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Giving Back

May 16, 2022

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Animal lover Morgan Immitt, a 13-year-old Livingston student choosing to help abandoned pets in Ukraine as part of her bat mitzvah project, is looking to the community for support in this endeavor. While watching the early news coverage of the Russian invasion of Ukraine, Immitt ...

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EAST HANOVER, NJ — A banquet honoring members of the Young Men's Service League (YMSL) Livingston chapter who showed exceptional leadership and exceeded the expectation of hours dedicated to helping the community was recently held at Hanover Manor in celebration of the organization’s successful ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Three years after organizing an event supporting the #SameHere mental health movement as part of her bat mitzvah project, Livingston High School freshman Alexa Kipnis recently hosted her second event benefiting the global nonprofit organization at Cedar Hill Country ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Chants of “Slava Ukraini,” meaning “glory to Ukraine,” rang out at Livingston Town Hall on Monday night as the Livingston mayor and council declared Chervonohrad, Ukraine as a “Sister City” of Livingston and raised the Ukrainian flag in solidarity with those impacted by the Russian ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — When the Township of Livingston raises the Ukrainian flag outside Livingston Town Hall at 7:30 p.m. on Monday in collaboration with the Friends of Chervonohrad—a grassroots organization working locally to support refugees in the Chervonohrad region of Ukraine—the mayor and council ...

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SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — For several weeks, five clients of JESPY House in South Orange have been busy knotting and crocheting Ukrainian Flag Pins. The hand-made flags are available for purchase from Rocket Ship Print Shop in South Orange, the General Store Cooperative in Maplewood and directly from ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Now that the Livingston Township Council has returned to in-person government meetings after two years of meeting virtually, the council is taking the opportunity to recognize outstanding citizens like Don Schwartz—a 45-year resident best known for capturing special photographs of ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Marina Chernin, a Ukrainian-American high school junior from Livingston whose mother immigrated to the United States in 1991, is collecting essential medical supplies and humanitarian supplies such as blankets, warm socks and mittens through the end of April for refugees in ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Thanks to their winter fundraising activities in 2021-2022, members of Livingston’s Diamondback Adventure Society—a motorcycle-riding club that rides every Saturday while also engaging in quarterly charity events—presented two $100 donations to local charities earlier this month, ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — In recognition of National Autism Awareness Month in April, Livingston resident Peggy Romano is raising funds in support of Parents of Autistic Children (POAC) Autism Services through the end of May by collecting gently used sneakers and selling them to a sneaker-recycling program ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — A Livingston resident born and raised in the small Ukrainian town of Chervonohrad—located 30 miles west of the Polish border—is calling on Livingston residents and the public school district for help in her family’s efforts to support the education of Ukrainian children in need ...

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FLORHAM PARK, NJ — During National Volunteers Month in April, the Alzheimer's Association Greater New Jersey Chapter (AAGNJ), the leading volunteer-driven health organization in Alzheimer's care, support, advocacy and research is spotlighting people who make a difference in the fight to end ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Owen Abeles, a Livingston High School (LHS) senior who spent every Saturday over the span of several months volunteering at vaccination centers throughout Essex County, has been named an Essex County School Boards Association (ECSBA) "Unsung Hero" for 2022. Each year, the ECSBA ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — During a public ceremony that members of the Livingston Township Council said was long overdue, April 4 was declared “Nick Santinelli Day” in the Township of Livingston in recognition of a man known throughout the state for dedicating his retirement to community ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — ­Livingston High School (LHS) seniors Reese Giller and Natalie Silberman are looking to the community for support as they kick off a fundraising campaign benefiting Livingston’s Healthy Communities Healthy Youth (HCHY)—the umbrella organization of Livingston Neighbors Helping ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Dozens of Livingston residents gathered at the Livingston Senior and Community Center (LSCC) on Sunday to help the Livingston Committee for Diversity and Inclusion (LCDI) honor seven outstanding residents during the second annual Inspiring Women of Livingston awards ceremony.

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EAST HANOVER, NJ — Tickets and sponsorship opportunities are still available for the Big L Club’s rescheduled Duffy Casino Night, named in memory of event creator and lifelong Livingston resident Patricia “Trish” Duffy, after the highly anticipated annual event was canceled in 2021 and postponed ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — With Livingston High School (LHS) senior Geetika Komati at the helm, the LHS Origami Club is helping people develop motor skills through the art of paper folding—a typically Japanese visual art form that Komati has been practicing since elementary school. Komati, whose works ...

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EAST HANOVER, NJ — The Hillside Elementary School Parent Teacher Association (PTA) is hosting a “Cinco de Mayo” themed spring fundraiser—featuring a buffet dinner and dessert, soft drinks with a cash bar, DJ entertainment and prize opportunities from a wide variety of tricky tray raffle baskets—at ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — The pillars outside Livingston Town Hall shone with pink, green, blue and purple lights on Feb. 28 in honor of NORD (National Organization for Rare Disorders) Rare Disease Day, held in Livingston at the request of Livingston resident Magnolia Wang in an effort to raise awareness ...

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FLORHAM PARK, NJ — The Alzheimer's Association Greater New Jersey Chapter (AAGNJ) is spotlighting corporate partners who are making a difference in the fight to end Alzheimer's and other dementias by supporting the Walk To End Alzheimer’s (WTEA)—the world’s largest event to raise awareness and ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — The Livingston Committee for Diversity and Inclusion (LCDI) invites the community to nominate female residents who have made significant contributions to the Livingston community to be honored during the second annual Inspiring Women of Livingston awards ceremony on March 27 as ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — For the first time since Cycle for Survival founder Jennifer Goodman Linn lost her battle with sarcoma in 2014, the organization is hosting cycling event in Linn’s hometown with many of her Livingston High School (LHS) classmates coming together to ride as a team. On May 14, Linn’s ...

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NEW YORK, NY — Holocaust survivor Mark Schonwetter and his daughters Ann Schonwetter Arnold and Isabella Schonwetter Fiske recently rang the opening bell at the Nasdaq MarketSite in New York City.  According to Nasdaq, Inc., the bell-ringing ceremony represents a unique opportunity to showcase ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — During Black History Month, the Alzheimer’s Association, the leading volunteer-driven health organization in Alzheimer's care, support, advocacy and research, is highlighting inspiring stories and contributions from African American individuals making a difference in the fight ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Jeff Friedman, founder of Livingston Philanthropies, Inc (LPI), recently partnered with Chatham’s Education, Careers & Lifelong Community (ECLC) School to donate birthday kits to people in need after longtime friend and fellow Livingston resident Michele Florio-Campisi ...

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FLORHAM PARK, NJ — The Alzheimer’s Association Greater New Jersey Chapter (AAGNJ) has announced the dates for its five 2022 Walks to End Alzheimer’s (WTEA), the world’s largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer’s care, support and research. The AAGNJ will take place as ...

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WHIPPANY, NJ — In memory of Livingston native Marci Josephson’s daughter Samantha—who was a senior at University of South Carolina in 2019 when she was abducted and killed by a man posing as an Uber driver—a group of friends and supporters are hosting a fundraiser and ride-safety awareness event in ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — Eight fourth-grade girls from Westfield recently decided to parlay their love of beading into a fundraising enterprise called JamminBraceletz and are currently donating a portion of the proceeds from their personalized bracelets to Trial Blazers for Kids, a pediatric cancer ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Longtime Livingston residents John and Anna Marek are calling on the community for help as their Polish niece nears the deadline to raise the funds needed to save her six-month-old daughter’s life. John Marek, owner of the local general contractor firm M J 22 LLC, and his wife, ...

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