Giving Back

October 12, 2018

LAVALLETTE, NJ — A New Jersey State Police helicopter flew overhead and members of the United States Coast Guard floated nearby as hundreds celebrated the grand opening of a playground recently built in Lavallette Beach in memory of Livingston resident Brendan Tevlin a little more than four years ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ — In addition to celebrating the 90th anniversary of the West Orange Rotary Club, members and supporters will also enjoy a particularly rare public appearance from Rotary International (RI) President Barry Rassin at the club’s Oct. 20 fundraiser to support the eradication of polio, ...

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LOIZA, PUERTO RICO — RWJBarnabas Health and the Lakewood BlueClaws minor league baseball team recently brought baseball back to young athletes in Puerto Rico by hosting an equipment drive at First Energy Park after collecting dozens of baseball bats, balls, gloves, helmets, hats and ...

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ESSEX COUNTY AREA, NJ — The Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) for Children of Essex County is currently seeking volunteers to help the organization serve more children throughout the county who have been removed from their homes due to abuse, neglect or abandonment. In support of this ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ – As the official healthcare provider of the New Jersey Devils, RWJBarnabas Health will present the second annual “Running with the Devils 5K Run and Family Fun Walk,” in partnership with the National Hockey League (NHL) team on Saturday, Nov. 3 at Essex County’s South Mountain ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ – Livingston’s Shining Stars program, an adaptive after-school program for individuals with special needs that is open to local families in Livingston and surrounding communities, has officially kicked off its new season. In her second year as Livingston’s first-ever full-time ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ — The annual Essex-Hudson-Union Walk to End Alzheimer’s doubled in size this year, as more than 1,000 people attended Saturday’s event, hosted by the Alzheimer’s Association Greater New Jersey chapter (AAGNJ) at West Orange’s South Mountain Recreation Clipper Pavilion, in support of ...

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LAVALLETTE, NJ — Firefighters from across the state are helping to keep a Livingston teen’s name alive through a memorial playground currently being built in Lavallette—the Jersey Shore town where Brendan Tevlin spent every summer of his 19 years. After members of the New Jersey Firefighters’ ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ — Peter Tanella, a Roseland-based attorney and Cedar Grove councilman, recently received the prestigious Kenneth A. DeGhetto Champion’s Cup at the Metropolitan YMCA of the Oranges’ 24th annual Kids Care Club Golf Outing held on Sept. 17. The event was held at the Montclair Golf ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — In order to help residents who have recently moved or plan on moving to Livingston learn about the many businesses, organizations, schools and activities the town has to offer, the Livingston Health Department hosted its annual Welcome to Livingston Picnic during the week at the ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ — Local dignitaries, including West Orange Mayor Robert Parisi, Township Council President Susan McCartney and Congressman Leonard Lance, will speak to participants of this weekend’s Walk to End Alzheimer’s event at West Orange’ s South Mountain Recreation Complex prior to cutting ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — In order to help raise awareness and the necessary funds to help eradicate polio, the Livingston Sunrise Rotary Club is joining Rotary Clubs around the world in celebrating World Polio Day on Oct. 24. Members of the local chapter attended Monday’s township council meeting to spread ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Kevin Cancino, the assistant director of safety and security at the Livingston Mall, was honored by the Livingston Township Council on Monday for heroic actions that ultimately saved the life of an 81-year-old Short Hills man in March. During a special ceremony at Monday’s ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — In tribute to the seven Livingston residents who lost their lives in the attacks on Sept. 11, 2001 as well as to the ceremony’s long-standing motto, “Livingston Cares and Never Forgets,” relatives and friends of those lost that day, local dignitaries and hundreds of residents ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — After raising nearly $60,000 and attracting more than 350 participants in 2017, eight local families that are affected by food allergies hope to surpass both of these numbers when they host the second annual Northern New Jersey Food Allergy Heroes Walk at the Livingston Memorial ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ – Regal Bank will host its 10th annual Livingston Dog Pawrade on Sunday, Sept. 23 from 10:30 a.m. to noon in the parking lot of the Regal Bank headquarters, located at 570 West Mt. Pleasant Avenue in Livingston. Representatives of Regal Bank said they are proud to celebrate this ...

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SUCCASUNNA, NJ – Residents of Morris and Essex counties will have an opportunity to join the fight to end Alzheimer’s disease by participating in upcoming Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s events in Succasunna and West Orange on Sept. 9 and Sept. 29, respectively. “Every step ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — A Saint Barnabas Medical Center patient who is in renal failure and on dialysis three times a week is currently seeking a living kidney donor. Nick Sauter is a Little Falls resident who played football for Rutgers University from 1973 to 1977 and is a parishioner of the St.

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ESSEX COUNTY AREA, NJ — Some Essex County chapters of Girls on the Run (GOTR), an afterschool program designed to enhance girls’ social, emotional and physical skills and behaviors to successfully navigate life experiences, are currently seeking volunteer coaches to help their young participants ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — After being missing for four days following a multi-vehicle crash on Thursday near Okner Parkway on Route 10, a Livingston family’s beloved dog Roxie finally appeared on National Dog Day Sunday morning and is healthy despite some minor bumps and bruises. Nicole and Marco ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — In an effort to raise money toward its emergency fund, Livingston Neighbors Helping Neighbors (LNHN) is hosting its first community event, a Women’s Doubles Tennis Tournament, on Sept. 25 at the Northland Tennis Courts on Jefferson Court in Livingston from 9 a.m. to 12:30 ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ – The Livingston Express Shuttle is helping commuters cope with change by offering a new evening monthly pass to compensate for the two-year construction project underway on the 495 viaduct leading to the Lincoln Tunnel. According to Livingston Express Shuttle Committee chair Alan ...

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FLORHAM PARK, NJ — This fall, the Alzheimer’s Association Greater New Jersey Chapter (AAGNJ) will launch five Walk To End Alzheimer’s events throughout the Garden State. Thousands of New Jerseyans will join in this venture who walk in memory of their mothers, fathers, grandparents, and loved ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Fourth Generation Eagle Scout Arun Gupta was honored during the Livingston Township Council meeting on Monday for the achievements that earned him the Eagle Scout title. Gupta, a sophomore who brought with him a laundry list of achievements, was accompanied by Vincent Krause, ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Livingston area residents are mourning the loss of Isabella Brodsky, 17, and Matthew Poole, 18, two rising Livingston High School seniors who died on Tuesday night after swimming in Ramapo Lake in Oakland with their friends. “On behalf of the town council, the town employees and ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Under the new leadership of Livingston High School senior Rohat Chari, the free English as a Second Language (ESL) program at the West Essex YMCA, led by volunteer instructors and open to anyone looking to learn English in a casual, personalized environment, continues to ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Joseph Kushner Hebrew Academy in Livingston played host to more than 800 economically disadvantaged children from throughout Essex County last weekend as they shopped for school supplies at the National Council of Jewish Women Essex County (NCJW/Essex) chapter’s 10th annual ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — The Livingston Committee for Diversity and Inclusion (LCDI) is teaming up with the West Essex YMCA, the Livingston Youth Appreciation Celebration Committee (YACC) and West Orange resident Carl Brister of Agape Music Works, LLC to host a collaborative new event called the Love+Unity ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — In the month leading up to the 2018 MLB Little League Classic in Williamsport, Pa., Major League Baseball (MLB) has been profiling Little League stories from all over the area, including Livingston Little League (LLL) on Sunday during the MLB Sunday Night Countdown. The segment ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Despite regularly meeting since 1981 to help local parents who are experiencing challenges with their children, the Livingston Parent Self-Help Support Group (LPSHSG) is still one of the best-kept secrets in Livingston, and is hoping to reach even more families in not only ...

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