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Neighbors of Saint Barnabas Community Field Talk Flooding with Project Engineer

February 17, 2018

LIVINGSTON, NJ – After receiving complaints from residents that the Saint Barnabas Medical Center (SBMC) Community Field is causing major flooding and icing in the area, the Livingston Township Council hosted a meeting on Thursday to address this issue.

The project’s civil engineer, Kevin Haney, president & chief operational officer (COO) of Maser Consulting, was on hand to ...

Municipal Budget Conversation for 2018 Begins in Livingston

LIVINGSTON, NJ — In preparation of Livingston Township’s annual municipal budget, Chief Financial Officer Kim Kientz and Acting Township Manager Russ Jones initiated this year’s budget conversation at Monday’s council meeting with a summary of the capital requests and/or recommendations for each of the township’s departments.

According to Jones, all ...

Livingston Rabbi One of Six Arrested at "Clean Dream" Sit-In at Congressman's Office

WESTFIELD, NJ — Six protesters, including Rabbi Faith Joy Dantowitz of B’nai Abraham in Livingston and three of her fellow clergy members, were arrested on Monday after holding a sit-in at Congressman Leonard Lance’s office in Westfield to support “Dreamers,” according to Westfield police.

Dantowitz was charged with defiant trespass alongside Rev. Ann Ralosky and ...

The Search is Over: Livingston Welcomes New Township Manager

LIVINGSTON, NJ — After being vacant for several months, the position of Livingston Township Manager has been officially filled by Barry Lewis, Jr., who will begin full time on March 1.

The Livingston Township Council, which unanimously voted to appoint Lewis on Monday, has conducted an extensive search and interviewed numerous candidates in order to identify an individual to fill ...

Essex County Freeholders Honor Legacy of Former Gov. Brendan Byrne

NEWARK, NJ – During a special presentation at the Hall of Records in Newark, the Essex County
Board of Chosen Freeholders honored the life and leadership of the late Brendan Byrne,
former New Jersey Governor.

Gov. Byrne was born in Orange and grew up in West Orange in a Roman Catholic
family with deep Irish roots. His father, Francis Byrne, served for 15 years on the
municipal ...

Gable Associates Continues Dialogue on Energy Aggregation Program in Livingston

LIVINGSTON, NJ – Community energy aggregation consultants Robert Chilton and Jesse Castellanos of Highland Park-based Gabel Associates, Inc., led an interactive question-and-answer session with Livingston residents at Monday’s Livingston Township Council meeting in follow up to Gabel Associates’ initial presentation to the council on Jan. 10.

Gabel Associates was the third of ...

New Officers and Police Chaplain Sworn into Livingston Police Department

LIVINGSTON, NJ – Livingston’s finest turned out en masse to honor the two new officers and police chaplain who were added to the fold of Livingston’s men and women in blue at Monday night’s swearing-in ceremony.  The ceremony was presided over by Livingston Police Chief Craig Handschuch. 

According to Handschuch, newly admitted officers Ryan Collis and Ryan ...

Livingston Council to Host Public Forum on Proposed Energy Aggregation Program

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Gabel Associates, the third energy advisor to present an energy aggregation program proposal to the Livingston Township Council, will host a presentation and question-and-answer session to the public on Monday during the public mayor and council meeting at 7:30 p.m.

An ordinance was adopted in September to authorize the establishment of a Livingston Energy ...

Livingston Residents Express Ideas and Concerns at Riker Hill Art Park Open Forum

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Livingston and Essex County officials were enthusiastic about the outcome of a productive public forum held on Thursday at Livingston Town Hall to gather residents’ input regarding the revitalization of Riker Hill Art Park (RHAP).

As mayor in 2016, current deputy mayor Al Anthony worked hard to receive a commitment from Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo ...

Livingston Mayor Addresses Business Community at Chamber of Commerce Breakfast

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Newly instated Livingston Mayor Ed Meinhardt affirmed his commitment to the success of the township’s business community when he introduced himself to members of that community at the annual Livingston Area Chamber of Commerce (LACC) Mayor’s Breakfast on Thursday at Nero’s Grille.

During his year as mayor, Meinhardt said he looks forward to ...

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