WATCH: Livingston Mayor Shawn Klein Discusses 2017 Goals & Initiatives

January 19, 2017

LIVINGSTON, NJ — In an interview with TAPinto Livingston, Mayor Shawn Klein discusses 2017 goals and initiatives such as finding a new township manager, completing the design and installation of a mobile app for the township and more.

Klein, a board certified Ophthalmologist and partner in Klein & Scannapiego MD PA, lives in Livingston with his wife, Cindy, and two young sons, ...

Livingston Area Chamber of Commerce to Host Annual Breakfast with the Mayor

LIVINGSTON, NJ — The Livingston Area Chamber of Commerce (LACC) is kicking of 2017 with its annual Mayors Breakfast on Jan. 26 at Nero's Restaurant starting at 8 a.m.

Newly elected Livingston Mayor Shawn Klein will address the audience and then hold a brief Q&A session during the event. The LACC will also elect its new officers and board of directors.

“This ...

Livingston Township Council Discusses Community Pool Day Pass Options

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Membership fees for both the Haines and Northland Community Pools in Livingston, a discussion likely to be revisited in the coming months, was a topic addressed by the mayor and council on Monday.

According to Senior Youth and Leisure Services Director (SYLS) Jennifer Hessberger, 80-85 percent of memberships are typically sold in January and February due to the ...

Livingston Township Council Elects New Mayor and Deputy Mayor for 2017

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Following Monday’s reorganization meeting, Livingston Township Council members unanimously elected Deputy Mayor Shawn Klein as the township’s new mayor and Edward Meinhardt as deputy mayor.

For sixty years, it has been a tradition in Livingston to rotate the position of mayor every year. In order to elect a new mayor, outgoing mayor Al Anthony chose to ...

Letters from the Leaders: A Message from Livingston Mayor Al Anthony

Dear Community,

In what is being called one of our most productive years ever, Livingston ends 2016 in terrific shape and is poised to be even better in the future. I am extremely proud of what we have accomplished this year.

Early in the year, we were presented with a $1.3-million donation from St. Barnabas and moved with lightning speed on a project that had been talked about for a ...

New Jersey Lawmakers Delay Vote on Digital Legal Notices; Governor Christie Still in Favor of Measure

TRENTON, NJ – New Jersey lawmakers last week delayed their vote on a measure that would allow legal notices to be published digitally on Internet websites. The legislators pushed off action until after the holidays

The proposal, opposed by print newspapers, would end print media’s lucrative monopoly on publishing paid legal notices, a steady source of revenue for print ...

Livingston Council Honors Host of Organizations and Individuals for Contributions to Township

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Monday was an evening of celebration for the Township of Livingston as the governing body, at its final council meeting of 2016, honored a number of citizens and organizations for their contributions to the township over the past year and their anticipated future contributions.

Mayor Al Anthony congratulated a group of young students on their efforts to restore the ...

Outgoing Livingston Mayor Thanks Family for Support in 2016

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Livingston Mayor Al Anthony, who will end his one-year term as mayor on Dec. 31, presented his wife, Lori, with a citation for the support she has shown him throughout his term.

The Anthony children shared in the honor at a council meeting on Monday.

Current Deputy Mayor Shawn Klein will officially take over the township’s top executive post when he is ...

Proposed Parking Ordinance Tabled in Livingston After Residents Voice Opposition

LIVINGSTON, NJ — The Livingston Township Council officially voted on Monday to table a proposed parking ordinance in the surrounding area of the Livingston American Little League after several residents in the affected area, who said they were unaware of the impact it would have on their neighborhoods, opposed it.

In sections of Cobblewood Road, Congressional Parkway, Filmore ...

Livingston Township Council to Consider Merging Environmental Commission and Open Space Committee

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Township attorney Sharon Weiner agreed to study the possibility of merging the Livingston Environmental Commission and the township’s Open Space Committee after Walter LeVine, a member of both bodies, said attendance and participation in the open space committee has fallen off greatly.

At a township council meeting Monday, LeVine said that members of the ...

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Women's March on Washington: Why, and Why Now

January 19, 2017

As Donald Trump’s inauguration draws near, a number of groups are planning various events and rallies – perhaps most notably, the Women’s March on Washington. I have read a number of opinion pieces and spoken to many people about the March, and several questions and criticisms seem to consistently arise. I would like to address some two of the major themes.

(Q) The election ...