Friends of the Livingston Animal Shelter Advises Township on Infrastructure and TNR Needs

November 14, 2017

LIVINGSTON, NJ — As construction begins at the new Livingston Animal Shelter, members of the Friends of the Livingston Animal Shelter (FOLAS) advisory committee attended Monday’s mayor and council meeting to make recommendations on how to improve shelter operations and how to address the township’s feral cat problem with a more productive Trap Neuter and Release (TNR) ...

Livingston Community Players Seeks Funding from Township

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Members of the Livingston Community Players (LCP) presented their case to the Livingston Township Council for inclusion in the municipal budget for 2018, speaking of the many ways that community theater enriches the lives of not only the performers, but community members interested in the arts as well.

Phyllis Meranus, the passionate president of LCP, spoke on ...

Livingston Robotics Team T3CFAN Presents Hydro Dynamics Mission

LIVINGSTON, NJ — The seven fifth-and-sixth grade boys that make up the T3CFAN (The Team That Couldn’t Find a Name) robotics team shared their project idea for this year’s First Lego League (FLL) Robotics Challenge with the Livingston mayor and council on Monday.

Team T3CFAN is made up of four fifth graders and three sixth graders who are participating in this ...

Livingston Alumnus Re-Elected as Essex County Freeholder

ESSEX COUNTY AREA, NJ — Leonard Luciano, a 1999 Livingston High School graduate and current West Caldwell resident, earned nearly 64 percent of the public’s vote to maintain his seat on the Essex County Board of Chosen Freeholders, representing District 4.

Pulling ahead of Republican challenger Adam Kraemer, Luciano tallied 21,871 votes compared to Kraemer’s 12,523 votes ...

Livingston Students Recognized for Volunteerism at Local Events

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Members of the Livingston High School Science National Honor Society were recognized at the Livingston Township Council meeting on Monday for being instrumental in the success of this year’s local electronic recycling and paper shredding events.

According to Renee Resky, chairperson of the Livingston Recycling and Reclamation Committee, 41 volunteers ...

Livingston Presents $200,000 Check to Habitat for Humanity for Affordable Housing

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Habitat for Humanity, a not-for-profit organization that provides housing rehabilitation and affordable housing within Essex County, was presented with a $200,000 check for the purpose of building affordable housing on Grand Terrace and Burnet Street during Monday’s meeting of the Livingston mayor and council.

“Livingston has a very serious ...

Livingston's Bob Leopold Retires After Decades of Service to Township

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Upon his retirement from the Livingston Planning Board, Robert Leopold was presented with an honorary plaque on Monday during the Livingston Township Council meeting for his many years of service to the township.

Leopold, who has served as mayor twice (1985 and 1989), was a councilman from 1983-1990, and was named Citizen of the Year in 1990 and 2001. He served, is ...

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Livingston Offices to Close for Thanksgiving Holiday; No Garbage or Recycling Pickup on Thanksgiving Day

November 18, 2017

LIVINGSTON, NJ – All Township of Livingston offices will be closed on Thursday, Nov. 23 and Friday, Nov. 24, 2017 for the Thanksgiving holiday.

There will be no garbage or recycling pickup on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, Nov. 23. Garbage for those with Monday/Thursday pickup will be collected on the next regularly scheduled day, Monday, Nov. 27.

Recycling collection will move back one ...