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August 8, 2018

LIVINGSTON, NJ – Drew Trautman, owner of the local 1-800-GOT-JUNK franchise, was honored at Monday’s Livingston Township Council meeting with a proclamation for providing free large-item electronics recycling pickups to Livingston’s senior citizens. Scott Goldman and Eric Baltuch, chairman and ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Livingston’s Trails and Greenways Committee is working to fulfill its action plan of maintaining a “high-quality system of parks, trials and greenways that will increase the desirability of residing and raising families in Livingston” by moving forward on plans to connect the ...

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ROSELAND, NJ – The public can experience the “Butterfly Tent Safari” at the Essex County Environmental Center. The Butterfly Tent Safari is an interactive display where visitors can observe hundreds of butterflies while walking through a tent. It will be held as ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — The Livingston mayor and council have agreed to join in the resistance to a proposed project to build a second 27,500-horsepower compressor station within a wetlands area adjacent to the Passaic River in Roseland by requesting that a public hearing be held prior to any decision on ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Community energy aggregation consultant Robert Chilton of Gabel Associates, Inc., the energy advisor selected in March to lead Livingston’s energy aggregation program, announced this week that he will have the bid results and recommendations prepared for the council to discuss and ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Two weeks following the successful second annual Pick It Up! Livingston event on April 22, the Livingston mayor and council recognized the organization team on Monday to thank them for continuing the community-wide spring-cleaning initiative. Shira Rost and Diana Lyell accepted ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — A brand new Weeping Cherry Tree can now be seen near the gazebo at the Memorial Oval after Livingston Mayor Ed Meinhardt, members of the township council, members of the Department of Public Works (DPW) and Assistant Township Manager Russ Jones gathered for the annual Arbor Day ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — An estimated 300 local volunteers helped line Livingston’s streets with garbage bags full of debris that they collected during the second annual “Pick it Up! Livingston” community-wide cleanup event on Sunday. Volunteers of all ages, from high school clubs, to Boy Scout troops, ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — After a successful Saturday morning, where a record 1,065 cars lined up to participate in the year’s first Electronics Recycling Day and the police department stepped up to help at both the recycling event and the Little League opening ceremony, Livingston Mayor Ed Meinhardt and ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Due to the early-morning snow on Monday, Livingston’s recycling vendor, Giordano, has advised that this week's paper recycling will be picked up one day later all week as follows: Zone 1 will be picked up on Tuesday, 4/3 Zone 2 will be picked up on Wednesday, 4/4 Zone 3 ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ – As Livingston’s Department of Public Works (DPW) continues to remove debris from the recent storms, the DPW announced this week that it will now collect brush and limbs that are less than 18 inches in diameter and placed at the curb through April 6. Crews continue to work ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — The Livingston mayor and council announced on Monday that Gabel Associates has been selected as the energy advisor for the township’s energy aggregation program. Mayor Ed Meinhardt thanked Councilman Shawn Klein for bringing energy aggregation to the council’s attention during ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — According to an update from Waste Industries, LLC, Livingston Township’s garbage collection vendor, all branches will be picked up in a timely manner; however, branches will not all be picked up at one time. In order to be collected, all branches must be tied in bundles of four ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — As employees of Livingston's Department of Public Works (DPW) continue to cleaning up debris from township trees, the DPW reminds property owners that they are responsible for other trees or limbs that have fallen on their properties. Here is how to tell the ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — As many Livingston residents have recently received solicitations from various independent electric suppliers offering “clean energy” or electric service from renewable energy sources, the Township of Livingston wants residents to know that these are not coming from the township ...

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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’ ...

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LONG VALLEY, NJ – There are only five more months until summer day camp starts. For those still unsure where to send their children this summer, Meadowbrook Country Day Camp owner Mason Goldberg said now is a great time to start looking at day camps—and locking in at low rates. Prospective camp ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Gabel Associates, an energy advisor out of Highland Park, NJ, was the third company to present a case to the Livingston Township Council as to why Livingston should authorize it as the township’s consultant for establishing an energy aggregation program. An ordinance was adopted ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — In order to gather input from the community about what improvements they would like to see at the Essex County Riker Hill Art Park, Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. and the Township of Livingston is hosting a public meeting on Thursday at 7 p.m. at Livingston Town ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ – The Township of Livingston’s Christmas Tree Collection and Recycling program will begin on Jan. 2 and will end on Jan. 31. Last year, the township, in conjunction with the Livingston Department of Public Works (DPW), collected and recycled more than 1,175 Christmas ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Representatives of GoodEnergy, a national residential, commercial, and industrial energy procurement consultant and broker that the township council authorized to conduct a study to determine Livingston’s options for a Renewable Government Energy Aggregation Program, gave a ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — The county will host a meeting in Livingston on Jan. 11 at town hall to discuss ideas and answer questions regarding the upcoming renovation of Riker Hill Art Park. Essex County Riker Hill Art Park is a 42-acre complex that was once housed army facilities and is now the home of ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ – Livingston students in grades 5-8 from the Livingston Robotics Club (LRC) recently participated an eight-week youth leadership program sponsored by the BASF Toastmasters. Organized by LRC coach Yvonne Ferreira, the program was designed to develop speaking and leadership skills ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — The five members of Livingston Robotics Club’s Team Promethio, made up of 6th, 7th and 8th graders, presented a solution for water conservation to the mayor and council on Monday, five days before they make the same presentation to a panel of judges in the next round of the First ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — After unanimously adopting an ordinance in September authorizing the establishment of a Livingston Energy Aggregation Program—which allows the township to consider energy aggregation as a means of cost savings—and hearing proposals from two companies over the last few months, the ...

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