JCP&L Shacks Up in Livingston Mall Lot to Ensure Swift Restoration of Power

March 15, 2018

LIVINGSTON, NJ — The Livingston Mall recently allowed JCP&L to use its parking lot as a staging area for all of the trucks and crews who came from the southern part of New Jersey and beyond to help out during the extensive power outages in the area last week and throughout the weekend following the nor’easter.

“They brought all these extra trucks and line crews from ...

Power Returns to Livingston as Township Prepares for Next Storm

LIVINGSTON, NJ — At the height of Winter Storm Quinn, 50 percent of Livingston’s homes and businesses were without power, but as of 3 p.m. on Monday, Livingston Mayor Ed Meinhardt has confirmed that less than 2 percent remain without power.

Township Manager Barry Lewis, Jr., who served his first official week as manager during the week of Winter Storm Quinn, has been steadily ...

Livingston Supervisor of Health and Physical Education Named “Leader to Learn From”

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Livingston Public Schools’ (LPS) recently hired supervisor of health and physical education (PE) Judy LoBianco was recently featured in Education Week‘s annual “Leaders To Learn From” report. The report recognizes 12 exceptional leaders working to enact and inspire transformational change in the nation’s school districts.

“These 12 ...

RWJBarnabas Health Executive Vice President Named to Top 25 Minority Executives in Healthcare by Modern Healthcare

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Michellene Davis, Esq., Executive Vice President and Chief Corporate Affairs Officer for RWJBarnabas Health (RWJBH), was recently named one of the Top 25 Minority Executives in Healthcare by Modern Healthcare. According to RWJBH, the biennial recognition honors leading minority healthcare executives across the country who are influencing policy and care delivery ...

Weather Update: Livingston Schools Closed and Warming Stations Open in Storm Aftermath

LIVINGSTON, NJ — As the West Essex area continues to recover from this most recent winter storm, Livingston Public Schools announced that schools will be closed on Friday due to power outages in some school buildings and wires and trees down in some areas near the schools. The Livingston Police Department and Department of Public Works advise residents of the following:

Never ...

Uneventful Morning Leads to Snow-Filled Afternoon for Garden State

NEW YORK, NY - When Essex Ed, Turtle Back Zoo's resident groundhog made his annual weather forecast on Groundhog Day, he did not see his shadow—meaning that warmer spring weather would arrive earlier in New Jersey. Instead, the National Weather Service is reporting that residents of the region should expect snowfall rates of one-to-three inches per hour ...

Heart Disease Fundraiser Raises More Than $40,000 for Heart Center at Saint Barnabas

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Members of the Saint Barnabas Medical Center (SBMC) family have raised more than $40,000 for the Heart Center at SBMC through their fourth annual indoor cycling fundraiser Cycle Red for Heart Disease, held in Livingston for the first time this year at the recently opened CycleBar on Sunday afternoon.

The event was hosted by SBMC anesthesiologist Dr. Joel Braverman ...

Local Expert Gives District 11 Citizens Primer on Gun Laws and Violence Prevention

LIVINGSTON, NJ – A sold-out crowd of concerned citizens from all over the 11th Congressional District heard from NJ 11th For Change member Cori Menkin, Esq., on the topic of gun violence at an open forum hosted by the Livingston Town Team of NJ 11th for Change on Saturday. Menkin, an expert on federal and state gun laws, spoke about what voters can do to protect against changes in New ...

Livingston Public Schools Rocks Cycle for Survival

SUMMIT, NJ — Several Livingston Public School (LPS) staff members and students spent time together on Feb. 3, at Equinox gym in Summit to join the battle against rare cancers. These dedicated spinners participated in Cycle for Survival, a high-energy indoor team cycling event founded by the late Jennifer Goodman Linn, a former Livingston resident, and her husband, Dave, to raise money to ...

Livingston Leaders and Parents Collaborate on How to Build a Healthier Community

LIVINGSTON, NJ – In a show of community solidarity to address mental health and substance abuse issues in Livingston, especially as they affect the township’s teenagers, more than 40 community leaders came together with more than 100 parents, students and concerned citizens on Thursday to discuss ways they can work together to build a healthier community.

Forum moderator Eric ...

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Colon Cancer Screening and You — When and Why? at Saint Barnabas Medical Center

March 9, 2018

LIVINGSTON, NJ – During Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, Saint Barnabas Medical Center will hold an education program, “Colon Cancer Screening and You — When and Why?, on March 21, 2018, from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the Barnabas Health Ambulatory Care Center, Conference Room A/B, First Floor, 200 South Orange Avenue, Livingston.

While colorectal cancer, commonly called colon ...