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Livingston Residents Protest Injustice in America Following Death of George Floyd

June 3, 2020

LIVINGSTON, NJ — A group of approximately 125 community members gathered in masks at the Livingston Town Center on Monday night for what event organizers described as “a peaceful protest in response to the recent murder of George Floyd, the persistence of police brutality directed at black Americans and the continuous and systemic oppression of black Americans nationally.”

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Livingston Police Address Death of George Floyd, Respect Right to Peacefully Protest

LIVINGSTON, NJ — In response to the protests that have taken place both locally and across the country following the death of George Floyd, Livingston Police Chief Gary Marshuetz stressed that the Livingston Police Department (LPD) does not support the actions of the former Minneapolis police officers who contributed to Floyd’s death, which he said was “upsetting, unnecessary ...

Livingston Police Respond to Domestic Disturbance, Pedestrian Struck and More

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Members of the Livingston Police Department recently responded to a domestic disturbance that led to an arrest, a motor vehicle accident involving a pedestrian and the theft of a package. 

Domestic Dispute Leads to Arrest of East Orange Man

Police were called to a Thames Drive residence just before 7 p.m. on May 18 on a report of an “unwanted ...

Livingston Chief Urges Caution as Murphy Allows Outdoor Gatherings of 25

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Just in time for Memorial Day Weekend, Gov. Phil Murphy lifted the 10-person limit on outdoor gatherings on Friday and has granted up to 25 to congregate so long as all individuals adhere to the proper COVID-19 safety protocols. 

Altering the restrictions does not impact indoor gatherings, which remain capped at 10 ...

Livingston Police Mourn Loss of Former Resident and Fellow First Responder

GLEN RIDGE, NJ — The Glen Ridge Police Department announced on Monday that Officer Charles “Rob” Roberts, a Livingston High School graduate of 1992, has died at age 45 due to complications from COVID-19. 

According to the Township of Glen Ridge, Roberts is the first line-of-duty death in the history of the Glen Ridge Police Department, which ...

Burglary Suspects Escape Livingston Mall After Being Locked Inside Macy's

LIVINGSTON, NJ — After being closed for several weeks due to the pandemic, the Livingston Mall fell victim to a burglary on May 8, and the suspects have not been identified.

According to Livingston police, three unidentified individuals forced their way through a loading dock door and into the Macy’s department store at the Livingston Mall. Once inside, the suspects took suitcases ...

Livingston Fire Department Extinguishes Kitchen Fire at N. Baums Court Home

LIVINGSTON, NJ — After responding to a call at 57 N. Baums Court on reports of a kitchen fire that was believed to be extinguished, the Livingston Police Department discovered a heavy smoke condition still coming from the home.

According to Chief Christopher Mullin, the fire involved a pan of oil on the cooktop. When the homeowner attempted to quench the fire with a portable fire ...

Livingston Residents Encouraged to Shine a Light for Firefighters’ Day

LIVINGSTON, NJ — In order to thank local firefighters for their service on Monday, the Township of Livingston is encouraging community members to recognize International Firefighters' Day by placing a red light bulb on their porches.

According to the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation (NFFF), nearly everyone knows a firefighter who would “respond to a stranger’s ...

Livingston First Responders Receive Mask Donation from Neighboring Fire Department

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — When the South Orange Fire Department received a donation of 4,500 medical masks from Livingston resident Dr. Kaixuan Liu of Atlantic Spine Center to supplement their personal protective equipment (PPE), they turned around and shared the wealth with other first responders.

The department divided them nearly equally between the Livingston Fire ...

Watch: Livingston Student Produces Video Montage of Hero Parade at Saint Barnabas

LIVINGSTON, NJ — After receiving a notification from the Township of Livingston that E. Cedar Street would be closed for a portion of the afternoon on April 14, Livingston High School (LHS) junior Alexandra Robbins, who lives nearby, walked to Saint Barnabas Medical Center (SBMC) with her mother and felt a surge of inspiration like never before as hundreds of first responders swarmed ...

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Essex County News: Testing Expanded in Effort to Reach Newark’s Immigrant Population

June 3, 2020

NEWARK, NJ — Recognizing its status as one of the areas most affected by the coronavirus, Essex County has expanded its testing to some of Newark’s more hard-to-serve populations this week, including the Ironbound’s immigrant community. 

Assemblywoman Eliana Pintor Marin (D-Newark), who was part of the team that set up a pop-up site in the parking lot of the ...

CareOne: Trust in Our Care

June 3, 2020

During these challenging times, our CareOne family has and always will be there for you. For over 20 years we have been administering first-in-class assisted living, gold standard memory care and award-winning rehab. Now more than ever, you can trust in our care.

 

 

Community Conversation: Keeping Kids Healthy & Safe This Summer

Walter Rosenfeld, MD, Chair of Pediatrics at Atlantic Health System’s Goryeb Children's Hospital and medical director of Children's Health at Atlantic Health System sat down recently for a Facebook Live where he shared some important information for parents about what they need to know to keep kids healthy and safe this summer.

 

Community Conversations: Guiding Patients with Cancer

Join Eric Whitman, MD, medical director of Cancer Care for Atlantic Health System, for a Facebook Live where he will share guidance for patients with cancer as we coexist with COVID-19.

Community Conversations: Keeping Kids Healthy & Safe this Summer

Join Walter Rosenfeld, MD, Medical Director for Children's Health for Atlantic Health System, for a Facebook Live where he will answer your questions about what parents need to know to keep kids healthy and safe this summer.

Coronavirus Pandemic Adds to the Admiration as Hospital Honors Local EMS Members

Overlook Medical Center celebrated the work of the dedicated EMS first responders throughout the communities it serves with awards, gifts and other recognition as part of the national EMS Week, May 18–22.

“The first responders throughout our region have been our steadfast partners through the height of the pandemic, and their collaboration in caring for our patients during this ...

Atlantic Health System Leads Phase 1 Study on CPI-613® (Devimistat), First-in-Class Treatment for Pancreatic Cancer to be Presented at American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) 2020

Atlantic Health System Cancer Care’s Angela Alistar, MD, medical director of GI medical oncology at Morristown Medical Center and medical director of the Phase 1 Breakthrough Treatment Center, is lead author of a phase 1 study of CPI-613® (devimistat), a unique first-in-class treatment for locally advanced or metastatic pancreatic cancer, in combination with two chemotherapy drugs.

Community Conversations: Is It Safe To Have Surgery?

James C. Wittig, MD, chairman, Orthopedic Surgery, Morristown Medical Center, medical director of Orthopedic Surgery, Orthopedic Oncology and Sarcoma Surgery for Atlantic Health System, joined host Luke Margolis for the latest edition of our Facebook Live event series, Community Conversations. Dr. Wittig shared what our patients need to know before having an important surgery that’s been ...

Other NJ News: More Than 1,500 Gather in Summit to Protest for Racial Equality, Justice

June 3, 2020

SUMMIT, NJ — More than 1,500 citizens from Hilltop City and surrounding towns gathered on Tuesday afternoon at Summit's Lawton C. Johnson Summit Middle School (LCJSMS) to show their support for the "Black Lives Matter" movement and to set a high bar for respectful, organized ...