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Arrests Made in Livingston for Intoxicated Driving, Shoplifting and More

May 7, 2022

LIVINGSTON, NJ — In addition to responding to multiple reports of vehicles being stolen or burglarized over the last month, the Livingston Police Department (LPD) also made several arrests related to shoplifting as well as arrests for driving while under the influence and drug-related offenses over the last few weeks.

A 21-year-old Livingston resident was arrested for driving while under ...

Livingston Police Respond to Multiple Vehicle Thefts and Burglaries in April

LIVINGSTON, NJ — A string of motor vehicle thefts and burglaries has continued in Livingston over the last month, with officers from the Livingston Police Department (LPD) most recently responding to a report that a 2020 Honda CRV that was unlocked in the driveway of a Laurel Avenue residence with the key left inside had been stolen earlier this week.

This theft comes after multiple ...

Fatal Hit-and-Run Incident in Livingston Remains Under Investigation

LIVINGSTON, NJ — A hit-and-run incident that resulted in the death of Angelica M. Garcia, 35, of Newark on Wednesday evening in Livingston remains under investigation as of Tuesday, according to Livingston Police Chief Gary Marshuetz and Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore Stephens II.

A police officer on patrol discovered a female pedestrian at the 300 block of South Orange ...

Livingston Fire Chief Chris Mullin and Officer Matthew DeBiasse Set to Receive Valor Awards

BELLEVILLE, NJ — The Two Hundred Club of Essex County will honor 28 police officers and 16 firefighters—Livingston Fire Chief Christopher Mullin and Livingston Police Officer Matthew DeBiasse—for their bravery, dedication to duty, courageous vigilance and selflessness during the Valor Awards luncheon on May 10.

Mullin and DeBiasse will specifically be ...

Female Pedestrian Killed in Hit-and-Run Incident on So. Orange Avenue in Livingston

LIVINGSTON, NJ — An unidentified female pedestrian was struck and killed in a hit-and-run incident just after midnight on Thursday morning in the area of South Orange Avenue and Goodhart Drive in Livingston, according to the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office (ESPO).

Early reports indicate that the vehicle involved, possibly a white Ford Escape, fled the scene with damage ...

Livingston Police Increase Patrols for Safe Passing and Distracted Driving

LIVINGSTON, NJ — In addition to reminding residents about the importance of this month’s crackdown on distracted driving in Livingston and nationwide, Livingston Police Chief Gary Marshuetz is also bringing awareness to the New Jersey Safe Passing Law, which went into effect in March and is intended to save lives, reduce injuries, and prevent near misses on our roadways.

The ...

Livingston Woman Faces Intoxicated Driving Charges Following Crash On Observer Highway

HOBOKEN, NJ — A 22-year-old Livingston woman faces charges of driving while intoxicated after police said she crashed her car late Monday night in Hoboken.

Around 11:50 p.m., Sergeant Dennis Figueroa, Officer Damien Bates and Officer Brandon Fitzgibbons responded to a motor vehicle accident involving two cars in the area of 501 Observer Highway, according to Det.

Livingston Police Department Raises Funds and Awareness for Autism Community

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Members of the Livingston Police Department (LPD) are currently participating in the Autism Patch Challenge, which was created by the New Rochelle Police Department in 2017 to promote awareness and acceptance in every community throughout the country.

In addition to wearing patches with the autism puzzle piece motif throughout the month of April, Livingston officers ...

Livingston Police Make Arrests for Assault, Shoplifting, Bank Fraud and More

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Several arrests have been made in Livingston over the last month, including the arrest of a female who assaulted the driver of NJ Transit Bus, multiple arrests made in shoplifting incidents, arrests made during drug-related motor vehicle stops and more.

Officers were dispatched to the Livingston Mall bus stop at approximately 8:20 p.m. on March 31 on a report of a NJ ...

Livingston Residents Urged to Lock Cars and Remove Keys as String of Thefts Continues

LIVINGSTON, NJ — As suspects continue to enter and either burglarize or steal cars at all hours of the day throughout Livingston and surrounding towns, the Livingston Police Department (LPD) is urging community members to lock their vehicles and take their keys, key fobs and other personal belongings with them when they leave cars unattended.

The LPD shared the details of the ...

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RWJBarnabas Health, Saint Peter’s Healthcare System Vision to Create NJ’s First Premier Academic Medical Center Gets State Approval

New Brunswick, NJ – RWJBarnabas Health (“RWJBH”) and Saint Peter’s Healthcare System (“Saint Peter’s”) announced that the State of New Jersey has approved their transaction to create New Jersey’s first premier academic medical center (“premier AMC”) located in New Brunswick.

“This is a tremendous milestone in a years-long ...

Agent Spotlight: Kelly & Con Hartnett

Kelly and Con Hartnett, Sales Associates in the Livingston office, are a real estate power couple, ranking among the Top 2% of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices agents, nationwide. Kelly is an expert on the North Jersey market and one of BHHSNJ’s Certified Relocation Specialists. Whether you’re moving from the town over or crossing a few time zones, Kelly can guide you to your home of ...

Livingston Sophomore Yunfeng Wu Earns Second Place in Congressional Art Competition

May 16, 2022

MONTCLAIR, NJ — Livingston High School sophomore Yunfeng Wu has earned second place for his artwork in Congresswoman Mikie Sherrill’s fourth annual Congressional Art Competition for high school students in New Jersey’s 11th District. Wu’s piece, entitled “Chaos and Resilience,” was displayed along with the submissions of all participants during an in-person ...

North Jersey Jack & Jill: Senior Teens Donate over $21,000 to Wynona's House

May 16, 2022

On May 9, 2022, Wynona’s House CEO Dominic Prophete and his staff warmly welcomed the Jack and Jill North Jersey chapter delegation to the facility and was overwhelmed by the Senior Teens’ generous $21,228.94 donation.  Mr. Prophete expressed profound gratitude, passionately spoke about the organization’s mission and services and conducted a tour of the facility.  From ...

A Community Comes Together to Support Special Needs Students at The Calais Foundation 10th Annual Gala 

On the evening of April, 27 2022 the Calais Community came together at the lovely Park Savoy Estate in Florham Park, for the 10th Annual Calais Foundation Gala. The fundraising event welcomed 140 plus attendees and raised over 40K to provide programs and resources for children with special needs across North Jersey. 

The Calais Foundation, a local nonprofit based out of Whippany, supports ...

Four Atlantic Health System Medical Centers get ‘A’ Grade for Safety by Leapfrog for Spring 2022

MORRISTOWN, NJ — Atlantic Health System, a leading provider of health care in New Jersey, today announced that Morristown Medical Center, Overlook Medical Center, Newton Medical Center and Chilton Medical Center all earned the highest possible safety rating of ‘A’ by The Leapfrog Group in its Spring 2022 Hospital Safety Grades.

“Safety is the foundation of ...

Facing the unknown – What parents can tell kids when answers fail

A wise therapist once told me, “David, no matter how much you think you can, no one can predict the future. So stop trying and making yourself crazy in the process.” Excellent advice, especially considering my future predictions tend to veer into sometimes frightening territory.

Predictions are like opinions, everyone has one. When I signed on for parenthood, I tried to anticipate ...

TAPinto CEO Michael Shapiro Discusses Local Marketing in a Digital World

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ — TAPinto Founder and CEO Michael Shapiro was a recent guest on Sergeant Marketing's Milestone Mindset Live speaking about Local Marketing in a Digital World. The series helps viewers attract and retain clients and donors.

Shapiro and host Nancy Sergeant talked about a number of topics, including the value of local marketing in the post-pandemic economy, how ...

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