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Livingston Recovers From Nightmare November Nor'easter

November 16, 2018

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Despite responding to 31 motor vehicle accidents and 61 calls from stranded motorists in addition to delivering pizzas to the middle schools, where many students remained stranded until late Thursday night, members of the Livingston Police Department (LPD), Livingston Fire Department (LFD) and Livingston First Aid Squad announced on Friday that there were no injuries ...

Flash Snow Storm Paralyzes Livingston Streets; Strands Students After School

EDITOR'S NOTE: Livingston schools have since been closed for Friday, Nov. 16.

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Some students were still being held at Livingston schools after 7 p.m. on Thursday after snow quickly accumulated during rush hour, according to Livingston police, who are still working vigorously to help drivers navigate the snow and get home safely.

“Everybody’s safe, ...

Livingston's Community Policing Unit Graduates First Citizens Police Academy Class

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Eighteen Livingston community members recently graduated from the Livingston Police Department’s first Citizens Police Academy—a free 10-week program designed to give participants an understanding of the inner workings of the police department and a working knowledge of what law enforcement entails.

Spearheaded by Officers Joy Klapal and Kevin Mullaney ...

Pedestrian Fatally Struck in Montclair Near Montclair Kimberley Academy

MONTCLAIR, NJ - Montclair Police shut down the upper part of Bloomfield Avenue near the vicinity of Montclair Kimberley Academy on Wednesday morning due to a pedestrian fatality, reports say.

The Essex County Prosecutor’s Office is currently investigating the accident, in which, an adult male was struck and killed, law enforcement officials ...

Livingston Police Assist in Pursuit, Discover Marijuana Tent & More

LIVINGSTON, NJ ­– Livingston police officers became involved in a car chase on Saturday afternoon during which the suspect vehicle struck an LPD vehicle prior to disappearing into Millburn. Police later learned that the driver of the vehicle had been wanted for kidnapping.

According to Livingston police, a radio broadcast came to them from the Essex County Sheriff's ...

Essex County Synogogues to Get Added Security Measures After Pittsburgh Shootings

NEWARK, NJ - The Essex County Sheriff's Office has responded to Saturday morning's mass shooting at a Pittsburgh synagogue by implementing stronger security measures and urging more vigilance at local temples and other places of worship.

"Sheriff Armando ordered that the officers of his department has increased vigilance at and around all Essex County synagogues and other houses ...

Homicide in Montclair Claims the Life of 44-Year-Old Woman; Child's Father At-Large

MONTCLAIR, NJ – Law enforcement officials are searching for a 55-year-old attorney suspected of fatally shooting his child's mother, 44-year-old Angela Bledsoe.

Authorities are charging James R. Ray, III, with murder and weapons offenses. 

Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens, II, and Montclair Police Chief Todd Conforti announced Tuesday that the ...

Accident on I-280 in West Orange Tying Up Thursday Afternoon Traffic

WEST ORANGE/LIVINGSTON, NJ - (Updated at 4:40 p.m.) A jackknifed tractor-trailer Thursday afternoon was causing massive delays on I-280 in West Orange. Two other local accidents in Livingston were adding to the congestion in the area.

According to BNN (Breaking News Network) and 511nj.org, the accident, which happened shortly before 4 p.m., occurred on the eastbound side of the highway, in the ...

Fire Prevention Week Kicks Off with Livingston Fire Department Open House

LIVINGSTON, NJ — In order to promote fire safety and spread the National Fire Protection Association’s (NFPA) message to "Look, Listen and Learn," the Livingston Fire Department held its annual open house on Sunday at fire headquarters to kick off Fire Prevention Week and also raise funds for the Saint Barnabas Medical Center Burn Unit. 

Livingston ...

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