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Livingston Resident Inspires Others to Attend International Women’s Day Diwali Festival

April 19, 2021

SHORT HILLS, NJ — A group of women from throughout the Essex County area recently attended a Diwali Festival at the Short Hills Mall at the invitation of Livingston resident Khusha Vaidya, who serves as Essex County Brand Ambassador to The Corporate Diwali (TCD), an initiative established in effort to share the Indian holiday throughout the United States.

TCD is a ...

Livingston Rabbi Explains Importance of Israeli History at Independence Day Ceremony

LIVINGSTON, NJ — For the fourth year in Livingston, the township raised the Israeli flag in celebration of Israeli Independence Day at Livingston Town Hall, where the Livingston Township Council acknowledged the country’s 73rd birthday in partnership with the Livingston Committee for Diversity and Inclusion (LCDI) and proclaimed April 15, 2021, as Rabbi Elie Mischel Day in honor of ...

New Hindu Community Group Unites Livingston Residents for Educational Events and Holidays

LIVINGSTON, NJ — A Livingston resident and Hindu clergy members recently collaborated to form an organization called Hindu Community of Greater Livingston (HCGL) in an effort to help Livingston Hindu youth explore their identities, learn about ancient spirituality and connect with other young Hindus in the Livingston area.

Livingston and neighboring municipalities have thriving ...

Livingston Council Members Help Cut Ribbon at New Hindu Temple in West Orange

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Livingston Mayor Shawn Klein recently joined West Orange Mayor Robert D. Parisi and Gov. Richard J. Codey in cutting the ceremonial ribbon at the Sai Hira Ram Trust Hindu Temple of Worship in West Orange.

All three also participated in the lighting of candles with honorary guests on hand for the inauguration program welcoming the Hindu temple to the ...

Livingston Mayor Represents U.S. at International Summit Against Anti-Semitism

LIVINGSTON, NJ — During the German City of Frankfurt am Main’s first-ever Mayors Summit Against Anti-Semitism—a live virtual event held on Tuesday in conjunction with the Combat Anti-Semitism Movement (CAM) in order to “empower the world’s brightest municipal and local leaders to come together to eradicate prejudice and hatred” in their ...

Three-Part Livingston Chinese Culture Day Event Draws Dozens of Families in 2021

LIVINGSTON, NJ — The Livingston Chinese community welcomed the Year of the Ox with a three-part Livingston Chinese Culture Day (LCCD) event that featured a car parade, Zoom games and a gala performance.

Thanks to the efforts of founding organizations Livingston Chinese Association, Livingston Chinese School, Livingston Huaxia Chinese School and Living Stone Christian Church as well as ...

Livingston's Second Annual Religions of The World Spotlights Five Major Religions

LIVINGSTON, NJ — The second annual Religions of the World program—produced virtually by the Livingston Committee for Diversity and Inclusion (LCDI) in conjunction with the Livingston Clergy Association and Livingston Vision 20/20—recently focused on “hope, resilience, patience and unity” as clergy members from local Buddhist, Christian, Hindu, Islamic and Jewish ...

Livingston Kwanzaa Celebration Explores Holiday Principles and Food Traditions

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Keith Hines, founder of The Livingston Committee for Diversity & Inclusion (LCDI), recently hosted a virtual Kwanzaa celebration for Livingston residents, during which he discussed the principles and symbolic foods of the holiday alongside committee members Vineeta Khanna, Dee Dee Pulver and special guest Kevin Chambers from Black Professionals of Langan ...

Livingston's Temple B'nai Abraham Donates Hundreds of "Christmas Bags of Cheer"

LIVINGSTON, NJ — The Social Action Committee (SAC) at Temple B'nai Abraham (TBA) in Livingston, recently sponsored a collection of "Christmas Bags of Cheer," collecting more than 250 bags that have been donated to Livingston Neighbors Helping Neighbors (LNHN) to be distributed to St. Ann's, St. Michael's and St. John's Churches in Newark.

After ...

Livingston Interfaith Thanksgiving Service to be Held Virtually Sunday

LIVINGSTON, NJ — The Livingston Thanksgiving Interfaith Service, an event that has been held annually since Livingston’s Bicentennial Celebration in 2013, will be held virtually this year on Sunday, Nov. 22 at 5 p.m. and will be broadcast by Livingston Television (LTV) as well as live-streamed on the LTV Facebook Page.

For the last seven years, thousands of participants have ...


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Livingston Student Named All-Star Player When Quizbowl Teams Compete at National Championship

May 4, 2021

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Two Quizbowl teams from Heritage Middle School (HMS) recently competed in the National Championship Tournament, where the Heritage B team placed 58 out of 112 teams by winning four out of eight challenging rounds, and the Heritage A team won five out of eight rounds on day one to qualify for the double elimination playoffs that were held on the second day of the ...

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I moved here 7 years ago from a small town outside of Philadelphia.  My daughter was 11 and just starting middle school.  The two of us moved into my at the time boyfriend’s house (now my husband).  We were so excited to move here!   When my husband and I were dating I would come up and stay here every other ...

Community Conversations: AFib, Heart Health and Stroke Prevention

People with atrial fibrillation (AFib) are five times more likely to have a stroke than the average person. In this Community Conversation, Atlantic Medical Group cardiologists Timothy Mahoney, MD, and Michael Katz, MD, answer your questions on managing AFib and reducing your risk of stroke. See all of Atlantic Health System's Community Conversations ...

Local Journalists Grapple with New Era of ‘All Politics is National’

Like it or not, the idea that “all politics is local'' is no longer reality. Instead, local government has been poisoned by the toxic political environment once confined at the state and federal levels.

Local reporters used to be shielded from the national political discourse, in part because municipal elections typically don’t include Rs or Ds next to candidate ...

Essex County Has Second-Highest Gas Prices in New Jersey Following U.S. Cyber Attack

May 12, 2021

WASHINGTON, D.C. — A cyberattack against a “vital” U.S. oil pipeline has contributed to a spike in already high gasoline prices. New Jersey gas prices now average $3.04 per gallon, according to AAA, compared to roughly $3.01 per gallon nationally. 

In Essex County, the price at the pump has hit $3.08 as of Wednesday, part of a national trend in high gas ...

Morristown Medical Center Among 1st to Receive American College of Cardiology Transcatheter Valve Certification

May 16, 2021

Only 6% of 750+ Hospitals Performing Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR) Have Achieved This Elite Recognition of Best Practices and Quality Care

Morristown, NJ – Atlantic Health System’s Morristown Medical Center has received American College of Cardiology (ACC) Transcatheter Valve Certification, a designation of excellence that recognizes demonstrated ...


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CareOne's EVP and CNO Share their Thoughts on Nurses Day 2021

May 13, 2021

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To CareOne nurses and all nurses everywhere:

Each May we celebrate the birthday of the pioneer of modern nursing, Florence Nightingale. From the start of her career, Florence Nightingale was challenged with crisis such as Cholera and the trauma of war. These crises provided a deep desire to improve care and conditions for her patients. The birth of the modern ...