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Softball: Livingston Advances to County Semifinal with 12-4 Win Over Cedar Grove

May 16, 2021

LIVINGSTON, NJ — The Livingston High School varsity softball team will face Nutley in the Essex County Tournament (ECT) semifinals on Friday after the Lancers defeated Cedar Grove, 12-4, on Saturday morning.

The Lancers, now 10-2 on the season as of Sunday, previously defeated Nutley, 7-0, in a regular-season matchup earlier this month.

“I am so proud of ...

Baseball: Livingston Beats Bloomfield, 7-4

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Livingston took a three-run lead after two innings on its way to a 7-4 baseball victory over Bloomfield on Saturday.

Mike Ilaria singled and drove in two runs for the Lancers (4-3), whose three-run second inning gave them a 4-1 lead. Myles Seid went 2-for-2 with two runs scored and one RBI in the victory.

Livingston had another three-run inning in the fourth to go ...

Softball: Previously Undefeated Livingston Falls to Verona, 4-1

VERONA, NJ — The Verona softball team made Essex County news with a 4-1 victory over previously undefeated Livingston on Thursday.

Carlie Goldstein hit a two-run homer and Sara Bochicchio singled in a run for Verona (8-4), which scored two runs in the fourth inning and two in the fifth inning.

Winning pitcher Melanie Naeris pitched a six-hitter, walked two and struck out two. She ...

Boys Tennis: Livingston Defeats MKA, Advances in Essex County Tournament

LIVINGSTON, NJ — The Livingston boys tennis team advanced in the quarterfinal round of the Essex County Tournament with a 4-1 victory over Montclair-Kimberley Academy on Thursday.

Stanly Shukhman, Livingston's first singles entry, won, 6-2, 6-3. Robert Coleman won for Livingston at second singles, 6-1, 6-1. The Lancers' Andrew Rhodes took third singles by scores of 6-1, ...

Livingston Officials Explore Options for 4th of July Celebration

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Following a lengthy meeting between Livingston’s 4th of July Committee and members of the Livingston Police Department, Livingston Department of Public Works, Livingston Physicians Advisory Board and others to discuss the plausibility of hosting the event this summer, the group provided an update on its plans for the upcoming celebration during Monday’s ...

Softball: Livingston Shuts Out Immaculate Heart, 2-0

LIVINGSTON, NJ — In a showdown between two undefeated squads, the Livingston softball team remained unbeaten with a 2-0 victory over Immaculate Heart on Tuesday.

Winning pitcher Sophia Mount threw a two-hitter, striking out seven batters and walking two for Livingston (8-0), who scored single runs in the second and sixth innings.

Guilia Wilson, who had two of the Lancers' five ...

Baseball: Livingston Rolls Over Glen Ridge, 13-2, in GNT Opener

LIVINGSTON, NJ — The fifth-seeded Livingston baseball team scored 11 runs in the third inning en route to a 13-2 victory over Glen Ridge in the first round of the Greater Newark Tournament on Friday.

Livingston did all its damage despite collecting just five hits in the game, as the Lancers (3-1) took advantage of 10 walks from Glen Ridge pitchers. Ben Hauser, Anthony Barbella, Myles ...

Livingston Softball Remains Undefeated, 6-0, as Team Prepares for Tough Road Ahead

LIVINGSTON, NJ — The Livingston High School varsity softball team is off to a hot start to the 2021 season after a 5-1 victory over Columbia on Thursday left the Lancers undefeated in their first six games.

“I think it’s a chemistry thing,” head coach Jason Daily said about the team’s success thus far. “I have six seniors who last played as sophomores, ...

Baseball: Seton Hall Prep Rallies to Beat Livingston, 4-3

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Seton Hall Prep rallied from a three-run deficit and scored the tiebreaking run in the bottom of the seventh inning to beat the Livingston baseball team, 4-3, on Thursday.

The game marked Livingston's return to action after more than two weeks idle while observing mandatory quarantine protocol. Robert Sayle and Brandon Kenney each went 2-for-2 with an RBI for the ...

Softball: Livingston Blanks Nutley, 7-0

NUTLEY, NJ — Sophia Mount pitched a four-hitter to help the Livingston softball team defeat Nutley, 7-0, on Monday.

Mount struck out 13 batters and walked just one in her seven innings of work. Caitlin Mullen hit a home run and drove in two runs for the Lancers (5-0), who scored two in the first inning, two in the sixth and then three in the seventh.

Nathalia DiIanni went 3-for-4 with ...


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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 ...