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Track & Field: Gov. Livingston Boys Team Wins Union County Mountain Championship

May 14, 2021

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - The Gov. Livingston Boys Spring Track & Field team brought home the Union County Mountain Division Conference Championship title on Thursday. 

The boys team accumulated 124 points in the annual two-day meet at Governor Livingston High School. New Providence placed second, 29 points behind the Highlanders.  

Sophomore Joseph Frank won the ...

Gov. Livingston's Five-Game Boys Lacrosse Winning Streak Ends In Loss To Oratory Prep; UCT Looms On Saturday

Editor's Note: Click here for photo gallery by John Haddad.

SUMMIT, NJ - The Gov. Livingston high boys lacrosse team hung close for a half but its opponent - Oratory Prep - pulled away in the second half and earned a 9-3 victory on Thursday afternoon in Summit.

The loss snapped the Highlanders' season-high five-game winning streak and dropped Gov. Livingston's record to ...

Zazzali Registers 100th Strikeout in 6-2 Victory over Elizabeth

BERKELEY HEIGHTS —  Sophomores Kayley Zazzali and Elise Faxon have been refining their skills as battery-mates pretty well this spring on the Gov. Livingston softball field.

Zazzali, a right-hander, scattered six hits while walking two and striking out six throwing to Faxon to highlight a 6-2 victory over Elizabeth on Wednesday. 

Of significance was in one of the Elizabeth ...

Greta’s Run for Imagine Returns This Week with Virtual Event

MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ — The 8th annual run held in memory of Westfield High School freshman Greta Schoenemann, who died when a tree branch fell on her in 2002, is virtual this spring for a second year, organizers said.

Last year the run began fundraising for Imagine, a Center for Coping With Loss, which provides free, year-round grief support for children.

Participants are asked to ...

Maguire Nets Career-High 8 Goals To Power Lady Highlanders In Girls Lacrosse Victory

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STANHOPE, NJ - The Gov. Livingston High girls lacrosse team is starting to hit its stride.

Led by a career-high eight goals by senior Mia Maguire and a stifling defense, the Lady Highlanders earned a 12-3 decision over Lenape Valley on the road on Wednesday afternoon in Stanhope.

The victory was the ...

Baseball: Gov. Livingston Improves to 9-3 with Back to Back Wins

BERKELEY HEIGHTS — Nick Gold and Matt Murowski combined for five hits and four RBI in support of another strong outing from starter Jon Schmidt when Gov. Livingston rolled to an 8-4 victory over Johnson in Clark.

The Highlanders, who built a 6-0 advantage after four innings, improved to 9-3 with their second straight victory.

Gold, a junior first baseman, finished 3-for-4 at the plate ...

Softball: Gov. Livingston Lineup Fueled by Underclassmen

BERKELEY HEIGHTS - Kate Granelli has been one of the highlights in the underclass surge of talent for the Gov. Livingston softball team this spring.

The talented sophomore, who leads the team with 17 hits, made her presence in the lineup known in her varsity debut for the Lady Highlanders. In the club’s season-opener Granelli merely produced four singles in as many at-bats, scored twice ...

Boys Lacrosse: House, Manfreda, Peer, Stallone Lift Gov. Livingston To Third Straight Victory

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Jason House had a game-high three goals, Steven Manfreda scored twice and Brett Peer added a goal and two assists to lift the Gov. Livingston High boys lacrosse team to a 7-6 victory over Jonathan Dayton on Wednesday afternoon in Berkeley Heights.

The win was the third straight for the Highlanders, who improved to 5-3. Dayton had its two-game winning streak snapped and ...

Sharpshooter Jason House Named Valairco Heating and Cooling Highlander Athlete of the Week

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - It took a conversation between a coach and his senior offensive leader that may have shifted the outlook for the Highlander boys lacrosse team.

After a hard fought loss against Cranford, Coach Michael Provenzano told senior attackman Jason House to step up his intensity and effort on the field to help the team. "He has stepped up to the challenge with ...

Jack Pires Leads Gov. Livingston Baseball Offense in 13-6 Victory Over Johnson

BERKELEY HEIGHTS — Jack Pires continued his stellar season on Monday for the Gov. Livingston baseball.

The talented senior ignited the offense again as he went 4-for-5 with a double and finished with two RBI, two runs and four steals to help the Highlanders forge a 13-6 victory over Johnson Regional.

It marked the fourth straight decision for Gov. Livingston over Johnson and fifth in ...


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The Benefits of Local Advertising

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - When marketing your services or products, the best place to start is right in the community you serve. Your local community is full of potential new and returning customers, and that market is essential for you to sustain and grow. 

Local marketing is trending, and now more than ever it is important for your business to be prominent in your local market.

According ...

TAPinto Tips: Intro to SEO

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - If you own a business, you might be familiar with lots of trends in marketing that promise to increase your business: social media and email campaigns, as well as paid and organic ads. One trend that tends to get overlooked is SEO, or search engine optimization. SEO is a proven and necessary tool, but you may ask yourself, “What is it?” and “How can you best ...

New Jersey Date Night: Stroll Through These Gorgeous Gardens

May 13, 2021

New Jersey Date Night is a series on NJ Flavor by relationship writer Craig Rogers.

There’s always something growing in New Jersey, be it excitement for warmer weather or the flowers in everyone’s yard. Celebrating springtime in the Garden State requires a garden date. We have so many options at our fingertips — possibilities guaranteed to inspire romance and ...

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Panic Buying Gasoline After Oil Pipeline Cyberattack Leads to Price Increases. See How Union County Compares to National Averages.

May 12, 2021

ELIZABETH, NJ. — 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 Union County, the price at the pump has hit $3.035 as of May 12. This is part of a national trend in high gas prices ...

UPDATE: Colonial Pipeline Restarted Operation; Normal Delivery Rate Expected the Coming Days

May 13, 2021

NEW JERSEY — Colonial Pipeline Co. announced in a statement late Wednesday evening that the pipeline that was shutdown by a ransomware hack last week was going to restart and begin operating again. 

“Following this restart, it will take several days for the product delivery supply chain to return to normal. Some markets served by Colonial Pipeline may experience, or continue ...

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

May 14, 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 ...

Look past these life insurance myths

May 7, 2021

Most people recognize the need for life insurance – but many of them still don’t have it.


People offer a variety of rationales for remaining uninsured. But these reasons may just be myths. Here are a few of them:

“I’m single (or married with no children), so I don’t need life insurance.” Even if you’re single, you may still have ...