Friday, May 17, 2013
Livingston Patch's Property of the Week is this home at 3 Bushkill Drive. Price: $2,500,000 Description: This custom built home is truly one of a kind. Built in 1990, the house is just off of South Orange Avenue and blocks away from the South Mountain Reservation. Inside this all brick, 9,600 square-foot two-story home, there are seven bedrooms and baths. There is a grand entry two-story hall as you enter, which is next to a butterfly staircase and atrium. The doors and trim are solid mahogany and there is porcelain tile abound. The well-manicured property is about 41,300 square feet, and includes a large, backyard deck for entertaining. Realtor: Contact Sales Associate Dolly Hamlin-Luwisch of Towne Realty Group at (973) 945-5193.
Thursday, May 16, 2013
The candidate nominating petition can be found in the photo gallery of this article.
The deadline for candidates to register for the Livingston Board of Education election this November is June 4. Candidates must submit a nominating petition in order to get their names on the November ballot. Petitions must be filled out by 4 p.m. on Tuesday, June 4, and delivered in person to the Essex County Clerk's Office, at 465 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Room 246, Newark. Regular hours of operation are Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. School-board nominating petitions for the November election cannot be submitted to the local school district office. There are two seats on the Livingston Board of Education, which come with three-year terms. The annual school election will be held on Nov. 5, the same date as the …
Orange-scented masking agent disbursed in areas of Hanover and Florham Park to hide natural gas smell from planned Williams/Transco release.
Something stinks in Florham Park Thursday, but residents should not fear the smelly air. High concentrations of natural gas were released into the air and affected areas in Hanover and Florham Park, and other surrounding towns, as a result of a planned release by Williams/Transco in Livingston, said Morris County Office of Emergency Management Director Jeffrey Paul. "These high concentrations are creating local issues," Paul said in a message to all Morris County OEM coordinators, police officers, firefighters and CERT teams. "We have been in touch with our partners at [Public Service Electric and Gas] and although this is not a PSE&G issue, they are working with us to resolve the problem." The gas release began around 7:30 a.m. Thursday …
Wednesday, May 15, 2013
The Big L Club's annual event also included the Taste of Livingston on Tuesday night.
Livingston High School students were dressed to the nines Tuesday as they took to the runway for the annual Lancers Fashion Show. Hundreds of people and students packed into Livingston High School Tuesday night to see debonair and dapper students strut their stuff in the Big L Club’s senior athlete fashion show, which kicks off the countdown to graduation for the class of 2013. Senior student Max Shevrin, who roaming the hallways with with friends shortly before the fashion show began, said he was excited about getting up on stage. “I thought it was cool to be part of the senior class,” said Shevrin. “Obviously it’s our last year in high school, so I thought it would be a good time to get together with all the other student athletes …
The win again Mount Saint Dominic Monday captures the American Division title in the Super Essex Conference with a 19-3 record for Livingston.
Livingston beats out Mount St. Domonic 8-3 in Monday's girls' softball game in Caldwell, winning Livingston the Super Essex Conference's American Division. Both teams play on Friday at 6 and 8 p.m. in South Orange for the Essex County Tournament semifinals at Ivy Hill Park, according to NJ.com.
The Livingston girls' lacrosse team beat out Vernon on Monday with 20 seconds left in the overtime.
Livingston girls' lacrosse won just before the buzzer in the second overtime with a goal from Gina Coviello in Vernon Monday. With five goals and an assist Jordy Bonvini led the team in the victory, according to NJ.com. Meghan Annet also had eight saves. The win brings the team up to 12-6 for the season.
Tuesday, May 14, 2013
The East Orange Water Commission's $2.4 million in unpaid taxes will account for 72 percent of the tax increase.
Livingston municipal taxes will jump more than 5 percent this year primarily due to more than $2 million in unpaid taxes from a single taxpayer. The Livingston Township Council passed a $44.5 million municipal budget on Monday night. The 2013 budget will include a 5.7 percent tax increase, of which 4.14 percent will be needed to cover $2,403,063 in unpaid taxes by the East Orange Water Commission. The average home assessment of about $602,308 in Livingston can expect to pay about $140 more than last year. This means the average homeowner’s 2013 municipal tax bill will be $2,602. They EOWC has yet to pay its property taxes dating back to 2009 on about 1,500 acres of land it owns in Livingston. The EOWC continues to hold out even after a …
Students must reach a 3.5 or higher GPA to be included on the list.
Nine Livingston Township students attending Essex County College were recently named to the 2013 spring deans list. Students must achieve a 3.5 or higher grade point average to be included on the list. The following Livingston students who made the deans list were:
The Rae Kushner Yeshiva High School Cobras baseball team took on Torah Academy on Sunday in South Orange.
Playing against Torah Academy of Bergen County, the Rae Kushner Yeshiva High School Cobras baseball team dressed for awareness at their special Mother’s Day game on May 12. The teams played on Cameron Field located in South Orange. To raise awareness for breast cancer, the Kushner team wore pink jerseys, pink socks, and pink sweatbands. School parent and breast cancer survivor Sharon Cohn, shown in the picture with her family, threw out the first pitch and shared some inspiring words. Torah Academy of Bergen County was defeated 4-0.
Monday, May 13, 2013
A night of fashion will be accompanied by food from dozens of restaurants from around the area.
Livingston High School students will model the latest fashions Tuesday night to raise funds for the Lancers scholarship fund. The Lancers on Parade Fashion Show will run from 6 and 10 p.m. at Livingston High School, at 30 Robert H. Harp Drive. Dressing up will be students who are involved in the high school's sports programs. The night will feature more than just fashion. Stop by the high school to sample food from more than 40 restaurants from around the areas. Tickets are $10 at the door.