Sunday, January 27, 2013
FemGineers, robot revolution take honors in local contests.
The Livingston Board of Education Wednesday unanimously approved a measure to allow voters to decide March 12 to proceed with new school construction at six elementary schools. Heritage Middle School’s FemGineers (Female Engineering Club) took home top prizes for their utopian cities in the New Jersey Regional Future City Design Challenge held Jan. 12 at Rutgers University. Despite the big-box stores opening nearby over the years, Karigs Livingston Hardware has pretty much been the neighborhood go-to hardware store in Livingston for the past 90 years. A boy’s love for hockey helped Alex Harte win this year’s Geography Bee at Mt. Pleasant Middle School. It turned out he also knew a whole lot about places -- with and without pro sports teams…
Sunday, January 6, 2013
A look at the top stories of the week.
The Livingston Township Council will have a brand new look in 2013. Rieber becomes Deputy Mayor despite being in the minority party. The former Mayors were given a "Key to the City." A full year of events are planned to celebrate 200 years of the Township of Livingston. The committee plans 12 months of celebration. Livingston Dog Park Passes are also on sale this month. More than 750 mayors from around the country, including 67 from New Jersey, are urging President Obama for stronger gun control in the wake of the Newtown, Conn. school shooting. Township to collect trees throughout the month of January State Senator Kevin O'Toole drafts “No Early Release Act,” for child-pornography offenders. This "local gem" marks half a century of …
Sunday, December 23, 2012
A look at this week's top stories in Livingston
The two Democrats have been on the council since 2001. The donation will help fund Livingston at 200 activities next year. A Livingston family unveiled a floragraph likeness of their 11-year-old son, whose organ donations saved the lives of four people after he died of an allergic reaction. The 2011 Uniform Crime Report showed an increase of approximately 85 criminal incidents in Livingston Tuesday's performance helped collect donations for Toys for Tots. NJ Spotlight Interactive Map shows Livingston residents contributed more to the former governor's campaign than to the President's re-election campaign. The shuttle is back to full operation following Sandy. Admission is free to this family-friendly annual event. Models to evaluate …
Sunday, December 16, 2012
A look at this week's top stories in Livingston.
The Livingston landmark was famous for its Gorilla Burger and milkshakes. Classes include a mixture of yoga and Pilates, combined with a dancer's workout. Jolly St. Nick will be visiting the mall until Dec. 24. Livingston's adult school will begin their second semester. Here's where to get an influenza vaccine, how to recognize symptoms and what to know about treatment if you get sick. John McKeon spoke Tuesday at the South Orange Department of Public Works Murder, rape and robberies up, aggravated assaults down from 2010. Orange-based HANDS rehabbed historic building into affordable live/work spaces for artists.
Sunday, December 9, 2012
A look at Livingston's top stories this week.
Volunteers packed two buses with food and supplies for the citizens of Ventnor. Christopher Bickel, who grew up in Ventnor helped arrange the latest Stuff the Bus. Collaborative effort connects schools, township and businesses through Stuff the Bus Livingston shows support for the "Tie One On for Safety" program. FBI releases photos of Monday's robbery at TD Bank. This year's show will benefit Hurricane Sandy victims in Ventnor, N.J. Two Newark women formally charged with third degree conspiracy after allegedly taking picture of elderly patient's genitalia, posting to Facebook Comic book sale on Dec. 29 will benefit Saint Barnabas Hospice The Livingston Fire Department wants residents to know about the "silent killer." The JCC had to be …
Sunday, December 2, 2012
A look at the week's top stories.
A man suspected in more than 150 commercial burglaries in four New Jersey counties over the last two years has been caught on surveillance. On Monday, the Livingston Town Council unanimously passed a resolution that settled a lawsuit between the township and Integrated Construction Enterprises. The world famous basketball team and popular daytime host will be in town for a charity event. ‘Like’ them on Facebook to learn more about the bicentennial celebration. Rail commuters may see improvement next week when Gladstone line reopens Monday. The Livingston Police Department and the Livingston Health Department are joining forces with MADD to present an informative campaign on Dec. 5.
Sunday, November 25, 2012
A look at the top stories in Livingston.
Two drivers injured following collision on Eisenhower Parkway. Lawrence Grum and five others accused of netting $1.4 million in illicit profits and kickbacks. Wendy Williams will be making an appearance at the fundraiser also featuring the Harlem Wizards. Start your holiday shopping at locally owned stores during Small Business Saturday. Share your best recipes for the day after. In this season of giving, Livingston schools reach out to charities. A visit to Cedar Street Commons, givens seniors and children more reasons to be grateful. Livingston Public Library will host Dorothy Leeds' one woman show. Livingston and Caldwell/West Caldwell to receive money from the School Alliance Insurance Fund. As NJ Transit becomes operational again, the…
Sunday, November 11, 2012
A look at Livingston's top stories of the week.
Pamela Chirls and David Jasin are the top two vote getters in BOE race. Shelter will not be at the Senior Community Center. A report by the company says Livingston will have no houses restored, but spokesman says the report is an estimate. Students and staff show resilience as Livingston gets back to learning. The group asks that businesses and residents consider being a part of the celebration. At Mt. Pleasant Elementary, fourth graders learn all about the Electoral College. The Meredith Wilson classic will be held the next two weekends. The world famous basketball team will be in town for a charity event.
Sunday, October 14, 2012
A look at the week's top stories.
The latest BOE candidates forum gives voters more insight as to who they are voting for. Jacob Eisenstark is ordered to pay nearly $1 million in restitution after admitting to taking more than $850,000 from investors. The 8th Annual Celebration of the Arts Gala will honor two longtime community leaders. 11th District congressman speaks in favor of Pell grants, Romney, and (parts of) Obamacare Now a year old, benefits are seen in the changes that increase instructional time at Livingston High School. Rabbi Friedman had been a part of the synagogue since 1959. Saint Barnabas will hold the symposium among a myriad of events. The juried show presented an array of fine artists and crafts artisans from the tri state area, Woodstock and Vermont. …
Sunday, October 7, 2012
A look at the week's top stories.
The Livingston Education Foundation will honor a Grammy winner, TV producer, lawyer and teacher at Homecoming events. Final details and schedule released for the Livingston Primetime Shuttle. Last year's graduating class scored 211 points higher than the national average. The second annual Food Day on October 24 will be a big event in Livingston this year. What do you think about cutting funding to PBS? Gov. Mitt Romney said during the presidential debate that although he likes Big Bird, he wants to slash subsidies to the public broadcasting network. Over 20,000 daffodil bulbs are expected to be planted in Livingston. The students of Temple B'nai Abraham learn about Sukkot. Peanut Butter products recall affects stores such as Target, …