Tuesday, April 30, 2013
'Free China: The Courage to Believe,' an award-winning film about human rights abuses in China to be shown at community center at 6 p.m.
A free screening of the award-winning documentary “Free China: The Courage to Believe” will be held Tuesday, April 30 at 6 p.m. at the Livingston Community Center, the offices of Assemb. John F. McKeon and Assemb. Mila M. Jasey (D-27th District) announced Tuesday. The lawmakers announced the screening, in collaboration with New Tang Dynasty Television, after some District 27 approached the pair about human rights abuses in China, the legislators said in a press release. The film highlights human rights violations in the country “that include the arbitrary detention of dissidents and harvesting of organs from live prisoners of conscience,” the release said. The Livingston Community Center is located at 204 Hillside Ave.
Wednesday, March 6, 2013
Tentative 2013-2014 School Year Budget is Passed in Livingston
The Livingston Board of Education (BOE) unanimously approved a tentative $106 million budget for the 2013-2014 school year Monday night. The spending plan includes curriculum and special education initiatives, staff adjustments, and facility improvements. A presentation on the preview of the budget process can be seen by clicking here The spending includes the dollar figures attached to state aid including operating budgets, debt aid and grants that are paid back, with operating budget funds. The tentative budget of $106,170,578 will now be sent to the county Superintendent’s Office for review. Community forums on the budget in Livingston are scheduled for 7 p.m. March 18, and 10 a.m. March 20. A public hearing will be 7:30 p.m. March 21…
Tuesday, November 6, 2012
McKeon and Jasey want expanded bus service, jitneys to NYC.
The following news release was sent by the office of Assembly members John McKeon and Mila Jasey (both D-Essex/Morris). Assembly members John McKeon and Mila Jasey (both D-Essex/Morris) are working with residents and NJ Transit on solutions to ease the crippling transportation situation for Manhattan-bound commuters in the 27th legislative district. Jasey and McKeon have reached out to NJ Transit officials with a number of suggestions to ease the nightmare commutes to New York City, which residents in South Orange, Maplewood and West Orange, in particular, are facing as a result of the damage caused by Sandy. The lawmakers asked that every effort be made to accommodate the worthwhile suggestions, a number of which came directly from …