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Where Are They Now?!

LHS Grads’ Dream Comes True

MANHATTAN, NY - Marc Jarman, 45, (LHS Class of ’87), had a once in a lifetime experience on March 9— he met his favorite athlete Roger Federer, played tennis with World #11 Grigor Di...

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Community Announcements

Today's Events

Police Blotter

Livingston Police Department Conducts Two Investigations Involving Motor Vehicles

March 27, 2015

LIVINGSTON, NJ — According to the Livingston Police Department, two instances involving vehicles were reported during the week of March 21 through March 27. A Livingston resident&rsquo...

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Municipal Court News

East Orange Woman Charged with Credit Card Theft with Intent to Use

March 18, 2015

LIVINGSTON, NJ — The Livingston Municipal Court has charged East Orange Resident Myeisha Sturdivant, a Party City employee, with credit card fraud. The charge, originally amended to theft,...

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Press Releases

Columns

Admit U to College

Special Announcement: Admit U Consulting Now Offering Tutoring Services

Melanie and the Admit U Consulting team are excited to announce our latest business venture—our services are expanding to provide students with comprehensive college planning all under one...

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Livingston Community Corner

LHS Students' Art Exhibited at 36th Annual NJ High School duCret School of Art Show

LIVINGSTON, NJ - Recently, a multi-media showcase of works by Livingston High School (LHS) artists was selected for an exhibit at the 36th Annual NJ High School duCret School of Art Show, with t...

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Y Works

YMCA Announces New, State-of-the-art Resistance Center to Open

LIVINGSTON, NJ – The West Essex YMCA in Livingston is holding a Grand Re-Opening of the Resistance Center on April 12 from 12:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. According to the Y, the Resistance Center...

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Sobel Solutions

Public Invited to Dress for Success' "Transforming Lives Gala" Honoring Sobel & Cos.' Mike LaForge

LIVINGSTON, NJ – Sobel & Co., a Livingston-based regional certified public accounting and consulting firm, has announced that on April 23, partner, Mike LaForge, will be the first man ...

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Golda Och Academy Corner

Seventh-Grade Students Apply Judaic Lessons to Golda Och Academy's Annual Tzedakah Fair

WEST ORANGE, NJ - Golda Och Academy’s seventh-graders participated in the annual Tzedakah Fair on March 17, showcasing their multimedia projects on charitable organizations for parents, fa...

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Discount Travel News

A Week in San Diego for $474

This week’s gem, The Gaslamp Plaza Suites is a historical, European style hotel built in 1913, and listed in the National Registry of Historic Places. As you walk in, observe the plaza...

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Real Estate

Livingston Public Schools Welcomes 41 Certificated Staff Members to the District

By LIVINGSTON PUBLIC SCHOOLS

August 24, 2010 at 12:01 PM

The 2009-2010 academic year begins on Tuesday, September 8th with all schools opening as scheduled and enrollment exceeding 5,600 students. To date, the Livingston Public Schools have hired 41 certificated staff members to carry out the LPS' mission - empowering all to learn, create, contribute and grow.

LPS provided these new staff members with an intensive three day orientation. Not only did the staff have an opportunity to meet each other, but they also spent time with their principals and members of the administration learning about the Livingston school district and its mission and protocol.

District

Lisa Burfeindt, Director of Guidance (MA, Counseling/Director of Guidance Certification, Kean Univ.)

Barbara August, Literacy Coach (MA, SUNY)

Burnet Hill Elementary School

Julie Bachrach, Kindergarten (MA, Teachers College)

Emily Barnes, Teacher of Students of with Disabilities (M.Ed., Rutgers University)

Angela Consalvo, Grade 3 (BA, Kean University)

Collins Elementary School

John Leister, Principal (MM, Julliard School/M.Ed., Rutgers University)

Katherine Miller, Special Education Teacher (MA, New York University)

Harrison Elementary School

Lesley Carter, Grade 4 (MS, Bank Street College)

Victoria Cerami, Grade 1 (MA, Fairleigh Dickinson University)

Hillside Elementary School

Lauren Ciuffreda, Grade 2 (BS, Skidmore College)

Sarah Fox, Kindergarten (BA, University of North Carolina)

Pamela Lawrence, Teacher of the Handicapped (MA, Columbia University)

Elise Coiteux Dunbabin, Part Time School Psychologist (MA, College of William and Mary)

Heritage Middle School

Scott Axmann, Assistant Principal/Athletic Director (Ed.M., Rutgers College)

Pamela Ciccarino, Teacher of Science (MA, Kean College)

Kay Rosenberg, Teacher of Special Education (MA, Kean College)

Lisa Sarett, Teacher of Math (BA, Rutgers University)

*Fu-Lin Tseng, Teacher of Chinese (MA, National Taiwan Normal University)

Lauren Condon, Teacher of Social Studies (BA, Rider University)

Livingston High School

Gary Suda, Assistant Principal (MS, Scranton University)

Kelly Adamsky, School Social Worker (MA, Monmouth University)

Paul Cirlincione, Teacher of Health and Physical Education (BS, Montclair State University)

Jennifer Genega, Teacher of Biological/Environmental Science (BS, Cook College)

Susan Kendrat, Teacher of Business Education (MBA, New York University)

Ravi Makhija, Teacher of Math (BA, Rutgers University)

Michael Munley, Teacher of Health and Physical Education (BS, Montclair State Unviersity)

Denise Urbanski, Teacher of the Handicapped (BS, Seton Hall University)

Samantha Western, Teacher of Social Studies (BSE, Seton Hall University)

Brenda Young, Teacher of Chemistry (MA, Eastern Michigan University)

Nadine Schafranek, Teacher of Students with Disabilities (BA, Montclair State University)

*Michelle Gang, 9 -12 Chairperson, Math Department (MA, Montclair State University

Patricia Kaes, Teacher of Students with Disabilities (MA, Montclair State University)

Mount Pleasant Middle School

Pamela Slevin, Principal (MA, Rider University)

Jack Dennis, Interim Assistant Principal (MA, Montclair State University)

Laura Gardner, Teacher of Technology (BS, The College of New Jersey)

Lydia Penner, Teacher of English (MA, New York University)

*Cindy Smerdon, Teacher of Health and Physical Education (MA, Nova Southeastern University)

Josephine DiMaggio, Teacher of the Handicapped (MS, Rowan University)

Riker Hill Elementary School

Alison Garcia-Pedrosa, Grade 1 (MA, University of Maryland)

Devon Summersgill, Teacher of Students with Disabilities (MS, Bank Street College)

Lauren Vohs, Grade 2 (MA, Fairleigh Dickinson University)

*Also teaches at Livingston High School