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    American Red Cross Honors Volunteers During National Volunteer Week April 12-18

    By Mathieu Nelessen Regional CEO American Red Cross North Jersey Region | April 8, 2015

    To The Editor: The American Red Cross North Jersey Region is honoring its volunteers and the work they do in the community during...

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    Friendly Sons of the Shillelagh Club Invites Public to Join

    By Robert J. Clark | March 11, 2015

    Dear Editor: I am writing on behalf of the Friendly Sons of the Shillelagh Association located at 648 Prospect Avenue, West Orange...

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    Montclair Parent Writes Open Letter to Millburn Superintendent on PARCC

    By Sarah Blaine | February 20, 2015

    Dear Superintendent Crisfield: As a graduate of the Millburn Public Schools (Class of 1991) where you currently serve as Superinte...

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    PARCC Refusal Letter

    By Justin Escher Alpert | February 14, 2015

    NOTE FROM THE EDITOR: Livingston resident, Justin Escher Alpert, whose daughter Skylar testified in front of the State Board of Educat...

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    Opportunities lead to Success

    By Colleen Mulvaney | November 12, 2014

    It is impressive how Livingston High School offers 27 AP classes. It just goes to show how lucky these kids are to live in this area w...

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    Rec Travel Basketball Program in Shambles

    By Peter Gelman | November 7, 2014

    Being a parent who is very passionate about the game of Basketball, I feel it is time to speak up with regard to the Li...

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    Support for Councilwoman Deborah Shapiro

    By Robert J. Clark | November 2, 2014

    Dear Editor; I am writing in support of Livingston Councilwoman Deborah Shapiro who is seeking re-election in the November 4th ele...

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    BULLET VOTE- LIVINGSTON

    By Larry Greenberg | October 31, 2014

    On Tuesday, Livingston voters will go to the polls in the election” for Town Council. We have the 7 candidates for 3 Town Counci...

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    Please Support the LHS Hall Of Fame Dinner and Livingston Education Foundation (LEF)

    By Walter D. LeVine | October 2, 2014

    As Vice President of Livingston Education Foundation (LEF) I would like to solicit all readers to make their reservations to join us i...

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    A Call for Solutions

    By Mark Dunec | October 1, 2014

    Our founding fathers built our nation on a platform of civic engagement. It is our duty, as Americans, to not only vote every election...

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    Buying Back Our Safety

    By John F. McKeon | September 23, 2014

    Too often, we as Americans find ourselves reflecting on senseless violence as each year 31,000 Americans perish as a consequence of a ...

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    Why Am I Running for Congress?

    By Marc Dunec | July 29, 2014

    Over the past year, I’ve spoken with hundreds of Democrats, Republicans and Independents across Northern New Jersey. We discusse...

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    Budget Battle Continues in Trenton

    By Devon Douglas-Bowers | June 25, 2014

    Currently a major fiscal battle is taking place between Republicans and Democrats in the state government regarding New Jersey’s...

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    Protecting the Right to Vote...or Not to Vote in America

    By Christopher J. Durkin | June 23, 2014

    Should we as a nation mandate voting by our citizens in every election under penalty of law? My election day polling site was a...

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    Deborah Shapiro 2014 Budget Remarks

    By Councilwoman Deborah Shapiro | April 29, 2014

    Yet again we are faced with a budget increase that, while may not have been totally avoidable, should have been lower than is presente...

  • Iran Interim Agreement Offers Opportunity for Cautious Hope but Final Agreement

    By Gordon Haas | December 2, 2013

    The Community Relations Committee of Jewish Federation of Greater MetroWest NJ has been a proponent of a strong and unyielding interna...

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    Jasey, McKeon Thank Constituents of 27th Legislative District

    By | November 26, 2013

    On November 25, the Alternative Press received a Letter of Thanks from Assemblyman John McKeon and Assemblywoman Mila Jasey, to the 27...

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    Upcoming Talks About New DPW Site

    By Larry Kohn | October 15, 2013

    Dear Editor, The staff recommendations for a new DPW facility has all the appearances of being prepared by people that don't p...

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    Question Never Answered

    By Marty Katz | September 7, 2013

    My question:  What are the reasons that the Livingston Town Manager, Michele Meade, refused to meet even once with someone she hi...

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    Township Salary Comparison - Manager is Unresponsive

    By Larry Kohn | August 28, 2013

    Dear Editor,   At a recent conference meeting of the Mayor and Council, Michele Meade was requested to prepare an analysis ...

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    The Importance of the Condition of the Marked Patrol Vehicle

    By Marty Katz | July 28, 2013

    As discussed previously in my officer survival mindset articles there is a certain importance and significance to the statement of &ls...

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    Our Own Bonnie and Clyde

    By Karen Samiec | June 27, 2013

    To the Editor, When will the taxpayers in this town finally open up their eyes and get involved? We have angst at the police depar...

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    OPED on OPRA/OPMA

    By State Senate Majority Leader Loretta Weinberg | June 25, 2013

    In New Jersey, we’re fortunate to have two fantastic tools to help maintain open government at all levels – the Open Publi...

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    Livingston- The New Tammany Hall

    By Larry Greenberg | June 24, 2013

    The  practice what was once called "honest graft" in politics is alive and well in Livingston. Livingston is now t...

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    The Malfunctioning Town Manager

    By Karen Samiec | June 21, 2013

    The Council Meeting last Monday night was a sight to behold. The rudeness remains and seems to be a reminder of those past lurking in ...

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American Red Cross Honors Volunteers During National Volunteer Week April 12-18

April 8, 2015

To The Editor: The American Red Cross North Jersey Region is honoring its volunteers and the work they do in the community during National Volunteer Week, April 12-18. Volunteers are t...

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Where Are They Now?!

LHS Alumni Collaborate on a Comedy Show at Greenwich Village Comedy Club in NY

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Beginning April 5, Livingston’s David Suarez and his comedy group “New Comic All-Stars” will be hosting a weekly “Sunday Funday Spectacular” ...

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Admit U to College

College-bound and Curious: What should you be doing NOW?

There is no rest for the weary for college-bound students this spring. From high school freshmen to admitted seniors, everyone has a to-do list of college-related activities and Admit U can help...

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Academic Honors - Livingston

The National Society of Collegiate Scholors Welcomes Valerie Faith Schnapp as a New Member

Valerie Faith Schnapp, a freshman attending Virginia Tech, has accepted membership in the National Society of Collegiate Scholar (NSCS). A 2014 Livingston High School graduate, Valerie has also ...

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Livingston Community Corner

Livingston High School Students’ Science Research Recognized at Rutgers

LIVINGSTON, NJ - Four Science Research students from LHS were chosen by the Rutgers University School of Engineering to present their research results at the New Jersey Junior Science and Humani...

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Y Works

West Essex YMCA to Hold Grand Opening of New State-of-the-Art Resistance Center

LIVINGSTON, NJ - The West Essex YMCA said it has been receiving rave reviews about its brand new, state-of-the-art resistance center, which will be introduced to members and friends Sunday at th...

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Tune Into Tola

Thank the Old Gods and the New: 'Thrones' is Back

LIVINGSTON, NJ - After a shocking and brutal finale to Season Four, the groundbreaking HBO series Game of Thrones is back for a fifth season and is promising to be fiercer than ever. When Season...

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Highly Rated Beachfront in St. Maarten $474/wk

St. Maarten, a little spec of paradise placed in the midst of the Caribbean islands. With an average annual temperature of 80.6 degrees, its tropical climate lends itself to guaranteed beautiful...

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