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A View from Overlook

A View from Overlook

When Stroke Strikes

The message is simple, and worth repeating: When it comes to stroke, time is brain. Here's why: In an ischemic stroke (the most common form of stroke), an arterial blockage causes blood flow in the brain to...

Academic Honors - Livingston

Academic Honors - Livingston

Local Students Make Hofstra University's Fall 2014 Provost's List

HEMPSTEAD, NY -- Hofstra University has announced the Fall 2014 Provost's List, an elite group of students who have earned a perfect 4.0 grade point average. It includes the following local students:  ...

Accessibility with Dignity

Accessibility with Dignity

Handi-Lift Logo Lights Up Broadway Via Times Square Marquis New Digital Billboard

Handi-Lift Inc. recently completed the installation of two vertical platform lifts as part of the renovations at the famous Marriot Marquis Hotel in Times Square NYC. The two lifts serve back of house areas at the ...

Admit U to College

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 roof. Admit U will ...

Athlete of the Week

Athlete of the Week

Athlete of the Week: Teresa Narduzzi

WEST ORANGE, NJ - Based on the efforts of the girls’ team this season, the West Orange High School TAP Team has recognized junior Teresa Narduzzi as a standout, and has selected her as the Athlete of the Week...

CPA Q&A

CPA Q&A

Robert J. Blackwell, CPA/PFS/CGMA

Robert J. Blackwell, CPA/PFS/CGMA is a senior member of Levine, Jacobs & Company, LLC. He provides accounting, tax and consulting services for a diverse client base of individuals and closely held or family-own...

Chamber Spotlight

Chamber Spotlight

Chamber Spolight - Meet Elyse Shermer of the Chadler Group

LIVINGSTON, NJ - TAP into Livingston recently had the pleasure of meeting with Elyse Shermer, one of the Livingston Area Chamber of Commerce's active members. Elyse currently works for the Chadler Group as a bu...

Discount Travel News

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’s original ma...

Engineering Department Projects

Engineering Department Projects

Updates on Engineering Projects Around Town

4-Inch Mill and Pave of Various Streets: Under this contract the Contractor will install drainage improvements to reduce existing standing water and icing within the Township right of way, replace/install curbing, ...

Exceptional Kids

Exceptional Kids

Burnet Hill Fifth Grader is the North Jersey Elementary School Winner of the “New Jersey Enthusiastic Reader Award”

WAYNE, NJ - On March 14, Meadow Geltzeiler, a fifth grader at Burnet Elementary School in Livingston, received the “New Jersey Enthusiastic Reader Award” at the New Jersey Association of School Libraria...

Eye Level Learning Center

Eye Level Learning Center

Secrets to Standardized Testing Success

Although classroom and study habits have changed with advances in technology, standardized testing remains a constant measure for students. It is an efficient tool to categorize and compare student performance, whe...

From the Firehouse

From the Firehouse

Fire Chief Warns of Recall on Surge Protectors Due to Fire Hazard

Livingston Fire Chief Christopher Mullin warns residents of a recent recall involving  A.P.C. Surge Protectors due to potential Fire Hazard. Schneider Electric Recalls APC Surge Protectors Due to Fire Haza...

Game On: College Admissions Playbook

Game On: College Admissions Playbook

December Financial and Academic Tips

CBRG is different from other college planning services in that it offers “harmonization” of financial, educational and social guidance for the entire family. Co-founders Steven Sirot and David Slater an...

Gayle's List

Gayle's List

4 Keys to Getting Women In To Leadership Positions

In the Spring of 2013 Moxie Exchange Movement convened its inaugural Summit on “Women, Leadership and Corporate America” in response to a need expressed by corporate leadership, diversity and talent dev...

Golda Och Academy Corner

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, faculty and fellow Mid...

Guest Column

Guest Column

Bond referendum is good value for money

To the Editor, There seems to be confusion about how a school bond referendum interfaces with the operating budget upon which Chatham voters opine each year. A referendum is relatively rare, whereas the operati...

Internship Program - TAP into Livingston

Internship Program - TAP into Livingston

TAP into Livingston Is Seeking Student Interns

LIVINGSTON, NJ - Writing for the town paper looks great on college transcripts and right now, TAP into Livingston is is looking for high school students for our Internship program. We are looking for bright, in...

Jordan Baris Inc. Realtors

Jordan Baris Inc. Realtors

Jordan Baris Sells Property in St. Cloud Neighborhood for Over $1.1 Million

Dear Friends: I would like to thank everyone for all your positive responses and feedback from my last newsletter. It was truly great hearing from you. Jordan Baris Realty has always been the front-runner i...

Keller Williams Suburban Realty

Keller Williams Suburban Realty

Keller Williams Realty Continues Record Growth with Addition of Top Agent

LIVINGSTON, NJ – Keller Williams Realty in Livingston has added a top local agent Fern Felsenheld to its growing office. Felsenheld, an industry veteran with eight years of real estate experience, brings her ...

LYCS LEADERS: News & Views

LYCS LEADERS: News & Views

LYCS LEADERS Grade 5 Club to Hold Recycled Sculpture Artist Reception

LIVINGSTON, NJ – The public is invited to attend an Artists’ Reception of the LYCS LEADERS Grade 5 Club Recycled Sculpture Exhibition on Thursday, Jan. 29 at 7:00 p.m., in the main entrance of the Senio...

Lancer Athletics

Lancer Athletics

Summer Jobs for Students

If you are a student in need of a summer job Northern Aqua Inc. is also in need of lifeguards for the summer months.  If interested, call Keith Doyle at 973-851-9927 or email him at kdoyle@north...

Livingston Athlete of the Week

Livingston Athlete of the Week

TAP into Livingston Athlete of the Week: Omari Beaubien

LIVINGSTON, NJ – A center plays a major role on a basketball team, especially by controlling the ball underneath the basket. On Saturday, against Millburn, Livingston’s center, Omari Beaubien, led Livin...

Livingston Community Corner

Livingston Community Corner

Livingston Students Win Awards for Research Projects

LIVINGSTON, NJ - Livingston Public Schools has announced that two of Livingston’s Science Research students attended the North Jersey Regional Science Fair (NJRSF) competition over the weekend of March 14 to ...

Livingston Education Foundation (LEF)

Livingston Education Foundation (LEF)

LEF is now taking Livingston HS Hall of Fame Nominations for 2015

LIVINGSTON, NJ – With the recent past memory of a successful Homecoming Hall of Fame 2014 event, the Livingston Education Foundation (LEF) is beginning plans for 2015. The first step is taking nominations fro...

Livingston Police Dispatch

Livingston Police Dispatch

Live Music at National Night Out

LIVINGSTON, NJ - Playing live at National Night Out on August 5 will be The Red Light Band and Pastele. The Red Light Band is a Livingston-based jam band playing timeless acts like Pink Floyd, Grateful Dead, Phish,...

Livingston Township Corner

Livingston Township Corner

Livingston Citizens’ Institute Members Learn About the Partnership of Township Governance and Schools

LIVINGSTON, NJ - Members of the Livingston Citizens’ Institute engaged in a civic education received a lesson on the partnership of Township governance and schools on Jan. 28, when Township Manager Michele Me...

Lulu & Lattes

Lulu & Lattes

Lulu & Lattes Previews Fresh Market Prior to Wednesday's Grand Opening

On Oct. 14, I was invited to a preview of Fresh Market before the grand opening tomorrow in Livingston. I have been patiently awaiting for this store to open. The bar was set low when the Pathmark of Livi...

POSITIVELY! Public Relations

POSITIVELY! Public Relations

The Power of Public Relations On A Small Business

Public relations plays a significant role in most businesses. Big businesses have many departments helping the company run including a public relations department. Although the bigger corporations need public relat...

Sobel Solutions

Sobel Solutions

Dress For Success to Honor Sobel & Co.'s Michael LaForge at 2015 Gala

LIVINGSTON, NJ – For the first time ever, Dress for Success (DFS) of Morris County, a not-for-profit organization that promotes economic independence for women in need of support, has chosen to shine a light ...

Summit Medical Group Corner

Summit Medical Group Corner

Summit Medical Group: Bridgewater Family Medicine Physician Dr. Ann Thomas Finds Her Calling in Family Medicine

BRIDGEWATER, NJ — It was a volunteer medical mission to Honduras that set the course of Dr. Ann Thomas’ career. Thomas, who had done several types of volunteer health service missions, took the...

Superintendent’s Column

Superintendent’s Column

Art Through the Ages

More than 1,000 pieces of art from all nine of our schools will be displayed in this year’s art show, “Art Through the Ages,” which opens at the Livingston Mall on Thursday, April 24 at 6 p.m. ...

TAP into Livingston is Hiring

TAP into Livingston is Hiring

Join the TAP into Livingston Team

LIVINGSTON, NJ – TAP into Livingston is now looking for professional journalists and writers to join our team. Freelance Reporters: TAP into Livingston is hiring freelance reporters to seek out, pitch...

The Banker's Blog

The Banker's Blog

Prospering with Prospects in the Local Community

Business development in banking today has dramatically changed from when I first started in banking in 1984. Developing a customer base in the Eighties and Nineties was as easy as placing an advertisement in the pa...

Tune Into Tola

Tune Into Tola

What's Under Twisty the Clown's Mask? We'll Find Out in the Next American Horror Story Episode

What's in a name? Well, a lot actually for American Horror Story's second episode, "Massacres and Matinees." The premiere showcased Jessica Lange's voice and teasers feature an surpr...

Where Are They Now?!

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 Dimitrov and had his t...

Y Works

Y Works

Premier of Newly-Renovated Rosen PAC Features Performance by Aztec Two-Step Performing Simon and Garfunkel Songbook on May 2

WAYNE, NJ - The newly-renovated Rosen Performing Arts Center at the Wayne YMCA will make its debut May 2 as the Rosen PAC welcomes folk-rock duo Aztec Two-Step performing “The Simon & Garfunkel Songbook: ...

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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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Exceptional Kids

Burnet Hill Fifth Grader is the North Jersey Elementary School Winner of the “New Jersey Enthusiastic Reader Award”

WAYNE, NJ - On March 14, Meadow Geltzeiler, a fifth grader at Burnet Elementary School in Livingston, received the “New Jersey Enthusiastic Reader Award” at the New Jersey Associatio...

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Community Announcements

Today's Events

Police Blotter

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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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

Livingston Students Win Awards for Research Projects

LIVINGSTON, NJ - Livingston Public Schools has announced that two of Livingston’s Science Research students attended the North Jersey Regional Science Fair (NJRSF) competition over the wee...

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Y Works

Premier of Newly-Renovated Rosen PAC Features Performance by Aztec Two-Step Performing Simon and Garfunkel Songbook on May 2

WAYNE, NJ - The newly-renovated Rosen Performing Arts Center at the Wayne YMCA will make its debut May 2 as the Rosen PAC welcomes folk-rock duo Aztec Two-Step performing “The Simon & ...

Read the Full Story »

CPA Q&A

Robert J. Blackwell, CPA/PFS/CGMA

Robert J. Blackwell, CPA/PFS/CGMA is a senior member of Levine, Jacobs & Company, LLC. He provides accounting, tax and consulting services for a diverse client base of individuals and closel...

Read the Full Story »

Sobel Solutions

Dress For Success to Honor Sobel & Co.'s Michael LaForge at 2015 Gala

LIVINGSTON, NJ – For the first time ever, Dress for Success (DFS) of Morris County, a not-for-profit organization that promotes economic independence for women in need of support, has chos...

Read the Full Story »

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...

Read the Full Story »

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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