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01
Dec
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Turkey Bowl

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TURKEY BOWL: Livingston’s annual “Turkey Bowl” football game was played, as per tradition, on Thanksgiving Day. Players were asked to bring food, which was later donated to St. Ann’s Church in Newark, a food bank that distributes food to the homeless. Shown above, ninth grade players, who played at the Mt. Pleasant School complex, included (Red Team) Elijah Elster, Jason Fiske, Josh Greenberg, Ryan Greenberg, Ethan Landau, Lance Lenchner, Anthony Lopa, Michael Petrillo, Jordan Wayne, and Ernie Wilson; Black Team, Drew Cilenti, Jake Elkin, Zach Greenberg, Eli Hartman, Max Korfin, Adin Kurtz, Dylan Mandelbaum, Evan Marcus, and Noah Marcus; (Blue Team) Matt Bucich, Matt Carras, John Currao, Jacob Dennis, Dylan Flaherty, Jack Friedman, Lucas Giordano, Sam Goodman, and Danny Hubert; and (Gray Team) Ryan Bader, Evan Bader, Josh Barrie, Jake Cohen, Daniel Diviney, Jake Goldstein, Cooper Grossman, Charlie Grossman, Dylan Spector, and Jordan Teicher.
 
Thu
01
Dec
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Better Than Ever

It is back and it is better than ever! Livingston’s annual Camuso Holiday Display is set to let its lights shine with opening night festivities being held this Saturday, December 3, beginning at 7 p.m. The display will be open through Sunday, January 1, on weekdays from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m., and on weekends from 5:30 to 11 p.m. The Camuso Elves have been putting in overtime hours to get the display ready for Saturday night. Heavy rain earlier this week presented a challenge, knocking out two days of work at the site. To add to the trouble, many items had to be moved back into the trailers due to the deluge, and then taken back out again.
 
Thu
17
Nov
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Perfect Timing

Livingston’s annual Thanksgiving Interfaith Celebration will be held this Sunday, November 20, at Temple Beth Shalom, 193 East Mt. Pleasant Parkway. We think that with all of the negativity of the election season still with us, and the inevitable stress of the upcoming holiday season, this event will occur at the perfect time. The theme of this year’s event is “Faith, Family and Friends,” three of the most important things in all of our lives.
 
Thu
17
Nov
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Move Over

Between last week’s and this week’s editions of the Tribune, Livingston saw a higher than usual amount of emergency situations, including three serious car accidents, the collapse of a structure at a construction site, two residential fires, and an armed robbery. This seems like a good time to remind residents about what they should do when they encounter an ambulance, fire truck, police car, or other authorized vehicle that is responding to the scene of an emergency.
 
Thu
10
Nov
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Honor Our Nation

With Election Day behind us and Veterans’ Day in front of us, now is the time to honor our nation. Honoring the nation can be achieved in two ways this week. First, the results of our elections have to be recognized and accepted. Second, we should pay tribute to all of the men and women who have served in the United States military services that protect our great nation. These men and women have fought on our behalf, and, in some cases, sacrificed their lives for the United States of America.

Thu
03
Nov
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Time to Choose

In this week's edition of the West Essex Tribune, the four candidates for the Livingston Board of Education – Barry Funt, Samantha Messer, Mike Ramer and Dr. George Shen – have summarized their campaigns. In the last four weeks, candidates have had the opportunity to use the pages of the Tribune to answer four specific questions – and address one subject brought up by a reader. They have attended debate events and spoken before various community groups. Residents will go the polls on Tuesday, November 8, to decide which of the candidates will fill the two seats that are available.
 
Thu
27
Oct
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Help the “Elves”

The winter holidays may seem like a long way off, but the volunteers “elves” who put up the Camuso Holiday Display at the Gazebo at Memorial Park, turning it into a winter wonderland, have already begun their behind-the-scenes work. The Camuso Committee is in need of funds to complete the restoration of the decorations and animatronic figures that make up the display. While the manpower is free, thanks to the generosity of handy volunteers, mechanical parts, paint, and other hardware items needed to repair and refresh the decorations are not.
 
Thu
27
Oct
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Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteering in Livingston is great a way to learn how the township works. It is a way to “give back” to the community and to use your interests to help the township and your neighbors. When we think of Livingston volunteers, our thoughts often turn to the brave men and women who volunteer for our Fire Department, Police Auxiliary, and First Aid Squad. Not everyone, however, has the wherewithal to join one of these three groups.
 
Thu
13
Oct
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Opportunity To Be Heard

Back in May, the Township Council approved an ordinance to rezone the site of the old Ochs Cider Mill, 32 Old Short Hills Road, to allow the construction of townhouses. The project will include 60 stacked townhouses, of which 20 percent (12 units) will be affordable housing. This development will assist the township in meeting its affordable housing obligations.
 
Thu
13
Oct
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Important Input

When residents come together with good information, in the right venue, they can make things happen. This week, we saw that two major decisions in the township were spurred on by input from concerned citizens. On Monday evening, the Township Council announced that Livingston will hire a full-time adaptive recreation coordinator to manage and create programming for Livingston’s special needs population.
 

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