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Duartes Recall Native Cape Verde; Raise Funds for Volcano Victims

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Carlos and Sue Duarte, head custodians at Mt. Pleasant Elementary School and Livingston High School, respectively, were stunned when they learned about the November 23 volcanic eruption that devastated villages when it erupted on the island of Fogo in their native Cape Verde.
 
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Upgrading Hillside Club Sewer Main

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Contractors for the new Hillside Club apartments development on West Northfield Road are shown upgrading a sewer main from six to eight inches on Thursday, March 19.
 
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LHS CLASS OF 2028

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Rohan Lala, a member of the LHS Class of 2028, models his new T-shirt after registering for kindergarten with Livingston pubic schools.
 
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Board Passes Tentative School Budget, 4-1; $113,648,771 Spending Plan Sent to County

The Board of Education approved the tentative school district budget for 2015-16 during its March 23 meeting. The budget, while not fi nal, will be submitted to the Essex County superintendent of schools for approval. The total budget for 2015-16, comprised of the general fund, special revenues and debt service, is $113,648,771.
 
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Township Manager Introduces 2015 Municipal Budget; Average Homeowner to See Annual Increase of $95.20

Township manager Michele Meade introduced the 2015 municipal budget at the Township Council meeting on Monday evening. She stated that it meets the goals of providing "quality services at an affordable price while enhancing fiscal stability." A public hearing on the proposed budget will be held at the Council's meeting on May 4.
 
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Livingston Coat Drive Concludes; More than 2,100 Coats Collected

The 2014-15 Livingston Coat Drive has officially ended for the season, announced founder and coordinator Jeff Friedman of Livingston. A total of 2,130 warm coats, along with multitudes of accessories, were donated to the needy over the course of 23 deliveries. This season's effort topped last year's total of 1,466 by 664 coats.
The Coat Drive has grown each year, noted Friedman, who is known affectionately as the "Coat Guy." An estimated 300 coats were collected during the first Coat Drive during the winter of 2011-12. The second year, a total of 421 coats was collected. The following year, the total more than tripled, to 1,466. This year's count of 2,130 brings the total number of coats donated and distributed to 4,317.

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LHS Invites Residents to Be Their Guest At "Beauty and the Beast"

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Livingston High School Theater will present four performances of Disney's Beauty and the Beast this weekend, in the high school's auditorium. Tickets can be purchased at the door. The popular musical, which features music by Alan Menken and lyrics by Howard Ashman and Tim Rice, includes the songs from the animated movie.
 
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Livingston Coat Drive Concludes; More than 2,100 Coats Collected

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The 2014-15 Livingston Coat Drive has offi cially ended for the season, announced founder and coordinator Jeff Friedman of Livingston. A total of 2,130 warm coats, along with multitudes of accessories, were donated to the needy over the course of 23 deliveries. This season's effort topped last year's total of 1,466 by 664 coats.
 

 

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LIVINGSTON REPRESENTED AT PARADE

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Livingston was well represented at the West Orange St. Patrick's Day Parade this week. Shown ready to march with the Emerald Society of Essex County are Livingston Fire Chief Chris Mullin and Essex Fells Police Chief  incent Kulik. Both are Livingston residents.
 

 

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Hearing Continues on Kushner Townhouses

The Livingston Planning Board, on Tuesday evening, March 17, continued hearing an application for a housing complex at Joseph Kushner Hebrew Academy, 110 South Orange Avenue. Attorney Ronald Shiminowitz, representing the client, called engineer Chuck Tomas of Bowman Consulting to continue his testimony. Tomas’ testimony covered the new site plan, which had been amended based on concerns and comments expressed by the Planning Board at the previous hearing of the application.
 

 

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