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Fri
08
Aug

School Board Holds Interviews for Vacancies

The Livingston Board of Education held a special workshop meeting on Wednesday, August 6, to  interview the six individuals who have volunteered to fill the two Board positions vacated when Leslie Winograd and Dr. David Jasin moved out of town. It will appoint two  people to serve the balance of the year, to January 6, 2015, at its meeting next Wednesday, August 13.

Thu
07
Aug
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WORK BEGINS ON BYRON PLACE FOOTBRIDGE

The Byron Place footbridge, which sustained damage from recent flooding, is currently undergoing some rehabilitation. Township manager Michele Meade said that the footbridge should be repaired by the start of the school year.
 
Thu
07
Aug
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Cooling off at National Night Out

Cooling off at National Night Out: The Livingston Fire Department helped residents keep cool on Tuesday evening as part of the township’s sixth annual National Night Out celebration. After sundown, The Lego Movie was shown on the outdoor 60-foot screen, which can be seen in the background above.
 
Thu
07
Aug
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Arrest Three Men for Tevlin Murder

Acting Essex County prosecutor Carolyn A. Murray along with Newark police director Eugene Venable and West Orange Chief of Police James P. Abbott have announced that three suspects have been arrested in connection with the June 25 murder of 19-year-old Brendan Tevlin of Livingston. A registered sex offender and a suspect in two Seattle homicides, Ali Muhammad Brown, 29, of Seattle, Washington, has been charged with murder, felony murder, robbery, conspiracy to commit robbery, possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose and unlawful possession of a weapon.
 
Mon
04
Aug

Breaking News: Arrests in Tevlin Murder

Acting Essex County Prosecutor Carolyn A. Murray along with Newark Police Director Eugene Venable and West Orange Chief of Police James P. Abbott have announced that three suspects have been arrested in connection with the June 25 murder of 19-year-old Brendan Tevlin of Livingston.

A registered sex offender and a suspect in two Seattle homicides, Ali Muhammad Brown, 29, of Seattle, Washington, has been charged with murder, felony murder, robbery, conspiracy to commit robbery, possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose and unlawful possession of a weapon.

Also charged in connection with the Tevlin murder are Jeremy Villagran, 19, and Eric Williams, 18, both of West Orange. Both men have been charged with felony murder, robbery, conspiracy to commit robbery, possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose and unlawful possession of a weapon.

Thu
31
Jul
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two House Fires and Lightning Storm Damage keep Volunteer Firefi ghters Busy During Week

Livingston volunteer fi refi ghters answered two general alarms this week, extinguishing two residential fires, one of which resulted in the death of the family cat. Fire Chief Chris Mullin commended a neighbor, whose quick actions reduced the damage from a fi re at 24 Yorktown Terrace, the home of Gemma McSweeney, on Wednesday, July 23.
 
Thu
31
Jul
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CHOW Always in Need of Food; Seeks Household and Paper Products

It's a known fact that in summer time, things slow down – and this includes donations to blood banks and food pantries. Livingston CHOW (Community Hunger Outreach Warehouse), operated by the Livingston Clergy Association and the St. Philomena Church Sharing Office, is no exception.
 
Thu
31
Jul
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SCHOOLS ARE NOT IN SESSION

SCHOOLS ARE NOT IN SESSION but teachers are busy prepping for the new school year that will begin on thursday, September 4. teachers are working with their supervisors to develop curricula that meet new state standards and performance-based standardized assessments.
 
Thu
24
Jul
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Library Has New director

The Livingston Public Library has announced that its new director, Amy Babcock Landry, will take over the helm effective August 4. Landry will replace Judith Kron, who retired as the library's director in December. Serving as interim directors since that time have been Amy Hyfler and Rita Hilbert.
 
Thu
24
Jul
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Emergency Squads Check Report of Possible bomb

The Livingston Police and Fire Departments investigated a suspected pressure cooker bomb that fortunately turned out to be a false alarm on Monday afternoon, July 21. A passer-by called police at about 2:30 p.m. to report the presence of an unattended, lidded pressure cooker left in the parking lot of the Toys R Us store at 599 West Mt. Pleasant Avenue. The Essex County Bomb Squad also responded to the scene.
 

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