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Board of Education bids farewell to Jasin and Winograd

Board of Education president Barry Funt opened the afternoon school board meeting on July 16 with a warm welcome to interim superintendent James O'Neill. "In our initial two weeks working together, he brings a depth of experience and remarkable energy, attention to detail. It is very exciting and we are looking forward to very good things," he stated.
 
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MOUNT LAUREL HOUSING GOING UP

Hillside-Northfield Partners, L.L.C. is constructing an 80-unit residential apartment complex on the former site of DuBrow's Nursery, 251 West Northfield Road. Twenty percent of the units on the 4.5 acre parcel of land will be reserved for low and moderate income housing as part of the Township's "Mount Laurel" obligation; the rest will be available at market value. The complex will include four separate buildings with 20 units each; a clubhouse; and a pool.
 
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Summer Concert Series Concludes With Springsteen Tribute band

Livingston's 2014 Summer Concert Series, sponsored by Regal Bank, will conclude this Sunday, July 27, with a performance by the B-Street Band, a Bruce Springsteen tribute band. The concert will take place at the gazebo in Memorial Park from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Admission is free. Residents should take chairs or blankets for seating, and picnics are encouraged. In case of inclement weather, the concert will be held in the Livingston High School auditorium.
 
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Livingston High School Students Place Well At National Future Business Leaders Conference

Livingston High School students placed fi rst and second in the nation in the Future Business Leaders of America National Leadership Conference, held in Nashville, Tennessee. LHS sent 12 FBLA students to the conference with advisers Alanna Seid and Colleen Cornell. More than 10,200 students competed.
 
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Volunteer firefighters have busy week; extinguish fire and respond to 24 Calls

Livingston's volunteer firefighters were busy this week, with 24 calls from July 8 through 14. The only general alarm was reported on Monday, July 14, when a fire alarm transmission was received from 4 Tulip Court, the home of Jeffrey Hare. No one from the Hare family was at home; however, the alarm system alerted offi cials of a problem.
 
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August to Run For School Board

Former township councilman Charles "Buddy" August has announced plans to run for a three year term on the Livingston Board of Education in November. August, who served four terms on the Board of Education starting in 1985, will challenge incumbent Barry Funt, who has already announced that he will seek a second, three year term on the Board.
 
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Approve Subdivisions At Workshop Meeting

Once a month the Planning Board meets in a workshop forum to finalize and approve pending applications and to concentrate on important issues for the future. On Tuesday evening, the Board approved two minor subdivisions. The property at 161-163 South Livingston Avenue, that houses Rowma Custom Tailor, was granted a minor façade change for its awning; and Lithos Restaurant at 405 Eisenhower Parkway received approval to increase its outdoor seating from a previously approved plan for its outside patio.
 
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July 4 Fireworks

The evening entertainment for the Independence Day celebration included a performance by "Livingston Leo," also known as Len Meranus; the singing of the National Anthem by Dena Sweeney; and, of course, the spectacular annual fireworks display. Despite inclement weather in the morning, the skies cleared and many residents flocked to the Memorial Oval for the evening's events. Bill Purdy Photo

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Firefighters Respond to MVA and Numerous Storm Calls

Livingston's volunteer firefighters were kept busy this past week responding to motor vehicle accidents and storm-related calls. On Wednesday, July 2, fire officials responded to the intersection of Cliffside and Bryant Drives on a report that a repairman working on a garbage truck had become trapped beneath it.
 
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Students and Adults Learn Food Preparation

High school and young adult students at the Children’s Institute (TCI) in Livingston are learning all about food preparation, nutrition, cooking and baking with an expanded culinary program and new chef. The culinary program is one of many programs for students at TCI, which has schools in Livingston and Verona for children and young adults ages three to 21 on the autism spectrum and with related disabilities.
 

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