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17
Sep
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Board of Education and Parents Discuss Saturday Parking at Mt. Pleasant Middle School

A number of parents and others affiliated with Livingston Huaxia Chinese School, which uses the Mt. Pleasant Middle School building on Saturdays, attended the Board of Education's meeting on Wednesday and spoke about the Board's new contract with the school. The new contract eliminates the use of the middle school cafeteria and provides the use of a second location, Harrison School. It was signed after talks between the district and Huaxia School. Residents who live around the school have complained about parking and traffic issues for several years.
 
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Sep
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Robotics Team In National Tournament

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The Exit 5 Robotics team has qualified for the USA WRO (World Robot Olympiad), a national robotics tournament, announced coach Bill Lam. The August 29 qualifying event was held in Queens, New York. The team, which includes 11th graders Alice Huang and Stephanie Tam, and ninth grader Chloe Lam, competed in the high school seniors category.
 
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10
Sep
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Officer Injured in Accident at Northfield Center

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One Livingston police officer sustained minor injuries in an accident involving a police vehicle and a civilian car at the intersection of East Northfield Road and South Livingston Avenue on Tuesday, September 8. According to Livingston police officials, the officer was responding to an emergency call at the time.
 
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10
Sep
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Replace Water Main on Bear Brook

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Last week, Reivax Contracting Corp. employees were busy working on trench excavation and the installation of a replacement water main on Bear Brook Lane. The work is being done as part of the township's Water Main Improvements project.
 
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10
Sep
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September 11 Memorial Ceremony Will Take Place On the Oval

Livingston's annual September 11 Ceremony of Remembrance will take place at the 9-11 Living Memorial Garden at the Oval, at 6:30 p.m. on Friday, September 11. The ceremony will honor the memories of Luke A. Dudek, Jeffrey Brian Gardner, Donald Thomas Jones II, Ming-Hao Liu, Joseph P. McDonald, John M. Pocher, and Kenneth Albert Zelman, residents whose lives were taken in the terrorist attack on the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001.
 
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10
Sep
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Water Officials Keep Close Watch on Wells; Odd-Even Watering to Be Strictly Enforced

Although rain forecast for later this week may offer some relief, the hot, dry weather up to this point has township officials keeping a close watch on the town's wells and water supply. "We're hanging in there," said Department of Public Works superintendent Mike Anello. "For now, we're sticking with a strict enforcement of the odd-even lawn watering restrictions that are in place in Livingston throughout the year."
 
Thu
03
Sep
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School Staff Members Welcome New Year

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The calendar says September, but Livingston’s teachers celebrated the "New Year" on Monday, August 31, returning to school after summer recess to prepare for the opening of schools on Wednesday, September 2. The public schools opened with 6,005 students enrolled. "Our clocks are different," said Dr. Ernest Palestis, the new interim superintendent, referring to the educators who have the opportunity to start "fresh and refreshed" every September. "This is my New Year."
 
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03
Sep
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Teacher Brings Back Powerful Ideas About World War II Asian History

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03
Sep
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Three Men Arrested For Counterfeit Bills

Livingston police arrested three men in connection with counterfeit money passed at a local business this week. On Wednesday, August 26, at approximately 7:45 p.m., the Livingston Police Department received a call from the Livingston Autobahn Shell gas station located at 16 East Northfi eld Road. A worker reported that three men, who were traveling in a vehicle with New York license plates, purchased items from the gas station using several suspicious $20 bills. After the men left, the worker checked the bills with a counterfeit detector pen which indicated that they were fakes.
 
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03
Sep
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Water Supplies Becoming Strained; Additional Water Restrictions Possible

As the hot, dry weather continues, Livingston's wells have so far been meeting the demand, but additional, emergency water restrictions are a very real possibility, according to Department of Public Works superintendent Mike Anello. Other communities have already instituted severe water restrictions, but thanks to permanent year 'round restrictions in place, Livingston has held off doing so, he said. However, that may well change in the very near future.
 

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