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Water Conservation Ordinance "Tweaked;" Council Considers Pipeline Opposition Group

The Livingston Township Council, at its conference meeting on Monday, April 4, continued to discuss a proposed ordinance that would restrict yard watering, and debated joining a municipal group to oppose the Pilgrim Pipeline.
 
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The Council discussed changes to a proposed water conservation ordinance that was introduced in February. A special meeting was held on Thursday, March 17, at which dozens of residents showed up to share their thoughts on the new rules.
 
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Court Order Delays Hearing

A court order against the Township of Livingston and its Planning Board has delayed further hearing on plans for an assisted living facility to be constructed at 290 South Orange Avenue. A hearing on the matter, scheduled to be held at the Board's meeting this past Tuesday, was removed from the agenda. The topic will not be up for discussion again until a judge reviews the case on April 22. Charles X. Gormally, Esq. of the law firm of Brach Eichler, LLC, is representing the plaintiff, identified as "Concerned Citizens of Livingston."
 
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Funeral Mass Offered For Antoinette Anweiler

Antoinette "Toni" C. Anweiler, 89, died Wednesday, March 30, in Flemington. Born in Newark, she had been a long-time resident of Livingston before recently moving to Flemington. She taught at Harrison School Livingston for 30 years, before her retirement in 1984. Mrs. Anweiler is survived by her husband, Harvey; her daughter, Lynn Lavanga and her husband Vincent; her son, Craig Anweiler and his wife Diana; and three grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Arrangements were by the Quinn-Hoppping Funeral Home of Livingston. The family has noted that donations in Mrs. Anweiler's name may be made to the American Cancer Society (www.cancer.org). 
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Memorial Gathering Sat. For Alice Brannan Gabel

Alice Brannan Gabel of Livingston died Saturday, April 2, at the age of 86. A memorial gathering will be held for her at the Quinn-Hopping Funeral Home of Livingston this Saturday, April 9, from 2 to 4 p.m. Mrs. Gabel had been a consumer affairs manager with Nabisco in East Hanover before her retirement. She earned a bachelor's degree in English from Montclair State College and was a member of the West Essex YMCA in Livingston. She was the wife of Richard A. Gabel for 65 years; the mother of Patricia Veriepe and her late husband, David Veriepe; Robert and his wife, June Gabel; and the late Richard A. Gabel Jr. She is also survived by six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
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Preparing to Play Ball

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On Tuesday morning, Livingston Department of Public Works employees were at work getting the baseball fields on the Oval ready for the spring sports season. Shown above, Jim McPherson chalks the line from home plate to first base.
 
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Jonathan Kui Becomes Eagle Scout

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Jonathan Kui of Livingston Boy Scout Troop 12 became an Eagle Scout, the highest rank attainable in Boy Scouting, at a Court of Honor held on March 17 at Saint Peter's Episcopal Church. At the ceremony, Kui was presented with special awards from Livingston mayor Al Anthony; the Jewish War Veterans (JWV) of Livingston, and the JWV of Essex County; the American Legion of Essex County, and Livingston Post 201; the Livingston Veterans of Foreign Wars; the United States Marine Corps League; the Elks' Lodge of Livingston; the Northern New Jersey Council of the Girl Scouts; the Livingston Knights of Columbus and Knights of Pythias; and the Livingston chapter of UNICO.
 
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Boys' Lacrosse Opens Season

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Livingston High School varsity boys' lacrosse team goalie Stephen Russo makes a save during a scrimmage against the Pope John Lions. The Lancers hosted Montclair Kimberley Academy in the season opener yesterday, Wednesday, March 30.
 
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Robotics Team Advances To World Championship

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Livingston's Lancer Robotics team has advanced to the FIRST Robotics World Championship Tournament in St. Louis, Missouri on the strength of the team’s computer-aided designs (CAD). The competition will be held in St. Louis from April 27 through 31. The team was awarded the PTC Design Award at the First Tech Challenge (FTC) East Super Regionals in Scranton, Pennsylvania, for the detailed robot design drawings included in its engineering notebook.
 
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Kansas Wins

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The Kansas team won the girls' sixth grade Livingston Recreation basketball championship. Team members include, front row, Payton Feldman, Samantha Russo, and Lucy Jacobowitz; middle row, Elainna Mann, Ava Banner, Chrissy Bojarski, Janee Chestnut, Carly Frayne, and Alexa Abramson; and rear row, coaches Mike Russo, Stan Banner, and Eddie Frayne. Also on the team are Remi Marcus and Kelci Bullion.
 

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