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Matthew Semplenski, Born Jan. 3, Is Livingston’s First Baby of 2019

First Baby Contest Winner:

Matthew James Semplenski, born January 3, is Livingston’s First Baby of 2019 and the winner of the Tribune’s annual First Baby Contest. The baby was born at Saint Barnabas Medical Center to Frank and Marissa Semplenski of 174 East Cedar Street. He weighed seven pounds, 13 ounces at birth, and was 20¾ inches long. He joins two sisters, Emma, 7½, and Mia, 21 months. David and Donna Semplenski are the baby’s paternal grandparents, and the maternal grandparents are Marian Perna and Anthony and Donna Aulisi.

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August Named President, Konner VP At Divided School Board Reorganization

Pam Chirls and Ronnie Konner were sworn in at the Board of Education’s re-organization meeting on Monday, January 7 in front of a packed audience.

However, the conflict surrounding the contested campaign and election has not ended.

Buddy August, who had served as vice president the previous year, was unanimously elected Board president. “I do very quick meetings,” August said to good-natured chuckles from the audience.

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South Mountain Basketball Classic

SOUTH MOUNTAIN BASKETBALL CLASSIC: The Livingston High School varsity, junior varsity, and freshman boys’ basketball teams played against Millburn in the South Mountain Reservation Basketball Classic. The “triple header” was held at Millburn High School on Saturday, January 5. The varsity Lancers won, 51-42, while the J.V. and the freshman teams lost, 41-30 and 53-49, respectively. Lancer freshman forward Brandon Kenney, #14, scores on a fast break against the Millburn defense.

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Who Will Be Our Next Council Member?

Following the formal resignation of councilman Michael Silverman on January 1, the Livingston Democratic Committee must, within 15 days of that resignation, select three nominees to fill the vacant seat. We are inching closer to that first hurdle; with a Township Council meeting scheduled for next Monday, January 14, we expect to hear more about those nominees at that time. The seat must then be filled by January 30, and the newlyselected Council member will hold the position through 2019. A selection of a candidate to fill the remainder of the term, one year, will be determined through an election this coming November.

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Mutual AID Call in East Hanover

MUTUAL AID CALL IN EAST HANOVER: Members of the Livingston Fire Department (LFD) went on a mutual aid call to East Han over on January 4, from 7:30 to 11 p.m., shown here. LFD personnel assisted East Hanover firefighters with fire suppression and overhaul at a major fire on Kimble Avenue in that community, which resulted in the death of two people. Earlier that evening, Livingston firefighters had responded to a general alarm at Care One Assisted Living, 76 Passaic Avenue, set off by a smoke condition and burning odor in the facility’s kitchen area. It was determined that the odor and smoke had been caused by an electrical short in the oven hood system. There was no fire, although fire officials had to vent the kitchen area. Rob Munson Photo

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Rosemarie Giampolo Dec. 1, 1939 - Dec. 22, 2018

With profound sadness, we mourn the loss of our sister, Rosemarie, 79, our family hero.

Although she was born with spina bifida, an experimental newborn spine fusion surgery in 1940 miraculously extended her life span and quality.

Rosemarie was a Mount Saint Dominic Academy Scholar who, in the face of continued medical needs, completed her GED at home. Rosemarie was hired in the male-dominated electronics field, in a wheelchair, in the late 1950s at Chatham Electronics.

She courageously pursued her quest for independence in a wheelchairable world. Her legal pursuit of public transportation, and for businesses to accept her wheelchairable legs as readily as they accepted those of the non-disabled person, made her a foundational activist for the ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act) in 1973.

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Lancer Track Team Wins Medals, Break School Records at Essex Relays

The Livingston High School boys’ varsity track and field team was back on the track at the Ocean Breeze Athletic Complex in Staten Island on January 2 to compete against the fastest teams in Essex County. The Lancers came home with two medals and a new school record, and the Lancers, noted coach Nancy Petryna, “continued to show improvement in their speed, strength and endurance as they entered the championship portion of the season.”

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Planning Bd. Continues Hearing Plans For Drive-Thru Starbucks, Pre-School

The Planning Board met on Tuesday evening and continued hearing an application by CP Management Group II LLC to build a drive-through Starbucks and a child care center on South Livingston Avenue.

Prior to opening testimony, the Board’s first order of business was to hold a brief re-organizational meeting. Both Peter Klein and Richard Dinar were unanimously approved to serve once again in the roles of chairman and vice chairman, respectively, for 2019.

A hearing for a minor subdivision at 1 Relkin Road was adjourned, and will be heard on February 5.

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Irvington Man Fined for DWI

This past week in Livingston Municipal Court, an Irvington man was fined for drunk driving and a Livingston man was fined on amended charge of creating a disturbance.

DWI Charge

Angel Pardo, 23, of Irvington was stopped on November 14, 2018, in Livingston, and charged with driving while intoxicated (DWI); driving without a license; reckless driving; using a cell phone while operating a motor vehicle; having an open container of alcohol in a motor vehicle; driving without insurance; failure to exhibit a driver’s license; and failure to exhibit registration.

All but the first two charges were dismissed as part of a plea agreement, and the driving with no license charge was downgraded to a charge of driving with an expired license, which carries a lesser fine. For that charge, he was fined $156, plus $33 in court costs.

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“Whitey” Dukiet Basketball Tournament

At far left, Lancer center Jack Larsen, #15, scores against the Clifton defense in the championship game. The Lancers were defeated by the Mustangs, 44-35. At center, Lady Lancer guard Ava Intile, #11, drives the lane to score against the Hillsborough Raiders. The Lancers were defeated in the championship game, 54-22, by Hillsborough. Below, Lancer JV guard Nick Guido drives to the basket against Clifton, and at bottom, Guido goes up for the shot, scoring the winning basket with two seconds on the clock, as in the background, Don Schwartz photographs the moment. Don Schwartz and Shane Samuels Photos

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