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POTHOLE REPAIRS ON ROCKHILL DRIVE

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Livingston Department of Public Works (DPW) crews filled in potholes this week.
 
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UNICO Plans "Citizen of the Year" Brunch

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Livingston UNICO members have been working to plan the organization's annual Citizen of the Year brunch. The event will be held on Sunday, April 17, at 10 a.m. at the Hanover Manor in East Hanover. This year, UNICO will honor former West Essex Tribune editor Nancy Dinar. UNICO is America's largest Italian-American service organization, and for the past 61 years has annually recognized local residents who have contributed to the well-being of Livingston and its citizens. UNICO officials chose Dinar as this year's Citizen of the Year because of her "long-term commitment to community service, which exemplifies the organization's core value of "Service Above Self."
 
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BOYS' 5TH GRADE TRAVEL TEAM WINS CHAMPIONSHIP

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On Saturday, February 28, the Livingston boys' fifth grade travel basketball team defeated Caldwell, 41-39, in overtime to capture the Suburban League Championship. The win completed an outstanding season in which the boys compiled a record of 14 wins with only one loss.
 
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Pythians to Attend Devils Hockey Game

Livingston's Sanford M. Schor Lodge of the Knights of Pythias will attend the New Jersey Devils' hockey game against the Columbus Blue Jackets on Sunday, March 20, at 5 p.m. at the Prudential Center in Newark. The ticket price will include admission to the game with group seating; a post-game group photo, and a commemorative Devils hat. For more information or to purchase tickets, call Murry Greene at 973-422-0330; or Steve Byer at 201-417-6613; or send an e-mail to srep01@outlook.com, by Friday, March 11.
 
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Welcome to Your Community Newspaper

If you are perusing the pages of the West Essex Tribune for the first time today, we would like to say, "Welcome to your source of township information!" This week's paper marks our most recent TMC (Total Market Coverage) edition. The TMC, which is offered two or three times a year, provides a copy of the West Essex Tribune, Livingston's community newspaper, to every residence in the township. So now you know why a copy of our subscriptiononly newspaper showed up in your mailbox today! It is our hope that those who do not already subscribe to the paper will see our coverage of their community and decide to join the ranks of our faithful readers.
 
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Livingston Committee Aims to Develop A Performing Arts and Teen Center

The Performing Arts Committee, a relatively new Livingston task force, is on a mission. It's goal is to provide the town with a performing arts and teen center on the Memorial Park Oval, where the "old rec building" sits. In fact, in the Memorial Park development plan, the building is simply referred to as "the building," commented Alan Karpas, chairman of the Vision 20/20 Committee, which established the Performing Arts Committee with the Livingston Arts Council. "The old rec building needs to be replaced and this is what we want to replace it with."
 
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Muriel Salov Ostrow Dies on February 10

Muriel Salov Ostrow, 91, died in her sleep on February 10. Predeceased by her husband, Lester Ostrow, she is survived by two sons, Glenn R. Ostrow and Eric H. Ostrow; four grandchildren; and one greatgrandchild. A native of Newark, Mrs. Ostrow lived in Livingston, West Orange, and Springfield. She retired to Boynton Beach, Florida, before moving to New Orleans, Louisiana. A private family memorial service was held in New Orleans. Condolences may be expressed online at www.tharpsontheimerfh.com.
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Maria Kos, 89 Succumbs at Home

Former Livingston resident Maria Kos, 89, died at home in Toms River on February 24. Mrs. Kos was born in Germany to Thomas and Ann Hoffmann. She came to the U.S. in 1950, and lived in Irvington and Livingston, prior to moving to Brick in the mid-1970s. Mrs. Kos owned and operated the Glamour Beauty Shop. She was preceded in death by her husband, Paul Kos, in 1991. She is survived by two sons and their wives, Peter E. Kos and Linda of Bridgewater, and John Kos and Jane of Sea Girt; her sister, Olga; five grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren. Funeral arrangements were by the Weatherhead Young Funeral Home in Brick. Condolences may be sent by visiting weatherheadyoung.com.
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Funeral Service Held For Dolores Freeman

Dolores Freeman (nee Luciano), 91, died at home in Lavallette on Sunday, February 28. Born in Newark, Mrs. Freeman lived in Livingston for more than 80 years. She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Donna and Mike Noone of Lavallette; four sisters, Janet Senft, Theresa Castelli, Anna Mykietyn and Gloria Szumaski; and two grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, John Freeman, in 1977; a son, Paul, in 2006; and siblings Samuel Luciano, Beatrice Salemme, Nicolina Luciano, Lucille Hoerrmann and Patricia O'Brien. Arrangements were by the Timothy E. Ryan Home for Funerals in Seaside Park. Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.ryanfuneralhome.com.
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Funeral Services Held For Josephine Picillo

Josephine (Magliacane) Picillo, 89, died on Saturday, February 27, at Saint Barnabas Medical Center in Livingston. Funeral arrangements were by the Quinn-Hopping Funeral Home of Livingston. Born in Caprilgia, Irprina, Italy, Mrs. Picillo came to America in 1954 and had lived in Orange before moving to Livingston 30 years ago. She had worked for Jerome Electric and had been a seamstress for many years. Surviving her is her husband, Felice; her children, Vincent (Yolanda) and Joanne DeNotaris (Joseph); she is also survived by four grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Istituto Antoniano dei Rogazionisti, Via Tiziano Minio, 15, 35134 Padova (Italy) or to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Way, Memphis, TN 38148.

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