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DPW Works Hard Preparing For "Historic Storm" That Wasn't

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Following a snowstorm late Friday into Saturday that dropped five inches of snow, the Livingston Public Works Department (DPW) then had to gear up almost immediately to prepare for what was predicted to be an "historic" storm that would drop up to two feet of snow on the township on Monday and Tuesday. But to the disappointment of no one but die-hard snow enthusiasts, the storm fizzled out with a muchdiminished impact on the state.
 
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LANCERS HONOR VETERANS

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The Livingston High School Athletic Department continued its “Honoring the Veterans” program with a recognition ceremony held at half-time during the recent Lady Lancer varsity basketball game against Bloomfi eld.
 
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Lancer Ice Hockey Team Defeats Montclair To Take Over First Place in Conference

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By Robert Towey
 
The Livingston Lancer varsity ice hockey team defeated the Montclair Mounties, 3-2, at home at Codey Arena on Friday, January 23. This win put the Lancers at 9-2-1 in the Super Essex County Conference and above 500 for the first time since the beginning of the season; a feat which head coach Dave Conklin said “means a lot… We have a very difficult non-league schedule. We are playing the best teams in the state. We have been working hard and it’s starting to pay off with some wins, which feels good.”
 
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LANCER FENCERS

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Livingston High School was host to the District 3 Fencing Tournament on Sunday, January 25. The tournament saw ten teams with 90 fencers competing in epee, sabre and foil events.
 
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Questioning the Test

As teachers across the country are working diligently to prepare their students to sit for the PARCC (Partnership for the Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers) test this spring, an increasing number of parents are gearing up to pull their children out of the assessment.
 
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Early Bird Registration for Pools Begins This Monday, February 2

"It may seem early, and especially with this week's snow storm, people may not be thinking about swimming in our community pools," said Kenneth A. Lomax, the Senior, Youth & Leisure Services (SYLS) athletics and aquatics supervisor. "However, this is the best time to renew or register for summer swimming – the rates will never be better. Don't miss your chance!"
 
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“Souper Bowl” Benefits CHOW

This coming weekend, January 30 through February 1, the Livingston Clergy Association will sponsor the Souper Bowl of Caring fund-raising event. According to the Rev. Daniel Martian, president of the Livingston Clergy Association, “Participation in this worthwhile event is as easy as donating monetary or food gift certificates to a local participating congregation. In turn, Livingston CHOW (Community Hunger Outreach Warehouse) will receive the donations, which will help people in need.”
 
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Severe Ice Storm on Sunday Caused Road Closings and Many Accidents

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Sunday was a treacherous day on the roads as an ice storm coated the area. Livingston police report that more than 30 accidents occurred on the icy roadways of the township.
 
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FemGineers’ futuristic City Wins State Design Challenge

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The futuristic Marepolis, a city of beautiful rooftop gardens and aquaponic systems, earned a team of FemGineers from Heritage Middle School fi rst place overall in the NJ Regional Future City Design Challenge. Tina Li, Helen Yang and Catherine Zhang, all eighth graders, won the challenge for their sustainable metropolis where urban agriculture thrives.
 
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Declan Sean Cross Wins Livingston's first Baby Contest

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The first baby of the year is traditionally welcomed by the West Essex Tribune and its advertisers with an assortment of gifts. In some past years, several weeks passed before the new year's first baby was born; in other years, it was only a few minutes after midnight on January 1.
 

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