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School Board Candidates Discuss District’s Weaknesses

In an effort to help the community compare the two candidates, Buddy August and Barry Funt, for the one full term on the Board of Education, which will be decided in the November 4 election, the West Essex Tribune, with the help of the League of Women Voters, has posed a series of four questions to the candidates.
 
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Dolores M. Regan Dies in Montville

Former Livingston resident Dolores M. (Dillon) Regan died on Tuesday, October 7, at her home in Montville. She was 82 years old. Born in Newark, Mrs. Regan was raised in Livingston and lived in Whippany before moving to Montville in 1967. She attended Mount Saint Dominic High School in Caldwell and earned a degree in chemistry from Chestnut Hill College in Pennsylvania. Before raising her family, Mrs. Regan was employed as a chemist with Bell Labs in Murray Hill. She later became a teacher in the Montville School system, where she worked for 25 years. She retired from teaching in 1997. Mrs. Regan was predeceased by her brother, Martin Dillon. She is survived by her husband of 55 years, William F. Regan, Jr.; five children, Peggy Picklesimer and her husband, David; Bill and his wife, Amy; Tom and his wife, Rose Mary; John and his wife, Sue; and Mary Pat Paris and her husband, Craig; and 12 grandchildren. Memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimer's Association.
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Carin Hochman, 71, Dies in North Carolina

Carin (Struminger) Hochman, 71, died on Saturday, October 11, in Linville, North Carolina. Born in New York City, Mrs. Hochman grew up in the Bronx, New York, and lived in Livingston for many years before moving to Florida, Georgia and North Carolina. Mrs. Hochman was an avid volunteer, who worked with children at the Kessler Institute, nursed baby animals back to health, and volunteered at the local hospital. Surviving Mrs. Hochman are her husband of 48 years, Andrew; children, Steven Hochman and Stacy Harrison; son in law, Andy Harrison; sister, Dena Dermer; and three grandchildren. Those who wish to honor Mrs. Hochman's memory may donate to the Caldwell Hospice, 902 Kirkwood Street, NW, Lenoir, North Carolina 28645.
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Elizabeth Dennis Dies at 80 Years Old

Elizabeth A. Dennis, 80, died on Thursday, October 9. A Funeral Mass was held at St. Philomena’s Church, Livingston, on Tuesday, October 14. Born in Bronx, New York, Mrs. Dennis was raised in Newark, where she attended Weequahic High School. After graduation she began working for Terry Fabrics, where she met her husband, Tom. Together they moved to Livingston 53 years ago. Mrs. Dennis was a “stay-at-home mom” for many years before returning to work as a bookkeeper for Hammill & Gillespie. She retired ten years ago. Predeceased by her husband of 58 years, Thomas Joseph, Mrs. Dennis is survived by her children, Brian Dennis; Marie Magi and her husband, Mark; Lisa Smith and her husband, Daryl; and Geralyn Dennis; her siblings, Robert Kurz and Helen Scarpelli; and fi ve grandchildren. Memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, Greater NJ Chapter, 400 Morris Ave., Suite 251, Denville, NJ 07834.
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Funeral Services For John Kenneth Levi

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Offer Funeral Mass For Eileen Quinn, 95

Eileen Quinn died on October 14 at the age of 95. Visitation will be held from 9 to 10:30 a.m. today, Thursday, at the Farmer Funeral Home in Roseland. The funeral Mass will be held at 11 a.m. at Our Lady of the Blessed Sacrament Church in Roseland. Born in Newark, Miss Quinn moved to Livingston in 1952. She was a clerical worker for Bergen Brunswig Medical Supplies for 19 years. Prior to that, she had been an employee at Kearfott Manufacturing Company for 22 years. Predeceased by three brothers and four sisters, Miss Quinn is survived by many nieces and nephews. Condolences and memories may be shared at www.farmerfuneral.com.
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Offer Funeral Mass For Georgiana Cona

Georgiana B. Cona, 97, died at her residence in Livingston on Sunday, October 12. The Funeral Mass celebrating her life was offered at Our Lady of the Blessed Sacrament Church in Roseland, on Wednesday, October 15. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Saint Barnabas Hospice and Palliative Care Center 95 Old Short Hills Rd., West Orange, NJ 07052. Mrs. Cona, who received a bachelor’s degree from the College of St. Elizabeth in Convent Station, was born in Orange and had lived in West Orange for many years before moving to Livingston 54 years ago. For many years, she was an administrative assistant at Macy’s Department Store in New York City. She was also a member of the Essex Skating Club. Predeceased by her husband, Ernest R. Cona, Sr. and son, Ernest R., Jr., she is survived by many nieces and nephews.
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Albert Arnold, 70, Succumbs to Cancer

Albert P. Arnold died at the age of 70 on October 13, following a long battle with cancer. A funeral Mass will be held at St. Jude Roman Catholic Church in Budd Lake on Friday, October 17. Visitation will bhe held at the Cochran Funeral Home in Hackettstown today, Thursday, from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Born in Livingston to the late Anita and Albert Arnold, Mr. Arnold lived in Budd Lake. He worked as an electrician with I.B.E.W. Local 52 for 40 years. He is survived by his wife of 45 years, Joyce; a son, Tom and his wife Lenore; a daughter, Karen and her husband Kevin; a sister, Anita Nurge; and three grandchildren. The family has suggested that memorial contributions be made to the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, 1275 York Avenue, New York, New York 10065.
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Board Holds Wide-Ranging Discussions at Workshop; Registration, Curriculum, and Budget Among Topics

The Board of Education and members of the administration discussed a number of concepts at the October 9 workshop meeting. It also approved two personnel measures, the appointment of James Kadus as a long-term substitute teacher, replacing Dana Wallock, from October 20 through March 3, at Hillside, and the resignation of Hayley Davis, an instructional aide at Collins.
 
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Police Arrest Suspected Car Thief

A suspect in a car theft from Newark Airport was arrested in the parking lot of the Livingston ShopRite on Tuesday afternoon, October 7. Several weeks ago, Livingston Police had received a report from Port Authority offi cers that a grey 2014 Chevrolet Spark with Connecticut license plates had been stolen from the Hertz parking lot at Newark Airport.
 

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