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Ralph Cicci Sr., 91, Succumbs at Home

Ralph C. Cicci Sr., 91, of Livingston, died on Saturday, May 16, at home. A Funeral Mass was held on Tuesday, May 19, at Our Lady of the Blessed Sacrament Church in Roseland. Mr. Cicci was born in Red Bank, and resided in Belleville before settling in Livingston more than 48 years ago. After graduating from high school, he served in the United States Marine Corps during the invasions of Tarawa in World War II. After serving in World War II, Mr. Cicci worked in the construction industry for more than 30 years, including the building of the Verrazano- Narrows Bridge. He was a longtime member of Boy Scout Troop 12 in Livingston, hand carving eagles to be presented to each member who earned the distinction of Eagle Scout. Predeceased by his wife, Jeanne in 1993, Mr. Cicci is survived by a daughter, Barbara and her boyfriend, Jimmy; a son, Ralph Cicci Jr. and his wife, Lori; two brothers, Joseph and Vito Cicci; and four grandchildren.

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Funeral Services Held For Richard Meacham

Richard A. Meacham, 52, died in Livingston on Tuesday, May 12. The funeral service was held on Friday, May 15, at Quinn-Hopping Funeral Home. A graduate of Stevens Institute of Technology, Mr. Meacham worked for NECA in Whippany for many years. He was born in Ridgewood and lived in Livingston for the past 21 years. He is survived by his wife of 27 years, Alison; sons Jeffrey and Alec; siblings Barbara von Halle and her husband Mike, and Gregory and his wife, Karen. The family has suggested that memorial donations be made to "Footprints in the Sand-FBO the Family of Richard Meacham" at Footprints in the Sand, c/o Villafranco Wealth Management, 623 Fifth Avenue, 28th floor, New York, NY 10022.

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Funeral Services Held For Thomas Cecere, 73

Livingston resident Thomas Cecere, 73, died on Friday, May 15. Mr. Cecere was born in Newark and had resided in Livingston since 1971. He attended Fairleigh Dickinson University and went on to a career as a senior systems analyst and selfemployed computer consultant. He was a Eucharistic Minister at St. Raphael’s Church in Livingston for more than 40 years. Predeceased by his brother Edward, Mr. Cecere is survived by his wife of 51 years, Amelia; his daughters, Pamela Leonardis and her husband, Richard and Christine Cecere; two grandchildren; and brothers, Richard and Robert. In lieu of fl owers, memorial contributions may be made to St. John’s Soup Kitchen, P.O. Box 200147, Newark, NJ 07102.

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Graveside Services For Eugene Kleinwaks

Eugene Kleinwaks, 91, of Boca Raton, Florida, formerly of Livingston, died at home on May 14. Graveside services were held on Sunday, May 17, at Mount Lebanon Cemetery in Iselin. Born in Newark to Nathan and Clara Kleinwaks, "Bullet" played football for Weequahic High School. He served in the U.S. Navy as a pilot. A Tau Beta Pi graduate of Lehigh University, Mr. Kleinwaks was an engineer by profession. He married Rosalind Teitelbaum, and they settled in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, where he started a variety of businesses, in particular, the Penguin Ice Cream Company. The couple later returned to New Jersey, settling in Livingston, where they raised their family. Mr. Kleinwaks, a member of Temple Beth Shalom, was the owner of Kleinwaks and Company, a real estate brokerage, building and development, and management firm.

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Tennis Team Defeats MKA and W. Orange

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The Livingston High School boys' tennis team defeated Montclair Kimberley Academy (MKA) twice in Super Essex Conference matches and West Orange in a regular season match during the past week. Livingston 3, MKA 2: The singles lineup of Anthony Caputo, Sam Farber, and Harrison Chiger provided the team with three points for the victory. Montclair Kimberley’s Jack Ross and Alex Pai at fi rst doubles defeated Josh Brodkin and Jason Vernoff, 6-4,6-0. Montclair Kimberley won second doubles in three sets when Joey Smuckler and Guyon Ganchi defeated Michael Segal and Kyle Ferguson, 3-6,6-4,6-3.

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Record Setting Week by Scavetta and Berger Lead Boys' Spring Track and Field Squad

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Livingston High School was host to 30 track and fi eld teams from Essex County at the Essex County Relay Championship (ECRC) on Friday May 1. The following Monday, they faced a strong West Orange team in a Super Essex Conference (SEC) dual meet and then came right back on May 9 to compete in the SEC American division championships. At the ECRC, the top six fi nishers in each event score points toward the coveted team title. The boys’ squad tallied 15 points for a 13th place finish. They were able to medal in four of the 16 events with several quality performances which just missed the top six spots.

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A ONE CAR

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A ONE CAR accident occurred at 11:10 a.m. on May 11 when the driver of a Jeep lost control of his vehicle at the intersection of White Oak Ridge Road and South Orange Avenue. Zachary Stark of 8 Cornell Drive was heading south on White Oak Ridge Road when his Jeep struck a utility pole and then hit a fi re hydrant to the rear of the vehicle. Members of the Fire Department and First Aid Squad responded. According to the police report, Stark was taken to Saint Barnabas Medical Center for treatment. No summonses were issued and the incident is still under investigation.

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Silvestri to Receive Piccolo Award At Annual UNICO Sports Breakfast

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UNICO will hold its 29th annual Dominick A. Crincoli Memorial Sports Awards Breakfast at 10 a.m. on June 7 at St. Philomena’s Parish Center to present its annual Brian Piccolo Sportsmanship Award. This year UNICO will honor Livingston High School senior Mark Silvestri as the 2015 recipient. The award is presented annually to a high school senior who best symbolizes the character and ideals of Brian Piccolo who displayed the virtues of teamwork, leadership and athletic ability both on the football fi eld and in his fi ght against cancer.

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LHS Girls’ Track and Field Team Undefeated in Super Essex Conference

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The last team to stand in the way of a perfect 6-0 record for the Livingston High School girls’ track and fi eld team in the Super Essex Conference was the West Orange High School Mountaineers. The Lady Lancers, still tired from the Essex County Relays, entered the meet on their home turf on Monday, May 4, knowing that top performances would be needed against the equally talented West Orange team to win the meet. Led by co-captains Annie Werner and Kristi Kwok, who each added two fi rst place fi nishes to the meet, LHS won the battle, 80-60, to end the dual meet season undefeated.

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Hold Groundbreaking Ceremony For Saint Barnabas Building Project

Saint Barnabas Medical Center broke ground on Wednesday afternoon, May 13, on a $250 million building project that will transform the hospital and create the foundation for the next 50 years of health care in the region. To be known as the Cooperman Family Pavilion, the project is the most ambitious construction project at the hospital in two decades and will greatly expand and modernize the medical center.

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