West Essex Tribune

Thu
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May

DPW at Work

DPW AT WORK: Pavers have been added to the ground around the Livingston War Memorial at the Oval. Shown above, Department of Public Works (DPW) employees Brian Breen and Nick Sasso prepare the ground to add the pavers around the stone memorial.

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18
May

LHS Launch ClubAdvances to Finals of MIT Competition

Livingston High School’s Launch Club Pair Me team recently qualified as a finalist in Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s (MIT) Launch Club competition. This is the second consecutive year a team of LHS students has developed, piloted and qualified a new business using MIT’s disciplined entrepreneurship approach.

Of the more than 460 teams that participated in the competition, only 16 are selected to present to a panel in Boston. The theme of this year’s competition was education.

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18
May

Girls' Lax Team Defeats Park Regional

GIRLS’ LAX TEAM DEFEATS PARK REGIONAL: The Livingston High School varsity girls’ lacrosse team defeated Park Regional (Hanover Park/Whippany Park), 13-6, at home on Friday, May 12, to bring its record to 12-5. Shown above, Lancer attack player Avery Conklin, #13, carries the ball enroute to scoring the fifth Lancer goal.

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18
May

Mail Carriers Stamp Out Hunger

MAIL CARRIERS STAMP OUT HUNGER: The Livingston Chapter of the National Association of Letter Carriers held its Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive on Saturday, May 13. Letter carriers Mike Ryan, Isaiah Poyner, and Ian Moore are shown above displaying bags of non-perishable food donated by Livingston postal patrons. This year’s drive marked the 25th anniversary of the event.

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Thu
18
May

Boys’ Tennis Team Advances to Semi-Finals

The Livingston High School boys’ tennis team advanced to the North I, Group IV Sectional semi-finals with wins over Paterson Eastside and West Orange, while dropping Super Essex Conference matches to Newark Academy and Montclair. The team has a 15-8 win-loss record.

Newark Acad. 4, Livingston 1:

Livingston’s Earl Hsieh recorded the Lancers’ lone point with a 6-2, 3-6, 10-1 (super tie-breaker) victory against Thomas Ito. Newark Academy’s Alex Leaf and Drew Flanagan won second and third singles with straight set decisions against Jason Grant and Josh Brodkin.

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Thu
18
May

Graduation Time

College graduation announcements are starting to come in and the Tribune staff has received inquiries from parents about how they can share their good news with their neighbors.

While we believe it is our job to educate our readers as to to official happenings in the municipality, the Tribune is also here to publicize family milestones such as births, deaths, weddings, religious celebrations and other important personal achievements. As a result, we are happy to publish the news of a graduation in your family – at no charge. Information should be submitted in writing by mail at P.O. Box 65, Livingston, NJ 07039; by fax at 973-992-7015; or by e-mail at TribuneEditorial@Verizon.net.

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Thu
18
May

Celebrating Youth

Livingston is currently celebrating its youth through a variety of family-friendly activities as part of an annual tradition – Youth Appreciation Week (YAW). This year’s calendar is packed with events that began this past Monday when the official opening of Youth Appreciation Week was marked with the LTV Kick-Off program. Programs and events will continue through this Sunday, May 21. We are incredible lucky to have a crew of volunteers who organize this seven day event each year. No town does YAW like Livingston does YAW, so take your children out to enjoy some of the activities!

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Thu
18
May

Variety of Activities Continue During Youth Appreciation Week

The Healthy Community Healthy Youth Initiative (HCHY), a community organization dedicated to “enhancing the lives of the children of Livingston,” has announced the schedule for its 22nd annual Youth Appreciation Week. The week-long event, which celebrates the accomplishments and achievements of the youth of Livingston, began Monday and is continuing through the weekend. It is sponsored by the Township of Livingston.

The theme of this year’s event is “Livingston Kids Connect.”

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Thu
18
May

Council Hears Energy Aggregation Presentation

At the request of mayor Shawn Klein, representatives of Transparent Energy spoke to the Livingston Town Council on Monday evening about energy aggregation. Nathan Burroughs, the company’s director of public projects, and Paul Shagawat, managing partner, talked about their business, which procures energy through an online reverse auction program. The firm is headquartered in Fairfield.

“If you do it correctly, it could be an automatic savings program,” said Burroughs.

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Thu
18
May

Services To Be Held For Richard Carmody

Visitation will be held today, Thursday, May 18, from 4 to 9 p.m. at the Quinn-Hopping Funeral Home in Livingston for Richard Carmody, who died on Monday, May 15. A Funeral Mass will be offered on Friday, May 19, at 10 a.m. at St. Philomena’s Church. Mr. Carmody was 58 years old. Born and raised in Riverdale, Bronx, New York City, Mr. Carmody resided in Livingston for the last 18 years. He was a management analyst for the U.S. District Court in Newark, retiring after 30 years. Mr. Carmody is survived by his wife of 32 years, Alice; his son, Richard Jr.; brother, Kevin, and his wife, Nicole; his sister, Suzette Gannon, and her husband, Jimmy; and his sister, Jeannine Carmody. Cremation will be private. In lieu of flowers, donations in his name may be made to Villa Marie Claire, 12 West Saddle River Road, Saddle River, NJ 07458.

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