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Two seniors at Livingston High School have been named valedictorian and salutatorian for the LHS Class of 2014. Valedictorian Kevin Kwok, right, and salutatorian Helen Chen will address their fellow graduates at the school's graduation ceremony. Principal Mark Stern, center, said the staff and students at the high school are "very proud of Kevin and Helen. They have worked very hard over the past 13 years to earn this recognition."
The New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) will hold a public information meeting about the replacement project of the "Route 10 Over Passaic River Bridge" in Livingston and East Hanover. The construction is scheduled to start on Monday, March 17, according to the Livingston Township Council and the NJDOT estimates that the project will take about nine months.
The information meeting will be held on Monday, March 10, from 6 to 8 p.m. in the…Continue
The Department of Public Works (DPW) was busy this week repairing three major water main breaks. The leaks were located at East Mt. Pleasant Avenue, Northfield Road and near the Route 10 traffic circle. The cause of the breaks was primarily due to the extremely cold weather, said Mike Anello, superintendent of the DPW.
A federal lawsuit challenging the state Department of Education’s oversight of special education in New Jersey has reached a final settlement with a consent agreement that aims to reduce the state’s high number of special-needs students in segregated settings.
The agreement calls for the state to take measures to insure that districts such as Livingston with the lowest rates of inclusion follow through on remediation plans.
Little by little, the days are getting longer and despite the Arctic vortex that has held the area in its frigid grip, spring is getting closer. On Sunday, March 9, clocks "spring forward" to start Daylight Saving time. The official change of time begins at 2 a.m. early on Sunday morning when most computer and electronic clocks will automatically reset themselves and jump one hour ahead. So instead of 2 a.m., the clocks will show 3 a.m.
A study to see if the current township garage site meets the criteria of needing redevelopment was referred by the Township Council to the Planning Board for study. The Council has been studying possible locations for a new township garage, which could consolidate the Department of Public Works into one site. The existing township garage on South Livingston Avenue is considered too small and is located in a central part of the municipality.
In addition, the possibility…Continue
The Livingston Township Planning Board met for a regular meeting on Tuesday March 4, to hear the continuation of OM DIVYA Realty, LLC proposal to convert a gas station into a restaurant located at 222 North Livingston Avenue. The applicant seeks to construct an L-shaped addition to the existing building and convert it into a restaurant with 60 indoor seats and 60 seats outdoors.
Sam Patel, owner of the site, testified that he had personally spoken to residents who…Continue
Fencer Edward Chin of Livingston is the state champion for open men’s saber, winning the title on March 1 at the NJSIAA State Individual Championships.
Chin, who plans to attend Princeton University in the fall, is the first individual state fencing champion at Livingston High School. He has competed internationally with Team USA, fencing in tournaments in Poland, Hungary, Italy and Russia.