Livingston, New Jersey


Livingston, New Jersey

*Tommy Page (born 1970), American singer known for his song, "I'll Be Your Everything", in collaboration with "New Kids on the Block". He is a graduate of Livingston High School. Page's brother, James, is also a Mathematics teacher at Livingston High School.
*Claudio Reyna (born 1973), professional soccer player who played for European premier teams and is currently on the World Cup squad since 1994, was born in Livingston.
*Glenn K. Rieth, who is the Adjutant General of New Jersey in Governor Jon Corzine's cabinet.
* Larry Ripley, (who once lived on Fellswood Dr.), was a replacement musician with the 1910 Fruitgum Company
*Byron Scott (born 1961), lived here while he was coach of the New Jersey Nets. [Bondy, Filip. [http://www.nydailynews.com/archives/sports/2003/05/25/2003-05-25_visitors_are_feeling_right_a.html "VISITORS ARE FEELING RIGHT AT HOME IN JERSEY"] , " [New York Daily News] ", May 25, 2003. Accessed August 3, 2008. "'I've learned everything I need to know about New Jersey,' said Scott, who resides in Livingston during the season. 'You take 280 to the 'Pike to the arena.'"] However, he left after becoming the coach of the New Orleans/Oklahoma City Hornets.
*David Tepper (born 1957), founder of the hedge fund Appaloosa Management, lives in Livingston. [ [http://www.ujfmetrowest.org/page.html?ArticleID=14191 "Seven-figure donation fuels emergency campaign"] , United Jewish Communities of MetroWest. Accessed December 8, 2007."Chief among them is the gift of David Tepper of Livingston, who donated $1 million from the David A. Tepper Charitable Foundation. Tepper, a hedge-fund manager, made the pledge last month at a parlor meeting in the Short Hills home of Steven and Lori Klinghoffer."] Carnegie Mellon University's Tepper School of Business is named after him.
*Roger Y. Tsien (born 1952), chemist. Winner of 2008 Nobel Prize in Chemistry [Nicole Kresge, Robert D. Simoni, and Robert L. Hill. [http://www.jbc.org/cgi/content/full/281/37/e29 "The Chemistry of Fluorescent Indicators: the Work of Roger Y. Tsien"] , "Journal of Biological Chemistry", September 15, 2006. Accessed September 18, 2007. "Born in New York, in 1952, Roger Yonchien Tsien grew up in Livingston, New Jersey."]
*David Tyree (1980–), NFL wide receiver for the New York Giants. [Dillon, dennis. [http://www.sportingnews.com/exclusives/20080619/1043186-p.html "The miracles in David Tyree's grasp"] , "Sporting News", June 19, 2008. Accessed August 3, 2008.]
*Nina Mitchell Wells, Secretary of State of New Jersey since 2006. [http://www.state.nj.us/governor/cabinet/nina_wells.html State of New Jersey biography for Nina Mitchell Wells] , State of New Jersey. Accessed July 11, 2007. "Secretary Wells and her husband, Ted Wells, Esq. reside in Livingston, NJ and have two grown children, Teresa and Phillip."]
*Ted Wells, criminal defense lawyer.
*Thea White (born 1953), female voice actress, best known for her role as Muriel in "Courage the Cowardly Dog".Fact|date=May 2008
*Jason Zimbler (born 1977), the actor who played the role of Ferguson Darling on the Nickelodeon television show "Clarissa Explains It All", has lived in Livingston since his late childhood.fact|date=December 2007
*Richie Zisk (born 1949), who played for the Pittsburgh Pirates and other major league baseball teams. [ [http://infoweb.newsbank.com/iw-search/we/InfoWeb?p_action=doc&p_docid=10C7C83DB1723E45&p_docnum=1&p_queryname=NaN&p_product=NewsBank&p_theme=aggregated4&p_nbid=W51W53TKMTE4NTg0NzQ0OS4yODY4NjU6MTo3OnJhLTE4ODg "Encouraging words always work the best"] , "Charlotte Sun", July 19, 2005. Accessed August 6, 2007. "As I was just starting my Little League career in Livingston, N.J., Richie was just finishing his and already showing his long-ball potential."]

Notable events

On January 13, 2008 Livingston High School housed the first of New Jersey Governor Jon Corzine's all-state county forum tour of Jersey to promote and explain his new toll hike proposal to finance state road maintenance. The town hall meeting, which reportedly 900 people attended, featured a powerpoint by Corzine and then a Q and A session where many attendees inquired about a new school financing proposal more so than the toll issue.

On March 29, 2005, comedian Mitch Hedberg was found dead by his wife in a Livingston hotel room. A medical examiner's report found traces of cocaine and heroin in his system. [ [http://www.mtv.com/news/articles/1519425/20051228/hedberg_mitch.jhtml Mitch Hedberg: Cocaine, heroin detected in his system] , MTV.com, December 28, 2005.]

On June 16, 1996, the Olympic Torch made a stop in Livingston while en route to Atlanta, Georgia. [ [http://query.nytimes.com/gst/fullpage.html?res=9800EEDE1439F935A25755C0A960958260 "DESTINATIONS;A Day for Olympic Torch To Glow in New Jersey"] , "The New York Times", June 16, 1996. Accessed April 9, 2008.]

On May 22, 1992, Democratic Presidential candidate and eventual Presidential elect Bill Clinton visited Livingston High School on a campaign stop to announce his support for Governor James Florio's NJ welfare proposal. [ [http://query.nytimes.com/gst/fullpage.html?res=9E0CE5DC133AF930A15756C0A964958260] "THE 1992 CAMPAIGN: Democrats; Clinton Backs New Jersey's Changes in Welfare System", "The New York Times", May 23, 1992. Accessed May 27, 2008.]

References

External links

* [http://www.livingstonnj.org/ Official township website]
* [http://www.livingston.org/ Livingston Public Schools]
*NJReportCard|13|2730|0|Livingston Public Schools
* [http://nces.ed.gov/ccd/schoolsearch/school_list.asp?Search=1&DistrictID=3408820 Data for the Livingston Public Schools] , National Center for Education Statistics
* [http://www.livingstonnj.com/ A guide to Livingston]
* [http://www.livingstonchinese.org/liv_hist.htm A history of Livingston]
* [http://www.mapquest.com/maps/map.adp?country=US&address=&city=Livingston&state=NJ Map of Livingston]
* [http://www.fingerclickinggood.com/livingston Local blog about life in and around Livingston NJ]


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