For this LHS teacher, it’s all about chemistry

LINDEN, NJ — A teacher in Linden has created a fun and exciting way to teach his class the concepts of chemistry. Sean Bannon, a chemistry and forensics teacher at Linden High School, has brought the dating game into his 10-grade classroom, and for these students, it was love at first sight. Bannon said that he […]

Prominent Linden BOE member will be missed

Prominent Linden BOE member will be missed

LINDEN, NJ — Some people manage to make an indelible mark on those who know them, and Susan Hudak was just that person. Hudak, a resident of the city of Linden for many years, died Jan. 29 at the age of 59, but the impact she had on the community, specifically on Linden’s school district, is […]

Linden council clashes on city employee hot line

LINDEN, NJ — A resolution knocking down an agreement between the city of Linden and a confidential employee hotline service provider has been passed, and that is leaving several members of Linden’s council asking questions. At the Jan. 17 meeting of the council, a resolution to sever the agreement with In2Vate, LLC, was passed. In September, […]

Laminated Inc. workers continue to suffer in Linden

Agreed-upon contract has still not been signed, allege RWDSU representatives

LINDEN, NJ — Mendel Schwimmer is playing games. The owner of Laminated Inc., a paper and paperboard manufacturer located in Linden, is being accused, once again, of alleged breach of contract. Schwimmer has been under pressure for months regarding alleged unfair labor practices and unsafe and unsanitary working conditions at the plant. And now, despite myriad […]

Helping out

Helping out

LINDEN, NJ — ​Fifth-graders in Jennifer Sousa-Redgate’s class at Linden School No. 6 Andrea Chambers, Nayalee Molina, Hajar Ramadan and Dayani Molina​ help sort and box supplies donated by the school at the Linden Interfaith Network for Community Service​ Food Pantry recently. The class learned how the pantry is run and how the community benefits from […]

CITIZENS OF NEW JERSEY A CALL TO ACTION BY MONDAY A.M.

 WHAT IS GOVERNOR CHRISTIE TRYING TO HIDE? For over 100 years, governments and businesses in the U.S. have been required to inform the public about vital matters like government contract bids, variance applications, sub-division variance applications, foreclosures, sales of government property, government contract bids, and municipal tax sales. But this week, Gov. Chris Christie and […]

Concern grows over Tremley Point contaminants

Concern grows over Tremley Point contaminants

LINDEN, NJ — The Rahway River Watershed Association wrote to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in December, requesting that it mitigate what the association, along with several other environmental groups, deem a hazardous situation at Linden’s Tremley Point. The site, located at 4050 Tremley Point Road, was used for coal ash disposal from 1947 to 1957 […]

K9s for Warriors helps Linden veteran

LINDEN, NJ — In 2006, life changed forever for U.S. army veteran James Brereton, of Linden, the sole survivor of an ambush while on duty. The incident left Brereton wounded and with post-traumatic stress disorder, and the weight of this trauma became almost unbearable — until Brereton met Shari Duval, the founder of K9s For Warriors, […]

LPD revs up motorcycle training at Linden Airport

LPD revs up motorcycle training at Linden Airport

LINDEN, NJ — The Linden Police Department hosted its fourth Northwestern University and Harley-Davidson police motor training at Linden Airport, an intense three-week program that kicked off Oct. 17. Approximately 10 police departments from New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania took part in the police motorcycle training course, which trains new motor officers, as well as […]

LHS F.A.B. Coalition trains backstage at Fashion Week

LHS F.A.B. Coalition trains backstage at Fashion Week

By Alexander Gonzalez, Correspondent LINDEN, NJ — The model stood next in line to hit the runway, wearing the markers of a circus ring leader. A black top hat and knee-high gold boots? Check. A red coat topped with gold shoulder pads, pinned to a buttoned black bustier? Check. Jah’Nasia McDougald, a Linden High School student […]

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