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 […]

Notice of intent given to file lawsuit against Linden

LINDEN, NJ — The New Jersey Work Environment Council, along with Teamsters Local 877, has put the city of Linden on notice, stating that they will file suit against the city on behalf of workers at the Phillips 66 Bayway Refinery and Watco Crude Rail Terminal, both located in Linden. The NJWEC and the Teamsters claim […]

Students and teachers laud LHS exchange program

LINDEN, NJ — Seven years ago, in their quest to build a better cultural understanding between nations, Linden High School initiated a student foreign exchange program, and last week marked the conclusion of another successful three weeks with students from both Italy and Spain. Twenty-seven students from Italy, along with 24 students from Spain, became American […]

Linden police officers feel the love at School No. 5

Linden police officers feel the love at School No. 5

LINDEN, NJ — The city of Linden was shaken to its core two weeks ago with the dramatic capture of the NY/NJ bomber after a shootout with Linden police on the rain-swept streets of Linden. And Linden’s School No. 5 wanted to thank their local heroes for saving the day by creating get-well cards and sending […]

Bombing suspect captured in Linden

Bombing suspect captured in Linden

LINDEN, NJ — After a tense few days in the Tri State Area, on Monday, Sept. 19, police arrested Ahmad Khan Rahami, 28, who was wanted in connection with a series of bombings that occurred in New York and New Jersey. Rahami is a naturalized U.S. citizen who was born in Afghanistan; his last known address […]

Scutari named as defendant in lawsuit

LINDEN, NJ — A civil rights lawsuit against the city of Linden and former Linden Municipal Court Judge Louis DiLeo has been amended to add another defendant to the suit — State Sen. Nicholas Scutari, who is also the municipal prosecutor for the city of Linden. The suit stems from the trial of plaintiffs Anthony and […]

High hopes for new Linden police chief

LINDEN, NJ — After a rough couple of years at the Linden Police Department, Linden will be getting a new chief of police. With the retirement of outgoing Chief James Schulhafer, Captain Jonathan Parham will be taking over as Linden’s new Provisional Chief of Police and will be sworn in today. Parham, 47, came to the […]

Labor rally at Linden’s Laminated gets support

Labor rally at Linden’s Laminated gets support

LINDEN, NJ — After more than a year of unsuccessful attempts by workers at Laminated Industries, located in Linden, to negotiate a fair contract with Laminated owner Mendel Schwimmer, workers, community leaders and union representatives took to the streets in a labor rally Friday, Aug. 19, in support of the workers. Linden Mayor Derek Armstead, Union […]

Linden Police Chief will retire after 39 years

Linden Police Chief will retire after 39 years

LINDEN, NJ — After 39 years with the Linden Police Department, Linden Chief of Police James Schulhafer is bidding farewell to his beloved police force. Schulhafer spent his entire career in law enforcement with LPD. Hired in 1977 along with 15 other recruits, Schulhafer made rank quickly and was promoted to sergeant in 1981, lieutenant in […]

Laminated workers’ negotiations go south

LINDEN, NJ — Workers at Laminated Industries, located in Linden, state they are planning a major strike in protest of what union representatives call the continued failure of Laminated owner, Mendel Schwimmer, to negotiate a fair contract with employees. A previous strike just months ago yielded no results, according to union representatives. This time may be […]