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 […]

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 […]