No-fly zone is just another day for Linden Airport

No-fly zone is just another day for Linden Airport

LINDEN, NJ — If you noticed more traffic congestion than usual heading into New York City last week, you weren’t mistaken. The 77th session of the United Nations General Assembly opened on Tuesday, Sept. 13, with high-level debate running from Tuesday, Sept. 22, through Monday, Sept. 26. With hundreds of heads of state and diplomats […]

Xavier McClain dies from a head injury at 16

Xavier McClain dies from a head injury at 16

LINDEN, NJ — Players warmed up and were directed by assistant coaches under the afternoon sun that engulfed Tiger Stadium at Cooper Field on Saturday, Sept. 24. One hour before kickoff, the Linden Tigers went through their usual pregame rituals, with head coach Al Chiola standing among them as he began to observe their opponent, […]

Nursing home workers picket to protest cuts to health benefits

Nursing home workers picket to protest cuts to health benefits

LINDEN, NJ — Nursing home workers with 1199SEIU United Healthcare Workers East picketed AristaCare at Delaire on Wednesday, Aug. 24, protesting proposed cuts to their health insurance and management’s alleged refusal to recognize a fair contract. The picket included several veterans of a 2017 strike at AristaCare at Delaire. Darlene Brown, who has worked for […]

AG, NJDEP announce seven new environmental enforcement actions

AG, NJDEP announce seven new environmental enforcement actions

TRENTON, NJ — Acting Attorney General Matthew J. Platkin and Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Shawn M. LaTourette announced Aug. 24 the filing of seven new environmental enforcement actions across the state. Six of the environmental justice lawsuits center on a broad array of chemical pollutants that have tainted separate, unrelated sites in Newark, Linden, […]

Youth Academy campers have a guided tour of Linden Airport

Youth Academy campers have a guided tour of Linden Airport

LINDEN, NJ — When the Linden Police Department’s Youth Academy visited the Linden Airport on Thursday, July 21, participants had a behind-the-scenes experience that few people get to have. “This is our way of helping this whole police department youth camp out, because it gives them a chance to get into places like the Linden […]

Middle school students help to build their own computer

Middle school students help to build their own computer

LINDEN, NJ — Linden middle school students wanted a more powerful computer. So they built one. Through the Linden Public Schools One-to-One technology policy, every student is given an Apple device for schoolwork. But a group of McManus Middle School students went a big step further and built their own computer. The students worked with […]

Help sought to solve 2012 homicide of Linden teen

Help sought to solve 2012 homicide of Linden teen

LINDEN, NJ — The Union County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide Task Force and Linden Police Department continue to investigate the shooting death of an 18-year-old Linden woman who was killed 10 years ago, Union County Prosecutor William A. Daniel and Linden Police Chief David Hart jointly announced July 7. At 11:55 p.m. on July 9, 2012, […]

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