Technology Department keeps Linden students and teachers connected

Technology Department keeps Linden students and teachers connected

LINDEN, NJ — Since remote learning took hold in Linden public schools in March, no area has been put to the test more than the district’s technology. When students are at home, their ability to learn hinges greatly on their ability to connect seamlessly with their teachers, access their lessons and get the virtual support […]

Linden school to join National Blue Ribbon Schools Program

Linden school to join National Blue Ribbon Schools Program

LINDEN, NJ — Linden’s School No. 5 elementary school has been selected to join the prestigious National Blue Ribbon Schools Program, a coveted designation from the U.S. Department of Education that celebrates excellent schools and effective educators. District administrators, Board of Education President Gregory R. Martucci, Principal Laura Scamardella and faculty were at the school’s […]

$10,000 grant from Infineum boosts real-world learning for Linden students

$10,000 grant from Infineum boosts real-world learning for Linden students

LINDEN, NJ — Linden public schools have received a $10,000 grant from Infineum USA LP to support exciting, real-world educational programs in the areas of science and financial literacy. “We are thrilled to have community partners like Infineum to help our students thrive,” said Superintendent Marnie Hazelton. “Programs like these give our students the chance […]

Entering its 16th year at Linden middle school, after-school program sees renewal from state

LINDEN — After-school programs allow students to continue learning, build larger social circles, attain help through tutoring and enjoy extracurricular activities. After-school programs add an extra component to the school day, enabling students to have fun while adopting alternative learning strategies. Recently, the New Jersey Department of Education renewed its grant for a successful after-school […]

Remembering the Union County victims of 9/11

Remembering the Union County victims of 9/11

UNION COUNTY, NJ — Nineteen years ago on Sept. 11, 2001, approximately 3,000 people were murdered in terrorist attacks in New York City; Washington, D.C.; and Stonycreek, Pa. May we always remember the victims. Below are the Union County residents who were killed in the terrorist attacks: • Lee Adler, 48, of Springfield • Andrew […]

Body found in lake identified as 14-year-old from Linden

Body found in lake identified as 14-year-old from Linden

LINDEN, NJ — The Linden community was heartbroken to learn recently that the body found in the lake at Warinanco Park on Aug. 10 belonged to McManus Middle School graduate Jayanna Francois, 14. Francois’ death is being investigated by Union County Police Detectives and the Union County Medical Examiner’s Office, though, according to officials, it […]

HUD awards $18.5M to NJ public housing authorities

UNION COUNTY, NJ — On Aug. 10, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson announced $472 million in CARES Act funding to help low income families during the coronavirus pandemic. This funding can be used by public housing authorities to help families assisted by housing choice vouchers and Mainstream vouchers prevent, prepare […]

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