Linden Board of Education welcomes three new members

Linden Board of Education welcomes three new members

LINDEN, NJ — The Linden Board of Education swore in three new members at its annual organization meeting on Thursday, Jan. 7. Samuel De La Cruz Jr., Jennifer Flemming and Malaysia Thomas were sworn in to three-year terms. All were elected on Nov. 2. The new board chose Doris Johnson as its president. Carlos Rivas […]

Linden teacher earns distinction of New Jersey Exemplary Educator

Linden teacher earns distinction of New Jersey Exemplary Educator

LINDEN, NJ — Amy Maloney, a fifth-grade teacher at School No. 1 in Linden, has been chosen as an Exemplary Educator by the New Jersey Department of Education. She is one of just 93 teachers across the state who are being honored for 2020. “Congratulations to Ms. Maloney on this amazing honor,” said Superintendent Marnie […]

Santa arrives to spread cheer in Linden

Santa arrives to spread cheer in Linden

LINDEN, NJ — Santa Claus came to town on Sunday, Dec. 6. In a new twist on an old theme, he did a drive-by event with Linden Mayor Derek Armstead throughout Linden, courtesy of the Mayor’s Youth Commission. “We had some volunteers with the fire department and the police department to help us out and […]

Linden police raise $5K for charity through ‘No Shave November’ and ‘Nails for November’

Linden police raise $5K for charity through ‘No Shave November’ and ‘Nails for November’

LINDEN, NJ — Linden Police Chief David Hart joined Linden Police Benevolent Association Local No. 42 President Joseph Appello and Linden Police Superior Officers Association President Joseph Birch to announce that the department raised $5,000 for Men’s Health Network in its third annual “No Shave November” and “Nails for November” event. “I continue to be […]

Murphy administration announces $161 million in grants to 543 municipalities

UNION COUNTY, NJ — On Nov. 18, Gov. Phil Murphy announced $161.25 million in municipal aid grants, with 543 cities and towns across the state receiving funds to advance road, bridge, safety and quality-of-life improvements, demonstrating the state Department of Transportation’s commitment to communities. The competitive municipal aid grant program attracted 635 applications from 549 […]

Local business partners with police to make city street safer

Local business partners with police to make city street safer

LINDEN, NJ — A local business has partnered with the Linden Police Department to make significant traffic safety improvements along a heavily traveled street. Rosedale & Rosehill Cemetery, located at 355 E. Linden Ave., has operated in Linden for more than 100 years. Linden Avenue, which was once just a dirt road, has become a […]

Linden provides Thanksgiving goods to needy families

Linden provides Thanksgiving goods to needy families

LINDEN, NJ — The city of Linden was looking to give back to the community by providing turkeys and Thanksgiving necessities to families in need on Monday, Nov. 23, after our press deadline. The event was set to take place at the John T. Gregorio Recreation Center. The city’s goal was to make this Thanksgiving […]

New statewide restrictions in effect to combat COVID-19

New statewide restrictions in effect to combat COVID-19

UNION COUNTY, NJ — With the surge in COVID-19 cases, Gov. Phil Murphy recently signed Executive Order No. 194, which includes new mitigation measures that place restrictions on seating and hours for restaurants, bars, clubs and lounges and a prohibition on interstate indoor K-12 and youth sports. These measures went into effect on Thursday, Nov. […]

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