Linden couple celebrates 60 years together

Linden couple celebrates 60 years together

LINDEN, NJ — Rosa and Ramiro Rodriguez, of Linden, have been married for 60 years. While Rosa, at 81, is still strong, Ramiro’s health is failing. Fortunately, thanks to the states’ Medicaid programs such as New Jersey’s Personal Assistance Service Program, Ramiro can receive hospice care at home, surrounded by his wife and loved ones […]

Linden student named a Kaplan Leadership Program scholar

Linden student named a Kaplan Leadership Program scholar

UNION, NJ — Union College student Precious Opaola from Linden has been named Kaplan Leadership Program scholars for the 2023/2023 Academic Year. Established in 2006, the Kaplan Leadership Program helps high-potential, low-income and historically underrepresented community college students complete their associate’s degree and successfully transfer and go on to earn a four-year bachelor’s degree at […]

L.E.A.D. program offered to fifth-grade students in Linden Elementary School No. 8

L.E.A.D. program offered to fifth-grade students in Linden Elementary School No. 8

LINDEN, NJ — The Linden Police Department has partnered with Linden Public Schools to offer L.E.A.D.— Law Enforcement Against Drugs — instruction to all fifth-grade students at Linden Elementary School No. 8. The emphasis of the program is to help students recognize and resist the many direct and subtle pressures that influence them to experiment […]

NJBIZ honors U.S. Army National Guard veteran

NJBIZ honors U.S. Army National Guard veteran

LINDEN, NJ — NJBIZ recently honored James Marshmon, director, Student Development and Campus Life, and manager, Berkeley College Foundation Food Pantry, among its inaugural Veterans in Business Award nominees. Marshmon, a veteran of the U.S. Army National Guard, is a resident of Linden. Marshmon was honored alongside 40 award recipients from companies including Hackensack Meridian […]

Navy veteran visits the LHS Navy Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps

Navy veteran visits the LHS Navy Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps

LINDEN, NJ — Linden High School Navy Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps students had the opportunity to celebrate Veterans Day on Wednesday, Nov. 1, through a Webex discussion with a former Linden Public Schools student and retired U.S. Navy veteran Eric Coleman. The Linden High School NJROTC unit was established in 1986 and originally had […]

Linden mayor receives NJBIZ Icon award

LINDEN, NJ — Mayor Derek Armstead was honored as a 2023 NJBIZ Icon during a ceremony on Tuesday, Aug. 8. The NJBIZ ICON Award recognizes leaders older than the age of 60 from New Jersey industries, such as accounting, architecture, real estate, law, government, hospitality and more. Honorees will also be profiled in a future […]

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