Newark man charged in connection with multiple burglaries

LINDEN, NJ — A 10-month investigation led by the Linden Police Detective Bureau, assisted by Detectives from the Roselle, Union and Westfield police departments, as well as the Essex and Somerset County prosecutor’s offices, has resulted in charges against a Newark man in connection with a series of burglaries to local businesses. Teshawn Campbell, 36, […]

High school cast of ‘Mamma Mia’ recognized by City Council

High school cast of ‘Mamma Mia’ recognized by City Council

LINDEN, NJ — The Linden City Council honored the exceptional talents and achievements of the Linden High School cast of “Mamma Mia” during a special recognition at the City Council meeting on Tuesday, April 16. The cast members were commended for their outstanding performance in the recent school production of the beloved musical which captivated […]

SJI and partners host ceremonial groundbreaking on Linden Renewable Energy project

SJI and partners host ceremonial groundbreaking on Linden Renewable Energy project

LINDEN — South Jersey Industries, along with its partners Captona and RNG Energy Solutions, broke ground on Tuesday, April 16, on the Linden Renewable Energy project, soon to be one of the nation’s largest food waste-to-renewable natural gas facilities. The project will convert organic waste into biomethane using proven anaerobic digestion technology in the New […]

Fire captain receives prestigious state recognition

Fire captain receives prestigious state recognition

LINDEN, NJ — The city has announced that Capt. Carl J. Tattoli Jr. of the Linden Fire Department has been named the 2024 New Jersey State Fire Investigator of the Year. Tattoli, a 15-year veteran of the LFD and deputy director of the Union County Fire Investigation Task Force, received the award on Thursday, Feb. […]

Linden Public Schools embrace solar eclipse for educational and enriching experience

Linden Public Schools embrace solar eclipse for educational and enriching experience

LINDEN, NJ — Linden Public Schools celebrated the solar eclipse on Monday, April 8, by turning this natural phenomenon into a unique learning experience to support student achievement, a primary goal of the district. Lesson plans were crafted to educate students about the science behind solar eclipses. Class activities were chosen to teach about the […]

1960s Billboard hitmakers got their start in Linden

1960s Billboard hitmakers got their start in Linden

LINDEN, NJ — During 1967, 1910 Fruitgum Company’s first hit single, “Simon Says,” reached No. 4 on the US Billboard Hot 100 chart. Other singles followed, including “1, 2, 3, Red Light,” “Goody, Goody Gumdrops” and “Indian Giver” — which was later covered by both Joan Jett and The Ramones. And Talking Heads covered “1, […]

Ceremony celebrates donation of a new bingo machine

Ceremony celebrates donation of a new bingo machine

LINDEN, NJ — At the AristaCare facility, there was a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the Bayway Industrial Complex Community Advisory Panel donation of a new bingo machine. Former AristaCare resident and Linden senior Jane Kosa championed the new bingo machine cause. Kosa said, “A bingo machine is a very important, fun activity that the residents […]

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