Record number of cadets graduate from Linden Police Department Youth Academy

Record number of cadets graduate from Linden Police Department Youth Academy

LINDEN, NJ — Thirty-eight cadets were celebrated by family, friends and city officials as they graduated from the Linden Police Youth Academy on Friday, July 16. The academy is a free program offered annually to Linden residents entering sixth, seventh or eighth grade. The program includes presentations and hands-on demonstrations from Police Department personnel and […]

Linden Police Department fulfills One Mind Campaign pledge

Linden Police Department fulfills One Mind Campaign pledge

LINDEN, NJ — The Linden Police Department announced it has completed a pledge to improve its response to those suffering from mental illness. The pledge is part of an initiative called the One Mind Campaign, started by the International Association of Chiefs of Police, a 31,000-member professional association for law enforcement that provides training, technical […]

Linden First hosts successful job fair

Linden First hosts successful job fair

LINDEN, NJ — Linden First, with support from Mayor Derek Armstead, the City Council and the Department of Economic Development, was able to attract a variety of local companies that are actively seeking qualified candidates to fill many available positions to its job fair on Friday, July 2. Approximately 24 employers interviewed area residents, 18 […]

Local students are among those earning scholarships

Local students are among those earning scholarships

LINDEN, NJ — The Bayway Community Advisory Panel, an organization of local community members and industry representatives, including Phillips 66 Bayway Refinery, Infineum USA LP, Linden Cogeneration Plant, Veolia North America LLC, Solutia Inc., Linden VFT LLC, PSEG and NuStar Energy LP, recently awarded $1,000 scholarships to 11 local students in the municipalities of Linden, […]

New community solar plant will benefit Linden

New community solar plant will benefit Linden

LINDEN, NJ — Construction of a community solar plant has begun on what used to be the Linden landfill at 1543 Lower Road in Linden. Geared toward encouraging communities to go green, such solar farms generate power and supply clean energy to a community’s electricity grid. This one will benefit customers from Linden and adjacent […]

Linden Parks and Rec presents spring soccer awards

Linden Parks and Rec presents spring soccer awards

LINDEN, NJ — On Saturday, June 26, Mayor Derek Armstead presented the Department of Parks & Recreation first-place and runner-up medals for its spring soccer league. Pictured are the Minor, Junior and Junior Plus Division teams. For more information on recreation programs, email lindenrec@linden-nj.org, call the Department of Parks & Recreation at 908-474-8600, or visit […]

Long-stemmed flowers help to honor Linden HS graduates

Long-stemmed flowers help to honor Linden HS graduates

LINDEN, NJ — Last year, Linden High School held a massive graduation at the Linden Airport during the COVID-19 pandemic. The huge event spurred media coverage and honored the graduates from 2020 during a historic year. On Friday, June 18, Linden High School took to Tiger Stadium, where the community gathered in a ceremony to […]