Crawford selected to perform with elite NJ Chorus

LINDEN — Matthew Crawford, a senior, from Linden High School has been selected to perform with New Jersey Region II Chorus sponsored by the New Jersey Music Educators Association. Crawford was selected by audition from approximately 800 applicants from throughout central New Jersey for the second consecutive year. He will participate at a concert on Jan. […]

Two Linden police officers honored by Union County Mothers Against Drunk Drivers

LINDEN — The Union County Chapter of M.A.D.D. recently honored two Linden police officers for their effort to reduce accidents and injuries caused by drunk drivers. Linden officers Gavin Sheehan and Linden officer Monika Oliviera topped their department in the number of drunk driving arrests during the previous year. Sheehan, 38, is a 4 year veteran […]

Santa Claus came to town

Santa Claus came to town

LINDEN — Linden School No. 9 second-grader Collins Efobi flashes a big smile as he visits with Santa. School No. 9 had the school’s annual holiday shop. This was a wonderful holiday celebration that is always a favorite to share with the families of the school. The students rang in the season as they found […]

New York man admits to participating in three armed robberies, one in Linden

TRENTON – A Brooklyn man admitted yesterday to participating in three armed robberies of electronics stores, including two armed robberies in Woodbridge and Linden, U.S. Attorney Paul Fishman announced. Terrell McQueen, 30, pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge Joel Pisano in Trenton federal court to a superseding information charging him with one count of conspiracy to commit Hobbs Act robberies. […]

Linden High School graduate completes US Navy basic training

LINDEN — Navy Seaman Ashley A. Casimir, daughter of Marie J. Casimir of Linden, recently completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, IL. During the eight-week program, Casimir completed a variety of training which included classroom study and practical instruction on naval customs, first aid, firefighting, water safety and survival, and […]

‘Frivolous lawsuits’ may finally be out of the way

LINDEN – It appears Irv Glass, owner of ShopRite in Aviation Plaza, may not have a legal leg to stand on when it comes to continuing his battle to stop retail development on the 100-acre former General Motors site fronting Routes 1 and 9. Recently the New Jersey Supreme Court flatly refused to hear the […]

Linden hopes traffic study will answer safety questions

Eight serious accidents in less than three years raises alarm

LINDEN – There have been too many accidents at the intersection of North Wood Avenue and Elizabeth Avenue, and some of them have been fatal. Now the city is hoping a traffic study and improvements will change the situation. A little more than a year ago when the elderly owners of a local shoe repair […]

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