Linden woman charged with animal cruelty

LINDEN — On Oct. 6, at 10:13 p.m., officers responded to the 900 block of S. Wood Ave. on a report of animal cruelty. Officers spoke to a 22-year-old Linden man who told them that he took possession of four American Bulldog puppies from an acquaintance, Kimberly R. Matthews, age 26, of Linden. He told […]

Linden Police begins food drive for local food banks

LINDEN — The Linden Police Department is having a food drive for the local food banks in Linden. The LPD is asking for the community’s help by donating non-perishable foods for the following food banks: LINCS, Linden Housing Authority, Linden Presbyterian Church Mission Project, St. Andrew’s/ABC Group Home, First Baptist Church Sister’s & Brother’s Outreach and St. John’s the Apostle […]

Vehicle accident at Hess Station in Linden

LINDEN — On Oct. 5, at 10:53 a.m., police received several 9-1-1- calls of a serious car accident at the Hess gas station 731 E. Edgar Rd. (Routes 1&9). A preliminary investigation revealed that an Acura compact vehicle occupied by 5 persons was travelling south on Routes 1&9 when the driver apparently lost control of […]

Boys & Girls Clubs brings back Monte Carlo Night due to popular demand

UNION – On Friday, October 25, 2013, from 6:30 to 11 p.m. at Gran Centurions in Clark, the Boys & Girls Clubs of Union County will honor Mayor J. Christian Bollwage – City of Elizabeth, Timothy Williams – Elizabethtown Gas, and Altria Group. Presentation of these prestigious awards will take place from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. prior […]

Newark man charged in 19-count indictment in multiple armed robberies

NEWARK – A federal grand jury  returned a 19-count indictment against a Newark man Wednesday morning in connection with a series of commercial establishment robberies in Union, Essex and Bergen counties, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced. Jamar Darby (a/k/a Rhino) 26, is charged with one count of conspiring to commit a Hobbs Act robbery, […]

Newark men sentenced to 50 years apiece for robbery, carjacking in Linden

UNION COUNTY — Two Newark men have been sentenced to a combined 100 years in state prison for an attempted robbery of an off-duty police officer and a subsequent carjacking, acting Union County Prosecutor Grace H. Park announced Monday. Kenneth Green, 40, and Louis Adams, 42, each received a sentence of 50 years from state Superior […]

Flood victims may finally have solution

LINDEN – It has been a rough year for homeowners living in the Tremely Point and Emma Place neighborhoods. Many have tried to repair their homes, while still others suffered flooding damages so severe from superstorm Sandy that the cost is beyond what they could possibly afford. Despite the grim outlook, help is on the […]

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