Linden Department of Parks and Recreation receives NJRPA Agency Showcase Award

Linden Department of Parks and Recreation receives NJRPA Agency Showcase Award

LINDEN, NJ — Linden’s Department of Parks and Recreation was presented with the Agency Showcase Award for Website or Web Feature/Application at the New Jersey Recreation and Park Association’s annual awards ceremony at the Summit Family Aquatic Center in Summit. Recreation Director Ralph Dunhamn, day camp/playground coordinator Angelo Monaco, playground supervisor Branly Cadet and Joshua […]

Linden Board of Education approves budget with no tax increase or service cuts

LINDEN, NJ — The Linden Board of Education on Tuesday, April 27, unanimously approved a budget for the 2021-2022 school year. “This new budget includes a zero tax levy increase for the third year in a row, no debt, no cuts to staff, student programs or services,” said Kathleen A. Gaylord, business administrator and board […]

Hack into Colonial Pipeline shuts down major U.S. pipeline

LINDEN, NJ — The Colonial Pipeline, a 5,500-mile-long pipeline running between Linden and Houston that transfers 2.5 million barrels of jet fuel, gasoline and other refined products a day, shut down all operations on Friday, May 7, after hackers broke into some of its networks. According to a press release from the Colonial Pipeline Co., […]

Firefighter helps NJ Sharing Network promote organ and tissue donation, transplantation

Firefighter helps NJ Sharing Network promote organ and tissue donation, transplantation

LINDEN, NJ — Linden firefighter Mathew Pribish helped NJ Sharing Network by sharing his personal heart transplant story, to help raise awareness about the importance of organ and tissue donation. Inspired by Pribish’s story, Linden Mayor Derek Armstead and the Linden Police and Fire departments teamed up to educate the community through speaking engagements and […]

Volunteers provide ‘Good Energy’ at Tremley Point Blue Acres restoration

Volunteers provide ‘Good Energy’ at Tremley Point Blue Acres restoration

LINDEN, NJ — Volunteers from Phillips 66 joined Enviroscapes and Linden community members on Thursday, April 22, to clean up trash and debris that has collected in the recently established floodplain restoration and rain gardens areas of the Tremley section of the city. The volunteers also worked to do some necessary maintenance — pruning and […]

Linden students plant flowers to beautify the town for Earth Day

Linden students plant flowers to beautify the town for Earth Day

LINDEN, NJ — Fifth-graders at School No. 8 in Linden planted flowers to beautify a small park near the school for Earth Day. The project was sponsored by Linden City Councilman Barry Javick, and the flowers were donated by the Home Depot in Linden. The students were joined by their teachers, Angela Paternostro and Gianna […]