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How to Remove Spotted Lanternfly Eggs

What are Spotted Lanternflies?

Spotted Lanternflies were first spotted in the United States in 2014 in Pennsylvania. Since 2014, they have spread to more than seven states, including New Jersey, Delaware, and Maryland. Spotted Lanternflies are an invasive species having the potential to cause devastating damage to vegetation and agricultural businesses.

Are You Ready for the Great New Jersey Bag Ban?

On May 4, 2022, shoppers in Union County and throughout New Jersey will be in for a shock when they go to check out their groceries at the supermarket. Not a single-use paper or plastic shopping bag will be in sight.

It’s all part of a new state law aimed at cutting down on waste, litter and pollution. Plastic bags get most of the blame, but single-use paper bags are also notorious for ...

Additional Pop-Up COVID-19 Vaccine Clinics and Testing in Union County in September

September 10, 2021

Free COVID-19 shots and saliva testing to be provided to residents.

The Union County Board of County Commissioners informs residents that there will be additional free COVID-19 vaccines and testing available at convenient pop-up clinics throughout the County during the month of September. The upcoming clinics will be held in Westfield, Rahway, Scotch Plains, Roselle and Roselle Park.

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The Series of The Six Wives of Henry VIII by Alison Weir

Katherine of Aragon: The True Queen by Alison Weir (Ballantine, 2016)

Anne Boleyn: A King’s Obsession by Alison Weir (Ballantine, 2017)

Jane Seymour: The Haunted Queen by Alison Weir (Ballantine, 2018)

Anne of Kleve: The Princess in the Portrait by Alison Weir (Ballantine, 2019)

Katheryn Howard: The Scandalous Queen by Alison Weir (Ballantine, 2020)

Katherine Parr: the Sixth ...

From Terrorist Attacks to Floods, Firefighters Union President Reflects on 20 Years Since 9/11

September 12, 2021

September 11, 2001 was sunny with a bright blue sky. It was a Tuesday.  

I was a rookie Firefighter who reported to work that morning. We had just received delivery of our new Squad and all personnel were at Station 2 training on the new apparatus. Being the rookie I was sent to pick up bagels for my tour. While driving back the music on the radio was interrupted by a news flash that ...

Linden Now Accepting Applications for the Hometown Hero Banner Program

September 17, 2021

LINDEN, NJ - The City of Linden will pay tribute to service men and women with its Hometown Hero Banner Program.

The program gives the city an opportunity to honor those who lives in or has lived in Linden and served in one of the six service branches of the U.S. Armed Forces.

Applications for the program are currently being accepted and the banners will be displayed in ...

Linden Department of Recreation Offers Variety of Senior Classes in September

LINDEN, NJ - The Linden Department of Parks and Recreation has announced a variety of classes for senior citizen's this September.

The following classes will be offered to Linden residents 50 years and older:

Seatercise Chair Aerobics: The class will be held Thursday, September 16 through December 2, from 11:30 a.m.- 12:00 p.m. at Linden Multi-Purpose Center, 1025 John Street. The ...

Thieves Steal Catalytic Converters from Cars in Scotch Plains

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- The Scotch Plains police department's most recent blotter was filled with multiple reports of thefts of catalytic converters from cars locally. 

On Saturday, Sept. 11, thefts of catalytic converters were reported on the 200 block of Willow Ave. and on Elm Court. On Sept. 13, a resident on Hunter Ave. also reported the theft of a catalytic converter. All of ...

TAPinto Linden Weekly Recap: UC FEMA Disaster Declaration, Students Get a Fresh Start, Linden Youth Programs & More

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Linden High School Students Struck by Vehicle Tuesday Morning

Work on $1.45M Union County Gov’t Complex To Continue as Lawsuit Stalls 2nd Phase

Linden's Department of Recreation Offers Various Programs for Youth in September

Union County Added to ...

Linden High School Students Struck by Vehicle Tuesday Morning

LINDEN, NJ - Linden High School went into a shelter in place after a group of students were struck as they crossed W. St. George Avenue Tuesday morning.

According to Linden Police, at approximately 8:50 a.m. units responded to the intersection of W. St. George Avenue and Ainsworth Street on reports of an auto-pedestrian crash.

Special officers assigned to the high school were the first to ...

Work on $1.45M Union County Gov’t Complex To Continue as Lawsuit Stalls 2nd Phase

UNION COUNTY, NJ — A state appellate court ruling is allowing the previously halted first phase of construction on a new $145 million government complex in Elizabeth to proceed, but the next phase is on pause amid a Wayne-based company’s lawsuit claiming the county skirted New Jersey’s public bidding laws.

An attorney for the Union County Improvement Authority said ...