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New Head Coaches bring Optimism to Linden Boys and Girls Basketball

December 14, 2018

LINDEN, NJ - New head coaches are stepping up at Linden High School for both the boys and girls programs.

Each one is a former assistant coach. James Harper is taking over the girls program after having been an assistant coach for two years under Jason Fekete, who was promoted to Vice Principal this summer.

On the boys side, Anthony Drejaj has been an assistant ...

Linden’s School District Spreading Joy through ‘Caroling for a Cause’

LINDEN, NJ - Members of the Linden Public Schools family traveled around the City of Linden, on Dec. 10 “Caroling for a Cause,” spreading joy with holiday music and accepting donations for the district’s third annual holiday toy and gift drive.

Three buses transported carolers along with Santa Claus – around the city to visit homes ...

Linden High School Receives 2nd Bomb Threat in One Week, Thursday morning

LINDEN, NJ - Linden Police Department responded for the second time this week to Linden High School on reports of a bomb threat, Thursday morning.

According to authorities, students were evacuated from the main building to the Academy building across the street after a bomb threat was received by school officials.

Union County bomb squad and K-9 units were at the ...

Impaired Driving Enforcement Crackdown to be Conducted Locally as Part of Statewide Year-End Campaign

December 17, 2018

LINDEN, NJ — Law enforcement officials from the Linden Police Department will be cracking down on drivers impaired by alcohol or drugs as part of the annual end of the year “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” statewide campaign.

The crackdown began December 7, and continues through January 1, 2019, local and state law enforcement officials will conduct saturation patrols ...

Linden High School Receives 2nd Bomb Threat in One Week, Thursday morning

LINDEN, NJ - Linden Police Department responded for the second time this week to Linden High School on reports of a bomb threat, Thursday morning.

According to authorities, students were evacuated from the main building to the Academy building across the street after a bomb threat was received by school officials.

Union County bomb squad and K-9 units were at the ...

Investigators Looking for Suspect Involved in Armed Robbery on S Wood Ave in Linden (UPDATE)

LINDEN, NJ - Detectives are investigating an armed robbery that occurred late Tuesday afternoon in Linden. 

According to authorities, at around 3:15 p.m. a man proceeded to rob the Krausers store located on the 1100 block of S. Wood Avenue.

The suspect is described as a white or Hispanic man with dark hair, approximately 5'10" wearing a Khaki or brown pants ...

New Head Coaches bring Optimism to Linden Boys and Girls Basketball

December 14, 2018

LINDEN, NJ - New head coaches are stepping up at Linden High School for both the boys and girls programs.

Each one is a former assistant coach. James Harper is taking over the girls program after having been an assistant coach for two years under Jason Fekete, who was promoted to Vice Principal this summer.

On the boys side, Anthony Drejaj has been an assistant ...

Linden Schools Will be ‘Caroling for a Cause’ to Spread Holiday Joy and Raise Funds for Toy Drive

December 5, 2018

LINDEN, NJ - Members of the Linden Public Schools family will go around town on Dec. 10 “Caroling for a Cause,” spreading joy with holiday music and accepting donations for the district’s third annual holiday toy and gift drive.

Several buses will transport carolers – along with Santa Claus – around the city to visit the homes of residents who ...

The Nutcracker at Two River Theater - 10% Discount for TAPinto Readers

American Repertory Ballet

The Nutcracker

Friday, December 14, 2018 at 7pm

Saturday, December 15, 2018 at 1pm or 6pm

Sunday, December 16, 2018 at 1pm

Celebrate the 55th year of American Repertory Ballet's beloved The Nutcracker!  Wonderment abounds as Clara embarks on a magical journey filled with dazzling dance and spectacular scenes.  A thrilling battle between ...

Linden’s School District Spreading Joy through ‘Caroling for a Cause’

December 14, 2018

LINDEN, NJ - Members of the Linden Public Schools family traveled around the City of Linden, on Dec. 10 “Caroling for a Cause,” spreading joy with holiday music and accepting donations for the district’s third annual holiday toy and gift drive.

Three buses transported carolers along with Santa Claus – around the city to visit homes ...

Linden Schools Will be ‘Caroling for a Cause’ to Spread Holiday Joy and Raise Funds for Toy Drive

LINDEN, NJ - Members of the Linden Public Schools family will go around town on Dec. 10 “Caroling for a Cause,” spreading joy with holiday music and accepting donations for the district’s third annual holiday toy and gift drive.

Several buses will transport carolers – along with Santa Claus – around the city to visit the homes of residents who ...

N.J. Center for Non-Profits Set to Host "Raising the Voices of Our Community" Conference

SOMERSET , NJ – Over the past few years, non-profit organizations have used “creative and unique” campaigns to bring local and national attention to their cause. 

The ALS Foundation took the country and world by storm during the summer of 2014 with the Ice Bucket Challenge.  Susan G. Komen has spread the word about breast cancer by painting towns pink. The ...

Linden Woman Charged with Theft from Linden Home Depot

December 10, 2018

LINDEN, NJ - Linden woman, 23-year old Polly Linton of Linden has been charged with recruiting the assistance of an employee from a local Home Depot to help him steal more than $5,000 in home remodeling merchandise earlier this year, says acting Union County Prosecutor Michael A. Monahan.

Officer Jose Beltran, 30, of Elizabeth is charged with third-degree theft and ...

Morris County Narcotics Task Force Arrest Linden Resident Following Long Term Drug Investigation

MORRISTOWN, NJ -  Following a long term drug investigation, Morris County Prosecutor Fredric M. Knapp and Chief of Investigations Stephen F. Wilson Jr. announce the arrest of ten individuals and the seizure of over five hundred grams of cocaine and over $10,000. The investigation began in June 2018 into the importation and distribution of cocaine into Morris County, they ...

Impaired Driving Enforcement Crackdown to be Conducted Locally as Part of Statewide Year-End Campaign

December 17, 2018

LINDEN, NJ — Law enforcement officials from the Linden Police Department will be cracking down on drivers impaired by alcohol or drugs as part of the annual end of the year “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” statewide campaign.

The crackdown began December 7, and continues through January 1, 2019, local and state law enforcement officials will conduct saturation patrols ...

Linden High School Receives 2nd Bomb Threat in One Week, Thursday morning

LINDEN, NJ - Linden Police Department responded for the second time this week to Linden High School on reports of a bomb threat, Thursday morning.

According to authorities, students were evacuated from the main building to the Academy building across the street after a bomb threat was received by school officials.

Union County bomb squad and K-9 units were at the ...

Investigators Looking for Suspect Involved in Armed Robbery on S Wood Ave in Linden (UPDATE)

LINDEN, NJ - Detectives are investigating an armed robbery that occurred late Tuesday afternoon in Linden. 

According to authorities, at around 3:15 p.m. a man proceeded to rob the Krausers store located on the 1100 block of S. Wood Avenue.

The suspect is described as a white or Hispanic man with dark hair, approximately 5'10" wearing a Khaki or brown pants ...

New Head Coaches bring Optimism to Linden Boys and Girls Basketball

December 14, 2018

LINDEN, NJ - New head coaches are stepping up at Linden High School for both the boys and girls programs.

Each one is a former assistant coach. James Harper is taking over the girls program after having been an assistant coach for two years under Jason Fekete, who was promoted to Vice Principal this summer.

On the boys side, Anthony Drejaj has been an assistant ...

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Warinaco New Dog Park

December 10, 2018

UNION COUNTY, NJ - Warinaco Park has a New Dog Park.  The New Dog Park had its official ribbon cutting on  Saturday, December 8, 2018.    The new dog park is located behind the Warinanco Sports Center at 1 Park Drive in Warinanco Park, in Roselle. Union County also has another dog park at Echo Lake Park, in Mountainside.

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Who Knew? 10,001 Household Solutions by Bruce and Jeanne Lubin

Who Knew? 10,001 Household Solutions by Bruce and Jeanne Lubin (Castle Point Books, 2018)

 

“What’s this book?” my friend, Linda, asked me picking up my new copy of Who Knew? 10,001 Household Solutions by husband and wife writing team,  Bruce and Jeanne Lubin.

Linda was paging through the volume already and commenting on how interesting and helpful the book ...

Government (in)Efficiency

December 4, 2018

Dear Editor:

My local government has a lesson for all of us in how to get things done. No, I am not talking about better roads, schools or lower crime and traffic. I am talking about giving the Mayor a raise, and creating a new Chief of Staff position within the Mayor's office. You know the staff of two people, one of which is the Mayor himself. 

Days after the re-election of our ...