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Apple Technology Tours Linden Elementary Schools

March 19, 2019

LINDEN, NJ - Linden’s School No. 6 and School No. 8, which are both designated Apple Distinguished
Schools, hosted a contingent of educators on Tuesday, March 12, to show how they incorporate
Apple technology into their classrooms.

Administrators and teachers from other Linden elementary schools; visitors from the Plainfield, Nutley and Neptune school districts; and ...

Longtime Linden High School Bowling Coach going to Hall of Fame

LINDEN, NJ - When most people look at Cherie Pizzano’s coaching career, they see the rings. They see the long list of titles, the trophies, the awards, and the elite athletes that have come through her championship bowling program at Linden High School over the past 19 seasons. But she sees it differently. She sees the faces of boys and girls whom she has treated like family and whom she ...

Linden Woman Critically Injured in Motor Vehicle Crash

March 21, 2019

LINDEN, NJ - According to a statement by Linden Police officials, an elderly woman was seriously injured in an auto-pedestrian crash, Wednesday evening.

At approximately 8:50 p.m., Linden police officers responded to the 2800 block of N. Stiles St on reports of a serious auto-pedestrian crash. Preliminary reports indicated a 2000 Dodge Durango was traveling south on N. Stiles St when it struck ...

Linden Man Apprehended in Connection with Fatal Hit-and-Run, Attempted Cover-up

LINDEN, NJ - A Linden man is in custody and charged with multiple serious crimes in connection with the hit-and-run killing of a female pedestrian that took place two months ago, acting Union County Prosecutor Michael A. Monahan and Linden Police Chief David Hart jointly announced at a press conference held Wednesday afternoon.

Ibn Collins, 39, is charged with first-degree aggravated ...

Longtime Linden High School Bowling Coach going to Hall of Fame

March 10, 2019

LINDEN, NJ - When most people look at Cherie Pizzano’s coaching career, they see the rings. They see the long list of titles, the trophies, the awards, and the elite athletes that have come through her championship bowling program at Linden High School over the past 19 seasons. But she sees it differently. She sees the faces of boys and girls whom she has treated like family and whom she ...

Linden to Host its First Annual Women's History Month Celebration

March 20, 2019

LINDEN, NJ - The City of Linden will host its first Annual Women History Month Celebration on March 30, 2019.

The event will feature an awards ceremony, entertainment, afternoon tea, food, and dessert.

The guest speaker for the event is Rakia Reynolds of Skai Blue Media.

The event will take place at the John T. Gregorio Recreation Center located at 330 Helen Street from 1:00 p.m.

The 2019 Union County St. Patrick's Day Parade

UNION, NJ - As the sun played hide and seek with the clouds on Saturday, the The 2019 Union County St. Patrick's Day ParadeThe 2019 Union County St. Patrick's Day Parade marched down Morris and Stuyvesant Avenues — in step with Irish tradition and community spirit.

Thousands of visitors converged to enjoy the bands, bagpipers, fire trucks, floats and dozens of ...

Scotch Plains Actor-Filmmaker Garry Pastore to Host Screening of Acclaimed Film 'Destressed'

SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ -- Actor/filmmaker Garry Pastore will celebrate the 5th anniversary of his award-winning independent film Destressed with a screening and panel discussion of the documentary on Thursday, March 28, at the historic Dunellen Theatre (458 North Ave, Dunellen, NJ).

Pastore is expected to be joined by cinematographer/film editor Fokke Baarssen, who co-produced the ...

Video: Trinitas Health Foundation Says Thank You to Donors at Annual Reception

March 21, 2019

UNION, NJ - On Thursday, March 14, Trinitas Health Foundation held its 2019 Annual Donor Reception at Galloping Hill Caterers in Union.

It was a way of saying thank you to so many donors that step up every year to help the Health Foundation to serve the community. Gary S. Horan, FACHE, President and Chief Executive Officer of Trinitas along with City of Elizabeth Mayor Christian Bollwage were ...

Komen North Jersey Pink Tie Party: Survivors Serve up Hope

March 24, 2019

CEDAR GROVE, NJ — The co-anchor for ABC News’ 20/20 had recently turned 40 when she was asked to take a mammogram for a television segment.

Amy Robach had every intention of turning down the story, but five years later Robach is thankful she did take the cancer screening.

Speaking to about 400 people at the Susan G. Komen North Jersey affiliate’s Pink Tie Party on Friday, ...

Trinitas Looking into Possibility of Merger with Larger Hospital Chain

ELIZABETH, NJ - Talks of a possible merger between Trinitas Regional Medical Center and the Robert Wood Johnson Barnabas Health System have emerged this week. 

While there had been no formal announcement of a deal being reached by Trinitas, some employees have been notified of the talks. 

In a letter sent out by Trinitas CEO Gary S. Horan this week, he told employees the hospital ...

Video: Trinitas Health Foundation Says Thank You to Donors at Annual Reception

UNION, NJ - On Thursday, March 14, Trinitas Health Foundation held its 2019 Annual Donor Reception at Galloping Hill Caterers in Union.

It was a way of saying thank you to so many donors that step up every year to help the Health Foundation to serve the community. Gary S. Horan, FACHE, President and Chief Executive Officer of Trinitas along with City of Elizabeth Mayor Christian Bollwage were ...

Linden Woman Critically Injured in Motor Vehicle Crash

March 21, 2019

LINDEN, NJ - According to a statement by Linden Police officials, an elderly woman was seriously injured in an auto-pedestrian crash, Wednesday evening.

At approximately 8:50 p.m., Linden police officers responded to the 2800 block of N. Stiles St on reports of a serious auto-pedestrian crash. Preliminary reports indicated a 2000 Dodge Durango was traveling south on N. Stiles St when it struck ...

Linden Man Apprehended in Connection with Fatal Hit-and-Run, Attempted Cover-up

LINDEN, NJ - A Linden man is in custody and charged with multiple serious crimes in connection with the hit-and-run killing of a female pedestrian that took place two months ago, acting Union County Prosecutor Michael A. Monahan and Linden Police Chief David Hart jointly announced at a press conference held Wednesday afternoon.

Ibn Collins, 39, is charged with first-degree aggravated ...

In Wake of Attacks, Vigil in Westfield Supports Muslim Community

March 20, 2019

WESTFIELD, NJ – More than 100 people from Westfield and surrounding areas gathered for a candlelight vigil in support of the Muslim community Tuesday night, following Friday’s attacks on mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand, which killed 50 people.

The vigil, held at the MLK monument on the South Avenue Circle, was planned by the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Association of ...

Longtime Linden High School Bowling Coach going to Hall of Fame

March 10, 2019

LINDEN, NJ - When most people look at Cherie Pizzano’s coaching career, they see the rings. They see the long list of titles, the trophies, the awards, and the elite athletes that have come through her championship bowling program at Linden High School over the past 19 seasons. But she sees it differently. She sees the faces of boys and girls whom she has treated like family and whom she ...

In Wake of Attacks, Vigil in Westfield Supports Muslim Community

March 20, 2019

WESTFIELD, NJ – More than 100 people from Westfield and surrounding areas gathered for a candlelight vigil in support of the Muslim community Tuesday night, following Friday’s attacks on mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand, which killed 50 people.

The vigil, held at the MLK monument on the South Avenue Circle, was planned by the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Association of ...

Scenes from the Union County St. Patrick's Day Parade

UNION COUNTY, NJ -- Amid pipe bands, Boy Scouts, seeing-eye puppies and leprechauns on stilts, if was a member of the Irish order of the Sisters of Mercy, Union Catholic principal Sister Percylee Hart, who was the toast of the town (and the county) at the 23rd annual Union Catholic St. Patrick's Day Parade on Saturday, March 16. 

Sister Percylee led a large contingent of ...

Union Freeholders: Poll Workers Sought, United Youth Presents, Augie Eosso Awardee

ELIZABETH, NJ — The Union County Board of Elections is seeking bilingual election poll workers for this year’s primary and general election.

Freeholder Christopher Hudak explained the position requirements during Thursday night’s freeholder board meeting. Applicants must live and be registered to vote in Union County, Hudak said.

There is a payment of $200 a day for both ...

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Free Family-Friends Programs in Warinanco Park

March 20, 2019

Residents of Union County will soon be able to enjoy family-friendly programs and events at the KemperSports-managed Warinanco Sports Center, located within Warinanco Park. From holiday-driven activities to weekly recurring events for the local community, Warinanco Sports Center is excited to begin offering a robust events calendar for residents to enjoy.

Guests are invited to participate in a ...