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Plants and Students Thrive as Linden School Gardens Bloom

July 17, 2019

LINDEN, NJ - The Orange and Black has a little shade of green this summer as gardens planted at Linden
Public Schools this spring are starting to produce a variety of vegetables, herbs and flowers.

Most of the gardens are funded through grants from the Union County freeholders’ “Kids Dig In!” program.

Several schools have been part of the program in past years, and ...

Flash Flood Warning in Effect for Linden Surrounding Areas.

July 18, 2019

LINDEN, NJ – A flash flood warning is in effect for the region, the National Weather Service said Thursday. The warning issued at 6:15 p.m. remains in effect until 8:15 p.m.

Excessive runoff from heavy rainfall will cause flooding of small creeks and streams, urban areas, highways, streets and underpasses, as well as other low lying spots, the Weather Service said.

“Up to ...

Linden Under Flash Flood Warning Thursday Evening

LINDEN,  NJ — Linden and the surrounding area is under a flood warning Thursday evening until 9:45 p.m., according the National Weather Service.

At about 6:45 p.m., the weather service announced that heavy rainfall and flash flooding was expected shortly.

“Turn around, don’t drown, when encountering flooded roads,” the weather service warned. “Most ...

Jersey Shore Outdoors: LBI Fishing Update by Jim Hutchinson Sr.

July 8, 2019

LONG BEACH ISLAND AREA - As I write this report, it is hard to ignore the fact that we are in the midst of a great Fourth of July weekend at the Southern Ocean County shore. The weather is great, there are giant crowds on the beachesand waters, and the anglers are boasting of their catches. Let’s take a look at some of these catches.

The weekly Beach Haven Charter Fishing ...

Assembywoman Annete Quijano States that Two Judges Must be Removed from the Bench

July 13, 2019

TRENTON, NJ  – Assemblywoman Annette Quijano, chair of the Assembly Judiciary Committee issued the following statement today in response to the abhorrently inappropriate comments made by two New Jersey Superior Court judges in separate sexual assault cases involving minors:

            “Judge Marcia Silva and ...

Danielsen Condemns Conduct of NJ Judges Silva and Troiano

OTHER NEWS IN NEW JERSEY -  (TRENTON) – Assemblyman Joseph Danielsen released the following statement regarding the actions of New Jersey judges Marcia Silva and James Troiano:

           “It is highly troubling that Marcia Silva and James Troiano were unable to understand the severity of the cases brought before them.

Linden Cultural Committee and Mystic Vision Players Present 'Children of Eden'

July 16, 2019

LINDEN, NJ - The Linden Cultural Committe and the Mystic Vision Players will be presenting the musical "Children of Eden" starting July 19 at Linden High School.

When asked about what prompted the choice of this show, director Howard Whitmore said, “This show has been close to my heart since it first appeared at Papermill, and the message is one that we all need to be ...

Linden Public Library to Host Bi-weekly Blood Drives

July 15, 2019

LINDEN, NJ -  The Linden Public Library will be hosting blood drives on the second Monday of each month 12:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m in an effort to collect blood donations for those in need.

The events will be held at the Linden Public Library located at 31 E. Henry Street in Linden.

For up-to-date information on the library's various programs, please visit ...

Assembywoman Annete Quijano States that Two Judges Must be Removed from the Bench

July 13, 2019

TRENTON, NJ  – Assemblywoman Annette Quijano, chair of the Assembly Judiciary Committee issued the following statement today in response to the abhorrently inappropriate comments made by two New Jersey Superior Court judges in separate sexual assault cases involving minors:

            “Judge Marcia Silva and ...

Danielsen Condemns Conduct of NJ Judges Silva and Troiano

OTHER NEWS IN NEW JERSEY -  (TRENTON) – Assemblyman Joseph Danielsen released the following statement regarding the actions of New Jersey judges Marcia Silva and James Troiano:

           “It is highly troubling that Marcia Silva and James Troiano were unable to understand the severity of the cases brought before them.

Union County Residents are Invited to Attend Master Gardening Program

July 15, 2019

UNION COUNTY, NJ - Union County residents are invited to a series of three free gardening programs on July 22, July 31, and August 15 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., at Union County’s Trailside Nature and Science Center.

All three sessions include a visit to the adjacent Union County Demonstration Garden, where volunteers with the Rutgers Master Gardeners Program of Union County grow ...

Heat Wave Expected to Affect Linden Through Sunday

July 17, 2019

LINDEN, NJ - A heat wave rolling into the area is expected to last through Sunday, with the National Weather Service calling for a heat advisory for the Union County area for the late afternoon of today, July 17, as well as the entire weekend of July 20 and July 21, according to the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders.

“Heat waves can be dangerous, and even ...

Linden Public Library to Host Bi-weekly Blood Drives

LINDEN, NJ -  The Linden Public Library will be hosting blood drives on the second Monday of each month 12:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m in an effort to collect blood donations for those in need.

The events will be held at the Linden Public Library located at 31 E. Henry Street in Linden.

For up-to-date information on the library's various programs, please visit ...

Trinitas Says New Table Will Offer Faster Recovery for Total Hip Replacement Patients

ELIZABETH NJ - Thanks to The Hana® Orthopedic Table, hip replacement surgery isn’t what it used to be says Dr. Mark Ghobrial. In fact, the experience of acquiring a new hip is minimally invasive, less painful, and faster to heal than ever before for many patients at Trinitas Regional Medical Center.

Ghobrial, who recently joined the staff at Trinitas, talks about the ...

Plants and Students Thrive as Linden School Gardens Bloom

July 17, 2019

LINDEN, NJ - The Orange and Black has a little shade of green this summer as gardens planted at Linden
Public Schools this spring are starting to produce a variety of vegetables, herbs and flowers.

Most of the gardens are funded through grants from the Union County freeholders’ “Kids Dig In!” program.

Several schools have been part of the program in past years, and ...

Union County Residents are Invited to Attend Master Gardening Program

UNION COUNTY, NJ - Union County residents are invited to a series of three free gardening programs on July 22, July 31, and August 15 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., at Union County’s Trailside Nature and Science Center.

All three sessions include a visit to the adjacent Union County Demonstration Garden, where volunteers with the Rutgers Master Gardeners Program of Union County grow ...

Flash Flood Warning in Effect for Linden Surrounding Areas.

July 18, 2019

LINDEN, NJ – A flash flood warning is in effect for the region, the National Weather Service said Thursday. The warning issued at 6:15 p.m. remains in effect until 8:15 p.m.

Excessive runoff from heavy rainfall will cause flooding of small creeks and streams, urban areas, highways, streets and underpasses, as well as other low lying spots, the Weather Service said.

“Up to ...

Linden Under Flash Flood Warning Thursday Evening

LINDEN,  NJ — Linden and the surrounding area is under a flood warning Thursday evening until 9:45 p.m., according the National Weather Service.

At about 6:45 p.m., the weather service announced that heavy rainfall and flash flooding was expected shortly.

“Turn around, don’t drown, when encountering flooded roads,” the weather service warned. “Most ...

Jersey Shore Outdoors: LBI Fishing Update by Jim Hutchinson Sr.

July 8, 2019

LONG BEACH ISLAND AREA - As I write this report, it is hard to ignore the fact that we are in the midst of a great Fourth of July weekend at the Southern Ocean County shore. The weather is great, there are giant crowds on the beachesand waters, and the anglers are boasting of their catches. Let’s take a look at some of these catches.

The weekly Beach Haven Charter Fishing ...

Union Boy Dies After Wednesday Night Hit and Run Incident on Galloping Hill Road

July 19, 2019

UNION, NJ – The 12-year old Union boy struck by a hit and run driver on Wednesday evening has died.

The child was rushed to University Hospital in critical condition.  Police say he succumbed to his injuries Friday morning.  The incident occurred on Galloping Hill Road near Forest Drive at about 8:00 p.m. on Wednesday.   The driver of a white work van struck the child ...

Clark Police Chase Ends in Crash for Gas Station Robbery Suspects on Sunday Morning

CLARK, NJ – A Clark Police Officer found himself in pursuit of a vehicle shortly after 1:00 a.m. on Sunday after being flagged down by a gas station attendant that had been robbed according to Clark Police Chief Pedro Matos. 

Matos said Officer Hernandez was passing the Exxon Station at the corner of Raritan Road and Central Avenue when the attendant signaled for help and soon ...

Union County Residents are Invited to Attend Master Gardening Program

UNION COUNTY, NJ - Union County residents are invited to a series of three free gardening programs on July 22, July 31, and August 15 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., at Union County’s Trailside Nature and Science Center.

All three sessions include a visit to the adjacent Union County Demonstration Garden, where volunteers with the Rutgers Master Gardeners Program of Union County grow ...

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Bilingual Poll Worker Positions Available in Union County

July 20, 2019

The Union County Board of Elections is seeking bilingual poll workers for Election Day on Tuesday, November 5. In addition to receiving a stipend of $200.00 for the day, poll workers perform a valuable civic service by helping to ensure that every eligible voter can exercise their right to vote on Election Day.

“Bilingual poll workers are especially helpful in our diverse community, so ...

The Killer Across the Table by John Douglas and Mark Olshaker

The Killer Across the Table by John Douglas and Mark Olshaker (William Morrow, 2019)

 

Why + How = Who

The formula above represents the manner in which criminal profilers assess the suspects in a serious crime. In the gripping new Douglas and Olshaker book, The Killer Across the Table, the authors write, “We study these people (criminals) not as psychologists or sociologists, ...

Clean and Lean by Ian K. Smith, M.D,.

Clean and Lean by Ian K. Smith, M.D. (St. Martin’s Press, 2019)

 

I have battled the bulge my whole life. Most people have, especially as they get older. To help people like me, and to provide new information to those who have achieved the ideal body weight and muscle tone, Ian K. Smith, M.D. is back with his new book on good health habits, Clean and Lean. Once again, ...