Linden News

January 20, 2019

Hackensack Meridian Health Waives Co-Pays and Deductibles for Emergency Care for Furloughed Federal Employees and Families EDISON, NJ ― In a meaningful stance to ease financial worry for thousands of area residents, Hackensack Meridian Health, New Jersey’s largest health network, announced today ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ - The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders presentS artwork from the Art from the HEART fine arts program on display at the Freeholders Gallery now until February 14. The public is invited to visit the Freeholders Gallery any time during regular business hours weekdays from ...

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LINDEN, NJ – Linden Police department is investigating an accident that left a female seriously injured, early Sunday morning.  According to authorities, at approximately 1:55 a.m. on Sunday, officers responded to the area of N. Wood Ave & St. George Ave on reports of a serious ...

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In Union County, the 2018 Point-in-Time Count Found 459 Homeless Persons ELIZABETH, NJ – With the proposed addition of a shelter to the roster of places the homeless can go during freezing temperatures, Union County government is looking out for its homeless population. The “Code Blue ...

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Attention chocoholics: The Chocolate Expo is coming to the Garden State Plaza in Paramaus, NJ, on Sunday, Jan. 27, from 10 a.m. until 7 p.m. Now in its 11th year, organizers claim that it’s America’s largest chocolate festival. Local, regional and international vendors at the expo will offer ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - A doctoral student in ecology and evolution is turning microorganisms into art, and her hobby into a powerful tool for genomics studies at Rutgers University–New Brunswick. Julia Van Etten’s Couch Microscopy Instagram page has attracted close to 18,000 followers in a year and ...

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LINDEN, NJ - A winter storm watch has been issued for Linden, and other areas in northeast New Jersey, southern Connecticut and southeast New York.  According to the National Weather Service, heavy mixed precipitation is possible. Total snow accumulations of 3 to 6 inches and ice accumulations ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - Residents of the Child/Adolescent Behavioral Health Programs chose gifts from under the Christmas tree at Trinitas Regional Medical Center during the ninth Annual Three Kings Day Celebration organized by Assemblywoman Annette Quijano (D-Union) earlier this month at Trinitas. The ...

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WESTFIELD and NATIONAL -- Trader Joe’s, the popular supermarket featuring organic, vegan and everyday items -- and "Two-Buck Chuck" wines -- has released its 10th annual Customer Choice Awards, a list of favorite products by category.  Overall, the top entree was Mandarin Orange Chicken, ...

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ROSELLE, NJ - What is your definition of the Arts? When you ask some people, the first thing that comes mind is paintings, crafts, and other hands-on types of works. Others will say it's beautiful music. But what about Film Making? Yes, that is art too! Roselle’s newest Councilman John Fortuna ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - The borough's inventory of commuter-friendly rental apartments continues to grow, with Monday's announcement that the 69-unit. four-story SOMA is ready to lease from its inventory of studio, one- and two-bedroom units, with monthly rents ranging from $1,550-$2,700. Located at ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - Citing its centralized location, easy access to highways and proximity to the Somerville train station, New Jersey Rep.Tom Malinowski (D-7th) has opened a temporary district office in Somerville at 58 E. Main St. to handle constituent needs. The flagship District Office will be ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - Montclair State University will give free professional development classes tomorrow to all federal employees to help them gain skills while they are out of work during the government shutdown.   The classes include training in skill transferability, Microsoft Excel, bitcoin and ...

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ELIZABETH/CRANFORD, NJ – One hundred and twelve students received their nursing diplomas at the Trinitas School of Nursing’s 161st Convocation Ceremony held at St. Michael’s Church in Cranford.  Surrounded by family, friends, and staff that supported their efforts every step of the way, 99 women ...

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LINDEN, NJ - A Union Township man has been arrested and charged with being responsible for the alcohol-related motor vehicle collision that took the life of his passenger, an off-duty Hillside police officer, acting Union County Prosecutor Michael A. Monahan and Linden Police Chief David Hart ...

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LINDEN, NJ -The Uptown Linden Corporation and City of Linden are partnering with the Union County-based, not-for-profit organization, Civic Knights Inc. to debut their newest community project, "The ArtHouse." “Uptown Linden Corporation has always recognized the synergy between the arts and ...

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ROSELLE, NJ - Rayna D. Latimer doesn’t think of herself as a hero. But in the eyes of some, she is. She’s a hero not only because she is a firefighter, But It’s also because she is paving a path for other young women from Roselle who may want to become a firefighter one day. Latimer was sworn in ...

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LINDEN, NJ - A fire broke out at the city's municipal garage, which sent Linden Fire department along with firefighters from nearby towns into action. According to the Breaking News Network, at approximately 4:10 p.m., fire officials were contacted after reports of heavy fire conditions at the ...

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CRANFORD – Union County residents who are interested in attending Union County College tuition-free for the spring 2019 semester should fill out the free application and apply for financial aid as soon as possible. In September, at Union’s Cranford campus, Governor Murphy announced that Union was ...

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MAPLEWOOD, NJ -- There were at least three junctures during the course of Saturday's game when it looked like the Columbia boys basketball team might be about to get run out of its own gym by Linden. Linden took a 10-point lead in the first quarter, but Columbia battled back. Linden again took a ...

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ROSELLE PARK, NJ - A Medevac helicopter was called in to assist after a construction accident occurred at the Merida Apartment Building construction site at approximately 10:35 a.m. Saturday.  Roselle Park Police and rescue units along with Cranford first aide, Trinitas, and Union County EMS ...

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LINDEN, NJ - A Delta gas station located on St. Georges Avenue in Linden received a citation after a customer noticed an overcharge when purchasing gas. Linden resident, Anthony Wohlrab discovered his sister was charged more than she should have been when visiting the gas station on Thursday ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ - Union County Adopt-a-Park volunteers spent several hours clearing away a logjam in the Rahway River at Nomahegan Park in Cranford last Saturday afternoon. Helped by a passer-by who loaned two kayaks to the effort, they bagged and removed trash and recyclables from the river ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ - Union County Clerk Joanne Rajoppi is pleased to announce the launch of the first annual Union County Clerk “I Voted” Sticker Design Art Contest for students in grades 5-12. All Union County students in public, private and home schools are invited to participate. “The ...

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LINDEN, NJ - A Middlesex County man has admitted to striking and killing a female pedestrian in Linden in 2017, then fleeing the scene of the crime and attempting to cover it up, acting Union County Prosecutor Michael A. Monahan announced Tuesday. Michael Nicholson, 52, of the Colonia section of ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - Natalie Pinero, former public information officer for Union Township and director of Legislative Research and Constituent Outreach for Union County will be hired as the new executive director of the Downtown Somerville Alliance at Monday night's reorganization meeting. She is ...

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LINDEN, NJ - A winter weather advisory has been issued for Linden and other cities located in Western Union and Essex and Northern New Haven counties. According to the National Weather Service, mixed precipitation expected. Total snow accumulations of less than one inch and up to a few ...

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ROSELLE, NJ - Units from the Linden and Roselle Fire departments were called out to the Department of Public Works (DPW) building on the 1100 Block of Chandler Avenue in Roselle at approximately 7:00 p.m. on Sunday evening after a fire broke out in the back area of the building.  According to ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ – The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders has announced the recipients of the new UC Night at the Theater grant. As part of Freeholder Chairman Sergio Granados’s “Moving Union County Forward” initiative, the new program aims to help cover the costs of high school theater ...

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NEW JERSEY - More residents moved out of New Jersey than any other state in 2018, with 66.8% of New Jersey moves being outbound, according to United Van Lines’ 42nd annual National Movers Study, which tracks customers’ state-to-state migration patterns over the past year. The Garden State moved ...

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