Linden News

October 18, 2018

Linden - An early morning accident in Linden injures a girl on Monday. At approximately 6:45 A.M. on Thursday, October 18, 2018 Linden Police and Fire units responded to reports of an auto-pedestrian motor vehicle collision on S. Wood Ave at the intersection of 16th St. Initial reports ...

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LINDEN, NJ - The Linden High School girls volleyball team is hosting its annual Pink Out match on Wednesday, October 24. The match raises awareness and funds to help battle breast cancer. The team raised $1,500 in last year’s effort. All proceeds go to the Rutgers Cancer Institute. “Our ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ - The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders proclaimed October 11, 2018 as National Coming Out Day throughout the County of Union and further declared Union County a safe space for LGBTQ individuals during the Freeholder Board mobile meeting in Plainfield on October 11, ...

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TRENTON – New Jersey First Lady Tammy Murphy and New Jersey Department of Human Services Commissioner Carole Johnson on Tuesday announced $38 million in new investments in child care to help more families find services they need and to advance quality child care. “Children are the foundation of ...

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LINDEN, NJ - The Black Business Alliance met Monday, October 15, 2018 with featured speaker Nancy Burke of the Industry-Business Institute Union County College. Ms. Burke spoke on the opportunities of bringing training to the business community and to small business owners.  Ms. Burke also spoke ...

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LINDEN, NJ - A motor vehicle crash on Route 1 Monday morning took the life of an off-duty Hillside Police officer, according to authorities. Just after 2:15 a.m. a car traveling north on W. Edgar Road (Route 1) collided with a tractor heading north at Pleasant Avenue The two occupants of the ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ -- The Union County Freeholders and the Union County Department of Parks and Recreation invite everyone to join in the kick off of the holiday season with Santa Claus and his Elves at the newly modernized Warinanco Park Sports Center, located inside Warinanco Park, 1 Park Drive in ...

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STIRLING, NJ -- The Dessert Ladies first began sweetening the area in 2010. For the first 2 years and before buying an initial commercial kitchen, Geraldine Keogh, CEO, and her partners Lindsey Smith and Nina Byron were baking out of their own homes. In 2012, they opened the doors to their ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ - The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders is proud to announce the offering of a new grant program aimed at promoting STEM-based education for county students. The STEM Scholars Grant, which was developed by Freeholder Christopher Hudak, is part of Chairman Sergio Granados’ ...

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RAHWAY, NJ - Honing business skills, improving confidence and reducing stress are all on tap at Union County’s second annual Lunch & Learn event for local business owners and managers, featuring the popular Memory Switch workshop created by Matthew Goerke. The Memory Switch program enhances ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ – The fifth annual Union County Day of Prayer promises to deliver a message of unity, embracement of diversity and community goodwill says local church leaders.  The event will take place on October 9, from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m., at St. Bartholomew the Apostle Church located at 2032 ...

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FANWOOD, NJ -- Fanwood Mayor Colleen Mahr was a featured panelist at the recent Governor’s Conference of Housing and Economic Development in Atlantic City, NJ. Mayor Mahr shared Fanwood’s success in attracting investment, new business and more housing options. The conference was organized to ...

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LINDEN, NJ - Friendly cat found in Linden on Edgewood Road. For more information contact Joe at (917) 716-8488. TAPinto Linden is Linden's free daily news source. Sign up for our daily eNews and follow us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/TAPintoLinden/ and ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ - Union County Clerk Joanne Rajoppi reminds Union County residents who are not registered to vote that they have until Tuesday, October 16 to register in time for the upcoming General Election and School Board Election on November 6. “Voters who would like to request a ...

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LINDEN, NJ - The 21st Century Community Learning Center at Soehl Middle School in Linden will partner with The Crayon Initiative to collect used and broken crayons that will be recycled and given to children’s hospitals. The project will brighten the lives of young patients while reducing ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ - The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders is pleased to announce that nominations are now being accepted for the 27th annual Women of Excellence awards. The awards celebrate women who have made a powerful impact on life in Union County. “Today it is more important than ever ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ - The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders is proud to present the inaugural Union County LGBTQ History Month event, featuring a screening of the 2017 Billie Jean King biographical film ‘Battle of the Sexes’ followed by a discussion about women’s rights and equality in the 70’s ...

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NEARBY NEWS - Members of the local community are expressing their outrage over racist, anti-Semitic and vulgar graffiti that was spray-painted on the outside of Scotch Plains-Fanwood High School sometime before the weekend began.  Pictures of the offensive messages spread rapidly over social ...

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WATCHUNG, NJ -- Chick-fil-A restaurant would not confirm reports that it would open a new location at the shopping center being built at the former Sears at the intersection of Route 22 and Terrill Road. “We are always evaluating potential new locations in the hopes of serving existing and new ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ - Tickets for the 2018 Hayrides and Campfires event presented by the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders and the Union County Department of Parks & Recreation are now available for purchase on line and in person at three locations throughout the county.  All tickets ...

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NEWARK, NJ - The New Jersey Department of Health said any person who was in Newark Liberty International Airport on Sept. 28, 2018, between 5:30 and 10:30 a.m. may have been exposed to measles. Someone flying from Tel Aviv in Israel had the highly contagious infection and arrived in Terminal B ...

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LINDEN, NJ - School No. 5 students had a big visitor recently. New York Jets center Jonathan Harrison came to the school on Tuesday, Oct. 2, to encourage fourth- and fifth-graders to help put an end to bullying. Many of the students and staff wore Jets gear or green clothes to welcome their special ...

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  LINDEN, N.J. – Kean University theatre student Chris Grant has already launched his professional acting career, and he hasn’t even graduated yet. The Linden resident was cast in a lead role in Premiere Stages production of Brick City at the Bauer ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — The town of Westfield unveiled new recycling opportunities at its conservation center Wednesday, including a partnership with Second Chance Toys, which collects plastic toys, cleans them and gives them local to organizations that serve children in need. New sheds, paid for with a ...

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CLARK, NJ-  Before their game Tuesday night, the Arthur L. Johnson High School Crusaders girls varsity team honored their senior players with a Senior Night ceremony on the field. Simone Yanagacio, Natalya Torres, Nicole Buczynski, Gianna Nieves, Kylee Zawacki, Erica Symzack, Nadia Kolfenbach, ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ — The annual Essex-Hudson-Union Walk to End Alzheimer’s doubled in size this year, as more than 1,000 people attended Saturday’s event, hosted by the Alzheimer’s Association Greater New Jersey chapter (AAGNJ) at West Orange’s South Mountain Recreation Clipper Pavilion, in support of ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Rutgers University has opened research center to study the treatment and service needs for people with autism spectrum disorders that will allow an advisory board of parents and advocates of the disability community to identify unmet needs. Based in New Brunswick, the New ...

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LINDEN, NJ - Linden Fire Department are on the scene of a fire located at 123 North Wood Avenue in Linden, according to the Breaking News Network. According to preliminary reports, units arrived at the scene and found fire coming from the roof of the building. EMS has evacuated one employee ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ – A nine-month-long investigation into alleged prostitution at massage establishments in Westfield led to the arrests of a parlor manager from Linden and three other parlor managers this week, authorities said. Authorities charged Jing Liu, 53, of Linden, Qingxia Zhu, 28, of ...

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LINDEN, NJ - N. Wood Ave will be CLOSED this Saturday, September 29, between Elizabeth Ave & Curtis St from 6 a.m.-10 p.m. for 'September to Remember' Annual Street Fair and Car Show. Additionally, parking restrictions are in effect on Wood Ave, as well as on W. Blancke St and Knopf St from ...

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