Linden Top Stories

April 16, 2019

LINDEN, NJ - It was like 18 movie premieres and the Oscars all rolled into one.  The inaugural School No. 4 Film Festival gave talented fifth-graders the chance to be stars of the silver screen as well as movie directors, while learning lessons about storytelling, technology and teamwork. The ...

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LINDEN, N.J. – A Linden man was arrested today by federal agents on charges of tax fraud and tax evasion, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced. Terrance LeGall, 64, of Linden, New Jersey, is charged by indictment with 11 counts of aiding and abetting the preparation of a false tax return and ...

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LINDEN, NJ – On April 22, New Jersey American Water will resume using chloramines in water treatment at its Raritan-Millstone and Canal Road Water Treatment plants. These plants serve New Jersey American Water customers in the following counties: Hunterdon, Mercer, Middlesex, Somerset and ...

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CRANFORD - Linden Fire Department joined Fire Departments from multiple Union County Townships as they responded to a mid-afternoon house fire on Brookdale Place in Cranford.  At approximately 3:01 p.m. on Thursday, the Cranford Police Department received a radio transmission, broadcasted from ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - Linden resident, Samiyyah Muhammad was named an court advocate during a special ceremony that took place on Monday at the Union County Family Courthouse. Linden was among 13 municipalities represented by the 15 newest court appointed special advocates tasked with serving as extra ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ - The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders will be hosting a Foster Parent and Adoption Recruitment Information Session on Saturday, April 27, 2019 at 5:00 p.m. at the Warinanco Sports Center at Warinanco Park, 1 Park Drive in Roselle. “The Freeholder Board is proud to ...

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LINDEN, NJ -  Jimmy Smith is no stranger to taking on new roles in Linden Public Schools. He has been with the district for five years, and in that time he has worked in the technology department; coached five different positions as an assistant with the Linden High School football team; been a ...

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LINDEN, NJ – One lucky ticket matched all five numbers drawn winning the $156,606 Jersey Cash 5 jackpot from the Friday, March 29 drawing in Linden. The winning numbers were: 03, 16, 19, 24 and 31 and the XTRA number was: 02. The lucky retailer that sold the winning ticket is US 1 Exxon, 11 East ...

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LINDEN, NJ - Linden Public Schools have once again hit a high note in music education. Linden has been named among the Best Communities for Music Education in America for the fifth year in a row. Linden is one of just 623 districts across the country to be chosen for the prestigious honor for ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ - Sandra Jackson of Linden received the Youth Advocacy Award for the 2019 Union County Women of Excellence Award. Union County Freeholder Vice Chairman Alexander Mirabella and Freeholders Angela Garretson, Rebecca Williams, Andrea Staten, Kimberly Palmieri-Mouded and Sergio ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ - Cherie Pizzano never got involved in coaching to achieve personal accolades, but on Sunday the Union Catholic graduate received one of the biggest awards possible when she was inducted into the New Jersey Scholastic Coaches Association Hall of Fame during a ceremony at the ...

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LINDEN, NJ - A woman who was struck by a vehicle last week in Linden has succumbed to injuries sustained in the crash. Linda Vicari, a 72 year old woman who resides in Winfield Park, was pronounced deceased at Newark University Hospital on Friday, March 22. Vicari was struck while crossing N.

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CLARK, NJ - Linden Fire Department joined Clark Fire Department as they responded to a call at ULTA Beauty in the Clark Commons early on Monday afternoon. Upon arrival, the Clark FD found customers and employees rushing out of the store after a fire was discovered in an outlet in the floor ...

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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.

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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LINDEN, NJ - Council Members Lisa Ormon, Barry E. Javick, and Peter Brown Jr. will be hosting a public safety meeting on March 28, 2019 to address community safety concerns. The meeting will be held at the Linden Public Library located at 31 E. Henry Street from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Topics ...

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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 ...

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LINDEN, NJ - Linden residents are invited to participate in the upcoming Amazon Day community open house on Wednesday, March 13, 2019, The one-day hiring event will be held at the  John T. Gregorio Center located at 330 Helen Street from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m.  The final seating will be at ...

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RAHWAY, NJ - Summer pool manager and assistant manager positions are now available at Union County’s public swimming pool, the Walter Ulrich Memorial Pool at Rahway River Park in Rahway. “The managers of the Walter Ulrich Memorial Pool oversee the day to day operations as well as supervise ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ - The Union County Board of Elections is actively seeking bilingual poll workers who are eager to help the community exercise their right to vote. Poll workers are paid $200 to work from 5:15am to 8:15pm on Election Day and must be available to work both the June Primary ...

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LINDEN, NJ - Students at Deerfield School No. 9 in Linden had a special visitor when math coach Walter Schweikardt brought in his dog, Buster, who is a retired therapy dog. Third-graders at the school are learning about different kinds of service dogs, so Schweikardt thought it would be a good ...

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LINDEN, NJ - Due to the State of Emergency declared by Gov. Phil Murphy, all Linden Public Schools will be closed tomorrow, Monday, March 4. 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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LINDEN, NJ - The Union County Juvenile Detention Center in Linden has officially closed its doors today. According to the County of Union, this closure is due to cost-savings measures that will save millions, all the while ensuring the continued care of its youth offenders. The closure marks ...

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NEW JERSEY -- The average American household spends $2,279 on property taxes for their homes each year, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. In light of this, it’s little surprise that more than $14 billion in property taxes go unpaid each year, according to the National Tax Lien Association. To ...

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LINDEN, NJ - A dog has been found in the area of the 1800 block of Dill Avenue. The dog was picked up by police and is currently at the Linden Police Department Headquarters.  If you know the owner or for more informatiion, please call the Linden Police Department police desk at (908) ...

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LINDEN, NJ - As teacher has found a way to bring diversity and inclusiveness into the lives of Linden children. As a Spanish teacher at Soehl Middle School in Linden, Eliana Peñaranda takes her role far beyond classroom lessons on language. She is an ambassador for English Language Learners and ...

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LINDEN, NJ - The City of Linden is currently seeking qualified individuals to fill positions for the 2019 Summer Day Camp. Positions for Summer Day Camp and Playground Counselors are now available. Applicants must have one year of college. Applications are being accepted until April 30, 2019, ...

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