Linden Top Stories

September 21, 2018

LINDEN, NJ - A Linden man has been sentenced to 24 years in state prison for fatally shooting his neighbor late last year, acting Union County Prosecutor Michael A. Monahan announced Friday. Shansey Abernathy, 24, was sentenced Friday by state Superior Court Judge Candido Rodriguez, Jr. for ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - Several Linden restaurants and businesses have agreed to join the Rotary Club of Elizabeth in celebrating 101 years of service to the Greater Elizabeth Community during its annual food-tasting event. The “Taste of Elizabeth” event will take place on Monday, October 15, from 5 ...

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LINDEN, NJ - Linden First will be hosting a career fair on Thursday, September 27, with doors opening at 10 a.m. sharp. The event will be held at Linden Multi-Purpose Center at 1025 John Street in Linden. Everyone is asked to bring fifteen or more copies of your resume.  There will be no ...

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TRENTON, NJ— Lawmakers on a joint Senate-Assembly education committee expressed concerns and questioned Gov. Phil Murphy’s rush to phase out a statewide standardized exam, calling for meetings to be held and more data to be provided. State education commissioner Lamont Repollet appeared before a ...

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RAHWAY, NJ - The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders invites the community to join the County’s first Hispanic Heritage Celebration on Sunday, September 23rd, from 12:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Union County Performing Arts Center, 1601 Irving Street in Rahway. The Freeholder Board is ...

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LINDEN, NJ - Linden High School and Allen High School in Allen, Texas, renewed their long-standing partnership on Tuesday, Sept. 11, through a teleconference marking the anniversary of 9/11. The featured speaker was John Lara, who was 24-year Navy veteran and a White House chef on 9/11 and ...

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LINDEN, NJ - The Boy Scouts of America is inviting all to attend this year's Linden Good Scout Awards Dinner, which wil honor five individuals who have made contributions in the Linden community. The event will be held on Wednesday, September 12 at 6:30 p.m. at III Amici Ristorante located at ...

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LINDEN, NJ - Trinitas Regional Medical Center will be presenting Health & Harmony 2018, a health fair featuring live dance, Motown and R&B, and the rock music of Avenue G and the "Total Experience”. The event is being held this Saturday, September 8, at Raymond Wood Bauer Promenade ...

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LINDEN, NJ - Linden residents and visitors are invited to the 2018 Union County World War I Film Festival at the Linden Public Library from September 7 to November 2. The Union County Office of Cultural and Heritage Affairs has partnered with the Linden Library to present nine films, with WWI as ...

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LINDEN, NJ - Linden Councilwoman Michele Yamakaitis, Mayor Derek Armstead and members of Linden City Government is extending an invitation to all Linden residents to observe the 17th anniversary of the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks. The ceremony will be held on September 11, 2018, 6:30 ...

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LINDEN, NJ —The National Weather Service has issued a heat advisory in effect for the area from Monday at noon until Tuesday at 9 p.m. The combination of heat and humidity is expected to make it feel like it is 95 to 99 degrees at times. To reduce risk during outdoor work, the Occupational ...

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LINDEN, NJ - Lola has been reunited with her family. She's is home safe and sound. Original Article: A family in Linden is searching high and low for their lost dog, Lola. Lola is described as a shepherd-terrier mix with one lazy ear, a long black tail, medium height and a skinny body. Her ...

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LINDEN, NJ - At approximately 8:30 p.m., Linden police officers responded to the area of E. St. George Avenue and Carnegie Street on reports of a serious motor vehicle crash on Friday evening.  The victim, identified as a seventeen-year-old boy from Linden, was treated on scene by Linden Fire ...

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HILLSIDE, NJ - While New Jersey lurches toward legalizing recreational marijuana, one Newark lawmaker is leading the conversation against it.  State Sen. Ron Rice (D-Essex), who on Monday hosted a town hall in Hillside, believes the current legalization bill would lead to more foreclosures in ...

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LINDEN, NJ - Linden's city council voted unanimously in favor of an ordinance that would require barber shops, hair salons, nail salons, and all cosmetology and hairstyling state licensing businesses operating in Linden to have a valid city license issued by the Linden Board of Health. Linden ...

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LINDEN, NJ - There was plenty of fun to be had at this year’s Community Day at Fourth Ward Park, an event sponsored by Friends of 4th Ward Park, a non-profit organization with a mission to give back to the Linden community. Jennel Henderson, founder of the organization and owner of Jumping ...

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TRENTON, NJ - A Linden High School teacher, along with 21 others were named as 2018-19 County Teachers of the Year.  Barbara Brady, a Health and Physical Education teacher at Linden High School, received the prestigious award at the ceremony that took place at Jackson Memorial High School, Jackson, ...

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LINDEN, NJ - At approximately 3:40 P.M. on Thursday, August 23, Linden Police and Fire units responded to reports of a motor vehicle collision on the 1600 block of E. St. George Ave. Initial reports indicate that a 2014 Range Rover was traveling east on E. St. George Avenue when it lost control ...

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