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September 24, 2022

LINDEN, NJ - The City of Linden is set to host the last concert of tthe season on Tuesday, September 27 at the Raymond Wood Bauer Promenade. The Gentlemen of Soul – Earth, Wind and Fire Tribute is the final installment of the 2022 Summer Concert series that was sponsored by Mayor Derek Armstead, ...

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LINDEN, NJ - Mayor Derek Armstead, the City of Linden, Uptown Linden, and the volunteers of the Linden Cultural & Heritage Committee invite all to the annual September to Remember Street Festival & Classic Car and Motorcycle Show. The event is set to take place Saturday, September 24 ...

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LINDEN, NJ — The Linden community is deeply saddened by the death of a Linden High School (LHS) football running back, who sustained a traumatic brain injury in the September 9 game against Woodbridge High School. Xavier McClain, a sophomore at LHS, died Wednesday night, according to Linden ...

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LINDEN, NJ - The Linden Mayor’s Youth Commission Scholarship Committee invites residents to participate in Linden’s First Color Run on Saturday, October 1, 2022. The event features a designated 2-mile course in which participants are doused with color at various color stations at every half mile ...

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LINDEN, NJ - The 'Let's Rebuild the VFW' fundraising event on September 12, at Central Park Restaurant was a huge success. The community support for the event was shown in the amount of people who attended and there was food, live music, raffle prizes, and more.  "This is a great opportunity ...

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LINDEN, NJ - The Linden Free Public Library is set to host its "Movies at Linden Public Library" event for all on Tuesday, September 20 at 1:00 p.m. This event will be an opportunity for library goers to watch the movie titled, "Heart of Champions" starring Alexander Ludwig, Charles Melton, and ...

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LINDEN, NJ - Linden Police is advising drivers to plan alternate routes on Saturday due to several road closures from the Annual Polish Festival. Drivers should expect multiple detours in the N. Wood Avenue area from 1:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. The following restrictions are necessary to help ...

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LINDEN, NJ - A four-year-old Linden boy was struck by a car Thursday morning, according to police officials. Linden police responded to the intersection of E. St. George Ave & Roselle St at approximately 7:25 a.m. on reports of a serious motor vehicle crash involving a bicycle. According ...

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LINDEN, NJ - The City of Linden will be hosting its Annual Polish Festival on September 17, 2022, with a rain date of September 18. The event will be held in front of Linden City Hall located at 301 N.Wood Ave and the Raymond Wood Bauer Promenade 401 located on N. Wood Ave from 1:00 p.m. – 9:00 ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ — With less than half of all county residents having received a third dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, Union County is offering updated booster shots to protect residents ages 12 and older from the latest variants. The new bivalent boosters target the two main omicron variants BA.4 ...

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LINDEN, NJ - The City of Linden will host a September 11 Remembrance Ceremony on September 11, 2022, at the Wanda Anita Green Memorial Park in Linden at 6:30 p.m. The Park is located on Mack Place, off Grier Avenue. The memorial park was built in memory of Wanda Green along with the Flight ...

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LINDEN, NJ - The City of Linden and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will be hosting a virtual community meeting to address the city's recent exposure to the chemical ethylene oxide (EtO). The EtO Sterilization – Plant #2, located at 2500 Brunswick Avenue, has been identified as a ...

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Friends of 4th Ward Park believes that families are the heart and soul of the community. LINDEN, NJ - Members in the Fourth Ward area of Linden came together last Saturday for an annual community event for all. Friends of 4th Ward Park held their annual Community Day at Martin Luther King Jr.

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LINDEN, NJ - Great Moriah Baptist Church held a free Community Cookout on Saturday, August 27 at the church in Linden.  This year’s community cookout was a wonderful success. COVID-19 prevented the congregation from having this event over the last few years, but the chuch expressed their ...

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LINDEN, NJ - Mayor Derek Armstead, the Linden City Council, the Mayor's Youth Commission, the Department of Parks and Recreation, Applebee's Restaurant, Communities in Cooperation, and the Special Improvement District, readied students for the 2022-2023 school year with a free book bag drive on ...

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LINDEN, NJ - Residents and local supporters are invited to attend an event in support of Linden's John Russell Wheeler Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Post 1397. The purpose of the event is to raise funds to rebuild the post, which was destroyed by a 2-alarm fire on Sunday, June 26. The event ...

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LINDEN, NJ - Mayor Derek Armstead, The Mayor's Youth Commission, Department of Parks and Recreation, Applebee's, Communities in Cooperation (CIC) and local businesses will be holding a Back "Pack" to School For You event on Monday, August 29, 2022. It will be held at Raymond Wood Bauer Promenade ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ — Food banks and pantries serving the county are seeing both a greater need and a dip in donations amid rising food costs. The organizations are able to keep providing food thanks to community support but need continued help, spokespeople told TAPinto. Food prices in June ...

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LINDEN, NJ - The annual Community Day at Fourth Ward Park is back and will take place on August 27, 2022, 12:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. The event is an opportunity for all to enjoy free food, giveaways, live entertainment, a special guest speaker, a petting zoo, pony rides, inflatables, amusements ...

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LINDEN, NJ - The Linden Interfaith Network for Community Services (LINCS) celebrated its 10-year anniversary at its latest location on Tuesday. LINCS, which is organized to reach out and help those from the community who may be in need of assistance, provides food and essential services to ...

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LINDEN, NJ - The City of Linden has made the list of U.S. areas with higher cancer risks from the toxic gas - ethylene oxide.  The toxic gas has been found in a Linden site located at 2500 Brunswick Avenue, which is an industrial zone. The facility uses ethylene oxide to sterilize agriculture ...

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LINDEN, NJ - The Independent Author's Book Experience (IABX) held its Ninth Annual Book Expo on Saturday, August 6, 2022. The event was in collaboration with Mayor Derek Armstead and the Linden Free Public Library, which is where the event was held. The purpose of the event was to promote ...

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LINDEN, NJ - A local McDonald's owner made a special effort this year to celebrate her employees who are graduates of the Class of 2022. Angela Adderley, celebrated all of her employees who graduated by highlighting their accomplishments for all to see. Adderley has been an owner and ...

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LINDEN, NJ - AristaCare Health Services in Partnership with Mayor Derek Armstead & First Lady Danie Orelien, and Hope Social Services held a free event for Senior Citizens in the community on Sunday. The event was held at the AristaCare site from 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. and included a live ...

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LINDEN, NJ  - The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) issued an Air Quality Alert for our area from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. Thursday Aug. 4. This is in addition to the National Weather Service (NWS) Heat Advisory for our area from 11 a.m. Thursday Aug. 4 to 8 p.m. Friday Aug.

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LINDEN, NJ - There are three candidates who petitioned for the upcoming Linden Board Of Education election, which will take place on General Election Day, November 8, 2022. Candidates had until July 25 at 4:00 p.m. to file their petition with the Union County Clerk. The following ...

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LINDEN, NJ - Mayor Derek Armstead and the City of Linden partnered with the Associated Humane Societies to provide Linden residents with the Associated Humane Societies Veterinary Mobile Unit, Tuesday morning. The event, which was held at the P.A.L. Field on Lower Road, was for Linden residents ...

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LINDEN, NJ - Linden Police Department, along with the City of Linden will be hosting the 2022 National Night Out on August 2, 2022, 5:00 p.m through 7:00 p.m. on Wood Avenue in front of City Hall.  There will be free food and entertainment for the whole family and tons of prizes will be given ...

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LINDEN, NJ - On Sunday, July 31, 2022, at approximately 5:15 p.m., Linden police and fire officials responded to the 400 block of McKinley Street on reports of a possible drowning. According to Linden Police Captain Christopher Guenther, family members located a 2-year-old boy in the backyard ...

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LINDEN, NJ - The Linden Police Department held their Second Annual Bicycle Rodeo at James Dobson Park on Friday, July 22. This event was held to promote bicycle safety and proper helmet use for children of all ages.    Linden officers added a practice course this year so that the children could ...

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