Linden Top Stories

August 3, 2021

LINDEN, NJ — As the boil water advisory continues, NJ American Water Company along with Union County OEM will distribute bottled water to Linden residents on Tuesday, August 3 from 5:00 to 10:00 p.m. and Wednesday, August 4 from 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. at Warinanco Park Sports Center in ...

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LINDEN, NJ - As a result of loss of water pressure from a transmission main leak along Possumtown Road in Piscataway, New Jersey American Water has issued a mandatory boil water advisory to customers in Linden. A potential or actual threat to the quality of water being provided to the above ...

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TRENTON, NJ -- Gov. Phil Murphy announced Monday that 10,505,407 doses of COVID-19 vaccines (Pfizer, Moderna and J&J) have been administered in New Jersey as of Aug. 2. This means that 5,309,373 individuals who live, work, or study in New Jersey are now fully vaccinated. However, with the ...

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LINDEN, NJ - Following 43 years of service, Linden Police Captain Jeffrey Vitrano retired on Saturday as the longest serving police officer in the city's history. Captain Vitrano was a graduate of the FBI National Academy in Quantico, Virginia in 2001, and he has a Bachelor’s Degree from ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ - The Union County Board of County Commissioners has launched a new grant program to provide financial relief for Union County residents unable to meet their rental obligations during the COVID-19 pandemic. Under the new Emergency Rental Assistance Program, eligible tenants can ...

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LINDEN, NJ - In the spirit of the 2021 Olympic Games, Linden Department of Parks and Recreation held their own Olympics Opening Ceremony on July 20 at Tiger Stadium. Both Summer Day Camp and Playground programs participated and each site selected a country to represent in the Opening Ceremony.

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LINDEN, NJ - Former Vice Principal Gwendolyn Long has been named the new principal at Soehl Middle School for the 2021-2022 school year. Long was a student at Soehl in the mid-1980s, and she never imagined that one day she would be principal. “I am Soehl Middle School,” said Long. “This is ...

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TRENTON, NJ -- Following the recent upsurge in the Delta variant of COVID-19, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) on July 27 updated its guidance for people who have been fully vaccinated. The CDC said that while individuals can resume activities that they did prior to the pandemic to reduce the ...

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LINDEN, NJ - Readers, you may have missed some of TAPinto Linden's top stories from the past week. Here is your chance to catch up on what you've missed:  Linden Police Department is Looking to Hire School Crossing Guards Union County's Program for Children with Special Needs Continues at ...

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LINDEN, NJ - The Linden Police Department is seeking qualified candidates to fill School Crossing Guard positions. Under direction and supervision, School Crossing Guards are responsible for regulating and directing the safe movement of children and other pedestrians at street intersections; ...

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LINDEN, NJ - Persons with special needs and disabilities up to age 16 in Union County are encouraged to attend the Wheeler Spray Park Program for Children with Special Needs. This program will take place every Wednesday evening in the month of August from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. and every ...

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LINDEN, NJ - Linden Police Department announced on Thursday that they have completed a pledge they took to improve their response to those suffering from mental illness in the Linden community. The pledge is part of an initiative called the 'One Mind Campaign', which was created by the ...

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Elizabeth, NJ — 69 students, including 7 Linden residents, received their nursing diplomas from the Trinitas School of Nursing for what would have been the 166th Convocation Ceremony on June 3. Of the graduates, 58 women and 11 men became eligible to sit for the registered nurse licensing ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ — Landlords will be able to apply for federal funds to pay for up to 12 months of their tenants’ unpaid back rent and utilities starting Monday, the county announced. It comes amid pending legislation in the statehouse that if approved would end New Jersey’s moratorium on ...

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LINDEN, NJ - School No. 1 Principal Dona Preston is retiring after 33 years in Linden Public Schools, leaving behind a legacy of leadership for the many teachers who have served with and learned from her. “I was really lucky in my career,” said Preston. “I’ve worked with seven different ...

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LINDEN, NJ - A dog is currently being held by Linden Police after being found by a resident near E. Linden Avenue and Willow Glade Road. If anyone has information on the owner, they are asked to contact Linden Police Headquarters at 908-474-8500. The dog is currently being watched inside ...

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LINDEN, NJ - Readers, you may have missed some of TAPinto Linden's top stories from the past week. Here is your chance to catch up on what you've missed:  Linden Recreation Offers Hooked on Fishing Program for Local Youth Linden Police Department Partners with 7-Eleven for "Operation ...

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LINDEN, NJ - The Linden Department of Parks and Recreation is offering a Hooked-on Fishing program this summer for Linden children ages 5 to 18. This free program teaches basic fishing skills including how to string and bait a pole, how to cast a line and local fishing regulations. All ...

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LINDEN, NJ - Linden Police Department is giving local youth a reason to make good decisions this summer with the Operation Chill community outreach program. The partnership between LPD and 7-Eleven allows officers on patrol to reward kids for good deeds, constructive activities and acts of ...

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LINDEN, NJ — Union County is under a flash flood warning until 5:30 p.m. and a severe thunderstorm watch until 11 p.m., the National Weather Service said.  Some storms could be severe, with large hail, damaging winds, heavy rain and frequent lightning, it said. A flash flood watch will ...

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LINDEN, NJ - With temperatures expected to soar up to 103 degrees this afternoon and 95 to 100 on Saturday, the National Weather Service has issued a heat advisory. The advisory remains in effect until Saturday evening and people are instructed to beware of heat-related health issues. “Hot ...

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LINDEN, NJ - Four Linden men have been charged for their involvement in a non-fatal hotel shooting in Woodbridge, according to Middlesex County Prosecutor Yolanda Ciccone and Director Robert Hubner of the Woodbridge Police Department. According to police officials, on July 12, 2021, at ...

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LINDEN, NJ - Mayor Derek Armstead, the City of Linden and the Linden Department of Parks and Recreation will be kicking off the Linden Summer Olympics with an opening ceremony on Tuesday, July 20 at Tiger Stadium at Coopers Field. Event activities include exhibitions, track relays, long jump and ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ — By accepting a $100,000 grant to support a Rails-to-Trails Feasibility study, the county has taken a first step toward turning a 3.52-mile railroad track between Cranford and Elizabeth into a bike and pedestrian trail. The state Department of Transportation awarded the grant, ...

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LINDEN, NJ - Readers, you may have missed some of TAPinto Linden's top stories from the past week. Here is your chance to catch up on what you've missed:  Linden Area T-Storm, Flooding Likely Into Tuesday, Weather Service Says Linden Baker Featured as Vendor at Ridgewood Farmers’ ...

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LINDEN, NJ — Significant rain and flash flooding are predicted for the region Monday evening into early Tuesday morning, the National Weather Service said. A flash flood watch remains in effect until 10 a.m. Tuesday and a severe thunderstorm watch issued at 1:45 p.m. remains in effect until 11 ...

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RIDGEWOOD, NJ - A Linden bakery will one of the featured vendors at the Ridgewood farmers’ market, which offers fresh produce, cheese, bread, jam, honey, dairy, and more all season long.  Baker's Bounty, a business that specializes in fresh bread and pastries, will be directly showcasing their ...

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UPDATE: RoRo has been reunited with his family! LINDEN,  NJ - A family in Linden is searching high and low for their lost dog RoRo, who has been missing since this morning. RoRo is a black, tan and gray Yorkie.  He was last seen at 10:17 a.m. on the corner of Summit Street and Gesner ...

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LINDEN,  NJ - A family in Linden is searching high and low for their lost dog RoRo, who has been missing since this morning. RoRo is a black, tan and gray Yorkie.  He was last seen at 10:17 a.m. on the corner of Summit Street and Gesner Street. He has a chip and is wearing a blue collar with ...

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LINDEN, NJ - Grab-and-go meals are available for pick-up for Linden Public School students this summer and will continue until July 29. Lunch for the current day and breakfast for the following day will be served on Monday through Thursday from 12:00 p.m. until 2:00 p.m. at the below ...

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