Linden Top Stories

March 21, 2019

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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LINDEN, NJ - Authorities are investigating a shooting that occurred at approximately 9:20 p.m. on Wednesday in the area of Chandler and Bergen Avenues in Linden. The victim, a 30-year-old Linden man, was located after entering Trinitas Regional Medical Center shortly after the shooting. He ...

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LINDEN, NJ -  According to preliminary reports, an armed robbery took place at a Linden bar, early Saturday morning. At around 12:20 a.m., authorities were called to the scene of Cheeque's bar at 1230 Linden Avenue, after the report of the armed robbery of a patron. The suspects fled the ...

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LINDEN, NJ - Linden Police Department are seeking individuals involved in an attempted armed robbery that took place Wednesday evening. Just after 9:00 p.m. Linden Police officers responded to Taboo Gentlemen's Club on the corner of E Linden Ave & S Park Ave on a report of an attempted armed ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ – The City of Linden is on schedule to have the new ExpressVote XL Voting Machine program implemented later on this year. The following towns will receive the machines for the 2019 Primary Election:  Berkeley Heights, Elizabeth, Fanwood, Garwood, Kenilworth, Mountainside, Union ...

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GALLOWAY, NJ – Students from the City of Linden have been making strides in academics at Stockton University. In a recent announcement from the University, three students who reside in Linden were named on the Dean's list for the Fall 2018 semester.  Please see the details ...

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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, Tuesday, Feb. 12. 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 - Registration for the eight-week 2019 Day Camp Programs for the children of Linden residents is open to Linden residents. The camp program consists of five separate day camps where each camp is organized by grade. For Children Entering Kindergarten: Kiddie Day Camp at Peach ...

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LINDEN, NJ - World history students at Linden High School recently took action to spread awareness about the problem of human trafficking, and in the process raised their own social consciousness. Human trafficking is the exploitation of a person through force, fraud or coercion, and can include ...

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NEWARK, NJ – Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens, II, has released the full video in the Michael Bates police-involved shooting in light of the fact that an incomplete video has been released. According to authorities, in December 2018, Bates, 37, of Orange, was shot by an ...

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LINDEN, NJ - School No. 4 hosted a Valentines-themed breakfast on Feb. 13 for residents of the senior citizen apartments across the street from the school. The Eleventh annual “Heart Tea Breakfast” was presented by the school’s K-Kids, a student service organization sponsored by the Linden ...

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LINDEN, NJ - Meghan Crilly, 35, of Fanwood, the victim of the hit-and-run accident that took place on January 20 in Linden, succumbed to her injuries and was pronounced deceased at Newark University Hospital Thursday evening. The crash occurred at approximately 1:55 a.m. on Sunday, January 20th ...

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TRENTON, NJ – In honor of the life-long career in public service of the Assemblyman Jerry Green who represented Legislative District 22 for 16 years, the full Assembly unanimously approved legislation sponsored by Assembly Democrats Jamel C. Holley, Linda Carter, James Kennedy and Annette Quijano ...

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LINDEN, NJ-  As the 2018-19 season began, the Linden High School Tigers boys varsity basketball team had a completely different look than the Linden teams of the past. Among those changes included longtime assistant coach Anthony Drejaj becoming the new head coach and a completely new starting ...

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