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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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TRENTON, NJ — New Jersey is sending aid to Puerto Rico to help those impacted by Hurricane Fiona, which made landfall on Sunday, September 18. The storm brought more than 20 inches of rain and heavy wind, causing major infrastructure damage and power outages to the island. "Our hearts and ...

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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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LIVINGSTON, NJ — The construction of a five-story, 137,000-square-foot cancer center at Cooperman Barnabas Medical Center (CBMC) in Livingston is now underway following a groundbreaking ceremony held at the site of the $225-million project on Tuesday night. The freestanding outpatient facility, ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ – County commissioners authorized a four-year agreement Thursday with Communication Workers of America Local 1080, the union representing more than 350 members working in the county’s Division of Social Services as social workers, clerks, paralegals and in other ...

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TRENTON, NJ — Chipotle Mexican Grill will pay the State of New Jersey a record $7.75 million to settle child labor law violations. A 2020 New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development (NJDOL) audit identified more than 30,000 violations that impacted minors at Chipotle locations in ...

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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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COLONIA, NJ — While it may be hard to believe that high school football’s regular season is almost half over while it’s still summer, Colonia is now approaching the halfway point of their campaign without a loss. A young Colonia team made the most of “Eric LeGrand Night” by rallying for a 28-25 ...

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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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UNION COUNTY, NJ — The county is re-establishing a Motion Picture and Television Advisory Committee to help field the numerous requests its offices receive from film, television and digital media studios looking to use locations throughout the county. “We receive multiple inquiries and requests ...

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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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CLARK, NJ – Registration is currently under way for the 10th Annual Miracles for Myeloma Hybrid 5K Run/Walk.  Set to take place next month at Oak Ridge Park in Clark, the 5K is organized annually by township residents Ron and Sheree Pask and Westfielder Gina Klemm with the goal of raising money ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - A motor vehicle crash with a pedestrian on Summit Avenue, between Morris Avenue and Walnut Street, this morning has seriously injured a Summit resident, according to the Summit Police Department. The Summit Police responded the scene at 10 a.m. today. There, they found an ...

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CRANFORD, NJ - Cranford has joined 12 other municipalities in a lawsuit against New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy for a failure to appoint members to the Council on Affordable Housing (COAH). This latest move brings the suit to New Jersey's Appellate Court and aims to "compel the Governor to ...

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TRENTON, NJ — Sometimes, John Donnadio finds himself in 21 places at once. As executive director of the New Jersey Association of Counties (NJAC), he’s an advocate for county government in Trenton and works with legislators and the governor’s office. At the local level, the NJAC is a nonpartisan ...

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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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CRANFORD, NJ - Ten years ago, Mike and Sally Curci began highlighting the musical theater talents of special people in their lives, and it has grown into an inclusive place where people of all abilities can shine. "Music and the performing arts has always been a passion in our family," Mike Curci ...

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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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EAST ORANGE, NJ - Number 26 playing Running Back for the Rutgers Scarlet Knights is Al-Shadee Salaam from East Orange, previously coached by Rae Oliver at EO Campus High as a Jaguar. Saturday, during week one of college football, Salaam was the game hero when led the team to victory, with a ...

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TRENTON, NJ — The New Jersey Attorney General's Office has launched a new, searchable database about police agencies’ internal affairs investigations around the state. Acting Attorney General Matthew Platkin's office says in a news release that it's thought to be the most comprehensive ...

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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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CLARK, NJ – A fundraiser to benefit a local animal rescue group is scheduled to take place this weekend. Best Friend Dog & Animal Adoption will host its Paw Festival Tricky Tray on Sunday, Sept. 11 from 1 to 5 p.m. at the Deutscher Club, 787 Featherbed Lane, Clark. Admission is $15 per ...

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ROSELLE, NJ — People at high risk for monkeypox can register to get the vaccine at a county clinic to be established at Warinanco Sports Center starting next week, Union County announced. The vaccination clinic begins operating Wednesday, Sept. 14, from 1 to 5 p.m., the county said in a ...

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TRENTON, NJ — Most students around the state head back to school this week and they'll soon learn about climate change. New Jersey is the first state in the nation to implement climate change education in grades K-12. "I cannot be more thrilled about the future for our students and for our ...

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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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JERSEY CITY, NJ — Former Governor Jim McGreevey’s political star fell to earth 18 years ago, but he remains a shining light to thousands of prisoners each year looking to work their way back into society and keep out of the clink. Since resigning in political disgrace over a sexual affair with 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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