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Mon, October 19
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301 North Wood Avenue Linden, NJ 07036

301 North Wood Avenue
Linden, NJ 07036

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Wildlife Wednesdays Programs For 2020

The Board of Chosen Freeholders is reminding residents that the popular, free “Wildlife Wednesdays” program will conclude its 2020 programming over the next 2 Wednesdays.

October 21st’s program “Reptiles and Gators” will feature an alligator and lizards, including a blue tongue skink and bearded dragon.  The October 28th’s Halloween-themed Insects and ...

Update: Union County Wildlife Wednesdays Program Moved to 6 PM

The Board of Chosen Freeholders wishes to remind residents that the popular “Wildlife Wednesdays” program will continue to run each Wednesday through the end of October, with a new starting time of 6:00 PM.

“Union County is striving to bring educational programs directly to our children that may not be accessible to everyone during these challenging times, and Wildlife ...

Senior Freeze Deadline Extended

October 26, 2020

We are very pleased that on October 22, 2020, the New Jersey Treasurer’s office extended the Senior Freeze filing deadline from November 2, 2020 to December 31, 2020.  This is a welcome development because many seniors were scrambling to meet the original date. 

Nevertheless, there is still a need for applications to be prepared as soon as possible.  The Treasurer’s ...

Union County Clerk Provides Extra Weekend Office Hours for Voters

October 27, 2020

Masks and social distance are required for office visits.

Union County Clerk Joanne Rajoppi advises voters that the County Clerk’s Elections Office at 2 Broad Street in Elizabeth and the Annex Office in the Union County Complex at 300 North Avenue East in Westfield will be open on Saturday, October 31 and Sunday, November 1 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. each day.

“Many voters are ...

The Guardian by John Grisham

The Guardians by John Grisham. (Dell, 2020)

“Duke Russell is not guilty of the unspeakable crimes for which he was convicted; nonetheless, he is scheduled to be executed for them in one hour and forty-five minutes.”

Are you hooked? I am.

When I taught Creative Writing, one of the first lessons on writing prose was, “You have to capture the reader in the first paragraph ...

Black Lives Matter, So Let’s Take Action on School Choice and Legalization

October 15, 2020

Dear Editor:

Black Lives Matter So Let’s Take Action on School Choice and Legalization

This November voters are facing what many experts call the most important election of their lifetime, and I agree. On the ballot we have candidates and constitutional questions which can ultimately make a huge difference in Union County’s diverse minority communities.

Support candidates ...

Linden Municipal Night Court Canceled Until Further Notice

October 27, 2020

LINDEN, NJ - Effective as of October 23, all night court sessions for the Linden Municipal Court are canceled until further notice. All morning virtual court sessions will remain the same.

If questions about court sessions or seeking further directions, please contact the municipal court via email or by calling (908) 474-8423 

Are you a business interested in reaching ...

Hanging on by a Thread, Some NJ Restaurateurs Fear the Worst This Winter

NEW JERSEY — During the typical holiday season, hundreds of thousands of dollars flow through the Rail Yard Tavern in Fairlawn.

From Thanksgiving to New Years, hundreds bustle in and out of the restaurant every weekend. By this time, its 186 seats are reserved months in advance for Christmas parties, one of the most lucrative times of the year. 

But not this year.

“We ...

Cuban Pete's Owner Locked Out After Repeated Executive Order Violations

MONTCLAIR, NJ - After scoffing at the Governor's Executive Orders and repeatedly allowing patrons to continue to dine inside, the owner of Cuban Pete's is now locked out of his business.

On Monday morning, Montclair Police changed the locks on the doors of Cuban Pete’s restaurant, locking out the owner and workers. This was after three violations of the Executive ...

Governor Fears Newark’s COVID-19 Rollbacks Are Just the Start

NEW JERSEY — Cutting off indoor dining and mandating that all non-essential businesses close their doors at 8 p.m. are part of the measures that will begin in Newark on Tuesday, after the largest city in New Jersey confirmed more cases Sunday (101 total) than all other Essex County towns combined.

Since June 30, the city has reported at least 2,207 coronavirus cases and 42 ...

Union County Providing Seniors with Nutritious “Grab & Go” Meals at Senior Centers

UNION COUNTY , NJ - The Union County Office on Aging and Disability Services is providing nutritious, box-lunch meals to Congregate Nutrition Program participants through the “Grab and Go Lunch Program” as an alternative to congregate dining.

This program will be available at 13 sites throughout the county every Tuesday and Thursday beginning on October 27th.

The “Grab and ...

Gov. Murphy Tests Negative for Coronavirus 4 Times But Will Continue Virtual Briefings 

NEW JERSEY — Five days after Gov. Phil Murphy suddenly left a briefing in Camden County over concerns of having the coronavirus, he said this afternoon he has not been symptomatic and tested negative four times since last Monday.

First Lady Tammy Murphy, who entered a voluntary self-quarantine with the governor last week, has tested negative three times.  

Still, ...