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Union County Freeholders Remind Residents of Free Mobile App to Connect Residents with Recycling Information

The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders urges residents to download Recycle Coach to get reminded of their curbside recycling schedule, learn about upcoming county recycling events, get advised of any changes or interruptions to service and learn the best ways to recycle.  The free app is designed to help make recycling and solid waste information more accessible to County residents and ...

Union County’s New #SmashItDontTrashIt Campaign Makes New Green Energy from Old Halloween Pumpkins

Union County residents can put their Jack o’ Lanterns to good use after Halloween by participating in Union County’s new Pumpkin Recycling Program. The pumpkins will be collected by Union County and other local governments and brought to an organic waste recycler in Elizabeth, where they will be transformed into green energy.

“The Pumpkin Recycling Program is an easy, ...

Freeholder Board Announces New “Rest Easy Caregivers Grant Program”

November 26, 2020

New grant program authorizes Federal CARES Act funding to assist families of children with disabilities & special needs.

The Union County Freeholder Board is pleased to announce the new “Rest Easy Caregivers” grant opportunities for families in need of assistance in caring for children with disabilities and special needs during the COVID-19 outbreak. Approximately $1 million of ...

Dear Martin by Nic Stone

Dear Martin by Nic Stone. (Ember, 2017)

“Last night changed me. I don’t wanna walk around all pissed off, and looking for problems, but I know I can’t continue to pretend nothing’s wrong, Yeah, there are no more ‘colored’  water fountains, and it’s supposed to be illegal to discriminate, but if I can be forced to sit on the concrete in too-tight ...

State to Provide $120K, COVID Rapid Tests for Homeless in Union County

November 27, 2020

UNION COUNTY, NJ — In anticipation of a spike in the population of unhoused people, the state will provide Union County $120,000 and rapid coronavirus testing to help shelter the homeless this winter.

The grant from the state Department of Human Resources will be used with broad discretion for the county’s Code Blue service, which provides shelter known as “warming ...

Gov. Murphy Drops NJ’s COVID-10 Travel Advisory, Still Advises Travelers to Self-Quarantine if Going Beyond Neighboring States

TRENTON, NJ — The surge of coronavirus cases across the country has prompted Gov. Phil Murphy not to release this week’s coronavirus travel advisory based on its current criteria.

However, he strongly advised individuals to refrain from nonessential interstate travel and to still self-quarantine for 14 days after traveling to any U.S. state or territory beyond the immediate region ...

Happy Thanksgiving from TAPinto Linden

LINDEN, NJ - This Thanksgiving is unlike any Thanksgiving we've ever experienced as the COVID-19 pandemic has drastically changed everything we've once considered normal.

TAPinto Linden would like to thank all of our readers and partners for choosing us as your local news source. 

Happy Thanksgiving from everyone on the TAPinto Linden Team!

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TAPinto Linden Weekly Recap

LINDEN, NJ - Did you miss the week's top stories? Here's your opportunity to catch up on what you missed.

Soehl Middle School Honor Society created and delivered “Thank You” signs to the Union County Covid-19 Testing Facility

Linden Resident Named Foster Youth Advocate for CASA of Union County

Mayor Armstead Works with Local & National Businesses to ...

Soehl Middle School Honor Society created and delivered “Thank You” signs to the Union County Covid-19 Testing Facility

LINDEN, NJ - In the spirit of Thanksgiving, staff and members of the Soehl Middle School Honor Society created and delivered “Thank You” signs to the Union County Covid-19 Testing Facility.

The members of the Honor Society wanted to give thanks to those individuals who have made many sacrifices to help combat the coronavirus. Those individuals consist of volunteers, nurses, ...

Linden Resident Named Foster Youth Advocate for CASA of Union County

LINDEN, NJ - Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) of Union County has welcomed five new child advocates to its team, including Janet Bou of Linden.

The newly trained volunteers were sworn in just before Thanksgiving by Judge James Hely via Zoom.

Bou, her daughter Melissa Andrade of Cranford, and classmates Jen Shushanksy of Chatham and Laura Whittaker and Susan Spiegel of Westfield will ...