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What is a Wasp

Every year, around 62 people die from hornet, wasp, or bee stings. These creatures may be little, but they can be very dangerous if you or someone you know has an allergy. 

You may be allergic to a particular insect, which means it's important to know the difference between them.

So what is a wasp? And how can you identify them? We'll discuss these ...

NJ Human Services Announces Partnership with Community Health Law Project to Increase Access to Legal Services for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Individuals with Lower Incomes

July 28, 2021

 

NJ Human Services Announces Partnership with Community Health Law Project to Increase Access to Legal Services for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Individuals with Lower Incomes

July 26, 2021

(TRENTON) –   Human Services Acting Commissioner Sarah Adelman today announced that the Department has partnered with the Community Health Law Project to increase access to legal ...

Latest COVID Figures in New Jersey

August 2, 2021

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 Delta variant of the disease starting to show growth in the state, the governor continued to ...

Linden Police Captain Jeffrey Vitrano Retires Following 43 Year Career

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 Missouri Southern State University.

He was appointed to the Linden Police ...

Pet-Friendly NJ Restaurants Offer Menus for Your Dog

NEW JERSEY — Looking for a dog-friendly place to eat? You’re not alone.

Catering to the pet-loving crowd, some New Jersey restaurants are taking dog-friendly dining a step further by offering a special menu just for your pooch.

At Sheelen’s Crossing Bistro & Pub in Fanwood, the “woof” menu includes items such as beef, chicken, fish, rice, vegetables ...

Rental Assistance Available for Tenants in Union County Impacted by COVID-19

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 receive up to 12 months of assistance for unpaid back rent and utility bills.

The funds will be ...

Linden Recreation: Summer Olympics Opening Ceremony (PHOTOS)

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. The countries selected were the United States, Greece, Australia, Brazil, France, Canada, Cuba, ...

Gwendolyn Long Named New Principal of Soehl Middle School in Linden

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 me. This is my heart. I embody it.”

Long is taking over the ...