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How to Get Rid of Stink Bugs

Have you ever been swarmed by a bug and noticed a strange and unpleasant smell?

You probably encountered a stink bug.

Chances are, if you have a stink bug infestation, your nose will let you know and you'll want to get rid of the problem as soon as possible. 

Keep reading to learn more about how to get rid of stink bugs. 

Understanding Stink Bugs

Whether you already ...

How to Recycle Right in Union County

Recycling has been subject to statewide rules in New Jersey since 1987, but questions continually arise about recycling. The Union County Bureau of Recycling and Planning wants to help residents learn the rules and “Recycle Right.” Here are answers to four of the most frequently asked questions we receive about recycling in Union County:

Q: What is ACCPTABLE in my curbside ...

Give tax withholding a fresh look as 2021 year-end nears

October 14, 2021

WASHINGTON — The Internal Revenue Service reminds taxpayers today that the last quarter of 2021 is a good time to check withholding.

Life brings constant changes to individual financial situations. Events like marriage, divorce, a new child or home purchase can all be reasons to adjust withholding.

The convenient Tax Withholding Estimator, also available in Spanish, will help ...

Billy Summers by Stephen King

Billy Summers by Stephen King. (Scribner, 2021)


Remember Dexter? He was the self-appointed Angel of Death, whose father recognized Dexter’s innate compulsion to kill and trained his bizarre boy to murder only people who deserved to die. Stephen King’s latest hero, Billy Summers bears some resemblance to Dexter in that he is a hired assassin who will only take on contracts ...

New Jersey Date Night: Frighteningly Great Halloween Destinations

October 16, 2021

New Jersey Date Night is a series on NJ Flavor by relationship writer Craig Rogers.

October brings us candy, trick-or-treaters and a great opportunity for our date to hold our hands a little tighter. Halloween is upon us and what better way to celebrate the spooky season than to visit one of New Jersey’s many Haunted Houses? From eerie hayrides to disturbing hallways, a haunted ...

Linden High School to Enhance Restorative Justice through Three-year State Program

LINDEN, NJ - Linden High School has been accepted into a three-year pilot program to expand restorative justice practices to help turn around student behavior and create a more positive culture for students and teachers.

Out of hundreds of applicants, LHS is one of just 15 schools statewide to be accepted into the program created by the New Jersey Department of Education and implemented ...

Linden Recreation Announce November Classes for Residents

LINDEN, NJ - Linden Recreation will be offering a variety of in-person classes in November for children, adults and senior citizens in the city.

Pre-registration is required by calling 908-474-8600 or online at and click on Community Pass. First time registrants, are required to call during business hours to have an account set up.

The following classes are being ...

TAPinto Linden Weekly Recap

LINDEN, NJ - Missed this past week's top stories? Click any of the links below to catch up on what you've missed.

Free COVID-19 Testing for Linden Residents, Tues. Oct. 12

Phillips 66 Donates $58,000 to Linden Public School District for Science Curriculum

Two Linden Sites Among Union County Locations for “Grab & Go” Meals for Seniors

Union County Sending ...

Vice President Harris Talks Child Care Funding, Vaccinations During New Jersey Stops

MONTCLAIR, NJ - Vice President Kamala Harris visited Montclair State University and Essex County College during her stop in New Jersey on Friday. 

She and her team had two goals for the visit: to promote vaccines and to highlight the importance of federal funding for child care. During her visit to MSU, Harris was accompanied by Congresswoman Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11) and Governor Phil ...

Free COVID-19 Testing for Linden Residents, Tues. Oct. 12

LINDEN, NJ - Mayor Armstead and the City of Linden in conjunction with Lab Q Diagnostics will be hosting a mobile Covid Testing Clinic on Tuesday, October 12th from 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

The testing will take place at Linden City Hall located at 301 N. Wood Avenue.

The offered test is a nasal swab and those being tested are asked to blow and clean their noses thoroughly ...