Business & Finance

December 1, 2019

LINDEN, NJ - The IRS and it's partners is providing residents with info to protect themselves for the upcoming holiday season. As Cyber Monday kicks off the holiday season, online thieves, ‘tis the season to take advantage of having so many people shop online at once. They steal shoppers’ ...

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NEW JERSEY, NJ - With the tax filing season quickly approaching, the Internal Revenue Service recommends taxpayers take time now to determine if they are eligible for important tax credits. This is the second in a series of reminders to help taxpayers Get Ready for the upcoming tax filing ...

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LINDEN, NJ -  The City of Linden has posted a vacancy for the position of Fire Protection Sub-Code Official Part-Time in the Construction Code Department at the hourly rate of $39.37. The position is part-time and not to exceed 16 hours per week. The position will also be publicly advertised and ...

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LINDEN, NJ - The City of Linden has posted a vacancy for the position of Housing Inspector Trainee at the annual salary of $38,000-$49563. The position is full time for 35 hours per week. The position will also be publicly advertised and open to all Union County residents. Please be advised ...

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LINDEN, NJ - Residents were given a first full look at the newly renovated Walmart Supercenter in Linden, Wednesday morning. The event featured plenty of decorations, a DJ, and performances by the Abraham Clark High School band, as guests celebrated the grand opening ribbon-cutting of the new ...

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TRENTON, NJ – One New Jersey Lottery ticket matched four of the five white balls and the Powerball drawn for the Wednesday, Oct. 30, drawing winning the $50,000 third-tier prize in Linden. The winning ticket from Wednesday night’s drawing was sold at Quick Buy located at 1108 West St. George ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ — All 21 municipalities have received grant money from the Union County Open Space, Recreation, and Historic Preservation Trust Fund. Freeholder Sergio Granados and Freeholder Chair Bette Jane Kowalski presented officials from each municipality with their award during the ...

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LINDEN, NJ - Mayor Derek Armstead and Police Chief David Hart were joined by Union County and city officials as they kicked off a month-long pedestrian safety campaign, this morning. Street Smart NJ is a collaborative effort between public, private and non-profit organizations, which is aimed at ...

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LINDEN, NJ - The City of Linden is set to host its Linden First Annual Career Fair on Thursday, September 26, at 10:00 a.m inside of the Linden Multi-Purpose Center located at 1025 John Street.  Over 25 potential employers are expected to participate in the event that has been billed as an ...

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TRENTON, NJ – Human Services Commissioner Carole Johnson announced WorkFirst NJ cash assistance benefits are increasing by 20 percent for Temporary Assistance for Needy Families and General Assistance recipients.  Today's announcement builds on the Murphy Administration's ongoing effort to ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - Governor Murphy was at the Bay Street Station in Montclair on Monday to sign an executive order improving transparency at NJ Transit by requiring NJ Transit rail performance metrics to be shared with the public on a monthly basis.   "In just a few minutes, I will sign ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ - Union County Clerk Joanne Rajoppi will host a Notary Training Seminar for New Jersey Notaries Public at the John H. Stamler Police Academy, Second Floor Multipurpose Room, at 1776 Raritan Road in Scotch Plains on Friday, September 6, from 9:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Union County ...

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LINDEN, NJ - Seventeen Linden High School seniors were honored for completion of the school’s EMAP program, which gives students practical exposure to entrepreneurship and the business world.  Administrators, community leaders, alumni, and business leaders gathered at III Amici Ristorante in Linden ...

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RARITAN VALLEY LINE, NJ -- The Raritan Valley Line (RVL) Mayors Alliance is urging NJ TRANSIT commuters to contact New Jersey State Legislators and demand same platform transfers and the restoration of one-seat riders on the rail company's Raritan Valley line.  The mayors are proposing that NJ ...

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New Jersey, NJ - The Internal Revenue Service today launched a special week-long campaign encouraging taxpayers to do a Paycheck Checkup now to make sure they are having the right amount of tax taken out of their paychecks for 2019. The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA), enacted in December 2017, ...

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LINDEN, NJ - The County of Union has made available a limited amount of funds for a one-time emergency situation for families living in Linden, according to the City of Linden website. Funds can only be used for rental assistance for one month and/or utilities for one month. In order to ...

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This year’s honorees: Phillips 66 Bayway Refinery, Crothall Healthcare & Morrison Healthcare Food Services, and N.J. Burkett ELIZABETH, NJ - Almost 500 guests attended the Trinitas Health Foundation’s annual Gala with the theme “Committed to Caring” on Thursday, May 9 held at the Venetian in ...

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WASHINGTON, DC -- Congressman Tom Malinowski (NJ, D-7) spoke on the House Floor in Washington on Wednesday, May 15, to highlight the lack of one-seat ride access on NJ TRANSIT's Raritan Valley Line into New York City. (Video below.) Madam Speaker, today I rise to highlight the struggle that ...

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CLARK, NJ - Local Broker and Owner of Samsel and Associates Real Estate Services, John Samsel is looking to give scholarships to Union and Middlesex County high school seniors that are not going to college.   Instead he is in search of students heading to trade school or planning to open a business ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ - The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders announced that Linden Public Library was among 31 Union County libraries, schools, and arts organizations will receive a total of $67,000 in funding through the 2019 Union County Local Arts Grant Program. The grant program is funded ...

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NEW JERSEY, NJ - Chuck Rettig is the 49th Commissioner of the IRS and  joined the agency in October after spending 36 years as a tax lawyer in private practice. As over 50 million taxpayers filed their returns, he want to share a special message to all taxpayers: Thank You.. April 15 was the ...

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LINDEN, NJ – On April 22, New Jersey American Water will resume using chloramines in water treatment at its Raritan-Millstone and Canal Road Water Treatment plants. These plants serve New Jersey American Water customers in the following counties: Hunterdon, Mercer, Middlesex, Somerset and ...

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LINDEN, NJ – One lucky ticket matched all five numbers drawn winning the $156,606 Jersey Cash 5 jackpot from the Friday, March 29 drawing in Linden. The winning numbers were: 03, 16, 19, 24 and 31 and the XTRA number was: 02. The lucky retailer that sold the winning ticket is US 1 Exxon, 11 East ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - Talks of a possible merger between Trinitas Regional Medical Center and the Robert Wood Johnson Barnabas Health System have emerged this week.  While there had been no formal announcement of a deal being reached by Trinitas, some employees have been notified of the talks.  In ...

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FANWOOD, NJ -- The Fanwood Borough Council has passed a resolution calling on Governor Murphy, DOT Commissioner Guteirrez-Scaccetti, and State Senators to restore the off-peak direct "one-seat ride" service into New York City along NJ Transit's Raritan Valley Line (RVL).   Service was ...

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NEWARK, NJ -- Bruce Bergen, Chairman of the Raritan Valley Rail Coalition, addressed the NJ Transit Board at their public meeting on Monday, Feb. 25, and questioned why one-seat ride trains had not yet been reinstated on the rail line. Bergen, a former Union County Freeholder, also urged the NJT ...

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LINDEN, NJ - The City of Linden is currently seeking qualified individuals to fill positions for the 2019 Summer Day Camp. Positions for Summer Day Camp and Playground Counselors are now available. Applicants must have one year of college. Applications are being accepted until April 30, 2019, ...

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LINDEN, NJ - Soehl Middle School's top performing students are as good as gold, they're platinum!  The school began a program this school year known as the Tigers Club, which rewards students for top grades and good attendance with special perks in and out of school. Students from Grades 6 ...

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LINDEN, NJ - A Delta gas station located on St. Georges Avenue in Linden received a citation after a customer noticed an overcharge when purchasing gas. Linden resident, Anthony Wohlrab discovered his sister was charged more than she should have been when visiting the gas station on Thursday ...

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NEW JERSEY - More residents moved out of New Jersey than any other state in 2018, with 66.8% of New Jersey moves being outbound, according to United Van Lines’ 42nd annual National Movers Study, which tracks customers’ state-to-state migration patterns over the past year. The Garden State moved ...

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