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883 Students Participate In American Legion Jersey Boys State

June 22, 2018

UNION COUNTY, NJ - Thirty young men from Union are among 838 other rising-seniors from New Jersey attending the 73rd session of the annual American Legion Jersey Boys State (ALJBS.)

At the event, taking place at Rider University this week, the students get to "govern and interact with their peers from across New Jersey as they run their own mythical 51st state," said the ...

Linden Summer Concert Series Opening Night Set for June 12

LINDEN, NJ - The City of Linden has announced the dates and performers for the 2018 Summer Concert Series, which is set to begin on Tuesday, June 12.

Concert performances are located at the Raymond Wood Bauer Promenade located at 400 North Wood Avenue at 7:30 p.m.

In addition to the concerts, there will be comedians on stage every Thursday evening at 8:00 p.m from June 14 to August ...

Car Show Fundraiser Set for Linden Student Recently Diagnosed with Leukemia

LINDEN, NJ - Linden resident Mark Mannuzza, along with other community members are coming together to host a car show fundraiser to benefit Isabel Dominguez, a first-grade student who was recently diagnosed with leukemia.

According to Mannuzza, this event is taking place at a time when the community needs each other most.

“It’s for a great cause and times like this is when ...

Linden Public Library to Host Community Blood Drive this Monday

LINDEN, NJ - Linden Public Library in collaboration with New Jersey Blood Services will be hosting a community blood drive on Monday, June 11 from 12:30 p.m. until 6:30 p.m.  

The event will be held at the Linden Public Library located at 31 E. Henry Street in Linden.

Everyone who wishes to donate is required to have proper identification or an NYBC donor card and asked to ...

Green Bay Packers Muhammad Wilkerson and TEAM 96 Foundation Hosts Fifth Annual Bowling Event and Youth Football Camp

LINDEN, NJ - Green Bay Packers and Linden native, Muhammad “Mo” Wilkerson, along with his T.E.A.M. 96 charity foundation will host their annual charity weekend in Linden the weekend of June 15 and 16.

The weekend begins with the Fifth Annual Strikes for Scholarships charity bowling event at 7 p.m. at Jersey Lanes.  Proceeds from the event will go towards ...

Linden Resident Wins First Place in Union County Senior Citizens Art Exhibit

LINDEN, NJ - Linden resident Angelito L. David won first place in the professional watercolor category during the opening reception of the 2018 Union County Senior Citizens Art Exhibit in Union.

The Senior Art Exhibit is an annual program run through the Union County Office of Cultural and Heritage Affairs. Artists at any level of skill or experience are invited to register, including ...

WellCare Sponsors Union County PRIDE Events

UNION COUNTY, NJ - Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders announced WellCare Health Plans, Inc. as a “community” sponsor of Union County’s PRIDE weekend events Friday, June 15 and Saturday, June 16.

Hosted by Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders and the Office of LGBTQ Services, this year’s PRIDE weekend events include:

The first Union County LIGHT UP THE ...

Applications for the Linden Firefighter Exam to be Available in July

LINDEN, NJ - The Linden Fire Department has announced that applications will be available in July for those interested in taking the entry-level firefighter exam. 

Applicants must be a U.S. Citizen, a Linden resident, between the ages of 18 - 35, possess a valid New Jersey driver’s license and have a high school diploma or GED.

Applications can be submitted ...

Canceled: Roselle PBA First Annual Charity Softball Tournament to be Rescheduled

ROSELLE, NJ -  Due to weather conditions, the Roselle PBA’s First Annual Charity Softball Tournament that was originally scheduled for this Saturday morning, has been canceled.  

The event’s rain date is also canceled and the event will be rescheduled at a later date. We will post that information when it becomes available.

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Goethals Bridge to New Jersey to be Closed Friday Night through Sunday

LINDEN, NJ - The Goethals Bridge to New Jersey will be closed to all traffic beginning 9 p.m. Friday, May 18 until 9 p.m. Sunday, May 20. 

The Eastbound to NY will remain open. Officials said the closure is necessary to construct the entry and exit ramps for the new westbound span.

At 9 p.m. Sunday night, the westbound span is expected to open in its final configuration, three travel ...

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