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TAPinto Linden Weekly Recap:

April 27, 2021

LINDEN, NJ - Did you by chance miss this past week's top stories??? Well here is an opportunity to check out what you've missed.

New Jersey Loosens Restrictions on Indoor and Outdoor Gatherings

Linden High School Celebrates 20th Year as Part of the International Baccalaureate Program

Two Linden Senior Centers Offer “Grab & Go” Meals

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TAPinto Linden Weekly Recap: Easter Festivities, Fatal Accident, and Linden Residents Vaccinate

LINDEN, NJ - Did you by chance miss this past week's top stories??? Well here is an opportunity to check out what you've missed.

LHS Swim Team Seniors Honored at Special Senior Night Ceremony (PHOTOS)

Linden Residents Now Eligible to Schedule for Pfizer Vaccination

Fatal Incident in Linden Under Investigation

Easter Festivities Bring Joy to Linden Residents this Past ...

Easter Festivities Bring Joy to Linden Residents this Past Weekend

LINDEN, NJ - The City of Linden was taken by storm when the sounds of sirens and music greeted residents at the Easter Bunny drive-by extravaganza this past Sunday.

Mayor Derek Armstead dressed up as the Easter Bunny and was driven around in the city in a drop-top Jeep, followed by a fleet of Jeeps and escorts from the Linden Police Department.

In hopes of brightening the holiday for ...

Linden's Lydia Pernia Sworn in as CASA Volunteer for Foster Youth

ELIZABETH, NJ — A Linden woman, joined by eight others, make up the newest class of volunteer child advocates for CASA of Union County, a nonprofit organization advocating for the best interests of Union County youth removed from home due to abuse or neglect, and placed in foster care.

Lydia Pernia of Linden, Jacqui Lenner and Nicole Sandstedt of Westfield, Laurie Litterio of ...

TAPinto Linden Weekly Recap: Search for Burglary Suspect, Missing LPS Employee, & More

LINDEN, NJ - Did you by chance miss this past week's top stories??? Well here is an opportunity to check out what you've missed.

Linden Man Arrested for Robbery of Hackensack Convenience Store Clerk

Woman Killed and Others Injured in Early Morning Crash in Linden

Strong Winds Could Knock Out Power in Linden Sunday

Linden Resident Has Flourished As a Student And ...

Want to Improve Union County Parks? Send Comments to Parks Department By April 1

UNION COUNTY, NJ — With spring around the corner, it’s time to enjoy the county’s parks and tell officials what you think would make these open spaces better. 

The Union County Parks and Recreation Department is seeking feedback by April 1 on the master plan that will guide the county’s 6,200-acre park system for the next 10 years. 

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TAPinto Linden Weekly Recap: Missing Man Found, Tigers Basketball, Novel Set in the City, & More

LINDEN, NJ -  Did you by chance miss this past week's top stories??? Well here is an opportunity to check out what you've missed:

When To Cancel and Not to Cancel Your Vaccine Appointment in NJ

Linden Schools to go Virtual Learning for Week After Spring Break

New Novel Set in Linden Wins Indie Book Award

Union County Gov’t 3 Weeks From Getting J&J ...

Mayor Armstead to Host Easter Food Giveaway for 200 Linden Families

LINDEN, NJ - Mayor Derek Armstead, the Mayor’s Youth Commission, The Kanishka Foundation, the Mayor’s Office of Constituent Services, and Advanced Greek are hosting an Easter food drive for 200 Linden families in need.

Food must be picked up and pickup is scheduled for Wednesday, March 31st from 1:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. at the John T. Gregorio Center ...

TAPinto Linden Weekly Recap

LINDEN, NJ - Missed this past week's top stories??? Here is your chance to check out what you missed:

Linden Teacher Highlights Local Heroes for Black History Month (Videos)

Weather Service: Fast Winds, Soggy Ground Could Compromise Trees

Linden Police Seeking Assistance in Identifying a Suspect in Theft of Elderly Woman

Linden Teacher Selected as New Jersey Department of ...

TAPinto Linden Weekly Recap: Hybrid Learning, Summer Employment, and More

LINDEN, NJ - Missed this past week's top stories??? Here is your chance to check out what you missed:

Puff, Puff, Passed! Murphy Signs Bills to Legalize Marijuana in NJ

Linden Man Missing; Family Seeking the Public's Help

Girls Basketball: Lady Tigers Defeat North Plainfield 34-31

Applications Being Accepted for Summer Employment Opportunities in Linden

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More than 1.1 million additional Economic Impact Payments disbursed under the American Rescue Plan; payments total approximately 164 million

May 6, 2021

WASHINGTON — The Internal Revenue Service, the U.S. Department of the Treasury, and the Bureau of the Fiscal Service announced they are disbursing more than 1.1 million payments in the eighth batch of Economic Impact Payments from the American Rescue Plan.

The announcement brings the total disbursed so far to approximately 164 million payments, with a total value of approximately $386 ...

Streisand: Redefining Beauty, Femininty, and Power

Barbra Streisand: Redefining Beauty, Femininity, and Power by Neal Gabler. (Yale 

Univ. Press, 2016).

Stephen Spielberg: A Life in Films by Molly Haskell. (Yale Univ. Press, 2017)

 

My family complains each year at holiday time that I am impossible to buy gifts for. This is true because, usually, if I want something, I purchase it myself. They ask me for lists, but even ...

Find Your Green Thumb: NJ Experts Offer Tips for Starting a Kitchen Garden

May 8, 2021

NEW JERSEY — They don’t call this The Garden State for nothing.

Want to bring out your inner green thumb this season? There’s no better time than now to get started on a kitchen garden.

“There is no mastery of gardening, you just get better at guessing,” said Bloomfield’s L. Be. Sholar, who offers gardening tips on her blog, Farm-Based ...

Linden Roselle Sewerage Authority Currently Looking for a Purchasing/Contract Manager 

LINDEN/ROSELLE, NJ — The Linden-Roselle Sewerage Authority is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Purchasing/Contract Manager for a Public Authority in Linden, NJ. 

Responsibilities include administrating the Authority's purchasing system in conformance with the public purchasing law, reviewing bid specifications, review the performance of vendors and ...

Sample Ballots for Union County Voters Now Available Online

UNION COUNTY, NJ - Union County Clerk Joanne Rajoppi announced that sample ballots for the June 8 Primary Election can be viewed and downloaded on the County Clerk’s elections website unioncountyvotes.com, and through the Union County Votes app, a free download for all mobile devices.

This year voters have the option of voting in person at their polling place or using a Vote-by-Mail ...

Union County Expanding Regional Dispatch Center

UNION COUNTY, NJ — The county will expand its Emergency Services Regional Dispatch Center in Westfield, allowing more towns the option to use its services for fire, EMS, mutual aid and first responders. 

At Thursday’s virtual Board of County Commissioners meeting, commissioners awarded a $3.28 million contract to H&S Construction and Mechanical Inc., of Elizabeth, for ...

NJ TRANSIT Launches Partnership to Offer Free Rides to COVID-19 Vaccination Sites

NEWARK, NJ - NJ TRANSIT has announced a new partnership in a statement on May 4 to help get more New Jersey residents vaccinated. The partnership called VAXRide should help approximately 11,000 residents get free rides to both public and private vaccination destinations. 

Novartis, a NJ based healthcare company, is the program’s lead sponsor with a commitment of $120,000 for the ...

Union County Holds Free Document-Shredding Event on May 15

UNION COUNTY, NJ - Union County Board of County Commissioners reminds residents that the next mobile paper shredding event of 2021 will be held in New Providence on Saturday, May 15 for free, secure shredding of personal and confidential documents.

“Union County’s mobile document shredding service helps residents fight identity theft by providing a convenient way to shred ...