Community Happenings

September 18, 2020

LINDEN, NJ - The decision to convert a large portion of the NJ Transit/QuickChek parking lot on Wood Avenue into a new apartment complex was passed during the City Council meeting on Tuesday. Based on comments from Council members and the Mayor, the driving force behind this idea was to ...

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LINDEN, NJ - With lines at local New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission (NJMVC) offices likely to be a nightmare, here is an opportunity for Linden residents to take advantage of services without having to drive to the NJMVC. The NJMVC "Agency On Wheels" Mobile Unit will be at Aviation Plaza (1200 ...

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LINDEN, NJ - Linden Department of Parks & Recreation announced its Senior Citizens fall lecture series line up for the Fall 2020 season. Residents 50 years of age or older are eligible to sign up for sessions and each session is stand-alone and participants can sign up for one or ...

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LINDEN, NJ – The City of Linden is mourning the loss of Jayanna Rosechelle Francois, a Linden student who was discovered dead earlier this month in the lake at Warinanco Park in Roselle. Mayor Derek Armstead confirmed the death of Francois and provided details for the funeral arrangements for ...

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LINDEN, NJ - According to a Nixle alert sent by Linden Police Department, South Wood Avenue will be closed southbound between Linden Avenue & Route 1 for emergency sewer repair on Tuesday and Wednesday from 7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Northbound traffic will not be affected.  There will be no ...

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UPDATED INFORMATION: The missing child has been found. ------------ LINDEN, NJ - A 13-year-old Linden boy is missing and the family, along with authorities are seeking the help of the public to find him.  According to a post on Mayor Derek Armstead's Facebook page, Kyle Edmonds was last ...

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LINDEN, NJ - Linden Department of Parks and Recreation announced that the City of Linden Summer Concert Series will begin for Linden residents on Tuesday, July 7 at 7:30 p.m.  The concerts are held at the Raymond Wood Bauer Promenade located at 400 North Wood Avenue and will begin with country ...

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LINDEN, NJ - In observance of the July 4 holiday there will be no normal collection/pickup on July 3, due to the City of Linden will be closed, according to an alert sent by city officials. Although there will be no collection for that day, the DPW Bulk Trash Yard and the Recycling Center will ...

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LINDEN, NJ - The Linden Public Library will begin offering contact-free curbside pick-up to patrons on Monday, June 22. Patrons can begin placing their items on hold through their account at www.Lindenpl.org and the library staff will fulfill the order and call to make an appointment for pick ...

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LINDEN, NJ - Here's a recap of this past week's top news story in case you missed anything. Read the stories by clicking the links below: Linden High School Celebrates 441 Graduates at Virtual Graduation Linden Board of Education Approves First Black Female Superintendent of ...

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LINDEN, NJ - With this past week kicking off the month of June, here is an opportunity to check out the top local stories from TAPinto Linden. Crowd of Hundreds Join Student-Led Protest Against Police Brutality and Racial Injustice in Linden Linden Man, 22, Shot Fatally Early Friday Morning ...

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LINDEN, NJ - Hundreds gathered in Linden to peacefully take the streets following the killing of George Floyd, an unarmed Black man who died at the hands of four Minnesota police officers on May 25. Organized and led by Linden High School senior Andrea Dominguez and the Linden Class of 2020, the ...

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LINDEN, NJ - Residents are invited and city officials are preparing for a peaceful protest on Thursday, June 4, amid feelings of outrage and despair after the killing of Minneapolis resident, George Floyd. Floyd was murdered by Minneapolis Police Officer Derek Chauvin on May 25.  The video went ...

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LINDEN, NJ - Linden High School has plenty in store for the graduating Class of 2020 and the student officers couldn't be happier to announce the festivities. Things will kick off with the Linden High School virtual graduation ceremony will be on Tuesday, June 16, at 6:00 p.m. on the district’s ...

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LINDEN, NJ - Another full week of coverage brings another weekly recap. Continue to keep up with us for the best local coverage from the past week in Linden: Authorities Investigating Double Stabbing in Linden Latest COVID Figures from Linden and the State Improve Community Gardening ...

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LINDEN, NJ - Another week means another opportunity to receive local news from TAPinto Linden. Here's a review of last week's news: Murphy: Groups of 25 Can Now Gather Outdoors Design and Build a Garden Anywhere with Free Online Help from the Experts in Union County Traffic Advisory: ...

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LINDEN, NJ - Linden High School's head softball coach has proven how important her graduating seniors are by finding a creative way to celebrate them during the COVID-19 pandemic. Coach Valerie Tauriello celebrated her graduating seniors who couldn't set foot on the field by hand-picking dirt ...

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LINDEN, NJ - With graduation ceremonies for the public to attend cancelled due to social distancing, TAPinto Linden is offering parents of graduates and the community at large, the opportunity to highlight this momentous occasion by featuring their graduate on TAPinto Linden. To make this an ...

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LINDEN, NJ - Haven't had the chance to catch up on last week's stories? Take a moment to catch up by clicking on the link to the full stories below. Elective Surgeries in NJ to Soon Resume as Hospitals Off of ‘Crisis Footing’ Man Arrested for Aggravated Arson and Terroristic Threats in ...

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LINDEN, NJ - Linden High School (LHS) juniors hosted a fundraiser in which they sold socks to raise money to buy a prosthetic leg for someone in need. The effort was spearheaded by student Michelle Gaston as part of her Creativity, Activity and Service (CAS) project, a requirement for students ...

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LINDEN, NJ - Linden's Sixth Ward Councilman John Francis Roman came up with an idea that he could use his social media to raise money for the nurses in Union County. With Nurse Appreciation Week May 6 to May 12 and his hair continuing to grow longer due to lack of access to local barbershops ...

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LINDEN, NJ- Joseph E. Soehl Middle School in Linden has converted its Little Free Libraries into miniature food pantries during the current health crisis. With the coronavirus raising concerns about the safety of using the little free libraries’ books and the difficulty families are experiences ...

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LINDEN, NJ - Being a working mom is hard. Being a working mom to six kids is harder. And being a working mom to six kids during a global pandemic seems impossible. But this is Dallas Austin’s life. Austin, a native of Linden, is a Seasonal Learning Trainer at Amazon’s Edison Fulfillment Center ...

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LINDEN, NJ - Linden's School No. 9 hosted Fun Friday to increase unity and boost morale with staff members and school families during at-home learning. Students and staff took the time to connect virtually through an interactive trivia game called Kahoot, which the students accessed on their ...

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LINDEN, NJ - The Galloping Hill Cruisers will hold their first drive-thru food drive fundraiser to benefit the City of Linden food pantries, who are in desperate need of support during the COVID-19 pandemic. Residents can drop off non-perishable items on Sunday, May 3, curbside in front ...

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LINDEN, NJ - Two school nurses employed by Linden Public Schools have joined Union County's fight against COVID-19 by volunteering in a big way. Elizabeth Radil of School No. 6 and Colleen Goeller of the Central Registration Office are both working to assist coronavirus efforts in addition to ...

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LINDEN, NJ - Beginning on Monday, April 20, Uptown Linden will begin their farmer's market in front of Linden City Hall. The market will offer pre-order, drive-up/pick-up service on pre-packaged bags of seasonal vegetables and fruit. To order, go ...

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LINDEN, NJ - The City of Linden is canceling all bulk pickups until further notice due to staffing changes and a shortage in manpower caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a post by Mayor Derek Armstead on Facebook. As an alternative, Linden residents can drop off their bulk trash on ...

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LINDEN, NJ – As the number of COVID-19 cases continue to rise, a Linden pharmacy owner thought it was important to donate personal protective equipment (PPE) to those working on the frontline. Vinit Parikh, owner of St. Georges Family Pharmacy, contacted Sixth Ward Councilman John Francis Roman ...

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LINDEN, NJ - Journalists around the world have had to learn to cope with working separately to get their jobs done during the COVID-19 outbreak. The student broadcasters at Linden High School are no different. Students in the school’s TV/Digital Media advanced class – along with all of their ...

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