Community Happenings

November 18, 2019

UNION COUNTY, NJ - Union County residents of all ages are invited to the Warinanco Sports Center on Sunday, December 8 for a special Celebrate the Season event. “Union County is pleased to support this program for the holiday season,” said Freeholder Chair Bette Jane Kowalski. “Celebrate the ...

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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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LINDEN, NJ - Councilwoman Rhashonna Cosby said, "Thank you " to the residents of the 5th Ward of Linden for participating in yesterday's, November 5, 2019 general election.  Councilwoman Cosby won her seat for three more years.  Councilwoman Cosby said, "I am honored to return to the office of 5th ...

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LINDEN, NJ - It’s time to fall back as Daylight Saving Time comes to an end, and we'd like to remind our readers to turn their clocks back one hour at 2 a.m., Sunday morning. Daylight saving time starts on the second Sunday in March and ends on the first Sunday in November. While most people ...

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LINDEN, NJ - The Fifth Annual Car, Truck & Bike Show has been rescheduled for Sunday, November 3, 2019, at Aviation Plaza, 601 W. Edgar Rd., from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00  p.m. The event is a scholarship fundraiser in memory of Officer Frank Viggiano and Jose Rodriguez. All proceeds benefit the ...

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LINDEN, NJ - The Linden Halloween Parade Committee in conjunction with the Linden Parks and Recreation Department and the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders are hosting the annual Halloween parade through downtown Linden on Sunday, Nov. 3 at 2:00 p.m. The event was originally scheduled for ...

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LINDEN, NJ - The Kiwanis Club of Linden will host its annual Taste of Linden fundraiser that takes place on Tuesday, October 29 at 5:30 p.m. Several restaurants will be participating in the event which will be held at the Grand Banquet Hall located at 12 North Stiles Street. Admission to the ...

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LINDEN, NJ - Two little leaguers had a magical summer that led to them being honored at the Linden Board of Education meeting on September 26. When Louis Aponte and Santiago Alvarez returned to McManus Middle School in , no one Linden, no one needed to ask them how they spent their summer.

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Union County, NJ — The Union County Freeholder Board is pleased to present a special lecture on the life of Admiral William F. Halsey—an Elizabeth native—and one of America’s greatest war leaders. This event will be held at the Admiral William F. Halsey Junior Health and Public Safety ...

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Just “ASK” for Information About Senior Services in Union County (Union County, NJ) - Union County residents seeking information about services available for adults age 60 and older will have a choice of six (6) dates and locations in October to speak with staff from the county’s Department of ...

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LINDEN, NJ - Linden High School teacher Anthony Fischetti has taken over as coordinator of the International Baccalaureate program, the school’s most academically challenging course of study. Fischetti, who also continues to teach Italian and Intro to Education, takes over for the ...

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LINDEN, NJ - Linden Public School appoints a familiar face as their new director of math and vocational and technical subjects. Richard Molinaro always made the most of his opportunities to connect with students as principal at Soehl Middle School in Linden. He took photos with the students of ...

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LINDEN, NJ - The City of Linden is set to host its Inaugural Polish Heritage Day Festival on Saturday, October 5th, from 3:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., at the Raymond Wood Bauer Promenade on Wood Avenue. Enjoy authentic Polish food, live Polish Folk Music and DJ, a beer & wine tent, Polish vendors ...

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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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Union County, NJ — The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders wishes to remind residents about the many exciting programs coming up during the Department of Parks and Recreation’s Fall 2019 season. “Union County has a variety of events for residents of all ages, allowing them to experience and ...

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LINDEN, NJ - Direct Energy has a large office in Woodbridge and the employees collected school supplies to help students in Linden prepare for the new school year. This was a part of the Mayor’s event “Back ‘Pack’ to School for You”. Direct Energy partnered with Linden’s Mayor Armstead to help ...

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LINDEN, NJ - Registration has officially begun for the City of Linden's Department of Parks & Recreation Fall season. The department offers a variety of classes for youth, adults and senior citizens, in such areas as tennis, soccer, karate, art, girls softball clinic, ceramics, pilates & ...

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Union County, NJ – The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders is pleased to present the first program in the “Trailside Talks” series, “Hawk Watch,” on Sunday, September 15 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at Trailside Nature and Science Center in Mountainside. This free program is open to adults ...

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LINDEN, NJ - The City of Linden Summer Concert Series, continues on Tuesday, September 3 at 7:30 p.mm at the Raymond Wood Bauer Promenade, 400 North Wood Ave. when Epic Soul performs their soul and rhythm and blues songs. The concert series continues through September 17 and features a range of ...

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LINDEN, NJ – The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders announceD that the next two free mobile paper shredding events of 2019 for personal and confidential documents will be held on September 12 in Linden  “Union County’s mobile document shredding service helps residents fight identity theft ...

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LINDEN/ROSELLE, NJ - The Linden Roselle Sewerage Authority is seeking qualified candidates for the full-time, entry level position of Skilled Laborer.  This is a full-time position that entails shift work 7 days a week.  Preference is given to residents of the City of Linden and the Borough of ...

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CLARK, NJ - The 9th Annual Motorcycle Run and Car Show to benefit the Jason's Friends Foundation will be held at Oak Ridge Park on September 22.  The event starts at 9:00 a.m. and ends at 4:00 p.m.   Admission is free, although donations to the fund are welcomed.    According to their website, ...

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LINDEN, NJ - The City of Linden Summer Concert Series, continues on Tuesday, August 13 at 7:30 pm at the Raymond Wood Bauer Promenade, 400 North Wood Ave. when the Mushmouth performs. The concert series continues through September 17 and features a range of musical offering including rock, ...

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LINDEN/ROSELLE, NJ - The Linden Roselle Sewerage Authority is seeking qualified candidates for the full time position of Wastewater Sewerage Treatment Plant Operator.  This is a full-time position that entails shift work 7 days a week.  Candidate must have a High School diploma or obtained the ...

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LINDEN, NJ - New Leaders Council New Jersey (NLC NJ) today announced that Katlyn Wojtowicz ‘17, and Stephanie Brown ‘17, have been elected to serve as Chapter Director and Deputy Chapter Director, respectively. Wojtowicz succeeds outgoing Chapter Director, Katie Brennan ‘14, who has served as ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ – One lucky ticket matched all five numbers drawn winning the $346,430 Jersey Cash 5 jackpot from the Monday, July 29 drawing. The winning numbers were: 04, 11, 14, 16 and 26 and the XTRA number was: 03. The lucky retailer that sold the winning ticket was EZ Chek Food ...

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LINDEN, NJ - Mayor Derek Armstead, in collaboration with the Mayor’s Youth Commission, Department of Parks and Recreation, local businesses and community based partners, presents Back “Pack” to School for You on Monday, August 26, 2019 at the Raymond Wood Bauer Promenade from 5:30 p.m. until 8:00 ...

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LINDEN, NJ - The Special Needs Night at Wheeler Spray is cancelled due to the threat of severe weather. For more information about recreation programs for people with special needs and disabilities, visit ucnj.org/human-services or contact Manuel Ramirez, Director, at mramirez@ucnj.org or ...

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