Community Happenings

August 1, 2019

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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LINDEN, NJ -  The Linden Public Library will be hosting blood drives on the second Monday of each month 12:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m in an effort to collect blood donations for those in need. The events will be held at the Linden Public Library located at 31 E. Henry Street in Linden. For ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ - The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders reminds residents that the free summer entertainment and film series Family Fun & Flix continues on Tuesday, July 16 with fan favorite Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation at Warinanco Park, in Elizabeth. “Family Fun and Flix ...

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Union County, NJ– The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders is proud to announce the dates for the upcoming Summer Arts Concert series and highly anticipated Family Fun & Flix film series. “Our free summer events are sure to have something for every member of the family to enjoy”, said ...

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LINDEN, NJ - Mayor Derek Armstead and the Linden City Council invites residents to the Grand Re-Opening and Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for Wales Park. The event is set to take place on Sunday July 7, from 1:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m at Curtis Street off of Wood Avenue. The ribbon cutting will take ...

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LINDEN, NJ - Looking for fun things to do this week for Independence Day? Below you can find dates and locations where Independence Day festivities will be held near the Linden area: Wednesday, July 3rd The Borough of Roselle Park will be hosting their Annual Independence Day Celebration ...

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LINDEN, NJ - For the fifth year in a row, the City of Linden held its annual Outdoor Music Festival on North Wood Avenue to a crowd of hundreds of dance music party-goers of all ages and sizes. Although rain threatened to damper the festivities, the festival went off without a hitch. Those that ...

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Union County, NJ – The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders is pleased to announce the launch of a new program to help combat substance use, reduce overdose deaths and reduce relapses in Union County. Called Union County Helping Hands 365 (UCHH365), the program is designed to improve access to ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ – Union County residents seeking reliable information about services for adults age 60 and older will have a choice of eight (8) dates and locations in July to speak with staff from the county’s Department of Human Services, Division on Aging.  Staff will be present at public ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ - The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders reminds residents that income-eligible seniors age 60 and up can apply for a total of $25.00 in free vouchers for use at local farmers markets. The vouchers can be redeemed for fresh fruits, vegetables and herbs at any participating ...

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LINDEN, NJ - Summer is here and with it comes the Linden Outdoor Dance Festival, a free music event that draws people from all over the state to the city.  Dance music fans are invited to bring their dancing shoes and enjoy a full day of live music and DJ sets, as well as a diverse marketplace with ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ - In recognition of June as LGBTQ Pride month, the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders invites residents to participate in the next two Pride events organized by the Union County Office of LGBTQ Affairs as Union County joins communities across the county to honor and recognize ...

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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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LINDEN, NJ – Democratic Municipal Chairman Nicholas P. Scutari charged City Councilwoman Lisa Ormon with “blatant nepotism that raises serious ethical issues” for her casting the deciding vote to give her brother, Mayor Derek Armstead, a $26,000 retroactive pay raise and a $25,575 “bonus ...

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LINDEN, NJ - Union County Superior Court Judge Katherine Dupuis ordered Paul Coates be immediately sworn in as Councilman for Linden’s 8th Ward. Linden Democratic Chairman & State Senator Nicholas Scutari: “I am clearly disappointed in Mayor Armstead’s shameful and arrogant actions which led ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ - The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders is set to host the second annual LGBTQ Pride Flag Raising Ceremony event on Monday, June 3 at 1:00 p.m. on the steps of the Union County Courthouse located at 2 Broad Street in Elizabeth. “Raising the rainbow flag at the County ...

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LINDEN, NJ - The Union County Freeholder Board invites families and residents to the grand opening of the Wheeler Park Spray Park—the largest of its kind in the County system---in Linden on Saturday, May 25. Doors are open from 11 a.m-7 p.m., and admission is free to the state-of-the art ...

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LINDEN, NJ - School No. 5 student Adriana Fernandez won first place among all fourth-graders in the “Young Writers of Union County” poetry contest celebrating Arbor Day. Adriana’s poem is titled “My Pear Tree” and centers around how much joy the tree brings her. “I tried to talk about how ...

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ROSELLE, NJ - Ariana Eastwood, a student at Linden High School, will receive the Leadership Award at Concrete Rose Project's 2nd Annual Hidden Figures Youth Excellence Awards on Friday. Eastwood, a senior at Linden High School has a 4.1 GPA and is a member of the Chinese National Honor Society ...

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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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UNION COUNTY, NJ  — There’s no way to predict when or where an accident will happen. That’s why the American Red Cross needs donors to give blood and platelets during Trauma Awareness Month this May and throughout the year to help ensure that trauma centers are prepared the moment an injured ...

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Union County, NJ – The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders announced that grants have been awarded to 42 garden projects in 14 municipalities through the Union County Means Green Community Garden Grants program.  Linden among municipalities to be awarded. “Through the UC Means Green ...

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LINDEN, NJ - The Linden Board of Education unanimously approved a budget on Thursday, April 25, that calls for no tax increase on city residents. The budget also includes no new or existing debt. The total operating budget of $134,673,315 covers all educational, personnel and other spending for ...

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LINDEN, NJ - Linden Councilman John Francis Roman united with residents in town to raise money for a microchip scanner to be used to find lost pets in the city. The issue was brought to Roman's attention when Linden resident, Vanesa Scozzarro- Reyes, posted an inquiry on the Facebook page ...

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LINDEN, NJ - Linden Public Schools will host a “Make Cancer Disappear” magic and comedy show on Friday, May 3, to benefit the families of two students battling cancer. The show at McManus Middle School at 6:30 p.m. will feature comedian John Pizzi and magician Joe Holiday and will benefit the ...

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