Coronavirus News

May 12, 2020

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 - 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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TRENTON, NJ -- Gov. Murphy announced another 3,457 positive test results since Friday for a statewide total of 105,523, but said that as we look at the curve of new COVID-19 cases, we see continued flattening. However, he again wanted not to ease up one bit on social distancing. "We know that ...

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LINDEN, NJ - As of Wednesday, city officials have received notice of 6 new deaths, bringing the Linden total to 42, according to the city's COVID-19 live Google document. Mayor Derek Armstead wrote in a post on his Facebook page, "To date a total of 42 people ranging in ages 48 to 93 have lost ...

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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 - Due to the COVID-19 health crisis, the Linden City Council will hold its regular meeting and budget hearing virtually on Tuesday, April 21 at 7:00 p.m. During the March 17 meeting, the Council voted to introduce the municipal budget which promises Linden residents a 0% tax increase ...

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Union County, NJ - As of this weekend, the Union County COVID-19 Drive-Thru Center has surpassed 7,000 tests to Union County residents, emergency responders and medical personnel from more than 180 municipalities in New Jersey. The first responders and medical personnel have come from as far south ...

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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 — Mayor Derek Armstead is asking the Linden community to join him in a city-wide silent prayer and moment of silence in memory of the residents who have passed away due to the coronavirus COVID-19. In a post on his Facebook page, Armstead shared the gif animation with details for the ...

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WASHINGTON, DC — FEMA announced that federal emergency aid has been made available for the state of New Jersey to supplement the state and local recovery efforts in the areas affected by the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic beginning on January 20, 2020, and continuing. The ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ – This April marks the fourth month of an initiative started this year by Assemblywoman Linda Carter (D-Middlesex, Somerset, Union) to send personalized birthday cards to Plainfield’s senior citizens every month. “My hope is these birthday cards spark some extra joy in people’s ...

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LINDEN, NJ - The count of people in the city with confirmed cases of the coronavirus, COVID-19 rose to 31 with one case that resulted in death, according to the latest city update this afternoon.  The update, provided by Mayor Derek Armstead and the City Council, noted Murphy’s executive order ...

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LINDEN, NJ - Sisters & Brothers Emergency Food Pantry will be open Thursday @ 3pm  located at 1318 East St. Georges Ave ​ Valid ID is required Sign up for TAPinto Linden E-News alerts to be the first to read about all things Linden! Download the FREE TAPinto App!  Click here for ...

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LINDEN, NJ - Due to high claim volume, for unemployment benefits - Steps  have been taken to ensure the stability of online application. Please claim weekly benefit according to the schedule below. (If you are filing a new claim or reopening an existing claim, you can do so online ...

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LINDEN, NJ - Linden Public Schools have invited all staff and families to display rainbows or other uplifting artwork in their doors and windows for the community to see as the district enters its second week of home learning. The point of the displays is to show everyone that the district ...

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ROSELLE, NJ - New Destiny, CDC located in Roselle, NJ spread hope and cheer this past weekend by distributing packages of food, toiletries, dairy products, fresh fruit, and feminine products to over 400 residents (individuals) of Union and Essex County on Saturday, March 21, 2020.   While the ...

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LINDEN, NJ - As of Sunday evening, there has been ten confirmed COVID-19 cases and one coronavirus-related death in Linden, officials confirm.  Mayor Derek Armstead wrote in a post on Facebook, “It saddens me to report we now have one confirmed death in the City of Linden.  Our total confirmed ...

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