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Are You Eligible for Tuition-Free College at Union County College? Classes Start Jan. 22

January 13, 2019

CRANFORD – Union County residents who are interested in attending Union County College tuition-free for the spring 2019 semester should fill out the free application and apply for financial aid as soon as possible. In September, at Union’s Cranford campus, Governor Murphy announced that Union was one of the 13 New Jersey community colleges that would be participating in the pilot ...

McManus Middle School Kicking Off Flag Football with NFL Play 60

LINDEN, NJ - McManus Middle School in Linden was awarded a grant from the NFL Play 60 organization to bring the action and activity of flag football to physical education class.  

McManus got 50 flags, 10 footballs, four kicking tees, and a curriculum book. The flags are worn around the waists of players, and a player is considered “tackled” when another ...

Linden School District receives Union County STEM Award

Linden, NJ – The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders awarded grants to the elementary and middle schools in Linden School District.

The program launched under Freeholder Chairman Granados’ “Moving Union County Forward” Plant-A-Seed initiative with the goal of enabling local school districts to enhance STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) ...

Linden School No. 9 and School No. 10 Give Comfort to those in Need through a Pajama Drive

LINDEN, NJ -  Deerfield School No. 9 and Highland Avenue School No. 10 collected a total of 415 new pairs of pajamas during this year's pajama drive.

The pajamas will be distributed to children in uncertain situations to help them feel cozy and warm at bedtime.  

The Pajama drive was organized by Scholastic Book Club in cooperation with the Pajama Program, a non-profit ...

New Head Coaches bring Optimism to Linden Boys and Girls Basketball

LINDEN, NJ - New head coaches are stepping up at Linden High School for both the boys and girls programs.

Each one is a former assistant coach. James Harper is taking over the girls program after having been an assistant coach for two years under Jason Fekete, who was promoted to Vice Principal this summer.

On the boys side, Anthony Drejaj has been an assistant ...

Linden’s School District Spreading Joy through ‘Caroling for a Cause’

LINDEN, NJ - Members of the Linden Public Schools family traveled around the City of Linden, on Dec. 10 “Caroling for a Cause,” spreading joy with holiday music and accepting donations for the district’s third annual holiday toy and gift drive.

Three buses transported carolers along with Santa Claus – around the city to visit homes ...

Linden High School Receives 2nd Bomb Threat in One Week, Thursday morning

LINDEN, NJ - Linden Police Department responded for the second time this week to Linden High School on reports of a bomb threat, Thursday morning.

According to authorities, students were evacuated from the main building to the Academy building across the street after a bomb threat was received by school officials.

Union County bomb squad and K-9 units were at the ...

Linden High School in Shelter-in-Place Friday Morning

LINDEN, NJ - Students at Linden High School were forced to shelter-in-place for several hours following a bomb threat made at approximately 8:45 am, Friday morning.

According to authorities, school officials received the threat and immediately notified the Linden Police Department.

Students were sheltered-in-place at the school while police responded to the threat. During a ...

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