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Linden Public Schools Launches Free Mobile App for iPhone and Android Users

May 19, 2022

LINDEN, NJ - The Linden Public School District launched a new, free mobile app for iPhone and Android, providing parents with a one-stop shop for everything concerning Linden schools.

The app comes complete with features like daily and social media news, access to over 65 foreign languages, customizable push notifications and more.

The directory provides users the ability to find contact ...

Linden Middle School Students Took a Big Step and Built their own Computer

LINDEN, NJ - Students at a Linden middle school were unhappy about the level of power on the computers used daily, so they built a computer that they feel suits their needs.

Under the Linden Public Schools One-to-One technology policy, every student is given an Apple device for schoolwork. 

The students at McManus Middle School, with the help and guidance of technology teacher Howard ...

Linden’s Academy of Excellence Hosts Count the Calories Breakfast

LINDEN, NJ - Linden Public School’s Academy of Excellence recently hosted a special “Count the Calories Breakfast” to give students a chance to integrate science lessons into a real-life work experience and to bring guests from around the district together to socialize.

Many of the guests were district administrators and secretaries, who were honored for Administrative ...

Linden High School Athletics Earns National Honor for Coaches’ Commitment to Professional Development

LINDEN, NJ - Linden High School (LHS) has been awarded national honor roll status for its commitment to continual development of its athletics coaches which help them better lead and protect student athletes.

Linden High is one of just 95 schools across the country to meet the requirements for Level 1 of the Honor Roll Program of the National Federation of State High School ...

Linden Public School to Host Career Fair, Apr. 30

LINDEN, NJ - Linden Public Schools will be hosting a Career Fair for educators and support staff this week.

The event is taking place on Saturday, April 30, 2022, from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m at Linden High School located at 121 West St. George’s Avenue in Linden.  Attendees are asked to enter through the school gym entrance which is located on Ainsworth ...

Linden Public Schools Honored Among Best Communities for Music Education for the 8th Year

LINDEN, NJ - Linden Public Schools have been named among the Best Communities for Music Education in America for the eighth year in a row. Linden is one of just 738 districts across the country to be chosen for the prestigious honor for 2022.

The NAMM Foundation (National Association of Music Merchants) has recognized the district for its outstanding commitment to music education. Linden ...

Linden High School Students Take a ‘Cutting Edge’ Look at Business

LINDEN, NJ - The Linden High School Entrepreneurial Management Achievement Program (EMAP) recently visited a local manufacturing company to get an up-close look at business in action.

The trip to Cutting Edge Industries on West St. Georges Avenue in Linden on April 5 gave EMAP students a reality education by allow them to see all facets of their operation, from manufacturing to retails sales ...


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New Brunswick Mayor Cahill Urges Approval of RWJBarnabas Health Transaction with Saint Peter’s HealthCare System

New Brunswick, NJ – New Brunswick Mayor James M. Cahill has thrown his support behind the transaction between Saint Peter’s HealthCare System (“Saint Peter’s”) and RWJBarnabas Health (“RWJBH”), which will lead to the creation of a premier academic medical center (“premier AMC”) in New Brunswick.

“Today, New Brunswick residents in need ...

NJ Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Supports RWJBarnabas Health Transaction with Saint Peter’s HealthCare System

New Brunswick, NJ – The Statewide Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of New Jersey ("SHCCNJ") threw its support behind the proposed transaction between RWJBarnabas Health (“RWJBH”) and St. Peter's HealthCare System, which will lead to the creation of a premier academic medical center (“premier AMC”) in New Brunswick. 

In a letter to the Federal Trade ...

African American Chamber of Commerce Supports RWJBH Transaction with St. Peters

New Brunswick, NJ – Access to quality medical care in New Jersey is vital to underserved populations. That's why the African American Chamber of Commerce of New Jersey (“AACCNJ”) announced its support for the proposed transaction between RWJBarnabas Health (“RWJBH”) and Saint Peter’s Healthcare System in New Brunswick, which will lead to the creation of New ...

RWJBarnabas Health, Saint Peter’s Healthcare System Vision to Create NJ’s First Premier Academic Medical Center Gets State Approval

New Brunswick, NJ – RWJBarnabas Health (“RWJBH”) and Saint Peter’s Healthcare System (“Saint Peter’s”) announced that the State of New Jersey has approved their transaction to create New Jersey’s first premier academic medical center (“premier AMC”) located in New Brunswick.

“This is a tremendous milestone in a years-long ...

Don’t Forget to B.Y.O. Bag Starting Wednesday, May 4

On Wednesday, May 4, a new state law called the “Bag Ban” goes into effect. When it does, supermarkets will not hand out any free, single-use paper or plastic shopping bags. Customers will have to bring their own shopping bags, or purchase them at the supermarket.

Other retail stores and restaurants can continue to provide free paper shopping bags, but they will not be allowed to ...

The Gateway Family YMCA Announces New Superhero Workshop for Children with Special Needs

May 19, 2022

The Gateway Family YMCA announced an exciting and unique new program, designed specifically for children with special needs and their parents.  The Superhero Workshop is a collaboration with the Maker Depot Academy, and offers a 4-week program where children will use their imagination and creative skills to design their own superhero.  At the end of the session, children will have a ...

Unmasked: My Life Solving Cold Cases by Paul Holes

Unmasked: My Life Solving America’s Cold Cases  by Paul Holes with Robin Gaby Fisher. (Celadon, 2022)


Let’s start with this fact. I didn’t sleep for two nights while reading Unmasked: My Life Solving America’s Cold Cases by retired detective Paul Holes and Robin Gaby Fisher. Although the book is an autobiography about Holes’ life as an investigator ...

New Jersey Primary 2022, Once Again the Competition is Limited

May 20, 2022

The vote-by-mail primary ballots are distributed by the Union County Clerk’s office.  Once again, as in most years, there are very few selections available on the ballots.  New Jersey has a semi-closed primary system.  This means that a voter generally must be registered with a party to vote in that party’s primary.  An unaffiliated voter can ...

VIDEO: Hasbrouck Heights Scouts Clean the Community, Scholarships Awarded in South Plainfield, Rahway Educator Honored and Westfield Boy Scout Proposes Life-Saving Station

May 20, 2022

NEW JERSEY - The Girl and Boy Scouts of Hasbrouck Heights join together to clean their community. Plus, several Girl Scouts in South Plainfield receive scholarships. Also, a Rahway superintendent is honored. And a Westfield Boy Scout proposes a life-saving station near a local pond.

TAPinto's Kristina Behr has today's Now in New Jersey, Powered by TAPinto, brought to you ...

Linden Under Heat Advisory Saturday; Tips to Stay Cool and Safe

LINDEN, NJ — The heat is on.

With temperatures expected to soar, Westfield will be under a heat advisory Saturday from noon until 8 p.m., the National Weather Service said.

Heat index values of up to 100 degrees are expected, it said.

The National Weather Service offers the following tips to beat the heat:

Slow down: Reduce, eliminate or reschedule strenuous activities ...

EBPD: Two Township Girls Missing

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - The East Brunswick Police Department is seeking the public's assistance with locating Jessica Wright-Schober, 15,of East Brunswick, N.J and Allia Blackstone, 15, of East Brunswick, NJ

Jessica Wright-Schober is described as a black female, 15 years old, 5'5", 115lbs, long black braided hair, unknown clothing description.

Allia ...

Assemblywomen Introduce Bill Package Tightening Punishment for Car Thieves

NEW JERSEY — The Garden State Parkway was shut down last week for miles after a crash caused by a police chase involving a car that was reported stolen. One of the suspects fled on foot through Clark. Officers caught up with him, arrested him and three other suspects who were then turned over to State Police. 

A similar incident occurred a few days later in Holmdel, ...

UPDATE: Linden Bank Robbery Suspect Arrested; Identified as Rahway Woman

LINDEN, NJ - A 41-year-old woman from Rahway is under arrest after she allegedly robbed a local bank on Wednesday morning.

According to Linden Police, at about 8:30 a.m. on Wednesday, May 18, 2022, a woman reportedly entered the Northfield Bank, located at 501 N. Wood Ave.

The woman approached the counter, told the teller that she had a gun, and demanded money. The woman left the bank ...

New Jersey Warns of Price Gouging During Nationwide Baby Formula Shortage

NEWARK, NJ —New Jersey's Acting Attorney General and the Division of Community Affairs (DCA) are warning customers and merchants statewide about price gouging and any fraud dealing with the sale of baby formula in New Jersey.

“The current baby formula shortage may have scammers and unscrupulous vendors coming out of the woodwork to take advantage of parents at a vulnerable ...