Government

April 27, 2020

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 - 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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LINDEN, NJ - The City of Linden is canceling all bulk pickups until further notice due to staffing changes and a shortage in manpower caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a post by Mayor Derek Armstead on Facebook. As an alternative, Linden residents can drop off their bulk trash on ...

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LINDEN, N.J. – A Linden man has been arrested for his role in a drug trafficking conspiracy in which he allegedly set up a drug mill in his apartment, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced Saturday. Brad Toby, 35, New Jersey, was arrested April 2, and charged by complaint with one count of ...

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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 - 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 - The Lions Club has cancelled its Fish Fry fundraiser scheduled March 27. The Fish Fry fundraiser is cancelled due to the current pandemic, and the interest of the communities' health.  Councilwoman Rhashonna Cosby, President of the Lions Club stated, "If you have paid for tickets, ...

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LINDEN, NJ - An update was sent out by Linden Police department on how the city is operating since the city's first confirmed case of the coronavirus. There still remains only one confirmed case of COVID-19 in the city.  As of March 17, in Union County there are 15 cases, and 267 confirmed cases ...

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 LINDEN, NJ - Due to limited information available regarding the CORONA virus and in the interest of public health, the 5th ward community meetings and events have been cancelled.  Attached is the revised ward event calendar.   Sign up for TAPinto Linden E-News alerts to be the first to read ...

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LINDEN, NJ - According to Mayor Derek Armstead, there is still only one confirmed case of the COVID-19 virus in Linden. Mayor Armstead sent out an advisory message Monday evening, with the latest COVID-19 update for the City of Linden. Read it here Starting March 18, Linden City Hall will be ...

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LINDEN, NJ - At Linden's Workshop meeting, it was advised that if anyone has any concerns regarding the pandemic they are welcome to email our health office at covid19@linden-nj.org. Also, if there are any "seniors" who have food insecurities Mayor Armstead has said they should call his office.

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UNION COUNTY, NJ - Due to the COVID-19 statewide public health emergency, the County of Union is open for essential business only.  Anyone wishing to visit on non-essential matters will not be allowed access to public buildings, and we encourage our residents to use our website (www.ucnj.org) for ...

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TRENTON, NJ – Aiming to assist workers who do not have access to paid leave during the COVID-19 outbreak, legislation sponsored by Assemblywomen Shavonda Sumter (D-Bergen, Passaic), Annette Chaparro (D-Hudson) and Annette Quijano (D-Union) to create the Temporary Lost Wage Unemployment Program was ...

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NEW JERSEY - Gov. Phil Murphy announced that New Jerseyans should not leave their homes from 8:00 pm to 5:00 am; recommending a statewide curfew for all residents, casinos, restaurants, bars, movie theaters, and gyms and businesses in an attempt to contain the spread of the corona virus.

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LINDEN, NJ - Many people have asked about an update on the one Linden COVID19 case and a possible notification of any public venues the person visited in the city.  The following is an update from our health officer. "Good Morning, Proper procedure has been followed and any one that is ...

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LINDEN, NJ - The Linden Public Library will be closed for at least the next  two weeks, due to COVID-19. Access to wifi will still be available from 8:45 am to 8:45 pm Monday – Thursday, and Friday and Saturday 8:45 am to 4:45 pm. If you have any questions please ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ - The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders advises residents that essential County services will continue to operate during the coronavirus COVID-19 outbreak, and that certain social services will be expanded or modified to provide assistance to those in need. In support of ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ--- In light of the public health emergency caused by the spread of Covid-19, the County of Union has moved this Wednesday's Fiscal Committee's budget hearing-originally scheduled for Rahway---to the County Administration Building in Elizabeth, where it will start as planned at 6 ...

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LINDEN, NJ - A donation from a local refining facility is playing a major part to ensure that traffic conditions are safe around Linden schools. The Phillips 66 Bayway Refinery donated $45,000 to the Police Department in October of last year which was used to purchase ten radar speed signs that ...

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WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) today awarded $36 million to public housing agencies, non-profit organizations, resident associations, and tribal grantees across the nation to hire or retain service coordinators who help connect all public housing residents ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ —The Fiscal Committee of the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders today announced a set of 3 open public hearings in March for the review of the 2020 Executive Budget.  All three hearings will begin at 6 p.m. and are as follows:   Wednesday, March 4th, 2020: ...

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LINDEN, NJ - Linden Police Department issued a traffic advisory Monday for the area of N. Stiles Street. Beginning at 8:00 p.m. February 24, N. Stiles Street will be closed to southbound traffic at W. Elizabeth Avenue for utility work.  This closure will go until 5:00 a.m. February 25.

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UNION COUNTY, NJ - Union County Freeholder Chair Mirabella announces “Union County 2020: Inclusion, Safety, and Outreach” Initiatives during 164th Annual County Government Reorganization Freeholder Vice Chairman Angel Estrada sworn in; Freeholders Granados and Kowalski begin new terms; ...

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LINDEN, NJ - The Linden Board of Education swore in three members at its annual reorganization meeting held on Thursday, Jan. 2. Newcomer Carlos A. Rivas and incumbents Sheenaider Guillaume and Gregory R. Martucci were sworn in to three-year terms. All were elected on Nov. 5. The new board ...

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LINDEN, NJ - David G. Brown II Appointed to NJ’s Association of Environmental Authorities Board of Directors. David G. Brown II, the Executive Director of the Linden-Roselle Sewerage Authority, has been appointed to the Board of Directors for the Association of Environmental Authorities.  Brown has ...

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ROSELLE, NJ - The Reorganization meeting for the City of Linden will be held on Tuesday, January 7, at 7:00 p.m. in the Council Chambers at Linden City Hall located at 301 N. Wood Avenue. Sign up for TAPinto Linden E-News alerts to be the first to read about all things Linden! Download the ...

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LINDEN, NJ - The City of Linden is looking to hire a Director of Parks and Recreation. The opening date to receive applications was December 15, 2019, and the last date to submit applications is January 16, 2020.  The salary for the position is $95,000 to $125,000 annually and the position ...

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