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Linden Police Department's Youth Police Academy Set to Return This July

May 5, 2021

LINDEN, NJ - Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Linden Police Department's Youth Academy was unable to resume in 2020 but announced that it will be returning this July.

The academy will begin Monday, July 12 and conclude on Friday, July 16 and is for students graduating grades 6-8 this school year.

Registration will be available in the coming weeks, but space is limited.

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Fatal Incident in Linden Under Investigation

LINDEN, NJ - A fatal incident that took place in Linden early Monday morning is under active investigation, according to Acting Union County Prosecutor Lyndsay V. Ruotolo and Linden Police Chief David Hart.

The victim has been identified as 42-year-old Bruce Edward Ham Jr.

Shortly before 2:00 a.m. on Monday, April 5, members of the Linden Police Department responded to a scene on the ...

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More than 1.1 million additional Economic Impact Payments disbursed under the American Rescue Plan; payments total approximately 164 million

May 6, 2021

WASHINGTON — The Internal Revenue Service, the U.S. Department of the Treasury, and the Bureau of the Fiscal Service announced they are disbursing more than 1.1 million payments in the eighth batch of Economic Impact Payments from the American Rescue Plan.

The announcement brings the total disbursed so far to approximately 164 million payments, with a total value of approximately $386 ...

Streisand: Redefining Beauty, Femininty, and Power

Barbra Streisand: Redefining Beauty, Femininity, and Power by Neal Gabler. (Yale 

Univ. Press, 2016).

Stephen Spielberg: A Life in Films by Molly Haskell. (Yale Univ. Press, 2017)

 

My family complains each year at holiday time that I am impossible to buy gifts for. This is true because, usually, if I want something, I purchase it myself. They ask me for lists, but even ...

Find Your Green Thumb: NJ Experts Offer Tips for Starting a Kitchen Garden

May 8, 2021

NEW JERSEY — They don’t call this The Garden State for nothing.

Want to bring out your inner green thumb this season? There’s no better time than now to get started on a kitchen garden.

“There is no mastery of gardening, you just get better at guessing,” said Bloomfield’s L. Be. Sholar, who offers gardening tips on her blog, Farm-Based ...

Linden Roselle Sewerage Authority Currently Looking for a Purchasing/Contract Manager 

LINDEN/ROSELLE, NJ — The Linden-Roselle Sewerage Authority is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Purchasing/Contract Manager for a Public Authority in Linden, NJ. 

Responsibilities include administrating the Authority's purchasing system in conformance with the public purchasing law, reviewing bid specifications, review the performance of vendors and ...

Sample Ballots for Union County Voters Now Available Online

UNION COUNTY, NJ - Union County Clerk Joanne Rajoppi announced that sample ballots for the June 8 Primary Election can be viewed and downloaded on the County Clerk’s elections website unioncountyvotes.com, and through the Union County Votes app, a free download for all mobile devices.

This year voters have the option of voting in person at their polling place or using a Vote-by-Mail ...

Union County Expanding Regional Dispatch Center

UNION COUNTY, NJ — The county will expand its Emergency Services Regional Dispatch Center in Westfield, allowing more towns the option to use its services for fire, EMS, mutual aid and first responders. 

At Thursday’s virtual Board of County Commissioners meeting, commissioners awarded a $3.28 million contract to H&S Construction and Mechanical Inc., of Elizabeth, for ...

NJ TRANSIT Launches Partnership to Offer Free Rides to COVID-19 Vaccination Sites

NEWARK, NJ - NJ TRANSIT has announced a new partnership in a statement on May 4 to help get more New Jersey residents vaccinated. The partnership called VAXRide should help approximately 11,000 residents get free rides to both public and private vaccination destinations. 

Novartis, a NJ based healthcare company, is the program’s lead sponsor with a commitment of $120,000 for the ...

Union County Holds Free Document-Shredding Event on May 15

UNION COUNTY, NJ - Union County Board of County Commissioners reminds residents that the next mobile paper shredding event of 2021 will be held in New Providence on Saturday, May 15 for free, secure shredding of personal and confidential documents.

“Union County’s mobile document shredding service helps residents fight identity theft by providing a convenient way to shred ...