Linden

Fall Fun at the Linden Public Library

The Linden Public Library has weekly groups for babies and toddlers, ages six months through four years of age. These Terrific Toddler groups meet on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday mornings from 10:30 to 11:15 a.m. During the groups, staff will read…

Armed robber sentenced to 19 years in prison

NEWARK, N.J. – A man was sentenced today To 225 months in prison for committing 17 armed robberies — two of them in Linden — of commercial establishments all within a six-month period, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced. Bobby…

Volatile crude oil arriving in Linden

The owner of the state’s largest refinery is investing heavily in rail transportation to haul oil across the country to its Linden plant, ensuring that more trains carrying millions of gallons of volatile Bakken crude will be traveling through New…

Women Invited To Oct. 18 Breakfast At Clark Church

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CLARK – Osceola Presbyterian Church’s women’s book club, “Reading By Sonlight” and the Osceola Presbyterian Women’s Association are blending together to present a women’s breakfast on Saturday, Oct. 18, starting at 10 a.m. The free continental breakfast is open to…

Allegedly intoxicated mother crashed with toddler in car

LINDEN — Police have arrested Monika Hapun for allegedly driving while intoxicated with her unrestrained two-year-old son in the back seat during a three-car accident that occurred on the 600 block of East Elizabeth Avenue in Linden. Officers spoke to the…

Old Bridge & Linden homeowners may qualify for buyouts

TRENTON –The state’s Blue Acres program will hold informational meetings for some 70 homeowners interested in federally funded buyouts in Old Bridge and Linden in late September and early October. The private meetings for approved residents, at which they will…

Attempted murder & weapons charges filed against teenager

LINDEN —  Juvenile complaints for attempted murder and two weapons offenses have been filed against a Roselle teenager in connection with a drive-by shooting that injured a man that took place in Linden earlier this year, according to law enforcement officials.…

Union County Pastor Admits Role in $15 Million Mortgage Fraud Scheme

A pastor of the now-defunct ReBirth International Church in Elizabeth, admitted to defrauding financial institutions as part of a $15 million mortgage fraud scam that used phony documents and “straw buyers” to make illegal profits on overbuilt condos, . Sean…

Linden man charged with sexual assault of underage girl

LINDEN — A city man was arrested and charged with sexually assaulting a 13-year-old girl he met online, according to Union County Prosecutor Grace H. Park. Thomas Glavas, 21, is charged with second-degree sexual assault, third-degree endangering the welfare of a child,…