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Roselle And Linden Consider Merging Fire Departments

ROSELLE—Roselle Mayor Garrett Smith introduced a plan at last week’s Borough Council Workshop Meeting that calls for Roselle and the City of Linden to study a potential shared service agreement for fire services. “What I’m asking us to do is…

Leading Member Of “Route 35 Crew” Admits 13 Robberies

TRENTON – One of the two principal members of the so-called “Route 35 Crew” pleaded guilty last Thursday to committing 11 armed bank robberies and two other robberies between November 2006 and August 2007, U.S. Attorney Christopher J. Christie announced.…

Ride Remembers 9/11 Heroes

Ride Remembers 9/11 Heroes—Mayor Richard Gerbounka welcomes America’s 9/11 Ride of over 900 motorcycles to Linden’s Aviation Plaza for a refreshment stop provided by Applebees, Linden FMBA Local 34, and the Linden Department of Public Property and Community Services. Pictured…

Mayor Backs McCain In Presidential Race

LINDEN – Mayor Richard Gerbounka, a one-time Democrat who turned independent in 2006, and four of the city’s councilmen endorsed Republican John McCain for president Monday. The move came on the eve of a McCain fundraising visit to the state.…

Craft Show Prize Winner

Craft Show Prize Winner—The Linden recreation day camps held their annual craft show on Tuesday, Aug. 5, at the Gregorio Recreation Center. The day camp first place winner was Al Kalla Park. Olivia Cornwell shows off Simba from their park…

One on One Champs

One on One Champs—Linden Recreation recently sponsored a one on one basketball competition. Pictured above are winners Billy Bourgoin, Ondya Morgan and T.J. Santiago.

Miss New Jersey Sparkles At Kid’s Kingdom

ELIZABETH – A special surprise guest greeted children at the Kid’s Kingdom Traveling Jubilee on Sunday, Aug. 3, at Phil Rizzuto Park. Union County’s own Tiffany Andrade, Miss New Jersey USA 2008, was on hand to talk about her experiences…

Wild West Senior Prom

Wild West Senior Prom—Helen Hegy, formerly of Linden, a resident at Runnells Specialized Hospital of Union County in Berkeley Heights (left) sported a colorful cowboy hat and bandana at the Runnells’ Wild West Senior Prom. She and Beryl Allan of…

Armed Robbers Strike Quick Chek

LINDEN – Police are searching for three young men who robbed a West Elizabeth Avenue convenience store early Monday morning. According to police, the three men entered the store at 6 a.m. At least two of them were carrying black…