Linden

Community Clean-Up

Community Clean-Up—A community graffiti clean-up day was held in Linden’s Eighth Ward on Saturday, June 14. Councilwoman Michele Yamakaitis and Sgt. William Turbett of the Linden Police Department organized the event. Volunteers from the Linden ROTC and the Eighth Ward…

Bicycle Jamboree

Bicycle Jamboree—Linden children line up for the Long Distance Race at the Linden Recreation sponsored Bicycle Jamboree. Park Counselor Leon Devero readies a competitor.

Revised Linden Budget Nears Approval

LINDEN – City Council members approved a slightly revised $92.4 million 2008 budget last week, a month after rejecting a proposed $92.6 million budget. It would increase taxes by $277.55 for the average city homeowner. The latest budget, which passed…

Linden High School Seniors Earn Diplomas

LINDEN – On Friday, June 20, Linden High School held commencement ceremonies for the Class of 2008. Linden High School seniors Ainsly Berngan, Carol Benaderet, Leslie Carcamo, and Rachel Cordena all are ready for graduation. Photo by Christine Hudak, Linden…

Mayor Congratulates Scholarship Winners

Mayor Congratulates Scholarship Winners—Mayor Richard J. Gerbounka recently congratulated two scholarship winners: Jennifer E. Noble of Union Catholic High School (left) and Lucia Oubina from Linden High School. Oubina was awarded $1,000 Comcast Leaders and Achievers Scholarship. This scholarship is…