Linden Police Blotter: Aug. 14-19

Aug. 14 at 8:15 p.m. – Officers responded to a reported armed robbery at a deli on the 1100 block of South Wood Avenue. Two robbers, described as young black men wearing black clothing and cloths to cover their faces, entered the store.

Linden Council Rejects Budget

LINDEN – Seven of 11 members of Linden’s City Council voted against the municipal budget this week. The $48.6 million spending plan called for a $344 tax increase for the average city homeowner, a 14 percent hike in the municipal property tax.