Press Releases Week of 5/21 - 5/27

Police Department Press Releases - 5/22/2017 10:18:00 AM

05.21.2017 - Linden Police Seek Public’s Assistance While Investigating Shootings

The Linden Police Department is investigating a series of shootings that occurred overnight.


As previously reported, at about 1:15 a.m. this morning Linden Police units responded to the 1600 block of Clinton St on a report of a shooting.  Officers located a 23-year-old Linden man who had suffered a single gun shot wound.  He was transported to University Hospital in Newark with non-life threatening injuries.


This morning evidence of additional shootings was discovered in the area surrounding Cleveland Ave. and Bower St., as well as on E. Curtis St.  No additional injuries reported, and it is unclear at this point if the incidents are related.


1st Annual Linden Tiger Inc. - Pop Warner Community Day

AAA - 5/19/2017 9:45:03 AM

Please join us for our 1st Annual Linden Tiger Inc. - Pop Warner Community Day on June 24, 2017 at St. Marks Park, 1298 Essex Ave., from 12 to 6 p.m. Activities include arts and crafts, games, raffles, bouncy house and vendors.

2017 Summer Concert Series

Raymond Wood Bauer Promenade - 5/18/2017 3:56:00 PM

The 2017 Summer Concert Line-up for the Raymond Wood Bauer Promenade is now available. All concerts begin at 7:30 p.m.; Comedy Night Thursdays begin at 7 p.m.

Pancake Breakfast

AAA - 5/12/2017 11:16:34 AM

The City of Linden Mayor’s Youth Commission will be hosting a Pancake Breakfast on Saturday, June 3, 2017 at the American Legion Hall, 120 West Elizabeth Ave., from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. Tickets are $10, and proceeds will go to benefit the Linden High School Class of 2017.

Upcoming Programs at the Linden Library

AAA - 5/11/2017 2:28:27 PM

You are invited to attend our upcoming programs at the Linden Library, located at 31 East Henry St. Additional information below:

  • Wag & Read on Wednesday, May 17, 2017 from 4 to 5 p.m. Bring your favorite book to read or allow time to select a new book before your appointment. Each child will get approximately 5 to 10 minutes to read to a certified therapy dog.
  • Blaze Pizza Fundraiser on June 5, 2017 from 5 to 9 p.m. at the Blaze Pizza in Clark. Bring the attached flyer and Blaze Pizza will donate 20% of proceeds from your meal to the Friends of the Linden Library.
  • Senior Financial Safety seminar on June 13, 2017 in the Columbia Bank Room, 3rd Floor, at 2 p.m. Sign up at the Circulation Desk or call 908-298-3830.
  • Medicare Workshop on Monday, June 19, 2017 from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Register at the library or call 908-272-1970.
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