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Halloween Parade

Mayor Derek Armstsead, the City of Linden, the Department of Parks & Recreation, Uptown Linden, the Linden Board of Education, the Union County Board of County Commissioners, Columbia Bank and the Halloween Parade Committee invite you to attend Linden’s 70th annual Halloween Parade on October 22!

Click here to view and/or download the informational flyer for this event.

  • What: Halloween parade.
  • When: Sunday, October 22, 2023. Parade lineup is at 1pm. The parade will start promptly at 2pm.
    • Rain date is Sunday, October 29, 2023.
  • Where: The parade lineup will begin at the Community Center Building, which is located at 605 South Wood Avenue. The parade will continue down Wood Avenue and end at the House of Flowers, which is located at 650 North Wood Avenue. 
  • How: Anyone who would like join in the parade and/or for more information, contact the John T. Gregorio Recreation Center at 908-474-8600.

Community Wide Garage Sale to be Held in 1st, 5th, 6th, 8th, 9th & 10th Wards – All Fees Waived

The City of Linden is hosting a community-wide garage sale in the 1st, 5th, 6th, 8th, 9th and 10th Wards on October 21, 2023 and October 22, 2023. The rain dates are October 28, 2023 and October 29, 2023.

  • The City of Linden is waiving fees for permits for this community-wide garage sale including the completion of an application form pursuant to City Code 4-3.1 entitled “Garage Sales”.
  • The 1st, 5th, 6th, 8th, 9th and 10th Ward garage sale shall not impact a resident’s right to conduct up to two garage sales in a year.
  • Chapter 4-3.6 shall still apply, limiting one singled faced sign containing not more than four square feet in total area to be placed upon the premises where the sale is being conducted, and further prohibiting any other signs and either public or private property.
  • This Resolution shall take effect pursuant to law.

To view and/or download a copy of the full resolution, click here.

2023 Linden Cheer & Mentor Program

Mayor Derek Armstead, the City of Linden, and the Department of Parks & Recreation are pleased to announce the 2023 Linden Cheer and Mentor Program directed by Coach Colvin.

Click here to view and/or download the informational flyer for the 2023 Linden Cheer and Mentor Program.

  • Who: Ages 5 through 17.
  • What: Linden Cheer and Mentor Program directed by Coach Colvin.
  • When: Every Saturday from September 16 through November 11.
    • 9am until 10:15am
    • 10:30am until 11:45am
  • Where: Linden P.A.L., which is located at 400 Maple Avenue.
  • How: $50 registration fee, plus a $6 insurance fee. To view full program description and register online, click here. In person registration is available 9am until 4pm at the JTG Center (330 Helen Street) or the Linden Multi-Purpose Center (1025 John Street). Online registration available 24/7. All first time registrants are required to call during business hours to have an account set up. For more information, call 908-474-8600 or 908-474-8627.

September to Remember Street Festival – Classic Car & Motorcycle Show

Mayor Derek Armstead, the City of Linden, Uptown Linden, and the volunteers of the Linden Cultural & Heritage Committee present September to Remember Street Festival – Classic Car and Motorcycle Show.

  • Click here to view and/or download the informational flyer for this event.
  • Click here to view and/or download the food vendor application for this event.
  • Click here to view and/or download the non-food vendor application for this event.
  • Who: Fun for all ages.
  • What: September to Remember Street Festival – Classic Car and Motorcycle Show. DJ and live music events, delicious festival food, eating contents, fun carnival rides, games and activities, beer and wine tent, and a vendor marketplace. For Car Show specific event details, click here.
  • Where: On Wood Avenue at Linden City Hall, which is located at 301 North Wood Avenue.
  • When: Saturday, September 30, from 11am until 8pm.
    • Rain Date is Sunday, October 1.
  • How: For more information, email here or call 908-862-5097.

Notice RE New Job Positions Available In The City of Linden

Once completed all applications must be returned via email or mailed to City of Linden City Clerks’ Office, 301 North Wood Avenue, Linden, NJ 07036. Applications that are mailed must be postmarked by the application deadline or they will be returned to the applicant. Please be advised that all employment applications must be completed at the time of submission. Please include copies of resumes, proof of qualifications or any additional documents you wish to submit with your application.

Submission Deadline is August 4th, 2023 at 4:30pm.

  • Two full time Truck Driver Tier 2 (PW) positions, in the Department of Community Services.
  • Two full time Tree Trimmer w/CDL License: Tier 2 (PW) positions, in the Department of Community Services.
  • One part time Building Inspector position, in the Office of Construction Code.

Click here to see all job opportunities available in the City of Linden.

2023 Linden Tigers – Summer Baseball Camp

Mayor Derek Armstead, the City of Linden, and the Department of Parks & Recreation are pleased to offer the 2023 Linden Tigers – Summer Baseball Camp.

Click here to view and/or download the informational flyer for this program.

  • Who: For boys ages 5 through 14.
  • What: Baseball Camp for boys, with instructors Brandon Czajikowski (LHS Varsity Baseball Head Coach), Frank Hasenauer (LHS Varsity Baseball Assistant Coach) and the Linden High School Varsity Baseball Players.
  • Where: Memorial Field (next to the P.A.L. Fields), which is located at 46 Lower Road.
  • When: 8:30am until 1pm, from July 24 through July 26.
    • Rain date: Thursday, July 27.
  • How: Registration fee is $30 per person. To view full program description and register online, click here. In person registration is available 9am until 4pm at the JTG Center (330 Helen Street), or at the Linden Multi-Purpose Center (1025 John Street). Online registration available 24/7. Community Center Building is the only center to accept exact cash. Make checks payable to: Linden Recreation Baseball. All first time registrants are required to call during business hours to have an account set up. For more information, call 908-474-8600 or email here.
  • What to bring to camp: Water, baseball glove, baseball bat, baseball cleats, hat, lunch, sunscreen, and shorts and towel for the slip-N-slide.

2023 Linden Girls – Summer Softball Camp

Mayor Derek Armstead, the City of Linden, and the Department of Parks & Recreation are pleased to offer the 2023 Linden Girls – Summer Softball Camp.

Click here to view and/or download the informational flyer for this program.

  • Who: For girls ages 8 through 13.
  • What: Softball Camp for girls, with instructor Griffin Thomas (LHS Varsity Softball Coach) and LHS players as assistant staff.
  • Where: P.A.L. Fields, which is located at 75 Lower Road.
  • When: 9am until 12pm, from July 17 through July 20.
    • Rain date: Friday, July 21.
  • How: Registration fee is $30. To view full program description and register online, click here. In person registration is available 9am until 4pm at the JTG Center (330 Helen Street), or at the Linden Multi-Purpose Center (1025 John Street). Online registration available 24/7. All first time registrants are required to call during business hours to have an account set up. For more information, call 908-474-8600.
  • What to bring to camp: Water, glove, bat and cleats.

A Juneteenth Celebration: The Cookout

Mayor Derek Armstead, the City of Linden, the Department of Parks & Recreation, the Linden Education Association, your teachers, and educational support professionals invite you to attend a Juneteenth celebration: The Cookout.

Click here to view and/or download the informational flyer for this event.

  • What: A Juneteenth celebration: The Cookout, a day of culture, sharing and learning. The Cookout is an engaging showcase that connects the past to the present. We promote connections through storytelling, music, dance and food. We invite you to attend and interact with all participants! Each participant is partnering with our community and schools to increase awareness of what they do best. This day will be filled with learning experiences that will capture the heart of black history and unify the community.
  • Where: Raymond Wood Bauer Promenade, which is located at 400 North Wood Avenue.
  • When: Saturday, June 17, from 12pm until 4pm.
    • Rain Date: Sunday, June 18, from 1pm until 5pm.
  • How: Free event. For more details, contact Eric Stanley by email here, or call 908-474-8600.

2023 LRSA Sewer Bills

The 2023 Linden Roselle Sewerage Authority BIlls are being mailed to all property owners beginning May 25, 2023. The 2023 due dates are June 30th and September 30, 2023 with a 10 day grace period which includes the due date. The amounts are available to be viewed on the online payment portal under the utility tab.