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Apply for Homeowner Flood Buyouts

Blue Acres is a program to acquire flood-prone land in the State of New Jersey, and to dedicate those lands that are purchased for recreation and conservation purposes.

  • Click here to view and/or download the application in English to sell your property through the Blue Acres Program.
  • Click here to view and/or download the application in Spanish to sell your property through the Blue Acres Program.
  • The application can be completed and submitted electronically on the Blue Acres Website.
  • For more information, call the City of Linden’s Engineering Division at 908-474-8621, or call the NJDEP Blue Acres Program at 609-940-4140.

Annual Ceremony Honoring the Life & Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

The Linden Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Commemorative Committee, Inc. invites you to attend the 39th Annual Ceremony Honoring the Life & Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

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

  • What: 39th Annual Ceremony honoring the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
    Guest speaker: Senior Pastor of Liberty Baptist Church, Rev. Dr. Lester W. Wormley.
  • Where: First Baptist Church, which is located at 929 Dill Avenue.
  • When: Monday, January 15 at 11am.
  • How: We are asking for your continued support by sending donations. Click here to donate, or mail checks to P.O. Box 2111, Linden, NJ, 07036, payable to: Linden Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Committee.

New Jersey Audubon Winter Programs

New Jersey Audubon is hosting public programs for all ages at Hawk Rise Sanctuary. Come out to Hawk Rise to experience the sights, sounds and smells of winter.

Click here to view and/or download informational flyer for the Winter 2023/2024 New Jersey Audubon programs.

Grab & Go

First Baptist Church Outreach Ministry presents Grab & Go.

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

  • What: Grab and go meal distribution. First-come, first-serve. One dinner per person.
  • Where: First Baptist Church, which is located at 929 Dill Avenue.
  • When: Saturday, December 9 from 12pm until 2pm.
  • How: Meals will be provided as grab and go. First-come, first-serve. One dinner per person.

Winter Coat Drive

First Baptist Church in partnership with Sigma Phi Rho Fraternity Inc. present a Winter Coat Drive on December 9, 2023.

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

  • What: Coat distribution – giveaway.
    • Accepting donations on new and gently used coats from November 26 through December 7.
  • Where: First Baptist Church, which is located at 929 Dill Avenue.
  • When: Saturday, December 9 from 11am until 2pm.
  • How to Help: Accepting donations on new and gently used coats from November 26 through December 7.
    • Donations accepted on Sundays from 9am until 12:30pm, and Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6pm until 8pm.

Hometown Heroes 2023

Linden High School Navy Junior Reserve OfficerTraining Corps (NJROTC) students had the opportunity to celebrate the Veterans at the City of Linden’s Hometown Heroes Program held on Sunday, November 12, 2023. The Linden High School NJROTC unit was established in 1986 and originally had approximately 90 cadets in the first years of its establishment. Currently, the Linden High School NJROTC has an impressive number of about 480 cadets enrolled in the program.

  • Click here to view the event photo gallery.
  • Click here for a detailed description of the November 12, 2023 Hometown Heroes event.

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.

9th Annual Car, Truck & Bike Show

Mayor Derek Armstead, the City of Linden City Council and Mark Mannuzza invite you to attend the 9th Annual Car, Truck and Bike Show – a scholarship/fundraiser in memory of Officer Frank Viggiano and Joseph Rodriguez.

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

  • Who: All welcome.
  • What: Ninth Annual Car, Truck and Bike Show hosted by Mark Mannuzza. A scholarship/fundraiser in memory of Officer Frank Viggiano and Joseph Rodriguez. All proceeds will go to benefit the Linden BPA Scholarship Fund, the Linden Mayor’s Youth Commission, Linden Team Sports and the New Jersey Institute for Disabilities. Music by DJ Hot Rod Mike and special guest Bill Spadea from 101.5.
  • Where: Aviation Plaza, which is located at 601 West Edgar Road.
  • When: Sunday, October 22, from 11am until 4pm.
    • Rain Date: October 29, 2023
  • How:
    • For Car Show information, contact Mark Mannuzza at 908-494-7644.
    • First 200 cars get event T-shirts! Registration by 9am, $20 registration per car. Cars being judged must be in by 12pm.

Breast Cancer Prevention

Ladies of Linden, we need your support! Help us spread the word about Breast Cancer prevention this Thursday, September 28, at 2pm outside of City Hall Plaza with our PINK Army of Ladies. 

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

  • What: Breast Cancer prevention and awareness event. Breast Cancer can be treated with early detection. everything Everything else can wait, your health can’t! Make sure you are there to get more information about how you can schedule your free yearly mammogram today. 
  • Where: Outside of Linden City Hall, which is located at 301 North Wood Avenue.
  • When: Thursday, September 28 at 2pm.