Union County Cuts the Ribbon on New
Playing Fields at Wheeler Park in Linden

Union County Freeholders, members of the State’s 22nd District legislative delegation, the Linden Youth Soccer Association, and City of Linden municipal officials, including Mayor and Council, were on hand to formally dedicate and cut the ribbon on new soccer and softball playing fields at Wheeler Park in Linden on Saturday.

The County fields were renovated and made new with field turf and new lights, enabling their year-round usage for soccer, softball and other usage. (Photo by Sebastian D’Elia)

l. to r. Linden Councilwoman Michele Yamakaitis, Charisse Cosby-Hurling, Linden Ward 5 Councilwoman Rhashonna Cosby-Hurling, Union County Freeholder Vice Chair Christopher Hudak, Catie Hudak, Union County Freeholder Chair Linda Carter, Union County Freeholder Mohamed Jalloh, Union County Freeholder Bette Jane Kowalski, Ward 6 Linden Councilman Robert Sadowski, Linden Mayor Richard Gerbounka, State Assemblywoman Linda Stender (D-22) and State Senator Nick Scutari (D-22). At bottom are honorary uniforms given to the Freeholders by the Linden Youth Soccer Association.