Rahway student one of 36 selected as Scholastic Kid Reporter

Rahway student one of 36 selected as Scholastic Kid Reporter

RAHWAY, NJ — Scholastic Corp. announced recently that Rahway student Sasha Powell, a 12-year-old seventh-grader who attends the Rahway 7th and 8th Grade Academy, has been selected to join the award-winning Scholastic Kid Press program, which is a team of 36 Kid Reporters from all over the world that reports “news for kids, by kids.” […]

Rios indicted for murder of Rahway woman, kidnap of their son

Rios indicted for murder of Rahway woman, kidnap of their son

ELIZABETH, NJ — On Sept. 29, a Union County grand jury returned a six-count indictment against a man charged with killing his former girlfriend and kidnapping their 2-year-old son, Union County Prosecutor William A. Daniel announced Sept. 30. Tyler Rios, 27, of East Orange, is charged with one count each of first-degree murder, first-degree kidnapping, […]

Library uses CARES Act Mini-Grant to boost Wi-Fi equity in Rahway

RAHWAY, NJ — Residents will find it much easier to connect to the internet in and around the Rahway Public Library, with the recent expansion and update of the library’s public Wi-Fi capabilities. Thanks to a $4,861 CARES Act Mini-Grant awarded by the New Jersey State Library, the library’s new public wireless service is not […]

Rahway City Council assumes management of Special Improvement District

Rahway City Council assumes management of Special Improvement District

RAHWAY, NJ — The Rahway City Council terminated the Rahway Arts and Business Partnership, a nonprofit corporation, with a unanimously approved ordinance at a special meeting on Wednesday, May 19. Effective as of July, the city’s Special Improvement District is managed by the council. “The function of managing the Special Improvement District was transferred over […]

Broadway star set to perform at summer concert series in Rahway

Broadway star set to perform at summer concert series in Rahway

RAHWAY, NJ — Actor and singer-songwriter Terron Brooks will be opening Rahway Mayor Raymond Giacobbe’s 2021 Summer Concert Series on Thursday, Aug. 5. Each Thursday in August, Rahway joins the Union County Performing Arts Center in presenting outstanding artists in an outdoor arena, right in front of the historic UCPAC Mainstage Theater at 1601 Irving […]

Local students are among those earning scholarships

Local students are among those earning scholarships

LINDEN, NJ — The Bayway Community Advisory Panel, an organization of local community members and industry representatives, including Phillips 66 Bayway Refinery, Infineum USA LP, Linden Cogeneration Plant, Veolia North America LLC, Solutia Inc., Linden VFT LLC, PSEG and NuStar Energy LP, recently awarded $1,000 scholarships to 11 local students in the municipalities of Linden, […]

Just in time for summer fun, a makeover for Union County’s Walter E. Ulrich Memorial Pool

Just in time for summer fun, a makeover for Union County’s Walter E. Ulrich Memorial Pool

UNION COUNTY, NJ — Union County Board of County Commissioners Chairperson Alexander Mirabella joined County Commissioner Christopher Hudak and other local officials and members of the public to cut the ribbon on the newly renovated Walter E. Ulrich Memorial Pool, located in Union County’s Rahway River Park in Rahway. The ribbon cutting took place on […]

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