Rahway Police investigation leads to arrest of local resident on drug related charges

RAHWAY — On Dec. 17 at approximately 2:30 p.m., Rahway Police Department detectives executed a search warrant on a resident living in the 1000 block of Leesville Avenue. Police seized, marijuana, drug packaging material and seized cash. A two month-long investigation was conducted by Det. Kevin Wronski. Police arrested Brandon Thomas, 32, of Rahway and charged him with possession of […]

Arts Guild New Jersey nominated in sixth annual JerseyArts.com People’s Choice Awards

RAHWAY – Arts Guild New Jersey announced its nominations for Favorite Art Gallery, Favorite Place to Take an Adult Art Class and Favorite Place to Take a Kid’s Arts Class in the Sixth Annual JerseyArts.com People’s Choice Awards. Rahway is among eight arts districts and 71 organizations nominated for the yearly awards program run by Discover […]

‘Comments’ from public lead council to debate TV broadcasts

RAHWAY – Governing body members took a firm stance recently by rejecting an ordinance that would have cut off broadcasted council meetings right before the public comment session. The measure was introduced last month after a member of the public made harsh personal comments about Mayor Samson Steinman during the public comments portion of a […]

Rahway appoints new business administrator

RAHWAY – Although Cherron Rountree is not quite 32, she has a laundry list of education and experience and has no doubt she is more than prepared to hit the ground running as the Rahway’s new administrator. Rountree stepped into the role of administrator Tuesday after the city council approved the appointment Nov. 6 at […]

Northfield Bank Foundation donates $10,000 to Union County College Foundation for scholarships

CRANFORD – In support of scholarships for students, the Union County College Foundation was awarded $10,000 recently from the Northfield Bank Foundation to establish the Northfield Bank Annual Scholarship. The funds will be used to award five $2,000 scholarships in the 2013-2014 academic year to full-time students who reside in the Northfield Bank service area. Those communities are […]

RSI Bank donates to Rahway Honorary PBA

RAHWAY — RSI Bank recently donated $2,500 to the Rahway Honorary PBA. Here, second from left is Don Godfrey, Senior Vice President of Lending for RSI Bank presenting the check to Honorary PBA President Bill McCarthy. Joining them for the presentation was, far left, George Wagenhoffer who is the Honorary PBA Chairman of the Corporate […]

Merck recognized as major contributor to RWJUH Rahway

RAHWAY — Merck & Co., Inc. and The Merck Company Foundation have forged a special partnership with Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Rahway. They have been major contributors to the Emergency Department Expansion, 3C Renovation project, staffing and training for the new Cardiac Cath Lab, training and staffing for the Best Practice Staff Education Project, […]

Remains of Cranford homicide victim found in Newark

UNION – A woman’s dismembered body found in Newark Sunday, Oct 27, was officially identified by police authorities as the slain body of homicide victim April Wyckoff, 43, from Cranford. “Human remains recovered in Newark on Sunday have been identified as belonging to the Cranford woman who was the victim of a homicide in Union Township […]

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