Rahway library to discuss your personal carbon footprint

RAHWAY — On Monday Oct. 28 at 6:30 p.m., Rahway Public Library will host “Your Personal Carbon Footprint,” a workshop and discussion lead by Dr. Laura Knipmeyer. Get past the questions like “Paper or plastic?” and determine for yourself which daily living choices have the greatest impact on the environment.  Your personal carbon footprint calculator […]

Rahway library to host nutrition lecture, Oct. 16

RAHWAY — On Wednesday Oct. 16 at 6 p.m., Rahway Public Library will host the lecture “Learning From the Obesity Epidemic” presented by Richard Perlmutter. This timely presentation will discuss the obesity epidemic and the lessons that can be learned. This program will cover the satiety of different foods so we can avoid foods that are […]

Public art adds interest to downtown Rahway landscape

RAHWAY — Rahway Arts District celebrates new public art by local artists. Arts Guild New Jersey, the train station plaza, and a former public service building on Irving Street are brightened with sculpture and murals. Other sculptures can be seen in front of, and inside, UCPAC’s Hamilton Stage, and by the Union County Performing Arts […]

Mayor quits job with single-sentence letter

RAHWAY — Following a mayoral career steeped in controversy, Democrat Mayor Rick Proctor turned in his resignation Tuesday. The retired Rahway health officer, former freeholder and municipal Democratic chairman was elected in November 2010 to serve a four-year term. On Tuesday afternoon, he handed in his single-sentence resignation letter with no explanation for leaving. There […]

Culture Crawl, an evening explosion of arts, music, performance, sound and culture, is Friday, Oct. 4

RAHWAY — Rahway’s second annual Culture Crawl takes place on Friday, Oct. 4, from 6 to 9 p.m., in a single evening explosion of visual art, music, performance, delicious food, various cultural experiences and family-friendly activities. Culture Crawl is free to the public. Culture Crawl traverses Irving, Main, Milton and Cherry streets in Rahway’s town […]

Water fees to increase by $40

RAHWAY — Although many people think water is free, it’s not. For Rahway residents, the cost of upgrades to the local water-treatment plant is going to run $16 million, although the average homeowner will see an increase of only $40 per year. It’s never easy for a governing body to hear its water-treatment facility is […]

Happy Independence Day !

RAHWAY — Rahway resident Farah celebrates her second Fourth of July with a patriotic neighborhood pool party. Residents all over Union County celebrated the holiday as many towns displayed fireworks, held events like soapbox derbies, and much more.

‘Brain bowlers’

RAHWAY — From left: Brian Alicea, Izabella Komperda, Lola Wong, Darryl Ansah, Jayson Echavarria, Jazshua Andes, Lourdes Torres, and Nicole Moncada, 3rd-grade gifted and talented students from Roosevelt School in Rahway, attended the Union County Brain Bowl on May 30. This convocation was sponsored by the Union County Gifted and Talented Association. After teams were formed, […]