Rahway woman charged with vehicular homicide is first case in Essex County involving texting while driving

NEWARK – Acting Essex County Prosecutor Carolyn A. Murray announced Tuesday that Jennifer Sahoye, 35, of Rahway has been charged with vehicular homicide in connection with a fatal collision that caused the death of Carlos Carvalho, 58, of Elizabeth. On Oct. 10, Sahoye was involved in a fatal crash on Route 1 & 9 in […]

Construction begins at Transit-Oriented rental community in Rahway across from train station

  RAHWAY — A joint venture of three of New Jersey’s leading developers of residential communities — AST Development, Sterling Properties and Heartstone Development — recently announced that construction has begun on Metro Rahway, a community of 116 upscale rental residences located directly across from Rahway’s train station. The joint-venture partnership will transform a former industrial […]

Rahway physician who allegedly indiscriminately prescribed painkillers agrees to temporary license suspension

NEWARK – A psychiatrist who owns a practice in Rahway has agreed to the temporary suspension of his medical license and New Jersey Controlled Dangerous Substances Registration amid allegations that he engaged in repeated acts of negligence, malpractice or incompetence by writing prescriptions for powerful and addictive painkillers without medical justification. Dr. Ranajit Mitra, 61, […]

Community Outreach initiative results in arrest of burglary suspect in Rahway

RAHWAY —  As a result of increased community outreach efforts, officers from the Rahway Police Department were able to quickly arrest and charge two suspects who burglarized a house on Murray Street on Oct. 4. Rahway Police Officer Michael Twerdak and Detective Thomas McComb arrested Elliott Greene and charged him with burglary. Officers canvassed the area […]

Middle States to visit Rahway High School

RAHWAY — On Oct. 22 through 25, the Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools will send a team to Rahway High School as part of its accreditation protocol: Excellence by Design. According to the Middle States Association, “Excellence by Design is a self-study and accreditation protocol that uses strategic planning as a vehicle for […]

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 […]