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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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.