Learn more about summer camp at the Gateway Family YMCA

Learn more about summer camp at the Gateway Family YMCA

UNION COUNTY, NJ — It’s never too early to begin thinking about summer camp and researching the best opportunities for your child to thrive. The Gateway Family YMCA understands the unique needs of children and families, providing transformational Summer Camp experiences for hundreds of children throughout Eastern Union County and Northern Middlesex County each year. […]

Lalah Hathaway to perform on April 12

Lalah Hathaway to perform on April 12

RAHWAY, NJ — Five-time Grammy winner Lalah Hathaway shares the record with Beyoncé for the most ‘Best Traditional R&B Performance’ awards won at the Grammys, each holding three. Having been covered by Billboard, VIBE, Essence, NPR and the New York Times, Lalah has also performed on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, held the number […]

Rahway seniors shine at the 19th annual Senior Art Show

Rahway seniors shine at the 19th annual Senior Art Show

RAHWAY, NJ — The 19th annual Senior Art Show recently had its opening reception at the Rahway Senior Center. Artworks included watercolor, charcoal, colored pencil, pastels, acrylics and oil. Mayor Raymond Giacobbe Jr. and Fifth Ward Councilmember Danielle Newbury were in attendance. “We’re extremely impressed with these wonderfully talented seniors,” Giacobbe said. “Rahway prides itself […]

Franklin Elementary spreads Valentine’s Day cheer to senior communities

Franklin Elementary spreads Valentine’s Day cheer to senior communities

RAHWAY, NJ — In the spirit of Valentine’s Day, Franklin Elementary School students spread love and joy to local senior communities, bringing smiles and heartwarming connections. Fueled by creativity and kindness, students crafted dozens of personalized cards expressing their appreciation for veterans at the NJ Veterans Memorial Home at Menlo Park. These heartfelt messages offered […]

Franklin Elementary’s hearts beat for hope with fleece pillow donation

Franklin Elementary’s hearts beat for hope with fleece pillow donation

RAHWAY, NJ — In celebration of American Heart Month and spreading warmth beyond the classroom, Franklin Elementary School’s Community Service Club crafted and donated heart-shaped fleece pillows to the Center for Hope Hospice and Palliative Care in Scotch Plains. This heartfelt initiative saw students sew, stuff and decorate dozens of soft pillows, pouring their compassion […]