Rahway resident recognized during National Social Work Month

RAHWAY, NJ — National Professional Social Work Month is celebrated each March as an opportunity to spotlight the profession and those who contribute to the field. The NJ Sharing Network has put forth Rahway resident Jacqueline Salvatore as an example of a social worker who benefits the community. Salvatore is a family-services coordinator at NJ Sharing […]

Cherron Rountree takes on role of acting Rahway mayor

RAHWAY, NJ — Rahway Business Administrator Cherron Rountree has taken on the role of Rahway’s acting mayor. Rahway Mayor Samson Steinman has taken a 28-day medical leave of absence to “address a series of personal issues that began in childhood,” according to a statement released by his office. The mayor’s decision was brought on by a […]

Rahway firefighters receive FMBA Valor Awards

RAHWAY, NJ — Rahway firefighters Chief Charles Leone, Capt. Theodore Padavno, Capt. Brian Thornton, Capt. Richard Fleischman, Eric Gustofson, Christopher Hammell, Jamal Burden, Andrew Shunway and Jimmy Thornton have been selected to receive the state FMBA Valor Award for rescuing a civilian and a Rahway police officer from a house fire in March 2016. They extinguished […]

Rahway students selected for SEEDS program

RAHWAY, NJ — Eleventh-graders John Goodman, Alexis Burgess, Seth Holguin and Luis Muller were selected for the Scholars, Educators, Excellence, Dedication, Success, program, an organization that prepares highly motivated, top-performing students from low-income households for admission to colleges across the country. The four Rahway students were selected for the College Scholars program, a 17-month experience to […]


 WHAT IS GOVERNOR CHRISTIE TRYING TO HIDE? For over 100 years, governments and businesses in the U.S. have been required to inform the public about vital matters like government contract bids, variance applications, sub-division variance applications, foreclosures, sales of government property, government contract bids, and municipal tax sales. But this week, Gov. Chris Christie and […]

Milton Lake cleanup provides environmental awareness, pride

Milton Lake cleanup provides environmental awareness, pride

RAHWAY, NJ — On Saturday, Nov. 19, students and adults volunteered to clean up Union County’s Milton Lake Park in Rahway. The event was hosted by the AmeriCorps New Jersey Watershed Ambassador program and Union County Adopt-a-Park program. “The Adopt-a-Park program is very active all year round with park cleanups,” Deputy Director Tina Casey of Union […]

Rahway hosts spooktacular Halloween events

Rahway hosts spooktacular Halloween events

RAHWAY, NJ — Rahway celebrated Halloween with a day of special events on Saturday, Oct. 29. Cars were parked and decorated for a trunk-or-treat in addition to a costume contest and parade. There was also a zombie walk and fireworks. Rahway’s Hamilton Theatre was transformed into a haunted theater for four-straight days, from Oct. 28 to […]

Rahway holds ceremony at new football turf

RAHWAY, NJ — On Friday, Oct. 7, Rahway High School staff and students roared with excitement and pride as they arrived at their new football turf at Rahway River Park. Students celebrated with pizza and music as they gathered in anticipation of the game. The event began with a homecoming and ribbon cutting ceremony that included […]

Rahway mayor is latest in string of driving incidents

RAHWAY, NJ — The public’s focus on moving vehicles and government officials has now shifted to Rahway Mayor Samson Steinman. According to police reports, Steinman was driving a vehicle registered to the city of Rahway on Aug. 26 with an expired license when he crashed into a parked car on Central Avenue at approximately 5:30 a.m. […]

Formula4Success sees support in county

RAHWAY, NJ — Rahway Mayor Samson Steinman released a video in support of Formula4Success on July 27. Steinman explains why he supports the school funding plan proposed by Senate President Steve Sweeney and Senate Education Committee Chair M. Teresa Ruiz. The bill would bring all of New Jersey’s school districts to full funding within five years. […]