Furry friends

RAHWAY, NJ — The Blue and Gold Club at Franklin Elementary School in Rahway recently made a special visit to the temperary Linden Animal Shelter on Range Road in Linden. Volunteers from the club made dog biscuits and then went to the shelter to visit and spend some time with the animals. They were able to […]

Corned beef and bikers

RAHWAY, NJ  — The Liberty Harley-Davidson & Buell dealership of downtown Rahway held their very own St. Patrick’s Day celebration last Saturday afternoon right inside their showroom. Local residents and potential customers alike were treated to free unlimited corned beef, cabbage, potatoes and rye bread along with a giant keg of green beer. At right, young […]

YMCA in Rahway welcomes new aquatic director

RAHWAY — The Gateway Family YMCA – Rahway Branch has hired Jaimie Hinshelwood in the position of Aquatic Director at the 1564 Irving St. location. “The Gateway Family YMCA – Rahway Branch is thrilled to welcome Jaimie Hinshelwood as our new Aquatics Director, said Associate Executive Director Ed Soder. “Along with a positive attitude and lots of creative […]

Rocker James Maddock to appear at UCPAC’s Hamilton Stage on March 27

RAHWAY — Rock musician James Maddock will perform at Union County Performing Arts Center’s Hamilton Stage, 360 Hamilton St., Rahway, on Friday, March 27 at 8 p.m. Advance tickets are $25 and can be purchased at www.ucpac.org. The concert is part of the ongoing Split Level Concert Series which highlights critically acclaimed singer-songwriters in a uniquely intimate setting. After […]

Union County College to offer courses at UCPAC in the heart of downtown Rahway

CRANFORD – Union County College has established a location at the Union County Performing Arts Center in the heart of downtown Rahway. This new facility expands their ability to bring their class offerings closer to home for businesses and non-profit organizations as well as individuals. Among the planned programs are classes by the Industry-Business Institute for employees of businesses […]

Snow daze

RAHWAY, NJ  — In downtown Rahway, a solitary figure braves the winter weather that hit the county over the weekend, including several inches of snow and plummeting temperatures.c

“New Jersey isn’t Boring” art exhibit to open at Arts Guild NJ on March 22

RAHWAY — Arts Guild New Jersey will be presenting New Jersey Isn’t Boring — curated by Cyd Katz-Seidel creator of NewJerseyIsntBoring.com —from March 22 to April 16. The exhibit will feature the artwork of the over thirty New Jersey artists who were selected through an open juried competition. The exhibition will have a free, public reception on Sunday, March 22, from […]

HUD has awarded $611,000 to Rahway Public Housing Authority

WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development last week awarded nearly $1.8 billion to public housing authorities in all 50 states, as well as the District of Columbia, Guam, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. The funding will allow agencies to make major large-scale improvements to their public housing units. Rahway is the recipient of […]

The Gateway Family YMCA receives donation from RWJ University Hospital

RAHWAY — Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Rahway has presented a donation to The Gateway Family YMCA – Rahway Branch for a naming opportunity in the cardiovascular fitness center at the recently renovated YMCA facility, 1564 Irving Street, Rahway. The donation, presented by Kirk Tice, President & CEO of RWJ Rahway to Krystal Canady, CEO […]

From the heart

RAHWAY, NJ — Staff from Roosevelt School in Rahway showed their support for the American Heart Association’s National ‘Wear Red’ campaign Day on Feb. 6. The day is part of a national movement to end heart disease and stroke in women.

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