Four arrested in shoplifting spree in Linden

LINDEN — On Monday at 2:59 p.m. officers responded to the Kohl’s Department store, 1901 E. Edgar Rd., Linden, on a report of four shoplifters fleeing the store in a tan Ford Taurus. Loss Prevention told police that a white female wearing a blond wig walked out of the store pushing a shopping cart with $492.00 […]

LeGrand plans return to Rahway High School on Feb. 21

RAHWAY — On Friday, Feb. 21, Eric LeGrand, former Rutgers football player, will return to Rahway High School to share his powerful story with members of the senior class and the Rahway community. LeGrand, who lives in neighboring Colonia, is making his second visit to the school. Injured at a 2010 Rutgers game against Army, with […]

It all adds up

RAHWAY — Brian Alicea, Saiorse O’Hara, Kevin Quain, Domonic Innocent, Judy Nguyen, Marlynn Dorielan, and Nicole Moncada recently demonstrated their fine multiplication math skills in Mrs. Prakapas’s fourth grade class at Roosevelt School in Rahway.

RWJ Rahway Foundation elects 2014 officers

RAHWAY — The RWJ Rahway Foundation recently announced the 2014 Board of Trustee officers according to Marlene Lubinger, foundation president. Michael Widmer is chairman and has served as the treasurer and Finance Committee chairman. A member of the Golf Classic Committee, Widmer served as honorary chairman in 2007. Widmer is executive vice president of Northfield Bank, which is committed […]

Arts Guild New Jersey awarded new grant for art education programs

RAHWAY — Arts Guild New Jersey has announced the award of a $5000 grant from Ronald McDonald House Charities for the New York Tri-State Area. This grant, half from the tri-state branch of the organization and half from RMHC Global, was awarded for expenses pertaining to the 2014 Arts Guild New Jersey Art Education programs […]

Epic Battle continues in Rahway

RAHWAY — The Snow Miser and the Heat Miser have certainly been at odds lately. Just when residents thought they might have a white Christmas, the Heat Miser jumped in as temperatures reached record highs in some areas across the county. The snow is nearly all but gone, and despite the best efforts of the […]

Rahway Police investigation leads to arrest of local resident on drug related charges

RAHWAY — On Dec. 17 at approximately 2:30 p.m., Rahway Police Department detectives executed a search warrant on a resident living in the 1000 block of Leesville Avenue. Police seized, marijuana, drug packaging material and seized cash. A two month-long investigation was conducted by Det. Kevin Wronski. Police arrested Brandon Thomas, 32, of Rahway and charged him with possession of […]

Arts Guild New Jersey nominated in sixth annual People’s Choice Awards

RAHWAY – Arts Guild New Jersey announced its nominations for Favorite Art Gallery, Favorite Place to Take an Adult Art Class and Favorite Place to Take a Kid’s Arts Class in the Sixth Annual People’s Choice Awards. Rahway is among eight arts districts and 71 organizations nominated for the yearly awards program run by Discover […]