Franklin Elementary School celebrates Bring Your Child to Work Day with enthusiasm

Franklin Elementary School celebrates Bring Your Child to Work Day with enthusiasm

RAHWAY, NJ — On Thursday, April 27, Franklin Elementary School celebrated Bring Your Child to Work Day for the first time since 2019, and the excitement was palpable. The entire school community was eager to participate. The school was abuzz with excitement and enthusiasm. Throughout the building, contagious smiles and positive energy could be seen […]

Note to our newspaper subscribers

Problems at the printing plant where our newspapers are printed have caused a delay in their distribution. Subscribers to the News-Record of Maplewood and South Orange, The Glen Ridge Paper, West Orange Chronicle, Irvington Herald, The Independent Press of Bloomfield, Record-Transcript and Union County LocalSource should receive their newspapers in Friday’s mail. We apologize for […]

Anthony Rodia brings his Totally Relatable Tour to UCPAC

Anthony Rodia brings his Totally Relatable Tour to UCPAC

RAHWAY, NJ — Anthony Rodia, a first-generation Italian-American born and raised in Westchester, N.Y., came out of the womb making people laugh. In his 20s, he tried a few open mics, but ultimately took a different career path as a finance manager of a luxury car dealership. In 2019, Rodia returned to comedy and left […]

Franklin school reports positive results from mathematics approach

Franklin school reports positive results from mathematics approach

RAHWAY, NJ — Franklin Elementary School in Rahway recently implemented the “Building the Thinking Classroom in Mathematics” approach in their math curriculum in an effort to enhance critical thinking and problem-solving skills among students. The “Building the Thinking Classroom in Mathematics” approach is a teaching method that emphasizes inquiry-based learning, collaborative problem-solving, and the use […]

Rahway mayor delivers ‘State Of The City Address

Rahway mayor delivers ‘State Of The City Address

RAHWAY, NJ — Mayor Richard A. Giacobbe delivered his ‘State of the City” Address on Thursday, March 2, at the Union Performing Arts Center in Rahway. He discussed the police having new de-escalation training, cleaning up the local parks and hosting a first-time arts fest in the city. Members of the Rahway community were honored […]

Gallery explores connections with African American artists

Gallery explores connections with African American artists

RAHWAY, NJ — The current exhibit at The Gallery Space, 1670 Irving St., Rahway, called “Cultural Connections: The Fifth Annual Celebration of African American Artists,” has been open since Sunday, Feb. 12, and is set to run through Friday, March 10. For Lawrence Cappiello, the assistant administrator for Cultural and Heritage Affairs for the city […]

Elementary school students prove they are i-Ready

Elementary school students prove they are i-Ready

RAHWAY, NJ — Franklin Elementary School in Rahway is working hard to promote a positive school culture through a new initiative this school year. In an effort to help students succeed academically, the school has been promoting an i-Ready building wide competition i-Ready is an online program for reading and mathematics that will help teachers […]

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