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.

Business owners file lawsuit against Rahway SID expansion

RAHWAY, NJ — Some of the property owners included in the recent expansion of the Special Improvement District will let a judge decide whether the city overstepped their legal bounds when approving the measure. In the meantime, they are seeking an injunction preventing the city from collecting the SID levy until a ruling is handed […]

Arts Guild New Jersey receives contribution from RSI Bank

RAHWAY – Arts Guild New Jersey has received a contribution in the amount of $3,500 from RSI Bank, Rahway’s oldest savings institution. The grant will fund Arts Guild New Jersey visual arts exhibitions programs. “These funds from RSI Bank will enable Arts Guild New Jersey to continue our important work in the presentation of quality Fine […]

 “Kicking and Swearing Festival of 1-Acts” features 18 new plays at UCPAC from Feb. 2 to 8

RAHWAY —  Winter storm alerts got you down? Lace up your culture boots and jump into a fresh pile of original theater Feb. 2 to 8 at Union County Performing Arts Center in Rahway as Fearless Productions presents the inaugural “Kicking & Swearing Festival of 1-Acts.” The festival features a total of 18 new 10-minute plays by writers from […]

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