Roosevelt School families attend Family Reading Night at Rahway Library

RAHWAY — On March 10, Roosevelt School Families in Rahway attended the Annual Family Reading Night at Rahway Public Library. The evening began with Superintendent of Schools Edward Yergalonis reading a book to all the children. Afterward, families created bookmarks and door knob holders, enjoyed refreshments, and chose a free book to take home. It was […]

Weather finally permits Steinman to deliver state of the city address

Speech discusses Rahway’s progress as a leading arts district

RAHWAY — It seems the third time was a charm for Mayor Samson Steinman who had to battle one snowstorm after another before the state of the city address could finally go on as planned last week. As the weeks wore on, snowstorms seemed to descend on the area constantly, forcing the mayor to cancel […]

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 […]

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