“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 […]

Rahway votes to expand SID to include more than 400 properties

RAHWAY – Last week an ordinance expanding the Special Improvement District to almost four times the present size brought out a considerable number of residential and business property owners who had mixed feelings about the move. In the end, though, council members felt expanding the SID was the only way for the city to keep […]

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 […]

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