Franklin Elementary Students Selected as Prevention Week Poster Finalists

November 30, 2017

RAHWAY, NJ - Sixth-grade students from Franklin Elementary School in Rahway participated in the Prevention Link's countywide 2017 "What's My Anti-Drug" Poster Contest in honor of Red Ribbon Week.

The students created posters and explained what keeps them drug-free. Three students were selected as finalists in this countywide contest. As finalists, their artwork was ...

Project SEARCH at Overlook Medical Center Recruiting Students for 2018-19 School Year

RAHWAY, NJ - The Project SEARCH Program at Overlook Medical Center,Project  a one-year intensive employment training program for young adults with disabilities, has begun recruiting students for Cohort #3, which begins in September of 2018. 

Student interns spend an entire year inside Overlook Medical Center rotating through three different internship experiences where ...

United Way's Season of Caring to Bring Rahway Children and Westfield Law Practice Together

December 12, 2017

RAHWAY, NJ - United Way of Greater Union County (UWGUC) and employees from Lindabury, McCormick, Estabrook & Cooper, P.C. will distribute Christmas gifts on Wednesday, Dec. 20 at 10 a.m. to a group of children who attend the Rahway Community Action Organization (RCAO), a non-profit organization that provides support services to children and families in need.

The Season of ...

Rahway River Watershed Association Celebrates 25th Anniversary

December 12, 2017

RAHWAY, NJ – The Rahway River Watershed Association celebrated its 25th Anniversary last Friday with a gala at the Cranford Social.

The gala mixed business with pleasure as the association honored two of its founders, Andrew Voros and Assemblyman James Kennedy, and announced a new initiative, forming stream teams to monitor the water quality of the river and its ...

Trinitas and Rutgers Announce Medical School Sponsorship

November 30, 2017

ELIZABETH, NJ—The Rutgers New Jersey Medical School (NJMS) is the new sponsor of the Internal Medicine and Psychiatry Residency Programs of Trinitas Regional Medical, announced officials. The alliance will enhance medical education and patient care at Trinitas.

In existence for over 30 years, Trinitas’ residency program gives physicians in training the knowledge, technical ...

Rahway Man Sentenced for 2015 Car Chase That Caused Fatality

December 5, 2017

ELIZABETH, NJ - A Rahway man who two years ago led police on a car chase that resulted in one fatality was sentenced Tuesday to 20 years in state prison. 

Surpris Ophilien Jr., 32, must serve at least 85 percent of that term before the possibility of parole under the terms set down Monday by state Superior Court Judge Stuart Peim, according to a statement from acting Union County ...

Woman Killed in Auto-Pedestrian Accident

December 4, 2017

LINDEN, NJ - A two-vehicle crash on St. George's Avenue early Friday morning killed one and hospitalized another. 

Linden police have confirmed that 44-year-old Linden resident Sayoko Rosello died in the Friday morning crash. The second victim, a 54-year-old man, remains in critical condition at University Hospital in Newark with serious injures.

The identity of the driver, a ...

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Clark and Cranford Police Chase Suspect Through Multiple Towns Before Capture in Linden

December 12, 2017

CLARK, NJ – Residents of Clark took to Facebook Sunday after noticing multiple Clark police vehicles along with those of other police agencies racing through town.    Clark Police have released a statement outlining the incident that preceded the pursuit.

According to the release, at around 4:00 p.m. on December 10, Clark police officers Pedro Oliveira and Sergeant Kevin ...

Rahway Restaurant Week 2018

December 13, 2017

Rahway’s 3rd annual Restaurant Week is almost here!  Get your appetites ready to indulge in all the delectable culinary treats Rahway has to offer. Participating restaurants will be offering a prix fixe menu of $40 or less (not including drinks, tax and tip).  Keep an eye out as there will be options for either lunch, dinner or both.  What a way to usher in the spring ...

Freeholders Visit Veterans Memorial Grove

Union County Freeholder Chairman Bruce H. Bergen and Freeholder Angel G. Estrada visit the Veterans Memorial Grove in Rahway River Park which is being refurbished. Missing trees are being replaced and the area around the memorial marker is being refurbished in the historic tree grove. They were joined by Union County Deputy Manager Amy Wagner, Union County Parks and Recreation Director Ron Zuber ...

Upcoming Events


Sat, December 16, 2:00 PM

Union County Performing Arts Center, Rahway

A Garfield Christmas

Arts & Entertainment


Sun, December 17, 7:00 PM

Fazioli Room at UCPAC, Rahway

The Jazz Club at UCPAC: Reut Regev & Igal Foni

Arts & Entertainment

Tue, December 19, 8:00 PM

Temple Beth-El Mekor Chayim, Cranford

Cranford Temple Offers Multi-Cultural Holiday ...

Religions And Spirituality