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Freeholders Announce Earliest Opening Date Ever For Ulrich Memorial Pool in Rahway

May 16, 2018

Pool to open Memorial Day weekend, May 26-28th

The Union County Freeholder Board announced today that the Walter E. Ulrich Memorial Pool located in Rahway River Park in Rahway will open Memorial Day weekend, the pool’s earliest opening date ever.

“We are pleased to be offering our residents an increased recreational opportunity by extending our pool schedule this year,” ...

Rahway High Student Vanessa Spangle Wins SkillsUSA State Championship

May 15, 2018

Rahway High School sophomore Vanessa Spangle was honored last month with a Gold Medal award in a statewide SkillsUSA Esthetics competition. 

SkillsUSA, the event sponsor, is a partnership dedicated to helping students prepare for entering a skilled workforce. The event was comprised of 130 categories and held at Somerset Vocational Technical High School, with 2,100 students ...

Rahway's Franklin Elementary School Honors its Own on 'National Nurses Day'

May 21, 2018

 

RAHWAY, NJ - Franklin Elementary School students used the occasion of "National Nurses Day" to recognize nurses in the Rahway School District.

Members of the Franklin School Blue and Gold Club organized a tea party to honor the nurses in the district. Nurses in attendance received gifts, including homemade ice packs.

 

 

A.J. Perri Helping Veterans in Need - Again

TINTON FALLS, NJ – A.J. Perri is back helping veterans in need – this time launching a search for veterans and their families through a partnership with ABC-TV.

As part of the A.J. Perri Cares Program, a lucky New Jersey veteran and their family will receive air conditioning/heating relief this summer.

"They fought for our country, and their families sacrificed," said ...

Toma to Speak to Survivors at Second Relay for Life in Rahway Set for June 2 at Rahway River Park Stadium

RAHWAY, NJ - Cancer survivor David Toma, a retired Newark police officer whose career inspired the TV series "Baretta," will speak at the Relay for Life Survivors' Ceremony when it is held June 2 in Rahway River Park Stadium.

Toma and Renee Sarnicki, an oncology nurse, have been fundraising for the American Cancer Society for 11 years. Last year, they moved the Relay ...

Freeholders Announce Earliest Opening Date Ever For Ulrich Memorial Pool in Rahway

May 16, 2018

Pool to open Memorial Day weekend, May 26-28th

The Union County Freeholder Board announced today that the Walter E. Ulrich Memorial Pool located in Rahway River Park in Rahway will open Memorial Day weekend, the pool’s earliest opening date ever.

“We are pleased to be offering our residents an increased recreational opportunity by extending our pool schedule this year,” ...

Toma to Speak to Survivors at Second Relay for Life in Rahway Set for June 2 at Rahway River Park Stadium

May 16, 2018

RAHWAY, NJ - Cancer survivor David Toma, a retired Newark police officer whose career inspired the TV series "Baretta," will speak at the Relay for Life Survivors' Ceremony when it is held June 2 in Rahway River Park Stadium.

Toma and Renee Sarnicki, an oncology nurse, have been fundraising for the American Cancer Society for 11 years. Last year, they moved the Relay ...

Freeholders Announce Earliest Opening Date Ever For Ulrich Memorial Pool in Rahway

Pool to open Memorial Day weekend, May 26-28th

The Union County Freeholder Board announced today that the Walter E. Ulrich Memorial Pool located in Rahway River Park in Rahway will open Memorial Day weekend, the pool’s earliest opening date ever.

“We are pleased to be offering our residents an increased recreational opportunity by extending our pool schedule this year,” ...

Rahway High Girls 4x200 Relay Team Chosen as Athletes-of-the-Month

May 24, 2018

For the first time since giving out the Athlete-of-the-Month award, Rho Eta Sigma, the student newspaper of Rahway High School, has awarded the female honor to a team of four, the indoor track team’s girls 4x200 relay.

Nominated by Coach Leon Bunion, the four girls are Jodi Alston, Ka’Rynn Hill, Alexis Peterson, and Alexus Smith.

The girls broke the school indoor 4x200 record ...

Rahway Runs into Hot Pitcher in State Tournament Opening Loss to Chatham; Gonzalez, Winters Drive in Runs for Rahway

CHATHAM, NJ - Rahway ran into a hot pitcher in its state tournament opener on Monday.

Chatham left-hander Matt Stamford, coming off a no-hitter vs. Delaware Valley on May 14, extended his hitless streak to 11 straight innings in helping his team defeat Rahway, 9-2, in the opening round of the NJSIAA North Jersey, Section 2, Group 3 state tournament at Chatham High.

Stamford ...

No. 7 Seed Chatham Set to Play No 10 Rahway Monday in First Round of State Baseball Tournament

CHATHAM, NJ - No. 10 seed Rahway will visit No. 7 seed Chatham on Monday for the opening round of the NJSIAA North Jersey, Section 2, Group 3 state baseball tournament.

Rahway (15-5) is led by Jayson Gonzalez, who is 6-1 with a 1.93 ERA as a pitcher and is batting .438 with 14 RBI. Jason Williams is hitting .491 with 27 runs and 17 RBI for the Indians.

Chatham (14-7), which reached the ...

Local Event Travel Idea - The 15th Annual Tour de Elizabeth Comes to Elizabeth this Sunday

May 16, 2018

ELIZABETH, NJ - Cyclists of every skill level are readying their bicycles in anticipation as the 15th annual Tour de Elizabeth that will roll through the city.\ this coming Sunday. 

This year’s ride, which is titled “Destination Elizabeth,” will begin and end at City Hall, is a family-friendly, 15-mile recreational tour of the City of Elizabeth’s historic ...

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Westfield 13-Year-Old Organizes Police vs. Firefighters Charity Hockey Tournament

May 24, 2018

WESTFIELD, NJ — Members of the Westfield fire and police departments will hit the ice on Saturday, June 2 for the second annual Spring Classic hockey game. This year, all funds raised will be donated to Westfield resident and Rahway police officer Tara Hannan, who is battling breast cancer.

The event begins at 5 p.m. at Union Sports Arena on Route 22. Game tickets are $10, and additional ...

Lawson-Muhammad Apologizes For 'Irrational Response' To Police Altercation; School Board President Supports Her

May 17, 2018

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ -  A day after video surfaced of her altercation with a South Orange police officer -- in which she used profanity, threatened to go to the village president and called the police chief “a skinhead cop” -- South Orange Maplewood School Board member Stephanie Lawson-Muhammad issued an apology in which she called her behavior “uncharacteristic” and ...

TAPinto Featured Franchisee: Steve Lenox of TAPinto Paterson

This week's feature will focus on TAPinto Paterson's franchisee, Steve Lenox. Find out how the current owner of a public affairs firm went from a former State Director for Senator Frank Lautenberg to a proud TAPinto franchisee for New Jersey's third largest city.

 

Q. When did you join TAPinto.net?

I joined TAPinto.net in September, ...

Trinitas Health Foundation Gala Approaches Records

May 25, 2018

Elizabeth, NJ– More than 450 guests attended the Trinitas Health Foundation’s annual Gala with the theme “Peace of Mind” on Thursday, May 10 at the Venetian in Garfield.  Funds exceeding $560,000 were raised, making it the second most successful gala in the history of Trinitas.

Guests participated in both a Silent Auction and Live Auctions, the ...

Union County 4-H Teens Pitch in for Geology Open House

Members of the Union County 4-H Teen Service Club volunteered as docents at the Rutgers Geology Museum last Saturday for a National Science Foundation program called In Search of Earth’s Secrets: A Pop-Up Science Encounter.

The students helped visitors navigate the interactive exhibits, as part of a collaborative project including the Rutgers University Department of Marine & Coastal ...

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