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Union County Brings Sensory-Friendly Performance of GALUMPHA to Rahway

October 12, 2017

RAHWAY, NJ - The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders will bring a sensory-friendly performance featuring the visually stunning acrobatics of GALUMPHA to the stage at the Union County Performing Arts Center on Sunday, October 29 at 2:00 p.m.

All tickets are $8 per person and can be purchased through the Union County Performing Arts Center at ucpac.org or by calling the Box Office at ...

Union County Freeholders Honor Miss Black USA from Rahway

RAHWAY, NJ - The Union County Freeholder Board this week honored the 2017 Miss Black USA, Daphne Lee, a Rahway resident who is a professional ballerina.

Lee graduated with honors from the Ailey/Fordham B.F.A program in dance and is a recipient of the Denise Jefferson Scholarship award. She received scholarships to Jacobs Pillow, School of American Ballet, Dance Theatre of Harlem and is a ...

St. Joseph High School Open House Attracts 500 Prospective Students

October 16, 2017

METUCHEN, NJ - More than 500 visitors received personalized tours from students throughout the campus on Sunday, October 15, at St. Joseph High School - Metuchen.

Interested members of the Class of 2022 toured classrooms, received information about sports programs and extracurricular activities and had an opportunity to take their picture with the Falcon.

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Newark Police: Rahway Resident Arrested for Possession of Two Loaded Guns

October 11, 2017

NEWARK, NJ – A Rahway woman was arrested for possession of two loaded handguns on Tuesday night.

Dayana Valderrama, 21, was arrested and charged with two counts of unlawful possession of a weapon after police found a loaded 9MM handgun and a .40 caliber handgun in the car she was driving on Franklin Avenue.

According to a Newark Department of Safety press release, police found the ...

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Groundbreaking at $8.9 Million Ashbrook Golf Course Clubhouse in Scotch Plains

October 11, 2017

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ - The Union County Freeholder Board today held a groundbreaking in Scotch Plains for the new $8.9 million Ash Brook Golf Course Clubhouse  that is anticipated to open in September 2018.

Once constructed, the new 21,000 sq. ft. building will house a full-service restaurant with terrace (capacity: 120 people), a full retail pro shop, administrative ...

Former Governor Whitman Honored at Great Swamp Watershed Gala Celebration

October 13, 2017

FLORHAM PARK, NJ - Former New Jersey Governor Christine Todd Whitman was the honored guest at the Great Swamp Watershed Association 2017 Gala Celebration held Thursday night at the Brooklake Country Club.

Chatham residents turned out for the fundraiser that supports the yearly budget of the association, which is "dedicated to protecting and improving the water resources of the ...

Rape Crisis Advocates Needed

October 18, 2017

The Union County Rape Crisis Center (RCC) needs volunteer advocates to assist victims of sexual violence. The Rape Crisis Center will train volunteers during daytime sessions at the Colleen Fraser Building at the Union County complex at 300 North Avenue East in Westfield.  Prior to training, each volunteer must come to the Rape Crisis Center for an informal interview.

“These ...

RAHWAY FOUR-YEAR-OLDS RAISE THE BANNER HIGH FOR FULL DAY PRESCHOOL

Thanks to a recent $2,700,000 PEEA grant by the New Jersey Dept. of Education, eight classrooms in five Rahway District schools have been magically transformed, in almost the wink of an eye, into warm, welcoming, age and developmentally appropriate learning environments for 260 four-year-old Rahway preschoolers.  Through the dedicated efforts of Superintendent of Schools, Dr. Patricia Camp, ...

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