Health & Wellness

The Gateway Family YMCA Swim Team Tryout Dates Announced


RAHWAY, NJ - The Gateway Family YMCA has announced upcoming try-outs for the 2017-2018 Rapids swim team, scheduled for August 25th at 6:30pm and August 27th at 2:00pm at The Gateway Family YMCA – Rahway Branch, 1564 Irving Street, Rahway, NJ.  “After a very successful 2016-2017 competitive season, the team is looking to grow even more. Our diverse team currently encompasses more than 60 swimmers from towns in both Eastern Union and Northern Middlesex counties,” said Shannon Frank, Associate Branch Director, The Gateway Family YMCA – Rahway Branch.

The competitive swim season runs from September through March; with dual meets starting in October and Championship meets starting in February.  The Rapids swim team competes against other YMCAs in the Northern New Jersey Swim League. Swim meets are held on Saturdays at The Gateway Family YMCA - Rahway Branch or at the site of the competing YMCA.  “This year we are happy to announce that we will be adding additional swim meets to enhance our swimmers’ development,” said Rodger Koerber, Rahway Branch Executive Director.

To learn more about The Gateway Family YMCA’s swim team programs, please visit or contact the Rahway Branch 732-388-0057.

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Information on Parking and Traffic for Saturday's 'March for Our Lives' Event

March 23, 2018

UNION, NJ – It is anticipated that several hundred people or more will participate in the Union County March for Our Lives event on Saturday morning in Union.

Students, teachers, parents, clergy and public officials from all over Union County will be walking from Burnet Middle School to Town Hall in an anti-gun violence march.

Parking will be available in the following ...

Clark's Cornerstone PT Offers Amazing New Therapy for Pain Relief Without Drugs or Surgery


CLARK, NJ – Are you living with chronic pain and inflammation caused by a musculoskeletal condition?   Do you think your only option is pain-killing drugs or surgery?  There is a highly effective treatment close to home.

Cornerstone Physical Therapy Health and Wellness Center is now officering the latest technology in therapeutic pain relief with the introduction ...

Visit Union County’s Green Online Shop and Celebrate Earth Day with a New Compost Bin or Rain Barrel

March 23, 2018

Union County gardeners looking for a good Earth Day project can visit the new Union County Means Green online shop now and order a new compost bin or rain barrel at 50% off the retail price.

“Composting food scraps and harvesting rainwater are two effective ways to improve soil health and conserve water,” said Freeholder Chairman Sergio Granados. “Offering these compost bins ...

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