Rahway Top Stories

October 19, 2018

ELIZABETH, NJ - Elizabeth Rotary Club’s annual fan-favorite fundraiser flooded the Renaissance Hotel’s ballroom with novice and seasoned foodies alike Monday evening, raising more than $13,000 to put toward community initiatives. Entering its 12th year, Taste of Elizabeth offered 40 food and ...

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RAHWAY, NJ - If you are a local resident that lost your keys by the Rahway Train Station on Thursday morning, this may help.   A TAPinto reader found a key chain with a fob on Broad Street by the Harley Davidson dealer.  The keys were left with maintenance personnel on the NYC-bound side of the ...

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HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ - Once again this year A Hero's Welcome Northern NJ is partnering with Wreaths Across America to lay wreaths at the graves of veterans at Christmas time. Wreaths Across America "coordinates wreath­-laying ceremonies at more than 1,400 locations across the United States, at ...

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  RAHWAY, NJ - The Immaculata High School Spartans came away empty-handed Friday night, their offense shut down by the dominant Rahway Indians defense which limited the Spartans to just over 100 yards.   The Spartans were shut out 21-0, with their season record dropping to 4-3, having lost ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - A resolution for $1.9 million for a new vote tabulation system by ES&S was approved at the first Union County Freeholders mobile meeting on Thursday, held in Plainfield's municipal court. Nicole DiRado, an administrator from the Office of the Board of Elections, said that ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ – The Essex County man charged in the 2015 killing of a Rahway woman was found guilty of murder on Wednesday. Roberto Grillo, 39, of Bloomfield, was convicted murder and nine other charges related to the death of 35-year-old Yolanda Vega, putting an end to the four-week trial ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ -- Members of the local community are expressing their outrage over racist, anti-Semitic and vulgar graffiti that was spray-painted on the outside of Scotch Plains-Fanwood High School sometime before the weekend began.  Pictures of the offensive messages spread rapidly ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — The town of Westfield unveiled new recycling opportunities at its conservation center Wednesday, including a partnership with Second Chance Toys, which collects plastic toys, cleans them and gives them local to organizations that serve children in need. New sheds, paid for with a ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - Trinitas Regional Medical Center held a dedication ceremony and tour of the opening of its new high-tech Breast Center, the Connie Dwyer Breast Center on Monday evening. The 3.4 million Breast Center will provide the latest in screening, diagnosis, and treatment for women, ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ – A Union County jury found the three men charged with robbing a Rahway gas station at knifepoint guilty late Friday afternoon. Jose Mena, 21, Angel Nunez-Hernandez, 22, and Mario Cabrera-Peña, 26, all of Perth Amboy, were convicted of various charges related to the April 10, 2016 ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ — The annual Essex-Hudson-Union Walk to End Alzheimer’s doubled in size this year, as more than 1,000 people attended Saturday’s event, hosted by the Alzheimer’s Association Greater New Jersey chapter (AAGNJ) at West Orange’s South Mountain Recreation Clipper Pavilion, in support of ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ – The fifth annual Union County Day of Prayer promises to deliver a message of unity, embracement of diversity and community goodwill says local church leaders.  The event will take place on October 9, from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m., at St. Bartholomew the Apostle Church located at 2032 ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Rutgers University has opened research center to study the treatment and service needs for people with autism spectrum disorders that will allow an advisory board of parents and advocates of the disability community to identify unmet needs. Based in New Brunswick, the New ...

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CRANFORD, NJ - After scoring 77 points in the first two games, not many would have predicted that the Cranford High School football team would be looking at a zero on the scoreboard at the final whistle.  Both teams were staring at zeros late into the third quarter until Rahway quarterback ...

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