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October 17, 2021

RAHWAY, NJ — A few weeks back, Mr. Robert Van Wyk, music teacher at Rahway High School (RHS) and musical director for the RHS Theatre, put out a special plea to all RHS supporters, theater and music aficionados, and lovers of the arts in general. In August, the Performing Arts Department's ...

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Free concert sponsored by the Commissioner Board in celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month 2021 The Union County Board of County Commissioners informs residents that the “Concert in the Park,” scheduled for October 16th has been rescheduled due to impending inclement weather. The new date for ...

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Union County, NJ — Union County’s annual “Four Centuries in a Weekend: A Journey through Union County’s History” is back this year on Saturday, October 16 and Sunday, October 17 from noon to 5 p.m. each day. The weekend of activities features special events for all ages at more than 30 historic ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — The Union County Board County Commissioners invites residents to two upcoming Sensory Friendly Theatre events at the Union County Performing Arts Center in Rahway. The Sensory Friendly series, sponsored by the Freeholder Board, showcases exciting live performances in an environment ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — Starting soon, as in, like, pretty much right now (officially beginning at noon), and going until 4 p.m. today, Sunday, October 3, the Merchants and Drovers Tavern Museum is holding a ghost tour of Rahway Cemetery. The theme is "They Responded to the Call." As the museum states, ...

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Despite the rainy night, more than one hundred children and adults had smiles on their faces because of a virtual magic show held by TAPinto on Thursday, Sept. 23 at 7 p.m. The “Welcome Back to School Magic Show” was hosted by TAPinto and sponsored by the Atlantic Health System's Children's ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — When first reporting on the new playground surface over at Brennan Field, TAPinto Rahway thought it was a fairly singular affair. Little did we know that it wasn't the first, nor was it to be the last, of Rahway's many fields to receive playground surface upgrades. Two playgrounds—at ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — Union County’s celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month continues with Family Fun Day at Rahway River Park in Rahway on Sunday, October 3, from 1-4 p.m. The free festivities are open to all Union County residents, including a full slate of live music, arts and crafts, horseback rides, ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — TAPinto Rahway has been reporting recently on a number of upcoming events. As we take a look and review a few of these, we notice that many of them take place today, Saturday, September 25. We thought it was worthwhile, therefore, to provide readers with a brief review of the day and ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — The Merchants and Drovers Tavern Museum Association will hold a fall Moonlight Tavern Night on September 25 from 7:30-11 p.m. The event will take place at Rahway's 226-year-old tavern and inn at 1632 St. Georges Avenue. Event organizers have an evening of enjoyment and activities ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — Mayor Raymond Giacobbe, in his opening remarks at Wednesday's grand reopening at Brennan Field, unwittingly (or maybe on purpose; he is, after all, a TAPinto Rahway reader) corroborated our earlier claim about Gen Xers and the treacherous lengths to which we once went in order to enjoy ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — So you know that Rahway is all about culture and the arts, among many other things, right? Yeah, yeah, just checking. We know you know that. And while we're at it, we heard out on the street that folks were unsure if Culture Crawl was still happening this year. What!? TAPinto Rahway ...

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Update: On September 20, the location of the BOE meeting was moved to the auditorium of Rahway High School. RAHWAY, NJ — There are several things taking place this week in town, even if we merely limit our focus, for the time being, to just a few of the meetings and events in the city and the ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — Anyone expecting to get one of those "good parking spots" was seriously fooling themselves (or waking up very, very early), as the annual Hot Rods and Harleys made its much anticipated appearance downtown. Despite having to park what felt like 10 miles away myself (I'm such a baby; it ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — One might say that Darren Spaulding already spins the wheel of fortune in a figurative sense, in his day job as a teacher at the Rahway 7th & 8th Grade Academy. As anyone who teaches knows, the school day is filled with the unpredictable and the sometimes uncontrollable. On more ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — After the COVID-19 pandemic forced its cancelation last year (yeah, we're getting pretty tired of that particular theme too), one of Rahway's most beloved and popular events is back. Hot Rods and Harleys, co-sponsored by U4Guys and the City of Rahway, is taking place this Saturday, ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — The Rahway Public Library has a number of activities for children and adults this week. Additionally, as a reminder, the entire month of September is Fine Amnesty month. Return your overdue library books in the month of September and your fines will be forgiven! This Week at the ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — Rahway residents will have a chance to return any long overdue books to the library without penalty, during the entire month of September. Books may be returned in either of the two outdoor drop boxes or in person at the circulation desk. “We know that a few forgotten books ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — The Union County Performing Arts Center (UCPAC) announced on August 31 the appointment of its new executive director, Craig Sumberg. He assumes his position just weeks before UCPAC's September 25th reopening following several months of renovations. “I couldn't be more excited to be ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — It feels like it's 95 degrees outside, it's humid, there's a heat advisory, and rain is likely coming over the next few hours. But Gretchen Kellaway remains determined to ensure that her Eco-Crafts event takes place rain or shine. The program is still happening from 2-4 p.m. but, due ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — TAPinto Rahway introduced you the other day to photographer Jacki Dickert when we attended the opening reception for her art exhibit "Water: The Real and the Abstract." Well, imagine if you could spend some time actually taking your own photographs alongside her as she offered ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — Here are a list of today's Rahway RiverFest events. Be sure to check out a few (or all of them). 9:30AM to 10:45AM Yoga at River's Edge with Lisa Ferraro River Road, South of Rahway River Park Enjoy an all-levels yoga class where we embrace the power of water to cleanse & ...

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Free outdoor movie to be shown at dusk will cap off Multicultural Entertainment Day beginning at 11 a.m. UNION COUNTY, NJ — The Union County Board of Commissioners invites all residents to enjoy the next outdoor movie night in Union County’s “Family Fun and Flix” series. The series continues ...

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Ok, so TAPinto Rahway is shamelessly republishing this piece from yesterday. Here is our thinking. First, the event is today, so we want to generate some added interest and enthusiasm for it. Second, while the love is starting to increase for this particular article, the initial response was a bit ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — I don't know what Eco-Crafts are exactly either. So why don't you head on over to the Coffee Box right now and let RiverFest arts and crafts expert Gretchen Kellaway not only explain it to you but show you how to do it. Wednesday, August 25, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Eco-Crafts with ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — Based on the title of this article, some of our regular readers may be a bit perplexed about what this could possibly have to do with TAPinto Rahway. Well, read to the end and find out! (You know you're going to skip to the end and then go back. That's okay too.) Here are TAPinto ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — See, we told you the weather would be improving! Rahway RiverFest has a few exciting things happening today. Be sure to check them out. Here is the day's events as described on the RRWA website. 9:30-10:45 a.m. Yoga at River's Edge with Lisa Ferraro River Road, South of Rahway ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — Okay, quickly, before we do anything else today, TAPinto Rahway wants to remind you about today's yoga event, starting very soon. 9:30AM to 10:45AM Yoga at River's Edge with Lisa Ferraro River Road, South of Rahway River Park Enjoy an all-levels yoga class where we embrace the ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — One cannot accurately characterize New Jersey photographer Jacki Dickert as merely a "teacher-turned-artist." Though now officially retired from elementary school teaching and devoting herself to all things photographic, Dickert, it turns out, has always been an artist, just as she now ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — Yes, friends. Rahway RiverFest is on schedule for today, August 23! TAPinto Rahway has just confirmed the list of events and activities with Rahway River Watershed Association (RRWA) Executive Director Clea Carchia. Here is the day's itineria, as described on the RRWA website.

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