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October 22, 2021

TRENTON, NJ - Starting on October 24, New Jersey landlines within the 856 and 908 area codes must dial 10 or 11 digits for all their calls.  After October 24, local landline calls dialed with only seven digits may not go through, and the caller will receive a recording saying their call cannot be ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — Here is TAPinto Rahway's coverage of the most recent Rahway City Council meeting from October 12. Mayor’s Comments (Prepared Remarks) In prepared remarks related to continued hurricane relief efforts, Mayor Raymond Giacobbe lauded collaboration between city, county, state, and ...

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RAHWAY, NJ - Here are some of the things taking place this week in town. City: Monday, October 18 at 6:30 p.m.: NAACP Rahway Branch's Political Action Committee Candidates Night. The event welcomes the community and this year's Board of Education candidates. It is taking place in person at ...

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TRENTON, NJ — Approximately 350,000 New Jersey households with overdue electric and natural gas bills were notified by mail that utility relief may be available. Residents who are behind in their utility and gas bills have until December 1 to enter an assistance program or pay their outstanding ...

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Free App Allows Recipients to Manage SNAP, General Assistance and TANF Benefits on Mobile Devices  TRENTON, NJ—The Department of Human Services today announced that individuals enrolled in the state’s Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) and Work First New Jersey (WFNJ) General ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — For those who may have missed it, the deadline is fast approaching to apply for the Rahway Nonprofit Relief and Recovery Grant. Mayor Raymond Giacobbe and the Rahway City Council, in announcing the grant, emphasized the often severe economic impact of both recent events and those ...

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NJ Human Services Announces Efforts to Improve Access to Traumatic Brain Injury Services for Diverse Communities $1.7M in Funding Allocated for Initiative to Maximize the Overall Health and Well-Being of Individuals Living with Traumatic Brain Injuries TRENTON, NJ — The New Jersey Department ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — Here are a few things happening this week in the city and the schools. City: Tuesday, October 12 at 7 p.m.: Municipal Council Meeting. Click here for more information or to attend. Thursday, October 14 at 7 p.m.: Environmental Commission Meeting. Click here for more ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ — The county has entered into a five-year, $2.6 million contract to send prisoners to Hudson County for substance abuse treatment and reentry program services. The agreement with the Hudson County Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation was approved at the Sept. 23 Board of ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — Following an earlier visit to Union County on September 3, Governor Phil Murphy returned on Saturday, September 25, to tour Rahway with Mayor Raymond Giacobbe and other officials and to speak with residents and local business owners. During his visit, Murphy toured areas of town hit ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — Today's Hispanic Heritage Month Flag Raising ceremony at the Rahway Train Station Plaza was really wonderful. TAPinto Rahway is going to write up a reflection piece on the event soon. But in the meantime, we wanted to share some of the photographs we took. The ceremony started at ...

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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 — After TAPinto Rahway reported on the city's upcoming Hispanic Heritage Flag Raising event, we received additional information from Rahway's Public Relations Coordinator, Lauren Ferrigno. She provided some exciting details about the event, particularly concerning the scheduled speakers.

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RAHWAY, NJ — “Look for the helpers. You will always find people who are helping.” The oft-repeated recommendation of Fred Rogers that started as a bit of motherly advice has since become a rallying call in the face of tragedy. As residents remain reeling from the aftermath of Hurricane Ida, the ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — On Sunday, September 19, at 12 p.m., at Rahway Train Station Plaza, the city of Rahway will hold a Hispanic Heritage Month Flag Raising event. There will be a dedication and address by Mayor Raymond Giacobbe and Laura Giacobbe. There will also be a special guest DJ. National ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — On Saturday, September 11, the city of Rahway joined with the Rahway Police Department, the Rahway Fire Department, and other community partners to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the September 11th attacks. The ceremony took place at 8:30 a.m. outside the Rahway Fire Department on ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — There are a number of meetings and events in town this week. As always, this is not an exhaustive list. Readers who are aware of other activities in town that they'd like us to announce can email us at dbrighouse@tapinto.net. City: Monday, September 13, at 7 p.m.: City Council ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — On Saturday, September 11, at 8:30 a.m., the city of Rahway will commemorate the 20th anniversary of the September 11th attacks. The event will take place at the Rahway Fire Headquarters at 1300 Main Street.  Mayor Raymond Giacobbe invites members of the community to join him and ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — On September 6, President Biden approved Governor Murphy’s disaster declaration and approved federal funding to be used in Bergen, Gloucester, Hunterdon, Middlesex, Passaic, and Somerset counties. Noticeably, many counties that suffered from Tropical Storm Ida, including Union County, ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — Teachers and staff members in the Rahway Public Schools returned to their respective buildings on Wednesday, September 1, only to find themselves back at home the following day in the wake of destructive and often catastrophic flooding in Rahway and throughout the state, as a result of ...

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NEW JERSEY — President Biden has approved New Jersey's Emergency Declaration and ordered Federal assistance to supplement State and local response efforts due to the conditions resulting from the remnants of Hurricane Ida.    According to a White House press release, this action authorizes the ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — The deadline for completing the Rahway "Downtown Strategic Plan Public Input Survey", previously reported on by TAPinto Rahway, has been extended to Friday, September 10. If you have yet to complete the survey and wish to do so, click here. See TAPinto's earlier coverage ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — A few moments ago, TAPinto Rahway received a statement from Mayor Raymond Giacobbe regarding Wednesday evening's unprecedented flooding. We have been reporting since this morning on the damage and destruction wreaked by the aftermath of Hurricane Ida. We print Mayor Giacobbe's complete ...

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TRENTON, NJ — Gov. Murphy has established the Task Force on Afghan Refugee Assistance to report directly to the Office of the Governor. The task force will be chaired by Adjutant General and Commissioner of the NJ Dept. of Military and Veterans Affairs (DMAVA) Brigadier General Dr. Lisa J. Hou and ...

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Scroll below the text for the town-by-town data. UNION COUNTY, NJ — The county grew by 6.8% in the past decade, adding 38,846 people for a total population of 575,345, recently released data from the 2020 census shows. Rahway grew by 7.48%, adding 2,210 people for a total population of ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — Many of you may have noticed a survey circulating, especially via social media, from the mayor and the city of Rahway, entitled "Downtown Strategic Plan Public Input Survey." In one post, Mayor Raymond Giacobbe stated, "The City is currently in the process of developing a strategic ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — As reported previously by TAPinto Rahway, the Board of Education (BOE) Caucus meeting, originally scheduled for Tuesday, August 24, has been moved up to Tuesday, August 17, at 7 p.m. This change is not yet reflected on the district webpage or calendar but was confirmed earlier by the ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — The Rahway City Council meeting of Monday, August 9, featured a special guest. U.S. Representative Donald M. Payne Jr. joined the meeting and provided a legislative district update to board members and members of the public. Over the past thirty years, the Payne name has become ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — There will be a Rahway City Council meeting tonight, Monday, August 9, at 7 p.m. Those wishing to attend should be advised that attendance remains virtual and that registration in advance is recommended. Click here to register for tonight's meeting and here to access the requisite Zoom ...

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TRENTON, NJ — Human Services Acting Commissioner Sarah Adelman today announced that the Department has launched a pilot program offering wireless devices to eligible deaf and hard of hearing New Jersey residents. This program is being administered by Human Services’ Division of the Deaf and Hard ...

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