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September 5, 2021

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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TRENTON, NJ — Gov. Phil Murphy announced Monday that 10,505,407 doses of COVID-19 vaccines (Pfizer, Moderna and J&J) have been administered in New Jersey as of Aug. 2. This means that 5,309,373 individuals who live, work, or study in New Jersey are now fully vaccinated. However, with the ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — At its May 19th special meeting, the Rahway City Council unanimously approved on first reading Ordinance O-22-21. (Council members Baker and Cox were absent.) The ordinance modifies Chapter 97 of the Municipal Code, which concerns the city's Special Improvement District (SID).

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Vaccinations or Regular Testing Will be Required to Curb the Risk of COVID-19 TRENTON, NJ — Gov. Phil Murphy today announced that all workers in certain state and private health care facilities and high-risk congregate settings will be required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or be ...

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TRENTON, NJ — Following the recent upsurge in the Delta variant of COVID-19, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) on July 27 updated its guidance for people who have been fully vaccinated. The CDC said that while individuals can resume activities that they did prior to the pandemic to reduce the ...

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TRENTON, NJ — Governor Phil Murphy announced at his regular COVID press briefing on Monday, July 19, that over 10 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines have been administered in New Jersey and that more than 5 million individuals who live, work, or study in the state are now fully vaccinated. Among ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — The Rahway Municipal Council met on Monday, July 12 at 7 p.m. and addressed several key topics and agenda items. Notably, one of the first topics of discussion was not in fact on the agenda but pertained to a matter doubtless on the minds of many. Mayor Raymond A. Giacobbe addressed ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — There will be a Rahway Redevelopment Agency meeting tonight at 6:30 p.m. Meetings continue to be held via Zoom. To connect virtually to the meeting, click here. For additional information about joining virtually, click here. For general information about the Rahway Redevelopment ...

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Story Highlights: In November, New Jersey voters approved recreational cannabis use. Municipalities have until August 21 to prohibit cannabis-related businesses from operating within their borders. Rahway City Council adopted an ordinance that approved five of six cannabis marketplace ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — Here are some of the meetings and events happening this week in Rahway. City: Rahway Municipal Council Meeting: Monday, July 12 at 7 p.m. Click here for more information and to attend via Zoom. The Rahway Public Library announced its expanded services schedule as of June 1.

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TRENTON, NJ — The New Jersey State Assembly has unanimously passed a bill that would support increased funding for school security. Additional funding may be awarded to schools already in compliance with the law that are seeking to implement additional security improvements such as surveillance ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — We thought we'd give readers and residents an idea of some activities, events, and meetings upcoming in town, while also sharing a few of the things we hope to cover in the online pages of TAPinto Rahway soon. While the early days of summer can sometimes seem a bit slower than the rest ...

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NEW JERSEY -- Attorney General Gurbir Grewal announced today that he will be resigning his post later this month.  Grewal, the country's first Sikh Attorney General, will become the Director of Enforcement at the Securities Exchange Commission on July 26. Governor Murphy lauded the many ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — Don't be fooled into thinking, as the summer commences and the school year ends, that there isn't still quite a lot going on in town. In fact, one might argue that there is even more going on now than at any time over the past year and a half, with COVID-19 numbers down, vaccinations ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — While a bit last minute, we did want to inform residents about the public library meeting that was moved from May to tonight, Tuesday, June 22.  The Rahway Public Library Board of Trustees will hold its monthly meeting, originally scheduled for May, tonight at 7:30 p.m. Those ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — There are several events taking place in Rahway between today and Sunday related to the Juneteenth holiday. We've written about a few of these before but wished to put the various events together for anyone who may have missed our earlier coverage and to remind readers about these ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — The Rahway City Council met on Monday, June 14, for a combined meeting. The extensive agenda included a number of items. Chief Rodger Retires After 37 years of service to the Rahway Community, Police Chief John M. Rodger has retired. In remarks during Monday night’s meeting, ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — Here are just some of the events and happenings this week in town. We'll update the list as more information becomes available and as we're made aware of additional activities. City Rahway Municipal Council Meeting: Monday, June 14 at 7 p.m. Click here for more information and ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — As TAPinto Rahway announced several weeks ago, on June 3, the Rahway Social Justice Commission, in collaboration with Mayor Raymond Giacobbe and the Rahway City Council, presented a lecture entitled "Social Voices: Social Equity in the Modern Workplace." The event took place at the ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — Citing a variety of ways in which the "pandemic has negatively impacted all of us, including, medically, socially, and financially," Rahway City Hall announced that there would be a 0% municipal tax increase from the previous year. The average municipal taxes levied for calendar year ...

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