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May 27, 2021

RAHWAY, NJ — Memorial Day is Monday, May 31. Yesterday, on his official Facebook page, Mayor Raymond Giacobbe announced a Memorial Day event taking place today, Thursday, May 27 at 4 p.m. He wrote, "On Thursday, [May 27] at 4 pm, the City of Rahway, in partnership with the Rahway Veterans ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — On Thursday, June 3 at 6:30 p.m., the Rahway Social Justice Commission, in collaboration with Mayor Raymond Giacobbe and the Rahway City Council, will present a lecture entitled "Social Voices: Social Equity in the Modern Workplace." The event will take place at the Rahway Recreation ...

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NEW JERSEY — Governor Phil Murphy has lifted indoor mask mandates for vaccinated individuals ahead of Memorial Day weekend.  Effective May 28, New Jersey will lift the requirement for maintaining six feet of social distancing in indoor and outdoor settings and will lift the prohibitions on dance ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — Here are some of the meetings and events taking place in town this week. City: This week there are actually several city meetings scheduled on the same day, Tuesday, May 25. Though they are not being held at exactly the same time, there is some overlap. Those wishing to attend ...

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RAHWAY and TRENTON, NJ — Governor Phil Murphy today announced that, upon the conclusion of this school year, schools will be required to provide full-day, in-person instruction, as they were prior to the COVID-19 public health emergency. “When schools across New Jersey first closed their doors ...

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RAHWAY and TRENTON, NJ — On May 14, Governor Phil Murphy extended New Jersey’s public health emergency for another month, but acknowledged that it may be the last time the executive order is needed. As state coronavirus metrics continue to trend in the right direction, Murphy said his ...

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NEW JERSEY — The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) extended the deadline to file 2020 federal tax returns to Monday, May 17 to give individual filers, tax preparers and the IRS itself more time to sort through the many changes affecting one's 2020 taxes from the latest Covid-19 relief package. New ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — Here are some of the meetings and events taking place in town this week. City: There is a Board of Adjustment Meeting, Monday, May 17, at 7 p.m.  In order to attend virtually, please reference the following information:          ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — At the end of April, the Union County Board of Commissioners announced that an award of $95,000 had been granted to the city of Rahway in order to assist with its road resurfacing projects. The money was a portion of the $1.5 million disbursed through the 7th Annual Union County ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — The Rahway City Council met last night, Monday, May 10. On the agenda were several items ranging from vaccination information to new city appointments to plans for the city's 4th of July celebration. Mayor’s Remarks While noting a decline in the number of COVID-19 cases in the ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — Here we go again, everyone. Some activities and events in the city and schools this week. City: There is a Municipal Council Meeting tomorrow, Monday, May 10, at 7 p.m.  In order to attend virtually, please reference the following information:            Zoom Webinar ID: ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — Mayor Raymond Giacobbe confirmed 14 new COVID-19 positive cases in the city of Rahway from March 3-5, bringing its cumulative total to 3,675 total positive cases since first reported back in March 2020. On May 3, there were four positive cases. On May 4, there were five cases. And ...

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Plan Boosts Pay for Direct Support Professionals, Certified Nurse Aides, Personal Care Assistants, Medicaid Transportation Providers and Child Care Workers TRENTON – Demonstrating continued support for the frontline workers who are vital to the health and safety of so many New Jerseyans, ...

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TRENTON, NJ -- With COVID-19 numbers trending decisively in the right direction and New Jersey progressing toward its adult-age vaccination goals, Gov. Murphy on Monday announced an additional easing of restrictions, including a removal of all percentage capacity limits for indoor and outdoor ...

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TRENTON, NJ — Gov. Phil Murphy at his COVID press briefing Wednesday announced that he would sign an Executive Order allowing for summer camps—both day camps and sleep away camps—to open for the upcoming season. The governor says that he is pleased with the way COVID numbers are trending downwards, ...

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NEW JERSEY — The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) revised its masking guidance for fully vaccinated Americans on Tuesday, April 27. The new public health recommendations outlined instances in which fully vaccinated individuals can forgo wearing a mask. This guidance applies to COVID-19 vaccines ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — When TAPinto Rahway last reported on the city's vaccination registration program, the dates, times, and places comprised two locations—the Gateway Family YMCA and the Rahway Community Action Organization at the JFK Center—and seven time slots on three separate days—April 29, May 1, and ...

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TRENTON, NJ -- Gov. Phil Murphy said at his COVID-19 press briefing Monday afternoon that effective May 10, indoor room capacities for private catered events -- including weddings and school proms, political events, funerals, memorial services, and performances -- will increase to 50% with a ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — Here are some of the meetings and events taking place in the city and the schools this week. City: On Tuesday, April 27 at 7 p.m., there is a Planning Board Meeting. Teleconference and dial-in information is as ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — Earlier in the week, Mayor Raymond Giacobbe and Rahway City Hall announced that the city would soon be setting up several sites for residents to sign up in person for vaccination appointments. Today, the city released the schedule and locations for such appointments. The vaccination ...

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TRENTON, NJ – Gov. Phil Murphy signed bill A5405, which will direct $10 million from the Coronavirus Relief Fund established under the Federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act to the New Jersey Department of Agriculture. This funding will be distributed to seven New ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — Mayor Raymond Giacobbe and the city of Rahway just announced that preparations are underway to provide registration sessions and information seminars for residents to sign up for vaccinations, ask questions regarding vaccines and vaccination efforts, and to connect with medical experts ...

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NEW JERSEY — As of April 19, New Jersey residents ages 16 and up are now eligible to get vaccinated.  "Today, everyone who lives, works, or studies in New Jersey, ages 16+, is now eligible to be vaccinated," Gov. Phil Murphy said during his COVID-19 press briefing in Trenton on Monday afternoon.

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RAHWAY, NJ — There are a number of events taking place in town this week of possible interest to residents. City: On Monday, April 19, at 7 p.m., there is a meeting of the Zoning Board of Adjustment. Members of the public are invited to attend via Zoom or dial-in. For more information, ...

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TRENTON, NJ – The Department of Human Services announced 231,000 New Jersey households who receive food assistance through the state’s Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (NJ SNAP) have received extra benefits under a new federal policy. Human Services has been providing NJ SNAP households ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — Amidst all the difficulties and challenges associated with the COVID-19 pandemic, which has now entered its 13th month, the plight of small businesses navigating the uncertain waters of a continually shaky economy is no minor problem simply solved. Nonetheless, Mayor Raymond Giacobbe, ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — Last night, speaking virtually, Mayor Raymond Giacobbe delivered Rahway's 2021 State of the City Address. In it, he touched on a number of topics and themes, including especially what he called "two transformative events" of the last year: the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and renewed ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — On April 6, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced that the Housing Authority of the City of Rahway had been awarded a Resident Opportunities and Self-Sufficiency (ROSS) Service Coordinator grant totaling $239,250. Rahway was one of six housing authorities ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — It was business as usual as the Rahway City Council met Monday night for its April 12 combined meeting. Notable Ordinances Two notable ordinances heard by the council and offered for public opinion were the appropriation of $700,000 for a new automotive vehicle and fire rescue ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — Tonight at 7 pm, the city will hold a combined meeting of the Rahway City Council. Items on the agenda include: council reports, a city ordinance adding a handicapped parking space, and a host of resolutions in a number of categories—administration, community development, and ...

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