Heavy Snowfall Still Expected in Rahway, National Weather Service Says

March 7, 2018

RAHWAY, NJ – Although Union County residents awoke to clear streets and sidewalks this morning, the area remains under a Winter Storm Watch until 4 a.m. Thursday.

The National Weather service increased the expected snowfall for the area, reporting that the heaviest snowfall will occur between noon and 8 p.m., according to the NWS’ morning update.

A total snow accumulation of ...

Professional Firefighters Show Off Cooking Skills, Raise Funds for Saint Barnabas Burn Center; Rahway Wins Best Dessert

EDISON, NJ - Edison’s Pines Manor was transformed into a firehouse kitchen on Monday as teams from 24 professional fire departments across New Jersey showed off their cooking skills at the NJ FMBA’s eighth annual Cooked and Uncorked Food and Wine Festival.

The event, which raised over $50,000 that will be split between the Saint Barnabas Burn Center and the NJ FMBA Foundation, was ...

Investigators Release Surveillance Video from 2-Year-Old Murder of Rahway Sneaker Store Owner; $10,000 Reward Offered

RAHWAY, NJ - Investigators are seeking the public's help in solving the two-year-old murder of a Rahway sneaker entrepreneur, releasing surveillance videos of the two suspects fleeing the scene, Union County Prosecutor Michael A. Monahan announced Monday.

A $10,000 reward is being offered for tips that lead to an arrest and indictment in the case. Tips can be given ...

Millburn H.S. Volleyball Coach Charged With Sexual Contact With a Minor in Rahway

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - An Edison resident who coaches volleyball at Millburn High School has been charged with sexual contact and endangerment.

Peter Nguyen, 50, of Edison, the head coach of the Millburn High School volleyball team, was charged with two second-degree counts of endangering the welfare of a child; one count for sexual contact with the 14-year-old female and also ...

Rahway FD Responds to Early Morning House Blaze

CLARK, NJ - A house fire at 10 Harrison Street sent Rahway firefighters into action in the early hours of Tuesday morning.   

According to Clark Fire Chief Frank Cerasa, when crews arrived at the home at approximately 3:30 a.m., the interior rear end of the first floor was heavily engulfed in flames and working its way to the second story.   

Five Residents of the ...

Rahway's Rayford Charged with Distributing Fentanyl-laced Crack Cocaine that Killed 3 Rahway Residents

RAHWAY, NJ - George Rayford, 38 of Rahway, has been arrested and charged with distributing crack cocaine that led to the death of three people and sent others to the hospital, it was announced Friday by Union County Prosecutor Michael A. Monahan.

“Considering the high levels of purity found in illegal drugs being sold throughout Union County and New Jersey, as well as the potential ...

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Tips for Home Heating Fire Safety

March 8, 2018

There is nothing like a nor’easter, or two, in March to keep home heating a priority.

The National Fire Protection Agency (NFPA) reports that fires sparked by home heating equipment account 43 percent of all home heating blazes, and tragically, 85 percent of home heating fire deaths.

Heating equipment is responsible for 15 percent of all home structure fires and millions of ...