Rahway

Carpenters endorse Republican in Rahway three-way contest

Patrick Cassio

Republican Patrick Cassio has been endorsed by the New Jersey Carpenters union in his campaign for mayor of Rahway, where an independent Democrat, the Democratic incumbent and the GOP contender are waging a three-way contest. They coveted endorsement from the…

Perth Amboy police identify Rahway man they claim attempted suicide

Perth Amboy police officers released the name of a Rahway man after they prevented him from committing suicide at about 3:30 a.m. on Tuesday, September 30, 2014. Lieutenant Luis Armas, station commander at the time, heard a transmission from Westfield Police through the…

Rent on stage in Rahway

The Union County Performing Arts Center will present Rent, the update of Puccini’s La Boheme billed as ‘the musical that changed Broadway forever.’ Produced by Mystic Vision Players, at the Main Stage at UCPAC, performances are limited to two weekends,…

Rahway library hosts business seminars

The Rahway Public Library will host a series of business seminars during October and November presented by SCORE, a nonprofit association dedicated to helping small businesses, in cooperation with the Rahway Chamber of Commerce. These seminars will include such topics as: ? Starting…

Progressive dinner supports Rahway library

The Friends of the Rahway Public Library will hold the third annual Progressive Dinner on Wednesday, October 8, 2014 at several restaurants in downtown Rahway. Funds raised will be used to support programs and facilities at the library. A progressive…

Car injures two pedestrians

Two pedestrians were hit by a car Monday night while crossing Saint George’s Avenue at Church Street, police said. Tracie Pribush, 51, and 58-year-old Keith Arnold, both of Rahway, were crossing Saint George’s Avenue at Church Street when they were struck by…

Pelissier will be paid for five months after quitting

No explanation has been given for the sudden resignation of Peter H. Pelissier, but the Rahway Redevelopment Agency director will be paid five months salary at taxpayer expense from the time he quit. Mark Hrywna, author of the Rahway Rising…

Top ranked chess player killed by his father in murder suicide

An internationally ranked 11-year-old chess player was killed by his father in an apparent murder suicide, according to Union County authorities. Authorities say Jens Elberling, 48, shot and killed his son, Thomas, with a rifle late last week and then…

Blog credits Steinman for Redevelopment Agency ‘Massacre’

Readers may want to compare our original breaking news story with this different take on an abrupt overhaul at the city’s redevelopment agency that was posted on the Rahway Rising website: Call it the Labor Day Massacre: In a span of 24…