Rahway

Rahway PAL Basketball Champs

Rahway PAL’s 2009 basketball season came to a close on March 21. The teams pictured bewlow emerged as champions in each of their respective divisions. The third and fourth grade champs: Coach Lawrence Van Diver, Garrison Armand, Taylor Burkett, Samirah…

School Elections Today

STATE – On Tuesday, more than 550 of the state’s 603 school districts will hold elections where voters express approval or dissent on proposed budgets for the 2009-10 school year and fill about 1,500 school board seats, according to the…

Track Stars Earn Scholarship

Track Stars Earn Scholarships—Rahway High School senior track stars Pierre Darisme and Ricky Draughn earned full athletic scholarships to attend college. Darisme will go to Southwest Mississippi College, while Draughn will attend Neosho College in Kansas. Pictured above are Ricky…

Union Protests Planned Merck Job Cuts

RAHWAY—Members of the U.S. Steelworkers, Local 4-575, staged a protest outside Merck’s Rahway facility in opposition against the company’s plans to cut as many as 178 jobs held by union members. The union is currently negotiating a new contract with…

Scouts Plan River Clean-Up Event

CLARK – Cub Scout Pack 30 and Boy Scout Troop 330 are already planning this year’s annual Earth Week Rahway River clean-up event. The scouts and other volunteers will work together to remove litter and debris from the Rahway River…

Holmes To Retire From Freeholder Board

RAHWAY—Citing increased demands on his private security business, Freeholder Chester Holmes announced he would not seek re-election to a fifth term on the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders. Holmes, a popular Rahway resident who will have served more than…