Rahway

Democrats Sweep Rahway Council Races

RAHWAY — Democrats swept Rahway’s six City Council races. Democrat Bobby Akbar defeated Republican Larry Bodine 1,099 to 314 for the First Ward seat. Michael Cox beat Kenneth Lund 1,058 to 470 in the Second Ward. Jerome Scaturo outpolled Bryan…

River Cleanup

River Cleanup—On Saturday, Oct. 11, twenty students from Rahway High School’s Social Action Club joined volunteers from the Boy Scouts of America and the Rahway River Association as they participated in the annual Fall Cleanup of Milton Lake Park in…

Learning About Election Day

Playing Their Parts — The students from the Blue and Gold club at Franklin School in Rahway worked hard preparing for Franklin School’s mock presidential debate. Travis James played the part of Barack Obama and Sean Penaranda played the part…

Early Election

Early Election—Election Day came a week early at Grover Cleveland School in Rahway. Faculty and students participated in a mock election. Students in Ms. Burke and Ms. Bechelli’s class worked the polls, as students in the school voted online for…

Halloween Art

Halloween Art—Students enrolled in Rahway High School’s Advanced Art class recently spent the day in downtown Rahway decorating windows of local businesses as well as the Rahway Public Library for Halloween. The trip, under the leadership of art teacher JoAnne…

Award-Winning Band

Award-Winning Band—The Rahway High School Marching Band was recently awarded first place for music and fifth place overall at the United States Scholastic Band Association Yamaha Cup competition held at Giants’ Stadium on Oct. 11. Pictured above are members of…

Rahway Republicans Run In Five Of Six Wards

RAHWAY—Republicans running in five of the city’s six wards say city council Democrats have failed to provide proper oversight of the administration of Mayor James Kennedy. In particular, GOP challengers say Kennedy was wrong to allow Peter Pellisier to double-dip…