Rahway

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…

High School Holds Voter Drive

High School Holds Voter Drive – Earlier this month, Rahway High School sponsored a voter registration drive for students who recently turned 18. The effort, themed “Your Choice, Your Vote” was intended to encourage students to share their voices during…

School Board Candidates File Petitions

STATE – Candidates have filed petitions to run for seats on area school boards. Though the original deadline was Monday afternoon, Gov. Jon Corzine extended it until 4 p.m. Wednesday because a snowstorm Monday caused most school districts to shut…

Fifth Grader Saves Cousin’s Life

RAHWAY – Last week, a Rahway fifth grader saved her cousin’s life by calling 9-1-1. Brooklyn Williams, a student at Madison Elementary School in Rahway, went to wake up her six-month-old cousin Mark Anthony Little, she noticed that he was…

Promoting Healthy Habits

Promoting Healthy Habits—February is Dental Health Month at schools in New Jersey. On Feb. 17 students from the UMDNJ School of Dental Hygiene visited Grover Cleveland School in Rahway. The hygiene students visited each class and gave lessons on dental…

Rocky’s Bar & Other Rahway Memories

RAHWAY-Here are some memories from former Rahway resident Sydney Beech-Blicharz, Rahway High School Class of 1971: “I lived in the first house directly behind Rocky’s Bar and Grill and Demblings Grocery Store on West Grant Avenue from 1955-1980. I have…