Category: Rahway

Year End Reflections

By Red Stinger My new-found free time is allowing me to reconsider years of memories.  My office is littered with pictures and stuff.  A lot of the stuff is about Jiminy Cricket.  I really don’t remember what got me started,…

Remembering The Troops At Christmas

  Remembering The Troops At Christmas—Students in Linda Lampert’s second grade class at Franklin School in Rahway enjoyed writing letters and making ‘Get Well Soon’ and ‘Christmas’ cards for wounded American soldiers.  The students are hoping that their cards will…

The Gift of Giving

The Gift of Giving – Madison Elementary School fifth graders Hannah Smythe, Christina Kallinosis, Bridget Kneisel and Emily Beenders decorate the Rahway school’s “Giving Tree,” which is part of an annual campaign for Toys for Tots. Madison School works with…

Making Holiday Memories

Making Holiday Memories – New Jersey artist Lloyd Garrison has prepared a pair of new holiday cards featuring paintings of the area. Walt’s, pictured above, was a favorite hang out for Rahway and Linden residents in the 1950s and 60s,…

NJ Schools Violate Laws

STATE—The American Civil Liberties Union found that 196 New Jersey jurisdictions acted in violation of federal, state and constitutional laws forbidding schools from asking for immigration status or Social Security numbers to register. The organization identified six Union County school…

Hero Cop Remembered

RAHWAY—On Friday, members of the Policeman’s Benevolent Association Local 31 dedicated a memorial to Rahway Police Officer Charles Bernoskie at the site where he was killed 50 years ago. The monument on the corner of West Milton and St. Georges…