Category: Rahway

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…

Good Riddance, Zarinsky

If there is a hell, accused serial killer Robert Zarinsky is burning there right now. Zarinsky died at South Woods State Prison in Bridgeton on Friday, Nov. 28, 50 years to the day after he shot and killed Rahway Police…

Ribbon Winning Riders

  Ribbon Winning Riders—Kathleen Shelley, 13, and Briana Baptiste, 12, both of Summit, and Jesse McCormick, 9, of Rahway, display ribbons earned for their first performance in a Watchung Mounted Troop horse riding show. Shelley received a second place red…

Christmas And Winter Memories

by Diane Norek Harrison RAHWAY—Here are some Christmas and winter memories from former Rahway resident Charles Knight, a member of Rahway High School class of 1965: “Diane, My best memories of Christmas in Rahway were the candlelight services held on…

A Thanksgiving Production

A Thanksgiving Production—Patricia Klein’s fourth grade class presented their annual Thanksgiving play at the Madison School auditorium on Nov. 21. The play also featured musical selections by the first grade classes. The cast of characters included: pilgrims Jose Lopez, Amanda…