Rahway News

Main Stage Cafe Offers Artistic Events and Performances in Rahway

The Main Stage Café, a full service coffee shop located inside the Union County Performing Arts Center, has started offering artistic events and performances for the community. In partnership with Just Be You Productions, UCPAC’s Main Stage Café has extended its hours of operation to include a variety of evening programs. The event lineup includes […]

Distressed Homeowners Can Find Guidance At Free Foreclosure Presentation

County and State Officials Discuss Free Resources for Assistance Property owners fearing, facing or trying to avoid foreclosure are invited to attend a free educational presentation, “Foreclosure: Moving From Fear To Positive Action. Panel members representing state and county agencies will provide information and guidance to these homeowners, including identifying freestate and county resources that […]

Rahway International Film Festival Starts Oct. 21

The fourth annual Rahway International Film Festival (RIFF) is returning to the city on Friday, Oct. 21 and continuing through Sunday, Oct. 23. RIFF is more than just a series of movies, boasting networking opportunities, VIP parties, “Lunch and Learn Seminars,”  and Q&A sessions with established filmmakers. A wide variety of films from across the world […]

Theater Project Jr. to present ‘Grease’ at Rahway’s Hamilton Stage, Aug. 19-21

Twenty New Jersey young people will present the musical GREASE, this year’s presentation by THEATER PROJECT JR. Each summer, the program takes students (ages 8 & up) through an eight-week course that culminates in four performances for friends, family and the community. Along the way, students learn acting, build confidence in themselves, make friends and […]

Community Blood Drive

Summer fun and easy living, but what would happen if you or a family member needed blood? Blood supplies are notoriously low in the summer. We need your help. Our Community Blood drive is August 11 from 10 am to 3:30 Pm at RWJ Rahway, 865 Stone Street, Rahway. Conference Room 1. You can donate blood or platelets.  […]

Summer at UCPAC Offers a Fantastic Variety of Shows

Looking for a special entertainment outing this summer? Head to Rahway’s Union County Performing Arts Center (UCPAC) where you’ll find a performance for everyone’s tastes that includes comedy, theater and music featuring famous talent. Located in the heart of Rahway, UCPAC is convenient to the Rahway train station and offers generous parking options. In addition, […]

Rahway High School Class of 2016

Graduation exercises for the Class of 2016 at Rahway High School were conducted on Wednesday, June 22. The following is the alphabetical list of 240 graduates: A-C: Ayodele Abiona, Cecilia Acevedo Hems, Oluwapelumi Adesina, Rebecca Adeyinka, Brian Aguirre, Michael Akakpo, Oluwabunmi Stephen Akindele, Monica I. Albuquerque, De’Ja Nicole Ailen Simmons, Lindsay Antczak, Joseph Arevalo, Lucelis Arias, Thierry Augustin, Janel Avent, Ceita Elizah Baker Newton, MaCara Ball, Alex Bedoya,  David Bellande, Sagzan Bernard, Donald Berrio, Jordan […]

Rahway law enforcement participate in torch runRAHW

On Friday, June 10, students and staff from Roosevelt Elementary School in Rahway lined the street of St. Georges Avenue to show their support of the annual Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics NJ. They cheered on Rahway police and fire department officials as they ran down the street carrying the torch that ignited […]

Mayor’s Summer Concert Series kicks off Aug. 4 in Rahway

Mayor Samson Steinman and the Rahway City Council are proud to present four free outdoor concerts as part of the Mayor’s Summer Concert Series in Rahway. The concerts will take place directly outside of the Union County Performing Arts Center at 1601 Irving St. each Thursday night in August. All shows will begin at 7:30 […]