FIREFLY RUN to Illuminate Rahway!

Mayor Samson D. Steinman and the City of Rahway are proud to announce New Jersey’s First Firefly Run (, an illuminated 5K race, to take place at dusk in Downtown Rahway on May 21, 2015.  Proceeds from the event will benefit The Valerie Fund ( The Firefly Run will begin at Rahway City Hall, 1 City Hall […]

NJ Transit Railroad Bridge Painting Project In Rahway

NJ TRANSIT has hired a contractor to paint the railroad bridge at the intersection of New Brunswick and Inman Avenues on the North Jersey Coast Line. The project is scheduled to begin on April 13, 2015 and is anticipated to be completed by June 14, 2015. Please note that rail service will not be affected […]

Rahway Re-Launches Prevention Coalition

Mayor Samson D. Steinman was the featured speaker at the recent re-launch of the Rahway Prevention Coalition at the Rahway Public Library. Joining the mayor was a diverse audience of city residents, community leaders, professionals and elected officials who came together to learn about the coalition and its work to reduce substance use among Rahway […]

Brine Program Information

RAHWAY – Mayor Steinman and the Rahway Department of Public Works are proud to announce a shared service arrangement with the Township of Kenilworth, Township of Clark and the Borough of Roselle. These communities have jointly purchased an automated salt brine production system. This system will be utilized by the respective municipal public works crews […]


Union County is hosting an Open House to show new flood maps. If you live or do business in the following cities, Elizabeth, Linden, and Rahway, your flood risk may be changing. Learn about your risk of flooding and what the new flood maps mean to you by bringing your flood insurance policy and/or elevation […]

Welcome the Spring with a Visit to Union County Parks

Union County, NJ – The trails are still soggy, the trees are bare, and the outlook is for snow on Friday, but witch hazel blossoms, songbirds and other signs of spring are already appearing in Union County parks. “If your favorite hiking trail is still muddy, come and enjoy a stroll along one of our […]

Union County College Rahway is offering FREE Computer Skills Classes

These programs are offered free of charge to businesses and non-profit (non-government) organizations in New Jersey through a grant from the New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development to the New Jersey Business and Industry Association.  To be eligible, you must be employed for at least 20 hours per week and obtain signature from […]

Menendez, Booker Announce Nearly $2M in Housing Grants for Jersey City, Paterson, Rahway, Phillipsburg

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Senators Bob Menendez and Cory Booker today applauded the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) awarding of a combined $1,903.435.00 in Resident Opportunities and Self-Sufficiency (ROSS) Service Coordinator grants to assist New Jersey housing agencies and nonprofit organizations. “This vital funding will help New Jersey communities meet their critical […]

HUD Awards $611,000 To Rahway Public Housing Authority

Housing authorities will use funding to maintain housing for families, seniors WASHINGTON – U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) last week awarded nearly $1.8 billion to public housing authorities (PHA) in all 50 states, as well as the District of Columbia, Guam, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. The funding will allow agencies […]

Menendez, Booker, Payne Announce $1M Federal Commitment to Fix Rahway River Flooding

UNION, N.J. – U.S. Senators Bob Menendez and Cory Booker, and Congressman Donald Payne, Jr. (N.J.-10), today applauded the Army Corps of Engineers’ decision to prioritize efforts to mitigate flooding along the Rahway River Basin, which flows through Union, Essex and Middlesex Counties.  The federal government has committed $1,000,000 towards the completion of a key […]