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Rahway's 'Pippin' wows us. See why these high school kids won our competition.  NJ.com

Rahway High School's production of "Pippin" won NJ.com's Best High School Musical competition in February.



Rahway High School Presents PIPPIN  Broadway World

The award-winning Rahway High School Performing Arts program brings the popular musical Pippin to the stage this March.



Three Livingston Students Selected for Prestigious RegionaI Jazz Ensembles  TAPinto.net

LIVINGSTON, NJ — James Hegedus, Director of Jazz at Livingston High School (LHS), has announced this week that three talented students from the LHS ...



We have a winner! These students top N.J.'s best high school musical competition  NJ.com

After a month-long search for the most talented group of high school thespians in the state, staff at NJ Advance Media voted on a winner Monday morning.



NJ football: Rahway plays its way into statewide Top 20 rankings  MyCentralJersey.com

The Rahway High School football team, which will be making its first sectional final appearance in a decade, played its way into USA TODAY NETWORK New ...



NJ football: Valiant Rahway falls to impressive Summit in North 2 Group III final  MyCentralJersey.com

Considering what his team lost to graduation and transfer before the start of this season, Rahway High School football coach Brian Russo had an interesting ...



CAU's very special 'Annie, Jr.' will play on Rahway High School stage  MyCentralJersey.com

The CAU Community Players will be staging a very special production of "Annie, Jr." at the Rahway High School Center for Performing Arts.



Tempers flare, cops called to boys basketball N.J. tournament game, but no charges filed  lehighvalleylive.com

Police were called following an incident at the conclusion of Rahway's 66-62 victory over Payne Tech.



Rahway teacher makes 'human connection' with Holocaust and Genocide elective  MyCentralJersey.com

Rahway High School teacher Debra Maller feels it is crucial that the next generation be exposed to the lessons of the Holocaust and other genocide events in ...



Postgame incident mars boys basketball state tournament contest  NJ.com

A hotly contested state playoff game at Rahway High School Thursday turned into a chaotic scene after its conclusion, according to the coach of visiting Payne ...



Vote now to help us pick the H.S. that puts on the best musical in N.J.  NJ.com

NJ.com is looking for the New Jersey's best high school musical, and starting right now you get to help us decide!



Girls Basketball: Johnson Crusaders Defeat Rahway HS for Third Time This Season  TAPinto.net

CLARK, NJ- The Arthur L. Johnson High School Crusaders girls varsity basketball team returned to their home court to take on the Rahway High School Indians, ...



Rahway High School Students Fund Trip to Paris One Quiche at a Time  TAPinto.net

RAHWAY, NJ - Their dream is big…but so is its price tag. “For so long, I have envisioned myself traveling to the famous places I have only read about,” muses ...



Rahway High School Announces its Final Athletes of the Year: Isabel Elliott and Jason Winters  TAPinto.net

This year marked the inauguration of the Athletes-of-the Month program at Rahway High School, begun by its student-run newspaper, Rho Eta Sigma.



Boys basketball: Colonia advances to North 2 Group III final  MyCentralJersey.com

The fourth-seeded Colonia boys basketball team defeated top-seeded Rahway 58-30 in the North 2 Group III semifinals on Saturday.



Football: Valiant First Half from Johnson Crusaders Not Enough as Rahway Indians Roll in Second Half to Thanksgiving Day Win  TAPinto.net

CLARK, NJ- After a rough season, without playoffs, the Arthur L. Johnson High School Crusaders varsity football team hit their home field on a blistering cold day ...



Rahway High Girls 4x200 Relay Team Chosen as Athletes-of-the-Month  TAPinto.net

For the first time since giving out the Athlete-of-the-Month award, Rho Eta Sigma, the student newspaper of Rahway High School, has awarded the female honor ...



Girls Basketball: Johnson Crusaders Roll Past Rahway HS to Get Back on Winning Track  TAPinto.net

RAHWAY, NJ- The Arthur L. Johnson High School Crusaders girls varsity basketball team took to the floor two days after a battle with Cranford, looking to get ...



NJ Boys Basketball: Colonia's Baker is HNT Player of the Year  MyCentralJersey.com

Colonia's Chad Baker is the Home News Tribune Boys Basketball Player of the Year.



Rahway High School Students Join Together for "Walk-In" to Honor Parkland Victims and Proclaim "Never Again"  TAPinto.net

RAHWAY, NJ - The mood was somber but the feelings were strong and the hopes, high. “We are the future,” pronounced Student Council President Tymek ...



Rahway High School Class of 2017  MyCentralJersey.com

Graduation exercises for the Class of 2017 at Rahway High School were held on Friday, June 23. Read: The good things students are doing in Central Jersey ...



5 ways to help others: Help those with life-threatening conditions  MyCentralJersey.com

Is compassion your passion? March in Central Jersey offers many ways to help those with hunger insecurity or life-threatening illnesses or conditions, such as ...



Rahway High School Class of 2016  MyCentralJersey.com

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 ...



Rahway High School senior prom 2015 (PHOTOS)  NJ.com

Rahway High School held a promenade Friday afternoon outside the school prior to celebrating their their long-awaited celebration: Senior prom. Prom goers ...



Rahway High School Celebrates Five NJ SEEDS College Scholars  TAPinto.net

RAHWAY, NJ - Higher education today comes, unfortunately, with an even higher price tag. Many of our current high school students are faced with having to ...



Top national football recruit transfers to Rahway from Bergen Catholic  MyCentralJersey.com

Antonio Alfano, a four-star football prospect and one of the most heavily recruited juniors in the country, announced his transfer from Bergen Catholic to Rahway ...



Rahway High School Class of 2015  MyCentralJersey.com

Graduation exercises for the Class of 2015 at Rahway High School in Rahway were conducted on Tuesday, June 23, at the school.



You voted. Now, meet the 3 finalists in the best high school musical in N.J. competition.  NJ.com

We've been searching for the most talented group of high school thespians in the state, and here are the top three.



Rahway Students Get Chance to Attend College Tuition-Free  NJTV News

About 90 Rahway students will have the opportunity to participate in the Rutgers Future Scholars program. The scholarship picks up the tab for tuition and fees at ...



Rahway (N.J.) baseball has its diamond in the rough in coach Brad Edwards, but still needs a diamond  USA TODAY High School Sports

Brad Edwards stood on the top step of a concrete stairway that cascades down to Veterans Memorial Field, which used to be the home of his now nomadic ...



One of the nation's top football recruits will transfer to Colonia, according to Rahway coach  MyCentralJersey.com

Antonio Alfano, a four-star football prospect and one of the most heavily recruited juniors in the country, plans to transfer from Rahway High School to Colonia, ...



EXCLUSIVE: Antonio Alfano, N.J.'s top 2019 recruit, reveals why he's returning to Rahway to finish HS career  NJ.com

New Jersey's top football prospect for the class of 2019, Alfano will play his junior and senior years for the Rahway Indians and head coach Brian Russo, who ...



Rahway Seniors Receive Butch Kowal Achievement Scholarships; Record 22 Recipients  TAPinto.net

The Butch Kowal Association is proud to announce they will be giving a record amount of scholarships this year. Twenty-two high school seniors will receive a ...



Rahway High School's Kudos Wins Prestigious Award  TAPinto.net

RAHWAY, NJ - RHS's Speech and Broadcasting program, Kudos, was recognized for earning a first-place trophy and a $1,000 cash award for winning the ...



Rahway High School senior awards  NJ.com

The event took place in the Rahway High School Performing Arts Center, which was filled with family, friends and staff honoring the achievements of these stellar ...



Rahway athletic director gets $150K to settle suit against city over arrest  NJ.com

RAHWAY -- Rahway High School Athletic Director Thomas Lewis will receive $150,000 to settle his federal lawsuit against the city and police for his 2014 arrest ...



Woodbridge school secretary charged with stealing $6K from soccer club  MyCentralJersey.com

WOODBRIDGE - A school district secretary entrusted with funds collected for the Woodbridge Boys Soccer Club is charged with stealing $6,000 from the ...



Rahway District Schools' Advanced Placement Program Receives High Marks from College Board  TAPinto.net

RAHWAY, NJ - Securing placement on the 'honor roll' can no longer be viewed as recognition of achievement reserved solely for students. In December ...



Neighbors: Rahway High School Marching Band Is Too Loud  CBS Local

RAHWAY, N.J. (CBSNewYork) — Rahway High School's award-winning marching band has fallen out of sync with neighbors. As CBS2's Meg Baker reported, ...



Start of high school football stirs Bills' memories of 'Friday Night Lights'  Buffalo News

Five Bills players shared their favorite Friday Night Lights memories.



Boy, 17, is charged with setting fires at Rahway High School, restaurant  The Star-Ledger - NJ.com

Google MapsA street view of Rahway High School on Madison Avenue in Rahway. RAHWAY — Authorities have charged a 17-year-old Rahway High School ...



Rahway Celebrates the Inaugural Class of Rahway's Own Rising Stars  TAPinto.net

RAHWAY, NJ - On May 2, 2017, the first class of Rahway's Own Rising Stars were celebrated! The Rahway Arts and Business Partnership (RABP), ...



Doctors Without Debt  Columbia University Irving Medical Center

P. Roy Vagelos is changing the future of medical education in America by eliminating debt for Columbia medical students.



Rahway H. S. student Edriece Patterson appointed to U. S. Military Academy at West Point  NJ.com

SN0210EdrieceWestPoint.jpeg. Rahway High School's Edriece Patterson has appointed to the U. S. Military Academy at West Point. Pictured, are members of ...



New football field planned at Rahway River Park  MyCentralJersey.com

From her backyard adjacent to Rahway River Park, Kelly Tropeano of Clark oftens sees deers, wild turkeys and hawks. She is concerned plans for a new football ...



Rahway athletic director sues city over arrest, claims retaliation from police  NJ.com

Rahway Athletic Director Thomas Lewis is suing the city over his arrest at a basketball tournament at Rahway High School in 2014.



Why is football coach Gary Mobley of Rahway (N.J.) getting the shaft from school board?  USA TODAY High School Sports

Gary Mobley guided the Rahway High School football team to a 74-44 record and nine playoff berths in 11 seasons. He is universally regarded as a good guy ...



Boys Basketball: Rahway Indians Ride Second Half Momentum to Win Over Johnson Crusaders in Union County Tournament Second Round  TAPinto.net

RAHWAY, NJ- For most of the second quarter, the Arthur L. Johnson High School Crusaders boys varsity basketball team appeared to be in control of the game ...



Rahway's ESL Graduates Return to Build Their Lives in the Community That First Embraced Them  TAPinto.net

RAHWAY, NJ - These were not the usual Rahway High School Back-To-School Night programs. No, for some they were events touched by a special blend of ...



Rahway High School welcomes parents back to school  Suburban News

French Club members share their knowledge of French culture and cuisine with parents, while working to raise funds for a future trip. Pictured (from left) are ...



Boys Basketball: Colonia wins North 2 Group III title  MyCentralJersey.com

The fourth-seeded Colonia boys basketball team won its first North 2 Group III title since 2015 with a 57-33 win over No. 3 West Morris on Tuesday.



Rahway AD settles false arrest suit with city for $150K  MyCentralJersey.com

RAHWAY - Rahway High School Athletic Director Thomas Lewis has dropped his federal false-arrest lawsuit against the city and the Rahway Police Department ...



Community Access Unlimited Presents Annie Jr.  wbgo.org

Community Access Unlimited provides support services for individuals with special needs. Organization Assistant Executive Director Joanne Oppelt says the.



Rahway brawl leaves 17-year-old boy dead  The Star-Ledger - NJ.com

Officers found Jose Pacheco Holley suffering from stab wounds and rushed him to Rahway Hospital, where the teen died from his injuries at 12:37 a.m. ...



Two Union High School Students Help Create New “Link Up for Life-5K” Community Service Campaign  TAPinto.net

Union County, NJ – Two Union students were among those in the UC STEP youth development program who were presented with resolutions by the Union ...



Rahway orchestra soars at String Day  NJ.com

RAHWAY -- The Rahway High School Strings Orchestra, under the direction of teacher and orchestra director Sergei Panov, was among six high school ...



Victory Crowns an Award-winning Career  TAPinto.net

What can one say about a man who entered high school in 1967 and after 50 years is still there? Ask any student, teacher or staff member at Rahway High ...



Rahway AD files suit after assault charges dropped  MyCentralJersey.com

Charges accusing the Rahway High School athletic director of assaulting a city police officer during a dispute at a December basketball game have been ...



Rahway boys basketball advances to UCT quarterfinals  MyCentralJersey.com

The 10th-seeded Rahway boys basketball team defeated No. 7 Westfield to advance to the UCT quarterfinals.



Rahway High School opens, celebrates achievements  NJ.com

At Rahway High Schoolâs first time Club Day, Matthew Gregory and Justin Becker entreat Marieli Roman to join the Math Club. Samantha Brenner and Megan ...



Rahway hosts Special Olympics  NJ.com

When veteran Rahway High School Special Education teacher, Trish Williams organizes an event, it is guaranteed to be successful. Rahway School District's ...



Search still on for gunmen who killed sneaker store owner 2 years ago (VIDEO)  NJ.com

Jamal Gaines, 21, who was shot and killed two years ago in his Rahway sneaker store. (NJ.com file photo). On the two-year anniversary of the shooting death of ...



Boys Basketball: Union Catholic Upsets St. Mary's, Advances to Semifinals of Union County Tourney  TAPinto.net

RAHWAY, N.J. -- The Union Catholic boys basketball team used a big fourth quarter surge to come up with one of its biggest wins in recent years when the ...



Woodbridge Center Applebee's unveils renovated look amid unprecedented success  MyCentralJersey.com

The Woodbridge Center Applebee's will officially unveil a renovated, modernized look at its ribbon cutting on Tuesday, Nov. 27, but it certainly isn't due to a lack ...



Rahway H.S. celebrates honor roll students  Suburban News

Rahway High School Vice Principal Mark Cantagallo asks honor roll students quizbowl questions while guidance counselor Robert Zech points out which ...



The 10,000 NJ Teachers Who Make $98K Or More In 2018  Point Pleasant, NJ Patch

Top 10000 NJ Teachers Salaries - Point Pleasant, NJ - Here are the 10000 top-paid N.J. public school teachers, a growing club earning $100K-plus a year.



WWII vet donates $2M for scholarships for students at his alma mater  NJ.com

The William Gawor Perpetual Scholarship Fund will provide north of $2 million each year for students.



Rahway High School celebrates Hispanic Heritage month  Suburban News

Pix-1003RahHispanicHeritage.jpg Members of Mrs. Sierraâs Honors Spanish III class, from left, Julian Ingram, Aaâmani Dennis, Alexandra Concepcion, Juan ...



Girls Tennis: Rahway wins first UCIAC Valley Division title  The Star-Ledger

The girls tennis banner at Rahway High School has been vacant through the team's existence. Rahway's seven starting seniors wanted to change that. And that ...



Rahway teacher attends Holocaust program  NJ.com

RAHWAY -- Debra Maller, an English and Holocaust/Genocide studies teacher at Rahway High School, attended the Jewish Foundation for the Righteous' ...



Rahway High School names scholar athletes  Suburban News

Nicholas Heim and Katrina Plowman are commended as Scholar-Athletes at Rahway High School by UCIAC. The 35th annual Union County Interscholastic ...



Rahway Football Star Alfano Moving Out of Town; Could Play Senior Year at Colonia  TAPinto.net

RAHWAY, NJ - Antonio Alfano, one of the top high school football recruits in the country, is leaving after one season at Rahway High School and is likely to play ...



Clark Teen is One of Union County Students to Create New “Link Up for Life-5K” to Raise Funds for Suicide Prevention  TAPinto.net

ELIZABETH, NJ – Arthur L. Johnson High School student Lily Gull is one of the students responsible for proposing a 5K race to raise funds to help prevent ...



New Providence's Greg Meyers scores his 1000th point  NJ.com

Greg Meyers scored 25 points, including the 1,000th of his career as New Providence rolled to a 73-40 victory over North Plainfield in North Plainfield. Myers ...



Union County School Counselors Association doles out $15K in scholarships  NJ.com

Ed Sjonell, scholarship chairman for the Union County School Counselors Association, has announced that $15000 in scholarships has been presented to the ...



Rahway Indians Outlast Johnson Crusaders Boys Varsity Basketball in John “Butch” Kowal Christmas Tournament First Round  TAPinto.net

RAHWAY, NJ- After being deadlocked in a high-scoring, fast-paced first half, the Arthur L. Johnson High School Crusaders hoped to carry over some of the ...



Boys hoops: Former Plainfield mentor Jeff Lubreski named Rahway coach  MyCentralJersey.com

Jeff Lubreski, one of the state's most highly respected mentors, was approved as Rahway High School's new boys basketball coach during a Board of Education ...



Our Teenworks Experience  TAPinto.net

CHRISTOPHER SMITH. My name is Christopher Smith, I'm a seventeen year old junior at Rahway High School. Some of my hobbies include singing, dancing, ...



Rahway High School celebrates honor students  Suburban News

Pictured (from left) teachers Steven Radler and Donna Gerardo join Charlene Lesinski, mother of an Honor Roll student and also Rahway High School's nurse ...



Union County students lauded by freeholders for 'Link Up for Life-5K'  NJ.com

On Jan. 24, students in the UC STEP (Union County Student Training and Enrichment Program) were presented with resolutions by the Union County Board of ...



Rahway Superintendent and Students Stand Together to Celebrate the Legacy of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King  TAPinto.net

RAHWAY, NJ - “You can take away money, you can take away possessions but no one can take away your education.” Strong words from Rahway ...



Clark residents 'up in arms' over $5 million stadium planned for Rahway Park  The Star-Ledger

What Rahway leaders call a novel approach to sharing costs, some Clark residents say is a waste of tax dollars that will clog the park with congestion while a ...



Watch: Central Jersey students participate in National School Walkout  MyCentralJersey.com

A look at walkouts at Linden, Monroe, Highland Park and South Plainfield high schools, a prayer *service* at Immaculata High School in Somerville, and both at ...



Central Jersey's 2018 Academic All-Stars  MyCentralJersey.com

For the past three decades, the Courier News, Home News Tribune and My Central Jersey have sponsored the Central Jersey Academic All-Stars program, ...



Rahway High School honor roll students treated to breakfast  Suburban News

Suburban News Rahway Vice Principal Mark Cantagallo recently treated three of the students who had attained honor roll grades during the first quarter to ...



Rahway High School students raise $700 at benefit fashion show  NJ.com

Rahway High School students model prom attire, (from left), Camilla Albuquerque, Andres Marques, Emily Gottlick, and teacher Robert Kinch. On April 27, two ...



Rahway High the Big Winner at Rising Star Awards in New Jersey  New York Times

Rahway High School was the big winner at the annual awards ceremony honoring theater-loving teenagers in New Jersey.



Rahway students find ways to save 1.6M gallons of water at school  NJ.com

RAHWAY — Teens at Rahway High School audited their school's water consumption, with a little help from Rutgers, and figured out a way to save 1.6 million ...



Rahway H.S. staff creates special program for 'Bring Your Child to Work Day'  Suburban News

Exciting experiences awaited 24 young people whose parents are employed on the staff of Rahway High School during the annual Bring Your Child to Work ...



Rahway football looks to make a run in Mid-State 38  MyCentralJersey.com

An experienced Rahway football team hopes to pull out close games after a tough 2015 campaign.



Rahway athletic director arrested at a basketball game, charged with assaulting officer  NJ.com

RAHWAY — City athletic director Thomas Lewis was arrested at a recent high school basketball game when a police officer tried to intercede with Lewis and a ...



“Team Impact” Draft Day for Rutgers Men’s Soccer  On The Banks

Andrew DiGiovanni, a Rahway native who attends Rahway High School, has officially signed to become a member of the Rutgers men's soccer team in a ...



Bishop George Ahr High School educator joins Peace Corps, going to Macedonia as English teacher  MyCentralJersey.com

Since its establishment in 1961, the United States Peace Corps has sent more than 230,000 volunteers to serve overseas, with 7,500 in 2018 alone. Bishop ...



Rahway High School holiday door decorating contest  NJ.com

Javier Aguilar and Danyel Labout are hoping to win breakfast for Ms. Lagattuta's homeroom in the Rahway High School Holiday Door Decorating Contest.



Funeral for sneaker store owner shot in Rahway to be held today  NJ.com

Jamal "Mally" Gaines, 21, of Rahway was killed inside his store, East Coast, a boutique sneaker shop just after 9 p.m. on Friday.



RHS Students Affirm the Election Will Impact Their Lives  TAPinto.net

RAHWAY, NJ - With all the sound bites, heated opinions and political vitriol expressed by adults regarding November's presidential election and its respective ...



NFL free agents: Giants sign ex-Cardinals DL Pierre Olsen after losing Josh Mauro, Mario Edwards  NJ.com

The Giants signed former Arizona Cardinals DL and Rahway HS product Pierre Olsen after losing veteran defensive linemen Josh Mauro and Mario Edwards on ...



Memory of Rahway World War II vets kept alive in park  MyCentralJersey.com

Ida Mele marveled at the height of the tall oak tree just past the swimming pool at Rahway River Park planted in memory of her first husband Frank Capobianco, ...



Rahway H.S. Track team runs fastest in nation this season  Suburban News

Rahway High School's Sprint Medley Relay team composed of Harlan Clarke, Thorne Roberts, Jordan Scott, and Deshawne Bunion set a record for the fastest ...



Rahway High School students get down to business  Suburban News

GETTING DOWN TO BUSINESS—The business classes offered at Rahway High School are very help-ful to students who want to pursue careers in banking, ...



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