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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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Union County Students Create New “Link Up for Life-5K” Community Service Campaign  TAPinto.net

UNION COUNTY, NJ - On January 24, students in the UC STEP youth development program were presented with resolutions by the Union County Board of ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 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.



Rahway's Own Reflects Rahway 'Tough'  TAPinto.net

“Don't let anyone put a ceiling on you,” warns Joe Giacobbe, Strength and Conditioning Coach for the NFL's NY Jets, and one of five inductees into the 2018 ...



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 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 ...



Oak Knoll School in Summit unveils stained-glass window display designed by Watchung alumna  MyCentralJersey.com

More than a year's worth of work by Oak Knoll alumna and artist Christina Nguyen of Watchung culminated earlier this month when the school officially unveiled ...



Rahway High School Presents Jason Robert Brown's SONGS FOR A NEW WORLD  Broadway World

'Songs for a New World' celebrates the great diversity amongst the performing arts students at Rahway High School but also highlights that which makes us the ...



The 939 NJ Superintendents, Principals Who Earned $150K Or More  Point Pleasant, NJ Patch

Salaries Of 939 NJ Superintendents, Principals - Point Pleasant, NJ - These 939 top-paid NJ school superintendents and principals earned $150K, even if their ...



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 Student-Athletes Cooper, Ortiz, Lee and Saint-Paul Recognized for Achievements  TAPinto.net

Rahway High School recently recognized four student-athletes for their accomplishments during their respective sports seasons, three winter athletes and one ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 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 ...



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, ...



'Straight Outta Compton' actor, Rahway grad gets probation for bank disturbance  MyCentralJersey.com

The actor who played Suge Knight in the film "Straight Outta Compton" has been sentenced to a year of probation in connection with making threats at a South ...



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 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.



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 (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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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

Long before they were playing in front of 70,000 fans a week, “Friday Night Lights” was the biggest stage for members of the Buffalo Bills. Recently, as part of the ...



EXCLUSIVE: Antonio Alfano, NJ'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 High School senior awards  NJ.com

On Tuesday, June 9, one hundred twenty-six Rahway High School seniors took home awards in 93 categories and close to $40,000 in scholarships. Cary Fields ...



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 ...



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, ...



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

On the two-year anniversary of the shooting death of a Rahway sneaker store owner, authorities are re-releasing surveillance video footage that they hope will ...



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

By Briana Vannozzi Correspondent. It's the chance to go to college tuition-free. And for many students in this Union County district, it could be the only chance to ...



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 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.



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 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 ...



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

RAHWAY — Authorities have charged a 17-year-old Rahway High School student with setting three fires in a school bathroom. The senior is charged with four ...



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 ...



Rahway High School welcomes parents back to school  Suburban News

On Thursday, Sept. 27, Rahway High School welcomed parents with a chance to experience a day in the life of their son or daughter. Principal John Farinella ...



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 ...



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 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 ...



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), ...



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 ...



Doctors Without Debt  Columbia University Irving Medical Center

P. Roy Vagelos is changing the future of medical education in America.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Rahway Indians Ride Early Offense Past Johnson Crusaders in Thanksgiving Day Game  TAPinto.net

RAHWAY, NJ- The Arthur L. Johnson High School Crusaders Varsity football team took to the field a few days after a loss in the semifinals of the state ...



Rahway High School opens, celebrates achievements  NJ.com

Rahway High School began classes this year celebrating a number of accomplishments and aiming to continue in this trajectory to excellence. The September ...



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.



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, ...



My First Job Experience: Teenworks  TAPinto.net

My name is DeSean Carter. I'm a 17-year-old Rahway High School class of 2017 graduate, currently employed with the Teenworks program here in Rahway.



Rahway High School celebrates Hispanic Heritage month  Suburban News

In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, Sept. 15 to Oct. 15, classes at Rahway High School have been engaged in activities to learn more about Hispanic cultures ...



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 High School honor roll students treated to breakfast  Suburban News

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



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. ...



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 H.S. celebrates honor roll students  Suburban News

On Thursday, March 13, Rahway High School gathered all students accorded honor roll status for their second marking period grades in the new auditorium.



Football: Eberle, Voorhees roll to victory over Rahway  MyCentralJersey.com

The Voorhees football team defeated Rahway 38-21 on Thursday night.



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 teacher attends Holocaust program  NJ.com

Debra Maller attends seminar presented by the Jewish Foundation for the Righteous.



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 ...



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

On April 27, two Rahway High School student organizations joined forces to present the 3rd annual Rahway High School Fashion Show. Young Women ...



“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 ...



Why kids in one N.J. town could go to Rutgers tuition-free  NJ.com

The offer would give at least 90 low-income students a chance to attend the university.



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 ...



Glen Ridge wrestlers earn gold at tournament  NorthJersey.com

Nick Fiorillo and Joe Marchesano continued outstanding seasons for Glen Ridge as the team captains won gold at the Rahway Holiday Wresting Tournament.



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 ...



Meet Miss Black USA 2017 Contestant, Daphne Lee of Rahway  TAPinto.net

RAHWAY, NJ - On Sunday, August 20th, a new Miss Black USA will be crowned in Washington, D.C. Rahway High School alumnus Daphne Lee will be ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



Weapons Found In These 578 NJ Schools During 2016-17 Year  Middletown, NJ Patch

NJ Schools With Weapons - Middletown, NJ - NJ compiled a list of schools where weapons were found during 2016-17. They include knives, pepper spray and, ...



Rahway marching band warned for violating sound ordinance; solution in the works  NJ.com

RAHWAY — To practice next year, the Rahway High School Marching Band will have to change its tune — or at least turn down the volume, after a series of ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



30 NJ Towns With The Most Heroin Abuse In New 2018 Report  Point Pleasant, NJ Patch

30 NJ Towns With The Most Heroin Abuse - Point Pleasant, NJ - Each year, the list of NJ communities — large, small, urban and suburban — with the most ...



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 ...



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 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, ...



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

During his illustrious career at Rahway High School, Patterson lettered in both basketball and football, and began to garner the attention of college scouts during ...



New Jersey SAT Scores Released: Every High School Ranked  Toms River, NJ Patch

New Jersey SAT Scores Released: Every HS Ranked - Toms River, NJ - We have the list of each NJ high school's average 2017 scores that were recently ...



Rahway tabs former Woodbridge mentor Russo as head football coach  MyCentralJersey.com

Brian Russo has been named the head football coach at Rahway High School, where last fall the Indians had a string of 10 consecutive winning seasons ...



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.



Clark Senior Joe Turek Sets New Football Record for ALJ Crusaders  TAPinto.net

CLARK, NJ - Joseph Turek, senior football player at Arthur L. Johnson High School, broke the school's single-season and all-time rushing records during the ...



Rahway's West, Old Bridge's Rivera are the HNT Boys Track Athletes of the Year  MyCentralJersey.com

As freshmen, they didn't come in as prodigies. No eye-popping times and marks to wow anyone. Even their own crystal balls didn't see all the gold that was ...



Rahway H.S. Marching Band garners three first-place awards  NJ.com

Led by Band Director Miguel Bolivar, whom band members affectionately refer to as "Dad," the high school also achieved fourth place in October's States ...



Rahway High School celebrates honor students  Suburban News

On Thursday, May 31, Rahway High School administrators, guidance counselors, parents, and Honor Roll students gathered to celebrate the achievements of ...



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, ...



Slain Rahway sneaker store owner was hard-working entrepreneur, mom says  NJ.com

Jamal "Mally" Gaines, 21, co-owned the East Coast sneaker boutique and was fatally shot Friday night. Authorities have not released a description of the suspect ...



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, ...



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