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Death of Mary Kellaway Jackson

May 28, 2019 by Ruth Kellaway (Register to contact)

Mary passed away at age 74 on May 11, 2019. She is predeceased by her husband Harold, (Rebel), her parents, William and Florence, her siblings William Henry and Patricia Jane. She leaves behind her sons, Robert and his wife Gloriann, and Patrick, her grandchildren, Stephen , Aaron and LeAnn, and her sister Ruth Kellaway. She will be sorely missed by all who knew her.

Rahway

August 13, 2016 by Michael Michael Smanko Smanko (Register to contact)

I still live in Rahway ...... Behind the RHS.

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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.



Triumph for Brearley Girls JV and Varsity Soccer  TAPinto.net

KENILWORTH, NJ – Yesterday afternoon at Rahway High School, was a huge success for Brearley Bears girls soccer. Both varsity and junior varsity teams ...



Woodbridge Township Athletic Alumni Association announces 2019 Hall of Fame induction class  MyCentralJersey.com

A quartet of former student-athletes from Woodbridge Township Public Schools who are currently high school head coaches highlight the Woodbridge Township ...



Negotiations in Progress for Man Threatening to Jump Off Linden Municipal Building  TAPinto.net

LINDEN, NJ - According to the breaking news network, Linden Police officers are actively negotiating with a man threatening to jump off the roof of Linden City ...



Very Special "Hairspray, Jr." Coming June 28-30 to Rahway High School  TAPinto.net

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



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: 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 ...



Quarterback Robinson among several Rahway stars in Autoland Classic  MyCentralJersey.com

Dual-threat quarterback Ja'Kir Robinson is one of several Rahway players in the Autoland Classic.



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 ...



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



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 ...



NJ students: Kean University chapter of Phi Kappa Phi inducts 138  MyCentralJersey.com

The Kean University chapter of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation's oldest collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines, inducted 138 students at an initiation ...



'The Jersey in me' | Olsen Pierre born to be Giants' pass-rusher but had to beat the football odds to get back home  NJ.com

Rahway native Olsen Pierre grew up cheering for Jason Pierre-Paul, a fellow Haitian. He wears No. 72 for New York Giants great Osi Umenyiora.



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!



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.



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'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 ...



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 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 Student Government Under New Leadership  TAPinto.net

RAHWAY, NJ - Rahway High School's Student Government Association (SGA) has some exciting things happening this year as it enters December and ...



CAU Community Players very special 'Hairspray, Jr.' thrills hundreds  MyCentralJersey.com

Hundreds of theatergoers were moved by a very special production of "Hairspray, Jr." performed by the CAU Community Players, a troupe of actors both with ...



Navy-bound Barthelus brings football talent to Autoland Classic  MyCentralJersey.com

Rahway's Josh Barthelus, who was selected to play in the Autoland Classic, will serve his country as a member of the Navy.



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 ...



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, ...



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 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 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.



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 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 ...



Commentary: Rahway baseball a diamond in the rough  MyCentralJersey.com

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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Harold Warren Gulliford  Hartford Courant

Harold Warren Gulliford, 75, of Clinton passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on June 4, 2019. He was the beloved husband of Rosemary (Schulze) ...



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 ...



High School Enrichment Workshops Offer Rahway Youth an Educational Edge  TAPinto.net

RAHWAY, NJ - It was a true 'labor of love'— one which took five years of dedication, passion, and true collaboration to bring to fruition. “Our community is full of ...



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, ...



Rahway High School's Lesson on Local Government  TAPinto.net

RAHWAY, NJ - Rahway High School Students visited City Hall on December 9, which was organized through Patricia Evanik, as a hands on method to teach her ...



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 ...



US News Best High Schools 2019: Heres How 350 NJ Schools Ranked  Point Pleasant, NJ Patch

NJ Schools Make Elite US News List - Point Pleasant, NJ - UPDATE: US News & World Report released its annual list of best high schools in the country.



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 ...



NJ Boys Basketball: Colonia's Rodriguez is HNT Coach of Year  MyCentralJersey.com

Colonia coach Jose Rodriguez is the Home News Tribune Boys Basketball Coach of the Year.



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 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 ...



Central Jersey high schools among Paper Mill Playhouse’s 2019 Rising Star Award winners  MyCentralJersey.com

Recipient of the Regional Theatre Tony Award, Paper Mill Playhouse has a well-earned reputation for launching both performers and shows to Broadway, ...



Rahway High School grad starring on NBC's 'The Wiz Live!'  MyCentralJersey.com

Rahway's Shanice Williams in starring role as Dorothy on NBC's 'The Wiz Live!' Wednesday.



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 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 ...



Rahway School and Community Officials Provide Lessons in Leadership to High School Students  TAPinto.net

RAHWAY, NJ - 'Experience,' as the adage goes, is the best teacher. Its lessons, however, cannot always be learned in a classroom. Where can the student, ...



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 High School Junior Earns a Freeholder's Resolution  TAPinto.net

RAHWAY, NJ - High schools from all over Union County gathered at Kean University to participate in The Union County Student Training and Enrichment ...



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 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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Rahway HS Performing Arts Department Announces 2016-2017 Season  TAPinto.net

RAHWAY, NJ - The Award winning Rahway High School Performing Arts Department proudly announces the opening of its upcoming 2016-2017 season.



Paper Mill Playhouse Announces 2019 Rising Star Award Winners  New Jersey Stage

The 2019 Paper Mill Playhouse Rising Star Awards Presented by Investors Foundation ceremony took place at Paper Mill Playhouse on Tuesday, June 4, ...



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 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 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 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.



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), ...



Every NJ School Graded In Newly Released State Report: Your Rank?  Toms River, NJ Patch

Every NJ School Graded In Newly Released Report - Toms River, NJ - UPDATE: NJ released its controversial system that grades every school on a 0-100 scale.



SGA of Rahway High School plays Powder Puff game  Suburban News

POWDER PUFF GAME—The Student Government Association (SGA) of Rahway High School, under the leadership of history teachers Donna Gerardo and ...



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 ...



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.



Rutgers Future Scholars Program Expands to Rahway  News from Rutgers

Rutgers Future Scholars, a pioneer program that for the last eight years has inspired and prepared students in the university's host communities to attend college ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 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. ...



3 Livingston High School Jazz Musicians Ace Auditions With NJAJE  Livingston, NJ Patch

3 Livingston HS Jazz Musicians Ace Auditions - Livingston, NJ - Hats off to Livingston High School students Ian Hurrel (guitar), Alan Wu (trumpet) and Shourya ...



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 ...



Rahway HS fall sports teams receive sendoff with Pep Rally  NJ.com

Cheerleaders and band members lead fellow students in tribute to fall sports teams at recent pep rally at Rahway High School. RAHWAY — Having withstood ...



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 ...



John Farinella is Seeking a Seat on the Board of Education on November 6th  TAPinto.net

Editor's Note: Elections for the South Plainfield Board of Education will take place on Tuesday, Nov. 6. This year, four candidates are vying for three open seats; ...



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 ...



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 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 ...



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 ...



Congratulations, Rahway Class Of 2012  NJ TODAY

RAHWAY – Rahway High School held a graduation ceremony for the Class of 2012 on Tuesday evening, June 19, at Veteran's Field. Nicholas Heim and Ciarra ...



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 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 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 ...



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 ...



Union County student wins statewide 4-H award  NJ.com

Union County resident Victor Heras received a statewide award at the New Jersey 4-H Public Speaking Contest, held earlier this month at Rutgers University in ...



Yearbook, newspaper classes are 'best kept secret' at Rahway High School  Suburban News

BUDDING YOUNG JOURNALISTS—Bonnie Blackman, a representative from Jostens, Inc., addresses students in a journalism elective at Rahway High School.



Rahway’s Special Olympics holds special place in community’s heart  MyCentralJersey.com

102 young athletes ranging from pre-k to sixth grade with a variety of personal challenges showed great prowess and excitement in the Rahway Special ...



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

Five Bills players shared their favorite Friday Night Lights memories.



Rahway H.S. students help with Mayor's Senior Citizen Prom  NJ.com

The high school broadcasting teacher, Ms. Palermo, was first approached by the mayor about getting students to assist with last year's first-ever prom for ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



Rahway H.S. Marching Band 'Tops the Chart' with First Place win  NJ.com

With four more shows left in the season, the band members are optimistic that this achievement will only be the first in a series of award-winning performances.



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 ...



It's a new sign at Rahway High School  Suburban News

RAHWAY HIGH SCHOOL GETS A SIGN—Pictured, RSI Bank Senior Vice President Ann Zwiebel Revaitis and Senior Vice President, Lending Donald Godfrey ...



Students and Teacher-Scholars Applauded by Sister Rose Thering Fund  Seton Hall University News & Events

The Fund's Celebration of Education Reception recognizes the winners of its high school essay contest and teacher-scholars.



'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 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 ...



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