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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 ...



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 ...



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 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 Take a Step Forward Into the Past  TAPinto.net

Is solitude possible for a teenager today? What about having no other distractions apart from those occurring when he or she is not the sole focus? One wonders ...



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 ...



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.



Glimpse of History: Prom prepping in Rahway  NJ.com

RAHWAY -- Madelane Alty Reagan puts the boutonniere on her date Don Whitehead's tuxedo lapel before the 1960 Rahway High School senior prom. MORE: ...



Rahway High School Tackles CURIOUS INCIDENT  Broadway World

'The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time,' Rahway High School's fall drama shares a unique examination of life through the eyes of an autistic fifteen ...



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 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 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 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 ...



'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 ...



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 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 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 ...



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'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 (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 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 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.



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 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.



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 ...



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

Seniors at Bayonne High School may soon be eligible for college scholarship money thanks to a $2 million donation from a distinguished alumnus.



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 ...



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 H.S. Principal Receives State Award for Visionary Leadership  TAPinto.net

RAHWAY, NJ - High School Principal John T. Farinella arrives at school each day with one thought foremost in his mind. “Today will be better than it was ...



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 teacher attends Holocaust program  NJ.com

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



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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, ...



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.



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 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 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.



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. ...



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

Rahway High School's award-winning marching band has fallen out of sync with neighbors.



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), ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



“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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 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 ...



Doctors Without Debt  Columbia University Irving Medical Center

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



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 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.



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 hosts Special Olympics  NJ.com

The games included a variety of Olympic events which engaged the elementary students in activities that encouraged small and large motor skills movements ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 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 ...



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 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 ...



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

City and school officials are trying to work out a deal between the Rahway marching band and neighbors mad about the noise from practices.



Rahway H.S. Robotics Team wins district event  NJ.com

Team 1228, also known as RoboTribe, participates in FIRST, For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology, an international organization with ...



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 ...



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'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 ...



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 ...



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, ...



Clark Student Gabby Smith Recognized as 2018 Unsung Hero  TAPinto.net

CLARK, NJ – Arthur L. Johnson High School student Gabriella (Gabby) Smith was recognized on Wednesday, March 14 by the Union County School Board ...



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.



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 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 ...



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 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.



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, ...



The City of Rahway's Winter Wonderland 2016  TAPinto.net

RAHWAY, NJ - The City of Rahway presented the 3rd Annual Winter Wonderland in downtown Rahway on November 25. The theme for this year's event was "A ...



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 ...



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.



N.J. actor who played Suge Knight in 'Straight Outta Compton' sentenced on bank threats  NJ.com

Plainfield native Richard Marcos Taylor, an actor and stuntman who played a notoriously imposing rap mogul, pleaded guilty to making terroristic threats in ...



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 ...



Rahway High marching band win with “The Rainforest” performances  Suburban News

The Rahway High School Marching Band recently finished several busy weeks of rehearsals and competitive performances of their 2012 production “The ...



Rahway Appoints Ray Giacobbe, Jr. as City Council President  TAPinto.net

RAHWAY, NJ- At 37 years of age, Ray Giacobbe, Jr. stands as one of the youngest to ever preside over Rahway's nine member council. Nevertheless, his recent ...



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 ...



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 ...



Water audit concludes retrofits will save 1.6 million gallons of water  Contractor Mag

RAHWAY, N.J. — Students at Rahway High School believe in water conservation. Students concluded, based on an audit, that their school will reduce its water ...



Ashley Spinks scores 1,000th point and makes Rahway H.S. history  NJ.com

Coached by her father, Henry Spinks, since she could hold a basketball, Ashley is only the second girl in the school's history to claim this feat. She has been ...



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 ...



Third shooting in four months leaves Rahway teen paralyzed  NJ TODAY

RAHWAY — The city's third shooting in four months left one city teenager paralyzed and another facing decades in prison, but police have not recovered the ...



Student team honored by Union County for community service project  NJ.com

Union County Freeholders Linda Carter and Alexander Mirabella presented resolutions to members of Team Orange from the Union County Student Training ...



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