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Posted on: February 16, 2024

Traffic Light Analysis - Intersection of St. Georges Ave., Route 27, & Route 35

The City of Rahway has enlisted the New Jersey Department of Transportation (DOT) Engineering Division to investigate the timing cycles for the traffic lights at the intersection of St. Georges Ave., Route 27, and Route 35. An initial analysis determined ...

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Posted on: February 12, 2024

Delayed Openings - Tuesday, February 13

Please be advised that Rahway City Hall, the Rahway Recreation Center, and the Rahway Public Library will be opening at 10:00 AM on Tuesday, February 13 due to the anticipated inclement weather.

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Posted on: February 5, 2024

Hamilton Stage Celebrates Grand Reopening

On Saturday, February 3, we celebrated the grand re-opening of the Hamilton Stage, Rahway’s beloved community theater. Thank you to everyone for joining the City of Rahway in our unwavering commitment to the arts as we welcome the return of performances a...

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Posted on: February 5, 2024

City of Rahway Welcomes Harriet Tubman: The Beacon of Hope Traveling Monument

On Saturday, February 3, we officially welcomed the Harriet Tubman: The Beacon of Hope traveling monument to the great City of Rahway. This beautiful monument depicts the likeness of abolitionist Harriet Tubman, who dedicated her life to freeing countless...

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Posted on: January 23, 2024

Cybersecurity Incident Affecting Veolia North America and Rahway Residents

Rahway, NJ – The City of Rahway has been informed of a cyber-security incident impacting Veolia North America, the service provider responsible for managing our city’s water system.  On January 9, 2024, Veolia North America experienced a cyber-at...

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Posted on: January 10, 2024

Local State of Emergency Has Concluded | Wednesday, January 10, 2024

As of 10:00 AM today, Wednesday, January 10, 2024, the local State of Emergency has officially concluded and all roadways have reopened.

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Posted on: December 18, 2023

Rahway City Hall Closed for Remainder of 12/18

City Hall will be closed for the remainder of the day. All City Departments not housed in City Hall are still operating as usual including the Police Department, Fire Department, Department of Public Works, Recreation, and Office of Emergency Management. ...

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Posted on: December 13, 2023

City of Rahway to Host Sneaker Ball on January 13 at Rahway Recreation Center

City of Rahway to Host Sneaker Ball on January 13 at Rahway Recreation Center to Embrace Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s Vision of Economic Equity with Educational Workshops for Local Entrepreneurs, Networking Opportunities, and Live EntertainmentRahway, NJ ...

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Posted on: October 25, 2023

Civil Service Commission to Host Statewide Job Fair on Thursday, October 26

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The Civil Service Commission in partnership with the Essex County Office of LGBTQ Affairs will be hosting a Statewide Job Fair on Thursday, October 26 at the Cleo Hill, Sr. Physical Education Center in Newark, NJ from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM. The Cleo Hill, Sr...

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Posted on: October 19, 2023

Rahway Craft & Art Fair Returns to the Rahway Rec Center on Saturday, November 4

Rahway’s annual Craft & Art Fair returns on Saturday November 4th from 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM with over 60 vendors. This event will be held inside the Rahway Recreation Center located at 275 East Milton Avenue, Rahway, New Jersey. The ...

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Posted on: September 29, 2023

Join the City of Rahway and RWJ Rahway as we partner to #PaintRahwayPink this October

City of Rahway and RWJ Rahway Flyer for Breast Cancer Awareness Month Events throughout October

City of Rahway and Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Rahway Partner to Host Breast Cancer Awareness Month Events throughout October to Paint Rahway PinkRahway, NJ – The City of Rahway is excited to partner with Robert Wood Johnson Universi...

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Posted on: September 21, 2023

Rahway Riverfest 2023 Returns on September 30 and October 1

2023 Rahway Riverfest - Love Your River, September 30 and October 1 from 1:00-7:00 PM

Rahway Riverfest 2023 returns on Saturday, September 30 and Sunday, October 1 from 1:00-7:00 PM at the Rahway River Watershed Association Learning Center at Lower Essex Street Park, located at 337 E. Milton Ave., Rahway, NJ. This year's theme is ...

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Posted on: August 22, 2023

2nd Annual ArtsFest to take place on September 23 on Irving Street

Rahway ArtsFest: Art in All Dimensions, Saturday, September 23 from 2:00-6:00 PM

City of Rahway to Host 2nd Annual ArtsFest: Art in All Dimensions on September 23 in Downtown Rahway to Celebrate Vibrant Local Arts SceneRahway, NJ - Mayor Raymond A. Giacobbe and the Rahway City Council are excited to announce the second annual ArtsFest...

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Posted on: August 18, 2023

In Memoriam - Joseph Hartnett

The City of Rahway mourns the passing of former Business Administrator, Joseph Hartnett. His contributions during his time with the City helped shape Rahway as you see it today.While serving as Business Administrator under Mayor Daniel Martin, Joseph Harn...

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Posted on: August 8, 2023

Electric Bike & Electric Scooter Safety Tips from the Rahway Fire Department

As the popularity of electric bikes (e-bikes) and electric scooters (e-scooters) continues to rise, fire safety and education is a top priority for all owners and prospective owners of these devices. While a convenient mode of transportation, improper cha...

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Posted on: August 7, 2023

Experience the Heartbeat of Hispanic Heritage with the City of Rahway Throughout September

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Rahway, NJ – Mayor Raymond A. Giacobbe and the Rahway City Council have announced a series of exciting Hispanic Heritage Month events taking place in September throughout Downtown Rahway to celebrate the diversity that makes up our great City.&a...

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Posted on: July 18, 2023

Heart of the City Festival Returns to Rahway on August 5 to Highlight Local Arts and Small Business

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Rahway, NJ - Mayor Raymond A. Giacobbe and the Rahway City Council have announced the Heart of the City festival taking place on Saturday, August 5 from 12:00-6:00 PM on the corner of Irving St. & E. Cherry St. Heart of the City aims to shine a spotli...

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Posted on: July 11, 2023

Lewis Street Market Returns on Friday, July 21

The highly anticipated Lewis Street Market is making its return on select Fridays in July and August from 4:00-8:00 PM. This pop-up market is located behind the pavilion at the intersection of Lewis St. and Augusta St. and offers a unique outdoor shopping...

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Posted on: July 5, 2023

2023 Mayor's Summer Concert Series Returns to Downtown Rahway from July 27 through August 24

Rahway, NJ - Mayor Raymond A. Giacobbe and the Rahway City Council are excited to announce the return of the Mayor’s Summer Concert Series on Thursdays from July 27 through August 24 in front of the Union County Performing Arts Center, located a...

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Posted on: July 4, 2023

Independence Day Safety Tips for Pets & Veterans

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As Independence Day approaches, communities across the United States eagerly anticipate the dazzling fireworks displays that have become synonymous with the holiday. While many look forward to these festivities and marvel at the brilliant showings of patr...

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Posted on: June 15, 2023

City of Rahway Announces Annual Independence Day Celebration on July 3

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City of Rahway's Annual Independence Day Celebration Set to Light Up the Night Sky on Monday, July 3 at Rahway River ParkRahway, New Jersey - Mayor Raymond A. Giacobbe and the Rahway City Council are excited to announce the City of Rahway&apo...

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Posted on: June 15, 2023

Juneteenth Celebration Moved to Rahway Recreation Center

Juneteenth event moved to the Rahway Recreation Center due to inclement weather forecast.

*This event has been moved to the Rahway Recreation Center due to inclement weather forecast.*City of Rahway and Social Justice Commission to Celebrate Juneteenth on Friday, June 16 with an Evening of Performances, Educational Presentations, Live Music, a...

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Posted on: May 15, 2023

City of Rahway Announces 2023 Mayor's Music Series

Rahway, NJ – Mayor Raymond A. Giacobbe, the Rahway City Council, Rahway Special Improvement District, and the Union County Performing Arts Center, in partnership with Atelier Rosal, have announced the 2023 Mayor’s Music Series. The ann...

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Posted on: April 21, 2023

Rahway Taste of Spring Celebrates 20th Anniversary with a Sold-Out Crowd

April 21, 2023 – On April 14, 2023, the Rahway Taste of Spring, hosted by Mayor Raymond A. Giacobbe, the Rahway City Council, and Rahway Special Improvement District (SID) returned for the first time since 2019 to offer guests a fun night filled ...

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Posted on: April 4, 2023

Hot Rods & Harleys Celebrates 20th Anniversary on May 13; Benefit show at UCPAC on May 6

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April 4, 2023 - Mayor Raymond A. Giacobbe, the Rahway City Council, Rahway Special Improvement District, and U4 Guys Promotions announce the 2023 Hot Rods & Harleys event, taking place on Saturday, May 13 from 11:00 AM - 7:00 PM in Downtown R...

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Posted on: April 3, 2023

Statement and Update From The Mayor

Statement from the MayorFirst and foremost, I want to say that I was very disturbed by the video posted online showing animal cruelty at the Bubba Luv Dog Training and Rescue here in the City of Rahway. We are so thankful that a member of the community to...

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Posted on: March 21, 2023

PSE&G Smart Meter Installation Program

Per the PSE&G notice below, PSE&G or Contract Callers, Inc. (CCI) employees will be replacing existing electric meters with new smart meters at your home or business. 

PSE&G SMART METER INSTALLATION PROGRAM

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Posted on: March 21, 2023

Safe Exchange Zone to Begin on April 1 in Lobby of Rahway Police Department

Starting on April 1, 2023, the lobby of the Rahway Police Department will serve as a Safe Exchange Zone where people are able to complete in-person transactions, sales, and exchanges originating from on-line marketplaces. (E.g. Craigslist, Facebook Market...

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Posted on: March 10, 2023

Keep Rahway Clean By Picking Up After Your Pets

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The City of Rahway encourages pet owners to pick up after their pets and dispose of waste. Pet waste is a hazard that has environmental and health impacts on communities when not properly removed and disposed of. It can cause humans and pets to get sick, ...

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Posted on: February 15, 2023

City of Rahway to host annual State of the City Address on Thursday, March 2, 2023 at UCPAC

February 16, 2023 – The City of Rahway will be holding its annual State of the City address on Thursday, March 2, 2023 at the Union County Performing Arts Center (UCPAC), located at 1601 Irving Street, Rahway, NJ.A reception prior to the event w...

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Posted on: January 17, 2023

MLK Monument Unveiling & Birthday Celebration

Rahway, NJ – January 18, 2023 – On Monday, January 16, Mayor Raymond Giacobbe, the Rahway City Council, and Rahway Social Justice Commission in partnership with the NAACP hosted the City of Rahway’s annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Celebration. The even...

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

Nominations for Rahway’s Own Class of 2022 are NOW OPEN

Rahway is a creative community of makers and innovators. By celebrating the people and places of our collective past, present, and future, our city is sharing the stories that make Rahway unique. Each year, nominations are submitted, and the annual Rahway...

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

2022 State of the City

Click here to view complete 2022 State of the City Speech.

To watch the complete 2022 State of the City Address, click here.

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

Rahway is at work - Tree Inventory

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The Department of Public Works is working to assist with a Citywide Street Tree Inventory and Evaluation. The purpose of this inventory and evaluation is to make sound, long-term planning decisions and facilitate cost-effective management.

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Posted on: February 6, 2024

Taste of Spring

Rahway Taste of Spring | Friday, April 5

The Rahway Taste of Spring is back on Friday, April 5 at the Rahway Recreation Center from 5:30-9:00 PM! Tickets go on sale on March 1!Restaurants interested in participating should contact rahwaysid@cityofrahway.com for details and to sign-up.No...

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Posted on: February 6, 2024

State of the City Address

Rahway's State of the City Address | Thursday, March 7 at 7:00 PM

Mayor Raymond A. Giacobbe and the Rahway City Council invite you to attend Rahway's Annual State of the City Address, taking place this year on Thursday, March 7 at 7:00 PM at the Hamilton Stage, located at 360 Hamilton St. Join us as we take a l...

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

Rahway is Happening!

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First established in 2009 under Mayor James J. Kennedy, the Rahway Arts District (its original moniker) was organized to promote and enhance the business, educational, civic and cultural life of the Special Improvement District (SID) of Rahway. Over the y...

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

Rahway is ... at Work

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This mini-series, orchestrated by Mayor Giacobbe and the Rahway City Council, is an instrument in the administration’s objective of transparency. “One of my main initiatives of my term as your mayor, is ensuring that there is sufficient communication betw...

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

Mayor's Music Series

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Beginning April 23rd and lasting until October, enjoy live music events throughout Rahway's downtown. Presenting all genres of music, there is something for everyone!

Hit the streets and get live with house music parties, or relax with friends for...

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

Receive Rahway's Emergency Text Notifications

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The Rahway Police Department is using the NIXLE communication service to allow it to send important community information directly to residents using the latest technology.

Text Rahway's zip code, 07065, to 888777 to opt-in to this messaging servi...

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