The passive park created as a result of Blue Acres demolitions along a stretch of New Church Street will dedicated to a former councilman and Vietnam veteran.
Closing on the Center Circle property could come as early as this month, eventually making way for a five-story development on the Main Street site that received approval early this year.
A long-vacant Irving Street building that once was planned as a restaurant recently changed hands.
There were no local election races in this year beyond school board but at the top of the ticket, Rahway voters backed the Democratic candidate at higher rates than state- and county-wide voters.
Redevelopment is inching its way across the river from downtown, with a second concept plan proposed for the area: a 40-unit complex on Monroe Street.
City Council confirmed four appointments to city boards and agencies, including two long-vacant seats on the Redevelopment Agency and Parking Authority. Continue reading City Council approves board appointments