Tag Archives: Raymond Giacobbe Jr.

Giacobbe tapped as interim mayor

Sixth Ward Councilman Ray Giacobbe, Jr. will serve the remaining year of Samson Steinman’s mayoral term, after City Council tonight unanimously approved his appointment.

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Interim mayor likely to be appointed Monday

Members of the Municipal Democratic Committee are scheduled to meet Saturday to vote for three nominees to City Council as possible interim mayor for 2018.

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State of the City set for Thursday at arts center

Mayor Samson Steinman is scheduled to deliver his fourth State of the City address on Thursday night at the Union County Performing Arts Center.

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Officials spar over ‘plans’ for West Grand Avenue

Monday’s vote to authorize the study of six potential redevelopment areas drew the biggest crowd to a City Council meeting in recent memory as well as the biggest split among the governing body and administration in several years.

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Election 2016: Rahway results

Although results nationwide were not yet decisive, Democrat Hillary Clinton easily and not surprisingly carried most of Rahway, losing only one voting district to Republican Donald Trump.

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State of the City set for Feb. 6 at arts center

The 2015 State of the City address is planned for Friday, Feb. 6 at 7 p.m. in Union County Performing Arts Center, 1601 Irving St.  The snow date is Feb. 13.

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Speakers mixed on expansion of SID

About two dozen people spoke before City Council on Monday night, drawing one of the largest crowds to a public hearing in recent memory, for an ordinance to expand the Special Improvement District (SID), including supporters, opponents and others pleading for more information and time to consider the impact.

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