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State of the City 2017

A new hotel for Carriage City Plaza, renaming a downtown space as Tesla Square, and a pop-up youth community center were among the highlights of the 2017 State of the City address on Thursday night.

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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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State of the City 2016

A mobile app, a restructuring of City Hall departments, and a campaign to entice a grocery store to make Rahway its home were among the highlights of the 2016 State of the City address. Continue reading State of the City 2016

State of the City 2015

Mayor Samson Steinman delivered the annual State of the City address Friday night, announcing a few new events for 2015 while providing updates on items announced last year amid a smattering of redevelopment-related topics.

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

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

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State of the City 2014

Note: The full State of the City remarks can be viewed here.

Redevelopment took a back seat to parks upgrades and other initiatives related to the arts during the 2014 State of the City address last night.

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‘The State of the City is…’

With the second postponement of the State of the City (now scheduled for Wednesday at 7:15 p.m.), I thought it’d give us another opportunity to have some fun with it and also solicit some input from readers. Inspired by a reader comment via Facebook last week, I ask you to finish the sentence:

“The state of the city is…”

Feel free to use one word or a short phrase that you think best describes the “state of the city” — in your view. The most typical phrase we often hear when it comes to State of the City or State of the Union, is always “strong” — but that’s usually coming from the person delivering the remarks, so what else would you expect? Instead, what would you say?