CLARK — Clark Recreation recently introduced a children’s magic class. The youngsters meet once a week to learn the secrets to various magician tricks.
STATE – New Jersey’s legislative redistricting commission voted to adopt a map advanced by Democrats, with Prof. Alan Rosenthal casting the deciding vote over the weekend.
ELIZABETH – Three Elizabeth men admitted beating a 23-year-old city man to death in 2007 last week, the Union County Prosecutor’s Office announced.
RAHWAY – The cause of a fire that destroyed an unfinished apartment complex on St. Georges Avenue on Jan. 4 has been ruled arson, Police Chief John Rodger confirmed last week.
STATE – The New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission has announced that three inspection facilities will permanently close at noon on Saturday, April 30.
RAHWAY – United Water will flush hydrants throughout Rahway beginning the week of April 11. Crews will work Monday through Friday between 9 p.m. and 1 a.m. to minimize customer inconvenience. The flushing program is expected to last for about six weeks.
UNION — Community Access Unlimited will hold its 17th annual Golf Classic on Thursday, May 12, at Suburban Golf Club in Union.
ELIZABETH–The Trinitas Health Foundation reports that its annual spring fundraiser scheduled for May 5 is set to be another successful event that will benefit the medical center and the patients it serves in Elizabeth and the wider Central New Jersey region.
RAHWAY — On Wednesday, March 23, Gifted and Talented fifth grade students from Rahway attended the Union County Gifted and Talented Environmental Convocation at the Rahway Recreation Center on East Milton Street.
EDISON – Emily Wexler, a freshman at The Wardlaw-Hartridge School, has been accepted in the Spoleto Study Abroad program in Italy. She will be attending the program for three weeks in July.