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.
NEWARK–Nilesh Dasondi, owner of Sterling System LLC (formerly Cygate Software & Consulting) and a former member of the Edison Township Zoning Board, was sentenced last week to six months in prison for money laundering, United States Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced.
EDISON – The Wardlaw-Hartridge Green Club is introducing a school-wide campaign to lessen the number of plastic bottles and reduce its carbon emissions by selling BPA-free stainless steel water bottles. Bisphenol A, or BPA, is a component is some plastics that has been banned from use in baby bottles by Canada and the European Union over health concerns.
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.
PERTH AMBOY – Longtime city resident and child advocate Nina Perkins-Nieves, MSW, LSW is one of five candidates running for three seats on the Perth Amboy school board.
EDISON — Students and future students who need enrollment services at Middlesex County College may take advantage of special hours on Saturday, April 9. The offices will be open from 8:30 a.m. to Noon.
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.