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Search Continues For Suspect In Carteret Killing

CARTERET – Authorities are continuing to search for a man who has been charged with fatally shooting a 17-year-old Carteret resident last week, Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan and Carteret Police Chief John Pieczyski announced today.

Plainfield Men Arrested For 2010 Piscataway Killing

PISCATAWAY — Two Plainfield men have been arrested and charged with fatally shooting a 27-year-old Plainfield woman, who was found dead in Piscataway nearly a year ago, Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan and Piscataway Police Chief Richard Ivone announced today.

NJ Unions Rally To Support Wisconsin Workers

TRENTON – Unions from all over the state joined in a rally at the State House hosted by the New Jersey State AFL-CIO today. The event was a show of solidarity with Wisconsin public employees, who may lose their collective bargaining rights if their state’s Republican governor gets his way.

Airport Security Officer Admits Stealing From Travelers

NEWARK – A Woodbridge man who worked as a lead transportation security officer employed by the Transportation Security Administration at Newark Liberty International Airport admitted Thursday that he and his supervisor regularly stole from travelers during security screenings, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced.

Ground Broken For Expanded Head Start Facility In Perth Amboy

PERTH AMBOY — U.S. Senator Frank R. Lautenberg (D-NJ) visited the Acelero Learning Center in Perth Amboy on Thursday to break ground on a Head Start renovation project. The expansion will more than double the size of the facility by adding five classrooms for preschool students and two new classrooms for infants and toddlers under the age of three.

South Amboy Proceeds With Ferry Project

SOUTH AMBOY — The City of South Amboy was given the go ahead Thursday to advertise for bids to construct the Radford Ferry Road Extension, which is the third phase of a four phase project to improve transportation options and infrastructure and bring ferry service back to this city.

Students Work To Raise Awareness of Human Trafficking

ELIZABETH–Benedictine Academy Campus Ministry students are uniting with the United Nations’ “Blue Heart Campaign” in an effort to raise awareness about human trafficking- the practice of forcefully coercing or deceiving children, women and men into slavery for exploitation and/or profit.

Community Calendar

Animated Film Festival • Feb. 26 at 7 p.m. – Arts Guild NJ, 1670 Irving St., Rahway, will show 21 short animated films varying in technique, style and subject. Some material may not be appropriate for children under 18. Admission: $3. Info: 1-732-381-7511