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.
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
If there was ever a time that we needed boldness administered with compassion and reality tempered with understanding, I think it is now.
Disconsolate over the damned if you do, damned if you don’t trap that ensnares the film critic who dares predict the Oscar winners, I shivered in my Dolce & Gabbanas as the February 27 Academy Awards presentation loomed.
MILLTOWN-On Dec. 12, 2010 a holiday-themed fundraiser was held at the Milltown Senior Citizen Building to help raise funds to save the Milltown Raritan River Freight Station. The station will be moved when funds are raised and used as a railroad museum. This is the only remaining Raritan River building.
In action films like Jaume Collet-Serra’s “Unknown,” as with the world in general, lots of innocent people are killed because of a few greedy miscreants.
STATE — New Jersey residents joined a nationwide protest against Republicans—and some Democrats—who are campaigning to cut billions if dollars from health care, education, and science programs in the proposed federal budget on Thursday.
STATE – The average price of a gallon of regular, full-service gasoline reached $3.09 a gallon overnight, according to AAA Mid-Atlantic. That’s up five cents in the past week and 54 cents since this time last year.
STATE – According to a report released yesterday by the Washington, D.C.-based Tax Foundation, New Jersey residents had the highest state-local tax burden in the nation in 2009.
NEWARK — On Wednesday, NJ Transit Executive Director James Weinstein announced plans to unveil a new online “scorecard” initiative to provide the public with a measurement of how the corporation is performing.