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.
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.
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 — 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.
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.