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.

10 Middlesex County Women Honored for Achievements, Service to Community

MIDDLESEX COUNTY — One of the world’s foremost global experts in prenatal, childhood and adolescent infectious diseases, the founder of one of the most successful Realtors in Central Jersey, the queen of tween fashion and a tireless fighter for the Hispanic community in Central Jersey are among 10 Middlesex County women who will each be honored as “Citizen of the Year.”

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.

Diocese To Host Double Choir Concert

NEW BRUNSWICK – The Diocese of Metuchen Festival and Chamber choirs will join with the parish choirs of St. Peter the Apostle Church and St. Francis of Assisi Cathedral for a Double Choir Concert on Sunday, Feb. 27 at 4 p.m. at St. Peter the Apostle Church, 94 Somerset Street in New Brunswick.