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Rush to replace Holt

STATE — Democratic Congressman Rush Holt created a political frenzy with a surprise announcement that he would not seek reelection to a ninth term term representing the Garden State’s 12th District. So far, Sen. Linda Greenstein (D-Middlesex) , Assemblywoman Bonnie Watson Coleman (D-Mercer)…

Obama slams Christie for opposing minimum wage hike

STATE — President Barack Obama on Friday singled out New Jersey’s embattled Republican Governor for balking at a push to raise the minimum wage, a move favored by most Americans. During a meeting with 14 Democratic governors at the White…

Remembering The Past: Carteret’s Past

By Diane Harrison CARTERET-Does anyone have memories of the Brunswick Carteret Rink? On March 25, 1967 a “Teen dance” was held with a $2.00 admission fee and the same year, Thursday nights were “Family Skate Nites.” Regular admission was $1.00, but on…

Sex slavery kingpin pleads guilty

STATE – An Edison man who used violence and threats of violence to enslave women in a high-priced prostitution ring based in New Jersey pleaded guilty today to a human trafficking charge. The guilty plea – one of the first…

Elizabeth Warren: Stop Packing the Courts With Corporate Judges

Massachusetts Democrat Sen. Elizabeth Warren says America must stop packing the courts with corporate judges.

Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) told President Barack Obama to nominate more judges with backgrounds serving the public interest instead of lawyers whose experience consists mainly of serving greedy corporations. The Massachusetts Democrat reported several statistics on Obama’s judicial nominees, that…

Ghost Hunting in New Jersey at Rahway Library

RAHWAY — The Public Library is hosting a presentation by New Jersey Ghost Hunters Society on Thursday, March 6 at 6:15 p.m. Learn about the top haunted hot spots of Garden State and New York City, based on the America’s…