Middlesex County

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)…

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…

Rose Society’s February meeting

STATE – Jersey Shore Rose Society’s February meeting provides information on growing roses at in the Community Room of Kensington Court Assisted Living, 864 Shrewsbury Ave., in Tinton Falls. Whether you know nothing or a lot about roses, all are welcome…