June 30, 1892
Arthur A. Zimmerman: Monmouth County’s World Champion Cyclist
Editor’s note: On June 30, 1892, in London, Arthur A. Zimmerman of Freehold broke the world's record for the fastest time covering a half-mile on a bicycle from a standing start, with a time of one minute and five seconds.
November 4, 1902
Laura Biggar, Fugitive Gold-Digger, Finally Turns Herself In
By John R. Barrows On November 4, 1902, nationally famous vaudeville stage actress Laura Biggar surrendered herself to Monmouth County authorities in Freehold, where she was placed under arrest, arraigned, and confined to the county jail there. She had arrived