EB Sentinel Opinion

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Opinion: New Year 2021

Welcoming a new year is traditionally an exciting time as we look ahead to celebrating all life’s moments with family and friends and preparing...

Opinion: Thanksgiving is a time to build memories

"We gather together to ask the Lord's blessing." I enjoy all the holidays when the family gathers together. But, Thanksgiving is special. It isn’t only...

Program provides support services to those dealing with challenges related to COVID-19

By Robert Kley More than one-third of New Jersey adults surveyed by the National Center for Health Statistics and Census Bureau from April 23 through...

Opinion: East Brunswick Army vet is ‘greatest unsung hero of World War II’

I am a former director of Public Safety in East Brunswick, and I’m also a military veteran of the U.S. Navy, which I served...

Opinion: Veterans understand what it’s like to live in uncertain times

Every November we honor, remember and thank our Veterans. This year, during a global health pandemic, we can all be especially grateful for the...

Opinion: Vote ‘yes’ to community aggregation in East Brunswick

I grew up in East Brunswick, graduated in 1999, came back for end-of-life-care for family, and found a home again. It’s a nice family...

Election letters policy

Letters to the editor regarding the 2020 general election to be held Nov. 3 will be accepted through Oct. 16. Candidates may not submit a...

Opinion: Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Fall is here and as the seasons change, we will all be doing our best to stay healthy through the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and...

Opinion: Decision to extend Monroe superintendent’s contract was political, hypocritical

I read Kathy Chang's article pertaining to the extension of our schools superintendent's contract with great dismay (Monroe Board of Education extends superintendent contract...
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Opinion: Honor POW/MIA Recognition Day

Even when the people we care about are far away, we can always keep them close in our hearts. In times like these, this...

Opinion: Cigarette tax would lessen suffering from cancer

More than 53,000 New Jerseyans are expected to be diagnosed with cancer this year and almost 16,000 will lose their lives from the disease....

Emmett’s Inn owner gave people nights to remember forever

It was early April 1978. The legal drinking age in New Jersey was 18 and I had turned 18 on March 27. For months, a...

NJSIAA executive states case for high school sports

By Colleen Maguire During the past five months, the lives of our student-athletes have changed drastically.  In March, the New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association...

Vote yes to legalization of cannabis on Nov. 3

On Election Day, Nov. 3, New Jersey voters will decide if the state will proceed with legalization of cannabis for adult use. The current status...

Murphy, legislators enact significant laws under cover of pandemic

By Marc Gaswirth Soon after the nightmarish effects of the coronavirus pandemic subside, school district administrators may ask themselves this question: Where is Chris Christie...
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Comet Neowise illustrates the importance of dark skies

Since the earliest days of human civilization, the night sky has been a source of fascination and mystery. Ancient star-gazers saw human and animal...

Opinion: Enjoy the outdoors while still being safe

As of July 2020, many government restrictions related to coronavirus are being lifted, like the stay-at-home order. However, COVID-19 still has a widespread impact...

What #Black Lives Matter and COVID have taught me about being a teenager in...

A few days ago I watched my friends graduate from high school, on my computer screen. The speeches were pre-recorded, the montage of the...
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