EB Sentinel Opinion

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Authority over development is with the people

Quo Warranto - Who gave them the authority? The building project by HD Summerhill LLC slated for Old Stage and Summerhill roads is moving ahead...

Addressing the opioid epidemic in the United States

America is facing a serious health crisis, one that has ended and complicated far too many lives. According to the Centers for Disease Control and...
PHOTOS COURTESY OF CHRISTINE SULLIVAN

Hadassah’s holiday gift wrap a success in many ways

The soul felt its worth this season as East Brunswick Hadassah’s volunteers worked with members, friends of the community, Alpha Delta Kappa sisters and...
COURTESY OF THE EAST BRUNSWICK PUBLIC LIBRARY

Reader: We need officials to advocate for our library

To my family and me, the library is our town center. It's our go-to place for programs, media, movies, information, help with computer programs,...
VASHTI HARRIS/ STAFF

Build residential development near Heavenly Farms in East Brunswick

Ah yes, snuggled serenely among the salvage yards and industrial warehouse complexes sits the proposed Hidden Oak Woods planned residential development - 275 residential units...

Learn about new state law pertaining to sick days

New Jersey Citizen Action, the New Jersey Main Street Alliance and the Rutgers Center for Women and Work have announced a new community education...
Eric Sucar

Bright lights of Christmas during the darkest days

The first Saturday in December was the beginning of the holiday shopping season in the small town where I lived as a little boy. In...

Vote By Mail ballots need ‘immediate attention’

The new Vote By Mail law enacted this year in New Jersey required ballots be sent to whoever voted by mail two years ago,...
JENNIFER AMATO/STAFF

NJDEP is letting us down with proposed power plant in the Meadowlands

In July, the Diamond Generating Corp. proposed a $1.5 billion project to build a gas power plant in the heart of the New Jersey...
Pfc. Derek Vasquez

Veterans Day 2018

The year 2018 marks the centennial of the end of World War I. The conclusion of “The War to End All Wars” inspired the...
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Support needed for the Civic Info Bill

The vast majority of Americans are most concerned with receiving information that directly impacts their lives. Unfortunately in New Jersey, this has not always...
VASHTI HARRIS/STAFF

East Brunswick mayor asks for members for East Brunswick Arts Coalition

Earlier this year, my administration and the council worked to create a nonprofit organization to promote and advance the arts in East Brunswick. We...
PHOTO COURTESY OF CHRISTINE SULLIVAN

East Brunswick Day showcased good neighbors making good neighbors

The East Brunswick chapter of Hadassah wishes to thank Mayor Brad Cohen and the staff of the Department of Recreation, Parks & Community Services...

Becker, Reiss and Shaw – Proven leadership for strong, safe schools

I urge East Brunswick voters to return Vicki Becker, Barbara Reiss and Meredith Shaw to our Board of Education on Nov. 6. Of all the...

Unions have contributed to a growing middle class in America

By Marilyn Weich Susan Fischer’s recent letter to the editor, "Teacher Supports Court's Union Dues Ruling," referred to her 30-year teaching career and her ongoing...

Keep East Brunswick school board free from partisan politics

When East Brunswick’s school elections were moved to November several years ago, we were immediately concerned that our non-partisan and apolitical Board of Education...

Beautiful October

October is a relaxing month. The summer heat is passing and cooler mornings and evenings start to prevail. Crops have been picked and the...

Poet hopes to inspire students to be safe while driving

I write poems for the Hall's Corner Senior Apartments newsletter. One that I wrote, "On the Road," seems appropriate since school is starting. It...
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