N/S Sentinel Opinion

Residents asked to petition storage facility on Route 130

Currently there is a proposal before the North Brunswick Zoning Board that threatens to permanently change the landscape of the Route 130 residential corridor....

EMS volunteers need public support

The attacks in Brussels and Paris remind us of our own vulnerability to another large-scale terrorist assault on our soil. Such a strike surely...

17-year-olds encouraged to register to vote

A recent law change enables every eligible 17-year-old New Jersey citizen to register to vote with the understanding that they may not vote until they become...

Diwali should be a day off in North Brunswick

I would like to commend the students of North Brunswick Township High School for trying to add Diwali to the list of holidays celebrated...

Death of State Trooper reminds motorists to be more aware

Flashing lights mean slow down, move over, be alert. The recent tragic death of New Jersey State Police Trooper, Sean Cullen, is a glaring reminder of the...

Achieving equality for all women still a challenge

Each year we celebrate March as Women’s History Month, and we salute women who throughout history have sacrificed to bring to the world's attention...

Residents’ voices carry weight in town hall

In a recent letter to the editor, a local resident opined that while it is generally difficult for citizens to get the ear of...

Resident shares thanks for participation in ‘Share the Warmth’ collection

I would like to offer a heartfelt thank you to everyone who helped contribute to the "Share The Warmth" coat and blanket collection for...

Don’t abandon domesticated ducks, geese

Every year, domesticated ducks and geese are found abandoned in ponds and lakes. All domesticated animals are dependent on humans for food, water, shelter,...

Bicyclist involved in hit-and-run begs driver to stay off the roads

  On Feb. 1 at 11:30 a.m. while cycling on Ridge Road near Perrine Road in Monmouth Junction, I was hit by a silver Nissan which...

Partnership encouraged between local businesses, high school students

The North Brunswick Township High School (NBTHS) community would like to continue our partnership with local businesses. All of our 1,800 students have been...

Bill would increase qualifications for nursing home assistants

We all need to be concerned about the quality of nursing home care. Just about everyone has a loved one who eventually will need...

Reader is disappointed by letter endorsing Trump

I read Barbara Bucker’s editorial letter of Jan. 14 ('Think red' when voting for president) with sadness. She states that she will be voting for Donald...

Life stories with Lisa Anderson

For some people, a catastrophe can result in putting us on a totally different path in life. Such is the case for Sue Gallagher. Born...

Residents warned about phony IRS calls

Across New Jersey, residents are have been receiving phone calls from scammers claiming to be from the IRS or the U.S. Treasury for a...

Health-care restrictions endanger women

It is hard to believe that 43 years have passed since the Supreme Court ruled in favor of a woman’s right to privacy in...

Reproductive justice and Roe v. Wade

On Jan. 22, 1973, the landmark constitutional ruling Roe v. Wade guaranteed a woman’s right to privacy regarding her body and significantly improved women’s...

‘Think Blue’ when voting for president

“American lives matter!” So, when voting for a president, it is obvious that we should go Democratic.  “Think blue.” Ms. Bucker’s letter (“Think red...
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