EB Sentinel Opinion

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...

Irked by proposed school budget

What a surprise. Property taxes will rise again in East Brunswick to support the school system. Instead of having teachers, administrators and public-school employees...

Soup’s on at Taste of the Town event

  The Jamesburg Fire Department's Ladies Auxiliary would like to thank all those who participated in the Taste of the Town event March 5. A special thank you...

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...

VFW grateful to supermarket staff

East Brunswick Memorial Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 133 would like to thank Anthony Algazzini and Barbara Rebele and all the other staff...

Thanks go out to caring police officers

Last week my dad had a medical issue and was assisted by members of both the East Brunswick and South River police departments. To...

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...

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,...

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...

For the Record

The final date for the South River Planning Board to accept a redevelopment study related to lower Main Street and to make a recommendation...

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...

Police officers deserve support, appreciation

Attention must be paid to our police. Respect. Obedience. In New York City, Correction Department officers are being attacked by Rikers Island inmates. In Philadelphia, one...

Consumers should ensure home health aides are qualified

  There are many businesses or online sites advertising at-home nursing and hospice care services, but consumers need to be aware that not all providers...
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