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Timing is everything when it comes to suicide prevention

As the old adage goes, Timing is Everything. A few months ago, I was fortunate enough to be asked to join a new suicide task...

Opinion: The Blurred Blue Line

  They wear the blue uniform that symbolizes security But protection for all citizens is not a surety. It tends to shield them from criminal acts By saying,...
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Opinion: Strawberry rhubarb pie

The holiday season awakens the smells and tastes of my youth. Strawberry rhubarb pie was my favorite. As a boy, I would cut the...

Opinion: Bench jockeys: Win or lose, it’s how you play the game

In my younger years, I played baseball. A lot of baseball in many locations and at various levels. As any follower of the game...
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Living History: An oral history with Dorothy Hauser

By Jeff Kagan and Sebastian Rizzo “What do you want to interview me for? I’m nobody important,” Dorothy “Dot” Hauser said while coaxing Coal, her...
PHOTOS BY JENNIFER AMATO/STAFF

Remember those who served on Veterans Day, and every day

Veterans Day was originally called Armistice Day. At the first Armistice Day, on Nov. 11, 1919, President Woodrow Wilson stated: “To us in America, the...

Re-Elect Dan Balka for Sayreville Board of Education

Dan Balka is a lifelong Sayreville resident and a graduate of Sayreville War Memorial high School. He graduated Seton Hall University and is a...

Vote Line A to provide ‘balance’ on Sayreville council

I am writing in support of Mr. Art Rittenhouse, a candidate for mayor of Sayreville, along with Donna Roberts and Christian Hibinski for councilwoman...

Sayreville resident advises others to check energy bills

My September electric bill from JCP&L included a charge from Constellation NewEnergy at the rate of 0.176854 Kwh. The rate listed on the same...

Former assemblyman endorses Old Bridge Republicans for re-election

Good governance isn’t an accident. It happens when highly qualified people who care deeply about their community serve as mayor and council members. Such is...

Reader: Loss of importance of UN ‘sad’

It is sad that the United Nations lost its importance in the hands of various countries who do not comply and act on resolutions...
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Honor veterans on POW/MIA Recognition Day

Our country is founded on the men and women who have fought and sacrificed for the freedom that we hold so dear. Of the millions...
SCOTT FRIEDMAN

Tomato wars and the Italian elixir of life

Ah September, the end of summer vacation and the start of another school year. It’s also the end of tomato season, and growing up...

Back to School safety tips

With summer coming to a close, children and their parents are looking forward to the beginning of the new school year. Back to school...

Thank you to supporters of Jammin’ for Jaclyn

A tremendous thank you to all who have helped with this year's Jammin’ for Jaclyn Benefit Concert. We were able to raise over $36,000, the...
COURTESY OF ROBERT REDFIELD

For the Record

"Former music manager discusses life in the entertainment business" about Robert Redfield, which appeared in the July 10 issues of the Sentinel and the...

Continued commitment needed in fight against Alzheimer’s disease

Alzheimer’s disease is the sixth leading cause of death in the United States for which there is no cure nor a definitive way to...

Respect veterans by respecting the flag

Throughout the summer, we celebrate many holidays that honor our country and those that made sacrifices for our freedoms such as Memorial Day, Independence...
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