Borough Council considers tenant registration program By Jennifer micale SOUTH RIVER — Borough officials would like to give police a helping hand when it comes to investigations. At their last meeting, Borough Council members agreed to ask the borough attorney to conduct research on tenant registration. If put into effect, the program would keep information …

Township writer finds outlet on the Internet JERRY WOLKOWITZ East Brunswick resident Adam Sommers recently published his first novel, Cells Divided. By daniel walsh EAST BRUNSWICK — Adam Sommers can write. With a successful 17-year journalism career and his first novel just recently published, the proof is in the pages he’s drafted. The question now …

Town officials meet to discuss cable issues By daniel walsh MILLTOWN — Cablevision of Raritan Valley has a few dissatisfied customers in Middlesex County, and now some of the them are trying to do something about it. Elected officials from Milltown, Old Bridge, and Edison met March 21 to discuss their common problems and explore …

Planning Board fuels dock dream SOUTH RIVER — Don Brown has a dream: a marine fuel dock on the South River, providing fuel for local boaters. Last week, Brown presented that dream to the Planning Board, during an informal review on a proposed site plan. In response, borough officials told him to take his plan …

Traffic a concern near proposed child center Tutor Time may be built on Old Bridge Turnpike By jennifer micale T he traffic on Old Bridge Turnpike proved to be an issue of concern to South River’s Planning Board. Last week, the board heard an application from Watchung-based Vaishu LLC for a proposed child care center …

Easter bonnet Blair Ellis, 6, of Monroe, tries to keep her Easter bonnet on straight at the township’s annual egg hunt and bonnet contest on Saturday. She won second place for most original bonnet. JERRY WOLKOWITZ

Dipierro: Study falls short Mayor maintains his opposition to rail line SEAN GUTHRIDGE East Brunswick High School senior Ryan Walsh, 17, washes cars to raise money for the school’s Volleyball Booster Club on Saturday. By charles w. kim D espite the rosy predictions of a NJ Transit study, Jamesburg Mayor Joseph Dipierro said yesterday that …

Resident dies in car accident EAST BRUNSWICK — A one-car accident on Fresh Ponds Road took the life of a township man early Monday morning. Police said that Ryan Yatsko, 20, a Mitchell Avenue resident, was driving southwest on Fresh Ponds Road when he lost control of his car. Police said the vehicle veered onto …

Public adds two cents on Comcast renewal If approved, the contract would last at least 10 years By Jennifer micale SOUTH RIVER — Will the borough tune in with Comcast Cablevision of New Jersey for the next 10 years? This is the question borough officials will be pondering as they enter into the final stages …

East Brunswick library hires assistant director By daniel walsh EAST BRUNSWICK — The public library has hired a new assistant director to replace current library director Jason Stone. Cheryl O’Connor assumed her new role at the library this month after spending nine years working for a regional library cooperative. O’Connor fills the position left vacant …