Rail line poses danger to the communities Wake up, Jamesburg, Monroe and South Brunswick. Please pay close attention to the potential danger coming to our beautiful communities, including the adult communities of Rossmoor, Concordia, Clearbrook, etc. Didn’t you hear on television and radio how dangerous diesel fuel fumes are to our health, possibly causing lung …

Zoning Board actions have negative effect on East Brunswick residents I have been a resident of East Brunswick on Ruth Street for 48 years. As such, I’ve seen the township evolve from a rural community to what it is now. Growth of a community requires careful and intelligent planning and zoning which, I am sure, …

National social workers deserve recognition and praise for work Life-changing events such as an extended medical condition, family event or personal trauma can leave the individuals and family members left with unresolved mental and physical issues. Those issues are oftentimes worked through with the help of a professional social worker who offers support and guidance …

We want to hear from you The issue of April 5 will be the final edition of the Sentinel for letters before the April 18 Board of Education elections. All letters endorsing candidates must be received prior to noon Monday, April 3 for consideration in that week’s issue. Letters from candidates themselves are not accepted …

OURVIEW Trash pick-up shouldn’t be causing big stink W ith the arrival of spring and the inevitable turning of the calendar into summer, the issue of trash collection in Milltown has again reared its ugly head — or nose, depending on whom you talk to in town. Last summer the Borough Council decided to try …

New rail line would bring prolonged delays Proposed Monmouth-Ocean-Middlesex (MOM) trains will not go from Lakewood to New York City but will terminate at Newark. Diesel-powered trains are not allowed in the rail tunnel. A story in a recent issue of a local newspaper points out that with train delays, the time between Penn Station, …

Line of succession should still be addressed in S.R. T his week, Capt. Wesley Bomba returned to the South River Police Department after almost a year’s absence. He was suspended from the force March 8, 1999, after a fellow officer brought departmental charges against him. Subsequently, three female employees of the police department filed sexual …

Opposition voices sound ‘buggy’ to writer The year is 2000 and everyone thought the Y2K bug was a myth. But, alas, it is an election year in East Brunswick, and we can suddenly see the Y2K bug(s) addressing the Township Council on Monday evenings. We also see their handiwork in the local letters to the …

‘Souper Bowl’ event was victory for needy More than 420 cans of soup, 380 other nonperishables and $696 were collected on Jan. 29 and 30 for the needy at Corpus Christi Parish’s fourth annual "Souper Bowl" Sunday. The children of the parish and other volunteers helped collect food and funds for this St. Vincent DePaul …

Comments on cleanup were off-base I am compelled to respond to the misleading statements in Edward P. Trzaska’s letter to the editor ("East Brunswick Mayor’s Building Plan Is Environmentally Unsafe," Feb. 16, Sentinel) regarding the cleanup of the L.J. Smith site in East Brunswick. Mr. Trzaska’s inaccurate and reckless statements are evidence that his chemical …