Dems shouldn’t support Luciano after outburst I am a Democrat. Since becoming eligible to vote I have never missed an election, from local to national choices. I have always exercised my privilege to vote. If I did not have enough information about a specific candidate, or the Democratic and the Republican candidates opinions were similar, …

New library would be a plus T here are no cost estimates yet, not even a proposed site. Still North Brunswick Mayor David Spaulding’s proposal to have a fall referendum to build a new library sounds like a reasonable idea. According to some local officials, residents often travel to the East Brunswick library because they …

Vote yes for S.B. school budget on April 18 As responsible residents of South Brunswick, it is imperative that we vote yes for the 2000-01 school budget. My husband and I are lifelong residents of South Brunswick, having raised three children here. A significant factor in our decision to reside in South Brunswick was the …

Guest Column REV. FRANCIS A. HUBBARD Religious celebrations should not be in the hands of politicians The Township Council’s March 7 decision not to allow religious holiday displays on government property is a victory for religious freedom, understanding and common sense. Both the South Brunswick Area Clergy Association, which I chair, and the South Brunswick …

Lawsuit only compounds the tragedy On Dec. 20, a young man lost his life, the result of a single bullet fired by South Brunswick Police Sgt. Raymond Hayducka, in the presence of four other officers and two mental health workers. My condolences go out to the parents of Kyung Ho La. No parent should have …

In retrospect, everyone could have acted better As a member of our town’s approving boards and an observer of the Township Council, I have the opportunity to keep abreast of the continuing dialogue between the public and government in South Brunswick. In the last few weeks there have been incidents where participants in this dialogue, …

Anti-bias law protects the mentally challenged On March 16, New Jersey’s Superior Court upheld the use of New Jersey’s anti-bias law in the alleged assault and torture of a man with mental disabilities. The Arc of New Jersey is extremely pleased about this decision. Anti-bias laws are created to protect populations that are more susceptible …

Library solution a good one N orth Brunswick residents will be saddened to hear about the problems at their municipal library. It seems that the library has become an after-school hangout for some unruly children. But not to worry. The library’s board of trustees appears to be on top of the problem, and police Detective …

Don’t ignore potential problem S outh Brunswick residents who are concerned about the discovery of a very high level of radon found in one township home should make a point to test their residences. The township Health Department has test kits available, and where levels above 4 picocuries per liter are found, there are relatively …

Thanks to the ‘real’ coaches who put kids first I am writing this letter in appreciation to all the coaches out there who put the children of their teams before winning. You know who I am talking about. The people who are coaching for the right reason — the kids. These coaches are not trying …