Raider Robotics team brings pride to alumna On March 18, I attended the Mid-Atlantic 2000 First (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) Regional Robotics Competition at Rutgers University, New Brunswick. North Brunswick Township High School had a team of almost 40 young adults participating. The Raider Robotics team won with a robo gladiator …

Voters should have final say on holiday displays I am someone who had an interest in the resolution that would have allowed religious displays on South Brunswick municipal property. I believe this is one of the many instances in life where we need to bow to the will of the majority. If the township were …

East Brunswick mayor has not helped to preserve open space Dunhams Corner Road divides East Brunswick and South Brunswick. East Brunswick claims that its side of Dunhams Corner Road is an agricultural area that the township has worked hard to preserve. This could not be further from the truth. This property (approximately 100 acres) is …

Washington would be saddened by S.B.’s ban on holiday displays The most recent ban on holiday displays in South Brunswick Township is very sad. I feel compelled to write in response to what has been at best using the Constitution, as well as the Bill of Rights, as a proof-text of sorts for personal bias …

Congregation: Luciano owes Rabbi Eligberg an apology We commend council members Ted Van Hessen, Carol Barrett and Frank Gambatese for voting against permitting religiously themed holiday displays on township property. Their decision honors the intent of our country’s founding fathers to separate religion from government and shows their respect for all individuals who live in …

Taxes should be based on an ability-to-pay schedule The March 9 Sentinel letter about school funding raises questions. One would believe our taxes would double and school boards be eliminated if our schools were fully funded by the state. A family of four living in a typical home pays about $2,600 per year in school …

S.B. board appointment policy needs changing South Brunswick residents in November 1997 overwhelmingly voted for a change to the council-manager form of government. Since its implementation in January 1999, its separation of administration from legislative function has proved to be effective. It is recognized that our Planning Board and Zoning Board in our boom developing …

Hundreds of S.B. parents suffered on March 2 March 2 was a gut-wrenching day in the history and psyche of South Brunswick Township. On that day South Brunswick High School was locked down for the first time due to the possibility of a gun being brought into the school. Many hundreds of families suffered for …

Let’s hope message sinks in N orth Brunswick residents and their present and former elected officials made it abundantly clear Monday that they do not want go-go bars in their neighborhoods. Former Mayor Paul Matacera, who has not been heard from in recent months, spoke eloquently on behalf of the opposite sex when he said, …

Former mayor says La family’s assertion of bias is preposterous Kyung Ho La’s death was a tragic event for his family, friends, the police and our community. The pain that his parents are experiencing can only be imagined. While La’s family may believe he was not responsible for the thousands of dollars of neighborhood vandalism, …