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, …

Proposed rail line buffer on track T he South Brunswick Planning Board’s proposal to establish a 200-foot buffer along township railroad lines is definitely on track, to borrow a pun from Deputy Mayor Frank Gambatese. It’s too late for homeowners who already live too close to the rail line and live in fear of the …

Proposed state law would cancel school boards I wish to bring to your attention a situation that has occurred in the state Legislature. Assemblyman Peter Barnes (D-18th) and Assemblywoman Barbara Buono (D-18th) have reintroduced their bill, ACR 28, to fund public education 100 percent. The state currently funds 43 percent. For the fiscal year 1999-2000, …

Be sure to stay tuned T he South Brunswick Township Council has spoken. There will be no religious holiday displays on township property. Not surprisingly, it was not a unanimous decision. In fact, two of the three council members who voted not to change the present township policy prohibiting them originally seemed to favor the …

Generous supporters deserve thanks The Presbyterian Church of Jamesburg has been the home of a local food cupboard for a number of years, providing food to needy families regardless of religious affiliation. Food is distributed by appointment on a monthly basis, and emergency assistance is given when needed. The church board of deacons administers the …