N.B. coach Don Anthony earned spot in ‘celestial hall of fame’ N orth Brunswick Town-ship lost one of the good guys with the recent passing of Don Anthony. I came to know Don about 12 years ago during my son’s first year of Little League baseball. To the many players and parents that had contact …

Support against holiday display heartening and humbling This past Tuesday evening three members of the South Brunswick Town Council, acting with courage and dignity, voted down a proposed resolution which would have opened the door to religious holiday displays on government property. Town Council members Carol Barrett, Frank Gambatese and Edward Van Hessen recognized that …

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 …

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 …

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, …