Suspended S.R. captain returns to department Three employees have filed suit in state Superior Court O n Monday, a South River police captain suspended for nearly a year was expected to shine up his badge and return to the force. Capt. Wesley Bomba, a borough resident and a 32-year veteran of the force, has been …

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 …

Aspiring journalists share experiences at symposium By Bob Fleming ALLENTOWN — High school students can prepare for a career in journalism by investing their time and talents writing for their school newspapers and developing their reporting skills — that was the message delivered by a panel of guest speakers at a journalism symposium held recently …

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, …

H.S. needs nominees for Women’s History Month The North Brunswick Township High School Social Studies Department is seeking nominations for "Women Who Had a Major Impact on the History and Growth in North Brunswick" in celebration of Women’s History Month. The school is asking residents to nominate women from past to present in all fields, …

S.B. VFW to sponsor St. Patrick’s Day Dance The Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 9111 of South Brunswick and the Women’s Auxiliary will host a St. Patrick’s Day Dance on March 11 at 8 p.m. The event will be held at the post home located at 11 Henderson Road. Live music will be furnished …

RBC boys fall in title game, finish year 22-4 der=0 bgcolor=”#D0D0D0″> Joe Cavanaugh of Red Bank Catholic gets tied up with Christian Brothers Academy’s Eric Hazard while fighting for a rebound in the the South Jersey Parochial A final. LAKEWOOD — Even with Tuesday’s loss to Christian Brothers Academy in the South Jersey Parochial A …

Skaters are a part of streetscape I would first like to thank and applaud The Hub for its view on the proposed skateboarding ban in Red Bank. I agree that Red Bank has spent a lot on crafting its image and it should spend a little on its own kids. I know that a lot …

Crowther, Vander Valk valued Knights leaders By WARREN RAPPLEYEA C o-captains Joe Crowther and Dan Vander Valk played integral roles in making the Old Bridge High School wrestling team’s season a successful one. Both grapplers won their respective weight classes at the District 20 competition to move on to the Region 5 competition. Crowther, 25-4 …

Holmdel pressing to save DePalma farm JACKIE POLLACK State Sen. John Bennett (R-12) and Congressman Rush Holt (D-12) (second and third from left) tour a portion of the DePalma Farm Monday with (continuing from l) Holmdel Deputy Mayor Art Davey and Mayor Gary Aumiller and Larry Fink. Holt press conference moved; publicity having negative effect …