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, …

Coach pleased with team’s effort during hoop season By dan miller ALLENTOWN — The Allentown High School girls basketball team saw its 1999-2000 season come to an end March 2 with a loss to Ewing in the first round of the Central Jersey Group III state tournament. But the Redbirds and their coaches, led by …

Reliance on property taxes will hit homeowners hard I t’s been some time since taxpayers in Millstone Township have seen a significant one-year hike in the local school tax rate, but that good news streak will end this year. The Millstone Board of Education’s proposed budget for 2000-01 carries a 14-cent increase, and there doesn’t …

Neighbors step up to the plate for Little League The Millstone-Roosevelt Little League would have had difficulties this year in scheduling practice times for our children. This was due to the unavailability of most of the practice fields we used in the past. Fortunately, the Black Bear Lake Day Camp and the Clarksburg Inn of …

Let’s think about the future of recreation Is Millstone an environmentally concerned community? We have a rural beauty desired by many. We have "open space" in 13 neighborhoods zoned R-130. It sounds perfect, doesn’t it? Well, let’s think for a moment. Exactly what does "R-130 Open Space" mean? R-130 Open Space means the township owns …

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 …

der=0 bgcolor=”#D0D0D0″> JERRY WOLKOWITZ Brad Garton of Roosevelt uses his computer and a sound board to play a digital music piece he composed. Garton, the director of the Columbia University Computer Music Center, New York, brought researchers and composers from the center to Roosevelt on Saturday for a presentation hosted by the Roosevelt Arts Project.

Nottermans file lawsuit against Roosevelt, planners over failed development application By Bob Fleming ROOSEVELT — Borough officials learned last week that a landowner’s lawsuit against the Planning Board concerning a residential development application that failed to obtain that panel’s approval has been amended to include the borough as a defendant. Abby Notterman, Princeton Junc-tion, and …

Four candidates enter race for 3 seats By bob fleming JERRY WOLKOWITZ F our candidates, including three incumbents and one newcomer, are seeking election to the three available three-year seats on the Roosevelt Board of Education in next month’s annual school board election. Incumbents Sharlene Ellentuck and David Ticktin, completing their first terms on the …

Taxpayers face 14¢ increase By louis c. hochman T he 2000-01 Millstone Township school district budget will carry with it a 14-cent tax increase if it is approved by voters next month, and administrators say most of the costs contributing to the increase are out of their control. If the budget is rejected by voters …