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MONTGOMERY — The Somerset County Prosecutor’s Office is "very confident that the four sons of John and Joyce Sheridan played no role in the death of their mother and father," according to Prosecutor Geoffrey D. Soriano.

Mr. Sheridan, 72, died at home while his wife, 69, died at the University Medical Center of Princeton at Plainsboro after a fire broke out in the bedroom of their home in the Skillman section of Montgomery before 6 a.m. on Sept. 28.


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MONTGOMERY: Motorcyclist killed in collision with deer
MONTGOMERY - A Hillsborough man was killed after a deer ran into his motorcycle near the Gibraltar Rock Quarry driveway Tuesday morning, according to Montgomery police. Read more...
PRINCETON: Dalai Lama may be met by protesters
The Dalai Lama likely will be greeted with protesters when he visits Princeton University next week during his first appearance at the school. Read more...
PRINCETON: Professor takes a deal in sign thefts
A Princeton University professor accused of stealing business lawn signs had his theft charge dismissed Monday in return for agreeing to perform 120 hours of community service. Read more...

Sports

WEST WINDSOR: South girls secure Group IV title
Caroline Zhou has enjoyed some pretty big surprises this year with the West Windsor-Plainsboro High South girls tennis team. Read more...
MONTGOMERY: Cougars queens of the courts
Emily Roeper and Kim Szakats did all that they could in what became a dream season. Read more...


Opinions

ELECTION LETTERS POLICY
Election letters may not exceed 300 words and need to be accompanied by the writer's address and daytime telephone number - information used only for confirmation and not published. Read more...
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Your Views

Inadequate, bungled response to Ebola
It is quickly becoming apparent that current policy and practice is inadequate to prevent an Ebola pandemic. A bipartisan letter signed by 26 members of Congress urges the president to take stronger action to protect the nation from the spread of Ebola. Read more...
Dana Krug for school board
Allegra D'Adamo, Princeton Junction To the editor: I have known Dana Krug for nearly a decade and had the opportunity to work with her on the executive board of the Community Middle School PTSA a few years ago. Read more...
Don't choose dirty energy to save towns money
Alfred Cavallo, Princeton To the editor: It has recently been reported that West Windsor has hired an energy agent to evaluate purchasing electricity from a third party supplier in an attempt to save money Read more...

Lifestyle

Helping women lead full and positive lives
For more than 40 years, women have been turning to the Breast Cancer Resource Center at the YWCA Princeton. Read more...
LOOSE ENDS: Bring the community together
Forty years ago on a cold, rainy night, I stood before my municipal government elected officials (not Princeton) seated on a platform. They were positioned to peer down at me with grim expressions that matched the dreary weather outside. The whole scene was grim. Read more...
Curry -- with a side of bagpipes
Oct. 13-19 is National Curry Week in the United Kingdom, where chicken tikka masala is considered the national dish. But, instead of that, I'm going for a crunchy seafood ''fry up'' seasoned with curry, a good companion for basmati rice with sizzled Indian spices. Read more...

Arts and Entertainment

Helping women lead full and positive lives
For more than 40 years, women have been turning to the Breast Cancer Resource Center at the YWCA Princeton. Read more...
LOOSE ENDS: Bring the community together
Forty years ago on a cold, rainy night, I stood before my municipal government elected officials (not Princeton) seated on a platform. They were positioned to peer down at me with grim expressions that matched the dreary weather outside. The whole scene was grim. Read more...
Curry -- with a side of bagpipes
Oct. 13-19 is National Curry Week in the United Kingdom, where chicken tikka masala is considered the national dish. But, instead of that, I'm going for a crunchy seafood ''fry up'' seasoned with curry, a good companion for basmati rice with sizzled Indian spices. Read more...

Business

BUSINESS HIGHLIGHTS: Weekend benefits will aid Princeton non-profits
Season-sational I recently had a craving for fudge and of course that led to a trip to Robinson's in Skillman at the Montgomery Shopping Center on Route 206. Their chocolate fudge is always terrific, but they had a few seasonal flavors that I hadn't tried before, and they will provide samples. If you like pumpkin, you need to stop whatever you are doing and go there. Now. No, right now, and try the pumpkin fudge. It's as if someone took the best pumpkin pie filling you have ever had and turned it into fudge. Visit them online at www.robinsonschocolates.com, or just go there for a taste. Read more...
BUSINESS HIGHLIGHTS: Thouin elected to board of Enable Inc.
Congratulations -Lisa M. Thouin, CPA, CGMA, managing director of The Mercadien Group, principal in Mercadien, P.C., Certified Public Accountants, and co-leader of its Nonprofit Services Group, has been elected to the board of trustees of Enable Inc., a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping individuals with permanent and chronic physical or cognitive disabilities and senior citizens to live full and independent lives in the community. Enable achieves its mission by providing services, support and living arrangements to afflicted individuals and their families throughout central New Jersey. Readers can learn more by visiting www.mercadien.com. Read more...
BUSINESS HIGHLIGHTS: Palmer Square, SAVE to promote pet adoption
Doing good On Sunday, Oct. 19, from noon to 3 p.m., SAVE, A Friend to Homeless Animals and Palmer Square are hosting SAVE on the Square. Read more...
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Your Health

YOUR HEALTH: Recognizing signs of breast cancer can save your life
As with many types of cancer, breast cancer is most successfully treated when it is detected early. Read more...
HEALTH MATTERS: Cholesterol: The good, the bad and the deadly
We all have cholesterol, but rarely do we think of it in a good context. Read more...
YOUR HEALTH: The importance of vaccinations
Below are a few of the findings from recent studies: Read more...
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Your Home

YOUR HOME: Getting the fireplace ready for a safe season
As temperatures drop and thoughts of crackling fires beckon, Patt and Gary Severson of Ashes-Up Up and Away Chimney Service have this cautionary tip for you: Read more...
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