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Sentinel: Two sides air views on Jehovah’s Witnesses plan

A land-use battle that has spanned two decades came to a head in Edison Township Council chambers last week. The governing body held a court-mandated public hearing on Nov. 3 regarding its proposed amendment to Edison’s Recreation Open Space Inventory (ROSI). The amendment would allow a driveway to be built in the Dismal Swamp Conservation Area, providing access to the landlocked 14-acre Visco tract, off Alexis Lane. The Visco family has donated a portion of the tract to be used for a Planning Board approved Jehovah’s Witnesses church. The Visco proposal has been met with staunch opposition from local environmentalists and residents, some of ...