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Woolwich Mayor’s Win Is A Big Win For SWPTO

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Woolwich Mayor’s Win Is A Big Win For SWPTO

WOOLWICH TWP. MAYOR ALAN SCHWAGER presents a check for $1,000 that he won as part of an American Water raffle at the New Jersey Conference of Mayors in Atlantic City. Schwager is donating this money to the organization of this choice, which is the Swedesboro/Woolwich Parent Teacher Organization. Shown here […]

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Woolwich Woman Found Murdered In Pool

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Woolwich Woman Found Murdered In Pool

The victim was identified as Michelle Long, 47. The cause of death was blunt force trauma and has been ruled a homicide by the Gloucester County Medical Examiner. The Gloucester County Prosecutor’s Office and Woolwich Township Police are investigating the death.

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Woolwich Discusses Latest School Funding Plan

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Woolwich Discusses Latest School Funding Plan

WOOLWICH TWP. — At their meeting on June 19, the Woolwich Township Committee spoke about the recent agreement between Senate President Steve Sweeney and Assembly Speaker Vincent Prieto regarding increased funding of local schools. The deal reallocates $46 million from overfunded to underfunded districts and gives the lesser funded communities […]

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Roundabout Construction Could Be Completed Sooner Than Expected

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Roundabout Construction Could Be Completed Sooner Than Expected

SWEDESBORO — Construction for Swedesboro’s roundabout will be completed significantly ahead of schedule, reported Swedesboro Mayor Tom Fromm. The roundabout’s completion date was intended for early fall but Fromm said the construction “looks just about done.” A new completion date has not been announced, but Fromm feels that it will […]

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Logan Township Honors Youth Parks and Recreation Members

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Logan Township Honors Youth Parks and Recreation Members

Logan Mayor Frank Minor issued proclamations to David Weber for 13 years of service, and to Kimberly Ross for 6 years. Ross and Weber resigned their positions in 2016. “Dave has become a staple in our community for working with our youth,” lauded Minor. “People like Dave Weber take time […]

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East Greenwich Considers Capital Improvement Projects

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East Greenwich Considers Capital Improvement Projects

MICKLETON — At their meeting on June 13, the East Greenwich Township Committee discussed possible future Capital Improvement Projects for the community. Items mentioned as needed by Mayor Dale Archer included street paving, lights for the local soccer and baseball fields, a dump truck, three taser guns for the East […]

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July Issue Puzzle

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July Issue Puzzle
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Jesus Is Our Hero VBS

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Jesus Is Our Hero VBS

SWEDESBORO — Are you looking for a fun place to attend Vacation Bible School this summer? Bethesda United Methodist Church in Swedesboro might just be your place. Power Up with Bethesda United Methodist Vacation Bible School, July 31 to Aug. 4, at Bethesda United Methodist Church in Swedesboro from 6 […]

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June 6 Local Primary Election Results

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June 6 Local Primary Election Results

REPUBLICAN EAST GREENWICH TWP. Vote for 2 RICHARD P. SCHOBER — 232 ROBERT TICE — 229 LOGAN TWP. Vote for 1 Write-In — 18 SOUTH HARRISON TWP. Vote for 2 ROBERT J. DIAZ — 84 ROBERT SCHENK — 81 Write-In — 2 SWEDESBORO Vote for 2 JO ANNA GAHRS — […]

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Swedesboro Library Events

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Swedesboro Library Events

Register for your favorite programs! Adults: Christmas in July Crafts – Wednesday, July 12, 6:30 p.m. It’s never too soon for Christmas. Get an early start on some Christmas projects now. Space is limited, so please register. Tween/Teens: Teen/Tween Book Club Blog – No time for a book club, but […]

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