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With school year nearing its end, summer camp time will begin

June 5, 2014 1:00 am0 comments
With school year nearing its end, summer camp time will begin

By Jeff Wolfe Just when your children are about to finish answering questions for school, one of the big questions parents face when school is done is what to do with their children during those summer months. One bit of good news is that there are some local options to […]

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Kingsway graduate Stumm continues to reach new heights in Navy

May 1, 2014 2:02 pm0 comments
Kingsway graduate Stumm continues to reach new heights in Navy

By Jeff Wolfe Some people have what seems like a natural ability to accomplish remarkable things no matter what their circumstances. When 1988 Kingsway High School graduate Robert Stumm won the state pole vault title as a senior, he found out years later he did so with a broken back. […]

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Winter wasn’t so wonderful, putting farmers behind the snow ball

April 3, 2014 5:13 pm0 comments
Winter wasn’t so wonderful, putting farmers behind the snow ball

By Jeff Wolfe The winter of 2013-2014 will for many, be one they want to forget, but likely can’t help but remember. Words like “relentless”, “unforgiving” and “never-ending” are just some of the ways it was described. There were many consequences and after-effects for a winter that was felt as […]

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Bumbernicks bring different use for land in East Greenwich

March 6, 2014 1:11 am0 comments
Bumbernicks bring different use for land in East Greenwich

by Jeff Wolfe East Greenwich Township has seen farmland disappear at a rapid rate over the last 15 years. The population has nearly doubled to about 10,000 people as fields that once grew a variety of vegetables, were sold and have been sprouting houses. So when East Greenwich resident Bill […]

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This group of witches is doing a lot of good for East Greenwich community

February 6, 2014 5:04 pm0 comments
This group of witches is doing a lot of good for East Greenwich community

By Jeff Wolfe Megan Heyer didn’t have any big ideas when she first rowed in the International Dragon Boat Festival on the Schuylkill River in Philadelphia. But the East Greenwich resident is now the leader of a large group of local women who not only participate in the race, but […]

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Population boom in East Greenwich, Woolwich brings more stress to emergency services

January 2, 2014 5:59 pm0 comments
Population boom in East Greenwich, Woolwich brings more stress to emergency services

By Jeff Wolfe There was a time not so long ago that the townships of Woolwich and East Greenwich were fairly quaint in what was still largely agricultural communities. But during the last 13 years, big chunks of farmland have disappeared, replaced by housing developments that often have hundreds of […]

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Owner of Hendrickson Mill Lake keeps coming to dead ends in effort to rebuild dam

December 4, 2013 3:02 pm0 comments
Owner of Hendrickson Mill Lake keeps coming to dead ends in effort to rebuild dam

By Jeff Wolfe The sign near the house of Mary Ann DeSantis on Hendrickson Mill Road in Woolwich Township says “Dead End.” And while that sign refers to the fact that the bridge on that road next to her house is still out since it was first damaged in October […]

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Commercial Development On Route 322 Could Begin Next Year

October 30, 2013 12:00 pm0 comments
Commercial Development On Route 322 Could Begin Next Year

By Jeff Wolfe If you travel regularly on Route 322 in Woolwich Township, you’ve no doubt seen the signs in the fields hundreds, if not thousands of times over the years. The signs proclaim several retail stores are coming to the area between Kings Highway and Exit 2 for the […]

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East Greenwich’s Leonard loves keeping Eagles’ grass green

October 3, 2013 11:04 pm0 comments
East Greenwich’s Leonard loves keeping Eagles’ grass green

By Jeff Wolfe It probably doesn’t bother East Greenwich resident Tony Leonard if people see what his lawn looks like. After all, the grass he maintains for his occupation is seen and sometimes examined by thousands when the Philadelphia Eagles play a home game. Leonard, a Mickleton resident, has been […]

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GSBA Scholarship Awarded

August 27, 2013 7:13 pm0 comments
GSBA Scholarship winner, Sawyer Galati (center) accepts the award from
GSBA Scholarship Chairman, Rosario Licciardello (left) while proud mom,
Ceri, looks on.

SWEDESBORO — The winner of the first annual Greater Swedesboro Business Association $1,000 scholarship is Kingsway graduate, Sawyer Galati. Area students were given the challenge of explaining “The Importance of Small Business in the Community” and Galati rose to the occasion by providing the most compelling essay. “I am really […]

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