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First Day of School, Sept. 2

August 6, 2015 1:05 am0 comments
First Day of School, Sept. 2

WOOLWICH TWP. – East Greenwich Elementary, Kingsway Middle School and High School, Logan Elementary, South Harrison Elementary, and Swedesboro-Woolwich Elementary Schools will hold their first day of school on Sept. 2. Schools will be closed Friday, Sept. 4 and Monday, Sept. 7 for Labor Day.

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CVS Robbed In Woolwich; 2nd Armed Drug Store Robbery In Area

July 2, 2015 12:05 am0 comments
CVS Robbed In Woolwich; 2nd Armed Drug Store Robbery In Area

by Karen E. Viereck, Editor/Publisher WOOLWICH TWP. – The CVS on Center Square Road in Woolwich Township was robbed by an armed suspect at 11:08 p.m. on June 19. The suspect took a customer hostage and demanded oxycodone. No one was hurt and the suspect fled the area after the […]

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Piece Of World Trade Center Brought To Woolwich

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Piece Of World Trade Center Brought To Woolwich

The 4,000-pound steel beam from the World Trade Center, draped with the American Flag, arrived at the Woolwich Township Municipal Building on June 10 for a brief ceremony. Over 100 residents gathered the Municipal Building to welcome the 9/11 artifact. The piece of history will become part of the township’s […]

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Woolwich Runs Into TDR Roadblock

June 4, 2015 1:05 am0 comments
Woolwich Runs Into TDR Roadblock

By Jenny Cowan WOOLWICH TWP. —At their meeting on May 18, Woolwich Township Committee discussed current roadblocks to the township’s TDR program. Director of Community Relations Matt Blake reported that the long awaited State Bank Board meeting scheduled for May 8 had been cancelled. The meeting would have allowed the […]

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County Opens Hendrickson Mill Road Bridge after Reconstruction

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County Opens Hendrickson Mill Road Bridge after Reconstruction

  WOOLWICH TWP. — Gloucester County Freeholder Director Robert M. Damminger, Freeholder Heather Simmons and Assemblyman Adam J. Taliaferro cut the ribbon in May to open the Hendrickson Road Mill Road Bridge in Woolwich Township.  The bridge had been closed since two storms in August of 2011, one of which […]

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Tax Increase Approved In Adopted Woolwich Budget

April 30, 2015 1:07 am0 comments
Tax Increase Approved In Adopted Woolwich Budget

By Jenny Cowan WOOLWICH TWP. – At their April 20 meeting, the Woolwich Township Committee adopted their 2015 municipal budget that includes a local purpose tax increase. According to Woolwich Township Chief Financial Officer William Pine, the municipal tax rate will go up 2.26 cents from $.4758 to $.4984. On the […]

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Old Stone Church Anniversary Service, May 17

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Old Stone Church Anniversary Service, May 17

WOOLWICH TWP. – Old Stone Church, built in 1793 and one of the oldest Methodist churches in South Jersey, will hold its annual anniversary service on Sunday, May 17 at 3 p.m. Old Stone Church is located two miles west of Swedesboro, just off Route 322 at the intersection of […]

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Local Political Candidates for June 2 Primary Election

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Local Political Candidates for June 2 Primary Election

EAST GREENWICH TWP. COMMITTEE Vote for 1 REPUBLICAN Dale L. Archer DEMOCRAT NO PETITION FILED LOGAN TWP. MAYOR Vote for 1 REPUBLICAN NO PETITION FILED DEMOCRAT Frank W. Minor COUNCIL Vote for 1 REPUBLICAN NO PETITION FILED DEMOCRAT Bernadine E. Jackson SOUTH HARRISON TWP. COMMITTEE Vote for 2 REPUBLICAN James […]

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New Superintendent of Schools Appointed in the Swedesboro-Woolwich School District

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New Superintendent of Schools Appointed in the Swedesboro-Woolwich School District

SWEDESBORO — Following a year-long search, the Swedesboro-Woolwich Board of Education on April 8 appointed Dr. Kristin O’Neil as its’ new Superintendent of Schools. Dr. O’Neil will succeed interim Superintendent Dr. Terry C. Van Zoeren, who has served the district for the past year as the search for the new […]

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Woolwich Township Sees $10 million Increase In Property Values

March 5, 2015 1:06 am0 comments
Woolwich Township Sees $10 million Increase In Property Values

By Jenny Cowan WOOLWICH TWP. — At their meeting on Feb. 17, the Woolwich Township Committee approved a refunding bond ordinance. The ordinance states that this will provide for the refunding of certain outstanding general obligation bonds of the township dating back to 2006. The ordinance also states that due […]

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