Swedesboro Questions Police Speed Policies After Car Crashes at Botto’s

by: Robert Holt SWEDESBORO – Swedesboro Mayor Tom Fromm expressed at the community’s Council meeting on Aug. 19, concerns about high-speed chases involving local police. In the wake of a recent automobile accident at Botto’s Italian Line Restaurant. Fromm questioned the policy of the Woolwich Police Department regarding the speed of the following vehicles suspected […]

Police Information Concerning Kings Highway Car Crash

By Karen E. Viereck Editor/Publisher SWEDESBORO — According to information supplied by Woolwich Twp. Lt. Joseph A. Morgan, at 9:30 p.m. Logan Township Police were dispatched to a 911 call for an erratic driver in a Volkswagen Jetta, traveling east on Center Square Road towards Woolwich. At 9:43 Woolwich Sgt. Joseph Rieger and Ptl. Christopher Beckett […]

S/W Day, Sept 28 Plans Feature Old Favorites & New Events

SWEDESBORO — Swedesboro Woolwich Day 2013 will be held on Saturday, Sept. 28 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., bringing back a few favorites and some new attractions. The festivities will follow the 7th Annual 5k Dragon Run, which benefits the Nathaniel Boerlin Scholarship Fund. Details and registration information for the race can be found […]

Arrest Made In Graffiti Spree; Church Vandals Still At Large

By Karen E. Viereck Editor/Publisher WOOLWICH TWP. — Malcom Tyson of Swedesboro was arrested by the Woolwich Township Police Department and charged with criminal mischief and theft for spraying graffiti on Locke Avenue Park buildings, a home, fence and several parked cars on Aug. 5. According to Woolwich Township Detective Sergeant Thomas Daniels, Tyson allegedly […]


HARRISONVILLE — South Harrison Township was awarded $1,500 by the Association of New Jersey Environmental Commissions (ANJEC).  The purpose of the grant is to begin work to preserve open space and create Greenways along the township’s waterways, especially Oldmans Creek. Oldmans Creek has been designated by the State Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) as a […]

5TH Annual Fight BAC Walk, Oct. 5

SWEDESBORO —  Wellshire is proud to announce plans for its “Fifth Annual Fight B.A.C. Walk to Wellness and Health Awareness Event” on Saturday, Oct. 5. The event raises funds to help relieve stresses for cancer patients by providing transportation to and from their oncology appointments and treatments. This year’s event will take place in conjunction […]

High Holidays begin September 4

SEWELL — Congregation B’nai Tikvah-Beth Israel in Sewell is offering 2013 High Holiday tickets to non-members. The price is $175 individual/$250 family. Tickets are issued at no cost to residents of nursing homes or group homes and college students under 25 with a college ID. Please call (856) 589-6550 for tickets or more information. Ask […]


AUBURN — The Auburn Volunteer Fire Company’s Ladies Auxiliary will be holding their annual Chinese Auction on Thursday, Sept. 26 at 7 p.m. at the Auburn Fire House. Tickets are $3.00 and must be purchased in advance.  Doors open at 6 p.m. and the Auction starts promptly at 7 p.m.  

EG Home School Assoc. Craft Show

MICKLETON — East Greenwich Home and School Association will be holding their Annual Craft Show  on Saturday, Nov. 16 from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Vendor space is $30. Vendors may request applications by contacting Sharon at sharon.foth@gmail.com or 856-579-4929. Application deadline is Nov. 1.

Animal Shelter Open House, Oct. 5

CLAYTON — The 23rd Annual Gloucester County Animal Shelter Open House will be held on Saturday, Oct.5 from 11a.m. to 4 p.m. There will be refreshments, games, pet costume parade, and check out pets for adoption and more. The Gloucester County Animal Shelter is located at 1200 N. Delsea Drive in Clayton