Getting Ready For The Holidays

BUSINESSES all along Kings Highway were getting ready for the Christmas season with holiday decorations going up in time for the annual Swedesboro Christmas Parade. Swedesboro light posts are now adorned with snowflakes to add the finishing touches.   — Photo by Karen E. Viereck

Swedesboro Looking to Advance Crosswalks Project

By Robert Holt SWEDESBORO — At the Swedesboro Council meeting on Nov. 18, Mayor Tom Fromm announced plans to reject bids that have already been received on the crosswalk project around the community. Swedesboro wants to add crosswalks to Franklin, Mechanic, and South Street, among possible others. Fromm said there had been some confusion about […]

East Greenwich Tables Energy Cooperative Resolution

by Robert Holt MICKLETON — At their meeting on Nov. 12, the East Greenwich Township Committee tabled a resolution that would express the community’s interest in joining a Gloucester County residential energy cooperative. The Committee felt they needed more information about the program before taking action. Mayor Fred Grant indicated that he had not been […]

Christmas Eve Services at Old Stone Church

WOOLWICH TWP. – If you want to enjoy a nostalgic experience to savor your Christmas? Then plan to come out to Old Stone Church on Christmas Eve at 11 p.m. and step back more than 200 years in time to put yourself on the same benches where some of your early ancestors may have worshiped. […]

Bethesda Presents 21st Annual Living Nativity, Dec. 22

SWEDESBORO – Bethesda United Methodist Church, located in the heart of Swedesboro will present its 21st annual “Living Nativity” on Sunday, Dec. 22. There will be two presentations of the story, lasting 20 minutes, starting at 6 and then at 6:30 p.m. The program will feature the manger scene with Mary, Joseph, and baby Jesus, […]

Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony, Dec. 7

WOOLWICH TWP. — The 6th Annual Locke Avenue Tree Lighting Ceremony is scheduled for Saturday, Dec. 7 from 6 to 9 p.m. at Locke Avenue Park in Woolwich Township. This is a free event for the entire family sponsored by the S/W Parks and Recreation Committee and Sharptown North United Methodist Church. There will be […]


REPAUPO – The Repaupo United Methodist Church will be hosting a Family Christmas Party for the community on Sunday, Dec. 15 in the church social hall. The evening will begin with a covered dish dinner at 6 p.m. followed by crafts, games and fun for all ages. A “special guest” is expected to make an […]

The past and present come alive in Mullica Hill this month

MULLICA HILL — Step back in time for an old fashioned Christmas. Enjoy the holiday season without the madness of the malls or big box stores, starting with Candlelight Shopping on Main Street, on Saturday Dec. 7 from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Stroll town and enjoy live music, carolers and open house specials. The […]

Kingsway Middle School 1st Marking Period Honor Roll Students

Superintendent Honorees: 7th GRADE: Makenna Beyer, Rebecca Blaszczyk, Alyssa Brown, Joseph Carriero, Holly Chambers, Ajay Chhita, Madelynn Collins, Allyson Dionglay, Alyssa Doyle, Jordan Henry, Peyton Hunt, Alexandria Kerr, Garrett Knechtel, Vamsi Kolla, Lauren Krott, Madison Lanham, Stephen Mallozzi, Kalel Martorano, Tyra McCombs, Madison Meyers, Justin Mirenda, Gillian Morganstein, Jacob Natkin, Alexander Navejar, Ana Olszewski, Zoe […]


DEPTFORD TWP. — The Gloucester County Cultural & Heritage Commission at Gloucester County College will host an Intermediate Grant Writing Workshop for non-profit organizations with projects related to the arts or history on Tuesday, Dec. 10, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the West Deptford Library. The hands-on workshop will discuss how to define […]