January Crossword Puzzle

      CLUES ACROSS 1.   Esau’s descendants home 5.   Fragrant tropical tree resin 10.   Selection list 14.   A rectangular groove 15.   Plant of a clone 16.   Three-banded Armadillo 17.   Surrounded by 18.   Muse of lyric poetry 19.   Give a job to 20.   Ceremonial staff […]

Boro Begins Work On Skating Rink

WORK is underway at the site of the former Swedesboro Auction on Locke Avenue (top) to install a public skating rink. The orange cones mark the outline of the area to be used. Although not as large as the on Rowan Campus skating rink (bottom) in Glassboro, the Swedesboro rink will be open for public […]

Swedesboro Council, Police Address Recent Burglaries

by Robert Holt SWEDESBORO — At their meeting on Dec. 16, the Swedesboro Council discussed three recent burglaries in the area with Woolwich Township Police Lt. Joseph Morgan. Chief Russell Marino addressed two Swedesboro burglaries in a letter to Mayor Tom Fromm. Swedesboro homes had been burglarized on Helms and Broad Street, and the other […]

Logan Endorses Pureland Rail Line Plans

by Robert Holt BRIDGEPORT — At their meeting on Dec. 17, the Logan Township Council endorsed two resolutions designed to improve rail line service at the Pureland Industrial Complex. In two separate projects, SMS Rail Service will be getting $1,567,890 for expansion, while $1,252,890 would go toward upgrading the line. The New Jersey Department of […]

East Greenwich Discusses Selection Process of Professionals, Financial Advisor

by Robert Holt MICKLETON — At their meeting on Dec. 12, the East Greenwich Township Committee discussed whether or not the community’s professional services were hired under the “fair and open” process. Mayor Fred Grant alleges that a new township solicitor has already been selected, which he claims goes against the method. “Meetings are usually […]

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 houses sitting on ground that […]

Divorce recovery workshop Series to start at GCC Jan. 14

DEPTFORD TWP. — Individuals who are going through or considering divorce are welcome to attend a free, six-session Divorce Recovery workshop sponsored by the Center for People in Transition at Gloucester County College beginning Tuesday, Jan. 14. Licensed Professional Counselor Jennie McQuaide, Ph.D., will discuss a host of issues associated with divorce, placing special emphasis […]


MICKLETON — Looking for something fun for your kids to do?  Join in at The Little Red Schoolhouse, located at 12 Harmony Road in Mickleton, for the annual Game Day. This free event will be held from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 31. All are welcome. There will be lots of fun games […]


WEST DEPTFORD — Ever wonder what’s going on in the brains of kids with Autism, ADHD, or Tourette’s? Find out what kids with these brain disorders have in common and how you can make his or her life easier at this special lecture at the West Deptford Library, 420 Crown Point Rd. On Thursday, Jan. […]