Can’t Get A Break From Winter Weather

Another blast of cold and snow on March 25 and 26 kept famers from cultivating their fields. Farmers have had to wait longer than normal for the ground to thaw and then to dry before doing any work in the fields.  Most spring crops such as asparagus and strawberries are expected to be late. For […]

Swedesboro’s 2014 Municipal Budget Calls for 3 cent Increase

by Robert Holt SWEDESBORO — The Swedesboro Council introduced the borough’s 2014 budget at their meeting on March 17. Homes assessed at Swedesboro’s average of just over $186,000 will see a tax rate increase of 3 cents per $100 of the home’s value. According to Mayor Tom Fromm, the average homeowner would pay about an […]

East Greenwich to Introduce Community Parade in September

by Robert Holt MICKLETON — Mayor Dale Archer announced the first annual East Greenwich Day Parade at the Township Committee meeting on March 11. East Greenwich Township has hosted a parade in the past, but has not held a parade for nearly a decade. “This will come at no cost to the taxpayers,” Archer explained. […]

Logan Township Crime Log

March 10:  Officers charged a 20 year old Bridgeton man with possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia following a vehicle stop on Center Square Road. The man was processed and turned over to Millville Police on several outstanding warrants. March 10:  A Logan woman reported that someone removed her New Jersey temporary tag […]

3rd Annual Spring Swing 4 Education Golf Outing, April, 26

WOOLWICH TWP. — It’s that time of year again. The Kingsway Education Foundation is holding its 3rd Annual Spring Swing 4 Education Golf Outing on Saturday, April 26, 11 a.m. shotgun start at the beautiful Town & Country Golf Links in Woodstown. A tax deductible donation of $110.00 for the event covers 18 holes of […]

Egg Hunt, Summer Camps & Fun Day Head Up S/W Parks & Rec List Of Things To Do List

SWEDESBORO — Registration is now open for the Third Annual Summer Camp Connection Night. This is one stop shopping for all residents and organization in the area interested in attending or offering summer camps. The Camp Connection date is Thursday, April 10 and will be held at the General Harker School Cafeteria from 6:30 p.m. […]


MICKLETON — The annual Easter Egg Hunt and Bake Sale will be held on Saturday, April 19 from 11 to 12 noon on the Little Red Schoolhouse grounds at 12 Harmony Rd in Mickleton. The event, sponsored by The Friends Meeting House and the Little Red Schoolhouse is open to children ages nine and under.  […]

Botto’s Italian Market Recipe of the Month by Chef Enrico Botto

Crab and Artichoke Risotto 1 lb. box of Bellino Risotto 1 lb. of lump crab meat or jumbo lump crab meat 1 large can of Cento chicken broth (32 oz.) 1 can of Cento artichoke hearts 5 basil leaves 1/4 lb. grated Romano cheese 1/4 cup chopped parsley 4 ounces extra virgin olive oil 1 […]

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 late as March 25 with […]