Free Summertime Fun For Everyone

OVER 200 people came from all around to take part in Swedesboro’s Free Kayaking Event on July 12 at Lake Narraticon. This popular event will also be held on Aug. 2 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the lake. Another free summer event is the Dancing in the Street Concert Series taking place on […]

East Greenwich Addresses Vacant Township Properties

by Robert Holt MICKLETON — During their meeting on July 22, the East Greenwich Township Committee introduced an ordinance that would require registration and maintenance of properties that had been abandoned, foreclosed, or vacant in the community. Abandoned properties in the area can be registered annually for $600. Mayor Dale Archer expressed pride in the […]

Swedesboro Woolwich Day 2014 Grand Plans under way

31SWEDESBORO — Swedesboro Woolwich Day 2014 will be held on Saturday, Sept. 27 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., bringing back a few favorites and adding some new attractions. The festivities will follow the 8th Annual 5k Dragon Run, which benefits the Nathaniel Boerlin Scholarship Fund. Details and registration information for the race can be […]

Logan Adopts Ordinance to Upgrade Municipal Building HVAC

By Robert Holt BRIDIGEPORT — At their meeting on July 15, the Logan Township Council adopted an ordinance that would replace and upgrade the heating, ventilation, and air conditioning system of the Municipal Building. Logan Township would appropriate $550,000 under the ordinance, and general obligation bonds and bond anticipation notes would be authorized to the […]

Swedesboro Renews Membership with Joint Insurance Fund

by Robert Holt SWEDESBORO — The Swedesboro Council heard a presentation from JIF Deputy Executive Director Paul Forlenza about their membership in the company’s fund at their meeting on July 21. The Gloucester, Salem, Cumberland Counties Municipal Joint Insurance Fund allows municipalities to share their resources in an effort to lower costs of automobile, fire, […]

Logan Library Events for August

Logan Library Happenings Branch of Gloucester County Library System Freegal Free Music Downloads, eBooks and Zinio eMagazines available at Staff will happily teach you to use your new Kindle or Nook to download eBooks free at the library. Ask a Librarian 24/7 Service Stop by for your Free Library Card! Great place to […]

August Obituaries

WALTHY – Barbara W. Walthy, 73, of Woolwich Township passed away June 9 at Inspira Medical Center, Woodbury Born in Philadelphia, she has lived in Woolwich Township for the past 4 years. Barbara received a Master’s Degree in Communications from Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA and had been employed as an editor by Rockwell Collins […]

Swedesboro Library Events for August

Adult Computer Classes: Email Basics – Thursday, Aug. 14 – 2 p.m. Basic Computer Skills – Monday, Aug. 25 – 7 p.m. Line Dancing for Beginners (Adult & Teen Program) – Wednesday, Aug. 6, 13, & 20 – 6:30 – 8 p.m. – Learn how to Line Dance with Debbie Minatee – Plan on attending […]

Logan Township Police Department Crime Log

July 9: Investigators charged a 44 year old Buena woman with theft by deception, forgery, theft by unlawful taking, computer related theft and wrongful impersonation following an investigation at a business on Pedricktown Road. The woman had been embezzling monies in excess of $115,000 from her employer over the past nine months. She was processed […]

Fun With Yogurt

    Yogurt seems to be one of those required “acquired” tastes a person is supposed to have by the time they reach adult size. There’s a lot of such palate challengers on the way to grown-up eating: coffee, of course; buttermilk, sour cream, mushrooms, whiskey. I still can’t do truffles. And I never saw […]