Land Use Board Backs Woolwich Regional Center Development Plan

by Robert Holt WOOLWICH TWP. — The Woolwich Township Joint Land Use Board voted on Sept. 18 to recommend the redevelopment plan for the Woolwich Regional Center at their meeting. The Woolwich Township Committee approved a resolution in May that authorized the Joint Land Use Board to conduct a preliminary investigation to determine whether the […]

Woolwich to purchase Early Warning Lightning Detection System

By Jenny Cowan WOOLWICH TWP. — At their meeting on Sept. 15, the Woolwich Township Committee approved a resolution to purchase a new Early Warning Lightning Detection System. The township currently has a lightning detection system in place, however, township officials report that it is over 15 years old and the technology is now outdated. […]

Logan Awards Library Project Contract

By Robert Holt BRIDGEPORT — At their meeting on Sept. 16, the Logan Township Council passed a resolution that awarded the contract for the community’s Library Recreation Site improvements to The company bid $167,691.62 for the project, while Mount Construction Co., Inc. bid $236,685. The project was put up for re-bid on Sept. 9. […]

Swedesboro Transfers Kings Liquor License to Swedesboro Liquors

Robert Holt SWEDESBORO — At their meeting on Sept. 15, the Swedesboro Council approved a resolution that would transfer a liquor license from Kings Liquor, Inc. to Swedesboro Liquors, LLC. The former owner of Kings Liquor Store, Mario Falciani, has been accused of making racial remarks and refusing to serve customers. A settlement between the […]

East Greenwich Renews TRICO-JIF Insurance Coverage

by Robert Holt MICKLETON- At their meeting on Sept. 23, the East Greenwich Township Committee announced the renewal of their insurance coverage with TRICO-JIF. TRICO-JIF now consists of 36 municipalities who share their services in an effort to keep their insurance payments down. There would be a flat assessment for this year, and a “retro” […]

Swedesboro hosts 8th Annual Jazzfest

SWEDESBORO — Historic Swedesboro will host 12 bands with an eclectic mix of genres in seven inspiring venues. A genre for everyone has been implemented for this year’s festival, not all jazz. Artists include: Karen Rodriguez Latin Jazz Ensemble, sultry sounds of Salsa, Cha-Cha, Bolero, Bossa Nova and Latin Jazz – Annabelles Rose Trio, Classical […]

Names In The News

Jonathan Randall graduated from Rutgers University in May with a degree in Mechanical Engineering and a specialization in energy. He is the son of Jim and Lynne Randall of Logan Township and brother of Jacqueline and Joanie. Jonathan is a 2009 graduate of Kingsway High school   Leslie Worrell Christianson, daughter of Thomas and Delores […]

Logan Township October Crime Log

 Aug. 20: Police responded to a shoplifting complaint at the WaWa in which a black male placed merchandise in a discarded WaWa shopping bag and fled the area in a black sedan with a stolen PA tag. Officers have identified a suspect and complaints are pending. Aug. 21: Police charged a 30 year old Logan […]

Swedesboro/Woolwich October Crime Log

Two 18 year old Mullica Hill men were arrested for possession of marijuana following a motor vehicle stop on Township Line Road. A 38 year old Penns Grove man was arrested for providing a fake driver’s license following a motor vehicle stop on Oldmans Creek Road. A Park Avenue resident reported that someone stole their […]