Historic Markers Placed in Dowtown Swedesboro

THREE plaques such as this one in Trinity Square have been installed giving everyone a brief synopsis of the events that occurred there. A plaque in front of St. Joseph School commemorates a Revolutionary War battle that happened nearly. A sign about the origins of Swedesboro is located at Borough Hall. — Photo by Karen […]

Woolwich Approves TDR Bank Bylaws

By Jenny Cowan WOOLWICH TWP. — At their meeting on Oct. 20, the Woolwich Township Committee approved a resolution to adopt the bylaws of the Woolwich Township TDR Bank board, with the amendment that a Township Committee liaison be appointed to oversee the actions of the Board. The establishment of the Woolwich TDR (Transfer of […]

East Greenwich to Consider Privatizing Health Insurance

by Robert Holt MICKLETON- At their meeting on Oct. 14, the East Greenwich Township Committee heard a presentation from the Marsh & McLennan Agency about the community’s medical and prescription program with the State Health Benefits Plan. The 2015 State Plan, covering 36 active employees and 14 retirees, is estimated to be $1,031,520, an increase […]

Woolwich, Swedesboro Look to Future with Open Space and Recreation Plan

By Robert Holt and Karen E. Viereck WOOLWICH TWP. — The growth in Woolwich Township population over the past 10 years has been unprecedented, and is expected to continue into the future. Projections say that Woolwich’s numbers will grow from 10,200 people in 2010 to approximately 23,098 by 2040. These figures have not gone unnoticed […]

Swedesboro Introduces Series of Ordinances

by Robert Holt SWEDESBORO- At their meeting on Oct. 20, the Swedesboro Council introduced an ordinance that would require the registration and maintenance of a property that has been abandoned, foreclosed, or vacant. The ordinance would give the borough more information in locating an owner that has not maintained the upkeep of a vacant property. […]

Shop Local, Buy Local Week, Nov. 29-Dec. 6

WOOLWICH TWP. – The Woolwich Business Development Advisory Committee is starting their first Shop Local Week in the township. During the week of Nov. 29 and Dec. 6, shoppers can win prizes and get great discounts by making purchases and saving their receipts from participating merchants. To be entered to win prizes, residents must fill […]

Logan Adopts Resolutions to Aid Police Force

By Robert Holt BRIDGEPORT– At their meeting on Oct. 21, the Logan Township Council passed three resolutions that would help the community’s police department. Council adopted a resolution that would appropriate $1,181.60 in revenue for the Alcohol Education and Rehabilitation Fund. Another resolution that was approved added $3,588.22 to the Drunk Driving Enforcement Fund. One […]

Puzzle November 2014

CLUES ACROSS 1. Domestic cat 6. Picasso’s mistress Dora 10. Bounces over water 14. Calculators 15. Jeopardized 17. Voice of Dory 19. Guided 20. Ribonucleic acid (abbr.) 21. Evenings prior to 22. French river into Ghent 23. Inspires wonder 24. Sacred bull of Egypt 26. Am. sable 29. Liquid body substances 31. Singer Nat King […]

Arrest Made In Sears Distribution Thefts

LOGAN TWP. — Police here have charged a 37 year old Camden County woman with theft following an extensive investigation into multiple incidents of merchandise being shipped fraudulently from a Logan Twp. distributor to “customers” throughout the Tri-State area. Over the course of the past two and a half years, Kim Watson of Clementon, allegedly […]


  MYLES BOERLIN, son of Craig and Lauren Boerlin of Mickleton. School Activities: Varsity Cross Country for four years, Varsity Winter and Spring Track for four years, National Honor Society, and Tri-M Music Honor Society. Out of School Activities: Alex’s Lemonade Hero Family Ambassador, Lifeguard at Gibbstown Pool, New Jersey Triathlon, and New Jersey Iron […]