Warriors Watch Riders Honor Local Veteran

By Jenny Cowan Driving down Kings Highway on a wet, rainy Monday in October, a crowd of motorcycles appears, filling the parking lot of Rode’s Fireside Restaurant, just outside of downtown Swedesboro. It’s an unusual sight, especially considering the weather. But on Oct. 13, riders from all over the area met, despite the wet conditions, […]

Swedesboro Welcomes In The Christmas Season

Swedesboro’s annual Christmas Parade on Nov. 29 was packed with entertainment for everyone with floats, dancers, animals both stuffed and real, carolers to entertain the crowds, string bands, and of course Santa himself. — Photos by Karen Viereck  

Woolwich Amends Ordinance That Charged Residents For “Open House” Signs

By Jenny Cowan WOOLWICH TWP. — At their meeting on Oct. 20, the Woolwich Township Committee approved an amendment to Ordinance 2014-15 concerning signage. The ordinance originally stated that residents in the process of selling their home would have to apply for a permit to display a sign advertising an Open House. The cost was […]

Christmas Eve Day Services To Begin at 3 at Old Stone Church

WOOLWICH TWP. – If you want to enjoy a nostalgic experience to savor your Christmas Eve Day? Then plan to come out to Old Stone Church on Christmas Eve at 3 p.m. and step back more than 200 years in time to put yourself on the same benches where some of your early ancestors may […]

Swedesboro Discusses Local Hazard Mitigation Plans

by Robert Holt SWEDESBORO — During their meeting on Nov. 17, the Swedesboro Council heard a presentation regarding potential weather hazards to their community. Emergency Management Coordinator Eric Voight gave the Hazard Mitigation Plan information for Camden, Cumberland, Gloucester, and Salem Counties. “This plan is in place so we can receive funding from the Federal […]

SJ Gas Remediation Work Could Close Auburn & Hill Road For 6 Months

SWEDESBORO — South Jersey Gas will begin an environmental contaminant remediation project in Swedesboro shortly after the start of the New Year. Although a construction schedule is not yet available, this nine month project will force the closure of both Auburn and High Hill Roads for about six months, according to South Jersey Gas Environmental […]

Puzzle December Answers

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Sarbello Celebrates 100th Birthday

MARY SARBELLO of Swedesboro turned 100 years old on Nov. 29. She is the wife of the late Angelo C. Sarbello and the mother of Joseph Sarbello, Michael Sarbello, and Anita Hall. Mary has been a communicant of St. Joseph’s Church for the past 80 years and for many years was an active volunteer committee […]

Inexpensive Gifts From The Kitchen

Now, before holiday rush hours begin in earnest, go out and buy some inexpensive but pretty gift tins, baskets, deep boxes or other containers suitable for foodstuffs. Large mugs will do. So will wide-mouthed jars or vases — but plan to cover a vase with plastic wrap and a festive ribbon. With such items in […]

Charles Dickens’ A CHRISTMAS CAROL Premieres Dec. 4th through 7th

WOOLWICH TWP. — The Kingsway Regional High School Drama Department presents Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol,adapted and directed by KRHS faculty member Andrew Young. Based upon the famous Dickens classic, A Christmas Carol is a heartwarming tale of the moral transformation and redemption of Ebenezer Scrooge. Their play begins with Scrooge living the life of […]