Woolwich Celebrates First Christmas Parade and Gives Soldier A Hero’s Welcome Home

WOOLWICH TWP. — Woolwich Township conducted its first holiday parade on Dec. 7, welcoming Santa to the township and also welcoming back Woolwich resident US Army Specialist Mark Viereck home from a tour of duty in Afghanistan. The parade kicked off at the Gov. Charles Stratton School on Fredrick Blvd. and continued along Center Square […]

East Greenwich Cub Scout Pack 59 Fill Local Food Pantry

  EAST GREENWICH TWP. — Over the course of two weekends in November, Cub Scouts from Pack 59 out of East Greenwich canvassed neighborhoods as part of the annual “Scouting for Food” program. The boys, ranging in ages 5 to 10, first distributed the empty bags on Nov. 16 and then collected them full of […]

Swedesboro Included in Top Small Cities List

By Robert Holt SWEDESBORO- At their meeting on Dec. 16, the Swedesboro Council touted the borough’s inclusion in a list of the Top 14 Small Cities in New Jersey. An article posted on website citydescribed.com listed Swedesboro as number 12 on its list. City Described writes about cities across the United States. Their story credits […]

AdvoServ Donates All Terrain Vehicle to Woolwich Police Department

By Jenny Cowan WOOLWICH TWP. — At their meeting on Dec. 15, the Woolwich Township Committee, along with the Woolwich Township Police Department, was presented with the gift of an all terrain vehicle. The ATV, a Polaris Sportsman 570, was donated by Advoserv, a company that runs several adult residential treatment homes in the township. […]

Logan Township Authorizes Purchase of Police Vehicle

by Robert Holt BRIDGEPORT — At their meeting on Dec. 16, the Logan Township Council passed a resolution that authorized the purchase of a 2015 Ford Police Interceptor utility vehicle. The vehicle was valued at $26,417. Another resolution was approved that allowed the purchase of emergency lighting and safety equipment for the vehicle. The equipment […]

East Greenwich Committee Honors Decker, Giordano

by Robert Holt MICKLETON — At their meeting on Dec. 23, the East Greenwich Township Committee paid tribute to its outgoing members Tom Decker and Sam Giordano. Decker and Giordano opted not to run for re-election in November 2014. East Greenwich Mayor Dale Archer hoped to start a new tradition by honoring the men with […]


PEDRICKTOWN — Oldmans Township School PTA will host another Sweethearts Bingo on Friday, Jan. 23. Tickets are $30 for 20 games. Extra Boards are $10/20 games. Two raffles will be held. Doors open at 5 p.m. and games start at 7 p.m. Food will be available for purchase which supports the eighth grade class. Advanced […]

Swedesboro Woolwich Parks and Recreation Upcoming Events

SWEDESBORO — 2015. A new year. Try to envision what it means to feel healthy. Do you know everything there is to know about how to keep your family or pets healthy? Do you want tips and resources available in our community? Would you like this to be all at one location for your convenience? […]

Mullica Hill Family Raises $14,000 to help their son receive service dog

By Jenny Cowan In many ways, Michael McDonald, a 7-year-old from Mullica Hill, is just like other boys his age. He loves Star Wars, riding his scooter, and spending time in his backyard fort. His big brown eyes and wide, warm smile exude kindness, and his laugh is infectious. But Michael is also very different […]

ATV Donated to Woolwich Police

A new Polaris Sportsman 570 ATV was donated to the Woolwich Township Police Department by AdvoServ. On hand for the presentation were (left to right) AdvoServ COO Bob Bacon, Woolwich Township Mayor Sam Maccarone, Woolwich Chief of Police Russell Marino, and AdvoServ New Jersey State Director Darren Blough.