Deep Freeze Put To Good Use

MEMBERS from the Woolwich Fire Department and East Greenwich Fire Department took advantage of the February deep freeze and drilled together on Swedesboro’s Lake Narriticon in Ice Rescue Fundamentals. Weather conditions in February here had sub-zero wind chills on several mornings, and the first measurable snowfall. — Photo courtesy of the Woolwich Fire Dept.

Woolwich Township Sees $10 million Increase In Property Values

By Jenny Cowan WOOLWICH TWP. — At their meeting on Feb. 17, the Woolwich Township Committee approved a refunding bond ordinance. The ordinance states that this will provide for the refunding of certain outstanding general obligation bonds of the township dating back to 2006. The ordinance also states that due to the current tax-exempt interest […]

East Greenwich Authorizes Action Against Beazer Homes

5by Robert Holt MICKLETON- At their meeting on Feb. 24, the East Greenwich Township Committee authorized Solicitor Mark Shoemaker to send a 30 day notice letter to the bonding company for developer Beazer Homes. The action was due to uncompleted work at The Gatherings at East Greenwich. The Gatherings is a 55 plus community located […]

Swedesboro Discusses Student Safety at School Bus Stops

by Robert Holt SWEDESBORO — At their meeting on Feb. 17, the Swedesboro Council talked about potential safety issues at a school bus stop on Glen Echo Court and Glen Echo Avenue. According to Woolwich Township Police Lt. Sheldon Lewis, students are not necessarily crossing the street at the designated area. Lewis pointed out that […]

Philadelphia Murder Has Local Ties

EAST GREENWICH TWP. — Alex Rojas-Garcia, son of Wilfredo “Wil” Rojas of East Greenwich, was of fatally shot in Philadelphia in January. Rojas was recently seated as the Gloucester County NAACP branch third vice president and this fall ran for election to the East Greenwich Township Committee. According to media reports, Rojas-Garcia, 34, was killed […]

2 Charged In Logan Home Invasion

LOGAN TWP. – Logan have charged a Logan Township man and a 14 year old juvenile with robbery, aggravated assault, burglary, conspiracy, possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose and unlawful possession of a weapon following a January home invasion in the Logan Woods development. On Jan. 16 at approximately 7 p.m., Kenneth Morgan […]

A nice intense workout called my 15-10-5-10-15

The following is a nice workout for those looking for something they can fit into their schedules at any time without the need to leave your home. I suggest this workout be done NO MORE than twice a week and never two days in a row. (1)   15 lunges EACH leg, alternating the lunges followed […]


Special Programs for Adults Adults Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day – Have fun making Irish Potatoes – Wednesday, March 11, 6:30-8 p.m. Have fun while learning how to make Irish Potatoes. Teens welcome. Space is limited. Please register at or call 856-467-0111. Exercise Seminar – Wednesday, March 18, 3:30-5 p.m. Exercise is better than medicine! […]

South Harrison Kindergarten Registration scheduled

HARRISONVILLE — The South Harrison Township Elementary School will be holding its Kindergarten Registration on April 28, 29, and 30. A kindergarten parent meeting will also be held on the evening of Wednesday, April 22 at 7 p.m. at the school. If you have a child who will be five years of age by October […]