Swedesboro Discusses Pureland East-West Community Shuttle

by Robert Holt SWEDESBORO — At their May 18 meeting, the Swedesboro Council talked about the upcoming Pureland East-West shuttle service for the community. The bus service will provide more transportation options for Swedesboro residents traveling to east-west locations such as Swedesboro, the Pureland Industrial Complexes, as well as Mullica Hill, Glassboro, and Williamstown without […]

Woolwich Runs Into TDR Roadblock

By Jenny Cowan WOOLWICH TWP. —At their meeting on May 18, Woolwich Township Committee discussed current roadblocks to the township’s TDR program. Director of Community Relations Matt Blake reported that the long awaited State Bank Board meeting scheduled for May 8 had been cancelled. The meeting would have allowed the release of funds to move […]

East Greenwich Hires Three Class II Special Officers

By Robert Holt MICKLETON — At their meeting on May 12, the East Greenwich Township Committee approved a resolution hiring three Class II Special Officers for the community’s police department. Sworn in at the meeting by Mayor Dale Archer were Patrolman Joseph Devlin, Patrolman Joseph Marchei, and Patrolman Tashon Wright. The East Greenwich Police Department […]

Logan Authorizes Purchase of Automated Refuse Trucks

by Robert Holt BRIDGEPORT — At their May 19 meeting, the Logan Township Council authorized the acquisition of three new automated side-loading 35 cubic yard refuse trucks. Logan accepted a bid of $817,092 for the vehicles from Granturk Equipment Co. Inc. Logan Township first started collecting its trash in-house in 2010, and counts Harrison Township, […]

Swedesboro’s Townwide Yard Sale, June 6

SWEDESBORO — On Saturday June 6, Swedesboro will be hosting a Townwide Yard Sale from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Woolwich residents who would like to participate will be located in front of the Swedesboro Borough Hall and in the parking lot. Maps will be available on-line or in front of the library on the […]

Jersey Asparagus Is A Long Term Labor of Love

By Jenny Cowan Nothing says summer like the taste of freshly picked fruits and vegetables. With plenty of homegrown farm stands to choose from throughout Gloucester County, “farm to table” is a way of life in the summer for many living in South Jersey. Over the years this area has become well known for its […]

Asparagus Season

by Jean Redstone… Here we are, nearly full swing into the very best part of the year for pleasing your family’s palate and I almost overlooked it. It’s the season of fresh, people, and nobody does fresh better than right here where we live. If I hadn’t let a friend talk me into lunching out, […]

Kingsway Dragon News

SENIORS OF THE MONTH FOR MARCH MARIA BOERLIN, daughter of Craig and Lauren Boerlin of Mickleton. School Activities: Varsity Volleyball, Varsity IndoorTrack and Field, Varsity Lacrosse, Student Council, National Honor Society, and Interact. Out of School Activities: The Dragon Run, Little Red School House, Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation, Fall Lacrosse League, Winter Lacrosse League, and […]


DEPTFORD TWP. — The Gloucester County Police Academy will hold its 27th Special Officer II Class graduation ceremony on May 20, at the Rowan College at Gloucester County campus. The officers from Woolwich Township were Robert C. Becker III, Daniel Richard Romero, and John H. Skinner. Special Officer II graduates are authorized to exercise full […]

From Flowers To Wine, Local Products Featured At Garden Show

SHEPHERDS WATCH FARM from Mickleton offered a large selection of their honey, soap, and balms during Swedesboro’s Outdoor Living and Garden Show in May. At other booths, people were able to buy fresh asparagus, flowers, strawberries, and bedding plants. Other booths offered education information about the environment. Children gathered around the large sand sculpture being […]