Quick Moving Storm Devastates Area

by Karen E. Viereck, Editor/Publisher WOOLWICH TWP. – A quick moving storm packing 70 mile an hour plus winds hit suddenly on June 23, knocking over trees, taking down power lines causing loss of electricity, telephones, internet, and interrupted cell phone service. Hardest hit seemed to be the East Greenwich area with Clarksboro being inaccessible […]

CVS Robbed In Woolwich; 2nd Armed Drug Store Robbery In Area

by Karen E. Viereck, Editor/Publisher WOOLWICH TWP. – The CVS on Center Square Road in Woolwich Township was robbed by an armed suspect at 11:08 p.m. on June 19. The suspect took a customer hostage and demanded oxycodone. No one was hurt and the suspect fled the area after the pharmacy technician complied with his […]

Logan to Expand Sewer Treatment Capacity

by Robert Holt BRIDGEPORT — At their meeting on June 16, the Logan Township Council discussed upcoming expansion plans for the community’s sewer treatment plant. Disputes involving residential and industrial developers in Logan and Woolwich Township have held back the necessary expansion since 2000. “Sewage treatment capacity has been a limiting factor for growth for […]

Swedesboro Looks at Early Results of Pureland Shuttle

by Robert Holt SWEDESBORO — During their meeting of June 15, the Swedesboro Council discussed the early progress of the community’s new Pureland East-West shuttle service with Gloucester County Marketing and Tourism Coordinator Michelle Giuliani-Shirey. The service connects Swedesboro residents with the Pureland Industrial Park, along with regular New Jersey Transit stops. The shuttle service […]

Piece Of World Trade Center Brought To Woolwich

The 4,000-pound steel beam from the World Trade Center, draped with the American Flag, arrived at the Woolwich Township Municipal Building on June 10 for a brief ceremony. Over 100 residents gathered the Municipal Building to welcome the 9/11 artifact. The piece of history will become part of the township’s 9/11 Memorial Garden. The township […]

Crossword Puzzle July

CLUES ACROSS 1. Swedish rock group 5. Founder of Babism 8. 2 stripe Army rank (abbr.) 11. Of Salian Franks 13. Indicates near 14. Swiss river 15. Golden pothos 16. Runs PCs 17. E. Tunisian seaport 18. Cyprinid fishes 20. Genus Ulmus 21. Stitched garment border 22. Takes in as a part 25. Pierre is […]

KFYA Holding Football Camp and Season Registration

WOOLWICH TWP. — Kingsway Youth Football Association (KFYA) has two opportunities for the children of Swedesboro/Woolwich, Logan, South Harrison and East Greenwich to participate in a football camp for ages 6-14 on July 14, 15, and 16 at Locke Avenue Park from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. The camp is open to all and not […]

Swedesboro Library Events

Special Programs for Adults Soul Line Dancing – Wednesdays – July 8, 15, 22, & 29 – 6:30 p.m. Learn how to Soul Line dance, get some exercise, and have fun at the same time! Please register as space is limited. Summer Reading Programs: Family Movie – Tuesday, July 7 – 2 p.m. Join us […]

Names In The News July

Jazmin Turner of Clarksboro, a 2009 graduate of Kingsway Regional High School, recently graduated from Rutgers University with a Doctorate in Pharmacy. Next year she will be in Boston completing a residency in ambulatory care pharmacy. Caitlin A. Hemdal and Inga E. Wu of Swedesboro were named to the Dean’s List at Boston University for […]

Wile E. On The Loose – Coyote Sightings In Area Leave Some Residents Concerned

By Kimberly Zayac In the nearly 15 years that Mickleton resident John Dormann has raised Babydoll Sheep, never have any of his flock been harmed by natural causes. However, early one morning in mid-May, he and his wife awoke to a gruesome scene. Walking into their backyard, Dormann saw one of his lambs trapped in […]