A Great Way To Spend A Summer’s Evening

A cool evening breeze brought out many to take part in Swedesboro’s Dancing in the Streets Free Concert Series. While youngsters got to strut their stuff in front of the bandstand, other people took the opportunity to dine outside and sample some of the local restaurant fare. — Photos by Karen E. Viereck, Editor/Publisher  

Celebrate With The East Greenwich Day Parade, Sept. 12

EAST GREENWICH TWP. — Join your neighbors and celebrate the East Greenwich Day Parade and Vendor Fair on Saturday, Sept. 12. The parade will begin at 10 a.m. at Shady Lane in Clarksboro and travel down Kings Highway to the Samuel Mickle School in Mickleton. This parade is made possible with a grant from D.A.R.E. […]

Swedesboro Woolwich Day Aims for Best Year Yet

SWEDESBORO — Swedesboro Woolwich Day 2015 will be held on Saturday, Sept. 26 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., bringing back a few favorites and some new attractions. The festivities will follow the 9th Annual 5K Dragon Run. Please be advised that we are no longer accepting Booth Applications. Again, this year’s event is guaranteed to […]

Stay Focused – New Town Press Photo Contests Are Back!

WOOLWICH TWP. – Keep your cameras focused because the New Town Press Photo Contests are back! The theme of this contest is Animal Kingdom. Original pictures taken of your pets, backyard wildlife, zoo animals, vacation discoveries, and more, can be submitted. Photographs should be a minimum of 300 dpi and emailed in a jpg format […]

East Greenwich Authorizes Lawsuit Against Beazer Homes

by Robert Holt MICKLETON – At their meeting on Aug. 25, the East Greenwich Township Committee authorized legal action against developer Beazer Homes for unfinished work at The Gatherings of East Greenwich. A large number of Gatherings residents attended the meeting to voice their opinions, and their complaints included serious drainage problems, soggy conditions, and […]

Fox Hound Resident Arrested On Drug Charges

LOGAN TWP. — Police here have charged a 23-year-old Logan Township man with various drug offenses following a month long investigation which culminated with the execution of a search warrant at a home in the Fox Hound development. Julyen Floyd of Fox Lane was arrested and a quantity of marijuana was seized after investigators executed […]

Swedesboro Discusses Pedestrian Safety Measures

By Robert Holt SWEDESBORO — During their meeting on Aug. 17, the Swedesboro Council praised the effectiveness of recently installed radar signs around the community. Swedesboro has been plagued with speeding problems over the years, and has renewed its efforts to increase safety for pedestrians. Woolwich Township Police Lt. Sheldon Lewis said the signs looked […]

Two Free Movies in the Park Scheduled This Month

SWEDESBORO — There will be two opportunities to take in a free movie in the park this month when Annie and Muppets Most Wanted hit the big outdoor screen. Both films are rated PG. Please note that these two events are in different locations. The Wednesday, Sept. 16 show (Annie) will take place at Locke […]

September Issue Crossword Puzzle

CLUES ACROSS 1. Actor Damon 5. Resort 8. Low continuous tones 11. Cape Verde capital 13. Abbreviation for clean 14. Shoe retailer 15. Dashery 16. Head covering 17. Canadian flyers 18. A plant fiber used for making rope 20. Prime Minister __ Hirobumi 21. Hani 22. Nonexistences 25. Mexican victory holiday 30. Avowed 31. Ref […]

Logan Looking to Rehabilitate Abandoned Properties

by Robert Holt BRIDGEPORT – During their meeting on Aug. 18, the Logan Township Council discussed the progress of the community’s abandoned homes and vacant properties projects. Mayor Frank Minor says Logan currently lists 35 to 40 vacated properties within the township. Minor says Logan catalogs the properties and puts them on a list, but […]