9/11 Memorial Dedicated In Woolwich

The Annual Woolwich Township Patriots Day Ceremony held on Sept. 11 was a special event this year, with the unveiling of its 9/11 Memorial Garden at the Municipal Building. Woolwich Township Police Special Officer Sean Sturgis (left) takes part in the flag ceremony along with Special officer Chad Lago. The garden features the steel beam […]

State Bank to Give Woolwich Funding for Development Plans

by Robert Holt WOOLWICH TWP. — During the Woolwich Township Committee meeting on Sept. 21, Director of Community Development Matt Blake announced that the State Bank Board approved $5 million for the community’s Transfer of Developmental Rights plans. The money was contingent upon Woolwich Township cost-sharing at least $2 million toward the auction. Also, the […]

East Greenwich Day Parade Another Success

THE 2ND ANNUAL EAST GREENWICH DAY PARADE took place on Sept. 12. The parade followed Kings Highway from Mt. Royal through Mickleton and featured bands, floats, and performing groups. An Atlantic City Electric truck and a woodchipper machine even took part in the parade, both in ode to the township’s recent storm damage. The event […]

Archer: Kingsway, East Greenwich Schools Being Unfairly Unfunded

by Robert Holt MICKLETON– During the East Greenwich Committee meeting on Sept. 22, Mayor Dale Archer criticized New Jersey’s unfair funding of the community’s schools, along with funding for Kingsway Regional High School. Archer said that average school unfunding in New Jersey is now 85 percent. East Greenwich’s total was 49 percent, while Kingsway came […]

Logan Authorizes Independent Audit of Mayor’s Reimbursements

by Robert Holt BRIDGEPORT– — At their meeting on Sept. 15, the Logan Township Council authorized a resolution awarding a contract to Petroni and Associates to conduct an independent audit of Mayor Frank Minor’s expense records. Documents have shown that Minor filed for reimbursement from both his political campaign fund and Logan Township for certain […]

Witches Plan 3rd Annual Golf Tournament, Oct. 16

MICKLETON — The Witches of East Greenwich Inc., a non – profit corporation, will hold its 3rd annual Witches Golf Tournament on Friday, Oct. 16 at the Westwood Golf Course in Woodbury. Event organizers are looking for golfers. Golfer registration fee is $125 and includes golf (4 player scramble), lunch, a dinner buffet, giveaway bag, and […]

Swedesboro Library Events

Special Programs for Adults Adults: Sewing classes for adults and teens – Wednesdays, Oct. 7, 14, 21, & 28 – 3:30 p.m.Must have some beginning sewing. Simple projects will be made or bring your own project. Space is limited. Please register. Rubber Stamping – Tuesday, Oct. 13 – 6:30 p.m. Create your own stamped wrapping […]

Fall Festival In Mullica Hill, Oct. 10 & 11

MULLICA HILL — Fall is in the air and the sound of cannons is resonating throughtout the village. It’s that time of year again when the Mullica Hill Merchants host their 46th Annual Fall Festival on Saturday Oct. 10 from 10 a.m. till 7 p.m. and Sunday Oct. 11 from 10 a.m. till 5 p.m. […]

County Readies for Flu Shot Program

WOODBURY — The Gloucester County Department of Health has been gearing up over the past several weeks to provide flu shots to county residents.  Freeholder Director Robert M. Damminger and Freeholder Jim Jefferson, Liaison to the Department of Health said that the county is on course to begin its 13-week campaign to help residents beat […]

Saving animals in need the “right thing to do” for these volunteers

By Jean Redstone Oddly, when Pamela Thompson invited her new friend Marley to her Mullica Hill home one of the first items she bought to make him comfortable was peppermint oil. For the furniture, of course. And vanilla and orange extracts, though she wouldn’t be baking for him. The scents turned out to be a […]