CARA THORNTON, 16 months old, of Silver Spring, Maryland, couldn’t contain her excitement at seeing Frozen’s Olaf in the Swedesboro Christmas Parade held at the end of November. The parade is sponsored and organized each year by the Greater Swedesboro Business Association. Click on the Home Town Living tab to read our latest feature for some behind-the-scenes […]

Woolwich Announces Date For First Public Session & TDR Auction

By Barbara Godshalk WOOLWICH TWP. — Woolwich Township Director of Community Development Matt Blake informed the Township Committee at their Dec. 21 meeting that a second round of letters was sent to landowners involved in the Transfer of Development Rights (TDR) program, informing them that the first public information session is to be held Jan. […]

Kingsway Announces New Strategic Planning Initiative

WOOLWICH TWP. — The Kingsway Regional School District announced that it will engage in a three-year strategic planning initiative, entitled Vision 2019,  that will include several open meetings for anyone in the community to participate in discussions about the district’s future. Vision 2019 will include students, parents, faculty and staff, business owners, community leaders, alumni, […]

Kingsway Fall Sports Wrap up: More of the Same

By Christian Lynch Coming off of another year as the Tri-County Conference All-Sports winner as the top athletic program in the conference, the expectations for the 2015-16 fall season were high. Also, changes to group classifications in sports, specifically football, also provided a new variable that the athletic department had to encounter. Below is a […]

Swedesboro Library Events

Special Programs for Adults Adults: Basic Calligraphy – Tuesdays, Jan. 5, 12, & 19 – 6:30 p.m. – Learn basic calligraphy and learn a creative way to make great invitations, cards, and projects.  Space is limited.  Must register for all three classes. Adult Book Club – Join us for our adult book club that meets […]

Seasons Photo Contest Now Underway – Deadline For Entries Feb. 19

WOOLWICH TWP. – Keep your cameras focused because a new New Town Press Photo Contests is beginning. The theme of this contest is Seasons Come And Seasons Go. Original pictures taken of items and scenery that tell a story about a season can be submitted. Photographs should be a minimum of 300 dpi and emailed […]

Creating Change One Animal At A Time

The Girl Scout Silver Award is a once in a lifetime opportunity for young women to learn the importance of giving back to their community. Along the way, many obstacles will come and these responsible, young women will need to devote their time and effort to overcome these obstacles and help the community. These young […]

Botto’s Italian Line Restaurant to host KEF’s ‘Toast of the Town’

WOOLWICH TWP. — The Kingsway Education Foundation today announced the 4th annual Toast of the Town event to be hosted by Swedesboro’s family oriented Botto’s Italian Line Restaurant. Toast of the Town is the Foundation’s signature event and proceeds will be used to support academic, athletic, and performing arts programs for students attending the Kingsway […]

Swedesboro Novelist’s Inspiring Book Released

SWEDESBORO — In the New Year, many people are hoping for a fresh start and to leave the emotional baggage behind. With her debut fiction novel, Released: In Search of a King, a gripping tale about love, betrayal and second chances, novelist and Swedesboro resident Andrea Gadson brings hope that inner healing and becoming stronger […]

Coffee hack saves money

by Jean Redstone Saving money is a popular New Year’s resolution, right? Just in time, here’s a kitchen hack that will surely help. Only a couple of years ago on our Christmas visit to my family in New England, my sister insisted she would buy me a Starbuck’s (or Dunkin’ Donuts or Wawa — I  […]