Swedesboro, Woolwich Battling Over Interlocal Fire Service Agreement

  by Robert Holt and Karen E. Viereck SWEDESBORO– –Swedesboro and Woolwich Township have been at odds over an Interlocal fire service agreement since September 2016. Swedesboro says that Woolwich wants complete control over capital items, while Woolwich claims that Swedesboro is not negotiating in good faith. Woolwich Township Mayor Alan Schwager stated that Swedesboro had […]

Swedesboro Tables Fire Service Agreement Resolution with Woolwich

by Robert Holt SWEDESBORO– — During their meeting on Feb. 16, the Swedesboro Council tabled a resolution to adopt an interlocal fire service agreement with Woolwich Township, due to a continued stalemate. Swedesboro believed they had an agreement to share services of the Woolwich Fire Company in January, but were not satisfied with a Woolwich […]

East Greenwich Discusses State Unfair School Funding

by Robert Holt MICKLETON– — At their meeting on Feb. 23, the East Greenwich Township Committee talked about unfair funding in the local school systems. East Greenwich receives only 49 percent of school funding from New Jersey, while Kingsway Regional High School receives only 47 percent. “I think it’s a disgrace,” remarked Committeeman Stephen Bottiglieri. […]


KINGSWAY’S $12M SPORTS COMPLEX – DO THE DOLLARS MAKE SENSE? By Karen E. Viereck, Editor/Publisher Voters in Swedesboro, Woolwich, East Greenwich, and South Harrison will be asked on March 8 to approve or vote down a $12 million referendum to fund renovations to Kingsway Regional High School’s sports complex. Here are the facts: The referendum will […]


MICKLETON — Jeffrey Clark School, East Greenwich Township School District, is now conducting Beginner (Kindergarten) Roundup for the 2016-17 school year. If you have a child who will be 5 years of age on or before October 1, 2016, please call 856-423-0412, ext. 1305 for information. Beginner registration will be an on line process this […]


CLARKSBORO — Zion Community Church is hosting an Easter Egg Hunt on March 20 at 2 p.m. for kids ages 1 to 9, and story-time for all kids ages 1 to 100. This is a Rain or Shine Event at Zion Community Church, but weather permitting the Zion Express Train will be running for the […]

Kingsway Proposing Athletic Complex Improvements in March Referendum

by Robert Holt WOOLWICH TWP.  —  The Kingsway Regional High School District asked for support for its athletic complex improvement plan at a presentation for members of its communities at Kingsway on Jan. 28. An $11.95 million referendum will be facing voters in Swedesboro, East Greenwich, South Harrison, and Woolwich Townships when they go to […]

How Healthy is Your Heart?

by Jackie Smith Everyday somewhere we read about the prevalence of heart disease for both men and women, but would you know how to evaluate where you stand? To try and help you, I’ve put together a check list that includes many of the things you need to know about how you can evaluate where […]