And The Winner Is…..

2nd PLACE WINNER 3rd PLACE WINNER 4th PLACE WINNER 5th PLACE WINNER 6th PLACE WINNER 7th PLACE WINNER (Tie) 7th PLACE WINNER (Tie) 9th PLACE WINNER 10th PLACE WINNER 11th PLACE WINNER “My Home Town” Photo Contest Now Underway WOOLWICH TWP. – Keep your cameras focused because the next New Town Press Photo Contests is […]

Voters Reject Kingsway’s $12M Sports Complex Referendum

By Karen E. Viereck Editor/Publisher WOOLWICH TWP. – On March 8, voters in Swedesboro, South Harrison, East Greenwich, and Woolwich soundly defeated a $12 million bond referendum for the Kingsway Regional School District for proposed athletic complex improvements. The referendum had two different questions. The first question was defeated 908 Yes to 2,640 No. This […]

Swedesboro & Woolwich’s Fire Agreement Deal Falls Apart Again

By Karen E. Viereck Editor/Publisher WOOLWICH TWP. — In the on again, off again battle between Woolwich Township and Swedesboro over their interlocal agreement for fire services, the deal is off again. During the March 21 Swedesboro Council meeting, Swedesboro Mayor Tom Fromm stated that Swedesboro had signed the agreement. The agreement kept the funding […]

Swedesboro Introduces 2016 Municipal Budget

by Robert Holt SWEDESBORO– — At their meeting on March 21, the Swedesboro Council introduced their 2016 municipal budget which calls for a tax increase. Homes in Swedesboro that are assessed at the town’s average of just over $171,000 will see an increase of 3.6 cents per $100 of the home’s value. Mayor Tom Fromm […]

Logan Receives Safety Incentive Award

By Robert Holt BRIDGEPORT– At their meeting on March 15, the Logan Township Council recognized their community’s employees for earning a 2015 TRICO JIF Safety Incentive Program award. Logan Township received $2,925.00 for their performance in the Program. In 2015, TRICO JIF members competed for awards against standards set by the Executive Safety Committee. The […]

East Greenwich Schedules Police Chief Interviews

by Robert Holt MICKLETON– — During their meeting on March 22, the East Greenwich Township Committee scheduled an executive session where interviews would take place for their vacant chief of police position. The interviews would be conducted at the Committee meeting set for April 20. Former East Greenwich Chief of Police Barry Jenkins retired at […]

East Greenwich Open Shred Event, April 30

MICKLETON — Reduce clutter – clean out and purge your personal records. Protect yourself from identity theft while being green. The East Greenwich Twp. Environmental Commission and Green Team are sponsoring an open shredding event on Saturday, April 30 from 9 a.m. to noon at the East Greenwich Township Municipal Building, 159 Democrat Road in […]

Partners Against Crime: The K9 Corps

By Jean Redstone In the 50s and 60s, before television fully transitioned to color, families arranged their schedules to watch Rin Tin Tin and Lassie shows, and hero dogs were all the entertainment rage. You can still see episodes of these classics, sometimes on retro TV channels and also on DVD or VHS or even […]

Former Swedesboro Resident Sworn In As DE Judge

DOVER, DE — On Nov. 24, 2015, Jennifer Barber Ranji, the daughter of Helen and Leon Barber of Swedesboro, was sworn in as a Judge in the Family Court of the State of Delaware. The Honorable Ranji is a graduate of Kingsway Regional High School, Rutgers University, and Widener University School of Law. Judge Ranji […]

Names In The News

Caitlin A. Hemdal, a resident of Swedesboro, has recently been named to the Dean’s List at Boston University for the Fall semester. David Plotts of Logan Township was recently inducted into UPS’s prestigious Circle of Honor for achieving 25 years of accident-free driving. He along with 51 other elite drivers from New Jersey are among […]