Letter In A Bottle Found

IT MIGHT NOT be as romantic as a letter in the bottle found washed up on the beach from an ocean tide, but a couple in Woolwich Township found an unsigned message in a bottle floating along the edge of the Raccoon Creek in the beginning of June and they’d like to find out who […]

Logan Council Again Debates Tax Increase

BRIDGEPORT– — The Logan Township Council discussed the community’s major tax increase at their meeting on June 21 with a debate starting when Council was asked for an explanation during the public portion of the meeting. Logan Mayor Frank Minor recalled that the town’s problem began when Keystone Cogeneration Company notified Logan Township that they […]

Gatherings Residents Tell East Greenwich Problems Remain with Developer

MICKLETON– — At their meeting on June 14, the East Greenwich Township Committee heard from residents of the Gatherings regarding uncompleted work from developer Beazer Homes at the age 55-plus communities. Homeowners Association President Meg Cossaboon and other residents of the Gatherings have been attending Committee meetings for many months regarding the matter. The Gatherings, […]

CFO: No Findings in Swedesboro’s 2015 Audit

SWEDESBORO– — Swedesboro CFO Elizabeth Pigliacelli gave the community some good news at their Council meeting on June 20. Pigliacelli told the Council that there were no findings in Swedesboro’s 2015 audit. Annual audit reports are part of a community’s budgeting process. Pigliacelli certified Swedesboro’s audit in a resolution. She mentioned that Swedesboro’s tax collection […]

A Fond Farewell

by Jackie Smith I decided that now would be a good time to bid all my readers a fond farewell.  For several months I’ve struggled to come up with anything that wasn’t simply a different version of everything that has been covered in my columns for the past nine years. Yes it’s been that long.  […]


SWEDESBORO — Bethesda United Methodist Church is hosting, “A Deep Sea Discovery” Vacation Bible School, Aug. 1 to 5 from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. On a hot summer night wouldn’t it be great to be out learning while having fun on a discovery? There will be a craft, snack, songs from past VBS programs […]

Friends School Holds 43rd Commencement

MULLICA HILL — Friends School Mullica Hill, a Prekindergarten to 8th Grade independent school in Harrison Township, held its 43rd commencement ceremony on June 14. The ceremony for the graduating eighth Grade Class of 2016 was held on the school’s 13 acre campus. A welcome speech was given by Dr. William Carrigan, Clerk of the […]

Logan Twp. Police Crime Log

May 6: Incident to a motor vehicle stop, a 28 year old Pennsville man was taken into custody on several outstanding warrants totaling $972. He was processed and released future court dates. May 8: While investigating a one car motor vehicle crash, police arrested the 22 year old Bridgeport man who was the operator and […]

South Jersey Rescue Family and Friends FUNdraiser, Sept. 25

GIBBSTOWN — South Jersey Rescue will host the 3rd Annual Family and Friends FUNdraiser, a family-friendly event for the whole family, including Fido on Sunday, Sept. 25 from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. at Silvestro (Greenwich) Lake Park, Tomlin Station Road in Gibbstown. Adult admission and children over 10 years old are $10 each. Children […]

July 2016 Issue Obituaries

URBAN — John Richard Urban passed away suddenly on April 7 in the comfort of his own home. Born to Richard and Dorothy Urban on July 27, 1951 in Erie, PA, he graduated from Cathedral Prep in 1969 and continued on to be an alumni of Temple University in 1974 with a Master’s Degree in […]