Chalking for Peace

HARRISON TWP. — Friends School Mullica Hill honored International Day of Peace on Sept. 21 with a school-wide chalking event. Students at the pre-kindergarten through 8th grade school filled the campus sidewalks with colorful messages and drawings about peace, love and hope. In 1981, the United Nations passed a resolution establishing that International Day of […]

Woolwich Wants Gloucester County Involved in Intersection Flooding

WOOLWICH —  At their meeting on Sept. 19, the Woolwich Township Committee discussed flooding issues at the intersection of Woodstown Road and Russell Mill Road. Mayor Alan Schwager has noted that Gloucester County has failed to respond to the situation to this point, and flooding goes across Woodstown Road. Solicitor Mark Shoemaker said there is […]

East Greenwich to Repave Sharp Drive

MICKLETON — At their meeting on Sept. 13, the East Greenwich Township Committee passed a resolution that would approve the purchase of goods and services through a Gloucester County cooperative contract to repave Sharp Drive in Mickleton. Mayor Dale Archer called the roadway the worst street in East Greenwich. Archer said there was money left […]

Logan Police Make Drug Arrest After Month-Long Investigation

BRIDGEPORT– –At the Logan Township Council meeting on Sept. 20, Police Chief Robert Leash reported that the Logan Police had used a search warrant to seize about $13,000 worth of various drug paraphernalia and cash from a local residence. The warrant was executed on Aug. 18 after a month-long investigation. Among items taken were 190 […]

South Jersey Pumpkin Show Festival of Pumpkins opens on Oct. 7-9

WOODSTOWN — The 13th annual South Jersey Pumpkin Show fall festivals of pumpkins is gearing up for its biggest celebration this Oct. 7,8-9. This three-day event will be held at the Salem County Fairgrounds, 735 Harding Highway, Pilesgrove/Woodstown. The fairgrounds will be transformed by hundreds of pumpkins, scarecrows, gourds, cornstalks and colorful mums.  ​ Pumpkin […]

Designer Handbag Bingo, Nov. 19

WOOLWICH TWP. — On Nov. 19, the Kingsway Regional Band Boosters will hold its first annual Designer Handbag Bingo & Basket Auction. The event will be held at St. Michael’s Social Club in Gibbstown at 7 p.m. Doors open at 6 p.m. The event will offer 10 games of bingo, featuring prized handbags designed by […]

Dating Historic Buildings Program, Oct. 19

SWEDESBORO — Historic Architect Margaret Westfield who will be speaking on “Dating Historic Buildings” on Wednesday, Oc. 19, at 7 p.m. in the Swedesboro Borough Hall Courtroom. This program is about deciphering the architectural past. Westfield will discuss the many tools she uses in estimating the age of houses. The various approaches she presents include: […]

Jayme Gatti as Girls Soccer Coach

As reported in my May “Sport Shorts” article, Kingsway’s longtime girls soccer coach, John Kodluk, who molded the girls soccer program into one of the top programs in South Jersey, was stricken with a heart attack and passed away at the age of 57. He amassed a career record of 133-116-18 and had his girls […]

New Guidebook Helps Farmers, Local Governments and the Public Understand Right to Farm Act

TRENTON — Agriculture Secretary Douglas H. Fisher announced that the State Agriculture Development Committee (SADC) has published a Right to Farm guidebook to help farmers, their neighbors and municipalities understand the role of the Right to Farm Act in resolving disputes involving commercial farms. “New Jersey’s farmers depend on the Right to Farm Act to […]


CLARKSBORO — Join everyone for a Trunk or Treat at Evangelical United Methodist Church on Saturday, Oct. 29 from 4 to 6 p.m. Enjoy fun on the bounce house, face paint, and wagon rides. Non – Perishable food items donated to the church food pantry is much appreciated for families in need. Evangelical Methodist Church […]