Woolwich Committeeman Calls for Fair School Funding

by Robert Holt WOOLWICH TWP. — At the Woolwich Township Committee meeting on Nov. 21, Committeeman John Carleton reemphasized the need for redistribution of New Jersey school aid. Carleton pointed out that state funding received by the Kingsway Regional School District has not reflected the growth in the community. According to the Committeeman, a Committee […]

Swedesboro Council Discusses Fire, 9/11 Memorial and Community Events

By Jessica Zappasodi SWEDESBORO — At the meeting on Nov. 21, Swedesboro Councilmember Joanne Gahrs reported that a fire had broken out at the entrance of Lake Narration Park on Nov. 14. The 5 a.m. incident was called in to the Woolwich Fire Company that a fire had broken out between the park and the […]


WOOLWICH TWP. – The Woolwich/Harrison VFW Post 10886 would like to invite local area veterans to join them for their first annual Holiday Open House on Thursday, Dec. 15 from 7 to 10 p.m. at the Becket Golf Club. Come out and meet fellow veterans and enjoy some food and holiday cheer. The Beckett Golf […]

Festive Holiday Season for Swedesboro & Woolwich

WOOLWICH TWP. — The Swedesboro Woolwich Parks and Recreation Committee is busy planning a festive holiday season. The Annual Woolwich Holiday Parade and Annual Tree Lighting will both be held on Saturday, Dec. 3. Free crafts, games, snacks, and rides for the entire family. New for 2016 is the Holiday Village at Locke Ave. Park […]

Letter’s For Santa Mail Box Location

SWEDESBORO —  If your little ones have their Letter to Santa ready for mailing, you can drop it off in the Letters For Santa mailbox located in front of NFM Lending at 1524 Kings Highway in Swedesboro. If you “mail” your letter there, the letter writer will get a letter in return. Thanks should go […]

24th Annual Living Nativity Presented By Bethesda, Dec. 18

SWEDESBORO – Bethesda United Methodist Church will present its 24th Annual Living Nativity on Sunday evening, Dec. 18. The presentation will be held on the front lawn of the church, located at the intersection of Kings Highway and Railroad Avenue in downtown Swedesboro. There will be two presentations of the story, each lasting about 20 […]

Christmas Eve Day Services at Old Stone Church

WOOLWICH TWP. — If you want to enjoy a nostalgic experience to savor your Christmas Eve Day, then plan to come out to the Old Stone Church on Dec. 24 at 3 p.m. This experience will transform you back over 200 years as you sit on the same benches where your ancestors may have worshiped. […]


CLARKSBORO — Zion Community United Methodist Church, 242 Kings Highway, Clarksboro, will be holding Family Candlelight Christmas Services at 7 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 23 and Saturday, Dec. 24. For information call 856-423-2000.