Still Open For Business Despite Road Construction

JUST A REMINDER that Swedesboro True Value will still be open for business during construction of the roundabout on Auburn Avenue and High Hill Road. Don’t forget to support your local businesses. — Photo by Karen E. Viereck, Editor/Publisher

Affordable Housing Seeks Approval in Swedesboro

SWEDESBORO — The Swedesboro council reviewed a proposal to build over 64-affordable-income homes between Church Street, Water Street, and Raccoon Creek at their April 17 meeting. The developer, Eastern Pacific Developers, LLC, is asking the borough to grant them a 30 year tax abatement for the development. During a discussion of the tax exemption, Councilmember […]

East Greenwich Holds Public Hearing on 2017 Budget

MICKLETON — The East Greenwich Township Committee held a public hearing regarding their 2017 municipal budget at their meeting on April 25, but the Committee was unable to adopt the budget because the state was still reviewing it and had not returned the measure. East Greenwich is looking at their second straight year with a […]


CLARKSBORO — East Greenwich Twp. Fire and Rescue is proud to announce the arrival of Ladder 1916, a 1994 E-One Cyclone ladder truck. This ladder truck has a 1,500 gallon per minute pump, a 250 gallon water tank and a 100 foot aerial ladder. This truck was originally Ladder 334 from the Bellmawr Fire Department. […]

Woolwich Introduces 2017 Budget with Zero Tax Increase

WOOLWICH TWP.  —  During the Woolwich Township Committee meeting on April 17, Deputy Mayor Frank Rizzi announced that the community would not be seeing a tax increase for 2017. Woolwich introduced their budget on April 3, and Rizzi reemphasized the news during his Finance report. Rizzi stressed that the Committee was able to reduce costs […]

Old Stone Church Strawberry Festival, June 4

WOOLWICH TWP. – Join in for food and fellowship, enjoying delicious strawberries, short cake and ice cream outdoors under large shade trees with the 27th annual Old Stone Church Strawberry Festival taking place on June 4 from 3 to 5 p.m. The Old Stone Church is located approximately two miles north west of Swedesboro at […]

Logan Athletic Fields to Receive LED Lightin

BRIDGEPORT — At the Logan Township Council meeting on April 18, Deputy Mayor Chris Morris announced that the community’s athletic fields at Township Line Park would be getting state-of-the art LED lighting. The Logan Soccer Complex had been renting lights for about $15,000 per season, while the girls softball field is not currently lit. “We […]

4th Annual Ryan’s Home Run Derby Honoring Captain Iannelli, May 20

WOOLWICH TWP. — The fourth annual Ryan’s Home Run Derby will be held on May 20 at the Kingsway Regional High School Baseball Field beginning at 10 a.m. Rain date is May 21. The event is held to honor Marine Corps Capt. Ryan K. Iannelli, a former Kingsway graduate, who was killed on September 28, […]

Old Stone Church Anniversary Service, May 21

WOOLWICH TWP. — Old Stone Church, built in 1793 and one of the oldest Methodist churches in South Jersey will hold its annual anniversary service on Sunday, May 21 at 3 p.m. Old Stone is located two miles northwest of Swedesboro, just off Route 322 at the intersection of Stone Meeting House and Oak Grove […]

East Greenwich Twp Fire and Rescue Hosted Annual Breakfast

EAST GREENWICH TWP. — On Sunday April 9, East Greenwich Township Fire and Rescue hosted its annual Palm Sunday Pancake Breakfast. This family style pancake and sausage breakfast goes back well over 50 years. The community looks forward to this event every year and whole families stop by for a meal.  This event was once […]