Pocket Park Dedicated To Homans

SWEDESBORO — A small pocket park that was created near the bottom of Park Avenue in Swedesboro that once was the location of a Swedesboro pump station house. The building was torn down and the area, paved in the design of a tree, was dedicated to Maryann and Mike Homan for all the years of […]

Voting Begins in the Animals, Animals, Animals Photo Contest

WOOLWICH TWP. — Voting begins on Jan. 5 and will end on Jan. 15 for The New Town Press’s Animals, Animals, Animals Photo Contest. Go to the Photo Contest tab to cast your vote. The winning photograph will appear on the February 2018 issue. Vote! Vote! Vote!

Kingsway, Swedesboro and East Greenwich Join School Funding Lawsuit

SWEDESBORO — The Kingsway Regional Board of Education, Swedesboro’s Borough Council, and the East Greenwich Township Committee have agreed to pass resolutions committing to filing a school funding equity lawsuit against the State of New Jersey. Specifically, local officials charge that the state treats taxpayers who make up the Kingsway Regional School District differently than […]

East Greenwich Looking to Introduce 2018 Budget Early

MICKLETON — East Greenwich Township is on track to introduce its 2018 budget in January, according to East Greenwich Mayor Dale Archer. Archer made the announcement at East Greenwich’s Committee meeting on Dec. 12. East Greenwich introduced its 2017 budget in March. If the January submission happens, it is believed to be the earliest budget […]

Logan Council Recognizes Rousseau for Service

BRIDGEPORT — During their meeting on Dec. 19, the Logan Township Council awarded Tim Rousseau a Certificate of Appreciation for his service to the community. Rousseau has served on the Logan Planning Board for four years, and been a member of the Environmental Commission for five and a half years. Mayor Frank Minor said he […]

Woolwich Adopts Sewer Infrastructure Ordinance

WOOLWICH TWP. — At their meeting on Dec. 18, the Woolwich Township Committee adopted a bond ordinance that would authorize appropriation of $15,400,000 to finance sewer infrastructure improvements. Woolwich Township needs to be able to provide water and sewer resources to facilitate future development along the Route 322 corridor. A lack of sewer capabilities by […]

The Best Place to Celebrate King

SWEDESBORO — Swedesboro is hosting the area’s best programs to celebrate Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day on Monday, Jan. 15, 2018 at 1 p.m. at the Margaret Clifford Elementary School on Auburn Avenue. The events include a Memorial Program, Minority Business Fair, tours of the historic Richardson Ave. School, and Community Service Awards. […]

Young Rembrandts ‘Draws’ On the Impact It Has Made in South Jersey with “It’s in the Bag” Art Supplies Donation Event

GLOUCESTER COUNTY — The first 30 years provided communities coast-to-coast with opportunities for enriched childhood development unlike ever before. Now, the dawn of 30 additional years, and more, have arrived and Young Rembrandts is energizing South Jersey to join in celebrating the past, present and future of the art education program. “To honor Young Rembrandts […]

Historic Library Stays Vital Through Innovation, Thanks To Dombrosky

Four decades after it began, Margaret Dombrosky has retired from the career she never intended to have. Dombrosky, who prefers her nickname, ‘Marge”, said goodbye to the institution she shepherded from old-fashioned rigid and somber, to high activity hectic and razor’s edge new. This month she leaves her job as director of the Swedesboro branch […]


Register for your favorite programs! Adults: Fun with Calligraphy – Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2018 & Tuesday, Jan. 23 – 6:30 p.m. Create beautiful greeting cards with calligraphy script that you can use for all occasions! Miss Kelly will be hosting this program.  Be sure to register. Basics of Job Searching – Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2018 – […]