The Wild Warriors of South Harrison’s third and fourth grade girls basketball team won their division in the Gloucester County Basketball League. Their 10-7 win on March 12 came down to seconds when the girls clinched the game. Strong efforts were put in by all girls. This is the first championship in South Harrison’s first […]

Swedesboro Budget Calls for 2.4 Cent Tax Increase

SWEDESBORO —  The Swedesboro Council adopted its municipal budget during its meeting on April 16. The budget contained a 2.4 cent tax increase for the average Swedesboro home valued at $172,000, or about $42 a year. Mayor Tom Fromm explained that a number of factors contributed to the increase, including a new dump truck, sidewalk […]

Logan Adopts Flat Budget Second Year in a Row

BRIDGEPORT — The Logan Township Council adopted its 2018 municipal budget during its April 17 meeting, and it did not include a tax increase. “This is the second straight year we’ve had a flat budget,” commented Logan Mayor Frank Minor. Logan Township ran into a problem in 2016 after gross revenues fell for the Logan […]

East Greenwich Sees Expected Economic Growth in Its Future

MICKLETON — The East Greenwich Township Committee discussed the community’s economic future at their meeting on April 24, and saw a lot of good news on the horizon. “There is a lot of nice development taking place in town,” commented Mayor Dale Archer. Archer indicated that a strip mall had started construction on Berkley Road, […]

Guilty Plea in Combs Murder

WOODBURY — Malcom D. Tyson, 25, of Paulsboro, pleaded guilty on April 26 to first-degree aggravated manslaughter in the death of 60-year-old Sylvester “Buttons” Combs, whose body was found in a trailer at an abandoned Swedesboro business on April 6, 2016. In giving a factual basis for his plea in court, Tyson acknowledged he was […]

5th Annual Ryan’s Home Run Derby Honoring Captain Iannelli, May 19

WOOLWICH TWP. — The fifth annual Ryan’s Home Run Derby will be held on May 19 at the Kingsway Regional High School Baseball Field beginning at 10 a.m. Rain date is May 20. 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 20

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 20 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 […]

Hale Finds Helps Save Unconscious Man

SWEDESBORO — Not only has Swedesboro Councilperson Diane Hale been working hard to save Swedesboro, but now she can be credited with possibly saving a life too. On the evening of April 13, Hale said she decided to take her outrigger canoe out for some paddling practice onto Lake Narraticon. She is part of a […]

Swedesboro Library Happenings

Register for your favorite programs! Adults: Cookie Decorating – Thursday, May 3 – 6:30 p.m. Learn how to expertly decorate cookies using royal icing. Space is limited. Be sure to register! Yoga Class – Fridays, May 4 & 18 – 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. Yoga for everyone. Learn basic yoga positions, breathing exercises and meditation […]

May 2018 Events

AGED TO PERFECTION: If you are over 55 years of age and reside in Woolwich or Swedesboro join us. We are an active senior group enjoying common interests, games and outings. Meetings are held the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of the month at 7 p.m. at the Woolwich Township Municipal Building. New members are welcome. […]