SWLL Team Takes 1st State Championship

THERE is a special group of young baseball players entering Walter Hill School in Swedesboro Woolwich this month. This Summer the 10-11 year old Swedesboro Woolwich Little League team made up of 14 players coming out of Governor Harker School made history on Aug. 9 in Paramus, New Jersey when they defeated Toms River East […]

Annual Swedes/Wool Day & 5K Race, Sept. 29

SWEDESBORO — On your mark, get set, go! Race on down to Swedesboro Woolwich Day on Sept. 29 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Downtown Swedesboro on Kings Highway will be the place to be. The annual Dragon Run is in its 12th year and will attract runners and walkers of all ages. The Run […]

East Greenwich Honors Local Resident for Achieving Eagle Scout Status

MICKLETON — During their meeting on Aug. 14, the East Greenwich Township Committee passed a resolution that commended John R. Taylor for achieving the rank of Eagle Scout with the Boy Scouts of America. Taylor, a member of Troop 7059 in East Greenwich for the past seven years, obtained Scouting’s highest rank on June 14, […]

Woolwich Fire Company Reminds Drivers: “Don’t Block the Box.”

WOOLWICH TWP. — At the Woolwich Township Committee meeting on Aug. 20, Deputy Mayor John Carleton reported that the Woolwich Fire Company was well ahead of schedule in completing pump certification and passing physical tests. But the firefighters have a message for local drivers: “Don’t Block the Box.” “Don’t Block the Box” tells a driver […]

Alternative Treatment Center Proposal Withdrawn in Logan

BRIDGEPORT – The Logan Township Council and local residents prepared to discuss a proposal for an alternative treatment center coming to their area at their meeting on Aug. 21, but the proposal submitted by Compassionate Care had been withdrawn. The original formal application submitted by Compassionate Care Health and Wellness Company, Inc., and its resolution […]

28 Year Sentence in Swedesboro homicide

WOODBURY — Malcom D. Tyson, 25, of Paulsboro was sentenced on Aug. 10 to 28 years in New Jersey state prison after pleading guilty to 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, Gloucester County Prosecutor Charles […]

Gypsy Rose Charity 5K & 1Mile Walk Benefit, Sept. 22

MULLICA HILL – Run for the (hot) dogs and cats(up) is the inaugural 5K run and 1 mile walk benefitting the Gypsy Rose Animal Foundation to be held on Sept. 22 at Ella Harrison Park in Mullica Hill. Registration begins at 8 a.m. and the run starts at 9 a.m. with the walk immediately following. […]


September is here and it’s an ideal time for planting and rejuvenating your lawn and landscapes. Fall is a great time for planting for a few reasons. First being temperatures are cooling down and that makes for happier transplanting of trees and shrubs as well as seeding lawns. Secondly, although most people think of spring […]

Logan Library Happenings

Library phone number (856) 241-0202. September is Library Card Sign-Up Month! Stop by for your FREE Library Card to access thousands of print and digital resources. GCLS Museum Pass Program- Funded by the Friends of the Library. One-week checkout available with valid GCLS adult library card.  Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University, Battleship New Jersey, […]

Two Local Methodist Churches Have Something In Common

05 REPAUPO – The Repaupo United Methodist Church and the Evangelical United Methodist Church in Clarksboro may be a few miles apart but they have one thing in common – their pastors are husband and wife. The Bible tells us about team ministry in many occasions. One of the notable examples of team ministry would […]