Route 322 Sewer Line Installation Begins

By Karen E. Viereck, Editor/Publisher WOOLWICH TWP. – Groundbreaking ceremonies were held at the corner of Garwin Road and Route 322 on Dec. 18 for the start of the long-awaited installation of sewer lines along Route 322 in Woolwich Township. Although this ceremony was to mark the beginning of the installation of the 7.5-mile sewer […]

Muck and mud from the past might enhance Swedesboro’s future. Yes. Really.

By Jean Redstone It’s the new year. Time for folks to think about past events and plan for future endeavors. By “past” I mean anywhere from 100 million to 65 million years ago. By “future” I mean from now to a couple or so years from now. And by “folks” I mean your community leaders […]

Accidents at Intersection a Continuing Concern for East Greenwich

by Robert Holt MICKLETON — During their meeting on Dec. 11, the East Greenwich Township Committee discussed a recent motor vehicle accident that took place at the intersection of Tomlin Station Road and Kings Highway. The accident, involving passenger cars and a tractor trailer, happened on Dec. 4. Unfortunately, that intersection has seen a number […]

Woolwich Adopts “No Knock” Ordinance

WOOLWICH TWP. — The Woolwich Township Committee has adopted a “Do Not Knock Registry” ordinance that provides an enforceable level of protection for residents who do not want peddlers and solicitors to conduct activities on their property. Effective immediately, Woolwich Township residents can register to be on the Do Not Solicit List. Woolwich’s new “No […]

Logan Looking to Expand Food, Employment Programs

by Robert Holt BRIDGEPORT – At their meeting on Dec. 18, the Logan Township Council discussed the early results of their two new programs designed to help needy township residents. One of the programs is a food donation program. Council has been working with local businesses and started the food donation program in December. The […]

Swedesboro Council Discusses Plans For 2019

By Nina Rosenberg SWEDESBORO — Swedesboro Mayor Tom Fromm spoke about the submitted budget report for 2018 at the Dec. 17 Council meeting, with proposed changes being made in the budget for 2019. “We didn’t do some things we were hoping on and will have to push them off until next year,” he stated. Councilwoman […]


A story appeared in the December 2018 issue that stated that newly elected Woolwich Township Committeeperson Natalie Matthias was the current Woolwich Township Park Director. This was incorrect. According to current Director Michelle VanDiehl, Matthias resigned as the park director at the end of 2016. We apologize for the error.

Woolwich Still Seeking Sewer Improvement Agreement

by Robert Holt WOOLWICH TWP — Discussion continued at the Woolwich Township Committee meeting on Dec. 17 regarding a sewer improvement ordinance tabled at the previous meeting. The 2018 bond ordinance would amend and restate an existing bond ordinance from 2017 and increase the appropriation and authorization of bonds or notes to provide for the […]

Harker Students Champions

WOOLWICH TWP. — On Dec. 15, 2018, fourth graders Ryan Duffy, Ojasvi Gaekwad, Jackson Hover, Aarnov Joginapally, Misha Llagan, and fifth graders, Mason Corey, Logan Downey, Nathaniel Bott, Mishi Chatverdi, and William Baker from the Charles Harker School in Woolwich, competed in a Math Elementary Math Competition at Green Woods Charter School in Philadelphia, […]

Penske Logistics Inducts Two Bridgeport, Employees into 2018 Truck Driver Wall of Fame

READING, Pa. — Two Penske Logistics truck drivers from Bridgeport are now members of the Penske Logistics Driver Wall of Fame. Dave Wojciechowski and David Evans Jr. have reached the highest level of safety and professionalism after attaining the rare 20-year mark of consecutive accident-free driving as Penske Logistics truck drivers. They are among 15 […]