Quaker School Efforts Range from Neighborhood Needs to National & Global Concerns

As student and teacher sit together on a wooden bench overlooking the Costa Rican canopy cloud forest, their silent reverie is rewarded by a loud and strange “EEEEENK” call. The teacher immediately recognizes the song of the elusive three-wattled bellbird, and points above to the bird perched on an old tree snag. The pair is […]

East Greenwich Police, Students Work Together on School Bus Safety

MICKLETON — Students from the East Greenwich Township School District and the East Greenwich Township Police Department have been working together on a campaign to promote school bus safety. Their ideas included a “Red Lights Mean Stop for School Buses” contest. As a result, the East Greenwich Township Committee presented a proclamation to the Red […]

Get Your Appetites Ready Swedesboro’s Food Truck Thursdays Is Back!

SWEDESBORO — Swedesboro’s much anticipated Food Truck Thursdays is back for 2019. Mark your calendar.  These events will take place on Thursday June 27, Thursday July 25 and Thursday August 29 from 5-9 pm.  Each month will boast at least 15 different food trucks offering a variety of cuisines, including local favorites, Mexican, Asian, seafood, […]

Woolwich Looking to Bolster Fire Prevention From SAFER Grant

WOOLWICH TWP. — During the Woolwich Township Committee meeting on May 20, Woolwich Fire Company Chief David Valichka reported that the local fire company had applied for Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response (SAFER) federal grants. The SAFER grant program is designed to provide funding directly to fire departments and volunteer firefighters to increase […]

Logan Township Promotes Two From Its Police Department

BRIDGEPORT — At their meeting on May 21, the Logan Township Council approved two promotions within the ranks of the community’s police department. They first adopted a resolution elevating Sgt. Raymond Kennedy to lieutenant, and then promoted Officer Nicholas Barber to the rank of sergeant. Logan Mayor Frank Minor swore the officers into their new […]

Kingsway teacher charged with sexual conduct with 14-yr-old student

WOOLWICH TWP. — Kimberly Pinkham, 38, of Mullica Hill, a Kingsway Regional Middle School Library/Media Specialist, has been criminally charged by the Gloucester County Prosecutor’s Office with Official Misconduct and Endangering the Welfare of a Child after a three-month long investigation assisted by both the Woolwich Township Police Department and the Kingsway School District. According […]

Swedesboro Library Events

Register for your favorite programs! Adults: Ceramic Plate Painting Class – Thursday, June 6 – 6:30 p.m. Bring out your artistic talents and enjoy painting a plate. The challenge: to paint something to go with our summer reading theme of space, “A Universe of Stories.”  Space is limited. Be sure to register at www.gcls.org. FREE […]

Coach Dodulik Reaches 200 Career Wins With Boys Volleyball Team

Almost four years ago to the month, the Kingsway boys volleyball team notched its 100th win in program history. Led by the only coach that the program has ever had, Brent Dodulik, this team was labeled an “upcoming” squad. Things sure have changed for Kingsway boys volleyball. On May 13, Kingsway went against its biggest […]

June 2019 Issue Obituaries

PATTEN — Sebastian (Benny) Patten, 71, of Pilesgrove Twp. passed away peacefully on April 6 with his family at his side. A life resident of Pilesgrove Township, Benny graduated from Woodstown High School, Class of ’65 and farmed his entire life. He was a member of St. Clare of Assisi Parish, St. Joseph’s Church, Past […]


Kieran Burns, son of Iiam and Catherine Burns of Woolwich Township. School Activities:  National Honor Society, World Language National Honor Society, Cross Country, Track and Field and member of the Chemistry Club. Honors/Awards:  Two-time State Champion in Cross Country, All-South Jersey in Cross Country twice, NJSIAA Scholar-Athlete, and Superintendent’s List for all of high school […]