Another Rabid Raccoon in Woolwich

WOOLWICH TWP. — Residents in the area of Messina Drive in Woolwich Township should be aware that a raccoon found on Aug. 9 has tested positive for rabies. According to the Gloucester County Health Department, there was no human exposure, but one dog was exposed to the raccoon. A rabid raccoon was found in the […]

We’re planning a READER RECIPE addition and we’re cooking sausage on the barbie

Got a fave recipe your family loves? Do you make a sure-fire hit for dessert, appetizer, side dish, homemade gift, holiday, picnic, lunchbox? Have you saved a recipe that’s been in your family forever and/or that’s from the Old Country? Willing to share it with Cook’s Corner? The New Town Press is welcoming Reader Recipes […]

Kayaking & fishing gives a chance for relief & healing

HEROES ON THE WATER (HOW) South Jersey gave local veterans, first responders and their families, a relaxing day of kayaking and fishing on Lake Narraticon in Swedesboro on July 13. The weather was beautiful, and several people took advantage of this free therapeutic kayak and fishing event. Food by Mission BBQ was provided and members […]

East Greenwich Steps Up Campaign to Improve Roadways

MICKLETON – At their meeting on July 23, the East Greenwich Township Committee continued their efforts to make their town’s roadways safer to negotiate. That night the Committee passed a resolution that awarded the bid for the NJDOT Municipal Aid Program for Quaker Road improvements to American Asphalt for their bid of $398,247.50. East Greenwich […]

Woolwich Fighting Storms to Repair Garwin, Back Creek Roads

WOOLWICH TWP. — During their meeting on July 15, the Woolwich Township Committee passed three measures designed to complete emergency road and drainage repairs to Garwin Road where recent heavy rain storms have caused considerable erosion and damage to the roadway. On June 22 it was learned that a drainage pipe in a culvert on […]

Logan Township Adopts Budget Containing Decrease

BRIDGEPORT — The Logan Township Council adopted its 2019 municipal budget after a public hearing at its meeting on July 16. Every home assessed at the Logan Township average of $212,000 received a four percent tax decrease for every $100 of a home’s assessed value in the budget, according to CFO Will Pine. Logan’s budget […]


SWEDESBORO — Cub Scout Pack 213, serving Swedesboro-Woolwich, is accepting new members. The Cub Scout program is for kids in grades kindergarten through fifth grade. Pack 213 keeps the “Outing in Scouting” by participating in several family camping activities each year, and meeting at local parks and preserves so Scouts learn more about the plants […]

Library News

Logan Library Happenings Library phone number (856) 241-0202. Adult Programs- Please register for programs at 856-241-0202 or (events). Historical Walking Tours– Swedesboro Cemetery Tour (Bethesda, Old St. Joseph’s and Trinity) Tuesday, Aug. 13 & 27, 4 p.m. or Logan Cemetery Tour (Union United Methodist and St. Paul’s) Aug. 6, 4 p.m. Please register 856-241-0202 […]

Kevin John Horchak of Mullica Hill was named to the Dean’s List at Norwich University for the Spring 2019 semester. Larissa Veres of Mullica Hill and Gabriella Bruno of Swedesboro were named to the Dean’s List for the Spring 2019 semester at DeSales University. Ryan Stubits of Mullica Hill was awarded a B.S. in Natural […]

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. […]