To The Editor: I am writing in response to the two letters written last month on the topic of organ donation. I want to thank the Donor to Donor staff and the Gift of Life Donor Program volunteer for writing their letters to the editor last month in support of actual facts, science, and organ […]

Local Students Honored at Annual SkillsUSA Workforce Development Event

LOUISVILLE, KY — Career and technical students from our area won one of the nation’s highest awards at the 2019 SkillsUSA Championships, held in Louisville, KY in June. Frederick Holland, from Mickleton and a student at Gloucester County Institute of Technology (Sewell), was awarded a Skill Point Certificate in Automotive Service Technology. Amelia Alberici, from […]

Local Soccer Players Win U16 Boys State Championship

On Sunday May 19, the GPS Clearview ‘03 boys EDP soccer team consisting of Swedesboro resident Gavin Springer and Logan Township residents Tyler Cordery, Ryan Lawler, Sean Daly and Assistant Coach Brendan Daly, competed against the RUSA ’03 boys soccer team for the U16 New Jersey State Soccer Championship. The 1-0 win by GPS Clearview […]

Local Vet Takes Seat on State Board of Agriculture

TRENTON — East Greenwich Township veterinarian Ernest Beier III was sworn into his term on the New Jersey State Board of Agriculture during the board’s regular meeting held June 26 at The Horse Park of New Jersey. Beier was elected at the State Agricultural Convention to be nominated by the governor, and later confirmed by […]

Logan Township Police Crimelog

May 29: Incident to a motor vehicle stop on Center Square Rd., patrols arrested and charged a 19-year-old female passenger for providing false information regarding her identity. She was processed and released on a summons. The driver, a 58-year-old Woodstown resident received several summons including altering his license plate. The vehicle was subsequently towed. June […]

Movie Night Features Mary Poppins Returns

SWEDESBORO — On Friday night Aug. 8, Mary Poppins Returns will be playing in the Swedesboro Auction Park as part of the County Movie nights. The movie will start around dusk. Bring your family out for a night of fun, popcorn, crafts and a photo op with Mary Poppins. Remember to bring your blankets and […]

Person, Place, or Thing Photo Contest

The New Town Press is holding a Person, Place or Thing Photo Contest. We are looking for anything interesting and beautiful – people, scenery, pets, etc. Please write a one sentence explanation of the photograph. Include with your submission your name, address, and contact information. State that the photograph is taken by you and has […]


LOGAN TWP. – In their search for the next generation’s Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson and Jordan Spieth, Pre-K children at The Goddard Schools in Logan Township will have an opportunity to tee it up and play golf this summer, thanks to the Philadelphia PGA REACH Foundation. On Aug. 13 and 14, children at the Logan […]


Kyle Patrick Daugherty, son of Patrick and Rebecca Daugherty of Woolwich Township. School Activities:  National Honor Society (Junior and Senior years, World Language National Honor Society (Junior year), President of Habitat for Humanity, President of the Environmental Club, Secretary of Attendance for the Interact Club, World Wildlife Fund/WWF, and Key Club. Out of School Activities:  […]

August 2019 Issue

DYER — Mary Ann Dyer (nee Friars) of Ormond Beach, FL, passed away on June 17. She was aged 76 years. Mary Ann is the beloved wife of the late Daniel Dyer and only daughter to her late parents Thomas Friars and Anna Mae Friars (nee Moore), cherished sister of Thomas (Rose), sister-in-law of Martha […]