September Local & County Covid Positives Case Numbers

SEPT. 30 NEW CASES: 129 NEW DEATHS: 4    COUNTY TOTAL: 663 CASES: Male 26 East Greenwich Male 45 Glassboro Female 2 Washington Twp. Male 27 Deptford Female 27 Deptford Male 66 Monroe Twp. Female 36 Mantua Male 39 Logan Female 63 Monroe Twp. Female 23 West Deptford Female 16 Washington Twp. Female 4 Franklin Twp. […]

EF3 Tornado Touches Down in Harrison Twp. Destroying Homes and Farms

HARRISON TWP. – At 6:20 p.m. on Sept. 1, an EF 3 tornado touched down in Harrison Township, destroying homes in a development and demolishing buildings and tearing up farm buildings and equipment. The tornado then cut a swatch of destruction through to Mantua Township and Wenonah leaving a dairy farm, a vegetable farm and […]

Lake Park Clean Up Day Announced

SWEDESBORO – Swedesboro Councilmember Sam Casella announced at the virtual Swedesboro Council meeting on Sept. 20 that Lake Narraticon Park Clean Up Day will be held on Oct. 23 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Casella stated that the lower side of the lake will be the primary focus and that volunteers would be appreciated. […]

Swedesboro Christmas Parade Is Back!

SWEDESBORO — The Greater Swedesboro Business Association is happy to announce the return Santa and the Annual Swedesboro-Woolwich Christmas Parade to be held Saturday, Nov. 27 at 1 p.m. in downtown Swedesboro. They are seeking parade participants and sponsors. GreaterSBA is seeking floats, dance groups, businesses, community groups, churches, bands, cars, and dignitaries to participate […]

Literacy NJ looking for volunteer English language tutors

10-hour Training Course this October!!! WOODBURY — Literacy New Jersey, Gloucester County Programs is currently looking for virtual volunteers to teach English as a second language (ESL) and Pre-GED/HSE tutors for Gloucester County residents who struggle with reading, writing and speaking English. The virtual tutor-training course runs every Tuesday from Oct. 5 to Nov. 2, […]

Toastmasters Open House, Oct. 18

WOOLWICH TWP. — The Swede Talkers, the Woolwich-based affiliate of Toastmasters International, invite everyone to attend the club’s Open House at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 18. “Favorite TV Shows” is the theme for this special event, which will be at the Woolwich Township Municipal Building, 120 Village Green Drive. This is a great opportunity to […]


CLARKSBORO — Zion United Methodist Church Clarksboro is inviting members of the community to participate in a service to honor those we lost during the pandemic, even if not due to COVID. They want you to bring your personal stories of your loved ones to share with the community.  This ceremony will take place on […]

Visual Communication and Expression are Fostered by a Strong Arts Program at Kingsway

It’s a sad fact that when school districts face budget cuts, art programs are often the first to be adversely affected. Rather unusually, and fortunately for our community, Kingsway High School is an exception. Christine Bjanes, the visual and performing arts chairperson who has been teaching at Kingsway for 26 years, explained. “We are very […]

Easy, fun, kid friendly, and inexpensive Halloween party recipes

Shortly it will be Halloween, the first of the winter-into-spring group of monthly holidays (Do the math: Halloween, Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Year’s, Valentine’s, Easter). It seems somehow fitting that this first of the holiday seasonals is steeped in scaring its celebrants. Get into the fun of scaring and being scared, and it’s a baby step […]