Swedesboro Shop offers a Sensory Escape from the “Everyday”

Our daily lives of work, caretaking, and errands often leave us drained and in need of an escape. If it’s not vacation season, the weekend seems miles away, and curling up with a good book is just not cutting it this week, head to The Hens & Honey Shoppe in downtown Swedesboro. This delightful shop, […]

Christmas cheer coming to Swedesboro

SWEDESBORO – Council member Joanna Gahrs announced at the Nov. 15 Swedesboro virtual council meeting that there will be several Christmas activities in the month of December. Gahrs stated that at dusk on Dec. 4 there will be fireworks at Locke Ave Park as well as two upcoming Christmas concerts. On Dec. 10, Rowan music […]

Virtual Old Stone Church Christmas Eve Service

WOOLWICH TWP. — A special virtual Christmas Eve Service will be available this year. Celebrating its 228th year, the Old Stone Church, located at the intersection of Oak Grove and Stone Meeting House Road, will present a virtual Christmas Eve Service featuring local musicians, singers, and readers. The service featuring music, scriptures and a homily […]

Trinity To Hold A “Swedesboro Christmas”, Dec. 10

SWEDESBORO — On Dec. 10, at 7 P.M., Trinity Episcopal “Old Swedes” Church will host “A Swedesboro Christmas.” The candle-lit concert and sing-along will take place in the historic church, which dates to 1784. Music will be performed by Rowan University Music Fraternity Phi Mu Alpha, accompanied by additional Rowan University musicians. Paul Fejko will […]

Gloucester County receives grant to continue to expand the Open Space Plan

WOODBURY — Commissioner Director Robert M. Damminger on behalf of Gloucester County has received a $1,000,000 Green Acres matching grant from the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection and the Garden State Preservation. This grant will be used to fund the Gloucester County Open Space Preservation Program and the Farmland Preservation Program. “Preserving land, improving […]

Serving Meat or Not, It’s All About the Gravy

Every cook who ever plans to impress family and friends with a beautifully roasted or seared or fried piece of meat eventually realizes that the important part of the meal isn’t the meat. It’s the gravy! Generally, folks know what a type of meat tastes like by the time they’re guests at a gathering or […]

The Gobbler Brigade did a fantastic job

SWEDESBORO — On Saturday, Nov. 20, many volunteers from Kings Things distributed over 200 complete turkey dinners. Father Ed of St. Clare of Assisi Parish blessed the food to be distributed. Volunteers Joanna Gahrs set up a drive-thru that worked very well. Bill, Jean, Tom, Cindy, Barb, Margie, Jo-Ann, Debbie, Tom, Virginia, Carol Jack, Aaron […]


Madison Lavender, daughter of James and Jennifer Lavender of Woolwich Township. School Activities: Madison is a member of Student Council, S.A.D.D. Club, Softball, Tennis, Student Voice, Unified Physical Education, Student Ambassador, and Renaissance. Out of School Activities: Madison is involved in Don’t Bully Us Pitbull Rescue, South Jersey Animal Rescue, and is a store clerk […]

County continues to offer Nutrition Program for seniors

WEST DEPTFORD — The Division of Senior Services and the Gloucester County Board of Commissioners continue to offer seniors hot, mid-day meals. A donation of $1.25 is accepted for each meal, however this is voluntary. There is no obligation to contribute, and no one is turned away.  View the monthly menus at <https://www.gloucestercountynj.gov/Archive.aspx?AMID=57>. Privacy and […]

It’s not too late to get your FREE Flu Shot

CLAYTON — The Gloucester County Department of Health is offering free flu clinics through the end of the year for all Gloucester County residents. If you are attending a flu clinic, please remember to wear a mask and practice social distancing. For updated information on the influenza virus, please visit: https://www.gloucestercountynj.gov/334/Influenza This year we will […]