Master Plan zoning changes getting ready for approval

WOOLWICH TWP. — Woolwich Township is in the process of approving a new Master Plan for the township zoning. Major changes in zoning will take place along Route 322 and on Oldmans Creek Road. The major change will come in the Oldmans Creek/Auburn Road area where a developer has applied to the township to construct […]

Walter Hill School Marks 100 Years with Student and Community Events

The 2022-2023 school year marks the centennial of Swedesboro’s Walter Hill School, and preparations for this exciting milestone have already begun. The school, located on Kings Highway, is now home to all sixth-graders residing in Swedesboro and Woolwich Township. The Walter High School first opened in 1922 as Swedesboro High School, and its first class […]

Woolwich’s grant money to go towards roads and park path

WOOLWICH TWP. – In the Woolwich Township Committee’s pursuit of improving infrastructure within its borders, the committee announced at their Dec. 19 meeting that the township has received two municipal aid grants from the New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT). These grants are specifically meant to be utilized for phase three of the High Hill […]

Passmore a dancer in holiday Apple TV movie, “Spirited”

Robin Passmore, owner of passMORE DANCE, can be seen tap dancing in the newly released movie, “Spirited,” starring Ryan Reynolds, Will Ferrell and Octavia Spencer.  “Spirited” is a modern day musical rendition of “Christmas Carol,” and is playing in select theaters and streaming on Apple TV.  Robin was honored for this opportunity to work with […]


Anthony Rice, son of Persis Rice of Woolwich Township. School Activities:  School Activities (for all four years of high school, including this year) – Mock Trial; Defense Lawyer, New Jersey State Bar Foundation Vincent J. Apruzzese Mock Trial Competition: Wrote opening statement, direct and cross exams as lead defense lawyer. County Finalist in NJSBF Mock […]

Kingsway’s Business Leadership Academy

This year, Kingsway’s Business Leadership Academy (BLA) is expanding their club “DECA” into their local communities. Led by senior president, Aliviyah Mateo, the purpose of DECA is to help introduce students to competition in the business world. Kingsway’s chapter of DECA includes 115 students. DECA stands for Distributive Education Clubs of America, and it is […]

Martinez ~ Carlton

MR. & MRS. ANTHONY and SHELBY CARLTON Mr. & Mrs. Bennett Carlton and Mr. Rafael Martinez and Suzanne Pike are pleased to announce the marriage of Anthony Martinez and Shelby Carlton on Friday, Sept. 23, 2022, at the Christ Episcopal Church in Millville, NJ. Members of the wedding party were Maid of Honor, Lia Morris; […]

Join Parks & Rec Mail List for Updated Information

WOOLWICH TWP. — The Swedesboro-Woolwich Parks & Recreation Committee has recently canceled two events (Family Bingo and Paint Classes) due to low or no sign-ups for attendees. Our main form of communication with residents is Facebook. We think many people are not using Facebook any longer. For this reason, the Committee will send out monthly […]

The Best Place to Celebrate Dr. King

SWEDESBORO — Swedesboro is hosting the area’s best MLK Day program on Monday, Jan. 16, 2023 at 1 p.m. at the Margaret Clifford Elementary School, 601 Auburn Ave. The events include an inspirational program, art and essay contests, and Community Service Awards. This highly acclaimed program is returning after a three-year hiatus due to the […]

Spaghetti Dinner for New Food Pantry, Feb. 4

CLARKSBORO — St. Peter’s Episcopal Church in Clarksboro is hosting their first ever Spaghetti Dinner on Saturday, Feb. 4 from 4 to 7 p.m. This is a family friendly dinner offering food that kids like with family friendly prices. We will not be serving you “gravy” from a jar or meatballs from the freezer section. […]