Gloucester County 4-H members capture championship awards at NJ State 4-H Horse Show

LOGAN TWP. — Gloucester County 4-H horse club members competed August 25 to 27 in the NJ 4-H State 4-H Championship Horse Show held at the DREAM Park of Gloucester County in Logan Township. Gloucester County captured Grand Champion in the English division and Grand Champion in the Dressage Division. The following 4-H members represented […]

Still no decision on Oldman’s Creek warehouse

WOOLWICH TWP. — The Woolwich TownshipJoint Land Use Board met on Aug. 3 to continue their public hearing on the application from Oldman’s Creek Holding LLC to construct a large warehouse on Auburn Road and Oldman’s Creek Road. No action again was taken on the application. The warehouse would be built in close proximity to […]

Woolwich Fire Company Celebrates 125th Anniversary

It all began with a fast-moving fire just off Kings Highway in Swedesboro. “The fire spread so rapidly that nothing could be done to save Ford’s hall, the residence of Kate Gill, and the shoe shop of James Makelva,” reads the historical record. Groups of onlookers quickly formed a bucket brigade in an attempt to […]

Swedesboro Woolwich Day, Sept. 30

SWEDESBORO — Swedesboro Woolwich Day: A Celebration of Community will be held on Sept. 30. The day is more than just a downtown festival. It’s a chance for the community to come together and celebrate all that we have to offer. It’s a day for families to make memories, for friends to reconnect, and for […]


SWEDESBORO — Bethesda United Methodist Church will be holding a Chicken Barbecue Fundraiser on Sunday, Oct. 8 from 12 to 2 p.m. Dinners will cost $20 per ticket and will consist of a half side of Rode’s barbecue chicken along with two sides and a roll. Dinners can be picked up or eaten at the […]

Large residential unit development approved in Woolwich

WOOLWICH TWP. — Woolwich Township’s Joint Land Use Board approved the Kings Landing Redevelopment Plan during a hearing held on Aug. 17.  The residential development located on Kingsway and Asbury Station Road calls for a build-out of 1,065 residential units. Of the planned 1,065 units, 368 are age-restricted and 90 are affordable housing units. The […]

September is Prostate Awareness Month

At their Aug. 2 meeting, the Gloucester County Board of Commissioners issued a proclamation designating September as Prostate Cancer Awareness Month in Gloucester County. This year, 288,300 men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer and about 34,700 will die from the disease. One in eight men are diagnosed with prostate cancer in their lifetime. African […]

Time for some spicy appetizers

It’s football season! Time to gather some snacks and sit and watch the games. My favorite football snacks include hot peppers. Apparently so do many others. At our booth at an area farmers market, we sell hot peppers from summer through fall. Other than the occasional jalapeno and shishito bought through the summer, hot pepper […]

Synagogue Welcomes Visitors to Open House, High Holidays

SEWELL — Congregation B’nai Tikvah Beth Israel in Sewell is welcoming visitors to an Open House Shabbat Service on Friday, Sept. 8 at 7 p.m. Come meet Rabbi Rachel and members of the congregation as we usher in the Sabbath, followed by refreshments in our social hall. The synagogue also will host High Holiday services […]