Updated Positive Test Results In The County

Sept. 25 NEW CASES: 45 COUNTY TOTAL: 4,533 As of Friday, September 25, 2020 Gloucester County has conducted 59,373 total tests. Of these cases, 54,840 have come back negative. POSITIVES: The 4489th case is a 65-year-old female from Monroe Twp. The 4490th case is a 21-year-old female from Mantua. The 4491st case is a 50-year-old […]

Gloucester County 2020 Flu Schedule

The Gloucester County Department of Health is preparing to provide county residents with no cost flu shots beginning Saturday, Oct. 10 This year, drive-thru clinics have been scheduled to accommodate those that have difficulty walking or standing in lines as well as a measure to promote social distancing during the COVID-19 pandemic. Clinics are scheduled […]

Flooding rains cause dam washout & road destruction

SEVERE road damage was sustained in the southern end of Woolwich Township after the area received up to eight inches of rain in about two hours on Aug. 7. Shown here is the complete wash out of a section of Oliphant Road spanning 50 to 75 feet. This was caused by the collapse of Porches […]

Bicyclist rescued from drained lake mud

What once was a beautiful lake on Oliphant Road in Woolwich Township before the Aug. 7 floods blew out its dam became a swampy quagmire that lured this cyclist into its sticky, swampy remains. Members of the Woolwich Fire Company were called to help free the cyclist that became stuck, bike and all. No reason […]

Logan Looking at Ways to Clear Trucks From Beckett Road

BRIDGEPORT — At their meeting on Aug. 18, the Logan Township Council discussed how to reduce large truck traffic from Beckett Road. An abundance of larger trucks in the area have made the road more dangerous for drivers and children who may play in the area. But recent ordinances that have been adopted regarding changing […]

Woolwich Discusses Its Recovery From Storm Damaged Roads

WOOLWICH TWP. — Sections of Woolwich Township received severe road damage after the community endured a series of storms in early August. During their meeting on Aug. 17, the Township Committee talked over ways the community can come back from substantial rainfall damage over a short period. Oliphant Mill Road suffered a dam washout. The […]

Kingsway Baseball Shows What Could Have Been in Last Dance Tourney

Last month we reported on the exploits of the Kingsway softball team, which had the opportunity to compete in a culminating tournament. Not to be outdone by their female counterparts, the Kingsway baseball team also participated recently in a tourney with resounding results. In 2019, Kingsway finished with a 15-8 record, winning the Tri-County Conference […]

LIBRARY NEWS

Welcome back to the library! We are now open and have missed you but please be mindful of social distancing and wear your mask when you come to visit. Programs are going to continue online on the library’s Facebook and YouTube pages.  You can check the calendar of event for more details at https://www.gcls.org/online-events Highlighted […]

(Due to the Covid-19 Crisis, please call the organization to verify if the meetings are cancelled or being held online.) AGED TO PERFECTION: If you are over 55 years of age and reside in Woolwich or Swedesboro join us. We are an active senior group enjoying common interests, games and outings. Meetings are held the […]