Gloucester County

“Gloucester county is located in southwest New Jersey. Gloucester county has 322.00 square miles of land area and 15.17 square miles of water area. As of 2010, the total Gloucester county population is 288,288, which has grown 13.20% since 2000.” USA.com

WASHINGTON TWP. — The Washington Township community gathered for old-fashioned crowd-pleasing event — Super Saturday. Members of the community made their way to Washington Lake Park’s Amphitheater for the annual Super Saturday event from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.. The event kept people entertained with …

Sgt. Danielle Lorusso of the Gloucester County Prosecutor’s Office (GCPO) has received the 2017 New Jersey Women in Law Enforcement (NJWLE) Abigail Powlett Police Officer of the Year. This is the first time New Jersey Women in Law Enforcement organization presented the annual award in …

MONROE TWP. — Each year Gloucester County Freeholders, staff from the Gloucester County Office of Veterans Affairs, and volunteers mark the beginning of Memorial Day by placing a small U.S. Flag at each gravesite at the Gloucester County Veterans Memorial Cemetery. Anyone wishing to volunteer …

MANTUA TWP. — The township held its annual “Bark in the Park” dog parade on Sunday at Chestnut Branch Park. Area residents were invited to bring their dogs to take part in the festivities. The theme of this year’s celebration was support for Mantua Township Police Department’s …

Here is this week’s collection of some of the dogs and cats in need of adoption in northern and central New Jersey. We are now accepting dogs and cats to appear in the gallery from nonprofit shelters and rescues in all of New Jersey’s 21 …

By Lorraine Kiefer It is nice to have dependable perennials that come up every year, But I need annuals. Annuals are the brightest, most colorful, faithfully blooming plants there are. They live from frost to frost and usually keep blooming all of the time. I …

GLASSBORO — Students from Glassboro High School celebrated their 2017 prom on Friday night. NJ Advance Media was there to capture images of some of the students as they arrived for the celebration. Check back at nj.com/southjerseyproms for other local high school prom coverage from schools …

The Friends of Tall Pines State Preserve invite the public to join in celebrating National Trails Day at Tall Pines State Preserve, New Jersey’s newest and Gloucester County’s first state park. Events scheduled for June 3 at Tall Pine State Preserve, 1705 Woodbury-Glassboro Road in …

WOOLWICH TWP. — A farm that could have been replaced by 23 homes will now be preserved following approval by the county freeholder board to assist in purchasing the development rights easement for the site. Woolwich Investors, LLC, which owns the 36-acre property, applied for preservation …

ATLANTIC CITY — Gloucester County’s Freeholder Heather Simmons, who serves as the president to the New Jersey Association of Counties (NJAC), led the organization’s annual conference in Atlantic City last week, May 10-12. All 21 of New Jersey’s counties participate in NJAC.  During the conference …

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