Salem County

“Salem county is located in southwest New Jersey. Salem county has 331.90 square miles of land area and 40.43 square miles of water area. As of 2010, the total Salem county population is 66,083, which has grown 2.80% since 2000.” USA.com

PENNSVILLE TWP. — One woman was killed in a head-on crash Thursday night, police said. According to Pennsville Police Lt. Kirk Cooksey, the accident took place on North Hook Road near Lee Avenue around 9 p.m. and involved two vehicles. When the vehicles collided, one …

SALEM — Freeholders adopted a 2017 Salem County budget of $86.3 million Wednesday that hikes taxes higher and takes more from the surplus account than originally planned. There will be an increase in the county tax rate of approximately 7.5 cents per $100 of assessed …

On June 13 at DiPaolo’s Italian Ristorante in Penns Grove, the Exchange Club of Penns Grove presented its 2017 Scholar Athlete Awards. Each year, the Exchange Club recognizes an outstanding, senior male and female scholar athlete at Penns Grove, Pennsville and Woodstown High Schools. Recipients …

PENNS GROVE — Pre-kindergarten students at Lafayette-Pershing School had a great opportunity to visit local businesses this past school year. Each class took walking trips to Deeb’s Bread, Semple’s Cleaners, The Garden of Eden and Dunn’s Park. These trips were a fun way to connect …

Seventy-six residents delivered 7,180 pounds of Household Hazardous Wastes to the collection event that was held at the Solid Waste Facility on Saturday, June 17. “It was raining first thing in the morning, but the sky cleared up to be a humid, but nice day overall,” …

CARNEYS POINT TWP. — The SCC Bookmobile’s next living-history program features a program on Francis Scott Key on Friday, June 23 at 7 p.m. in partnership with American Historical Theatre. Francis Scott KeyCourtesy Wikipedia  Sponsored by the Friends of the SCC Bookmobile Library, this family-friendly, …

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