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

SALEM — A fire of undetermined origin destroyed a barn in a Salem City neighborhood Tuesday afternoon, officials said. Firefighters were called to the blaze at 1:12 p.m., according to Washington Fire Co. Battalion Chief Ken Gralley. The barn was located behind a house on Walnut …

The SCC Bookmobile’s next living-history program features “Walt Whitman: The good grey poet” on Friday, April 28 at 7 p.m. in partnership with American Historical Theatre. David S. Taylor will portray Walt Whitman at the next SCC Bookmobile living-history event. Photo provided  Sponsored by the …

Woodstown School District’s GRO (Generations Reaching Out) will hold a special showing of “Peter Panic” by the Woodstown Middle School Drama Club on Wednesday, April 19, beginning at 12:15 p.m. at the Woodstown High School. This show is free for senior citizens; but is open to anyone …

Internationally acclaimed Romanian-born cellist, Geroge Atanasiu will lead the Pennsylvania Young Performers Orchestra (PYPO) in a Music Around the County concert on Sunday, April 23 at 3 p.m. in the Davidow Auditorium at Salem Community College. Atanasiu also serves as the PYPO’s artistic director and is …

It’s too simple to dismiss some blowback against the New Jersey bail changes that took effect Jan. 1 as a “Willie Horton” moment. Willie Horton is the Massachusetts convict that associates of Republican George H.W. Bush so effectively used to derail Democrat Michael Dukakis’ 1988 presidential bid. …

LOWER ALLOWAYS CREEK TWP. — A man has been jailed on charges of criminal sexual contact with a Salem County teenager, authorities say. Francis A. Pratta has been charged with aggravated criminal sexual contact with a teenager, authorities say. (Salem County Correctional Facility)  Francis A. …

Arts in Bloom will hold a gathering of Salem County artists to preview the 9th annual Arts In Bloom Tour on Wednesday, April 26 at 7 p.m. in the Salem Friends Meeting House Annex, East Broadway and Walnut in Salem. All are welcome to this …

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