Library awarded grant to assist adult learners improve literacy
August 22, 2019  (Logan Twp, NJ) – The Logan Township Branch of the Gloucester County Library System (GCLS) has been awarded a grant of $2,000 from the New Jersey State Library for the purchase of library material to support adult learners who seek to improve their literacy skills in a variety of areas.
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Free Kids Fishing Contest on September 7
August 21, 2019  (Clayton,NJ) - Gloucester County Freeholder Director Robert M. Damminger and FreeholderJim Lavender announced that the 35th Annual free Kids FishingContest will take place on Saturday, Sept. 7 at Scotland Run Park in Clayton.
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Eighteen cats and four dogs adopted out in one day
August 19, 2019  (Clayton, NJ) – Eighteen cats and four dogs found new forever homes this past Saturday, Aug. 17, when the Gloucester County Animal Shelter (GCAS) participated in the fourth annual Clear the Shelters event and waived adoption fees on all animals in the shelter.

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Rabies Advisory –Reminder to vaccinate your pets
August 16, 2019  (Woolwich Township, NJ) – Residents should be aware that a raccoon found in the vicinity of Messina Drive in Woolwich Township, on August 9, 2019 has tested positive for rabies. There were no human exposures however; one dog was exposed to the raccoon.  Rabies is a deadly disease caused by a virus in the saliva of infected animals.  Post exposure treatment is needed immediately, as if left untreated can cause death. 
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Ice Cream Day at Whitall House this Sunday
August 15, 2019  (National Park, NJ) - Did you know that colonial Americans enjoyed ice cream too? The Gloucester County Board of Chosen Freeholders invites residents of all ages to a Heritage Sunday event that delves into the history of ice cream and how the Whitall House functioned during the hot months of summer. Enjoy tours of the Whitall House, demonstrations and family friendly activities.
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Annual Patriot Day Ceremony scheduled for September 11
August 14, 2019  (Mantua, NJ) – The Annual Gloucester County Patriot Day Ceremony will take place on Wednesday, Sept. 11 at 8:30 a.m. at the 9/11 Memorial at the Place of Reflection, inside Chestnut Branch Park on Main St. in Mantua.  The ceremony is open to the public and is about an hour long.
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