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County residents urged to take advantage of free rabies clinics after rabid skunk is...

All pet owners are urged to check the vaccination status of their pets. Avoiding wild animals and keeping your distance from stray dogs and cats.

Gloucester County Food Drive brings in more than 11,500 meals

More than 50 local organizations as well as community members collected a total of 17,287 pounds of food for the Food Bank of South Jersey. The poundage equates to 11,525 meals. In addition, approximately 300 pounds of pet food was donated, which will be distributed through a local food pantry to help food-insecure families to feed their pets.

How the Mayor Stole Storytime

Deptford Township Mayor Paul Medany read a collection of Dr. Seuss books to toddlers in celebration of “Read Across America.”

Pancoast sworn in as new Chief of Police

A Deptford Township Police Department veteran of 25 years, Pancoast replaces the recently retired William Hanstein.

Rabies alert: Gloucester County woman bitten by raccoon this morning

Residents should be cautious of a raccoon that could possibly be rabid on the dirt path located behind the homes on DuBois Avenue, Clayton. ...

Under the Sea: Deptford brings “Little Mermaid” to the stage this week

A half hour or so before 10 teenagers would rely on it to keep them, ahem, afloat, the main piece at the center of...

Board assigns coaches, volunteers for girls spring track

By KRYSTAL NURSE The Sun The Deptford Township Board of Education re-assigned a longtime outdoor track coach prior to the start of the spring season. Walter “Sonny”...

Gloucester County celebrates National Consumer Protection Week

In honor of National Consumer Protection Week, March 3 through 9, the Gloucester County Board of Chosen Freeholders, the Gloucester County Office of Consumer...

Of love and loss: local author celebrates “On Purpose”

Deptford’s Julie Watson-Daly had endured just about every hardship a young adult can imagine. Her therapy has come through her writing and she’s hoping to pay it forward with her new poetry book.

Deptford Police Chief retiring this week

William Hanstein, a 32-year veteran of the Deptford Township Police Department, is handing the reins to Kevin Pancoast on March 1.
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