Deptford News

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.

Frank, Nilsen re-elected as fire commissioners

Incumbents George Frank and Joseph Nilsen were re-elected to serve on the Deptford Township Fire District’s Board of Commissioners on Feb. 16. Frank and Nilsen...

Deptford Rotary looking out for small businesses

The Deptford Rotary Club held a luncheon on Friday, Feb. 8 at Filomena’s Lakeview featuring Freeholder Heather Simmons as a guest speaker. Simmons took...

With new animal cruelty laws, Deptford Police doing its part to help man’s best...

On Feb. 1, three new animal cruelty laws went into effect concerning the safety of dogs and companion animals. To make sure residents are aware of and are following the new laws, the Deptford Township Police Department was one of many that sent officers to a recent series of classes at Gloucester County College to become certified humane law enforcement officers.
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