Thursday, November 29, 2012
Blackwood Fire Co.'s 25th annual Christmas parade starts at 6 p.m.
The Black Horse Pike in Blackwood promises to be bubbling with the holiday spirit this Saturday, as the 25th annual Blackwood Fire Co. Christmas Parade rolls through town. The parade, dubbed "The Music and Magic of Christmas," is scheduled to begin at 6 p.m. The parade begins at Davistown Road and ends at Church Street. It is supposed to last about an hour. Following the parade, the star of the event, Santa Claus, will be present for an open house at Blackwood Fire Co.'s Central Avenue hall. The open house is scheduled to run till 9 p.m. Mainstage Center for the Arts' Harmony and Encore show choirs are slated to perform in the Academy Hall parking lot beginning at 5:15 p.m. to entertain the gathering crowd until the parade gets underway. …
Thursday, December 1, 2011
Gloucester Township Patch has picked six weekend events those of all ages can enjoy.
Gloucester Township Patch has picked the best holiday happenings for this upcoming weekend. Even if you don't celebrate the holidays, you can come out and visit one of the township high school's craft fair, feast at an amazing brunch spread or take the kids to the Garden State Discovery Museum. For those of you who embrace the holidays, make sure to see Santa, Mrs. Claus, Scrooge: The Musical and scenes from the Nutcracker at the events listed below. 'Tis the season to have lots of local fun! Scrooge: The Musical Highland High School Craft Fair Blackwood Fire Co. Parade South Jersey's Got Talent Dickens Holiday Feast Treccia Salon & Spa Annual Holiday Open House
Tuesday, November 29, 2011
The watchdog group put aside political differences to support the mayor's Toys for Tots drive.
Mayor David Mayer typically doesn't like what South Jersey Citizens (SJC) members bring to Township Council meetings. The conservative watchdog group is known to bring criticism, as its members and Mayer, a Democrat, and Council members often find themselves at odds on the best courses of action for the township to take. On Monday, the mayor and SJC leadership put aside their political differences and found themselves shaking hands and posing together for a photograph in the name of bringing smiles to needy children's faces. SJC Executive Director Tom Crone, SJC political director Joshua Berry and his girlfriend, SJC membership director Beth Holzman, and Holzman's daughter, Fiona Gallagher, delivered a wagon-load of toys for the annual …