School Shooting Hoax, School Bus Accident Top Local News

Also this week in West Deptford, Eagles wrestlers earn great seeds for the upcoming tournament, a bank robber admits to a Woodbury job and say goodbye to the 'ugly' RiverWinds parking islands.

Threat to 'Shoot Up' School a Hoax by West Deptford Men: Police

Two former Highland Regional High School students who live in West Deptford have been charged with posting to Facebook a threat to "shoot up" the Blackwood school in what police have labeled a hoax.

Students Uninjured in West Deptford School Bus Accident

Two students and a school bus driver walked away uninjured from an accident Thursday, but the driver of the other car was transported to a local hospital for pain following the bus vs. car crash.

WDHS Wrestler Gets No. 1 Seed in Tournament

Rory Bonner is the No. 1 seed at 195 for the District 29 Wrestling Tournament; other wrestlers earned high seeds as well.

Woodbury Bank Robber Faces 20-Year Prison Term

A Paulsboro man already in prison on unrelated charges admitted Wednesday that he robbed a Woodbury bank in 2011 with an accomplice. 

Weatherman Tells WDHS Students the Skies Are Wide Open

Television meteorologist Chris Sowers, a Glassboro native, spoke to a freshman science class at the high school on Wednesday afternoon.

The Former Curves: What Should Go Here?

What do you think should occupy this empty lot in the CVS Plaza?

Parking Island Beautification Planned for RiverWinds

West Deptford residents who are tired of seeing dead shrubs, overgrown weeds, and a barren-looking landscape in the parking islands at the RiverWinds Community Center will be happy to hear that plans are in the works to refurbish them.

West Deptford Wing-Off Brings Out Saucy Competition [Video]

It was chemicals vs. pharmaceuticals, "The Hurricane" vs. "#1 Winger" in that most Delaware Valley of competitions—the chicken-wing showdown.

Accused Police K-9 Killer Indicted on Drug Charges

Skyler J. Robinson, who was accused of killing Gloucester Township Police K-9 Schultz in 2010, now faces unrelated drug charges in Gloucester County.

West Deptford Might Get Extra Funds for Background Checks

Youth organization volunteers who originally had to pay for their own required background checks may have still have a glimmer of hope.

Oakview First-Graders Have Fun with Math on 100th Day

Oakview Elementary School's first-graders made the 100th day of school unlike any of the previous 99.

Fugitives on Gloucester County's Most Wanted List Captured

Bagging seven fugitives in just the last three weeks, the Gloucester County Sheriff’s Department announced the apprehension of No. 3 and 4 on Sheriff Carmel Morina's most wanted list.

These are just a few of the many stories West Deptford Patch brought you this week. Scroll through our news archive for the full list.

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