Week in Review: Teen Stripper Charges, Stabbing Suspect Caught

These stories topped the news this week in West Deptford. Make sure you read them all.

Bar License Yanked for Allegedly Serving Teen Stripper Booze

A National Park bar’s managers are in hot water with the state.

After a Woodbury woman is fatally stabbed in her apartment, police zero in on a suspect who they alleged had a revenge motive against Ramona Johnstone.

Deck the House Finalists in It for the Kids

Meet the Covoleskys—they’re nationwide finalists in Patch’s Deck the House contest, which suits them fine because they put up lights for the enjoyment of the town’s kids. That labor of love could win West Deptford schools $100,000.

Lack of Planning Board Meetings Signals Stagnant Economic Growth

Is West Deptford not doing enough to promote itself as a business destination, or is it a victim of the poor economy? Either way, economic development is stagnant.

CT School Shooting Victim’s Daughter: ‘She Taught Me How to Be Compassionate’

The Sherlach family laid Mary Sherlach, Sandy Hook Elementary School psychologist, to rest this week. Her daughter, who lives in Deptford, remembers her mom.

Crime Dropped in West Deptford in 2011

The township saw another drop in crime last year, with violent and nonviolent offenses down almost across the board.

The mayor said the vote for raises is “bleeding” West Deptford. What do you think?

WD Schools See Security Changes After Newtown Shooting

Minor changes at West Deptford schools pump up security measures in the wake of the Newtown, CT, school shooting.

Big Games Upcoming for West Deptford's Winter Teams

Check out the schedules for West Deptford High School’s winter sports teams and get ready to cheer on the Eagles.

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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