On behalf of the Borough of Swedesboro we would like to offer our sincere condolences to the family of Paul Eastlack who passed away this week. Paul was a leader of Boy Scout Troop 13 for over 35 years and had a positive impact on countless young people in our community. Paul also was a positive force in our community as a leader of the Kiwanis Club of Swedesboro.
As my next door neighbor for over 30 years I knew Paul as a person who cared deeply about his family and the Swedesboro community. I could not have had better neighbors than Paul and Carole. He was always a true gentleman and although he was a man of few words I enjoyed many conversations with him over the years.
Paul Eastlack is a perfect example of a person who dedicated many, many hours to his community without ever seeking attention or notoriety. He is another member of the Greatest Generation who set an example for others to follow. We thank him for his service to Swedesboro.
In honor of his many years of community service in Swedesboro we will lower the Borough Flags to half staff in honor of Paul Eastlack on Sunday and Monday.
Paul Eastlack Obituary
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Dear Residents of Swedesboro,
The Borough is taking measures to prepare for Hurricane Sandy and working with Local, County and State Emergency Coordinators to coordinate Plans and resources. Lake Narraticon has been lowered to accommodate the expected storm surge. Mayor Fromm will join a conference call with Governor Christie and his Cabinet this morning and a meeting of all Local Emergency Response Organizations will take place on Sunday Evening. Please print out all of the storm preparedness information posted on our website prior to the storm’s arrival, as the chance of losing electric service is high. We will do our best to keep you informed and provide up to date information as it becomes available.
Please note that all schools in the Swedesboro-Woolwich and Kingsway Regional school districts are CLOSED Monday, October 29 and Tuesday, October 30 in anticipation of the approaching storm.
Additionally, Halloween Trick or Treating in the borough has been postponed until Monday, November 5th (3pm – 8pm).
As your water service provider we would like to provide you information in regards to Fire Protection while our Water Tower is undergoing a complete rehabilitation. During this project the Borough’s water storage capacity is significantly below normal levels. In anticipation of this reduced storage capacity during the renovation project, the Borough and the Woolwich Fire Company implemented an action plan to provide fire service without jeopardizing the drinking water supply for the Borough’s customers. Through increasing available water trucks in conjunction with existing mutual aid agreements with neighboring fire companies, the Woolwich Fire Chief and County Fire Marshal have assured us that fire protection service will not be negatively impacted.