Glassboro’s birth can be traced to when Solomon Stanger bought land in 1779 to launch a glass factory. As its name indicates, Glassboro was once a town linked to the profitable glassworks business, but its existence pre-dates that of Millville’s legacy in the field.Read More
"He has a heart of gold," Ronnie says. "He actually started out needing a service dog for himself. Going through the process of trying to get himself a dog, he realized how much money it was going to cost … it just kind of spiraled into Paws Healing Heroes."
Paws Healing Heroes rescues dogs, supplies the necessary training and certificates and gives them to veterans in need, completely free of charge.Read More
A huge party in Glassboro, Gloucester County tonight as people celebrate the holiday season,Read More
"We are thrilled to move the car show into downtown Glassboro, which will allow us to evolve (it) into a larger festival experience for car enthusiasts," said Councilman Andrew Halter."The new location gives us the flexibility and space to do everything the show's fans are asking for and to show off the redeveloped downtown Glassboro with all of our new businesses and stunning Town Square."
Many of the events tried and tested features of the show will remain, including the judged competition with trophies awarded and the show's "Concours d' Elegance" up-close display of classic and historic vehicles from all eras.
The show's newest features are exotic cars, a giant slot car racing track, local celebrities cars and designer-wrapped vehicles to show the modern technological advances in the automotive industry.Read More
A good technician never underestimates what is under the hood since appearances can be deceiving — just ask Amanda Mutarelli, a student in Rowan College at Gloucester County's (RCGC) Automotive Technology program. With her dramatic eye makeup and colorful tattoos, this skilled technician knows firsthand how deceptive appearances can be.
Mutarelli, of Glassboro, finds it amusing that she does not fit the stereotypical image of an auto technician. A self-described "girly girl with a passion for cars," she is most content when working in a garage surrounded by tools. Although being a female in a mostly male dominated profession can have its drawbacks, Mutarelli isn't one to back away from a career that gets her motor racing.Read More
All that glitters is not gold. In Glassboro this weekend, it's definitely glass — and bronze, and some rock 'n' roll glitter. The Borough of Glass Festival: ArtWalk & Night Market is a celebration of regional pride, with a focus on the region's history of glassmaking.Read More
On Sunday, April 22nd, more than 1,600 student volunteers from Rowan put on their gardening gloves, picked up their shovels, and set out into the Glassboro community for the annual Back to the Boro event.
Volunteers spent the day helping residents throughout the area with various projects to spruce up yards.
Officials say the event is a great way for students to give back and builds a stronger sense of community among all the people that call Glassboro home.Read More
Without glass, the world would be unrecognizable. It’s in the eyeglasses on your face, the lightbulbs in your room, and the windows that let you see outsideRead More