Welcome to the Borough of Stratford

Borough of Stratford has a population of 7,040 in 1.59 square miles in the County of Camden,
State of New Jersey,(Census Bureau 2010) founded in 1889 and incorporated by the State Legislators in 1925.

The Borough is bordered by the Borough of Hi-Nella on the north and Gloucester Township on the north and east, the Borough of Somerdale an0d the Borough of Lindenwold is to the west, and the Borough of Laurel Springs and the Borough of Lindenwold to the south.

Recreational facilities include five parks, play fields and playgrounds. There are various charitable, non-profit organizations such as Stratford Athletic Organization, Tar-Kill (Soccer), Summer Programs, Sterling Youth Athletic Association, the Sterling Kiwanis, and the William Kenney Memorial VFW Post.

The Borough of Stratford is governed under a Mayor-Council form of government. The Council consists of six (6) members elected at large for three year terms. The Mayor is elected to a four year term. The Municipal elections are held on the Tuesday next after the first Monday in November.

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Dear Residents and Business Owners,

I would like to take this time to post a memo from Police Chief Ronald Morello related to our fine police department.

It deserves repeating that all our police deserve a thanks for their work.  If you see any of our officers please acknowledge their service to Stratford!

Open Letter to the Residents of Stratford [Letter]

Your Proud Mayor,
Josh Keenan

Blood Drive

Magnolia Ambulance & Fire Company
American Red Cross Blood Drive

Saturday, July 16, 2016
10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Magnolia Fire Company · Fire Hall
116 W Evesham Avenue, Magnolia, NJ

MAKE YOUR APPOINTMENT TODAY: CLICK HERE

Or visit www.redcrossblood.org and use Sponsor Code: Magnolia Fire Company
Cross work impacts lives every day: Real impact. Saving lives.
· 190 times a day we help a family affected by a disaster.
· 5,600 times a day someone receives a Red Cross unit of blood.
· 1,000 times a day we provide services to military members, veterans and their families

Watch Emily's Story [Video]

Library Summer Activities

Please see the attached for the summer activities being offered by the Stratford Library.  Fun for all! Any questions please contact the Library 856-783-0602. Stratford Lidrary website link [website]

Summer Calendar: [view]
Summer Activities: [view]

MORE Fun at the Library!

The Library is hosting a program on Solar Energy by Augustine Conte, Mr. Sunshine Himself!  On Wednesday, July 20 at 1pm come by for a glimpse into the world of Solar Energy.  What is it?  How does it function?  What does solar energy mean for you today?  How will it affect communities in the future?  Mr. Conte, who brings a wealth of experience in Environmental Protection & Renewable Energy, will answer these and other questions as he gives you an authoritative overview of this timely issue.  The program is FREE but please pre-register at the circulation desk or by calling 783-0602.

Crime Prevention Alert

The Stratford Police Department is investigating a rash of thefts occurring from unlocked vehicles. All thefts have occurred in Old Stratford during overnight hours. Residents are reminded to keep your car doors locked and to ensure valuables are out of public view. Please be aware of any suspicious person prowling the streets and we ask that you call 911 if you see anything out of the ordinary. Confidential crime tips can be emailed to: tips@stratfordpd.org