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 and 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.
Borough Monthly Calendar Dates for October 2014
|September 2014||November 2014|
|October 1 (Wednesday)|
Library Board of Trustees Meeting at Library
Shade Tree Commission Meeting at Borough Hall
|October 9 (Thursday)|
Historic Preservation Commission Meeting at Quaker Store
|October 14 (Tuesday)|
|October 16 (Thursday)|
|October 21 (Tuesday)|
Parks & Recreation Committee Meeting at Borough Hall
|October 23 (Thursday)|
Joint Land Board Meeting at Justice Facility
|October 29 (Thursday)|
Borough Cleanup Weeks
5th and 19th
|Last Chipping Week||
Borough Announcements, eNews and Upcoming Events
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Bald Eagle sighting
This mature female bald eagle was recently spotted in a tree in Old Stratford. Several residents reported seeing the eagle during this past summer. We could only hope that she would start a family and call Stratford home. [Pictures]
Saturday, October 25 at noon is the 2014 Halloween Parade.
It will begin at the Laurel Mills Shopping Center and will end at the Yellin School parking lot. This event takes place rain or shine. In the event of rain the event will not begin at the shopping center and will be held inside the Yellin School.
There are 5 catagories - Most Horrible, Most Original, Fancy, Comical, and Group/Family. Prizes will be awarded, andy and refreshments for all.
This is a FREE event. Come out and participate.
The Fall edition of the Stratford Times is now online. You can view the Times by clicking on the Times picture or the link located on the main menu. Last update 9/30/14