Ramp Closures on I-295, 130 to Begin Thursday Night into Friday

June 9, 2022

BORDENTOWN, NJ — Several highway ramps in Bordentown will be closed starting at 8PM Thursday night continuing through 6AM Friday morning, according to an e-mail sent out by the Bordentown Township Police Department (BTPD) through the Nixle system. 

The New Jersey Department of Transportation informed the BTPD that the below ramps will be closed for milling and paving ...

TRAFFIC ALERT: All Lanes Closed on I-195 Due to Overturned Tractor Trailer

HAMILTON, NJ-- All lanes of Route I-195 were closed early Thursday morning due to an overturned tractor trailer according to the New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT).

The accident occurred east of exit 3 in Hamilton on 1-195 with the NJDOT first urging motorists to plan an alternative route away from the eastbound lanes just after 8:00a.m.  

By 8:15a.m., the agency ...

Upcoming Events


Sat, July 2, 4:00 PM

Joseph Lawrence Park, Bordentown Township

Bordentown Independence Day Fireworks Celebration


Sun, July 3, 9:00 AM

Carslake Community Center, Bordentown City

Bordentown Farmer's Market


Sun, July 10, 9:00 AM

Carslake Community Center, Bordentown City

Bordentown Farmer's Market

Back-to-School Sales Tax Holiday Proposed by Governor, Leading Lawmakers

June 23, 2022

RED BANK, NJ — While summer break has just started for most students, Governor Phil Murphy and state lawmakers are looking ahead to the beginning of the next school year by pushing for a "Back-to-School" Sales Tax holiday that they touted Wednesday morning as a way to ease the financial burden of student supplies.

Murphy, along with Senate President Nick Scutari ...

Gas Prices in New Jersey Top $5 a Gallon for First Time

NEW JERSEY — For the first time ever, the average price of a gallon of unleaded gas in New Jersey is over $5. AAA says drivers are paying $5.01 on Tuesday, June 7, 2022. That's up 3 cents from yesterday and nearly $2 from this time last year.

AAA says the rising cost of oil and high demand for gas is keeping the prices at the pump high.

“People are still fueling up, despite ...

Township to Host Red Cross Blood Drive at Elks Lodge

June 28, 2022

BORDENTOWN TOWNSHIP, NJ — Bordentown Township will be holding a Red Cross blood drive this week, and donors will not only be saving a life, but they'll also come away with a token of appreciation for their generous donations. 

The blood drive is taking place on Thursday, June 30 from 2PM to 7PM at the Bordentown Elks Lodge #2085 located at 11 Amboy Road.

Donors who ...

Trinity's Table Offers Meals to Those in Need on Tuesday Nights

BORDENTOWN CITY, NJ — Trinity United Methodist Church (TUMC) is continuing to offer a free meal to anyone in need of some assistance every week in Bordentown City.

Trinity's Table, a ministry of TUMC, prepares hot meals every Tuesday from 5PM to 6PM at the Church, located at 339 Farnsworth Avenue, for anyone who may need it. 

Have dinner at the ...

Bordentown City Cats Kittens of the Week: Scarecrow & Peekaboo!

June 27, 2022

BORDENTOWN CITY, NJ — TAPinto Bordentown is excited to be spotlighting kittens and cats that are up for adoption through Bordentown City Cats. 

This week's featured cats are Scarecrow and Peekaboo!

Scarecrow (with a triangle on her nose) and Peekaboo (with one dark patch over one eye) are two kittens left from their litter who are looking for homes. Born ...

Freshpet Home Cooked Chicken Recipe Dog Food Recalled Due to Potential Contamination

A single lot of Freshpet Select Fresh From the Kitchen Home Cooked Chicken Recipe has been recalled due to potential contamination, announced Freshpet Inc.  The product, with a sell date of 10/29/22, has been recalled due to the potential contamination with Salmonella.

The recalled product is:


Take Our 2022 Reader Survey: We Want to Hear From You

June 26, 2022

Local news is more important than ever.  To fulfill our mission of providing our readers with objective, daily, local news, we’re conducting a survey on what our readers think about TAPinto and how they engage with the news.  We invite you to take our 2022 Reader Survey.   

Your feedback is important to us and helps us improve the quality of your reader ...

Viking Pest Control, Local Exterminator Offers Discount On Award-Winning Mosquito, Tick and Spotted Lanternfly Services

Viking Pest Control (Viking Pest), an award-winning pest control company based in Basking Ridge, N.J., was rated top 10 in the country for pest control and top 5 for mosquito and termite service by Forbes Home, and best in the country for sustainability by The Spruce. In celebration of this recognition, Viking Pest is offering new customers a $50 discount on all services.

In addition to the ...

2022 General Election Policies

The following are marketing options available to all candidates for the 2022 General Election.  To discuss marketing on TAPinto, please contact your local TAPinto site owner/publisher or click here. 

Site Advertising:

Leaderboard (728 x 90 pixels desktop, 300 x 50 pixels mobile):  $600 per month or $250 per week per TAPinto site

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Can Lame Ducks Still Fly?

TRENTON, NJ — Things have never looked better for the Democrats who rule Trenton these days. Flush with federal cash. Democratic majorities in the Assembly and Senate. A Governor re-elected as a Democrat last November for the first time in four decades. 

It’s a real bubbly bonhomie in the state’s capital as they tie up the last loose strings of the state’s $50 ...

The “Six Triple Eight” was the Only All-Black Unit from the Women’s Army Corps to Serve Overseas During WW2

June 19, 2022

During the first World War Ralph Lindsey, my great-grandfather, kept a journal of his service on the front. He wrote about the front, his travels, his wounds, but the thing that came up most often – the mail. Fast-forward 100 years. Even in the digital age there is something uniquely personal about a written letter – it creates a connection that digital communications simply cannot ...

New Jersey Business & Industry Association President Optimistic About the Future, Says Current Business Climate 'Frustrating'

June 29, 2022

TRENTON, NJ — When thinking of the future for businesses in New Jersey, Michele Siekerka is confident and hopeful.

"I’m always a glass half full person and very optimistic," Siekerka, the President and CEO of the New Jersey Business and Industry Association (NJBIA) said. "I believe for every challenge there’s an opportunity.  It depends on how we ...

New Jersey Chamber of Commerce President & CEO Says This Is 'As Big a Week as We've Had in a Long Time'

TRENTON, NJ — It's a big week for Tom Bracken and the New Jersey Chamber of Commerce.

"This is a week that's been building since the beginning of COVID," Bracken, the organization's President and CEO said. "This is the week where we'll know what kind of resources will be allocated to really helping what's broken."

New Jersey's state budget ...

Veteran Journalist James McQueeny Joins TAPinto as News Around New Jersey Managing Editor and Columnist

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ — TAPinto is announcing veteran New Jersey journalist James McQueeny is joining TAPinto as News Around New Jersey Managing Editor and Columnist.

"We are thrilled to welcome veteran journalist and public policy analyst James McQueeny to the TAPinto family. Jim brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to TAPinto," TAPinto Founder and CEO ...

VIDEO: Stevens Student Recognized by NASA, Police Department Celebrates 138 Years, Union County College Renamed and 6th Graders L.E.A.D.

June 29, 2022

NEW JERSEY - A Stevens Institute of Technology student is recognized by NASA. Plus, a police department celebrates 138 years. And, Union County College gets a new name. Also, 6th graders graduate from the L.E.A.D. program. 

TAPinto's Kristina Behr has today's Now in New Jersey, Powered by TAPinto, brought to you by Lakeland Bank and Bag Up ...

VIDEO: Teen Police Chief, First Aid Squad Finishes Training, Balloons for a Cause and Biking for a Birthday

NEW JERSEY - A teen becomes a police chief for a day. Plus, a first aid squad finishes extrication training. And, a ballon professional gets a special task. Also, a Councilman puts the pedal to the metal for his birthday. 

TAPinto's Kristina Behr has today's Now in New Jersey, Powered by TAPinto, brought to you by Lakeland Bank and Bag Up NJ. 

Now ...

VIDEO: Museum Gets Restoration Money, Town Staple Set to Close, Student Scholarships and Lemonade Stand for Charity

NEW JERSEY - A museum with ties to George Washington gets federal funding for restoration. Also, a town staple is set to close its doors after 10 years. Plus, a town awards scholarships to students and a 4-year-old runs a lemonade stand for charity.

TAPinto's Kristina Behr has today's Now in New Jersey, Powered by TAPinto, brought to you by Lakeland ...

The Value of Deep Listening: 5 Tips to Hone Your Skills

Recently I attended the funeral of a dear man from my writing group. I knew Bob as someone who was passionate about specific moments in history. His most recent book about the Revolutionary War, would amaze us with the voices of young minutemen recounting battles from their hospital beds. I also experienced Bob as kindhearted, but it was his grandson’s eulogy that was a ...