NJEDA To Open Food Security Planning Grant Program Application September 27

TRENTON, NJ - The New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA) announced that it will open applications for its $1.5 million Food Security Planning Grant Program on Tuesday, September 27. This competitive program offers grants ranging from $75,000 to $125,000 to municipal governments, county governments, and redevelopment agencies to develop plans to improve food ...

NJEDA to Host Main Street Micro Business Loan Program Virtual Information Session

The New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA) is hosting a webinar for one of its new programs -- the Main Street Micro Business Loan -- to provide low-cost financing to New Jersey micro businesses in need of working capital to support future business operating expenses.

The Main Street Micro Business Loan will offer financing of up to $50,000 to eligible micro businesses in New ...

Healthy for Halloween: Best Seasonal Fruits and Veggies

The leaves fall as the warm weather turns colder, and tank tops give way to sweaters and crewnecks. As the seasons shift, so do cravings for a warmer, thicker theme to our favorite food and drinks. However, nothing tastes as delicious across the seasons as a crisp, ripe, and perfectly excellent fruit or vegetable. That refreshing, sweet taste is just as pristine no matter in what season you ...

Why You Should Consider Working Out in the Morning

Making an effort to live a healthier lifestyle can be difficult, especially if you try to make too many changes simultaneously. Research suggests that morning exercise may help you accomplish some of your other health goals.

Keep reading to learn the potential benefits of getting in an early workout.

Curb Your Cravings 

While there’s more research to be done, morning exercise ...

Upcoming Events

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Sat, October 1

Bordentown City

Cranberry Festival

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Sat, October 1, 9:00 AM

266 Crosswicks Road, Bordentown Township

Bordentown Shredder Day

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Mon, October 3, 7:00 PM

Carslake Community Center, Bordentown City

Bordentown City Planning Board Meeting

Heavy Delays on Portion of Route 130 in Township Due to Downed Wires, Damaged Traffic Light

September 16, 2022

BORDENTOWN TOWNSHIP, NJ — A portion of Route 130 Southbound in Bordentown Township is currently experiencing heavy traffic delays as of Friday afternoon. 

According to the Bordentown Township Police Department (BTPD), Route 130 South in the area of Dunns Mill Road in Bordentown Township is reduced to one lane of traffic as of 12:45PM on Friday, September 16 due to downed ...

Part of Route 130 in Township Closed Due to Motor Vehicle Accident

BORDENTOWN TOWNSHIP, NJ — A portion of Route 130 is closed in the south end of Bordentown Township as of 3:30PM Tuesday due to an accident, according the Bordentown Township Police Department (BTPD).

Route 130 South is closed in the area of Burlington Road due to a motor vehicle collision, the BTPD said in an e-mail sent out via the Nixle system on Tuesday afternoon. Route 130 North ...

County's Free Improv Workshop Will Help You Find Your Creative Side

September 20, 2022

EASTAMPTON, NJ — Interested in starting a hobby, or career, in improve comedy but don't know where to start? The Burlington County Parks System is bringing an Improv Workshop to the area that may be a perfect jumping off point for you. 

ComedySportz, the longest-running show in Philadelphia history, is bringing its Improve Workshop to Historic Smithville Park in Eastampton ...

Grab Your Boots! Free Country Line Dancing Returns to Fairgrounds on Wednesday

COLUMBUS, NJ — Dust off your dancing boots! The Burlington County Parks System is bringing back its popular Country Line Dancing series at the County Fairgrounds in Columbus throughout September and part of October. 

Whether you are an experienced dancer and want to show off your skills, or if you are a first-timer who wants to learn the basics, the Fairgrounds ...

Bordentown City Cats Kitties of the Week: Walter & Tortilla

September 27, 2022

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

This week's featured cats are Walter and Tortilla!

Walter and Tortilla are 7 month old siblings who were rescued from a farm where they were in danger of dog attacks. Walter and Tortilla are very close to each other and even cry ...

Three Chances to Meet Adoptable Kitties from Bordentown City Cats This Weekend

BORDENTOWN, NJ — If you are thinking of bringing a new furry family member into your home, Bordentown City Cats (BCC) will have three chances for you to meet their adoptable cats this weekend. 

Bordentown City Cats will be at the Bordentown Library's "Picnic in the Parking Lot" event with some kitties on Friday, September 23 from 5:30PM to 7PM. Pack ...

Menendez Leads Colleagues in Urging President Biden to Issue a Major Disaster Declaration for Puerto Rico

September 21, 2022

JERSEY CITY, NJ — U.S. Senator Bob Menendez (D-N.J.) led a bipartisan group of 43 colleagues in sending a bicameral letter to President Joe Biden to urge him to issue a Major Disaster Declaration for all of Puerto Rico’s municipalities in response to Hurricane Fiona. Just days before the fifth anniversary of Hurricane Maria, the deadliest natural disaster in U.S. history, ...

Cranford's Brush with Royalty: Queen Elizabeth II's Train Spotted at Town Station During Her Early Reign

CRANFORD, NJ — The royal coffin procession brought Queen Elizabeth II from Scotland to England on Wednesday, and it will take her to her final resting place early next week.

Many years ago, shortly after she became Queen, a different royal procession brought the young Queen and her husband, Prince Phillip, directly into the heart of Cranford, NJ.

On October 21, ...

Third Annual "Bolt for Becky" 5K Will Honor Life of Burlington County Paramedic

September 27, 2022

MOUNT LAUREL, NJ — After a three-year hiatus, Rowan College at Burlington County (RCBC) will be hosting the Third Annual "Bolt for Becky 5K" this weekend to honor the life of an RCBC alumna who passed away from breast cancer. 

Rebecca "Becky" Scott was a firefighter, EMT and Paramedic who was diagnosed at the age of 27 with Stage IV metastatic breast cancer ...

Annual 'Flags for Heroes' Display to be Held at RWJ Hospital

HAMILTON, NJ — The breathtaking field of flags assembled by the Rotary Club of Robbinsville Hamilton's "Flags for Heroes" program is now open for supporters to sponsor one or more of the hundreds of flags that will adorn the roadway in front of Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Hamilton.

The third annual Flags for Heroes display will fill the ...

Andy Kim Receives Professional Firefighters Association of New Jersey Endorsement

September 26, 2022

MARLTON, NJ — Today, Andy Kim announced he has been endorsed for reelection by the Professional Firefighters Association of New Jersey (PFANJ).

“Ensuring our communities are safe is at the heart of my work, and I know the integral role that firefighters play in doing that,” said Andy Kim. “From the time we learn to stop, drop, and roll, to learning how to properly ...

Andy Kim Announces Endorsement from Brady PAC

MARLTON, NJ — Andy Kim announced this week that he has been endorsed for reelection by Brady PAC.

“We know that gun violence is on everyone’s minds. We see it everyday on the news, and we see the long-term effects of gun violence in communities across the country,” said Andy Kim. “Kids are growing up doing drills and too many children are living through the ...

Andy Kim Announces Endorsement from Brady PAC

MARLTON, NJ — Andy Kim announced this week that he has been endorsed for reelection by Brady PAC.

“We know that gun violence is on everyone’s minds. We see it everyday on the news, and we see the long-term effects of gun violence in communities across the country,” said Andy Kim. “Kids are growing up doing drills and too many children are living through the ...

Help from New Jersey Headed to Puerto Rico Following Hurricane Fiona

September 22, 2022

TRENTON, NJ — New Jersey is sending aid to Puerto Rico to help those impacted by Hurricane Fiona, which made landfall on Sunday, September 18. The storm brought more than 20 inches of rain and heavy wind, causing major infrastructure damage and power outages to the island.

"Our hearts and prayers are with the people of Puerto Rico during this devastating time," Gov. Phil ...

Chipotle to Pay New Jersey $7.75 Million to Settle Child Labor Law Violations

TRENTON, NJ — Chipotle Mexican Grill will pay the State of New Jersey a record $7.75 million to settle child labor law violations.

A 2020 New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development (NJDOL) audit identified more than 30,000 violations that impacted minors at Chipotle locations in New Jersey. Those violations included Chipotle not abiding by limits on the number of hours ...

John Donnadio Advocates for County Government as Executive Director of the New Jersey Association of Counties

TRENTON, NJ — Sometimes, John Donnadio finds himself in 21 places at once.

As executive director of the New Jersey Association of Counties (NJAC), he’s an advocate for county government in Trenton and works with legislators and the governor’s office. At the local level, the NJAC is a nonpartisan and bipartisan resource for leaders and administrators in all 21 counties in New ...

Congress Should Pass INFORM Act to Protect Consumers and Small Businesses

September 27, 2022

Rep. Frank Pallone (NJ-06) has been a vocal advocate for consumer protection, recently assisting in the passage of six bipartisan bills that will help keep us safe, strengthen our economy, and protect the data privacy and security of all Americans. 

That is why I am asking Rep. Pallone to continue championing the interest of New Jersey’s customers and small businesses alike by ...

Federal Legislation Would Harm Small Businesses, Consumers & Cybersecurity Protections

At a time of economic uncertainty and seemingly ever-present inflation, it is important that we do all we can to ensure families have what they need, and small businesses are able to continue to invest and grow jobs. While our region is still seeing positive economic growth, we can all see challenges looming on the horizon.

Yet, I am concerned that some challenges might be self-inflicted by ...

Going Through The Mail Bag

NEW JERSEY — With a summer behind us, it seemed like a good time to regroup at TAPinto, and catch up to the more recent reader mail and comments that were piling up.

By far, the reader responses were focused on two separate stories recently written about two former Governors, Democrat Jim McGreevey and Republican Christine Todd Whitman, and what they’ve been up to since ...

Seeing The Bigger Picture: How to Access it When You Mess Up

Can you think back to a time when you messed up bad on something that you committed a lot of time and care to? Something really important to you.

Well, I recently messed up big time and I’m hoping my story will give you the gift it gave me. My mess up has to do with myself alone, and yours may even have to do with other people, but the wisdom to be had applies either way. 

I ...