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What's Going on This Weekend In and Around Bordentown?

December 3, 2021

BORDENTOWN, NJ — Wondering what's happening in and around Bordentown this weekend? TAPinto Bordentown has you covered!

Sweet! Downtown Bordentown's Holiday Chocolate Walk This Friday

The Downtown Bordentown Association's 2021 Holiday Chocolate Walk will be taking place on the evening of Friday, December 3 from 5PM to 8PM. Twenty-four downtown Bordentown ...

Bordentown City to Celebrate Clara Barton's 200th Birthday on Saturday

BORDENTOWN CITY, NJ — One of Bordentown City's most famous figures is celebrating a special birthday this year — 200! — and the Bordentown Historical Society (BHS) is planning a special event in her honor. 

Clara Barton, famous for her role in founding the American Red Cross, will be turning 200 on December 25, 2021. The Bordentown Historical Society is planning ...

First Omicron Variant Case Confirmed in New Jersey

December 3, 2021

TRENTON, NJ — Governor Phil Murphy and Health Commissioner Judy Persichilli announced the State Department of Health has confirmed a case of the Omicron variant in a traveler to the state. The person has been identified by the state as an adult female, who is a fully-vaccinated resident from Georgia, and had recently traveled to South Africa.

She tested positive on November 28 and ...

All Three Boosters Offered at Thursday Bordentown Vaccine Clinic

BORDENTOWN, NJ – The Burlington County Health Department is offering all three COVID-19 vaccine boosters — Pfizer, Moderna and Johnson & Johnson — to residents at its regular vaccine clinics, including the weekly clinic at the Bordentown Township Senior Center held on Thursdays from 3PM to 7PM.

If you are an adult over 18 years old and received your ...

Annual 'Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over' DUI Prevention Campaign Underway

November 30, 2021

NEW JERSEY – Don't drink a few too many glasses of holiday cheer and get behind the wheel of a car. That's essentially the message of the Acting Attorney General Andrew J. Bruck and the Division of Highway Traffic Safety as the annual “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” holiday campaign is now underway to target impaired driving during the busy ...

Upcoming Comedy Night to Benefit Hope Hose Humane Co.

BORDENTOWN CITY, NJ — Come out next month for a night of great food and laughs that will benefit one of Bordentown's local fire departments. 

Hope Hose Humane Co. #1 will be hosting an upcoming Comedy Night featuring Philadelphia-area comics to benefit the fire house. 

The Comedy Night will take place on Friday, December 3 at Hope Hose, located at 150 W.

Murphy, Health Advocates Call for Passage of Reproductive Rights Legislation in NJ

December 3, 2021

NEW JERSEY — On Wednesday morning, while the United States Supreme Court began hearing arguments on a legal challenge that could overturn the country's landmark Roe v. Wade reproductive rights precedent, Governor Phil Murphy held a virtual press conference with the state's reproductive rights advocates calling for the passage of a state law on similar women's health ...

Rep. Kim Intros Afghanistan War Commission Act of 2021

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Andy Kim (NJ-03) and Congressman Peter Meijer (MI-03) on Thursday introduced the Afghanistan War Commission Act of 2021 to create a non-partisan, independent commission that would conduct a comprehensive examination of the War in Afghanistan. The commission would be required to produce a public and unclassified report with actionable recommendations so ...

Fraudulent $5M SBA Loan Application Lands Banking Lender in Jail

December 3, 2021

TRENTON, NJ — The chief lending officer for a New Jersey bank will be heading to jail after pleading guilty of knowingly and fraudulently applying for a $5 million Small Business Administration (SBA) loan for a Robbinsville Township business. 

According to U.S. Attorney Rachael A. Honig's office, James Bortolotti, 53, of Pennslyvania, learned of an SBA lending program ...

Former Bordentown Resident Admits to $400K GoFundMe Scam

CAMDEN, NJ – A former Bordentown resident on Monday admitted his role in a GoFundMe scheme that collected money from donors on the internet, purportedly to benefit a homeless man, Acting U.S. Attorney Rachael A. Honig announced.

Mark D’Amico, 42, pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge Noel L. Hillman to Count One of an indictment charging him with conspiracy to commit ...

BRMS Student Council Collecting Donations for Womanspace

December 3, 2021

BORDENTOWN, NJ — The Bordentown Regional Middle School (BRMS) Student Council and the school district's Community District Alliance (CDA) are collecting donations for Womanspace this holiday season.

Womanspace is a leading not-for-profit agency providing a comprehensive array of services to individuals impacted by domestic and sexual violence and dedicated to improving ...

'Tis the Season: Toys for Tots Drop-Off Locations Around Bordentown

BORDENTOWN, NJ — With the countdown to Christmas now on, the Annual Marines Toys for Tots campaign is underway nationally with numerous locations around Bordentown Township and City. 

Traditionally, the Toys for Tots program provides holiday gifts for children up to age 16.  However, the program will not distribute toys that realistically look like weapons or ...

BRHS Class of 2023 Holding Sweet Holiday Fundraiser

November 29, 2021

BORDENTOWN, NJ — Enjoy a sweet treat (or give a delicious holiday gift!) while supporting the Bordentown Regional High School's Class of 2023 at the same time!

The Class of 2023 Booster Club is selling freshly popped kettle corn from North Easy Kettle Corn as a fundraiser. 

Two sizes are available for purchasing: a "Regular" bag, which is approximately two ...

BurlCo Institute of Technology Named One of 7 'Lighthouse Schools' in NJ

BURLINGTON COUNTY, NJ — Burlington County Institute of Technology (BCIT) was presented on Tuesday with the Lighthouse Award in recognition of significant progress working with diverse groups of learners. 

BCIT is one of only seven schools across New Jersey who received the accolade from the New Jersey Department of Education. The state ...

Election Results Certified: Democrats Sweep County, Benowitz & Holliday Win in Township

November 17, 2021

MOUNT HOLLY, NJ — The Burlington County Clerk on Tuesday certified the results of November 2, 2021's General Election, and outcome remains unchanged: it was a clean sweep for Democrats in the County, as well as in Bordentown Township, on Election Night. 

Democrat candidates for County Commissioner, County Surrogate, State Senate and State Assembly overcame their ...

Jack Ciattarelli Concedes Governor's Race to Phil Murphy, Vows to Run Again in 2025

RARITAN BOROUGH, NJ — "I hate to lose," said Republican Jack Ciattarelli in conceded the Governor's race Friday afternoon in his hometown of Raritan Borough.

"I called Governor Murphy earlier today and congratulated him on his re-election and wished him well in serving the people of New Jersey," Ciattarelli said at a news conference.

Moments later, he told ...

Rutgers Women's Soccer Team with Hamilton's Gia Girman Headed to College Cup

November 28, 2021

PISCATAWAY, NJ - For the first time since 2015, the Rutgers University women's soccer team punched its ticket to the 2021 NCAA Women's College Cup to advance out of the quarterfinals.

The number five ranked Rutgers team played before a crowd of almost 4,700 fans who braved the cold Friday night at Yurcak Field in New Brunswick. 

One of Hamilton's ...

Celebrate Christmas on the Howell Living History Farm

December 2, 2021

HOPEWELL, NJ — Enjoy the beginning of the holiday season at the Howell Living History Farm's Christmas on the Farm program this weekend to enjoy crafts, farm animals and a look inside the property's circa-1900 farmhouse. 

The Howell Living History Farm is a 130-acre Mercer County Park that offers special tours and activities to celebrate the season ...

Winter Wonderland Comes to Kuser Mansion in Hamilton This Weekend

HAMILTON, NJ — It's time for Hamilton Township's Winter Wonderland to reopen for the 2021 holiday season at the Kuser Farm Mansion and Park! 

Annually, the Kuser Farm Park is typically decorated festively for the holidays and hosts activities which include a free family photo in front of the Christmas Tree, rides on the "Wonderland Express ...

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Oliver Street Project: Road Closure, No Parking on Thursday, Friday

December 1, 2021

BORDENTOWN CITY, NJ — As the major road improvement project on Oliver Street in Bordentown City continues, residents are being reminded that the road will be closed for two additional days this week during certain hours, with no parking as well. 

According to an e-mail sent out on Wednesday by the Bordentown City Police Department via the Nixle system, milling and ...

Scudders Falls Bridge Work to Close Part of Route 29

EWING, NJ – Motorists who use the Route 29 southbound bypass lane that crosses beneath the Scudders Falls (I-295) Toll Bridge should expect traffic diversions through nearby service ramps and roundabouts because of road construction work according to the Delaware River Joint Toll Bridge Commission,

The detours will take effect at 7:00 a.m., Thursday and will be ...

Thankful to be Alive: DeAngelo's Lifesaving Effort Earns Praise from NJ PBA

November 26, 2021

WOODBRIDGE, NJ — When Mercer County Sheriff Officer and Hamilton Councilman Pat Papero invited his family and friends to support him as he received the 2019 Officer of the Year from the New Jersey State Policemen's Benevolent Association (NJSPBA) at their banquet, no one could have known that one of those guests would save a life.

During ...

Book Returned to NJ Public Library 43-Years Overdue

MONTCLAIR, NJ — An overdue book was recently returned to the Montclair Public Library (MPL). This one however, unlike those that are a day or a week late, came back nearly 43 years after the due date.

"A very honest patron just returned a book that was due in 1978," staff wrote on the Library's Facebook page. 

The 'Paddington Abroad' book ...

Upcoming Events

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Mon, December 6, 7:00 PM

Carslake Community Center, Bordentown City

Bordentown City Planning Board Meeting

Government

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Thu, December 9, 3:00 PM

Bordentown Township Senior Center, Bordentown

COVID Vaccine Clinic

Health & Wellness

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Thu, December 9, 7:00 PM

VIRTUAL, Bordentown Township

Bordentown Township Planning Board Meeting

Government

NJ TRANSIT’s Renaissance Plans Focus on a Decade of Enhancements

NEW JERSEY – The state’s most extensive transit system recently laid out plans for a massive transformation intended to make it tops as far as reliability and efficiency.

According to NJ TRANSIT President and CEO Kevin Corbett, President, the company intends to make up for lost time and has already begun the process. Strategic plans made through 2030 bring a promise of increased ...

Bordentown City Cats' Kitties of the Week: Meet Nosey & Tuxie!

November 29, 2021

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 cats of the week are Nosey (L) and Tuxie (R)!

Nosey is almost 3 years old and Tuxie is about a year and a half. According to Bordentown City Cats, they have been in foster care for a long time, and while ...

Lily & Luna Seeking Forever Home Through Bordentown City Cats

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 Lily and Luna!

Lily (tuxedo) and Luna (solid black) are 15-month old beauties who unfortunately were recently surrendered to Bordentown City Cats due to hardship. However, ...

Thanksgiving Month: A Way to Celebrate the Goodness

There’s no better time than Thanksgiving month to open our hearts and minds to the gift of gratitude. Yes, gratitude is the simple key to celebrate all the good that we just haven’t had eyes to see. It’s even more inviting to explore gratitude when you learn from the Harvard Medical School Bulletin that gratitude is consistently associated with greater happiness, improved ...

2022 Primary Election Policies

December 1, 2021

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TAPinto Announces Redesigned Daily and Weekly Newsletters

TAPinto.net is excited to announce the launch of its redesigned daily and weekly newsletters.

The newly designed daily newsletter features easy-to-read headlines and quick access to social share buttons so readers can share articles directly to Facebook and Twitter.

Readers can also take advantage of a redesigned events presentation in the newsletter that allows them to add events directly ...

Thrive New Jersey Coalition Launches Campaign for Reproductive Freedom Act

Thrive New Jersey, a diverse coalition of organizations fighting for sexual and reproductive health, rights and justice, launched a new campaign calling on state lawmakers to pass the Reproductive Freedom Act. The legislation (S3030/A4848), which is designed to guarantee abortion access for all New Jerseyans, comes amid nationwide threats to abortion access, including an upcoming Supreme Court ...

New Jersey Date Night: Celebrate Hanukkah With Some of NJ’s Best Doughnuts

November 29, 2021

New Jersey Date Night is a series on NJ Flavor by relationship writer Craig Rogers.

Whether you personally celebrate Hanukkah or have friends who do, there are a lot of takeaways from this well-known yet not major Jewish holiday. Much like an action film of today, Hanukkah features conflict between the Maccabees and the Seleucids, a sacred temple as a backdrop and of course a supply chain ...

Area Chabad to Host Menorah Lighting to Honor Local Law Enforcement This Weekend

December 3, 2021

BURLINGTON, NJ — Chabad Jewish Center of Florence, Bordentown and Burlington Township will once again be hosting a Community Menorah Lighting and Celebration Honoring Our Law Enforcement Officials

This year's event, the 3rd annual celebration, will be held on Sunday, December 5 at 4:30PM at Silver Dental Associates, located at 1816 Mount Holly Road, Ste. 101, in Burlington ...

10 DIY Décor Ideas for Your Holiday Home

So much of the joy from the holiday season comes from entertaining. Whether you’re throwing a big bash for the neighborhood or hosting a more intimate gathering of close family and friends, filling your home with exciting and colorful decorations is a must.

Rather than buying everything pre-made, consider rounding out your décor collection with some DIY items that highlight your ...

Practical Skincare Gifts She’s Sure to Love

When it comes to gifting, we often think along the lines of gift cards, flowers, candies, and chocolates. While those items are classic crowd-pleasers, skincare can also make a great gift.

Here are practical gifts for every skincare fanatic on your list, from mask lovers to eye cream connoisseurs.

Facial Cleanser

One of the most essential needs for a woman’s skincare routine is a ...