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Bordentown Native, Global Humanitarian Pete Reed Killed Evacuating Civilians in Ukraine

February 5, 2023

BAKHMUT, UKRAINE -- Bordentown native Pete Reed traveled to the most dangerous corners of the world to help others. On February 2, while assisting Ukrainians escaping the heavy shelling of Bakhmut, Reed died when his evacuation vehicle was hit.

Reed graduated from Bordentown Regional High School in 2007 before serving as an infantryman in the Marine Corps in Third Battalion, Eighth Marines ...

What's Going On This Weekend In Bordentown and Burlington County

BORDENTOWN, NJ — While the winter season does not include the amount of activities that we get to experience in the spring, summer and fall, there are several events happening in Bordentown and Burlington County this weekend that may interest you. 

Trinity's Treasures Sale Set for Saturday: Trinity United Methodist Church will be hosting a "Trinity's ...

ICYMI: Free Kids' Dental Care Offered at Annual Event at RCBC

January 31, 2023

MOUNT LAUREL, NJ — Rowan College at Burlington County (RCBC) is giving parents and kids something to smile about this week. 

RCBC will be hosting the 18th annual Give Kids a Smile Day on Friday, February 3. The event aims to draw attention to the number one childhood disease: tooth decay. 

Children ages 13 and under will be eligible to receive free dental care as ...

RCBC to Offer Free Kids' Dental Care at Annual Event

MOUNT LAUREL, NJ — Rowan College at Burlington County (RCBC) is giving parents and kids something to smile about next month. 

RCBC will be hosting the 18th annual Give Kids a Smile Day on Friday, February 3. The event aims to draw attention to the number one childhood disease: tooth decay. 

Children ages 13 and under will be eligible to receive free dental care as ...

Happening Wednesday: BTPD's Weekly Walk-In Drug Treatment Program

January 31, 2023

BORDENTOWN TOWNSHIP, NJ — The Bordentown Township Police Department (BTPD) will be extending its "Straight...to Treatment" drug treatment program through 2023, the Department announced earlier this month. 

The BTPD started participating in the program in February 2022. 

"Straight...to Treatment" is drug treatment program spearheaded by the ...

New York Man Arrested by Township Police for Wawa Robbery Incident

BORDENTOWN TOWNSHIP, NJ — Bordentown Township Police have arrested a New York man for a robbery incident that took place at a Township Wawa on Wednesday morning, the Department announced. 

Alberto Silva-Navarrete, 22, of East 102nd Street in New York, NY, was arrested and charged with robbery, wearing body armor during the commission of a crime and terroristic threats stemming ...

Burlington County Lawmakers Urge Residents to Apply for ANCHOR Property Tax Relief Program

February 2, 2023

BURLINGTON COUNTY, NJ — Burlington County lawmakers Senator Troy Singleton and Assembly Members Dr. Herb Conaway and Carol Murphy are urging residents to sign up for the ANCHOR property tax relief program.

The ANCHOR — the Affordable NJ Communities for Homeowners & Renters — program will provide property tax relief to double the amount of homeowners while ...

Congressman Kim to Hold First Town Hall of the Year

ALLENTOWN, NJ — Congressman Andy Kim (NJ-03) will be holding his first Town Hall of the 118th Congress this week, his office announced on Monday. 

Rep. Kim will be hosting the Town Hall — his 59th since taking office in 2019 — on Friday, January 27 at 6PM at Newell Elementary School, located at 27 High Street in Allentown, NJ. The event will be held in the ...

Plant-Forward Meal Subscription Service to Call Burlington County Home

January 29, 2023

BURLINGTON TOWNSHIP, NJ — One of the nation's leading tech-enabled food and nutrition companies is coming to Burlington County. 

Thistle, a San Francisco-based meal subscription service that delivers plant-forward meals, snacks and cold-pressed juices to homes throughout the U.S., is opening a new facility in Burlington Township. The 75,000 square-foot facility on Campus ...

Medford Woman Pleads Guilty to Sexually Assaulting Boy Over 9-Year Period

January 29, 2023

MOUNT HOLLY, NJ — A 61-year-old Medford Township woman has pled guilty to sexually assaulting a young boy over several years beginning in the early 1980s, Burlington County Prosecutor LaChia L. Bradshaw announced on Thursday. 

Katherine Clements pled guilty to Sexual Assault (Second Degree) in Superior Court in Mount Holly on January 20 before the Hon. Mark P. Tarantino and ...

PA Man Stole $866K From Employer Radwell International: Prosecutor's Office

MOUNT HOLLY, NJ — A 31-year-old Levittown, PA man has been charged with stealing more than $866,000 from his Burlington County-based employer, Radwell International, Burlington County Prosecutor LaChia L. Bradshaw announced on Wednesday. 

Brian Myslinski has been charged with Financial Facilitation of Criminal Activity (First Degree), Elements of Computer Theft (First ...

Nominations Open for Bordentown Regional High School's Academic Hall of Fame

January 27, 2023

BORDENTOWN, NJ — Do you know a Bordentown Regional High School (BRHS) or William MacFarland High School graduate who has excelled in their lives post-high school? Now is the time to nominate them for the BRHS Academic Hall of Fame. 

Each school year, BRHS accepts nominations for induction into the Hall of Fame, which coordinates with the annual Scholastic Awards Banquet, in ...

Good Sports: Rville Police Deliver Pizza to Bordentown Twp. Police for Eagles Game

January 29, 2023

BORDENTOWN TOWNSHIP, NJ -- A deal is a deal. On Sunday, as the Philadelphia Eagles were about to take the field for the NFC Championship game the Bordentown Township Police officers on duty were treated to pizza courtesy of the Robbinsville Township Police Department (RTPD). 

The neighboring police departments made a friendly wager on the January 21 the NY ...

Healthy Living

Delicious Grab-and-Go Breakfasts for Busy Mornings

We need to talk about breakfast.

According to a study from the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, nearly one-quarter of Americans skip breakfast daily. It’s understandable! It’s easy to forget or skip it when you’re rushing to work or to drive the kids to school.

But eating breakfast is critical to your health—it’s the meal that kickstarts your ...

Try These Satisfying Winter Salad Recipes

When the produce section starts to look a little wilted in the winter, it’s time to stock up on root vegetables and winter greens! Check out our favorite winter salad recipes for nutrient-packed (and delicious!) seasonal options.

These winter salads make a hearty, healthy side or a fresh, full meal and give you that nutrient boost we often lose when our favorite fruits and veggies ...

Parts of Route 29 to Close for Improvements to Prevent Roadway Flooding

January 20, 2023

TRENTON, NJ — The New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) announced on Friday that portions of Route 29 will be closed in the evening for roadway improvements as part of a project to prevent flooding. 

NJDOT said that varying lanes on Route 29 between Memorial Drive and Calhoun Street in Trenton will be closed beginning on Friday, January 20 at ...

Portion of Rising Sun Road Reopened After Afternoon Collision

BORDENTOWN TOWNSHIP, NJ —

UPDATE: Rising Sun Road has been reopened as of 3:05PM, according to the Bordentown Township Police Department. 

A portion of Rising Sun Road in Bordentown Township is closed as of 1:55 PM on Wednesday, January 11.

According to the Bordentown Township Police Department, Rising Sun Road between Route 130 and Connector Road is currently closed ...

Celebrate Black History Month with Choral Concert at Burlington County Library

February 2, 2023

WESTAMPTON, NJ — Celebrate Black History Month with a choral concert at the Burlington County Library's Main Branch in Westampton this weekend.

The Library will be hosting a free concert by the Essence of Harmony Choral Society on Sunday, February 5 from 2PM to 3:30PM at the Main Branch, located at 5 Pioneer Boulevard in Westampton. 

The Essence of Harmony Choral Society ...

Bordentown Middle Schoolers Starring in The Snow Queen This Weekend

BORDENTOWN, NJ — Enjoy a weekend at the theater on Friday and Saturday while supporting Bordentown students at the same time. 

Bordentown Regional Middle School (BRMS) Drama Club students will be presenting two productions of "Snow Queen" this weekend at BRMS' Auditorium, located at 50 Dunns Mill Road in Bordentown Township. 

The performances will take ...

Bordentown City Cats' Kitties of the Week, Valentine's Day Edition: Eliza & Wendy

February 3, 2023

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

In honor of Valentine's Day, TAPinto Bordentown will be featuring loving pairs of bonded kitties throughout the next two weeks. Bordentown City Cats is offering each pair a special lower adoption fee between now and ...

Bordentown City Cats' Kitties of the Week, Valentine's Day Edition: Sydney and Davis

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

In honor of Valentine's Day, TAPinto Bordentown will be featuring loving pairs of bonded kitties throughout the next two weeks. Bordentown City Cats is offering each pair a special lower adoption fee between now and ...

Arrest Made in Attempted Firebombing of NJ Synagogue

February 2, 2023

NEWARK, N.J. – An arrest has been made in the attempted firebombing of a New Jersey synagogue last weekend, U.S. Attorney Philip R. Sellinger announced on Wednesday. 

Nicholas Malindretos, 26, of Clifton, New Jersey, is charged by complaint with one count of attempted use of fire to damage and destroy a building used in interstate commerce. He is scheduled to have his ...

No Groundhog Day in 2023 as Milltown Mel's Wranglers Share Sad News

MILLTOWN, NJ - Milltown's Wranglers shared the unfortunate news through social media on Sunday and answered the burning question on the minds of the Groundhog Day faithful. There won't be a Groundhog Day celebration in Milltown on February 2.

According to the post on Milltown Mel's Facebook page, the borough will be unable to hold their annual Groundhog Day ...

Eat Up! Christ Church Holding Super Bowl Meatball Sub Fundraiser

February 3, 2023

BORDENTOWN CITY, NJ — Looking for some delicious eats while you watch the Big Game next weekend? Considering ordering out for a good cause as part of a fundraiser for Christ Church Bordentown. 

Christ Church is taking pre-orders for Super Bowl meatball subs now through Thursday, February 9. The sandwiches are 6 inches each and are $8. 

To place an order, call Christ ...

Give the Gift of a College Graduation Memory with WeaR It Forward Program

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ — The college commencement ceremony is the culmination of years of hard-work, sacrifice, and commitment for graduates. But, for some students, the traditional graduation robe required for the ceremony can be an expense that just doesn't fit into their budget after the cost of earning that degree. 

That's why the Rutgers University ...

Deborah Heart and Lung Center Appoints Charles M. Geller, MD, Chair, Cardiothoracic Surgery

February 1, 2023

Joseph Chirichella, President and CEO of Deborah Heart and Lung Center, announces that Charles M. Geller, MD, has joined the hospital’s medical staff and will serve as Chair, Cardiothoracic Surgery.

Dr. Geller previously worked at Crozer Health in Delaware County, Pennsylvania where he served as Associate Chairman of Surgery and system Chief of Cardiothoracic Surgery since 2014. Dr.

Gerard Green Joins Malamut's Workers' Compensation Department

CHERRY HILL, NJ – Malamut & Associates, LLC (“Malamut”) announces Gerard Green, Esq. has joined the firm.

Gerard Green joined Malamut in 2019 as a legal intern while pursuing his law degree at Seton Hall University School of Law. The internship involved providing research and strategy input in the Government & Regulatory Affairs Department.

Prior to joining ...

Government Attorney David Serlin Joins Malamut's Government & Regulatory Affairs Department Inbox

Cherry Hill, NJ – Malamut & Associates, LLC (“Malamut”) announces David Serlin, Esq. has joined the firm.

After experiencing record growth in recent years, Malamut is expanding its Government and Regulatory Affairs Department with the strategic addition of seasoned municipal, school board, and housing authority attorney, David Serlin.

“We are excited to welcome ...

Bill That Would Force Telemarketers to Explain Why They're Calling in 30 Seconds Advances in Trenton

January 27, 2023

TRENTON, NJ — A bill that would require telemarketers to identify themselves and what they're trying to sell in the first 30 seconds of the call has advanced in Trenton.

“New Jerseyans should know who they’re talking to on the phone and what’s being sold to them by telemarketers,” Sen. Jon Bramnick (R - District 21), one of the primary sponsors of the ...

Hospital-based Violence Intervention Programs in New Jersey Receive $10 Million Federal Grant

TRENTON, NJ — New Jersey's Hospital-Based Violence Intervention Programs (NJHVIPs) received a big boost on Friday, in the form of $10 million in federal American Rescue Plan funds.

The programs launched three years ago using federal money with the mission of ending cycles of violence across the state by helping victims and their families.

“These innovative violence ...

Gov. Phil Murphy Delivers 2023 State of the State, Says New Jersey is Moving in the Right Direction

TRENTON, NJ — During Tuesday's State of the State Address at the Assembly Chambers in Trenton, Gov. Phil Murphy said he's confident with the direction in which the state is going.

"We are stronger and we are fairer," Murphy said. "We are moving confidently in the right direction — forward."

Republicans aren't so sure.

"Despite the ...

Congressman Andy Kim Appointed Ranking Member on Military Personnel Subcommittee for U.S. Armed Services

February 5, 2023

On Friday, Congressman Andy Kim (NJ-03) released the following statement about his appointment as Ranking Member on the Military Personnel Subcommittee as part of the House Armed Services Committee:

Some of the toughest conversations I’ve had since becoming a Member of Congress have been with military personnel who aren’t getting the health care they need or military ...

Asw. Carol Murphy: Dr. King's Positive Impact on the Community

Today is an important day to reflect on the legacy of Dr. King.

While yesterday was his birthday and today is the federal holiday honoring him, Dr. King dedicated his life to the pursuit of justice and equality for all people. One way we can honor his legacy is by committing ourselves to acts of service and volunteering in our own communities.

Volunteering is a powerful way to make a ...

Not Your Grandmother's Cheerleading

MONTVILLE, NJ — Cheerleading has its place I suppose. On the early sidelines of life. Maybe.

I was the oldest of five boys growing up, and we all played sports hoping to be cheered, not to do the cheering.

Then, with my own brood of three sports boys, the same.

My daughter, the youngest, played parochial school basketball, but she also expected to be cheered for, and ...