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Historical Society Hosting In-Person Event on Joseph Bonaparte

May 5, 2021

BORDENTOWN CITY, NJ — Exciting news for history buffs and especially those interested in Bordentown City's past, in particular!

The Bordentown Historical Society will be hosting its first in-person event since March 2020 to mark the 200th anniversary of the death of Napoleon Bonaparte — European ruler and brother of one of Bordentown City's most famous residents, ...

TAPinto Bordentown's Weekly Recap

BORDENTOWN, NJ — With lots happening in Bordentown Township and Bordentown City, you may have missed some of TAPinto Bordentown's top stories this past week. Here is your chance to catch up on what you've missed before the week ahead begins!

Major Road Project on City's Oliver Street Gets Underway (April 26): A major road improvement project is underway in ...

In Organ Donation Black Lives Matter Too, Advocacy Group Says

May 2, 2021

NEW JERSEY – In the wake of a new federal rule that will disregard race considerations when evaluating the organ procurement organizations (OPOs) that help register organ donors and facilitate donations across the country, an advocacy group is addressing the disparities that could arise from the decision. 

Science in Donation—a nonprofit that promotes education about the ...

Burlington County Resuming Vaccinations of Homebound Residents

WESTAMPTON, NJ – The Burlington County Health Department has resumed vaccinating vulnerable homebound residents, noting that all vaccines provide safe, strong protection against COVID-19 and are critical to bringing about the end of the pandemic.

“We’ve made tremendous strides at our Burlington County Vaccine Mega-Site, where thousands are now getting vaccinated daily, but we ...

Baseball is Back and So is the BTPD Trading Card Program!

April 28, 2021

BORDENTOWN TOWNSHIP, NJ — The Bordentown Township Police Department is celebrating the return of baseball season with its Trading Card program. 

The trading card program's goal is to demonstrate to the township’s youth that the police are friendly, helpful and approachable while giving them the opportunity to meet and get to know the officers that serve their ...

Body of Missing Frenchtown Man Found in Crosswicks Creek in Bordentown

BORDENTOWN TOWNSHIP, NJ — The body of a man missing from Frenchtown, NJ since February has been recovered in Bordentown Township.

According to media reports and the New Jersey State Police (NJSP), the body of Craig Czarnecki, 53, was recovered from Crosswicks Creek in Bordentown Township at approximately 4:15PM on Saturday, April 24.

According to the NJSP, Czarnecki left his home in ...

City Will Not Ticket for Street Sweeper Violations Due to Ongoing Pandemic

May 5, 2021

BORDENTOWN CITY, NJ — Bordentown City will once again be suspending ticketing for street sweeper violations due to the ongoing pandemic like it did in 2020, it was announced on Wednesday. 

The Bordentown City Police Department made the announcement in an e-mail message sent out to residents via the Nixle system. 

"The Bordentown City Police Department wishes ...

Citing Downward Trending Numbers, Murphy Eases More Restrictions on Gatherings

TRENTON, NJ — With COVID-19 numbers trending decisively in the right direction and New Jersey progressing toward its adult-age vaccination goals, Gov. Murphy on Monday announced an additional easing of restrictions, including a removal of all percentage capacity limits for indoor and outdoor businesses, a lifting of the prohibition on indoor bar seating and an end to the outdoor ...

City Commissioner Candidates Present Goals, Plans at Election Forum

April 29, 2021

BORDENTOWN CITY, NJ — Bordentown City residents got a chance to hear directly from the four candidates for City Commissioner during Tuesday night’s Candidates’ Forum, which was sponsored by the League of Women Voters of Burlington County.

Mayor Jim Lynch, Commissioner Joe Myers, Jennifer Sciortino and Ed Foley spoke on a myriad of topics throughout the almost two-hour forum, ...

Last Day to Submit Questions for Candidates' Night Forum in City

BORDENTOWN CITY, NJ — Today is the last day that Bordentown City residents will be able to submit their questions to be considered for tomorrow night's virtual Candidates' Forum, sponsored by the League of Women Voters of Burlington County. 

The League will be accepting questions for the candidates no later than Monday, April 26 for review and consideration. The ...

County, Singleton Collecting Items at Bordentown Library for Domestic Violence Victims

April 30, 2021

BORDENTOWN CITY, NJ  – The Burlington County Board of Commissioners is teaming with New Jersey Senators Troy Singleton and Dawn Marie Addiego to collect items for Catholic Charities Providence House Domestic Violence Services and the women and children the nonprofit helps shelter and support. Items are being collected at the Burlington County Library branches, including the Bordentown ...

Sock Hop Your Way Thru City on Friday for DBA, Kiwanis Donation Event

BORDENTOWN CITY, NJ – Remember to mark your calendars on Friday night for the Downtown Bordentown Association (DBA) and Kiwanis Club of Bordentown’s “Sock Hop” charity event.

The charity sock drive will be taking place on Friday, April 30 from 4PM to 7PM. New socks for all ages are being collected for distribution to our area’s needy.

The socks are being ...

Former Inmate Admits Using Drones to Smuggle Contraband into Ft. Dix Prison

April 22, 2021

NEWARK, NJ – A Hudson County man admitted on Tuesday to participating in a conspiracy to use drones to smuggle contraband, including cell phones and tobacco, into the federal correctional facility at Fort Dix, and to possessing heroin and fentanyl with the intent to distribute, Acting U.S. Attorney Rachael A. Honig announced on Wednesday. 

Jason Arteaga-Loayza, aka ...

Governor Unveils Sweeping Proposals on Gun Violence Reform

NEWARK, NJ – Flanked by the state's top law enforcement officials, Governor Phil Murphy on Thursday announced a sweeping series of reforms aimed at reducing the epidemic of gun violence. The Governor said these wide-ranging proposals would build upon previous steps taken in recent years to reduce gun violence and will further solidify New Jersey’s standing ...

BRHS Class of 2022 Holding Car Wash Fundraiser This Weekend

May 4, 2021

BORDENTOWN, NJ — Between the warm Spring weather, and all the pollen that comes along with it, you may be in the market for a car wash.

On Saturday, May 8, you’ll have a chance to give your car that much-needed cleaning and also help the Bordentown Regional High School Class of 2022 at the same time.

The Class of 2022 will be holding a car wash fundraiser at Bordentown Creamery ...

Food Truck Fundraiser Will Support BRHS Class of 2023

BORDENTOWN, NJ — The Bordentown Regional High School Class of 2023 Booster Club will be holding a “Food Truck Friday” fundraising event on Friday, May 14 from 5PM to 8PM.

Area food trucks including Sweet Carolina BBQ and Aunt Martha’s Funnel Cakes will be serving up delicious fare.

The Class of 2023 Booster Club will also be holding a raffle fundraiser during the ...

Township's New Soccer Fields Being Dedicated to Local Legend

May 3, 2021

BORDENTOWN TOWNSHIP, NJ — Bordentown Township is honoring a local youth soccer legend by dedicating its new soccer fields to him. 

The Township’s new soccer fields will be named after Marcus A. Gutterson, Mayor Steve Benowitz announced at last Monday’s Township Committee meeting.

“He has been a very influential person with reference to youth soccer in ...

Grab Your Popcorn: Drive-In Movies are Back in BurlCo

April 29, 2021

EASTAMPTON, NJ — If you are looking for a safe, fun and free night out for the entire family, the Burlington County Parks System has just the event for you.

Following its huge success of last Fall, the Parks System is bringing back Drive-In Movie Nights to Smithville Park in Eastampton on Saturday, May 8.

Beginning at 8PM, the classic Back to the Future will be featured on the big ...

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Roundtable Discusses Violence, Discrimination Against Asian Americans

May 1, 2021

TRENTON, NJ – On the eve of Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, members of a newly formed legislative caucus hosted a roundtable on Friday to talk about ways to combat the rise in violence, discrimination and hate-based rhetoric towards people of Asian American and Pacific Island descent. Senator Vin Gopal and other members of the Asian American Pacific Islander Legislative ...

When it Comes to Gender ID, "X" Marks the Spot, Officials Announce

TRENTON, NJ – New Jersey residents have a new option for their driver license and non-driver identification cards. A Gender "X" option is now available, the New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission has announced.

Gender “X” will indicate a gender is unspecified, and it will be offered alongside the existing “M” (male) and “F” ...

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Shower the People You Love With Love: Five Tips for Growing the Love in Your Relationship

I may be putting you on the spot, but have you in the past week told your partner how much they mean to you? I’m thinking of something from the heart like, “Knowing you’re there for me makes me feel so cared for and lucky.” Or a bit milder like, “I appreciate the way you put up with my meltdown the other day.”

If your answer is no, you’re not alone.

Bordentown City Cats Looking for Adopters for "Cats of the Week"

May 3, 2021

BORDENTOWN CITY, NJ — TAPinto Bordentown is excited to launch a new feature in conjunction with Bordentown City Cats. Each week, we will be spotlighting some of the organization's cats that are looking for their permanent "fur-ever" homes. 

This week's featured cats are Chance, Cookie and Belle.

Chance is an older guy who is approximately 12 years old.

Area Animal Shelter Looking for Purr-Fect Cat Foster Families

HAMILTON, NJ -- The Hamilton Township Animal Shelter and Adoption Center is looking for the purr-fect foster homes for cats until they can be adopted into their fur-ever families.

In a social media post, the Shelter said they "received a large number of cats from an unfortunate situation and while they have lived with other cats, their people-skills are lacking. We are ...

More Breweries Join NJ’s ‘Shot and a Beer’ Program to Encourage COVID Vaccinations

May 6, 2021

NEW JERSEY — Need another reason to get your COVID-19 vaccine? Now you can get free beer at more than 30 New Jersey breweries just for getting your shot during the month of May.

The number of breweries participating in New Jersey's “Shot and a Beer” program, which began this month in partnership with the Brewer's Guild of New Jersey, the Governor's ...

Fighting Fatigue: How To Sleep Better And Longer

Getting a good night’s sleep plays a vital role in your overall health. Sleeping recharges your body and brain to help prepare and energize you for each new day. On the other hand, sleep deprivation can cause a slew of problems, including memory issues and an increased risk for car accidents.

According to the National Sleep Foundation, adults aged 26-64 need seven to nine hours of sleep ...

Celebrating Mother’s Day: 4 Ways to Make Mom Feel Special

Mother’s Day is a wonderful time to tell the caregivers in your life how special they are. By highlighting Mom’s favorite things in your celebrations, you’ll be able to shine a light on everything unique about her. If you’re looking for interesting ways to host a Mother’s Day celebration for a group, big or small, here are four memorable events that will leave Mom ...