Bordentown Top Stories

June 18, 2021

BORDENTOWN TOWNSHIP, NJ — If you live in or around Bordentown, you'll soon have convenient options every week this summer to receive the COVID-19 vaccine.  Starting on June 24, the Burlington County Health Department will host a vaccine clinic every Thursday from 3PM to 7PM at the Bordentown ...

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BORDENTOWN TOWNSHIP, NJ — The American Red Cross will be holding a "Summer Full of Life" blood drive in Bordentown Township on Wednedsay, June 30 from 2PM to 7PM at the Senior Center, located at 3 Municipal Drive.  Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Red Cross has experienced a "drastic" ...

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BORDENTOWN, NJ — Burlington County Restaurant Week is returning next week with the goal of promoting and supporting county restaurants and their employees and showcasing their importance to Burlington County's communities, like Bordentown.  This year’s event kicks off on Monday, June 21, and ...

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BORDENTOWN TOWNSHIP, NJ — Recycling collection for residents of Bordentown Township continues on Friday. Burlington County started to collect recycling in Bordentown Township as a "make up day" beginning on Thursday, June 17 and will continue through today,according to the County.  Bordentown ...

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WESTAMPTON, NJ – The Burlington County Commissioners on Thursday announced new actions undertaken by the County in response to the severe driver shortage impacting recycling collections in the county and across the region. Earlier this week, the County began deploying its own County truck ...

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BORDENTOWN CITY, NJ — Burlington County's COVID-19 Vaccine Outreach Team will be in Bordentown City on Thursday, according to a post on the County's Facebook page.  As part of its vaccination efforts, the County has launched the Vaccine Outreach Team to conduct door-to-door, phone and text ...

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FLORENCE & MANSFIELD, NJ — Burlington County will continue work in its State Funded Overlay Program next week by resurfacing a 2.3-mile section of Florence-Columbus Road in Florence and Mansfield. Pavement milling and overlay work on the road, also known as County Route 656, is scheduled to ...

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WESTAMPTON, NJ —The pandemic has upended everyone’s life, and no one feels it more than parents of school-aged children. Last year, most summer vacations consisted of limited options for Burlington County parents wanting to keep their children engaged and learning, but this year promises to be much ...

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BORDENTOWN TOWNSHIP, NJ — Recycling make-up days for residents of Bordentown Township and Fieldsboro begin on Thursday.  Burlington County will collect recycling in Bordentown Township beginning on Thursday, June 17 and will continue through Friday, June 18, according to the County. Fieldsboro ...

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ROBBINSVILLE, NJ — Just in time for the return of their famous Turkey Gobbler, Wawa's newest location in Robbinsville is slated to open in the Fall 2021, the company website says. The location — at the corner of Route 130 south and Meadowbrook Road — will also include gas station pumps.  The ...

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BORDENTOWN, NJ — Bordentown Township and Bordentown City will be observing Juneteenth on Friday, the first time the now-state holiday will be celebrated in New Jersey.  The municipal offices in both the Township and City will be closed on Friday, June 18 in observance of the holiday. Both the ...

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BORDENTOWN TOWNSHIP, NJ — Carol de Groot, a former Mayor of Bordentown Township, passed away on Sunday, June 13. She was 78 years old.  According to her obituary from Peppler Funeral Home, de Groot, who was born and raised in Clifton, NJ, resided in Bordentown Township since 1976. She served in ...

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BORDENTOWN, NJ — The launch of a new online dashboard last month is allowing residents to check on the percentages of adults in each municipality in New Jersey who have received their first doses of the COVID-19 vaccine as well as percentages of adults who are now fully vaccinated.  The ...

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BORDENTOWN, NJ — The Bordentown Regional High School Class of 2021 will be celebrated tomorrow night during the annual Senior Class Night at the High School's Performing Arts Center.  Seniors will be treated to a catered dinner on Wednesday night and will receive their yearbooks before family ...

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BORDENTOWN TOWNSHIP, NJ — Make-up days have been set for residents in Bordentown Township and Fieldsboro to have their recycling collected by Burlington County.  Recycling collection in Bordentown Township will begin on Thursday, June 17 and continue through Friday, June 18, according to the ...

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WESTAMPTON, NJ – Burlington County may have turned the corner in the battle against COVID-19, but county officials worry that many families continue to be plagued with food insecurity and a lack of access to affordable nutrition. Citing the ongoing need, the County will hold a drive-thru food ...

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BORDENTOWN CITY, NJ — The Bordentown Historical Society gathered at the Clara Barton Schoolhouse on Friday for a special anniversary with a unique history. June 11, 2021 marked 100 years to the day that the Clara Barton Schoolhouse was originally dedicated at an event that took place on June 11, ...

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COOKSTOWN, NJ — Operation Homefront hosted a Star-Spangled Babies® baby shower for 50 new and expecting military families from Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst on Friday. The event, which was organized with support from Estée Lauder Companies, Delta Children, Kiinde, Homefront Pumps, The Makers ...

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BORDENTOWN, NJ — The Bordentown Regional School District's new incoming Superintendent is looking forward to getting to work. The Board of Education voted to name Dr. Trudy Atkins to the Superintendent position at its meeting on Wednesday, June 9. Bordentown's current Superintendent, Dr. Edward ...

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BORDENTOWN CITY, NJ — Check those "No Parking" signs!  Bordentown City will once again resume ticketing for street sweeper parking violations beginning on Monday, June 14, after suspending the practice last year due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  The Bordentown City Police Department made the ...

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TRENTON, NJ – Legislation sponsored by Senator Troy Singleton (D-Burlington) which provides backend financial support to first-time homebuyers advanced in the Senate Community and Urban Affairs Committee on Thursday.  "Owning a home is key to creating generational wealth," said Senator Singleton ...

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ORDENTOWN, 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! Bordentown Regional School District Selects New ...

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BORDENTOWN, NJ - The last time the Robbinsville Ravens played the Bordentown Scotties in the Group 2 Sectional Finals was two years ago and the Ravens lost 10-0. Fast-forward two years and a pandemic later, the second seeded Ravens got their revenge on the top seeded Scotties and beat BTown ...

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WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Andy Kim (NJ-03) on Friday finished his third and final stop in a week-long tour of Burlington and Ocean County where he highlighted the need to keep a focus on hunger issues, and heard from hunger advocates about the challenges they face in our community. “No family ...

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BORDENTOWN, NJ — The Bordentown Regional School District (BRSD) has chosen a new Superintendent. Dr. Trudy Atkins was formally selected by the BRSD to be its next Superintendent on Wednesday evening after current Superintendent Dr. Edward Forsthoffer announced in December 2020 his intention ...

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BORDENTOWN, NJ — Help make graduation a little bit sweeter for the Bordentown Regional High School Class of 2021 with a small gift card donation. Gift cards and monetary donations are currently being collected for this year's Seniors to help make Project Graduation, the last event for the Class ...

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BORDENTOWN, NJ -- Softball players from nearby towns of Robbinsville and Bordentown will face each other in the final round of the Central Jersey Group 2 NJSIAA tournament on Saturday afternoon. The Bordentown Scotties cinched their role in the game after beating Governor Livingston on Thursday ...

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BORDENTOWN TOWNSHIP, NJ — Bordentown Township Mayor Stephen Benowitz is addressing the County-wide delays in recycling pickup due to driver shortages and is urging residents to utilize the Township's recycling center as Burlington County continues to address the situation.  Calling it a ...

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BORDENTOWN CITY, NJ — Bordentown City Hall is beginning to open back up to the public — on a limited basis.  City Hall, located at 324 Farnsworth Avenue, is now open to the public on Mondays and Fridays from 8:30AM to 11:30AM for municipal transactions, effective this week.  Hands-free hand ...

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BORDENTOWN, NJ — On Friday morning, more than 3,000 law enforcement officers throughout the state will take to the streets of their local communities and run a distance of nearly 750 miles as part of the Special Olympics of New Jersey's Law Enforcement Torch Run. Officers from all over the state ...

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