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County Mosquito Control Conducting Spray Treatment in Township Tuesday

September 20, 2021

BORDENTOWN TOWNSHIP, NJ — Burlington County Mosquito Control will be spraying treatments in parts of Bordentown Township Tuesday night.

The spraying will take place on September 21 between 7:00PM and midnight. Mosquito Control trucks will be driving through the area (please see map) spraying Zenivex at 1 to 2 ounces per acre to control adult mosquitoes. 

Mosquito ...

County Holding Paper Shredding Event in Florence This Weekend

FLORENCE, NJ – Burlington County will be holding a paper shredding event this weekend so that County residents can safely dispose of papers and documents, especially those with sensitive information. 

The free event will take place on Sunday, September 26 from 9AM to 1PM, rain or shine, at the Burlington County Resource Recovery Complex, also known as the landfill, in ...

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!

County Health Department to Hold Flu Shot Clinic in Bordentown City: The County Health Department will again offer seasonal ...

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

BORDENTOWN, NJ — Take advantage of the lingering warm weather by checking out one or more of the many events going on in and around Bordentown this weekend! 

Marching Scotties Hosting Inaugural "Bandemonium" Competition Featuring Ten Schools

The Bordentown Regional High School Marching Scotties will be hosting its first-ever marching band competition this ...

Bordentown City Boat Ramp Re-Opens After Being Closed Due to Storm Damage

BORDENTOWN CITY, NJ — The Bordentown City boat ramp has now re-opened after it had been closed due to damage brought on by heavy storms earlier this month. 

The ramp has been closed since September 2 after the remnants of Hurricane Ida brought 3.1 inches of rain to Bordentown, causing significant damage to Bordentown City's beach, including the boat ...

Burlington County Holding Drive-Up Food Distribution Event This Weekend

WESTAMPTON, NJ — Burlington County, in partnership with the Food Bank of South Jersey, will be holding a Drive-Up Food Distribution event on Saturday, September 18, from 10AM to 12PM. 

The event will be taking place at 695 Woodlane Road in Westampton. Those attending should enter through the Burlington County Institute of Technology campus and continue through ...

Motor Vehicle Commission's Mobile Unit Coming to Bordentown Township

BORDENTOWN TOWNSHIP, NJ — Senator Troy Singleton, Assemblyman Herb Conaway and Assemblywoman Carol Murphy are bringing the New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission (MVC) straight to you in October. 

The three legislators have organized the MVC Mobile Unit to operate at the Bordentown Township Senior Center on Saturday, October 2 from 10AM to 2PM. 

“We know how ...

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!

'Let's Roll': Cranbury Resident Todd Beamer Helped Retake United Flight 93 on September 11, 2001 (September ...

Singleton Hosting Free Back-to-School Haircut, School Supply Event

BURLINGTON, NJ — Senator Troy Singleton, who represents Bordentown in the Legislature, is hosting another free back-to-school haircut day on Saturday, September 11 for students of the 7th Legislative District. 

Singleton has partnered up with Barberz Inc. to offer kids age 12 and under free haircuts. Those attending will also receive free backpacks and school supplies ...

Bordentown Rotary Hosting Mini Golf Family Event and Fundraiser

BORDENTOWN, NJ – The Bordentown Rotary Club is hosting a Mini Golf Outdoor Family Event and Fundraiser on Tuesday, October 5 from 5PM to 8PM. 

The event will be hosted at Liberty Lake Day Camp. 

Tickets are $30 per adult and $20 per child under 16. Tickets include mini golf, prizes and a buffet picnic dinner with beer, wine and soft drinks. 

A silent ...


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$50K Powerball Lotto Ticket Sold at Hamilton Gas Station

September 16, 2021

HAMILTON, NJ — Check your lottery tickets! One lucky lottery player who bought their ticket in Hamilton hit it big in Wednesday night's Powerball drawing, winning $50,000 on a third-tier prize. The ticket, which was sold at the Exxon gas station location at 1824 Whitehorse Mercerville Road in Hamilton, matched four of the five white balls and the ...

'Let's Roll': Cranbury Resident Todd Beamer Helped Retake United Flight 93 on September 11, 2001

CRANBURY, NJ — On September 11th, 2001, a Cranbury resident was one of the many brave passengers on United Airlines Flight 93 who tried to take control of the hijacked plane that crashed in Shanksville, Pennsylvania.

Todd Beamer had lived in Cranbury for a year with his wife and two children before being killed in the crash.

Beamer was born in Flint, Michigan in 1968.

Upcoming Events


Thu, September 23, 3:00 PM

Bordentown Township Senior Center, Bordentown

COVID Vaccine Clinic

Health & Wellness


Thu, September 23, 7:00 PM

VIRTUAL, Bordentown

Bordentown Township Planning Board Meeting


How to Remove Spotted Lanternfly Eggs

What are Spotted Lanternflies?

Spotted Lanternflies were first spotted in the United States in 2014 in Pennsylvania. Since 2014, they have spread to more than seven states, including New Jersey, Delaware, and Maryland. Spotted Lanternflies are an invasive species having the potential to cause devastating damage to vegetation and agricultural businesses.

County Waiving All Adoption Fees at Animal Shelter

September 17, 2021

WESTAMPTON, NJ –The Burlington County Animal Shelter is waiving all adoption fees for dogs and cats for the next 30 days as part of a "clear the shelter" promotion to help find pets loving homes and alleviate a space crunch.

The shelter, located at 35 Academy Drive in Westampton, is currently at capacity due to the normal seasonal lag in adoptions and influx of strays and ...

Jordan's Way Fundraiser Helps Raise $8K for County Animal Shelter During Livestream Event

WESTAMPTON, NJ – Kris Rotonda will do most anything to help shelter animals and those who care for them. The staff and volunteers at the Burlington County Animal Shelter can now say the same.

During a four-hour livestream on Wednesday, the volunteers and shelter staff endured whipped cream pies to the face, danced in dog costume and performed physical challenges, all to solicit donations ...

Sports Parenting Tips Inspired by Simone Biles

As we begin gearing back up for school and our kids’ sports activities, Simone Biles courageous decision to prioritize her mental wellbeing over greater recognition, opens up new, healthier ways for us to support our young athletes.  

Simone showed parents and kids alike that even an Olympic four-time gold medal winner can experience performance anxiety. She showed us when our ...

From Terrorist Attacks to Floods, Firefighters Union President Reflects on 20 Years Since 9/11

September 11, 2021

September 11, 2001 was sunny with a bright blue sky. It was a Tuesday.  

I was a rookie Firefighter who reported to work that morning. We had just received delivery of our new Squad and all personnel were at Station 2 training on the new apparatus. Being the rookie I was sent to pick up bagels for my tour. While driving back the music on the radio was interrupted by a news flash that ...

New Kidney Care Bills Vital for Expanding Coverage & Reducing Costs

Starting dialysis seven years ago was a bit of a rude awakening. I had to accept that my day-to-day life had changed, and that I’d now need to devote significant time each week just to go through treatments. One of the most challenging parts of the process, though, was learning the ins and outs of the healthcare system. 
It was a difficult adjustment, but I’ve been lucky ...

Former Giants QB Manning New Spokesperson for Investors Bank

September 10, 2021

SHORT HILLS, NJ – Investors Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ: ISBC) will bring two-time Super Bowl-winning quarterback Eli Manning into the huddle this fall as a spokesperson and key player in a multimedia advertising campaign highlighting the next phase of his career.

Manning, who led the New York Giants to Super Bowl wins over the New England Patriots in both the 2007 and 2011 seasons, ...

New Jersey Date Night: Make the Grape Escape to Garden State Wineries

September 18, 2021

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

Thoughts of wine typically take your mind straight to Italy, France or Napa Valley. It’s understandable, but if you want to experience a mind-blowing date filled with beauty and flavor you should start thinking about New Jersey vineyards. 

Our state has many wineries from which to choose and most ...

How to Ensure Your Furnace Is Ready for Winter’s Cold Nights

The cooler nights of September are the perfect reminder to get your furnace ready for the long winter ahead. Any work on HVAC can be intimidating, and professionals should handle most tasks, but there are steps you can take to keep the heat on this winter.

We’ll look at some ways to prep your furnace for winter and the situations that call for expert help. With some preventive ...

Prep Your Home for Winter With These Easy Fall Tasks

There’s nothing quite like the weather in autumn. With the heat of summer finally breaking, it’s time to start enjoying more time outdoors and keep the windows open. With favorable weather, it’s easy to forget the cold and dark nights of winter looming ahead.

Luckily, there are several steps you can take during the fall to help prepare your home for the harsh conditions of ...

Movement, Meditation, and Nature: 5 Tips to Alleviate Stress

Stress has a negative impact on our mental and physical health. It can cause various physical ailments like headaches, stomachaches, tight muscles, fatigue, and even high blood pressure. Mentally, stress can make it difficult to concentrate or create memory problems.

But in our busy society run by the pressure of work, family, and the need to do more, how do we alleviate stress?

There are ...

Fall Flavors: Cooking With the Season’s Bounty

With spring and summer on their way out, it’s time to start looking ahead to fall, and one of the best parts of this time of year is cooking with all the great seasonal fruits and vegetables that thrive in these cooler months.

If you’re unsure what’s in season in September or don’t know what to do with the piles of produce-lining grocery store shelves, look no further.

Easy, Crowd-Pleasing, and Seasonal: 5 Side Dish Recipes for Fall

September brings with it a host of fresh produce: grapes, apples, leeks, brussel sprouts, cauliflower, lettuce, mushrooms, parsnips, and so much more! There are tons of delicious, in-season fruits and veggies ripe for whipping up mouth-watering side dishes. If you’re wondering how you’ll incorporate seasonal produce into your fall meals, here are a few of the best recipes for your ...

Say Goodbye to Summer With a Blowout Bash

As summer wraps up, it’s tempting to transition to cozy fall gatherings right away, but don’t move too quickly! Having a “goodbye summer” party is a great way to celebrate the last fresh, vibrant colors, sounds, and flavors of summer with your friends and family. So pull out the last of your summer décor and try these tips for making the most of your final summer ...

7 Tips for Creating a Lasting Fitness Plan

Now that the bulk of the pandemic is behind us, many are looking for ways to get back in their old fitness routine or start a new one. Whether you’re back at the gym or in your home fitness center, here are seven tips for creating a new routine you’ll actually stick to!

Start Slow

When starting a fitness routine, many people make the mistake of taking on more than they are ...

5 Tasty, Healthy Food and Wine Pairings

Light salad or grilled salmon make for delicious dishes perfect for the warm evenings of summer. Plus, those long summer days leave even more time for designing the ideal dinner. The hardest part may not be collecting the recipes or the cooking—and definitely not the eating—but rather finding the perfect wine to drink along with it!

If you’re looking to wow a partner, family, ...