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Canine Response Team Honored for Work with County's Special Needs Students

September 25, 2022

WESTAMPTON, NJ — The Burlington County Special Services School District (BCSSSD) has been going to the dogs.

The BCSSSD has engaged in a partnership with the Tri-State Canine Response Team since Spring 2021, and the Team is now set to be honored by the District's Board of Education this week as a sign of appreciation for being a "remarkable" addition to the ...

BRHS Student Becomes One of 369 in World to Get Perfect Score on AP Exam

BORDENTOWN, NJ — The Bordentown Regional School District is celebrating the major, and rare, accomplishment of a Bordentown Regional High School (BRHS) student. 

Kush Gandhi earned a perfect score on the college-level Advanced Placement® (AP®) Computer Science A (CSA) exam in the Spring of 2022, making him one of only 369 students in the world to earn every point ...

Burlington County Library Celebrates One Year of StoryWalk®

WESTAMPTON, NJ — The Burlington County Library System (BCLS) is celebrating one year of StoryWalk®, a permanent, outdoor installation created to promote physical activity, early literacy and family time together in nature.

Located at the Burlington County Library in Westampton, StoryWalk® consists of 20 pedestals installed along a mesmerizing natural ...

Burlington County Commissioners Announce Female Student Scholarship Winners

MOUNT HOLLY, NJ – The Burlington County Commissioners and Burlington County Women’s Advisory Council announced the winners of the County’s annual student scholarships recognizing female graduates who have demonstrated leadership and interest in equity and women’s issues.

The $1,000 scholarships were awarded earlier this summer to Myla Walker, Anna Nguyen and Maya Martin ...

Playground for Special Services Students to be Renovated Thanks to Agreement Between County, District

WESTAMPTON, NJ – The Burlington County Special Services School District will be able to renovate the playground at its Westampton Campus thanks to an agreement with the Burlington County Commissioners to help fund the project.

The County Commissioners approved a cost-share agreement with the district that specifies the County will contribute $400,000 to the cost of renovating the ...

As School Year Begins, BRHS Senior Class Selling Scottie Spirit Wear

BORDENTOWN, NJ — With the 2022-2023 school year set to begin next week and Fall sports gearing up, it's a great time to show your Scottie pride and support the Bordentown Regional High School Senior class at the same time!

The Class of 2023 is currently selling Scottie Spirit Wear. Clothing includes full-zip jackets, fleece shorts, tank tops, crewneck and hooded ...

Registration Now Open for Allied Health Programs for Adults at BCIT

WESTAMPTON/MEDFORD, NJ — As September inches closer, the Burlington County Institute of Technology (BCIT) is highlighting the Allied Health programs that its Adult Education offers the public with day or evening classes. 

BCIT Adult Education is currently accepting students seeking to gain certifications as a Certified Nurses Aid, Dental Assistant, ECG ...


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New Jersey Should Abandon its Costly and Unrealistic Energy Master Plan

Almost three years ago, Governor Murphy released the state’s Energy Master Plan with great fanfare.  A so called roadmap for the state to eliminate greenhouse gas emissions and fundamentally transform the economy by 2050.   The only thing the EMP will accomplish will be to make energy unaffordable for New Jersey consumers and businesses.

 After much fanfare, the Board ...

NJEDA to Create Offshore Wind Workforce and Skills Development Grant Challenge

TRENTON, NJ - Opportunities to develop job skills for careers in New Jersey’s growing offshore wind industry are coming to residents across the state, particularly those in New Jersey.s Overburdened Communities,

Approved earlier this month by the NJEDA’s Board, the $3.725 million Offshore Wind Workforce and Skills Development Grant Challenge (Grant Challenge) will offer grants to ...

NJEDA To Open Food Security Planning Grant Program Application September 27

TRENTON, NJ - The New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA) announced that it will open applications for its $1.5 million Food Security Planning Grant Program on Tuesday, September 27. This competitive program offers grants ranging from $75,000 to $125,000 to municipal governments, county governments, and redevelopment agencies to develop plans to improve food ...

Healthy Living

Healthy for Halloween: Best Seasonal Fruits and Veggies

The leaves fall as the warm weather turns colder, and tank tops give way to sweaters and crewnecks. As the seasons shift, so do cravings for a warmer, thicker theme to our favorite food and drinks. However, nothing tastes as delicious across the seasons as a crisp, ripe, and perfectly excellent fruit or vegetable. That refreshing, sweet taste is just as pristine no matter in what season you ...

Why You Should Consider Working Out in the Morning

Making an effort to live a healthier lifestyle can be difficult, especially if you try to make too many changes simultaneously. Research suggests that morning exercise may help you accomplish some of your other health goals.

Keep reading to learn the potential benefits of getting in an early workout.

Curb Your Cravings 

While there’s more research to be done, morning exercise ...

Upcoming Events


Mon, October 3, 7:00 PM

Carslake Community Center, Bordentown City

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Carslake Community Center and Virtual, Bordentown City

Bordentown City Commissioners Meeting


Mon, October 10, 7:00 PM

Carslake Community Center and Virtual, Bordentown City

Bordentown City Commissioners Meeting

Heavy Delays on Portion of Route 130 in Township Due to Downed Wires, Damaged Traffic Light

September 16, 2022

BORDENTOWN TOWNSHIP, NJ — A portion of Route 130 Southbound in Bordentown Township is currently experiencing heavy traffic delays as of Friday afternoon. 

According to the Bordentown Township Police Department (BTPD), Route 130 South in the area of Dunns Mill Road in Bordentown Township is reduced to one lane of traffic as of 12:45PM on Friday, September 16 due to downed ...

Part of Route 130 in Township Closed Due to Motor Vehicle Accident

BORDENTOWN TOWNSHIP, NJ — A portion of Route 130 is closed in the south end of Bordentown Township as of 3:30PM Tuesday due to an accident, according the Bordentown Township Police Department (BTPD).

Route 130 South is closed in the area of Burlington Road due to a motor vehicle collision, the BTPD said in an e-mail sent out via the Nixle system on Tuesday afternoon. Route 130 North ...

County's Free Improv Workshop Will Help You Find Your Creative Side

September 20, 2022

EASTAMPTON, NJ — Interested in starting a hobby, or career, in improve comedy but don't know where to start? The Burlington County Parks System is bringing an Improv Workshop to the area that may be a perfect jumping off point for you. 

ComedySportz, the longest-running show in Philadelphia history, is bringing its Improve Workshop to Historic Smithville Park in Eastampton ...

Grab Your Boots! Free Country Line Dancing Returns to Fairgrounds on Wednesday

COLUMBUS, NJ — Dust off your dancing boots! The Burlington County Parks System is bringing back its popular Country Line Dancing series at the County Fairgrounds in Columbus throughout September and part of October. 

Whether you are an experienced dancer and want to show off your skills, or if you are a first-timer who wants to learn the basics, the Fairgrounds ...

Christ Church's Annual Blessing of the Animals Set for Sunday in Bordentown City

September 29, 2022

BORDENTOWN CITY, NJ — Christ Church Bordentown will once again be holding the annual Blessing of the Animals on Sunday, October 2 from 9:15AM to 9:30AM.

Join the community with your pets, pictures of pets or stuffed animals. 

Christ Church will also be collecting supplies for Bordentown City Cats, the Burlington County Animal Shelter and the ...

Bordentown City Cats Kitties of the Week: Walter & Tortilla

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 Walter and Tortilla!

Walter and Tortilla are 7 month old siblings who were rescued from a farm where they were in danger of dog attacks. Walter and Tortilla are very close to each other and even cry ...

Film Shoot Brings Robert DeNiro, Whoopi Goldberg and Other Stars to NJ

October 2, 2022

JERSEY CITY, NJ — An upcoming film “Inappropriate Behavior,” has brought film legend Robert DeNiro, and a host of other A-list celebrities to Jersey City in recent week. 

According to sources the film also stars Bobby Cannavale, Whoopi Goldberg and Rainn Wilson.

Stephanie Daniels, director of the Mayor’s Office on Films, said the project is using multiple ...

Choose New Jersey Opens Office in Ireland

NEWARK, NJ — Choose New Jersey, an organization that stimulates job creation and attracts business to the state, has opened an office in Ireland, making New Jersey the first state in the U.S. to have an economic development office in that nation.

“New Jersey’s longstanding connection to Ireland, which was fortified during our recent economic mission, will be further ...

Third Annual "Bolt for Becky" 5K Will Honor Life of Burlington County Paramedic

September 27, 2022

MOUNT LAUREL, NJ — After a three-year hiatus, Rowan College at Burlington County (RCBC) will be hosting the Third Annual "Bolt for Becky 5K" this weekend to honor the life of an RCBC alumna who passed away from breast cancer. 

Rebecca "Becky" Scott was a firefighter, EMT and Paramedic who was diagnosed at the age of 27 with Stage IV metastatic breast cancer ...

Annual 'Flags for Heroes' Display to be Held at RWJ Hospital

HAMILTON, NJ — The breathtaking field of flags assembled by the Rotary Club of Robbinsville Hamilton's "Flags for Heroes" program is now open for supporters to sponsor one or more of the hundreds of flags that will adorn the roadway in front of Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Hamilton.

The third annual Flags for Heroes display will fill the ...

Andy Kim Receives Foreign Policy for America (FPFA) Endorsement

September 29, 2022

MARLTON, NJ — Today, Andy Kim announced he has been endorsed for reelection by the Foreign Policy for America (FPFA).

“I’ve dedicated my entire adult life to public service and worked with our military and civilian leaders, and with both Republicans and Democrats to keep Americans safe at home and abroad,” said Andy Kim. “The experience I’ve gained working ...

Andy Kim Receives SEIU NJ State Council Endorsement

MARLTON, NJ — Today, Andy Kim announced he has been endorsed for reelection by the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) NJ State Council.

“Our daily lives are defined by who we interact with, they make our lives better – from our home care workers to motor vehicle inspection workers, to municipal service workers and resident physicians, and so many others – ...

Help for Hurricane Ian's Victims Coming from New Jersey

September 29, 2022

TRENTON, NJ — Members of the New Jersey National Guard will soon deploy to Florida to help in the aftermath of Hurricane Ian, which made landfall on Wednesday as a Category 4 storm.

Gov. Phil Murphy announced 135 members, in addition to 40 military and support vehicles will be sent to help with the storm response.

“We are thankful for the 135 men and women who bravely ...

Help from New Jersey Headed to Puerto Rico Following Hurricane Fiona

TRENTON, NJ — New Jersey is sending aid to Puerto Rico to help those impacted by Hurricane Fiona, which made landfall on Sunday, September 18. The storm brought more than 20 inches of rain and heavy wind, causing major infrastructure damage and power outages to the island.

"Our hearts and prayers are with the people of Puerto Rico during this devastating time," Gov. Phil ...

Chipotle to Pay New Jersey $7.75 Million to Settle Child Labor Law Violations

TRENTON, NJ — Chipotle Mexican Grill will pay the State of New Jersey a record $7.75 million to settle child labor law violations.

A 2020 New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development (NJDOL) audit identified more than 30,000 violations that impacted minors at Chipotle locations in New Jersey. Those violations included Chipotle not abiding by limits on the number of hours ...

Federal Legislation Would Harm Small Businesses, Consumers & Cybersecurity Protections

September 25, 2022

At a time of economic uncertainty and seemingly ever-present inflation, it is important that we do all we can to ensure families have what they need, and small businesses are able to continue to invest and grow jobs. While our region is still seeing positive economic growth, we can all see challenges looming on the horizon.

Yet, I am concerned that some challenges might be self-inflicted by ...

Opinion: Congress Can Help All Kidney Patients

Life with kidney disease comes with many challenges. There are daily hurdles such as the time required for dialysis treatments, frequent doctor appointments, and coordinating care plans between healthcare professionals. Then there are the more significant problems, like managing overall health to be considered for a kidney transplant, being at a higher risk for other health problems, and managing ...

New Jersey's Reintroduction to Regional Rail

NEW JERSEY — Thousands of New Jerseyans every year take the regional Amtrak train, mostly from Newark, Metropark and Trenton.

The regional trains are a step below the faster, more expensive Acela, and a step above New Jersey Transit trains trundling locally along the same main line between New York City and Philadelphia (with SEPTA).

Over the decades, I had taken the regionals ...

Seeing The Bigger Picture: How to Access it When You Mess Up

Can you think back to a time when you messed up bad on something that you committed a lot of time and care to? Something really important to you.

Well, I recently messed up big time and I’m hoping my story will give you the gift it gave me. My mess up has to do with myself alone, and yours may even have to do with other people, but the wisdom to be had applies either way. 

I ...