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Send BRHS Class of 2021 Students a Smile With a Winter Gram

January 18, 2021

BORDENTOWN, NJ -- Because of the ongoing pandemic, Senior year of high school, for the second year in a row, is not looking or feeling like many had hoped. Traditional trips, activities and "rites of passage" are forced to once again be canceled, and learning is "hybrid", and sometimes even all-remote.

However, that is not stopping a group of Bordentown ...

RCBC Offering Free Dental Care to Kids in February

MOUNT LAUREL, NJ – February is "Give Kids a Smile" month, a national initiative that helps underserved children get the dental care they need for free. Rowan College at Burlington County (RCBC) is joining the charge, along with over 1,500 organizations across the country. 

Throughout the entire month, RCBC's Dental Hygiene Clinic will offer free dental care to ...

BRHS Student Among Winners of County's Drug-Free Poster Contest

BORDENTOWN, NJ-- A Bordentown Regional High School student is being recognized for her creativity and art skills by the Burlington County Commissioners.

Ashley Gonzalez was one of five runners-up in the County's 2020 "Red Ribbon" contest. The contest is part of "Red Ribbon Week", which takes place every year throughout the United States from October 23 to 31 and is the ...

Changes Coming to the Way Students, Teachers are Evaluated in NJ

TRENTON, NJ--  A new executive order will mean sweeping changes for the way teachers and students are evaluated for the 2020-2021 school year.

Governor Phil Murphy, who has long said this isn’t a normal school year due to COVID-19, announced the changes during his Monday COVID press conference. 

As part of the order, high school seniors will not have to ...

Bordentown Regional High School Goes All-Virtual

BORDENTOWN TOWNSHIP, NJ-- Bordentown Regional High School is going all-virtual.

Beginning Monday, January 11, BRHS will be all-remote, according to a post on its website. The building will only be open to staff, and the current schedule of classes from 7:30am to 12:05pm will be followed.

According to BRHS, students will be able to return to the building on Tuesday, January 19, with the ...

Citing Financial Struggles, Trenton Catholic Academy to Close

HAMILTON, NJ -- A school that has been known by generations of Hamiltonians as St. Anthony's, McCorristin, and finally as Trenton Catholic Academy (TCA) for the last 15 years, has announced that it will be closing. Citing financial struggles that have left the school with a "$2 million deficit each year and a cumulative need for $24 million in financial support over the ...

Bordentown Regional Board of Education Looking to Fill Vacancy

BORDENTOWN TOWNSHIP, NJ— Are you a Bordentown Township resident who is interested in serving your community and having a greater input in education issues that affect the school district?

The Bordentown Regional Board of Education may have just the role for you.

The Board is currently accepting resumes and letters of interest to fill a vacancy representing Bordentown Township for a ...

BRSD School Buildings Will Close Due to Snow, But Virtual Instruction Will Continue

BORDENTOWN, NJ-- Due to virtual learning forced by the ongoing pandemic, "snow days" are going to feel different this year for both students and teachers. 

The Bordentown Regional School District will be closing school buildings on Thursday and Friday, December 17 and 18, due to the predicted snow storm arriving Wednesday into Thursday. 

However, school will be held ...

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NJ Transit Gets Federal Grant to Use A.I. to Study Crowds, Mask Wearing on RiverLINE

January 23, 2021

NEWARK, NJ – NJ TRANSIT is the recipient of a federal grant that will use artificial intelligence and video analytics to study customer flow on the River LINE light rail system in response to COVID-19. The pilot program will provide  data that allows for better crowd management, as well as faster incident response and needs-based operational changes.

The $600,000 grant was ...

Mercer County Congresswoman Watson Coleman Tests Positive for COVID After Capitol Riots

MERCER COUNTY, NJ -- Congresswoman Bonnie Watson Coleman (NJ-12) received a positive rapid antigen test result for COVID-19 on Monday, according to a press release from her office. She believes she was exposed during protective isolation in the U.S. Capitol building as a result of insurrectionist riots on January 6. As reported by multiple news outlets, a number of ...

RCBC Facebook Town Hall to Discuss Paying for College

MOUNT LAUREL, NJ  – For many students, the terms “college” and “financial aid” go hand-in-hand. And for some, these terms provide a necessary means to achieving an otherwise insurmountable goal -- earning a degree. 

If you’d like to learn more about:


The types of financial aid available to you,


How to apply for financial ...

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Register Now for Free Virtual Panel Discussion Featuring Distinguished COVID-19 Experts, January 14

January 10, 2021

TAPinto will host a panel discussion featuring distinguished COVID-19 experts on January 14, 2021, at 6:00 p.m. This virtual gathering is free for attendees, but registration is required. 

The panel, presented by Atlantic Health System and moderated by Communications Consultant Bruno Tedeschi, will feature Dr. Michelle Cholankeril, Division Chief of ...

Foods That Make You Feel Good When You’re Craving New Jersey Classics

January 23, 2021

NEW JERSEY — Disco fries, deep-fried Italian hot dogs, cheesy breakfast sandwiches — New Jersey restaurants are home to foods we crave, even if they’re not the best choices for our bodies on a daily basis.

We wondered, when it comes nutrition, can you have your cheesecake and eat it, too?

Michele Smith, licensed mental health counselor, certified intuitive eating counselor ...