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This Saturday: Bordentown Teen's Clothing Swap Fundraiser Benefits Local Homeless

September 21, 2021

BORDENTOWN, NJ – A Bordentown teen is organizing an upcoming fundraising event to help the local homeless population while letting donors fill their closets at the same time.

Mia Nissim, a student at Bordentown Regional High School, is hosting a clothing swap fundraiser on Sunday, September 26 at 5PM in nearby Columbus with ticket proceeds going towards purchasing ...

Singleton to Host Volunteer Event at Local Farm to Help Food Insecure Families

FLORENCE, NJ — Senator Troy Singleton is partnering with Farmers Against Hunger for his latest "Serve With Senator Singleton" community service project, and he is looking for volunteers to help. 

Singleton is looking for 20 volunteers to help with his event at Clover Valley Farm, located at 1091 Florence Columbus Road in Florence, on Saturday, October 9 from 10AM ...

Blood Drive for Local Teen Daniel Applegate Set for October 1

BORDENTOWN TOWNSHIP, NJ – The Bordentown community is coming together to help an area teen with his fight against a rare condition.

Daniel Applegate, of Florence, was diagnosed with Evans Syndrome/ALPS at the age of 9. Evans Sydrome is a rare autoimmune disorder in which the body makes antibodies that destroy red blood cells, platelets and white blood cells.

At 14, he was ...

Clifton Mill Running Group Raising Awareness, Funds One Lap at a Time for Breast Cancer

BORDENTOWN, NJ — The Clifton Mill Running Group (CMRG) is hoping to raise breast cancer awareness and funds, one lap at a time, through a first-ever awareness run next month. 

The CMRG will be hosting its inaugural Breast Cancer Awareness Run/Walk in the Clifton Mill development in Bordentown Township on October 16 from 8:30am to 12:30pm.

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'Stuff the Truck' with Be Kind's Donation Drive for Refugees

ROBBINSVILLE, NJ – BeKind, a Robbinsville-based charitable organization, is stepping up their efforts to provide humanitarian support to refugees from Afghanistan who are temporarily being housed at Joint Base McGuire Fort Dix Lakewood by holding a week-long "Stuff the Truck" donation drive. 

Between now and Friday, September 17, BeKind will be ...

Boy Scout Troop 13 Helps "Beautify Bordentown" With Litter Clean Up Day

BORDENTOWN CITY, NJ — Boy Scout Troop 13 has once again helped keep Bordentown clean, as the Scouts held their "Beautify Bordentown" day last weekend. 

Twelve Scouts, along with four adult volunteers, took to the streets of Bordentown on Saturday afternoon with the goal of keeping the town beautiful by cleaning up trash and litter. 

The ...

First Presbyterian Church Collecting Items for Afghan Refugees at JBMDL

BORDENTOWN CITY, NJ — First Presbyterian Church in Bordentown City is collecting supplies for the Afghan refugees who are temporarily residing at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst (JBMDL), after the Church's Mission Commission was recently contacted by Base officials for help.

Donated items can be dropped off at the Church office, located at 435 Farnsworth Avenue at the ...

Be Kind Holding Humanitarian Donation Drive for Refugees at Joint Base

ROBBINSVILLE, NJ — With refugees fleeing the Taliban takeover of Afghanistan arriving for temporary housing at nearby Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, the non-profit community group BeKind is joining the humanitarian efforts to support the needs of these individuals of all ages. 

The group is collecting much needed supplies including diapers, wipes, ...

Bordentown Teen Organizing Clothing Swap Fundraiser to Benefit Local Homeless

BORDENTOWN, NJ – A Bordentown teen is organizing an upcoming fundraising event to help the local homeless population while letting donors fill their closets at the same time.

Mia Nissim, a student at Bordentown Regional High School, is hosting a clothing swap fundraiser on Sunday, September 26 at 5PM in nearby Columbus with ticket proceeds going towards purchasing ...

Over 1,000 Items Donated in School Supply Drive Organized by Singleton, Commissioners

WESTAMPTON, NJ — Hundreds of Burlington County students will be better prepared for the start of the new school year thanks to a successful backpack and school supplies drive organized by the Burlington County Commissioners and State Senators Dawn Marie Addiego and Troy Singleton, which included a collection site at the Bordentown Branch of the Burlington County Library. 

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Murphy Implements Vaccine-or-Be-Tested Mandate for Child Care Personnel

September 21, 2021

TRENTON, NJ  – Governor Phil Murphy announced on Monday that all child care center personnel will have to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or be subject to regular testing up to two times per week. Under the executive order that he signed, all child care centers will have until November 1, to come into full compliance with the vaccine or testing requirement.

After ...

$50K Powerball Lotto Ticket Sold at Hamilton Gas Station

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 ...

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Sun, September 26, 9:00 AM

Carslake Community Center, Bordentown City

Bordentown Farmer's Market

Food & Drink

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Mon, September 27, 7:30 PM

VIRTUAL, Bordentown

Bordentown Township Committee Meeting

Government

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Thu, September 30, 3:00 PM

Bordentown Township Senior Center, Bordentown

COVID Vaccine Clinic

Health & Wellness

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Bordentown City Cats "Cats of the Week" Looking for Fur-ever Homes

September 24, 2021

BORDENTOWN CITY, NJ — TAPinto Bordentown is excited to be spotlighting kittens and cats that are up for adoption through Bordentown City Cats. 

This week's featured cats are Friskie and Pearl! 

Friskie and Pearl are siblings who are about 4-months old. These beautiful mini-panthers are very loving, curious, friendly and playful! While they ...

Christ Church's Annual Blessing of the Animals Set for October 3 in Bordentown City

BORDENTOWN CITY, NJ — Christ Church Bordentown will once again be holding the annual Blessing of the Animals on Sunday, October 3 at 9:15AM. 

Father Matt will be blessing pets, stuffed animals and St. Francis statues at the service. If your beloved pet is deceased, or does not like to travel, Father Matt will also bless a picture or other memento that represents your ...

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, ...

Easy Fall Cocktails to Celebrate the Start of the Season

September 25, 2021

NEW JERSEY — The air is turning cooler, the days are getting shorter and pumpkin spice is everywhere. Now’s the time to get into the autumn spirit with these easy cool-weather cocktails you can make at home.

Pumpkin Spice White Russian: Over ice, combine 2 oz. vodka, 1 oz. pumpkin spice liqueur, 1 oz. coffee liqueur and 1 oz. cream.

Maple Old Fashioned: In a ...

Christ Church's Annual Blessing of the Animals Set for October 3 in Bordentown City

September 23, 2021

BORDENTOWN CITY, NJ — Christ Church Bordentown will once again be holding the annual Blessing of the Animals on Sunday, October 3 at 9:15AM. 

Father Matt will be blessing pets, stuffed animals and St. Francis statues at the service. If your beloved pet is deceased, or does not like to travel, Father Matt will also bless a picture or other memento that represents your ...

Elevate Your Space with These 10 Quick Decorating Ideas

Feeling like your home’s interior decorating needs an upgrade, but not ready to commit a lot of time and money? There are plenty of simple additions or replacements that make a significant impact on the look and feel of the most-used rooms in your house.

Here’s a list of inexpensive items you can use to elevate your indoor space and tips on how they affect your home’s ...

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 ...

Low-Impact Cardio Exercises to Keep Your Heart Healthy

As we get older, staying active can feel like it comes with a price—muscle and joint pain. But there are low-impact cardio alternatives that can keep you feeling fit and flexible without aggravating sensitive knees or hips!

 

This list of nine low-impact cardio exercises exemplifies best practices for staying fit.

 

Benefits of Cardio

You may have given up on ...

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 ...

10 Easy Ways to Celebrate Grandparent’s Day With Loved Ones

Grandparent’s Day is on Sept. 12, and it’s the perfect time to start planning a celebration! Although Mother’s Day and Father’s Day tend to get the most attention, taking time to show appreciation for grandparents is an important way to acknowledge the pivotal role they play in our lives. Here are 10 easy ways to show the grandparents in your life just how much you ...

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 ...

Must-Have Products to Build Your Basic Skincare Routine

There are literally hundreds of products available when it comes to skincare, and choosing what to use (and when) can feel overwhelming. The good news? There’s nothing wrong with beginning a small, simple skincare routine without feeling pressured to include all of the newest products. Ultimately, the best skincare routine is one that you’ll actually stick with, so choose the products ...

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 ...