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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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BORDENTOWN CITY, NJ — Senator Troy Singleton and the Burlington County Commissioners are partnering up to collect new school supplies and backpacks for Burlington County kids in need before the start of the 2021-2022 school year.  Items sought include backpacks, calculators, binders, paper, ...

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ROBBINSVILLE, NJ -- With school reopening in just a few weeks, families are getting ready to prepare their kids with all the necessary supplies that's why the non-profit organization ONE Project is hosting their first annual Back to School Supply Drive to make sure that all students have what they ...

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BORDENTOWN CITY, NJ — Christ Church is currently holding a back-to-school supply collection drive for Bordentown students in need.  Partnering with local civic groups and other churches, Christ Church is seeking donations such as notebooks (composition and spiral), pencils, crayons, markers, ...

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

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BORDENTOWN TOWNSHIP, NJ — The Bordentown community is coming together to help a Township employee and his family in his fight against cancer. Sam Vail, a Public Works employee who works in Building Maintenance, is battling lung cancer. Known around town as “Mr. Fix It” and for his work in ...

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BORDENTOWN, NJ — Senator Troy Singleton (D-Burlington) has brought his Food Truck Fridays back this summer, and his first stop on the tour was Bordentown. As part of his and his office’s effort to address food insecurity, Singleton has partnered once again with the Wanna Pizza This? Food Truck ...

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BORDENTOWN CITY, NJ — Senator Troy Singleton and the Burlington County Commissioners are partnering up to collect new school supplies and backpacks for Burlington County kids in need before the start of the 2021-2022 school year.  Items sought include backpacks, calculators, binders, paper, ...

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

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CENTRAL NEW JERSEY — For the 43rd annual Ride for Runaways hosted by Anchor House, riders will embark on bike rides eight local routes throughout central New Jersey for a total of 500 miles traveled in eight days. It is expected that 35 riders will participate in the bike ride. The Ride For ...

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BORDENTOWN, NJ -- To breathe new life into one of the most historical homes in New Jersey, State Senator Troy Singleton (D-Burlington) recently brought 25 volunteers to the Gardener’s House at newly preserved Point Breeze in Bordentown City to begin landscape work. The volunteer project took place ...

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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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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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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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WESTAMPTON, NJ – A spring donation drive organized by the Burlington County Commissioners and State Senators Troy Singleton and Dawn Marie Addiego for Catholic Charities Providence House Domestic Violence Services was declared a huge success with more than 1,000 items collected for the nonprofit’s ...

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ROBBINSVILLE, NJ — Robbinsville Township is participating in a joint humanitarian effort to provide personal care and other basic items to the 108 individuals recently impacted by activities at the BAPS Temple. On May 11, federal law enforcement officials descended on the BAPS Temple to ...

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BORDENTOWN CITY, NJ  – The Burlington County Board of Commissioners is continuing to team with New Jersey Senators Troy Singleton and Dawn Marie Addiego to collect items for Catholic Charities Providence House Domestic Violence Services and the women and children the nonprofit helps shelter and ...

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MERCER COUNTY, NJ — Rotary Clubs across New Jersey will be stepping out and stepping up for awareness of mental health and substance use disorders to fight stigma through a series of walks on Saturday, May 22. The Awareness Walks strive to eliminate stigmas associated with mental health and ...

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BORDENTOWN CITY, NJ  – The Burlington County Board of Commissioners is teaming with New Jersey Senators Troy Singleton and Dawn Marie Addiego to collect items for Catholic Charities Providence House Domestic Violence Services and the women and children the nonprofit helps shelter and support. Items ...

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BORDENTOWN CITY, NJ – Remember to mark your calendars on Friday night for the Downtown Bordentown Association (DBA) and Kiwanis Club of Bordentown’s “Sock Hop” charity event. The charity sock drive will be taking place on Friday, April 30 from 4PM to 7PM. New socks for all ages are being ...

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CHERRY HILL, NJ — Community-minded superwoman Rachel Holland is now leading the Girl Scouts of Central & Southern New Jersey (GSCSNJ). Holland has been named Chair of the GSCSNJ Board of Directors, which consists of 22 members committed to advancing the organization’s mission to build girls of ...

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