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Developer 'Dark Money' Influences Warehouse Construction Say BurlCo Senators

September 25, 2021

BURLINGTON COUNTY, NJ -- Burlington County State Senators Troy Singleton and Dawn Addiego are sounding the alarm about the influence of developers wielding political influence over warehouse developments through so-called "dark money" political donations. 

In particular, the senators are calling into question donations by a Political Action Committee (PAC) named Ocean County ...

Singleton Calls on Motor Vehicle Commission to Reopen for All Transactions

MOORESTOWN, NJ — State Senator Troy Singleton is calling on the New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission (MVC) to reopen its agencies for all transactions.

"For the past 18 months, our state government has had to find ways to adapt in order to provide continued services to the citizens of New Jersey. This includes the New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission," said Singleton on ...

City Street Sweeper Returns to Normal Operations, Ticketing Resumes

BORDENTOWN CITY, NJ — Bordentown City's street sweeper has resumed its normal operations and routes throughout town. 

According to an e-mail message sent to residents on Tuesday by Mayor Jennifer Sciortino, Deputy Mayor Joe Myers and Commissioner James E. Lynch, Jr., road construction throughout the City is complete for the time being, and the street sweeper will now ...

President Biden Coming to NJ to Inspect Tropical Storm Damage, Declares Emergency to Provide Federal Aid

NEW JERSEY -- President Joe Biden will visit New Jersey on Tuesday to one of the towns hardest hit by the flooding and related fires caused by Tropical Storm Ida - Manville, Somerset County.  In Mullica Hill, a tornado, believed to be an EF 3 carrying winds up to 150 mph, destroyed homes in minutes. 

In Bordentown, it is estimated that the storm quickly dropped more ...

Murphy Forms Task Force on Afghan Refugee Assistance to Coordinate State Efforts

TRENTON, NJ – Governor Murphy on Friday signed Executive Order No. 256, establishing the Task Force on Afghan Refugee Assistance to report directly to the Office of the Governor.

The task force will be chaired by Adjutant General and Commissioner of the New Jersey Department of Military and Veterans Affairs (DMAVA) Brigadier General Dr. Lisa J. Hou and will serve to coordinate ...

Cannabis Regulatory Commission Sets Rules for Legal Marijuana Sales in NJ

TRENTON, NJ —The New Jersey Cannabis Regulatory Commission (CRC) voted last week to adopt the first set of rules that will guide the cultivation, manufacture and sale of recreational cannabis in the state. The rule adoption paves the way for the opening of applications for cannabis business licenses – the next step in the process to make personal-use cannabis available for ...

State Employees, Higher Ed Staff Must Be Vaccinated Under Murphy Executive Order

TRENTON, NJ — Governor Murphy announced on Monday that he is deepening the pool of individuals who must be vaccinated for COVID-19 beyond teachers, and health care workers. Now, all state employees, including anyone employed at agencies or authorities, are also under the same vaccine mandate. The mandate, put in place by executive order, also includes employees at public colleges ...

Rep. Kim Holding Telephone Town Hall on Internet Scams, Cybersecurity

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Andy Kim (NJ-03) will be holding a telephone town hall on Thursday, August 19th, at 5:30PM to discuss issues related to cybersecurity safety, awareness and internet scams.  

Residents of Burlington and Ocean Counties can sign up for the telephone town hall on the Congressman’s website by clicking here. 

“In ...

Singleton Urges Gov to Use Federal Funds to Offset $250M Unemployment Insurance Hike

TRENTON, NJ – In response to the New Jersey Department of Labor’s announcement last week that the unemployment insurance tax will increase $250 million come October 1, Senator Troy Singleton is urging Governor Phil Murphy to immediately dedicate a portion of New Jersey's federal relief funding to offset the burden on the business community. 

In a letter sent to the ...

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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

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Bordentown Farmer's Market

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Mon, September 27, 7:30 PM

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Bordentown Township Committee Meeting

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Thu, September 30, 3:00 PM

Bordentown Township Senior Center, Bordentown

COVID Vaccine Clinic

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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 ...