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BurlCo Seeks $13 Million in Federal Funds for Rental Assistance

January 17, 2021

MOUNT HOLLY, NJ – In an effort to further assist Burlington County residents and businesses during the coronavirus pandemic, Burlington County has submitted an application to the U.S. Department of Treasury to obtain $13 million for a soon-to-launch rental assistance program.

“Throughout 2020, we made it our County’s mission to help our residents and small ...

Singleton Wants to Help Schools, Small Biz Upgrade Ventilation Systems During Pandemic

TRENTON, NJ – A Senate committee on Thursday approved a bill sponsored by Senate President Steve Sweeney and Senator Troy Singleton that would help schools and small businesses in New Jersey upgrade their water and ventilation systems to better protect the health of students, educators, customers and workers.

The bill, S3033, would establish the School & Small Business Energy ...

Smokers Deemed Eligible for COVID-19 Vaccine in Stage 1B Rollout

TRENTON, NJ -- Gov. Phil Murphy and the NJ Department of Health are taking heat for putting smokers in the 1B category for people registering to receive the coronavirus vaccine. 

On Wednesday, the governor announced that all residents over age 65, not just those in long-term care facilities, would be the next in line to get the vaccine, along with people who have conditions that ...

Congressman Andy Kim Votes to Impeach President Trump

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Andy Kim (NJ-03) has released the following statement in response to a bipartisan vote in the U.S. House to impeach President Donald Trump for inciting an insurrection which led to the violent and deadly attack on the U.S. Capitol on January 6th, 2021.

“After my vote today, I will go home and explain to my two boys why it was important to impeach ...

Rep. Kim Wants Federal Prison at Fort Dix Locked Down as COVID Surges

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Andy Kim (NJ-03) is demanding action when it comes to COVID-19 at nearby Fort Dix Federal Correctional Institution (FCI).

On Monday, he called on Michael Carvajal, the Director of the Federal Bureau of Prisons, to take immediate steps to address the continued outbreak at Fort Dix FCI.

“The outbreak of COVID-19 at Ft. Dix FCI is ...

City Commissioners Meeting To Be Virtual-Only on Monday

BORDENTOWN CITY, NJ-- If you were planning on attending Monday's Bordentown City Board of Commissioners meeting, you'll now be able to do so from the comfort of your own home.

The meeting, which begins at 7pm, was originally scheduled to be held as usual at the Carslake Community Center but has been changed to a virtual meeting held through the Zoom platform only.

"In ...

Rep. Kim Co-Sponsors Bill to Address Money, Corruption in Politics

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Andy Kim announced on Tuesday that he has signed on as a co-sponsor to the For the People Act of 2021, which would enact stronger ethics laws, work to get the corrupting influence of money out of politics, strengthen election security and make it easier for Americans to vote. Congressman Kim was a vocal advocate and co-sponsor of H.R. 1 in the ...

Murphy Orders Flags to be Flown at Half-Staff to Honor Officer Killed in Capitol Attacks

NEW JERSEY -- Governor Phil Murphy has ordered that all U.S. and New Jersey flags be flown at half-staff on Monday, January 11 in honor of U.S. Capitol Police Officer Brian Sicknick,42,of South River, who died following injuries sustained while defending the U.S. Capitol when it was under siege by rioters on January 6.

In signing the executive order Murphy said, ...

Burlington County Board of Commissioners Organizes for 2021

MOUNT HOLLY, NJ – History was made Wednesday evening when the Burlington County Board of County Commissioners organized for 2021 and used their new Commissioner titles for the first time since a new law took effect switching the Board’s name and titles.

“While the name of our title has changed, our responsibilities have not. As the Burlington County Board of County ...

Rep. Andy Kim Calls for Immediate Removal of President Trump From Office

WASHINGTON, DC-- Congressman Andy Kim (NJ-03) is calling for the immediate removal of President Trump from office.

“Over the past twenty-four hours, I’ve had a chance to reflect on yesterday’s events. Our democracy is a fragile thing. We’ve seen it tested repeatedly across our history; yesterday was one of those moments in which it was brought to the brink," said ...

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

January 11, 2021

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 ...

Movin' Out: New Jersey Tops List of States with 70% Outbound Moves

NEW JERSEY – United Van Lines has released its 44th Annual National Migration Study, revealing that in 2020 Americans continued to move westbound and southbound – and the COVID-19 pandemic factored into and accelerated many of those decisions to relocate.

According to the study, which tracks the company’s exclusive data for customers’ 2020 ...

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 ...

New Jersey Date Night: Get Comfortable at These Good Old-Fashioned Diners

January 14, 2021

New Jersey Date Night is a series on NJ Flavor by relationship writer Craig Rogers.

A new year is upon us and optimistically one may believe that the possibilities are endless. Granted we just came off a year so horrific that it makes Divorce Court look better than Disneyland, so it’s reasonable to be a little trepidatious. But then again, aiming for the positive is a mindset that ...