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Singleton Bill Would Strengthen Structural Integrity of Buildings

September 30, 2022

TRENTON, NJ — A bill sponsored by Senator Troy Singleton (D-Burlington) to enhance the structural integrity of buildings in New Jersey advanced in the State Senate on Thursday. 

The Senate Community and Urban Affairs Committee passed legislation sponsored by Singleton and Senator Linda Greenstein (D- Mercer/Middlesex) that would strengthen the State Uniform ...

Singleton Bill Would Expand Penalties for Illegal Gun Sales

TRENTON, NJ – In an effort to crack down on illegal gun sales, Senator Troy Singleton introduced legislation on Thursday to expand culpability requirements for unlawful firearms trafficking violations.

"Approximately 80 percent of crime guns traced in New Jersey come from out of state. Firearms legally bought out of state are often sold illegally within the State. We must continue ...

Singleton Bill Would Allow for the Impounding of "Boom Cars"

TRENTON, NJ — Senator Troy Singleton (D-Burlington) introduced legislation on Thursday to authorize the impoundment of nuisance motor vehicles — commonly referred to as "boom cars."

The bill, S-3047, which is also sponsored by Senators Nilsa Cruz-Perez (D-Camden/Gloucester) and James Beach (D-Burlington/Camden), defines a nuisance motor vehicle as "a vehicle in ...

Bordentown Township Seeks Volunteer Resident to Serve on Planning Board

BORDENTOWN TOWNSHIP, NJ — Are you a Bordentown Township resident who is looking to have a bigger voice in the town's decision-making process? 

The Township is currently seeking one resident volunteer to serve on the Township Planning Board. Training is required and provided. The position is not paid. 

Planning Board meetings are typically held the second and ...

Bordentown City Partners With Mortefontaine, France to Foster Historical, Cultural Tourism

BORDENTOWN CITY, NJ — Bordentown City is going international.

Known throughout the region as the location of Joseph Bonaparte’s Point Breeze Estate, City officials are making a connection with a town in France that the former King of Naples and King of Spain also called home.

The Bordentown City Commissioners unanimously passed a resolution on Monday night to authorize a Mutual ...

New Jersey Gas Tax Going Down by 1 Cent Per Gallon

NEW JERSEY — A little bit of relief at the gas pump is coming for New Jersey motorists, with the state's gas tax set to decline by one cent per gallon beginning on October 1. 

New Jersey State Treasurer Elizabeth Maher Muoio said that the gas tax reduction is triggered by a 2016 law that determines funding levels for the State's Transportation Trust Fund (TTF) ...

Hundreds of Thousands of New Jerseyans Have Unclaimed Assets: Treasury Department

TRENTON, NJ – The New Jersey Department of the Treasury’s Unclaimed Property Administration returned a record $163 million in assets to rightful owners in Fiscal Year 2022, which concluded at the end of June. More than 200,000 new assets were reported to the State this year alone that are now waiting to be returned to the public.

“Returning valuables to the rightful ...

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Upcoming Events

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Mon, October 3, 7:00 PM

Carslake Community Center, Bordentown City

Bordentown City Planning Board Meeting

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Thu, October 6, 7:00 PM

Carslake Community Center and Virtual, Bordentown City

Bordentown City Commissioners Meeting

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Mon, October 10, 7:00 PM

Carslake Community Center and Virtual, Bordentown City

Bordentown City Commissioners Meeting

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New Jersey Should Abandon its Costly and Unrealistic Energy Master Plan

Almost three years ago, Governor Murphy released the state’s Energy Master Plan with great fanfare.  A so called roadmap for the state to eliminate greenhouse gas emissions and fundamentally transform the economy by 2050.   The only thing the EMP will accomplish will be to make energy unaffordable for New Jersey consumers and businesses.

 After much fanfare, the Board ...

NJEDA to Create Offshore Wind Workforce and Skills Development Grant Challenge

TRENTON, NJ - Opportunities to develop job skills for careers in New Jersey’s growing offshore wind industry are coming to residents across the state, particularly those in New Jersey.s Overburdened Communities,

Approved earlier this month by the NJEDA’s Board, the $3.725 million Offshore Wind Workforce and Skills Development Grant Challenge (Grant Challenge) will offer grants to ...

NJEDA To Open Food Security Planning Grant Program Application September 27

TRENTON, NJ - The New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA) announced that it will open applications for its $1.5 million Food Security Planning Grant Program on Tuesday, September 27. This competitive program offers grants ranging from $75,000 to $125,000 to municipal governments, county governments, and redevelopment agencies to develop plans to improve food ...

Healthy Living

Four-Ingredient Bowl Meals You Can Make in Less Than 30 Minutes

The satisfaction of preparing a meal with your own two hands is like a secret ingredient that enhances the flavor of food. A home-cooked meal can give you a sense of satisfaction in providing nourishment for those you love. And for those enjoying the meal, it lets them know they're being thought of, cared for, and protected. The bonus is that cooking at home is healthier and less expensive ...

Healthy for Halloween: Best Seasonal Fruits and Veggies

The leaves fall as the warm weather turns colder, and tank tops give way to sweaters and crewnecks. As the seasons shift, so do cravings for a warmer, thicker theme to our favorite food and drinks. However, nothing tastes as delicious across the seasons as a crisp, ripe, and perfectly excellent fruit or vegetable. That refreshing, sweet taste is just as pristine no matter in what season you ...

Upcoming Events

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Mon, October 3, 7:00 PM

Carslake Community Center, Bordentown City

Bordentown City Planning Board Meeting

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Thu, October 6, 7:00 PM

Carslake Community Center and Virtual, Bordentown City

Bordentown City Commissioners Meeting

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Mon, October 10, 7:00 PM

Carslake Community Center and Virtual, Bordentown City

Bordentown City Commissioners Meeting

Heavy Delays on Portion of Route 130 in Township Due to Downed Wires, Damaged Traffic Light

September 16, 2022

BORDENTOWN TOWNSHIP, NJ — A portion of Route 130 Southbound in Bordentown Township is currently experiencing heavy traffic delays as of Friday afternoon. 

According to the Bordentown Township Police Department (BTPD), Route 130 South in the area of Dunns Mill Road in Bordentown Township is reduced to one lane of traffic as of 12:45PM on Friday, September 16 due to downed ...

Part of Route 130 in Township Closed Due to Motor Vehicle Accident

BORDENTOWN TOWNSHIP, NJ — A portion of Route 130 is closed in the south end of Bordentown Township as of 3:30PM Tuesday due to an accident, according the Bordentown Township Police Department (BTPD).

Route 130 South is closed in the area of Burlington Road due to a motor vehicle collision, the BTPD said in an e-mail sent out via the Nixle system on Tuesday afternoon. Route 130 North ...

County's Free Improv Workshop Will Help You Find Your Creative Side

September 20, 2022

EASTAMPTON, NJ — Interested in starting a hobby, or career, in improve comedy but don't know where to start? The Burlington County Parks System is bringing an Improv Workshop to the area that may be a perfect jumping off point for you. 

ComedySportz, the longest-running show in Philadelphia history, is bringing its Improve Workshop to Historic Smithville Park in Eastampton ...

Grab Your Boots! Free Country Line Dancing Returns to Fairgrounds on Wednesday

COLUMBUS, NJ — Dust off your dancing boots! The Burlington County Parks System is bringing back its popular Country Line Dancing series at the County Fairgrounds in Columbus throughout September and part of October. 

Whether you are an experienced dancer and want to show off your skills, or if you are a first-timer who wants to learn the basics, the Fairgrounds ...

Bordentown City Cats Kitties of the Week: The Church Kittens!

October 3, 2022

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

This week's featured cats are The Church Kittens: Sydney, Malcolm and Davis!

Sydney, Malcolm and Davis were born behind Christ Church in Bordentown City in late April and were rescued in July. They were being fed by a ...

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

BORDENTOWN CITY, NJ — Christ Church Bordentown will once again be holding the annual Blessing of the Animals on Sunday, October 2 from 9:15AM to 9:30AM.

Join the community with your pets, pictures of pets or stuffed animals. 

Christ Church will also be collecting supplies for Bordentown City Cats, the Burlington County Animal Shelter and the ...

Film Shoot Brings Robert DeNiro, Whoopi Goldberg and Other Stars to NJ

October 2, 2022

JERSEY CITY, NJ — An upcoming film “Inappropriate Behavior,” has brought film legend Robert DeNiro, and a host of other A-list celebrities to Jersey City in recent week. 

According to sources the film also stars Bobby Cannavale, Whoopi Goldberg and Rainn Wilson.

Stephanie Daniels, director of the Mayor’s Office on Films, said the project is using multiple ...

Choose New Jersey Opens Office in Ireland

NEWARK, NJ — Choose New Jersey, an organization that stimulates job creation and attracts business to the state, has opened an office in Ireland, making New Jersey the first state in the U.S. to have an economic development office in that nation.

“New Jersey’s longstanding connection to Ireland, which was fortified during our recent economic mission, will be further ...

Singleton to Partner with Farmers Against Hunger for Community Service Project at Specca Farms

October 3, 2022

SPRINGFIELD, NJ — Senator Troy Singleton will be partnering with Farmers Against Hunger this month for a gleaning event in the Bordentown area for his monthly "Serve with Senator Singleton" community service project — and he is looking for volunteers to help. 

The service project will be taking place on Saturday, October 29 from 10AM to 12PM at Specca Farms, ...

Third Annual "Bolt for Becky" 5K Will Honor Life of Burlington County Paramedic

MOUNT LAUREL, NJ — After a three-year hiatus, Rowan College at Burlington County (RCBC) will be hosting the Third Annual "Bolt for Becky 5K" this weekend to honor the life of an RCBC alumna who passed away from breast cancer. 

Rebecca "Becky" Scott was a firefighter, EMT and Paramedic who was diagnosed at the age of 27 with Stage IV metastatic breast cancer ...

Andy Kim Receives Communication Workers of America (CWA) Local 1036 and Local 1032 Endorsement

October 3, 2022

MARLTON, NJ — Today, Andy Kim announced he has been endorsed for reelection by the Communication Workers of America (CWA) Local 1036 and Local 1032.

“Unions have long set the standard for what a fair workplace looks like, and it’s through their example that so many others have been inspired to exercise their right to collective bargaining,” said Andy Kim.

Help for Hurricane Ian's Victims Coming from New Jersey

September 29, 2022

TRENTON, NJ — Members of the New Jersey National Guard will soon deploy to Florida to help in the aftermath of Hurricane Ian, which made landfall on Wednesday as a Category 4 storm.

Gov. Phil Murphy announced 135 members, in addition to 40 military and support vehicles will be sent to help with the storm response.

“We are thankful for the 135 men and women who bravely ...

Help from New Jersey Headed to Puerto Rico Following Hurricane Fiona

TRENTON, NJ — New Jersey is sending aid to Puerto Rico to help those impacted by Hurricane Fiona, which made landfall on Sunday, September 18. The storm brought more than 20 inches of rain and heavy wind, causing major infrastructure damage and power outages to the island.

"Our hearts and prayers are with the people of Puerto Rico during this devastating time," Gov. Phil ...

Chipotle to Pay New Jersey $7.75 Million to Settle Child Labor Law Violations

TRENTON, NJ — Chipotle Mexican Grill will pay the State of New Jersey a record $7.75 million to settle child labor law violations.

A 2020 New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development (NJDOL) audit identified more than 30,000 violations that impacted minors at Chipotle locations in New Jersey. Those violations included Chipotle not abiding by limits on the number of hours ...

Federal Legislation Would Harm Small Businesses, Consumers & Cybersecurity Protections

September 25, 2022

At a time of economic uncertainty and seemingly ever-present inflation, it is important that we do all we can to ensure families have what they need, and small businesses are able to continue to invest and grow jobs. While our region is still seeing positive economic growth, we can all see challenges looming on the horizon.

Yet, I am concerned that some challenges might be self-inflicted by ...

Opinion: Congress Can Help All Kidney Patients

Life with kidney disease comes with many challenges. There are daily hurdles such as the time required for dialysis treatments, frequent doctor appointments, and coordinating care plans between healthcare professionals. Then there are the more significant problems, like managing overall health to be considered for a kidney transplant, being at a higher risk for other health problems, and managing ...

New Jersey's Reintroduction to Regional Rail

NEW JERSEY — Thousands of New Jerseyans every year take the regional Amtrak train, mostly from Newark, Metropark and Trenton.

The regional trains are a step below the faster, more expensive Acela, and a step above New Jersey Transit trains trundling locally along the same main line between New York City and Philadelphia (with SEPTA).

Over the decades, I had taken the regionals ...

Seeing The Bigger Picture: How to Access it When You Mess Up

Can you think back to a time when you messed up bad on something that you committed a lot of time and care to? Something really important to you.

Well, I recently messed up big time and I’m hoping my story will give you the gift it gave me. My mess up has to do with myself alone, and yours may even have to do with other people, but the wisdom to be had applies either way. 

I ...