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Fresh Summer Staple: 8 Creative Ways to Use Watermelon

Watermelon: It's summer’s favorite fruit. Packed with several vitamins and minerals (including potassium, magnesium, and vitamins A, B, and C) and lots of water, this fruit is a seasonal staple for a reason. And while cutting off a chunk and diving in for a juicy bite is everyone’s favorite way to indulge, there are many other ways to enjoy this fruit. From refreshing ...

Light and Fresh Recipes for Hot Summer Days

Late summer is a magical time of year when life seems exponentially more exciting. Nothing elevates a summer outing like a light, refreshing dish, whether you’re partial to a good picnic, a delicious barbecue, or a trip to the beach, lake, or reservoir.

After all, summer has a unique airy, bouncy feel that leaves you and your companions more energized and excited for the coming ...

Guide Rail Replacement to Cause Lane, Shoulder Closures on Route 29

July 27, 2022

HAMILTON, NJ — A long-term project that could take almost a year to complete is now underway along Route 29 through Hamilton, Trenton and Ewing, according to the New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT). The project, which will replace guide rails, will cause shoulder and lane closures. 

The NJDOT said that construction sign installation was set to ...

Road Work Planned for South Olden Avenue Starting This Week

HAMILTON, NJ — More road work is coming to another major street in Hamilton Township.

The Mercer County Department of Transportation and Infrastructure announced that South Olden Avenue, also known as County Route 622, will be resurfaced between Cedar Lane and Liberty Street. The work that is caused by deteriorated pavement surface conditions will include ...

Upcoming Events

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Thu, August 11, 7:00 PM

VIRTUAL, Bordentown Township

Bordentown Township Planning Board Meeting

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Sun, August 14, 9:00 AM

Carslake Community Center, Bordentown City

Bordentown Farmer's Market

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Mon, August 15, 7:30 PM

Municipal Building Meeting Room/Court Room, Bordentown Township

Bordentown Township Committee Meeting

New Jersey Extends Outdoor Dining Options Until November 2024

August 4, 2022

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ — Gov. Phil Murphy signed a new law Wednesday that extends outdoor dining in New Jersey until November 2024.

"There are restaurants and bars and growing numbers of breweries that are still relying on the outdoor dining spaces they were allowed to create to get themselves back financially to where they were pre-pandemic," Murphy said. "We want to see ...

July 27 is National New Jersey Day 2022

NEW JERSEY - July 27th is National New Jersey Day. 

New Jersey was the third state to ratify the Constitution of the United States of America and the first state to ratify the Bill of Rights. New Jersey's central location amidst the thirteen colonies during the colonial era made it home to several battles during the Revolutionary War. And while it is the most densely ...

Bordentown Elks Lodge to Host Red Cross Blood Drive on August 22

August 5, 2022

BORDENTOWN TOWNSHIP, NJ — Bordentown Elks Lodge 2085 will be hosting a Red Cross blood drive later this month to help during a time of a severe shortage of blood supplies. 

The drive will take place on Monday, August 22 from 2PM to 7PM at the Elks Lodge, located at 11 Amboy Road.

Both "Power Red" and the most common "Blood" donations will be taken; donors ...

Reusable Bag Drive with Bordentown Donation Site Hosted by Food Bank of SJ, County

WESTAMPTON, NJ – The Food Bank of South Jersey and Burlington County are partnering up to help get groceries into the hands of those who need them through a reuseable bag drive.

Between now and September 30, most Burlington County Library System branches, including the Bordentown Branch, will serve as collection sites for the Food Bank’s reuseable bag campaign. The Burlington ...

Bordentown City Cats Hosting Major Online Fundraiser for New Facility

August 10, 2022

BORDENTOWN CITY, NJ — The local non-profit Bordentown City Cats has been successfully addressing and controlling the town’s outdoor cat population since 2003, and now it is looking for the community’s help so that they can further its efforts.

Since its inception, the all-volunteer group has expanded to rescue stray and abandoned cats, trap and socialize feral kittens so ...

Bordentown City Cats Kitties of the Week: Bolivar & Blue

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 Bolivar and Blue!

Bolivar, a 3-year-old male, and Blue, a 1-year-old male, are a very bonded pair originally from Texas. They were happily living with a family with three young ...

Friends of the Mt. Laurel Library Used Book & Media Sale

July 13, 2022

Friends of the Mt. Laurel Library Used Book & Media Sale!  LOTS of great stuff for kids and adults! 

Wednesday, July 20- 6PM-8:30PM - Paid members Preview Sale.

Thursday July 21st-12PM-8:30PM Open to Public-don't have to be a member of library or resident of Mt. Laurel  

Friday July 22nd-12PM-4:00PM Open to public

Saturday July 23rd- ...

TAPinto Reader Mail Bag: Not Shy About Speaking Up!

NEW JERSEY — TAPinto's News Around New Jersey readers had a lot to say recently about our recent stories focusing on guns, red-light-running and the money perks for those running the most powerful union in New Jersey.

The biggest response was about a foundation report on what the top officials of the New Jersey Education Association were earning in salaries and from a separate ...

New Jersey’s Disabled Community Feels Inflation the Most

Whether we push a shopping cart down the supermarket aisle or order through a delivery app, all New Jerseyans are noticing that grocery prices are on the rise. 

The cost of buying food has increased by 9.1% over the past year, according to government data released last month. Combined with fluctuating gas prices, rising rents as well as interest rates, inflation is forcing many of us to ...

Sen. Joseph Lagana Discusses School Safety Legislation, Says Students Must Be Protected

August 10, 2022

PARAMUS, NJ — Sen. Joseph Lagana has three main inspirations for wanting to keep New Jersey's children safe at school.

"I try to use my real-life experience and apply it to my job as a legislator," Lagana (D - District 38) told TAPinto. "And part of (that) is being a father and having three kids."

When he takes his daughters — who are headed into ...

New Jersey's Hospital-based Violence Intervention Programs Receive $10 Million in Funding

TRENTON, NJ — New Jersey's hospital-based violence intervention programs (HVIPs) are getting a big financial boost.

Gov. Phil Murphy and Acting Attorney General Matthew Platkin announced Monday the programs, which help and support victims of violence, will receive $10 million in federal American Recovery Plan (ARP) funds.

“The Paterson Healing Collective is pleased to ...

State Parole Board Chairman Talks About New Grant to Help Offenders with Substance Use Disorder

TRENTON, NJ — New Jersey's State Parole Board is teaming up with Rutgers University Behavioral Health Care to help offenders struggling with substance use disorder, both before and after their release.

"We're confident that this is something that could be life-changing to a lot of people," State Parole Board Chairman Samuel J. Plumeri, Jr. told TAPinto.

Seeing the Sea: What it Means to You and Me

So many of us flock to the ocean in the summer. What do you think about when you look out at the ocean? Cooling off? Relaxation? A summer state of mind? How does being by the ocean impact you?

I pondered just that, when my sister Lois and I had a precious beach getaway in Spring Lake. On a warm and windy June day, we sat peacefully in our beach chairs staring out at the endless expanse of ...

Trinity's Treasures Sale Set for Saturday at Trinity United Methodist Church

August 4, 2022

BORDENTOWN CITY, NJ — Trinity United Methodist Church (TUMC) will be hosting a "Trinity's Treasures" sale this weekend that will help the Church support community members in need. 

The sale will take place on Saturday, August 6 from 9AM to 1PM at TUMC, located at 339 Farnsworth Avenue in Bordentown City. 

The Trinity's Treasures sale will feature ...