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Law Enforcement Torch Run Sprints Through Bordentown Friday

June 10, 2021

BORDENTOWN, NJ — On Friday morning, more than 3,000 law enforcement officers throughout the state will take to the streets of their local communities and run a distance of nearly 750 miles as part of the Special Olympics of New Jersey's Law Enforcement Torch Run.

Officers from all over the state will run one of 26 separate routes to help carry the "Flame ...

Township, City Police Hosting Bike Rodeo for Kids This Weekend

BORDENTOWN TOWNSHIP, NJ — The weather is looking perfect this weekend to get on your bikes!

The Bordentown Township Police Department is partnering with the Bordentown City Police Department, Burlington County Sheriff’s Department, Cross Country Connection Transportation Management Association (TMA) and New Jersey Safe Routes for School to organize a fun and free outdoor bicycle ...

Township, City Police Issuing "Tickets" for Free Ice Cream to Promote Bike Safety

BORDENTOWN, NJ — As the weather gets warmer and the summer approaches, more and more of us are getting outside on bikes, whether it be at parks, paths or streets around our neighborhoods. 

Every year, individuals are killed or seriously injured while riding their bicycles. According to the New Jersey Division of Highway Traffic Safety, head injury is the most serious injury and ...

NJ State Police Increasing Patrols on Roads, Water for Memorial Day Weekend

WEST TRENTON, NJ – For the first time since May of 2019, New Jersey is open for Memorial Day. 

This weekend will kick off the summer season as thousands of motorists will hit New Jersey’s roadways to head to beaches, lakes, State Parks or just across town to a friend’s cookout. Because it has been a long time since many have been able to visit friends and ...

Township and City Police Team Up for Ride Share Safety Campaign

BORDENTOWN, NJ — The Bordentown Township Police Department (BTPD) and Bordentown City Police Department (BCPD) teamed up on Tuesday to kick off a campaign aimed at educating the public about ride share safety. 

The new campaign is being done in conjunction with alcohol-serving establishments in both the Township and City and the #WHATSMYNAME Foundation, which was ...

Township & City Police Partner Up for Youth Police Academy

BORDENTOWN, NJ — The Bordentown Township and Bordentown City Police Departments are partnering up to hold the first-ever Youth Police Academy this summer. 

The program is available to Bordentown Township and Bordentown City youths between the ages of 10 and 17 years old who are interested in a possible career in law enforcement. 

The Academy will be taking place from ...

NJ State Police Searching for Missing 13-Year-Old Girl

HAMILTON, NJ --  The New Jersey State Police (NJSP) is searching for a missing 13-year-old girl and asked for the public's assistance Tuesday evening. The NJSP Missing Persons Unit and State Police Hamilton Station is working to locate Natalee Perez, 13, of Millstone.

Natalee is described as a light-skinned Hispanic female who is five feet, four inches tall weighing ...

Seatbelt Enforcement in Bordentown to Increase as NJ New Jersey Residents Resume Travel

TRENTON, NJ — No seatbelt? “No excuses,” according to New Jersey state officials who are ramping up seat belt checks beginning May 24 through June 6. 

That means any motor vehicle passenger caught without a seatbelt starting Monday will be issued a citation by local, county and state law agencies. The state has even dedicated money toward the “Click It or ...

BTPD to Host Bike Rodeo for Township, City & Fieldsboro Kids

BORDENTOWN TOWNSHIP, NJ — Save the date! The Bordentown Township Police Department (BTPD) will be organizing a fun and free outdoor bicycle day for the community’s youth next month.

The BTPD, in conjunction with the Bordentown City Police Department, Burlington County Sheriff’s Department, Cross Country Connection Transportation Management Association (TMA) and New Jersey ...

BTPD Arrests Willingboro Man for Recent Bonnie Lane Thefts

BORDENTOWN TOWNSHIP, NJ — The Bordentown Township Police Department has arrested a 21-year old Willingboro man for theft and trespassing offenses following recent overnight burglaries to automobiles that have occurred on Bonnie Lane. 

Isiah Taylor, 21, of Glover Lane in Willingboro has been charged with theft and criminal trespassing for incidents that occurred on Monday, May ...

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Bah Humbug: How a NJ School District Just Stole Christmas, Other Holidays from Calendar

June 13, 2021

RANDOLPH, NJ — The Randolph Board of Education voted unanimously on Thursday to remove the names of all holidays from the school calendar, and plans to simply call everything "Day Off". The decision shocked those who were left in attendance at the Board's meeting, after many others had walked out or been asked to leave by security from a raucous public ...

16-Year-Old Pleads Guilty in Bomb Threat Against Princeton University

PRINCETON, NJ -- A 16-year-old Canadian teen has pled guilty to making a bomb threat against Princeton University in September 2020. Mercer County Prosecutor Angelo J. Onofri announced on Tuesday that the teen, whose name is being withheld because he is a juvenile, pleaded guilty in Mercer County Family Court on May 28.

On September 19, 2020, the Princeton University ...

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Sun, June 20, 9:00 AM

Carslake Community Center, Bordentown City

Bordentown Farmer's Market

Food & Drink

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Thu, June 24, 7:00 PM

VIRTUAL, Bordentown Township

Bordentown Township Planning Board Meeting

Government

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Sat, June 26, 11:00 AM

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Bordentown Historical Society Garden Tour

Home & Garden

Relationships are Messy: Some Keys to Embracing the Messiness

“Nothing is perfect. Life is messy. Relationships are complex. Outcomes are uncertain. People are irrational.” Hugh MacKay

My husband Gus and I just finished watching the Netflix series Last Tango in Halifax. The jumble of thoughts and good feelings I am left with inspire me to explore the messiness of relationships. Ooh, can they be messy! 

The two main characters, ...

Four Kittens Looking for Fur-ever Homes Through Bordentown City Cats

May 24, 2021

BORDENTOWN CITY, NJ — TAPinto Bordentown is excited to launch a new feature in conjunction with Bordentown City Cats. Each week, we will be spotlighting some of the organization's cats that are looking for their permanent "fur-ever" homes. 

This week's featured cats are four, 6-week old, adorable kittens named Jonesy, Max, ...

Opinion: In Organ Donation Science Works, Politics Don't

June 5, 2021

In order for ours to maintain its status as the best in the world, every segment of the organ procurement and transplant process in the United States must be held to the highest ethical standards. When it comes to facilitating the life-saving decision by a donor family to give a part of a loved one, all the way through the process to the actual transplantation that gives another person a chance ...

Take Our 2021 Reader Survey: We Want to Hear From You

June 11, 2021

Local news is more important than ever.  To fulfill our mission of providing our readers with objective, daily, local news, we’re conducting a survey on what our readers think about TAPinto and how they engage with the news.  We invite you to take our 2021 Reader Survey.   

Your feedback is important to us and helps us improve the quality of your reader ...

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All candidates are provided the same opportunities to utilize TAPinto to market their candidacies.  All candidates are charged the same amount for the same marketing vehicle. 

To discuss advertising on TAPinto, please contact your local TAPinto site owner/publisher ...

Behind the Tradition: All About the Jersey Shore’s Famous Salt Water Taffy

June 17, 2021

NEW JERSEY — When you think of the Jersey Shore, what comes to mind? Boardwalks? Beaches? How about salt water taffy?

The bite-sized candy has a history that stretches as long as the Atlantic City boardwalk itself.

Salt water taffy was introduced on the AC Boardwalk in the 1880s and became known as the first Atlantic City souvenir, according to AtlanticCityNJ.com. Having been ...

Sprinkler System on the Fritz? Tips and Tricks for What to Fix and When to Call

Outdoor sprinkler system on the fritz with summer around the corner? Here are seven tips and tricks for fixing it yourself and when to call the pros.

Assess and Adjust Sprinkler Heads
The first clue to any sprinkler system problem is usually a sprinkler head that’s not performing optimally. Maybe it won’t raise or lower, it’s spraying unevenly, or it’s not spraying the ...

Upgrade Your Patio for Under $100

As the weather warms up and we all head outside, you may be envisioning an updated patio space to gather with your friends and family. While some outdoor items can be pricey, many simple updates are budget-friendly while making a big impact. If you’re ready to transform your outdoor space without spending a fortune, here are five of the best ways to get started.

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No Garden Yet? No Worries: Here’s What You Can Still Plant In June

Getting outside to work in the garden is a wonderful way to be physically active and soak up some natural vitamin D from the sun. If you haven’t planted anything yet or you’re aiming to increase your harvest, don’t worry. There are lots of nutrient-rich vegetables, herbs, and gorgeous flowers you can still plant in June. Here’s a list to help you get ...

Take Time To Get Lost In A Story: 5 Book Genres For You To Enjoy

Just as exercising is good for physical health, flexing your mental muscles is vital - especially as you age. Reading daily is a wonderful way to give your brain a workout. It stimulates your imagination, engages your concentration and memory, and allows you to learn something new.

Whether you prefer holding a book, using a tablet, or listening to audiobooks, diving into stories you enjoy is ...

Citrus, Coral, and Florals: Summer from the Inside Out

As summer swings into high gear outside, bring some of the color and brightness indoors with your home décor. Perfect for setting the mood every day and during special events, summer décor that includes florals, citrus, and coral tones is a great way to transition from the more muted spring hues to the bold colors of the brightest season. Here are five ways to incorporate these ...

Celebrate Dad with These 4 Fun Ideas

With Father’s Day fast approaching and the possibility of gatherings and parties becoming more likely in many areas, the time is perfect for a celebration that highlights Dad’s favorites and creates a lasting memory for family and friends. If you’re eager to plan something special, here are four ways to celebrate Dad that your guests won’t soon forget!

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Fresh Air and Fitness: 4 Outdoor Workouts for Every Level

Fresh air and fitness – a great combination for any wellness routine! As the weather warms up, consider adding some outdoor workouts to your regular exercise regimen. New surroundings can often make the same moves feel more challenging and exciting, so heading out to your backyard is an easy way to refresh any routine that’s starting to feel repetitive. Here are four great outdoor ...

Spa Day at Home: How to Choose the Best Face Mask for Your Skin

More than ever, home skincare routines are the best way to take advantage of spa-quality products to give you clear, glowing, refreshed skin. Face masks are a great addition to any skincare routine, and regular use (2-3 times per week), can make a noticeable impact on your skin’s health. For everything you need to know when choosing a face mask, read on!

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