Township Council Meeting

Please be advised that due to the State of Emergency (COVID-19), this meeting will be conducted remotely via Zoom.Participants may join by visiting: http://www.zoom.us/join or by phone 1-929-205-6099 Meeting ID: 912 8467 3027Passcode: 297391 Participants will be put in a waiting room prior to the meeting starting. They will be muted and may request to speak by opening the ”Participants” window and selecting “Raise Hand”. Participants joining by phone may raise their hand by dialing *9.
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Tue, May 04
6:30 pm
Add to My Calendar 05/04/2021 6:30pm America/New_York Township Council Meeting

Please be advised that due to the State of Emergency (COVID-19), this meeting will be conducted remotely via Zoom.Participants may join by visiting: http://www.zoom.us/join or by phone 1-929-205-6099 Meeting ID: 912 8467 3027Passcode: 297391 Participants will be put in a waiting room prior to the meeting starting. They will be muted and may request to speak by opening the ”Participants” window ...

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Church Street Bridge in Hamilton Reopens

May 3, 2021

HAMILTON, NJ -- Mercer County Executive Brian M. Hughes announced on Friday that the bridge on Church Street over Doctors Creek in Hamilton Township was reopened to the motoring public with the project coming in under budget. Officially known as Bridge No. 672.2 on Church Street, the structure traverses Doctors Creek in the Groveville neighborhood of Hamilton Township.

Rehabilitation ...

200 Volunteers with Mercer Medical Reserve Corps Honored

TRENTON, NJ -- In commemoration of the ongoing National Volunteer Week, Mercer County Executive Brian Hughes praised 200 local residents who have served as members of the Mercer Medical Reserve Corps during the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Mercer’s Medical Reserve Corps is a team of volunteers who collaborate with the County Department of Human Services to strengthen the ...

Murphy Appoints First Woman to Serve as State's Adjutant General

May 3, 2021

TRENTON, NJ — Governor Phil Murphy announced on Monday his nomination of Colonel Dr. Lisa Hou to serve as Adjutant General and Commissioner of the New Jersey Department of Military and Veterans Affairs (DMAVA). Hou would be the first woman and first Asian-American to serve in the Adjutant General position in the state's history.

"Colonel Hou took the ...

Roundtable Discusses Violence, Discrimination Against Asian Americans

TRENTON, NJ – On the eve of Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, members of a newly formed legislative caucus hosted a roundtable on Friday to talk about ways to combat the rise in violence, discrimination and hate-based rhetoric towards people of Asian American and Pacific Island descent.

Members of the Asian American Pacific Islander Legislative Caucus, formed ...

Shower the People You Love With Love: Five Tips for Growing the Love in Your Relationship

I may be putting you on the spot, but have you in the past week told your partner how much they mean to you? I’m thinking of something from the heart like, “Knowing you’re there for me makes me feel so cared for and lucky.” Or a bit milder like, “I appreciate the way you put up with my meltdown the other day.”

If your answer is no, you’re not alone.

Creating Habits of Gratitude

I’ve had a gratitude habit for over ten years now, but the pandemic has raised my gratitude bar. If you don’t already practice daily gratitude I’m going to show you how easy it is to incorporate into your life and how beneficial it is, too. 

For most of us, keeping our spirits up and positive during this pandemic has been a tremendous challenge. But now, as we begin to ...

RWJUH-Hamilton Earns 11th Safety Grade A from Leapfrog Group

May 4, 2021

HAMILTON, NJ -- Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital (RWJUH) Hamilton was awarded with its 11th "A" Hospital Safety Score rating by the Leapfrog Group, an independent national nonprofit run by employers and other large purchasers of health benefits. 

This is the hospital’s eighth consecutive “A” rating.

“Being named the only Leapfrog A hospital in ...

Comfort Keepers® of Robbinsville Celebrates 16 Years of Service

 ROBBINSVILLE, NJ ─ Comfort Keepers® is proud to celebrate 16 years of service in Robbinsville. Families using Comfort Keepers’ services experience the daily doses of joy that come with knowing that their loved ones are receiving uplifting in-home care.

Thanks to the hard work of and commitment to promoting senior independence and maintaining quality of life, countless seniors ...

TAPinto Tips: Intro to SEO

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - If you own a business, you might be familiar with lots of trends in marketing that promise to increase your business: social media and email campaigns, as well as paid and organic ads. One trend that tends to get overlooked is SEO, or search engine optimization. SEO is a proven and necessary tool, but you may ask yourself, “What is it?” and “How can you best ...

Building Diversity, Inclusion and Social Justice Programming in Schools

April 22, 2021

In March, my home state of New Jersey signed into law the Murphy, Reynolds-Jackson & Verrelli Bill requiring schools to include diversity and inclusion (DNI) instruction into their curriculums. When I read that news I was first ecstatic.  I love social justice!  I live and breathe diversity and inclusion.  Preparing students to become leaders who can live and effect change in ...

Delivering Educational Justice: Supporting School Options for Every Child

This moment in educational history is unlike any other. Over the last year, families have faced incredible personal and economic hardships, while children nationwide, especially our most vulnerable, have struggled academically and emotionally. 

The complex question facing America as we recover from this pandemic is, where do we go from here – and how do we do it together? The answer ...

Celebrating Donate Life Month

Springtime has now brought us a renewed spirit and hope as we look forward to the months ahead when we will begin to see each other again in person for community events and activities. Throughout the month of April, we are celebrating National Donate Life Month! This is our time to encourage family, friends and neighbors to register as organ and tissue donors and to honor those who have given the ...

Fun in the Sun at the Hamilton Area YMCA Summer Camp

May 1, 2021

HAMILTON, NJ -- Are your kids ready to enjoy their summer surrounded by their friends? Then, now is the time to sign up for summer camp at the Hamilton Area YMCA that will not only provide fun but lifelong memories. 

Through "screen-less" activities, summer campers will be able to make a return to their normal activities in a safe, healthy and friendly environment. The ...

Hamilton's Kuser Farm Mansion Highlighted on State's Travel Guide

HAMILTON, NJ -- The State of New Jersey is letting people across the state know what locals have known for years - the Kuser Farm Mansion & Park is a go-to place to visit!. Recently, Hamilton’s Kuser Farm Mansion & Park was listed in the 2021 New Jersey Official Travel Guide as a place to visit in their “Getaways from A-Z” article.

The Mansion in the ...

NJ has America’s Best Pizza, Food & Wine Says. But You Already Knew That

May 2, 2021

NEW JERSEY — Food & Wine magazine made waves this week when it declared New Jersey the No. 1 pizza state in America and proclaimed that New York is No. 3. In the No. 2 spot? Connecticut.

You can read the article, in which the author recommends “The Best Pizza in Every State,” here.

MORE: Pizza in High Demand During Pandemic, NJ Restaurant Owners Say

New Yorkers ...

New Jersey Date Night: Spice Things Up with Asian Cuisines

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

There comes a time in every relationship when a little something extra is needed. It’s not that the spark is gone nor is the relationship in any sort of trouble … it just needs a little spicing up. The same thing can be said for your date nights.

Ready to try something new? Flavorful, ...

Emergency Rooms In NJ Flooded With Children Seeking Help With Mental Health

April 8, 2021

The Covid 19 pandemic has had a significant impact on the mental health of children across New Jersey. The people most impacted by Covid-19 are the most vulnerable members of our society. Emergency rooms across New Jersey and the country have been flooded with parents seeking help for children struggling with anxiety, depression and behavioral issues.

Over the past decade the number of ...

NJ Medical Marijuana Patients Seem to Have Been Forgotten




Now that adult-use marijuana is legal in New Jersey, it seems policymakers are so consumed with setting up that market that they have forgotten about medical marijuana patients entirely. Medical marijuana has been legal in New Jersey for over a decade, but the market is underdeveloped with just 14 dispensaries to meet the needs of the state’s110,000 registered medical ...

My Decision Whether or Not to Run for Another Term as Mayor

April 30, 2021

When the time came to decide whether or not to run for another term as your mayor after the year we just endured together, the real questions were:

How do we do better?

How can we be better?

How can I be better, both as your mayor and as a person?

What I’ve learned is those questions cannot be answered from the sidelines, at least not for me.

That is why I am once again ...