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Lenape High School Ranks in Top 100 of Best Public High Schools in NJ:

September 28, 2022

MEDFORD, NJ — Lenape High School has placed at #100 out of 425 of the "Best Public High Schools in New Jersey", according to the school search platform 

Niche gave the High School an overall grade of A.

The rankings for 2023 released by Niche Tuesday gave Lenape High School an A+ in sports, an A for clubs and activities, diversity and ...

Canine Response Team to be Honored for Work with County's Special Needs Students

WESTAMPTON, NJ — The Burlington County Special Services School District (BCSSSD) has been going to the dogs.

The BCSSSD has engaged in a partnership with the Tri-State Canine Response Team since Spring 2021, and the Team is now set to be honored by the District's Board of Education this week as a sign of appreciation for being a "remarkable" addition to the ...

Burlington County Library Celebrates One Year of StoryWalk®

WESTAMPTON, NJ — The Burlington County Library System (BCLS) is celebrating one year of StoryWalk®, a permanent, outdoor installation created to promote physical activity, early literacy and family time together in nature.

Located at the Burlington County Library in Westampton, StoryWalk® consists of 20 pedestals installed along a mesmerizing natural ...

Burlington County Commissioners Announce Female Student Scholarship Winners

MOUNT HOLLY, NJ – The Burlington County Commissioners and Burlington County Women’s Advisory Council announced the winners of the County’s annual student scholarships recognizing female graduates who have demonstrated leadership and interest in equity and women’s issues.

The $1,000 scholarships were awarded earlier this summer to Myla Walker, Anna Nguyen and Maya Martin ...

Four Lenape High School Seniors Advance in National Merit Scholarship Competition

MEDFORD, NJ — Four Lenape High School seniors are among over 16,000 Semifinalists nationwide who have advanced in the 68th annual National Merit Scholarship Program competition, officials announced on Wednesday.

Rohan S. Gawande, Colin Hermack, Adithya N. Selvakumar and Shirleen Zheng now have the chance to continue in the competition, which awards some 7,250 National Merit Scholarships ...

Mount Laurel Allocated $1.5M in State Aid to Expand Preschool

MOUNT LAUREL, NJ — The Mount Laurel school district is one of only 27 school districts in New Jersey that will receive expanded funding for preschool, announced Governor Phil Murphy on Thursday. 

The New Jersey Department of Education (DOE) funding is Preschool Expansion Aid (PEA) allocated to create or expand access to high-quality preschool programs in the 2022-2023 ...

LRHSD Board of Education Approves 5-Year Contract for District Staff

SHAMONG, NJ — The Lenape Regional High School District (LRHSD) Board of Education unanimously approved a five-year employment contract with the Lenape District Education Association (LDEA) at a special meeting on Tuesday, August 30.

The LDEA members — comprised of teachers, counselors, nurses, media specialists, child study team members, secretaries, paraprofessionals and ...

Playground for Special Services Students to be Renovated Thanks to Agreement Between County, District

WESTAMPTON, NJ – The Burlington County Special Services School District will be able to renovate the playground at its Westampton Campus thanks to an agreement with the Burlington County Commissioners to help fund the project.

The County Commissioners approved a cost-share agreement with the district that specifies the County will contribute $400,000 to the cost of renovating the ...

Mount Laurel's McKenna Named Trustee at Rowan College at Burlington County

MOUNT LAUREL, NJ — Mount Laurel's Alexis McKenna will now serve as an alumni trustee from Rowan College at Burlington County (RCBC), from where she has received two degrees in a 10-year timeframe. 

According to RCBC, McKenna overcome a lot to earn her first RCBC degree. But, her positive educational experience brought her back 10 years later.

“As an older ...

Registration Now Open for Allied Health Programs for Adults at BCIT

WESTAMPTON/MEDFORD, NJ — As September inches closer, the Burlington County Institute of Technology (BCIT) is highlighting the Allied Health programs that its Adult Education offers the public with day or evening classes. 

BCIT Adult Education is currently accepting students seeking to gain certifications as a Certified Nurses Aid, Dental Assistant, ECG ...


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County Compensating Essential Frontline Workers with American Rescue Plan Act Funds

September 30, 2022

MOUNT HOLLY, NJ — Burlington County plans to use some of its American Rescue Plan Act funds to compensate frontline County workers who have provided essential services during the COVID-19 pandemic.

“From the very beginning of the pandemic, our County has done everything possible to help our residents overcome the challenges of COVID-19. We distributed personal protective ...

County Commissioner Deputy Director: Affordability, COVID Recovery Continue to be a Priority

CINNAMINSON, NJ – Burlington County Commissioner Deputy Director Tom Pullion delivered the keynote address at this week's Burlington County Regional Chamber of Commerce’s annual State of the County dinner to the assembled business and community leaders, emphasizing that the County continues to prioritize affordability and helping residents and businesses recover from the ...

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New Study Says New Jersey Is One of the Happiest States in America

September 25, 2022

NEW JERSEY — Despite research from the American Psychiatric Association (APA) that finds that 87% of Americans feel “anxious” or “very anxious" about inflation, New Jerseyans seem to be among the least impacted, according to a new study by WalletHub.


In its analysis of 2022’s Happiest States in America, ...

How Safe Are NJ’s Schools For Students With Disabilities?

As New Jersey’s students return to the classroom this month, tragic events from earlier in the year remain a cause for concern in schools here and across the country. 

The mass killing of students at the Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas sparked debate over the state’s gun laws as well as outrage toward local law enforcement’s failure to protect the innocent. This ...

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 ...

Lenape Field Hockey Is Ready to Fight For Every Victory This Season

September 6, 2022

MEDFORD, NJ — The approach that the Lenape High School field hockey program is taking with regard to the upcoming regular season is quite admirable — and it may ultimately prove to be successful as well.

The Indians’ schedule is full of top level opposition, but they are focused on giving their very best effort each and every time they step on the field, regardless of ...

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 ...

Andy Kim Receives Foreign Policy for America (FPFA) Endorsement

September 29, 2022

MARLTON, NJ — Today, Andy Kim announced he has been endorsed for reelection by the Foreign Policy for America (FPFA).

“I’ve dedicated my entire adult life to public service and worked with our military and civilian leaders, and with both Republicans and Democrats to keep Americans safe at home and abroad,” said Andy Kim. “The experience I’ve gained working ...

Andy Kim Receives SEIU NJ State Council Endorsement

MARLTON, NJ — Today, Andy Kim announced he has been endorsed for reelection by the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) NJ State Council.

“Our daily lives are defined by who we interact with, they make our lives better – from our home care workers to motor vehicle inspection workers, to municipal service workers and resident physicians, and so many others – ...

Federal Legislation Would Harm Small Businesses, Consumers & Cybersecurity Protections

September 23, 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 ...

Burlington County Animal Shelter Looks to ‘Clear the Shelter’ on Saturday

August 25, 2022

WESTAMPTON, NJ – The Burlington County Animal Shelter is hosting a special end-of-summer bash to help find loving forever homes for the dogs and cats that reside there.

The Clear the Shelter Open House will be held this Saturday, August 27, from noon to 3 PM at the Burlington County Animal Shelter, located at 35 Academy Drive. The event will feature food trucks, music, games, ...

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 ...

TAPinto Kenilworth Publisher to Perform in Local Musical

KENILWORTH, NJ — Not having a plan is part of Telina Cuppari's plan.

"I'm the most impulsive person in the world," Cuppari, the owner and publisher of TAPinto Kenilworth, said. "I've always been spontaneous. I'm more of a go-by-the-seat-of-your-pants kind of girl. I don't like planning."

Earlier this year, Cuppari saw an article on ...