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Menendez, Booker Announce $66M to New Jersey to Fight Opioid Abuse

September 26, 2022

JERSEY CITY, NJ — New Jersey has been awarded $66,756,027 in federal funding from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to continue the state’s comprehensive efforts to tackle the opioid epidemic, U.S. Senators Bob Menendez and Cory Booker (both D-NJ) announced on Monday.

“We know that the opioid crisis has impacted individuals from all communities ...

Just Breathe: County Hosting Free Tuesday Night Yoga Classes at Ag Center

MOORESTOWN, NJ — Feeling overwhelmed or stressed out? Or maybe you are looking for a new, low-impact but energizing way to move your body?

The Burlington County Parks Department has just the program for you on several evenings.

The County is offering free outdoor vinyasa flow yoga classes on Tuesdays this summer and fall, including tomorrow, August 30, on the front lawn of the ...

Weekly COVID Vaccine Clinics Return to Burlington County

BURLINGTON COUNTY, NJ — The Burlington County Health Department is bringing back its weekly COVID vaccination clinics to three locations throughout the County beginning Wednesday. 

The clinics, which are being operated in partnership with Mobile Medical Services and Technology (MMST) will be offering COVID vaccinations to Burlington County residents ages 6 months and older.

County to Offer New Omicron-Specific Boosters at Upcoming Vaccine Clinics

WESTAMPTON, NJ – The Burlington County Health Department is launching new community vaccine clinics to bring COVID-19 shots back into local communities, including the new bivalent boosters aimed at older COVID-19 viral strains and newer Omicron variants.

The new updated boosters from Pfizer and Moderna offer stronger protection against the BA.4 and BA.5 Omicron subvariants that are now ...

UPPA Baby Stroller Recall Due to Fingertip Amputation Hazard

A recall has been issued for approximately 14,400 UPPAbaby All-Terrain RIDGE Jogging Strollers because the rear disc brakes have openings that may “cause amputation or laceration if a non-occupant child’s fingertip gets caught in the openings while the stroller is in use,” according to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission.

The recall involves all UPPAbaby all-terrain ...

Three Weekly COVID Vaccine Clinics Returning to Burlington County

WESTAMPTON, NJ — The Burlington County Health Department is bringing back its weekly COVID vaccination clinics to three locations throughout the County beginning next month. 

Starting on Wednesday, September 14, the Health Department will be offering vaccine clinics in the following locations:

Wednesdays from 9AM to 3PM at the Gibson House, located at 535 E. Main Street ...

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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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Mon, October 3, 7:00 PM

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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 ...