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County Woman Who Drove 90 MPH Drunk, Killing Teen, Pleads Guilty

September 29, 2022

MOUNT HOLLY, NJ — A 55-year-old Burlington County woman has pled guilty to driving while impaired and causing the death of a teenager in late 2021 during a head-on collision that happened after drinking at a Browns Mills bar, Burlington County Prosecutor LaChia Bradshaw announced on Wednesday. 

Wanda Sprague, of Pemberton Township, pled guilty to one count of ...

Upcoming Expungement Clinic Can Help Job-Seekers Erase Certain Criminal Records

BURLINGTON COUNTY, NJ — Are you a job or housing seeker who is having a difficult time landing a career opportunity because of a criminal record?

On Friday, October 28, the Burlington County Bar Association is partnering with the Office of the Public Defender, the Office of the Burlington County Prosecutor, South Jersey Legal Services, the Burlington City Police ...

Former Home Health Aide Pleads Guilty to Assaulting Severely Impaired 16-Year-Old Patient

MOUNT HOLLY, NJ — A 36-year-old Pemberton Township man has pled guilty to physically abusing a severely developmentally-impaired girl while working as her caregiver in the family's Southampton home, Burlington County Prosecutor LaChia L. Bradshaw announced on Friday. 

Under an agreement with the Prosecutor’s Office, Edmondo DiPaolo, admitted guilt in exchange for a ...

County Man Charged in Accidental Shooting Death of Maple Shade Man

MAPLE SHADE, NJ — An 18-year-old Pemberton Township man has been charged with fatally shooting his friend in the victim's Maple Shade home early Friday morning, Burlington County Prosecutor LaChia L. Bradshaw and Maple Shade Police Chief Christopher J. Fletcher announced. 

Jah-son Jones, of the 200 block of Hargrove Avenue, was charged on Friday afternoon with Reckless ...

Evesham Man Charged with Trying to Meet "Underage Girl" for Sex

MARLTON, NJ — A 48-year-old Marlton man has been arrested on a myriad of charges for attempting to meet an individual who he thought was a 13-year-old-girl for sex, Burlington County Prosecutor LaChia L. Bradshaw and Evesham Township Police Chief Walt Miller announced on Friday. 

Daniel. R. Gallagher, of the first block of Willow Ridge Road, traveled to the Staples store ...

Prosecutor's Office Seeking Applicants for County Investigator Position

MOUNT HOLLY, NJ — The Burlington County Prosecutor's Office (BCPO) is seeking qualified applicants to fill the position of County Investigator, the Office announced this week. 

Applicants must have a current Police Training Commission Certification from the Basic Course for Police Officers or Basic Course for Investigators. Applicants must also have a Bachelors Degree from ...

Burlington County Man Gets 5-Years in Prison for Fake $402K GoFundMe Scam

MOUNT HOLLY, NJ — One of the defendants who concocted the fake GoFundMe "Paying it Forward" campaign was sentenced on Friday to five years in New Jersey state prison for participating in the scheme, Burlington County Prosecutor LaChia L. Bradshaw announced.

The scam misled donors into contributing more than $402,000 to a fabricated cause. 

Mark D’Amico, 43, ...

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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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Wed, October 12, 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 ...