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Mount Laurel Police Department Awarded $7K Federal Body Armor Grant

September 29, 2022

MOUNT LAUREL, NJ — The Mount Laurel Police Department (MLPD) is the recipient of federal grant for body armor.

The MLPD was awarded $7,055.88 by the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA), under the U.S. Department of Justice. 

The BJA was created in 1984 to reduce violent crime, create safer communities, and reform our Nation’s criminal ...

Save the Date: Mount Laurel Fire Department to Host Annual Fire Prevention Night

MOUNT LAUREL, NJ — Mark your calendars for the Mount Laurel Fire Department's (MLFD) Annual Fire Prevention Night. 

The event will take place next month on Wednesday, October 12 from 6PM to 8:30PM in the parking lot of Hartford School, located at 397 Hartford Road. 

Fire Prevention Night will feature fire trucks on display, family activities, hand outs, ...

"Canines and Cones" Event at Rita's Will Support MLPD's K-9 Unit

MOUNT LAUREL, NJ — Mark your calendar for a fun night out this week to support the Mount Laurel Police Department's (MLPD)'s K-9 Unit!

The MLPD's K-9 Unit and Rita's Mount Laurel are teaming up for "Canines & Cones" on Thursday, September 29 from 5PM to 9PM at Rita's, located at 3131 Route 38, Suite 15. 

MLPD officers will be on-hand to ...

Support the MLPD's K-9 Unit at "Canines and Cones" Event

MOUNT LAUREL, NJ — Mark your calendar for a fun night out to support the Mount Laurel Police Department's (MLPD)'s K-9 Unit!

The MLPD's K-9 Unit and Rita's Mount Laurel are teaming up for "Canines & Cones" on Thursday, September 29 from 5PM to 9PM at Rita's, located at 3131 Route 38, Suite 15. 

MLPD officers will be on-hand to serve up your ...

Cherry Hill Police Seek Public's Help With Fatal Route 70 Hit-and-Run Investigation

CHERRY HILL, NJ — The Cherry Hill Police Department (CHPD) is seeking the public's help with its investigation into a fatal hit-and-run accident that occurred on Route 70 late Monday night.

Cherry Hill Police responded to the area of Route 70 and East Gate Drive at approximately 9:44PM on Monday, September 12 for a report of an injured person lying in the road. When ...

MLPD Seeks Help in ID'ing Best Buy Thief

MOUNT LAUREL, NJ — The Mount Laurel Police Department (MLPD) is asking for the public's help in identifying a suspect involved in the stealing of electronics at a Township store.

The incident occurred on Friday, September 9 at about 5:23PM at the Best Buy store located at 1420 Nixon Drive. 

MLPD officers were dispatched to Best Buy for a report of shoplifting. The ...

Mount Laurel Fire Local 4408 Selling Breast Cancer Awareness Tees to Support Local Non-Profit

MOUNT LAUREL, NJ — Mount Laurel Professional Fire Fighters IAFF Local 4408 will be selling special t-shirts throughout the month of October to help benefit a local organization that supports South Jersey women fighting breast cancer. 

Local 4408 will be selling Breast Cancer Awareness shirts next month in recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, which takes place every ...

Sheriff's Department: New Phone Scams Threatening Arrest are on the Rise

MOUNT HOLLY, NJ — The Burlington County Sheriff's Department is warning residents about a rise in new telephone scams that threaten individuals with arrest. 

The latest fraud involves references on failure to attend jury duty and money owed to the IRS. A scammer will call an individual and tell the person that a warrant has been issued for their arrest for either a ...

MLPD Seeks Help in ID'ing Wallet, Credit Card Thief

MOUNT LAUREL, NJ — The Mount Laurel Police Department (MLPD) is asking for the public's help in identifying a suspect involved in the theft of a wallet and credit cards at a local eatery last month. 

The incident occurred on Thursday, August 18 at around 1:40PM at Anthony's Coal Fired Pizza, located at 7000 Midlantic Drive. The suspect (pictured) stole a ...

NJ State Police to Hold Open Testing Day for Dispatcher Positions

HAMILTON, NJ — The New Jersey State Police (NJSP) Communications Bureau will be holding an upcoming open walk-in testing day for the position of Public Safety Telecommunicator Trainee for an assignment at the NJSP's Mercer, Middlesex and Passaic County locations. 

The test will take place on Saturday, September 17 at the NJSP's Hamilton Communications ...

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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 ...

Upcoming Events

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Mon, October 3, 7:00 PM

Municipal Court Room, Mount Laurel

Mount Laurel Council Meeting

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Wed, October 12, 7:00 PM

Municipal Court Room, Mount Laurel

Mount Laurel Zoning Board Meeting

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 ...