Posted on: April 25, 2017

Cover Sheet or Electronic Synopsis Requirement Effective May 1, 2017

Here is Burlington County Cover Sheet.

In compliance with P.L. 2011, c. 217 (NJSA 46:26A-5) a cover sheet or an electronic synopsis will be required with all land documents submitted for recording. This requirement becomes effective on May 1, 2017.&nbs...

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Posted on: June 5, 2017

Mt. Laurel & Evesham Townships

Project Name:Hainesport-Mt. Laurel Road/Greentree Road
Start Date: June 12, 2017
End Date: July 10, 2017

Project Type:  Burlington County

Description:   Resurfacing of a 1.3 mile portion of Hainesport-Mt. Laurel Road/Greentree Road (CR 674) in Mount Laurel and Evesham Townships.  The project will be completed in two stages....

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Posted on: June 6, 2017

Freeholder Director Garganio Announces Resurfacing Along Hainesport-Mt. Laurel Rd and Greentree Rd

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Freeholder Director Bruce Garganio announced today that resurfacing of a 1.3 mile portion of Hainesport-Mt. Laurel Road/Greentree Road in Mount Laurel and Evesham Townships is expected to begin on June 12, 2017. The project will be completed in two stages...

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Posted on: May 30, 2017

Freeholder Director Bruce Garganio Announces Burlington County Memorial Day Ceremony

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Freeholder Director Bruce Garganio announced that the Burlington County Freeholders will once again sponsor a Memorial Day service on Tuesday, May 30 at Veterans Memorial Park, adjacent to the municipal complex, on Old York Road in Burlington Township beg...

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Posted on: May 25, 2017

Freeholder Linda Hughes Announces FREE Substance Abuse Education Programs

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Burlington County Freeholder Linda Hughes announced today that as part of the drug addiction task force the County, in partnership with the Burlington City Municipal Alliance and Maple Shade Municipal Alliance, will be offering FREE substance abuse educat...

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Posted on: May 22, 2017

Freeholder Director Bruce Garganio Announces Earth Fair Returning to Historic Smithville Park

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Burlington County Freeholder Director Bruce Garganio announced today that Burlington County’s popular Earth Fair returns to Historic Smithville Park on Sunday, June 4. Located at 803 Smithville Road in Eastampton, the 24th annual event features ...

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Posted on: May 8, 2017

Freeholder Director Bruce Garganio Announces Farmers Market Opening May 20

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Freeholder Director Bruce Garganio announced today that the Burlington County Farmers Market will celebrate the opening of its 11th season on Saturday, May 20 from 8:30 a.m. until 1:00 p.m.

“We’ve spruced up the County Agricultural Cent...

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Posted on: April 27, 2017

Freeholders Recognize National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week

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Burlington County Freeholder Director Bruce Garganio announced today that in recognition of National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week the Board has honored several County Telecommunicators for their continued commitment to the community at large.

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Posted on: April 27, 2017

Sheriff’s Department Announces Three Traffic Safety Grants Totaling $191,000

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Burlington County Undersheriff Bryan Norcross announced today that the Burlington County Sheriff’s Department is applying for three traffic safety grants totaling $191,000 from the Division of Highway Traffic Safety. These grants will fund the S...

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Posted on: April 13, 2017

Freeholder Linda Hughes Announces National Prescription Drug Take Back Day

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Freeholder Linda Hughes announced today the Burlington County Board of Chosen Freeholders has established April 29 as Prescription Drug Take Back Day in Burlington County. The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), in partnership with local police de...

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Posted on: March 29, 2017

Freeholder Linda Hughes Announces Alcohol & Drug Addiction Community Forum

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Burlington County Freeholder Linda Hughes announced today that the Burlington County Board of Chosen Freeholders has partnered with Ashley Addiction Treatment, a nationally recognized leader in the treatment of alcoholism and drug addiction. They will bri...

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Posted on: March 29, 2017

Sheriff Jean Stanfield Announces Additional Free Child Safety Seat Checks

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Burlington County Sheriff Jean Stanfield announced today that her department will be taking their child safety seat checks on the road by offering checkpoints in multiple locations to extend services to more residents.

“In addition to the checkpo...

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Posted on: February 27, 2017

Burlington County Honors Outstanding Women

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The Burlington County Board of Chosen Freeholders announced the winners of the Burlington County Advisory Council on Women’s Annual Outstanding Women of Burlington County Awards.

“The Outstanding Women Awards are a great way recognize a...

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Posted on: February 22, 2017

Sheriff Stanfield Announces Openings in Equestrian Mentoring Program

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Burlington County Sheriff Jean Stanfield announced today that her department’s Equestrian Mentoring Program is accepting interested participants.

“The Equestrian Mentoring Program offers youth who are showing signs of problematic behavi...

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Posted on: September 15, 2016

Freeholder Director Bruce Garganio Announces Partnership with U. Penn School of Veterinary Medicine

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Burlington County Freeholder Director Bruce Garganio announced today that the Burlington County Animal Shelter will be entering into a partnership with the University Of Pennsylvania School Of Veterinary Medicine to provide top notch medical care to shelt...Read on...

Posted on: September 15, 2016

Freeholders Approve Ten More Farms for Preservation

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Freeholder Mary Ann O’Brien announced today that the Burlington County Freeholders have agreed to preserve ten additional farms, a move that will add nearly 752 acres to the County’s Farmland Preservation Program.

“Burlington County continues to demo...Read on...

Posted on: August 12, 2016

Freeholder Mary Ann O’Brien Announces Continued Partnership With Smile New Jersey

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Today, Freeholder Mary Ann O’Brien announced that the Burlington County Board of Chosen Freeholders has approved another one year agreement with Smile New Jersey to benefit with clients of the county’s Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) program. Smile New...Read on...

Posted on: July 22, 2016

Burlington County Sheriff Jean Stanfield’s Fugitive Unit Apprehends Murder Suspect

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Sheriff Jean E. Stanfield announced today that her department’s Fugitive Unit, in cooperation with the United States Marshall Service, has apprehended a fugitive wanted for homicide and weapons charges in Charlottesville, Virginia. Isaiah Franklin, age 24...Read on...


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Posted on: June 8, 2017

Man Indicted for Murder in Burlington City Fatal Shooting

Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina announced today that a Burlington City man has been indicted for fatally shooting a 24-year-old man last year on a crowded city street.

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Posted on: June 1, 2017

Grand Jury Indicts Hainesport Woman for Attempted Murder

Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina announced today that a Hainesport woman has been indicted for trying to kill a 5-year-old girl by throwing her in front of an approaching train earlier this year in Burlington City.

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Posted on: May 31, 2017

Maple Shade First Aid Squad Chief Arrested for Stealing Agency Funds

Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina and Maple Shade Police Chief Gary C. Gubbei announced today that the chief of the Maple Shade First Aid Squad has been charged with stealing more than $118,000 from the agency over a six-year period.

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Posted on: May 31, 2017

Teacher Charged With Making Upskirt Videos of Female Students

Prosecutor Scott Coffina and Medford Township Police Chief Richard Meder announced today that a Lenape High School teacher has been arrested for capturing upskirt videos and photos of female students in his classroom and the school’s hallways.

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Posted on: May 30, 2017

Prosecutor Coffina Announces Initiative Targeting Violent Crime

Prosecutor Scott Coffina today announced a new crime-fighting initiative that will provide local police departments with additional law enforcement personnel for proactive operations aimed at combatting gun-related crime and other violent offenses.

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Posted on: May 23, 2017

Beverly City Man Arrested for 2016 Florence Fatal Shooting

Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina and Florence Township Police Chief John A. Bunce announced that a Beverly City man was arrested today for fatally shooting a man on a Florence street last year.

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Posted on: May 12, 2017

Fallen Officers to be Honored; Public Asked to Fly Blue Ribbons for Support

Prosecutor Scott Coffina and Medford Twp. Police Chief Richard J. Meder announced that blue ribbons are available to the public as part of a national effort to honor law enforcement officers and remember those who lost their lives in the line of duty.

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Posted on: May 5, 2017

Tabernacle Man Indicted for 2016 Murder of Lumberton Woman

Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina announced that a Tabernacle man has been indicted for murder for strangling a Lumberton Township resident inside of her home last year.

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Posted on: May 3, 2017

Bloods Street Gang Members Sentenced for Armed Robbery

Prosecutor Scott Coffina and Mount Holly Police Chief Thomas Mastrangelo announced today that two criminal street gang members have been sentenced to New Jersey state prison terms for robbing a Mount Holly man at gunpoint two years ago.

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Posted on: April 25, 2017

Prosecutor Coffina Selects First Assistant Prosecutor

Prosecutor Scott Coffina announced that New Jersey Assistant Attorney General Philip S. Aronow will become the BCPO’s First Assistant Prosecutor, the agency’s second highest position with responsibility for overseeing many of its day-to-day operations.

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Posted on: April 24, 2017

Lumberton Man Charged With Possession of Child Pornography

Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina and Lumberton Township Police Chief Anthony DiLoreto announced that a Lumberton man has been charged with possession of child pornography.

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Posted on: April 21, 2017

Man Pleads Guilty to 2014 Willingboro Fatal Shooting

Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina announced that a 22-year-old man pled guilty today in Superior Court to a fatal shooting in 2014 in Fairmount Park in Willingboro.

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Posted on: April 21, 2017

Marlton Man Arrested on Child Pornography Charges

Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina and Evesham Township Police Chief Christopher Chew announced that a Marlton man was charged today with possession and distribution of child pornography.

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Posted on: April 21, 2017

Willingboro Woman Indicted for Murder in Husband's Death

Prosecutor Scott Coffina announced that a woman has been indicted for murder for fatally striking her husband multiple times in the head with a fire extinguisher earlier this year inside of their Willingboro residence.

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Posted on: April 20, 2017

Grand Jury Returns Murder Indictment For Burlington City Fatal Shooting

Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina announced today that a Pennsauken man has been indicted for murder in connection with a fatal shooting earlier this year on a Burlington City street.

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Posted on: April 12, 2017

BCPO Marks 30 Years of Honoring Victims of Crime

The BCPO held its 30th annual Crime Victims’ Rights Breakfast today to honor those whose lives have been lost or disrupted by crime and also pay tribute to the victim advocates and other members of law enforcement who serve this community.

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Posted on: April 6, 2017

Grand Jury Returns Murder Indictment For Burlington City Fatal Shooting

Burlington County Prosecutor Scott A. Coffina announced today that a Beverly City man has been indicted by a Burlington County Grand Jury for fatally shooting a 22-year-old Burlington Township resident in November 2016.

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Posted on: March 31, 2017

Scott A. Coffina Sworn In as Burlington County Prosecutor

Scott A. Coffina was sworn in today as Burlington County Prosecutor and immediately identified gun violence and the illegal use of opioids as among the concerns that will be priorities under his watch as the county’s top law enforcement officer.

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Posted on: March 27, 2017

Philadelphia Man Charged with Computer Crimes

Prosecutor Robert D. Bernardi and Delran Police Chief Alfonso Parente Jr. announced that a Philadelphia man has been charged with hacking into the email, cell phone and social medial accounts of several women and copying their personal photographs.

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Posted on: March 24, 2017

Two People Killed Inside Maple Shade Apartment

Burlington County Prosecutor Robert D. Bernardi and Maple Shade Police Chief Gary C. Gubbei announced that a woman and her young son were killed yesterday inside their residence at the Fox Meadow Apartments in Maple Shade

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Posted on: March 22, 2017

Man Fatally Shot in Pemberton Township

Burlington County Prosecutor Robert D. Bernardi and Pemberton Township Police Chief David H. Jantas announced that a man was shot and killed last night in the Sunbury Village section of Pemberton Township.

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Posted on: March 10, 2017

Man Sentenced to 60 Years for Mt. Holly Double Murder

Burlington County Prosecutor Robert D. Bernardi announced that a Cinnaminson man who was found guilty of killing his girlfriend and her father was sentenced today in Superior Court to 60 years in New Jersey state prison.

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Posted on: March 9, 2017

BCPO Posts $45k in Reward Money for Unsolved Killings

Burlington County Prosecutor Robert D. Bernardi announced that $45,000 in reward money is being posted in an effort to gain information from the public that will help close nine unsolved homicides dating back to June 2015.

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Posted on: February 10, 2017

Pemb. Twp. Man Charged With Distributing Child Pornography

Prosecutor Robert D. Bernardi and Pemberton Township Police Chief David H. Jantas announced that a man residing in the Browns Mills section of Pemberton Township has been arrested for possession and distribution of child pornography.

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Posted on: February 9, 2017

Tabernacle Man Charged With Lumberton Murder

Burlington County Prosecutor Robert D. Bernardi and Lumberton Township Police Chief Anthony DiLoreto announced today that a 53-year-old Tabernacle man was arrested for killing a Lumberton Township resident inside of her home in July 2016.

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Posted on: February 1, 2017

Florence Man Charged with Child Pornography Possession

Burlington County Prosecutor Robert D. Bernardi and Florence Township Police Chief John A. Bunce announced that a Florence man has been arrested for possession and distribution of child pornography

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Posted on: February 1, 2017

WIllingboro Woman Charged With Killing Husband

Burlington County Prosecutor Robert D. Bernardi and Willingboro Director of Public Safety Gregory Rucker announced that a Willingboro woman has been charged with fatally beating her husband yesterday inside of their township residence.

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Posted on: January 23, 2017

Two Arrests Made in Connection With Burlington City Homicide

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Police Chief Alan R. Snow announced today that two men were arrested yesterday in connection with the fatal shooting that occurred Saturday night in Burlington City.

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Posted on: January 22, 2017

Man Fatally Shot in Burlington City

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Police Chief Alan R. Snow announced today that a man was fatally shot last night in
Burlington City.

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Posted on: January 19, 2017

Westampton Man Arrested For Child Pornography Distribution

Burlington County Prosecutor Robert D. Bernardi and Westampton Township Police Chief Joseph Otto announced that a 49-year-old Westampton Township man was arrested for the possession and distribution of child pornography.

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Posted on: January 18, 2017

Beverly Man Charged With Burlington City Fatal Shooting

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Police Chief Alan R. Snow announced that a Beverly man was charged with fatally shooting a 22-year-old man on the 100 block of East Federal Street in Burlington City in November 2016.

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Posted on: January 17, 2017

Willingboro Man Fatally Shot

Burlington County Prosecutor Robert D. Bernardi and Willingboro Township Public Safety Director Gregory Rucker announced today that a Willingboro man was fatally shot last night on Placid Lane in Willingboro Township.

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Posted on: January 13, 2017

Financial Advisor Arrested for Stealing $890k From Client

Burlington County Prosecutor Robert D. Bernardi announced today that a Moorestown-based financial advisor has been charged with stealing nearly $900,000 from a client who had provided him with the money believing it would be invested in mutual funds.

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Posted on: January 13, 2017

Pemberton Twp. Man Arrested for Child Pornography Possession

Prosecutor Robert D. Bernardi and Pemberton Township Police Chief David H. Jantas announced that a 19-year-old Browns Mills man was charged with possession of child pornography after he convinced an underage girl to send him nude pictures of herself.

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Posted on: July 22, 2016

Burlington County Sheriff Jean Stanfield’s Fugitive Unit Apprehends Murder Suspect

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Sheriff Jean E. Stanfield announced today that her department’s Fugitive Unit, in cooperation with the United States Marshall Service, has apprehended a fugitive wanted for homicide and weapons charges in Charlottesville, Virginia. Isaiah Franklin, age 24...Read on...