NORTHAMPTON TOWNSHIP >> Police put the brakes on a 24-year-old Philadelphia man after they observed him driving a stolen vehicle on Sept. 9.
NEWTOWN TOWNSHIP >> A Philadelphia man faces robbery and nine additional charges for a break-in at KVK Tech, a pharmaceutical company located on Campus Drive in early June.
DOYLESTOWN >> Boosted by gains in its peer assessment score, its low student-to-faculty ratio, and the academic strength of the new freshman class, Delaware Valley University has jumped 13 spots in the latest U.S News & World Report rankings of colleges and universities.
BUCKS COUNTY >> State Senator Steve Santarsiero (D-10) announced during a road tour with state and local representatives that two local bridge replacement projects and several repaving projects will be the focus of Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) investment.
NEWTOWN BOROUGH >> The Newtown Borough Council on September 10 voted unanimously to adopt a resolution urging the state legislature to pass a law banning polystyrene containers.
NEWTOWN >> Bucks County Community College, which has been bringing arts and culture to the region for more than 50 years, invites the public to a Tibetan Buddhist Monk Residency, Sand Mandala and Cultural Showcase Monday to Friday, September 16 to 20 at the college’s Newtown campus.
UPPER MAKEFIELD >> There were no serious injuries Monday morning when a school bus and a vehicle collided on Windy Bush Road between Street and Round Hill roads.
RETAIL THEFT >> 700 block of Stony Hill Rd. at Giant reported at 11:31 a.m. on Sept. 12. Loss Prevention reported a theft of $347.77 worth of merchandise by a male on Sept. 10. Further investigation led to the identification of the 52 year old man from Bellefonte. A warrant was issued …
NEWTOWN BOROUGH >> The Newtown Borough Police Department is investigating a retail theft that occurred on September 4 at the Wine and Spirits store located at 212 South State Street.
ROAD HAZARD >> At approximately 4:30 a.m. on Sept. 6 police were dispatched for a road hazard in the area of Cherry Lane in Wrightstown Township. The hazard, a large tree that had fallen, was blocking both lanes of travel and was affecting a power line. PECO and PennDOT were notified. …
FALLS TOWNSHIP >> Detectives investigating the trafficking of heroin and fentanyl in Bucks County on Sept. 13 seized 500 grams of suspected heroin from a man in Falls Township.
LOWER MAKEFIELD >> On Monday, September 16 from 5 to 8 p.m., State Senator Steve Santarsiero (D-10) will host an Addiction Prevention and Recovery Open House at William Penn Middle School in Yardley (Lower Makefield).
LOWER MAKEFIELD >> Edgewood Road will be closed and detoured for about a week beginning on Monday, Sept. 16 due to railroad track work.
DOYLESTOWN >> Doylestown will join hundreds of communities worldwide to play host to a march for climate action on Sunday, Sept. 22.
MORRISVILLE >> A drive-by shooting in front of Morrisville High School left one victim injured and the community dismayed following the Friday night varsity football game.
TRAFFIC DETAIL >> Police conducted a Commercial Motor Vehicle Traffic Detail on August 30 between 8 a.m. and 12 p.m. on the Newtown Bypass at Campus Drive. As a result of the detail, four trucks were stopped and inspected; five violations were found, and one citation was issued.
TULLYTOWN BOROUGH >> A former Catholic priest has been charged with sexually assaulting two altar boys during his tenure at St. Michael the Archangel Church.
BRISTOL BOROUGH >> Bristol Borough Police were dispatched to the 300 block of Washington Street on Monday evening, Sept. 2 at about 7 p.m. for the report of a suicidal woman armed with a handgun.
ACCUWEATHER (SEPT. 2, 2019) >> Hurricane Dorian, a powerful Category 5 storm, turned deadly as it roared over the Bahamas on Sunday. The storm made landfall on three different islands with punishing sustained winds of 185 mph and gusts that reached speeds of 225 mph.
HARRISBURG >> State Department of Conservation and Natural Resources Secretary Cindy Adams Dunn has announced the appointment of Devin Buzard, former manager of the Gifford Pinchot State Park Complex in York and Lancaster counties, as manager of the Delaware Canal State Park Complex in…
BUCKS COUNTY >> Bucks County welcomed 8.15 million visitors in 2018, an increase of 1.6 percent from 2017 and reached a record-breaking $1.1 billion in total economic impact, an increase of 6.2 percent from 2017.
NORTHAMPTON TOWNSHIP - The board of supervisors on Wednesday night, August 28 presented certificates of appreciation to three township youngsters for their part in making the Battle of the Hamptons food drive a big success.
MIDDLETOWN TOWNSHIP >> St. Mary Medical Center wrapped up its annual youth-focused summer program, "Time for Teens," a collection of three-day mini-camps that encourage local teens to engage in physical fitness, adopt nutritious eating habits and get on, or maintain, the path to lifelo…
DOYLESTOWN >> A Bucks County jury has found a former Morrisville Ambulance Squad treasurer and operations supervisor guilty of stealing more than $100,000 from the squad and conspiring to commit insurance fraud.
MIDDLETOWN TOWNSHIP >> Construction is scheduled to begin on Thursday, September 19 to rehabilitate the bridge carrying Big Oak Road over Interstate 295 in Middletown Township, according to the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT).
NEWTOWN BOROUGH >> A bell rang out in front of St. Mark AME Church on North Congress Street Sunday afternoon echoing through the quiet borough neighborhood.
ARREST >> On Friday, August 23 at 7:04 p.m., an officer was traveling on Canal Street when he noticed a Chevrolet Camaro with a broken tail lamp.
NORTHAMPTON TOWNSHIP >> Police on August 18 arrested Tara Kumkumian, 46, and Orges Alikas, 32, and charged them with theft for stealing merchandise from the Wawa and CVS stores in Richboro.
DUI CHARGES PENDING >> On August 9 at approximately 12:36 a.m., police conducted a traffic stop on Brownsburg Road on the operator of a silver 2014 Nissan Altima for committing a vehicle code violation. Upon speaking with the operator, Connor Okeefe, 22, of Doylestown, the officer dete…
FALLS TOWNSHIP >> AAA Mid-Atlantic invites the public to celebrate the opening of its new AAA Car Care Insurance Travel Center in Falls Township, the second such location in Bucks County, on Saturday, August 24.
BUCKS COUNTY >> A former Bucks County Planning Department employee and nighttime Neshaminy School District custodian has pleaded guilty to Unlawful Contact with a Minor and Attempted Involuntary Deviate Sexual Intercourse.
ACCU-WEATHER >> A taste of autumn is in store for the northeastern United States by this weekend, but not before more heat and locally severe thunderstorms roll through some areas through the middle days of this week.
HAZARDOUS CONDITION >> Police were dispatched the area of Lakeview Drive and Buck Road around 4:15 p.m. on August 2 for the report of a hazardous condition. It was reported that heavy duty construction equipment was causing a traffic safety issue. Upon arrival, the report was deemed un…
WRIGHTSTOWN >> The Bucks County Commissioners on August 14 commended two of the county’s park rangers in recognition of their service to the community.
HARRISBURG >> Governor Tom Wolf on August 16 signed an executive order making unprecedented sweeping changes to executive branch agencies and programs to better target the public health crisis of gun violence in Pennsylvania.
FALLS TOWNSHIP >> On August 14 at approximately 5:30 a.m., Falls Township police officers investigated the report of a shooting victim in a residence on Anders Drive in the Pennwood Crossing section of Falls Township.
WRIGHTSTOWN >> Retiring County Commissioner Charles H. Martin was honored August 14 at the annual Middletown Grange Fair for his many years of support for farm preservation, agricultural and 4-H programs, and the Grange Fair itself.
DRUG POSSESSION >> On Sunday, August 11 at 4:47 p.m., an officer was travelling on South Delaware Avenue when he noticed a Buick sedan with New Jersey plates cross over the fog line of the roadway. During a traffic stop, the officer observed the front seat passenger placing something u…
DOYLESTOWN — Deputy Bucks County District Attorney Thomas C. Gannon and Assistant District Attorney Megan A. Hunsicker were recognized by their peers this summer with awards for their outstanding work and public service.
HARRISBURG >> Governor Tom Wolf on August 15 will sign an executive order to make sweeping changes to executive branch agencies and programs to better target the public health crisis of gun violence.
WASHINGTON, D.C. >> NOAA forecasters monitoring oceanic and atmospheric patterns say conditions are now more favorable for above-normal hurricane activity since El Nino has now ended. Two named storms have formed so far this year and the peak months of the hurricane season, August thro…
This week, Earth passes through a stream of debris from Comet Swift-Tuttle, source of the annual Perseid meteor shower. Forecasters say the show could be especially good this year because the Moon is nearly new when the shower peaks on Aug. 12-13.
LOWER MAKEFIELD >> The 24/7 ramp closures that went into effect on the south side (Yardley side) of the I-295/Taylorsville Road interchange two weeks ago are on track to be lifted late this week, the Delaware River Joint Toll Bridge Commission announced on August 9.
UPPER MAKEFIELD >> The community is invited to attend the next Unattended Veterans Service to be held Thursday, August 29 beginning at 2 p.m. at the Washington Crossing National Cemetery.
DOYLESTOWN >> A former Bucks County employee and her boyfriend face multiple felony charges after using letterhead of a county office and the identities of county officials to extort a Bucks County woman over a perceived handyman debt of $157.
DOYLESTOWN >> The Bucks County District Attorney’s Office is filing a notice of aggravating circumstances in the capital murder case against Jaleel Lamar Loper.
DOYLESTOWN >> A Tullytown woman who fatally poisoned her 2-year-old son Mazikeen Curtis by putting drugs in his sippy cup will serve up to 50 years in state prison.
SIMPLE ASSAULT >> On Friday, August 2 at 7:42 p.m., officers were dispatched to residence in the 100 block of South Main Street to investigate a domestic disturbance. Upon arrival, the officers discovered that a female had been assaulted by her boyfriend who had left the residence. The…
NEWTOWN >> Bucks County Community College offers more than 80 majors that lead to either a two-year associate degree or shorter-term certificate. More than 400 classes in more than 1,600 sections are available in the fall semester, which begins Wednesday, August 21, with additional cla…