NEWTOWN TOWNSHIP >> Several township residents attended the June 14 meeting of the board of supervisors to impore officials to address ongoing traffic safety concerns on Swamp Road.
NEWTOWN TOWNSHIP >> Amid the nationwide gun control debate, the board of supervisors approved a non-binding resolution urging Pennsylvania state lawmakers and Congress to beef up gun safety laws.
Newtown Township >> The ball fields on South Sycamore Street are boasting a brand new addition thanks to the generosity and support of a longtime Newtown family and league supporter.
WARRINGTON >> Do you have hazardous waste in your shed, garage or cabinets that can no longer be used, such as pesticides, cleaning agents, pool chemicals, gasoline, and oil-based paint? Bucks County provides a place for you to handle them safely and responsibly. The third of five Hous…
A Scorching Summer Heat Wave is stretching from the Midwest into the East on Sunday and Monday, June 17 and 18.
PENNSBURY >> In a poignant non-scripted moment, Pennsbury High School’s Class of 2018 spontaneously rose to its feet and applauded loudly as the name Kyle Valdez was read aloud during the role call of graduates.
PENNSBURY >> Five Pennsbury students and one Council Rock student joined together to form a Destination Imagination team that competed in a global competition at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, from May 24 to 26.
NEWTOWN TOWNSHIP >> An arrest warrant has been issued for Angel P. Davis, 21, on allegations that he stole a vehicle in April from Northrup Court in Newtown Township.
DOYLESTOWN >> Deputy District Attorney Kristin M. McElroy and Assistant District Attorney Megan B. Brooks were recognized with awards for excellence given in memory of two similarly accomplished prosecutors who died before their time.
LOWER MAKEFIELD >> The board of supervisors took action on two fronts at its June 6 meeting to address the Sandy Run Road closure, which has caused inconvenience and headaches for local residents for well over a year.
HARRISBURG >> Attorney General Josh Shapiro on June 13 announced that one of the fraternity brothers charged in the 2017 hazing death of Penn State student Tim Piazza has pleaded guilty to four counts of hazing and five counts relating to unlawful acts involving liquor in Centre County…
NEWTOWN >> Dr. Robert Fraser, the superintendent of the Council Rock School District, is among only 30 superintendents across the nation to be recognized for successfully completing the National Superintendent Certification Program (NSCP).
LANGHORNE BOROUGH >> The Langhorne Council for the Arts has an exciting line-up of presenters scheduled for their 7th Annual Summer Speakers Series. All presentations will be held at the headquarters of Historic Langhorne Association (Anna Mary WIlliamson Library and Museum), 160 W. Ma…
NEWTOWN >> The 2nd Annual Newtown Food Truck Fest: Father’s Day Edition will be held on Sunday, June 17 from noon to 7 p.m. at Council Rock North High School. The event features 25 food trucks serving up a wide variety of food and desserts.
YARDLEY BOROUGH >> As 500 rubber duckies simultaneously splashed down into the Delaware Canal from the Letchworth Avenue Bridge Saturday afternoon cheers filled the air.
LOWER MAKEFIELD >> The Lower Makefield Police Department has recognized Corporal Kurt Bradley and Patrolman Gerard Scherf with its Life Saving Award for their actions taken during a medical call in March.
DOYLESTOWN >> The owner of a Hulmeville funeral home pleaded guilty on June 5 to nine separate crimes, most of them felonies, in which he forged death certificates, stole $296,853 from 54 clients who had pre-paid for funeral expenses, and accepted more than $100,000 in government disab…
BUCKS COUNTY >> Mary Jane Fonder, 75, who committed one of the most notorious murders in Bucks County history and was suspected in the 1993 disappearance of her elderly father, died June 4 at the State Correctional Institution at Muncy.
Bristol Borough >> Four Lower Bucks County boroughs are now eligible for a share of the gaming revenues being generated by Parx Casino in nearby Bensalem Township.
NEWTOWN >> Bucks County Community College, which has been cultivating art and creativity for more than 50 years, has once again joined award-wining artist Alan Fetterman and the Central Bucks Chamber of Commerce to host the third annual Bucks County Plein Air Festival June 4 to 9.
YARDLEY BOROUGH >> A former Yardley church minister who went on to become the spiritual leader of the Episcopal Church in the USA is coming “home” in June to help install the local church’s new rector.
HARRISBURG >> State Rep. Helen Tai, D-Bucks, was sworn in on June 5 to represent the people of the 178th Legislative District for the 2017-18 legislative session.
NORTHAMPTON TOWNSHIP >> After listening to three hours of public comment, the board of Supervisors on May 23 voted 3 to 2 to approve an agreement of sale for the acquisition of the 125 acre Northampton Valley Country Club.
YARDLEY BOROUGH >> Runners young and old breezed through the streets of Yardley Borough Sunday morning during the annual Yardley Borough 5K Race.
BRISTOL BOROUGH >> The Bristol Borough Police are investigating a shooting that took place on Headley Street at approximately 10:50 p.m. on Sunday, June 3.
NORTHAMPTON >> The Northampton Township Supervisors and the James E. Kinney Senior Center will face-off on the bocce court on June 19 beginning at 7 p.m. for a friendly game of bocce at the James E. Kinney Senior Center, 165 Township Road, Richboro.
NEWTOWN BOROUGH >> Anthony “Tony” Wojciechowski took his final patrol down State Street on May 31 as chief of the Newtown Borough Police Department while business owners, friends and colleagues stood along the street in a show of support and thanks.
LOWER MAKFIELD >>The Scudder Falls Bridge Replacement Project travel restrictions for the week of June 3 are as follows:
NEWTOWN >> For the third consecutive year, Goodnoe Elementary School students have placed nationally in the First in Math online competition.
FALLSINGTON >> A team of fifth grade students from Eleanor Roosevelt (ER) Elementary School has won the 2018 Pennsylvania State STEM Design Challenge (Elementary Division).
DOYLESTOWN >> A 31-year-old woman who errantly fired three shots at her former stepfather in the victim’s Wrightstown home was sentenced on May 29 to serve three to 10 years in state prison.
NEWTOWN >> The 2017-18 school year has been a landmark occasion for one of the longest running clubs in Council Rock history: Sock ‘n’ Buskin drama club, originating at Council Rock High School and continuing from the school split to present day at Council Rock North.
MELVILLE, NY >> A Bucks County man was killed Wednesday afternoon when a plane he was piloting crashed on Long Island, New York shortly after take off from Republic Airport.
UPPER MAKEFIELD >> The state Department of Conservation and Natural Resources on May 30 commemorated the 125th anniversary of Pennsylvania’s state parks during an event held at Washington Crossing Historic Park.
DOYLESTOWN >> Bucks County on May 29 filed suit against major manufacturers and distributors of prescription opioids in an effort to stanch the flood of addictive medications into the community and to recover damages for the devastating losses – human and financial – caused by the opio…
NEWTOWN >> From the solitude of the Newtown Cemetery to Veterans Plaza on Historic State Street, Taps split the morning air as Newtown remembered the fallen on Memorial Day.
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NEWTOWN TOWNSHIP >> In a 3-1 vote, the board of supervisors approved preliminary as a final land development plan for Pickering Manor’s expansion.
MORRISVILLE BOROUGH >> Whether it’s the authentic Chambersburg dishes at La Villa Pizza & Family Restaurant, the freshly-baked bread and Italian cuisine at Café Antonio or the traditional Asian and European cuisine harmoniously mixed with spices and cooking styles at Concerto Fusio…
BRISTOL BOROUGH >> A minivan landed on its side after colliding with a 36-foot box truck Friday morning, May 25 just before noon at Bath and Howell streets.
DOYLESTOWN >> A Trenton man caught last summer with large amounts of heroin and cocaine in a Falls Township motel room was sentenced on May 25 to serve two to four years in prison.
MISSING >> The Newtown Township Police Department is attempting to locate missing juvenile Kyle McArthur-Beavers. He was last seen by his family on May 24 at approximately 9 p.m. Family members believe that he ran away from his home in Newtown Township and might be in the Morrisville, …
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WASHINGTON, D.C. >> Right to Try Legislation passed the House on May 22 with a bipartisan vote of 250-169. The bill – The Trickett Wendler, Frank Mongiello, Jordan McLinn and Matthew Bellina Right to Try Act [S.204] - follows months of legislative efforts and improves access to experim…
FALLS TOWNSHIP >> Fun will be in full swing at Quaker Penn Park this summer with the addition of a swing set and playground equipment.
NEWTOWN >> NAC Owner and newly appointed member of the President’s Council on Sports, Fitness and Nutrition, Jim Worthington, has invited two local youth sports teams to be his guests at the White House in Washington. D.C. on May 30. That’s the day the newly-appointed committee members…