NEWTOWN TOWNSHIP >> Police caught a suspected thief casing the outside of a house with a flashlight on May 13 just before midnight on Lower Silver Lake Road.
NEWTOWN BOROUGH >> The borough council at its May meeting gave final plan approval for the establishment of a mikvah at 222 North State Street.
FALLS TOWNSHIP >> The Falls Township Supervisors set the wheels in motion for the addition of new jobs and the reuse of a portion of the Keystone Industrial Port Complex.
LOWER MAKEFIELD >> In a unanimous vote, the board of supervisors on Wednesday night approved the appointment of Kurt Ferguson as its next township manager.
DOYLESTOWN >> Cosmo DiNardo, a turbulent son of privilege who turned his family’s rural land into a killing field for four young area men, pleaded guilty to the slayings on May 16 in Bucks County Common Pleas Court.
FAIRLESS HILLS >> It’s Friday night and there’s just eight days to go before the Prom. And Pennsbury High School East is buzzing with activity.
BUCKS COUNTY >> The race for Governor, Lt. Governor, U.S. Congress and a special election for state Representative in the 178th District will headline Tuesday’s Primary Election in Bucks County.
NEWTOWN TOWNSHIP >> The Bucks County Opportunity Council, in partnership with Holy Family University, is offering its Poverty Simulation Program on Monday, May 21 from 9 a.m. to noon at the University’s Newtown Campus.
NEWTOWN TOWNSHIP >> Keeping with its annual tradition each May, the township awarded commendations of merit to its police officers for perseverance, teamwork and leadership.
UPPER MAKEFIELD >> Police here are asking residents to be on the look out for a prowler who was reported on May 11 on Walker Road just off Mt. Eyre Road. The prowler, whose photo was captured by a Ring doorbell, fled after a home owner activated his alarm remotely, said police.
CREDIT CARD FRAUD >> Police are looking for two men who they say made $1500 in multiple unauthornized purchases at the Oxford Valley Target in Langhorne.
FALLS TOWNSHIP >> Falls Township Police is seeking the public’s help in locating a vehicle that was involved in a hit and run accident on May 10 at the intersection of Tyburn Road and Lincoln Highway.
Two area mothers who are breast cancer survivors are among women who are working to encourage and educate other women all over this area to be aware of this disease and to support the Susan G. Komen Philadelphia Race for the Cure organization.
NEWTOWN TOWNSHIP >> The board of supervisors have unanimously rejected Starbucks plans to build a restaurant and drive-through service at 2896 South Eagle Road in the Village of Newtown West Shopping Center.
NEWTOWN >> Bucks County Community College will celebrate its 52nd annual commencement on Thursday, May 17 by welcoming alumnus Christopher Fiorentino, Ph.D., president of West Chester University, as commencement speaker. The ceremony gets underway at 6 p.m. in the Gymnasium on the camp…
Pennsbury >> The sounds of the fife and drum reverberated through the halls inside the Makefield Elementary School on Friday transporting students back in time to Colonial America.
NEWTOWN TOWNSHIP >> Newtown Athletic Club owner Jim Worthington, a 40-year industry veteran and the newly-elected chair of the IHRSA Board of Directors, has been named to The President’s Council on Sports, Fitness & Nutrition (PCSFN).
NEWTOWN >> It’s already been a delicious year in Newtown with the arrival of Rocco’s at the Brick, Harvest Seasonal Grill and Wine Bar, Papillon Cafe and The Grey Stone.
RICHBORO >> Mark your calendar for Northampton Day 2018 taking place this year on Sunday, May 6 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on the grounds of the Richboro Middle School.
UPPER MAKEFIELD (MAY 4, 2018) >> The Washington Crossing Bridge, damaged by a truck earlier in the day, has reopened just in time for the evening rush.
LOWER MAKEFIELD >> Fourteen-year old middle school student Casey Schaeffer, accompanied by all of her friends, will hold her Third Annual Full Heart Kids Carnival to on Saturday, May 5 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. in Chester Meadow on Lakeview Drive in Lower Makefield (Yardley).
NEWTOWN >> Dominique Tirendi, a member of Bucks County Community College’s equestrian team, is competing this week at the Intercollegiate Horse Shows Association’s nationals in Harrisburg.
LOWER MAKEFIELD >> ShopRite’s new Registered Dietitian Samantha Schmell will host a series of in-store events at the ShopRite of Yardley to mark Food Allergy Awareness Week from May 13 to 19.
NORTHAMPTON TOWNSHIP >> A 26-year-old man believed to have stabbed and shot to death a young Northampton Township couple has been found dead in Philadelphia.
WRIGHTSTOWN >> The Wrightstown Farmers Market will be opening for its 12th regular season on Saturday, May 5 and market organizers are excited to welcome back most of the same vendors as well as several new vendors, including Hickory Kitchen from Doylestown, serving perfectly smoked BB…
YARDLEY BOROUGH >> A Carry the Load Rally will be held on Thursday, May 3 from 3 to 5 p.m. at the Veterans Monument across from the Yardley Inn.
DOYLESTOWN >> A lot of research has looked at how therapy dogs impact the people they serve, but not many projects have examined how being a therapy dog impacts the animal.
NEWTOWN TOWNSHIP >> At its April 25 meeting, Supervisor Chairman Phil Calabro instructed the township manager to put together a resolution which calls on state lawmakers to impanel an independent bipartisan commission to draw a new statewide voter representation map.
NORRISTOWN >> Two Royersford men were sent to state prison after they admitted to their roles in the illegal sale of a 9 mm handgun to an Ambler man a day before that man fatally shot his mother and her boyfriend as they lay in bed.
MIDDLETOWN TOWNSIP >> The Neshaminy Board of School Directors on April 24 unanimously hired Ryan P. Staub as the new Principal of Neshaminy High School and Michelle Burkholder as the district’s new Director of Elementary Education.
UPPER SOUTHAMPTON >> A Warminster woman was charged on April 24 with killing her 8-year-old son and injuring two adults while driving drunk April 7 in Upper Southampton Township.
The following information is provided by the Lower Makefield Township Police Department:
BUCKS COUNTY >> Delaware Canal 21 and its partner, the Delaware & Lehigh National Heritage Corridor, has been awarded a second round of grants totaling $180,000 by the William Penn Foundation to support the Delaware Canal.
DOYLESTOWN >> A heroin dealer who let a friend die of a drug overdose in a Bensalem hotel room without calling 911 was sentenced on April 20 to serve six to 15 years in state prison.
NEWTOWN BOROUGH >> A section of the Newtown Creek got some tender loving care Saturday morning and about 30 volunteers got to enjoy a beautiful day outside giving back to the environment.
Washington Crossing >> Crossing Cooperative Nursery School (CCNS) is proud to announce the grand reopening of their onsite Nature Trail at their annual Snores and S’mores event being held this Saturday, April 21. Snores and S’mores is a family favorite event in which the playground is …
MORRISVILLE BOROUGH >> The Morrisville Senior Servicenter has been awarded a $145,329 state grant for job training and transportation needs.
NORTHAMPTON >> Commissioner Charles H. Martin, representing Commissioner colleagues Robert G. Loughery and Diane M. Ellis-Marseglia, LCSW, helped cut the ribbon and re-open County Bridge No. 358 on April 20 following a major rehabilitation project. Bridge No. 358 carries Old Jacksonvil…
HARRISBURG >> With Earth Day only days away, Democratic and Republican legislators from every corner of the Commonwealth and from both chambers of the General Assembly came together to introduce groundbreaking legislation to make Pennsylvania a leader in the effort to solve climate change.
NEWTOWN > >The Brain Injury Association of Pennsylvania (BIAPA) and Camp Cranium will hold the annual Run, Walk, Roll for Brain Injury on Saturday, April 21 at Tyler State Park in Newtown. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. and the race and walk begin at 10 a.m.
NEWTOWN BOROUGH >> Newtown Book & Record will celebrate the Record Store Day on Saturday, April 21 with live music, special vinyl releases and promotional products from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
LANGHORNE MANOR >> The Democratic Party in Langhorne Manor Borough has found its voice and is now taking steps for that voice to go public by formalizing a Democratic Committee, with the help of county and state officials.
WASHINGTON CROSSING >> Crossing Vineyards and Winery was recently named one of the nation’s top 50 Irish-owned small businesses by the Irish Echo, the oldest Irish American newspaper in America, in association with the Irish Business Chamber and Network.
BUCKS COUNTY >> After a long, cold and snowy winter, spring is finally here. And it’s bringing with it a bunch of Earth Day activities. So get out there and enjoy being outside:
WASHINGTON, D.C. >> Through an abundance of caution Rose Acre Farms of Seymour, Indiana is voluntarily recalling 206,749,248 eggs because they have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella Braenderup, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young c…
NEWTOWN TOWNSHIP >> Two township police officers were promoted to higher ranks at the beginning of the April 11 board of supervisors meeting.