BRISTOL BOROUGH >> Hundreds jammed Mill Street on Friday night, Nov. 29 for the town’s official Christmas tree lighting.
Junior High and High School students learned about the ugliness of bigotry when guest speaker and Holocaust survivor, Daniel Goldsmith powerfully shared his testimony of his experiences and the magnitude of suffering his family endured because of the extreme brutality during the Holocaust.
BRISTOL >> State Senator Robert M. Tomlinson, who is credited with helping to save Lower Bucks Hospital from closure, accepted the hospital’s Dee Brown Lifetime of Service Award during a special fundraising reception held on Nov. 7 at the hospital.
BRISTOL BOROUGH >> Ten thousand lights are coming to Mill Street this holiday season thanks to a generous donation from William Penn Bank.
BRISTOL BOROUGH >> Summer may have hung on a little longer than expected, but Bristol Borough’s Raising the Bar civic group will welcome the fall with its third Annual Mill Street Scarecrow exhibit from October 11 to November 2.
DOYLESTOWN >> A jury has convicted one man and another has pleaded guilty for their roles in a violent 2018 robbery that saw one man shot in the face and another beaten in the street in Bristol Borough.
BRISTOL TOWNSHIP >> During Bristol Township School District’s professional development days on Sept. 4-6, teachers of kindergarten through eighth grade participated in responsive classroom training, and teachers of sixth through 12th grade participated in trauma-informed training.
“Planning is continuing uninterruptedly for the 2019 Historic Bristol Day to be held on Saturday, October 19 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. sponsored by the Bristol Cultural & Historical Foundation [BCHF], established in 1967,” confirmed BCHF VP/HBD chairperson, Nicholas A. Rizzo.
BRISTOL BOROUGH >> The Bristol Borough Police Department held its first "Night at the Carnival" on Tuesday night, August 20 at St. Ann's Carnival. The event was sponsored by Ernie and Pat DeCaro, the owners of Bristol Environmental.
BRISTOL BOROUGH >> Chuck’s BBQ at 2 Pond Street has closed its doors in Bristol Borough less than two years after opening its doors.
BRISTOL BOROUGH >> When they took the stage on August 8 at the Bristol Riverside Theatre, it was more than outrageous. It was ArtRageous!
BRISTOL BOROUGH >> “When you support small [or local] business, you’re supporting a dream.” - Alan J. Vogenberg, BSPharm, RPh, FASCP
BRISTOL BOROUGH >> A series of 12 interpretive signs documenting where the historic Delaware Canal once flowed through Bristol Borough are boasting a fresh new look along with new images and information.
BRISTOL BOROUGH >> The smell of fried arepas wafted through the air as the sights and sounds of Puerto Rico filled the Bristol Borough waterfront on Saturday.
BRISTOL BOROUGH >> The 48th Annual Puerto Rican Day Festival will bring the sights and sounds of the island to the Delaware River waterfront in Bristol Borough on July 27 from 12 to 8 p.m. The rain date is July 28.
BRISTOL BOROUGH >> Police were dispatched to the railroad overpass at Beaver Street on Monday, July 15 at about 1:30 p.m. for the report of a despondent female on the tracks.
BRISTOL BOROUGH >> Bucks County Commissioner Rob Loughery on Monday announced a new County initiative that will assist small businesses with infrastructure improvements.
BRISTOL BOROUGH >> The 23rd Annual Celtic Day Celebration will be held at Bristol Riverfront Park on Sunday, June 30 (no rain date) from 1 to 8 p.m. The event is sponsored by the Celtic Heritage Foundation. Admission is free.
LEVITTOWN >> Beginning Monday, June 24 the Bensalem and Levittown branches of the Bucks County Free Library will offer free lunches to children 18 years and younger.
BRISTOL BOROUGH >> For over 50 years, the Grundy Museum and Grundy Library, entities of the Grundy Foundation, have made opportunities to have fun, socialize with old friends or make new ones, learn a skill or trade, be inspired, or prepare for a personal or professional transformation…
BRISTOL BOROUGH >> As the eyes of the world fell upon Normandy and the brave men who stormed the beaches on D-Day, Bristol Borough honored its own local heroes who were part of the invasion force 75 years ago.
BRISTOL BOROUGH >> At 9:40 p.m. on June 7, Bristol Borough Police responded to the report of an armed robbery at the Dollar General Store located at 610 Bristol Pike.
BRISTOL BOROUGH >> The Bristol Borough Lions Club opens its 47th Annual Summer Concert Series on Sunday, June 9 with the Men of Harmony at the Bristol Lions Park Gazebo located at the foot of Mill Street in Bristol Borough.
BRISTOL BOROUGH >> For the first time, Aqua Pennsylvania’s Bristol Water Treatment Plant has won first place, along with the distinction as Pennsylvania’s best tasting water, at the Pennsylvania American Water Works Association’s annual state conference. They will compete at the AWWA n…
BUCKS COUNTY >> Democrats and Republicans went to the polls on Tuesday to select their candidates for the November election.
BRISTOL BOROUGH >> The Centre for the Arts and the Bristol Riverside Theatre are teaming up to honor two Bristol Borough artists during a Walk of Fame induction ceremony on Thursday, May 23 beginning at 7 p.m.
BRISTOL BOROUGH >> The Bristol Borough Rotary Club will help send borough seventh graders and their teachers on a river excursion this month they won’t soon forget.
BRISTOL BOROUGH >> Is sailing aboard a tall ship on your bucket list? Would you like to see how the Delaware River shoreline looks from the water? Have you ever wanted to help hoist a huge sail?
BRISTOL BOROUGH >> The Bristol Borough School Board has selected the Superintendent of the Valley View School District in Lackawanna County as its choice to succeed retiring superintendent Dr. Thomas Shaffer.
BRISTOL BOROUGH >> A gateway to the Borough will receive a major upgrade under a redevelopment plan approved by borough council Monday night.
BRISTOL BOROUGH >> Mill Street is back and better than ever thanks to the hard work of Raising the Bar and the Small Business Revolution.
LEVITTOWN >> The luck of the Irish paraded through Levittown Saturday morning as the Bucks County Saint Patrick’s Day Parade turned New Falls Road green with Irish pride.
BRISTOL TOWNSHIP >> Forget about darts. At Lower Bucks County’s newest adult entertainment venue hatchets are flying through the air.
BUCKS COUNTY >> The Redevelopment Authority of the County of Bucks has awarded $3.7 million in grants from funds generated at Parx Casino to those municipalities eligible to apply for the 2019 funding year.
BRISTOL BOROUGH >> The borough kicked off the holiday season Friday night in Bristol style, welcoming Santa’s official arrival with music and the lighting of the town’s towering Christmas tree at the intersection of Mill and Radcliffe streets.
BRISTOL BOROUGH >> Historic Bristol Borough will ring in the season with an old-fashioned Christmas Tree Lighting and Caroling with Santa on Friday, Nov. 23 beginning at 6:30 p.m. on the Mill Street side of the tree.
BRISTOL BOROUGH >> In the wake of its hugely successful Boat Dock project, Bristol Borough is setting its sights on the Mill Street Parking Lot.
NEWTOWN >> Christmas classic movies are a tradition at the historic Newtown Theatre. Each year, thousands of people of all ages enjoy timeless films like Miracle on 34th Street and It’s a Wonderful Life and newer hits like Elf and Home Alone.
BRISTOL BOROUGH >> Thousands jammed the streets of the borough on Saturday as the town celebrated its rich and storied past.
BRISTOL BOROUGH >> Dave Harris, president of Harris Comfort, will be honored as Person of the year at the 2018 Bristol Fall Classic. Harris, president of Harris Comfort, was chosen by the Academic Oversight Committee of the Bristol Borough Learning Centers well-known as the AOC.
BRISTOL BOROUGH >> Bristol Borough, winner of Deluxe’s Small Business Revolution contest, is continuing the momentum with its new and improved annual Doo-Wop in the Park concert on Saturday, September 15 bringing original Doo Wop stars to Riverfront Park.
BRISTOL BOROUGH >> The allure of small-town life for most folks is that it’s a little slower-paced, a little less crowded, and a LOT more friendly. Simple, old fashioned things are still the best.
BRISTOL BOROUGH >> Former NASA Astronaut and Bristol native Daniel W. Bursch will appear at 6:30 pm on Monday, September 24 at the Bristol Riverside Theatre (120 Radcliffe Street) in support of the Grundy Library’s NASA@MyLibrary initiative.
BRISTOL BOROUGH >> The public is invited to join the Friends of the Delaware Canal on Saturday, August 18 for a “Multi-Faceted Afternoon in Historic Bristol Borough.” The event will begin at 3 p.m. in the Margaret R. Grundy Memorial Library, 680 Radcliffe Street, Bristol 19007.
BRISTOL BOROUGH >> Music, food and perhaps a river breeze will transform the Bristol Wharf and the Delaware Riverfront into a Caribbean island paradise on Saturday, July 28 from 12 to 8 p.m.