NEWTOWN TOWNSHIP >> Solstice, a new seasonally-driven restaurant concept, is coming to the Village at Newtown shopping center in early 2020.
NESHAMINY >> The Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission (PHRC) executive director Chad Dion Lassiter said that the Neshaminy School District should outright ban the use of “Redskins,” despite a commission ruling late last month permitting its limited use under certain stipulations.
NEWTOWN TOWNSHIP >> Newtown Discovery Preschool, a private preschool powered by the Newtown Athletic Club (NAC), will open its doors to the community on Saturday, Dec. 7 with a grand opening celebration and ribbon cutting ceremony.
NEWTOWN BOROUGH >> The Newtown Borough Council on Nov. 12 approved a $3.7 million preliminary budget for 2020 that will boost the borough’s fire fund by a half mil and generate additional funding for the all-volunteer Newtown Fire Association.
NEWTOWN >> Newtown will officially welcome the holiday season with the town’s annual tree lighting on Friday, Dec. 6 from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Newtown Fire Association, 14 Liberty Street. The free event is organized by the Newtown Mercantile Group.
NEWTOWN BOROUGH >> The Frances Murray House, considered the most “elegant mansion” of its time when it was built in 1770, will open its doors to the public on Saturday, Dec. 7 as part of this year’s Newtown Holiday House Tour.
NEWTOWN TOWNSHIP >> Plans to build a pedestrian footbridge over Newtown Creek are one step closer to reality.
MIDDLETOWN TOWNSHIP >> Forget about Black Friday. The real shopping excitement will be taking place on Sunday, Dec. 1 inside the Target store in Middletown Township.
NESHAMINY >> After more than six year of arduous investigation, the Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission (PHRC) has now ordered Neshaminy to cease using the logos and images for its sports teams and mascots that “negatively stereotype” Native Americans.
WRIGHTSTOWN >> Continuing a new tradition of friendly musical gatherings, the Wrightstown Friends Meeting will host a winter coffeehouse on Saturday, December 7.
HARRISBURG >> State Rep. Perry Warren welcomed Newtown Borough’s Christine Edmonds in the House chamber on Nov. 19 for a vote on a resolution to raise awareness for pancreatic cancer.
NEWTOWN >> Christmas classic movies are a tradition at the historic Newtown Theatre. This year, thanks to the generosity of sponsors, most of the movies are free for everyone. The lineup of free movies includes:
NEWTOWN TOWNSHIP >> After less than 20 minutes of discussion, the board of supervisors approved the $13,081,611 preliminary general fund operating budget for the 2020 fiscal year beginning Jan. 1.
NEWTOWN >> The Philadelphia Chapter of the Chartered Property and Casualty Underwriters Society (CPCU) on Nov. 14 presented awards to the winners of its 36th annual Fire Safety In The Home Contest co-sponsored with the Council Rock School Board.
NEWTOWN >> Police were dispatched on Nov. 15 around 7:23 a.m. to a daycare facility in Newtown Township and a gym facility in Wrightstown Township, almost simultaneously, for the reports of a theft from vehicle.
NEWTOWN TOWNSHIP >> At the Nov. 13 board of supervisors’ meeting, the Newtown Ambulance Squad presented citations to eight first responders who saved the life of a cardiac-arrest patient who collapsed at a local business in September.
NEWTOWN TOWNSHIP >> State Rep. Perry Warren and state Sen. Steve Santarsiero announced a pair of grants totaling $375,000 Tuesday to fund projects in Newtown Township to extend its trail network and improve the safety for pedestrians and bicyclists along the multi-use trail along Lower…
BUCKS COUNTY >> Five Bucks County communities have been awarded nearly $2 million in new state funding to bolster economic development and improve pedestrian safety.
LANGHORNE >> The Four Lanes End Garden Club stages its 60th Diamond Anniversary Holiday House Tour and Tea on Thursday, November 21 from 11 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.
NEWTOWN BOROUGH >> The Newtown Borough Council delivered an early holiday present to the town’s business district on November 6.
UPPER MAKEFIELD >> The Board of Supervisors on Nov. 6 adopted a $10.9 million budget that will hold the line on taxes in 2020.
NEWTOWN >> November 10 is Gun Violence Awareness Day in Bucks County. And from 2 to 4 p.m. that day, there will be a memorial service honoring those in Bucks County who have lost their lives to gun violence during the past five years.
NEWTOWN TOWNSHIP >> Voters on Tuesday night re-elected incumbent Democrats John Mack and Dennis Fisher to the Newtown Township Board of Supervisors.
NEWTOWN BOROUGH >> Democrats swept the race for three open seats on borough council, picking up two seats and complete control of borough council in Tuesday’s General Election.
NORTHAMPTON TOWNSHIP >> On a day dominated by Democratic victories, two Republicans bucked the trend winning re-election to the board of supervisors in Northampton Township.
NEWTOWN TOWNSHIP >> On November 1, Newtown Township Police responded to the report of medication found in a child's Halloween candy bag.
NEWTOWN TOWNSHIP >> Four candidates are vying for two open, six year seats on the Newtown Township Board of Supervisors.
NEWTOWN BOROUGH >> Several hundred kids and parents took advantage of a beautiful fall morning to join Newtown's Halloween Parade on Saturday.
NEWTOWN >> The Council Rock School Board and the Council Rock Education Support Professional Association (CRESPA) have reached an agreement on a three-year contract effective from July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2022.
NEWTOWN TOWNSHIP >> Its time to update the joint comprehensive municipal planning agreement that Newtown Township shares with neighboring Upper Makefield and Wrightstown Townships.
NEWTOWN TOWNSHIP >> The board supervisors on Oct. 23 agreed to have the Newtown Creek Coalition make a formal public presentation at a future regular board meeting about its proposal to build a footbridge across the creek connecting the township to Newtown Borough.
NEWTOWN TOWNSHIP >> From the number of people who came out on Friday night, the family-owned Newtown Brewing Company appears to be an instant hit.
NEWTOWN TOWNSHIP >> A section of the Newtown Creek got some tender loving care Saturday morning and about a dozen volunteers got to enjoy a beautiful autumn morning while giving back to the environment.
NORTHAMPTON TOWNSHIP >> The Council Rock South Marching Band’s impressive competition season continued Saturday, October 19 at West Chester University as they were crowned the US Bands Group IV-A Pennsylvania State Champions for the second year in a row.
NEWTOWN >> People living in Tanzania and The Gambia in Africa and Guatemala in Central America will benefit from this year’s used bicycle and portable sewing machine drive in Newtown.
BUCKS COUNTY >> Witches, scary spiders, ghosts and goblins will be stirring up a cauldron full of fun in Bucks County this Halloween season. Costume parades will march through Newtown and Yardley, candle-lit pumpkins will line the historic Delaware Canal Towpath, kid-friendly Halloween…
PHILADELPHIA >> Lea Wang, a sophomore at Council Rock High School South, has been selected as one of region’s top five musical talents to perform at this year’s Philadelphia PHL Live Center Stage Classical Finalist Show.
NEWTOWN TOWNSHIP >> The Newtown Township Police Department publicly recognized three officers at the Oct. 10 meeting of the board of supervisors, one for saving the life of a juvenile and two others for reaching service milestones within the department.
NEWTOWN BOROUGH >> The sidewalk in front of the Newtown Hardware House bustled with excitement on a busy Market Day as the store celebrated its 150th year in business.
NEWTOWN BOROUGH >> Sunny skies and cool autumn temperatures combined to bring record crowds to this year’s Market Day.
WRIGHTSTOWN >> Council Rock joined the Wrightstown community to celebrate the Rededication of the Wrightstown Elementary School on Wednesday, Oct. 2 with a ribbon cutting and open house.
NEWTOWN BOROUGH >> More than 100 people raced through the quiet neighborhood streets of Newtown Saturday morning for the benefit of a storied borough institution.
NEWTOWN >> The 9th annual McCaffrey’s Food Markets Newtown Holiday Parade will take place on Sunday, December 8 at 2 p.m. and is hosted by the Newtown Business Association.
NORTHAMPTON TOWNSHIP >> The Northampton Township Planning Commission will meet Tuesday night, October 1 to review two land development plans proposed by the Council Rock School District.
RICHBORO >> Sunny to partly cloudy skies brought out the crowds for a day of community spirit at Northampton Day on Saturday.
WRIGHTSTOWN >> Art at Kings Oaks, an artist-led art exhibition on an historic Bucks County farm near Newtown, will return for a 7th year October 4 to 20. The curation includes paintings, drawings, prints, collage, ceramics, and sculpture by 28 artists from across the U.S., the U.K., an…
NEWTOWN TOWNSHIP >> You know it today as Nina’s Waffles and Ice Cream, but dig a little deeper and you’ll discover the landmark yellow building behind Wells Fargo Bank boasts an interesting and storied past.
NEWTOWN BOROUGH >> One of Newtown’s oldest businesses will celebrate its 150th birthday with special events and activities on Market Day. And the public is invited to join in the fun.