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.
NORTHAMPTON TOWNSHIP >> Northampton Township has been awarded close to $1 million from the federal government to expand its staff of paid firefighters.
NEWTOWN >> The Newtown Discovery Preschool, a private preschool powered by the Newtown Athletic Club (NAC), will begin enrollment on September 24. The new preschool will deliver a collaborative approach of learning through play for students two-and-a-half to five-years-old.
COUNCIL ROCK >> Thirty-five students from the Council Rock School District have been recognized as part of the 2020 National Merit Scholarship Program.
COUNCIL ROCK >> The Philadelphia Chapter of the CPCU Society (Chartered Property Casualty Underwriters) will be holding its 36th annual “Fire Safety in the Home” contest in the elementary schools of the Council Rock School District during National Fire Prevention Week, October 6 to 12.
MIDDLETOWN TOWNSHIP >> Competition was fierce as Dragon Boats skimmed across the serene waters of Core Creek Park’s Lake Luxembourg on Saturday hoping for a big finish.
NEWTOWN BOROUGH >> Temple Professor and Newtown Quaker Meeting member, Annemarie Hindman will speak on “Mysticism, Skepticism, Quakerism” to the Newtown Meeting Adult Class at 9:45 a.m. on Sunday, September 22, at the historic Quaker Meetinghouse, 219 Court Street. Meeting for Worship …
NEWTOWN >> The Newtown-based Greg Wolf Fund is hosting its 11th Annual Fall Fundraiser at Trenton Country Club on October 4 beginning at 6 p.m. This year, headline comedian Joe Matarese will entertain the crowd.
NEWTOWN TOWNSHIP >> Saint Andrew Catholic School, Newtown, was named a 2019 Archdiocesan School of Distinction at an awards ceremony held Sept. 13 at the Archdiocesan Pastoral Center.
NEWTOWN TOWNSHIP >> Agasar Family WellCare at InnerSpa celebrated its grand opening on Sept. 13 with a ribbon cutting, entertainment, tours and an open house at 4 Terry Drive in Newtown Township.
NEWTOWN TOWNSHIP >> The board of supervisors has given conditional use approval for the Playa Bowls to open its second Bucks County location for quick-serve fresh fruit bowls, as well as health-oriented juices and smoothies.
COUNCIL ROCK >> The public is invited to weigh in on the school district’s strategic plan, which is available for view from now through mid-September.
NEWTOWN BOROUGH >> Inside one of the borough’s newest businesses on Sunday morning, youngsters were busy crushing graham crackers and dipping marshmallows in chocolate sauce.
NEWTOWN BOROUGH >> The competition for local trash is heating up with the arrival of a new trash hauler in the greater Newtown area.
NEWTOWN BOROUGH >> The first-ever Newtown Environmental Film Festival will be held on the evening of Thursday, Sept. 19 at the historic Newtown Theatre. The event will feature several short environmentally-focused films, a panel of experts, craft beer sampling, light fare, and a free n…
COUNCIL ROCK >> School bells will be ringing throughout the Council Rock School District on Sept. 3 and 4 as the district welcomes back more than 10,800 students for the start of the 2019-20 school year.
DOG BITE - Police were dispatched to Society Place on Aug. 22 at 12:30 p.m. for an animal complaint. Upon arrival, officers met with the complainant who explained that she was walking outside to get her mail when a neighbor’s dog bit her. The animal control officer was contacted for further …
NORTHAMPTON TOWNSHIP - The Board of Supervisors on August 28 publicly recognized the Council Rock Holland Little League 10-12 year old team for winning the Pennsylvania District 30 and Section 6 championships this summer.
BUCKS COUNTY >> Police departments throughout Bucks County will be enhancing DUI enforcement this holiday weekend, assigning extra officers to roving patrols in 10 jurisdictions.
NEWTOWN TOWNSHIP >> The Newtown Township Police Department, which initially attained accreditation status in 2013, has for the second time attained re-accreditation.
NORTHAMPTON TOWNSHIP >> Northampton Township Police are attempting to identify a person, captured by video surveillance, prowling at the front door of a residence in the new Creekside Estates development in Richboro.
NEWTOWN TOWNSHIP >> The annual “Newtown Food Truck Fest: Summer Send-Off Edition” will be held on Sunday, Sept. 1 from 4 to 8 p.m. at Council Rock North High School. The fundraising event for the historic Newtown Theatre will feature 18 regional food trucks serving up a wide variety of…
COUNCIL ROCK >> Students in the Council Rock School District won’t be giving up their snow days, at least during the 2019-20 school year.
NEWTOWN BOROUGH >> St. Mark AME Zion Church invites the community to join them as they commemorate 400 years of African American history on Sunday, August 25 with a remembrance and reflection service and by participating in a nationwide bell ringing.
WRIGHTSTOWN TOWNSHIP >> The 71st Middletown Grange Fair wrapped up on Sunday following a successful five day run at the fairgrounds on Penns Park Road in Wrightstown.
LOWER SOUTHAMPTON >> Nine people were injured Sunday afternoon at the Dolphin Swim Club when lightning struck a tree causing it to fall on a tent set up on the grounds of the club.
NEWTOWN TOWNSHIP — Saying that native plants are better adapted to local soils and climate, the board of supervisors unanimously passed a resolution at the August 14 meeting saying that "every reasonable effort" will be made to plant native species on township-owned property.
NEWTOWN TOWNSHIP >> Factory Donuts, which has built a reputation in the Mayfair section of Philadelphia for its freshly made treat, has opened its doors in the Village of Newtown Shopping Center.
NEWTOWN BOROUGH >> About a month after passing a resolution urging Congress to pass climate change legislation, the Newtown Borough Council passed a similar resolution urging the state legislature to do the same.
RICHBORO >> The newly-accredited Northampton Township Police Department is settling into its brand new $7 million home at 111 Township Road.
DOYLESTOWN >> The Doylestown Food Market will close its doors at the end of this month on August 31, market operators Paul, Debbie and John announced in a letter to its customers.
NEWTOWN >> Newtown Community Foundation has been selected as a beneficiary of the GIANT Bags 4 My Cause Program for the month of August.
WASHINGTON CROSSING >> Two Boy Scouts from Troop 99 in Newtown have achieved the rank of Eagle Scout, the highest honor in Scouting.
NORTHAMPTON TOWNSHIP >>The Northampton Township Police Department has earned accreditation from the Pennsylvania Law Enforcement Accreditation Commission (PLEAC), an achievement realized by just 10 percent of the state’s 1,200 police departments.
BUCKS COUNTY >> Democrat Christina Finello on July 25 announced her candidacy for U.S. Congress in Pennsylvania’s First District, challenging incumbent Representative Brian Fitzpatrick.