NEWTOWN TOWNSHIP >> Another Newtown shopping center is poised for a major expansion.
NEWTOWN BOROUGH >> Move over Punxsutawney Phil. Newtown Ned will be making his big debut in 2020.
NEWTOWN TOWNSHIP >> The board of supervisors in a 4-0 vote at the Jan. 22 meeting approved a motion to advertise the township’s extensive road paving project this year.
NEWTOWN BOROUGH >> Comedian Jackie “The Joke Man” Martling opens February at the Newtown Theatre with a show on Saturday, February 1 at 8 p.m.
NORTHAMPTON TOWNSHIP >> Northampton Township ushered in the new decade on January 6 with a Welcome Home flag exchange and a deployment flag placement ceremony.
NEWTOWN >> The Council Rock School District (CRSD) Board of School Directors has announced an agreement with Superintendent Dr. Robert Fraser on a new five-year contract.
NORTHAMPTON TOWNSHIP >> Council Rock High School South’s Model U.N. Delegation was recognized as an Outstanding Delegation under the leadership of Youth Secretariat Ryan Pulaski Ely Cohen officers Elissa Bulkin Francesca Miller (senior), Jake Schwartz and advisors Kristin Boekamp and L…
NEWTOWN >> Council Rock North students, Lambert Zhang and Matthew Raffa, have earned the honor of representing Council Rock North and all of Pennsylvania in Certiport’s 2020 Microsoft Office Specialist U.S. National Championship.
NEWTOWN BOROUGH >> The Newtown Borough Council at its February work session will consider partnering with Newtown Township and the Newtown Creek Coalition to explore the feasibility of building a pedestrian bridge across the Newtown Creek.
NORTHAMPTON >> The Northampton Township Board of Supervisors held its reorganization meeting on Jan. 6 with a swearing in ceremony and the election of board leaders for 2020.
NEWTOWN >> The Birches at Newtown is proud to announce that they have been selected as one of 2020 Best of Senior Living Award winners on SeniorAdvisor.com, the largest ratings and reviews site for senior care and services in North America and Canada. The senior living community was al…
NEWTOWN >> January is membership month at the historic Newtown Theatre. This is the time for current members to renew and new members to join. Memberships are available for individuals, senior individuals, couples, senior couples, and families.
NEWTOWN BOROUGH >> The Newtown Borough Council reorganized on Jan. 6 welcoming two new members to the council table and electing new leadership for the coming year.
NORTHAMPTON TOWNSHIP >> Council Rock High School South student, Jessica Wang, has been named a Regeneron Science Talent Search (STS) Scholar.
NEWTOWN TOWNSHIP >> A 30-year-old Lower Makefield man was killed Wednesday morning in a head-on collision on the Richboro Road.
NEWTOWN TOWNSHIP >> The scheduled Jan. 22 public hearing for Toll Brothers condition-use application to build 41 high-end luxury homes off of Route 413 will be rescheduled to Feb. 12, according to township manager Micah Lewis.
NEWTOWN TOWNSHIP >> In a mandated reorganization meeting Jan. 6, the Democratic-controlled board of supervisors again reappointed Phil Calabro to his third term as chairman and tapped fellow-Democrat Dennis Fisher as vice chairman.
NEWTOWN TOWNSHIP >> Linda Bobrin has stepped down from the Newtown Township Board of Supervisors to become Bucks County’s next Register of Wills.
NEWTOWN BOROUGH >> After 40 years of styling hair in Newtown, Joy Taggart is hanging up her scissors.
NEWTOWN TOWNSHIP >> The board of supervisors has now approved a zoning amendment which begins the process of where convenience stores with attached gas stations can be built in Newtown, Upper Makefield and Wrightstown Townships.
NEWTOWN >> Council Rock High School North art students Gabrielle DeSena, Matt Sandman and Paige Majewski have been juried into the prestigious National Art Honor Society 2020 Art Show.
NESHAMINY >>The Neshaminy School District has so far spent about $435,000 to defend the controversial “Redskins” team name and images, according to school board president Marty Sullivan.
NEWTOWN BOROUGH >> District Magistrate Mick Petrucci administered the oath of office to the Borough’s newest part-time officer on Dec. 19 during a swearing in ceremony at the District Court on North State Street.
NEWTOWN TOWNSHIP >> In preparation for Christmas, students at Saint Andrew Catholic School in Newtown brought the Nativity story to life on Dec. 20.
UNCASVILLE, CT >> Miss Virginia Camille Schrier was crowned Miss America 2020 on Dec. 19 live on NBC at the Mohegan Sun Arena in Connecticut. And her hometown of Newtown is beaming with pride.
NEWTOWN TOWNSHIP >> The scheduled Jan. 22 public hearing for Toll Brothers conditional use application is expected to be well-attended by neighboring residents opposed to the project.
NEWTOWN TOWNSHIP >> Without much debate, the board of supervisors approved the $13,081,611 final general fund operating budget for the 2020 fiscal year beginning Jan. 1.
NEWTOWN TOWNSHIP >> In a holiday rush like no other, hundreds of youngsters raced across the fields at Roberts Ridge Park on Dec. 7 snapping up thousands of candy canes left by a band of mischievous “elves.”
Firefighters will be escorting Santa through Newtown, Upper Makefield and Morrisville Borough between Friday, Dec. 20 and Sunday, Dec. 22.
NEWTOWN BOROUGH >> The Newtown Borough Council on Dec. 10 voted unanimously to approve preliminary plans for the redevelopment of the former Stockburger property at State and Court streets.
NEWTOWN BOROUGH >> Two departing councilors were recognized at Tuesday night’s Newtown Borough Council meeting for their combined 24 years of service to the borough.
NEWTOWN >> The McCaffrey’s Food Markets Newtown Holiday Parade marched through town on Sunday with a sparkle in its eye and magic in its step.
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.