FAIRLESS HILLS >> “DJ Pauly D,” one of the nation’s top celebrity DJs, will return to the Pennsbury Senior Prom for a midnight performance on Saturday, May 19. The popular DJ has created a set especially for the Class of 2018, culminating this year’s “best prom in America” with an exci…
YARDLEY BOROUGH >> On June 3, Yardley will host the 10th anniversary of the Yardley 5K. This annual event brings people from all over the area to run (or walk) for health, for fun and, most importantly, for the advancement of the community.
YARDLEY BOROUGH >> The race is on! Hundreds of yellow rubber duckies will float down the Delaware Canal during “The Great Yardley Duck Race,” which will take place at 4 p.m. on Saturday, June 9 on the Canal towpath between Letchworth Avenue and Lock 5 in Yardley Borough.
LOWER MAKEFIELD >> Eighth grade Charles Boehm Middle School student Casey Schaeffer, accompanied by her Full Heart crew, held the 3rd Full Heart Kids Carnival on a beautiful Saturday afternoon, May 5 in Chester Meadow on Lakeview Drive in Yardley.
LOWER MAKEFIELD >> If you ran in the November 12 Bucks County Marathon, and a colonial gentleman left you in the dust, don’t worry … the British weren’t coming. It was just Yardley’s own Gary Nolan, checking off another bucket list item, by scoring a spot in the Guinness World Book of …
YARDLEY BOROUGH >> Mayor Chris Harding cast a tie-breaking vote to initiate a search for a part-time borough manager after council deadlocked 3-3 on the motion at its May 1 council meeting.
YARDLEY BOROUGH >> Yardley’s Music on Main outdoor music and performance series is back for its fourth season bringing a diverse array of live music, dance, and cultures for free entertainment right in the heart of the Borough’s vibrant downtown.
LOWER MAKEFIELD >> The township has won a $300,000 public improvement grant from the state Department of Community and Economic Development to help fund the reconstruction of a section of Oxford Valley Road.
YARDLEY BOROUGH >> Saturday was the perfect day to get outside and enjoy the weather. And that’s just what many did at Yardley’s picturesque Lake Afton.
YARDLEY BOROUGH >>The long awaited North Main Street sidewalk project, which has been debated, delayed, discussed and debated again for years, will officially get underway next week.
YARDLEY BOROUGH >> Manual ticket writing will soon be a thing of the past in Yardley Borough, replaced by a handheld e-ticketing device that will streamline traffic stops and cut down on the frustration felt by those on the receiving end of a ticket.
FAIRLESS HILLS >> A Food Truck Festival benefiting Destination Prom will be held Saturday, April 21 from 4 to 7 p.m. in the Pennsbury High School East Parking Lot off of Hood Boulevard.
DUI CHARGES >> A Yardley Borough police officer was dispatched on Sunday, April 15 at 9:45 p.m. to the 70 block of North Delaware Avenue to investigate a motor vehicle off the roadway with a person trapped inside.
MIDDLETOWN TOWNSHIP >> A 30 year old Delaware County man was struck and killed Saturday night in the area of East Lincoln Highway just east of the intersection with Oxford Valley Road.
LOWER MAKEFIELD >> With the legal issues surrounding the Satterthwaite property behind them, the board of supervisors is now considering its future.
YARDLEY BOROUGH >> The Yardley Historical Association will present “The Receipt that Created Yardley,” an illustrated program about a significant, though unassuming, document signed by William Penn that was recently gifted to the association. The program will be held on Thursday, April…
PENNSBURY >> The World Champion Philadelphia Eagles joined students, staff and administrators at the Pennwood Middle School Friday afternoon in cheering on seventh grade science teacher Rebecca Obert-Thorn.
YARDLEY BOROUGH >> A free family-oriented Car Festival will steer onto FitzGerald Field, 17 North Delaware Avenue, on Sunday, April 22 from noon until 5 p.m. after cold and wet weather forced the postponement of the event from April 15.
YARDLEY BOROUGH >> An undeveloped piece of borough-owned land on Reading Avenue, once eyed for development, is one step closer to being preserved.
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YARDLEY BOROUGH >> The public is invited to celebrate the five-year anniversary of Witt Pilates and check out all the studio has to offer during a celebration on Friday, April 6 from 6-8 p.m. Bring a friend and have some bubbly with staff, clients and local officials as they toast fiv…
MIDDLETOWN TOWNSHIP >> Sesame Place, the nation’s only theme park based entirely on the award-winning show Sesame Street, has been designated a Certified Autism Center (CAC) making it the first theme park in the world to receive such a distinction.
MORRISVILLE BOROUGH >> The annual Easter Flower Sale benefiting the Morrisville Fire Company is taking place Friday, March 30 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday, March 31 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. and on Easter Sunday, April 1 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. The sale featuring an assortment of spring f…
YARDLEY BOROUGH >> Two treasured town landmarks are benefiting from the proceeds raised from the 2017 Yardley 5K Race.
DOYLESTOWN >> A Lower Makefield man who pleaded guilty but mentally ill to third-degree murder in the stabbing death of his mother was sentenced on March 26 to serve 10 to 40 years in state prison.
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MORRISVILLE >> Inside the district courtroom on East Cleveland Avenue, Judge Mick Petrucci listened as a team of lawyers laid out their case against a defendant who they say defamed their client.
FAIRLESS HILLS >> A Yardley Borough businessman has been named Firefighter of the Year by the Yardley-Makefield Fire Company.
YARDLEY BOROUGH >> Due to the snow and muddy conditions, the Yardley Borough Recreation Board is postponing its Saturday, March 24 Easter Egg Hunt to Saturday, March 31.
WASHINGTON CROSSING >> The Washington Crossing Chapter of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution (NSDAR) has presented the prestigious DAR Good Citizens Award to Elizabeth McKeever, a senior at Pennsbury High School.
UNSAFE DRIVING/DUI >> Officers assigned to a DUI suppression detail on Saturday, March 17 at 12:16 a.m. were on East Afton Avenue when they observed a red Honda sedan travelling east make a wide right on South Delaware Avenue entering into the northbound lane. The officers followed the…
DISORDERLY CONDUCT >> Multiple Yardley Borough and Lower Makefield Township police officers were dispatched to North Edgewater Avenue on Monday, March 12 at 4:16 p.m. to investigate a report of a subject armed with a handgun pointing in various directions. A borough officer saw the sub…
PENNSBURY >> “These are kids. These are people our age,” said Pennsbury senior Reed Markowitz as he read the names of the 17 students and staff who died a month ago during a mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida.
NEWTOWN >> The music will go on, thanks to local Yardley Borough residents and businessowners Suzanne and Tim Foster and their son, William.
YARDLEY BOROUGH >> Yardley Borough on March 6 became the fifth Bucks County municipality to adopt an Anti-Discrimination Ordinance.
LOWER MAKEFIELD >> The township is inviting the community to take a peek inside its brand new community center during an open house celebration on Saturday, March 10 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
LOWER MAKEFIELD >> Due to the snowstorm, as of 10 a.m. on March 7, the Lower Makefield Township Emergency Manager has declared a Disaster Emergency.
FAIRLESS HILLS >> As a team of clipboard-carrying judges jotted down notes, students from the Charles Boehm Middle School presented an out-of-this-world skit centered around a lunar rover they built for a reality show competition.
ARREST >> A man brandishing a large kitchen knife was taken into custody at the Scudder Falls Bridge/I-95 construction site by police from Lower Makefield, with the assistance of Upper Makefield and Yardley Borough officers. Uladzislau Dudkim, who police believe was possibly attempting…
LOWER MAKEFIELD >> Police are looking for two men in connection with a vehicle break-in and the theft of a credit card on Feb. 23.
LOWER MAKEFIELD >> Since 1949 when voters approved a referendum to ban the sale of alcohol in the township, restaurants and eateries here have not been allowed to sell alcoholic beverages.
FAIRLESS HILLS >> The gym inside Pennsbury High School West rocked for eight hours Saturday night as more than 400 students danced “For The Kids.”
YARDLEY BOROUGH >> Nicholas Cacace took the oath of office on Feb. 20 as the borough’s newest part-time police officer.
YARDLEY BOROUGH >> John Boyle, who is stepping down as borough manager effective March 4, was publicly honored and given a standing ovation at the Feb. 20 council meeting.
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FAIRLESS HILLS >> Pennsbury High School will be holding its fourth annual eight-hour dance marathon on February 24 to raise money to support Four Diamonds at Penn State Hershey Children’s Hospital.
LOWER MAKEFIELD >> DeLorenzo’s Tomato Pies, a Trenton area tradition since 1947, will begin a new tradition next week on this side of the river in Pennsylvania.
LOWER MAKEFIELD >> Lower Makefield welcomed its newest officer, Michael Fischbach, during a swearing in ceremony at police headquarters on Feb. 7.
FAIRLESS HILLS >> Pennsbury has launched an on-site mental health counseling program on Mondays and Fridays for students and families at the high school level in conjunction with the district’s newly-formed Addiction and Mental Health Task Force.