MORRISVILLE >> The Yardleyville Protective Company for the Pursuit and Detection of Horse Thieves and other Villains, affectionately known as “Horse Thieves,” galloped into its 153rd year with an evening of tradition and some good natured horseplay.
PENNSBURY >> The Pennsbury School Board now has two vacancies to fill following the resignation of Region 3 representative Nancy Lawson.
FALLSINGTON >> The Pennsbury School Board on Jan. 16 unanimously appointed current fifth level teacher Sandy Kandravi as an Elementary Educational Coach effective Jan. 29 to June 16, 2020.
LOWER MAKEFIELD >> A campaign will get underway later this month in the township to place a “wet versus dry” referendum on the April primary ballot.
LOWER MAKEFIELD >> The AOY Art Center, a Pennsbury Partner, will host its fourth annual gallery show of adjudicated Pennsbury student work on two weekends.
YARDLEY BOROUGH >> The Yardley Borough Council reorganized on Jan. 6, welcoming two new council members and electing new leadership for the coming year.
LOWER MAKEFIELD >> The Lower Makefield Board of Supervisors reorganized on Jan. 6, welcoming a new member and electing new leadership.
YARDLEY BOROUGH >> A “Memorial to the Lost” in Yardley Borough is calling attention to the impact of gun violence in Bucks County and beyond.
MORRISVILLE >> Late in the evening on Jan. 7, Bucks County SPCA’s Chief Humane Police Officer Nikki Thompson rescued 24 sick cats found living in an unheated car in Morrisville. She had been searching for the vehicle for two days. An online tip from a concerned citizen enabled her to p…
YARDLEY BOROUGH >> Winter floral arrangements, snowflake crafts, warm winter cocktails and a Winter Wander headline the next 2nd Saturday event in Yardley Borough on Saturday, Jan. 11.
LOWER MAKEFIELD >> The board of Supervisors on Dec. 18 approved a four year agreement with its public works employees that includes across the board pay raises and a new novel approach that will introduce job categories.
LOWER MAKEFIELD >> Pennsylvania American Water Company will be replacing water pipes in the area of the Rock Run Creek resulting in the closure of Makefield Road between Big Oak and Roelofs roads for about two weeks beginning Jan. 2.
LOWER MAKEFIELD >> Kristin Tyler, who is stepping down from the board of supervisors after serving eight years, was recognized for her service at the December 18 meeting.
PHILADELPHIA >> “Soccer Talk,” a show hosted by Yardley natives Rich and Rusty Gorelick, will make its debut on 610ESPN from 4 to 5 p.m. on January 7. The show also will live stream on www.610espn.com, be available on IHeartRadio, be featured as a podcast and repeated weekly on WWDB-AM…
YARDLEY >> The Yardleyville Protective Company for the Pursuit and Detection of Horse Thieves and Other Villains is saddling up for its 153rd annual meeting in January and the public is invited along for “the ride.”
YARDLEY BOROUGH >> The spirit of togetherness and a desire for peace will be alive at an event on New Year’s Day that involves people of all faiths to focus on the Middle East, the United States and the world at large. All are welcome.
LOWER MAKEFIELD >> A Christmas Eve fire caused extensive smoke, fire and water damage to a newly-renovated two story house on Nancy Road.
LOWER MAKEFIELD >> Earning one of the Girl Scouts’ highest awards challenges girls to be their best and develop, plan and implement a Take Action project. Silver Award and Gold Award Girl Scouts are making the world a better place.
YARDLEY >> We’ve all heard the same reasons “transplants” give for relocating to Bucks County. They like the community and culture, the schools are fantastic, better job opportunities, a great place to raise a family, and the like.
FAIRLESS HILLS >> More than 130 seniors, many of them dressed in Christmas red and green, sat down to a free holiday dinner with all the trimmings on Friday evening, Dec. 13 at Pennsbury High School West’s Falcon Cafeteria.
LOWER MAKEFIELD >> The Lower Makefield Police Department's Truck Envorcement Unit conducted a detail Dec. 18 on the Newtown Bypass (Route 332). Trucks were checked for safety violations and drivers for proper commercial driver qualifications. As a result, four trucks were cited, two dr…
YARDLEY BOROUGH >> The warm glow emanating from the windows of the Old Library by Lake Afton beckoned visitors inside for a cup of hot cider, a peppermint candy cane, a holiday cookie or two and a friendly welcome.
Firefighters will be escorting Santa through Newtown, Upper Makefield and Morrisville Borough between Friday, Dec. 20 and Sunday, Dec. 22.
LOWER MAKEFIELD >> Former Professional Football Player and Philadelphia Eagles Tight End Brent Celek stopped by the ShopRite of Yardley on Dec. 8 to help kick off the store's winter coat drive with VICKS.
YARDLEY BOROUGH >> Downtown Yardley will be hosting its next 2nd Saturday Yardley event on Dec. 14 with a #HolidaysInYardley theme, supported by Makefield Insurance Agency, Visit Bucks County and ShopRite of Yardley.
PENNSBURY >> In a tranquil reorganization meeting on Dec. 5, the nine-member Pennsbury School Board re-elected TR Kannan of Lower Makefield as its board president and named Christine Toy-Dragoni as its vice president for 2020.
YARDLEY BOROUGH >> As part of Yardley’s 6th year of participation in Small Business Saturday that took place on November 30th, Experience Yardley, with the support of Bucks County Community College, coordinated a contest for The Biggest Downtown-Wide Shop Local Gift Basket in Bucks County.
YARDLEY BOROUGH >> Trains, trees, cookies and merriment. Come to the Old Library by Lake Afton in Yardley for two days of festivities hosted by the Yardley Historical Association.
YARDLEY BOROUGH - The Yardley Borough Parks and Recreation Board on Dec. 4 presented donations to the Yardley Borough Police Department and to American Legion Post 317.
YARDLEY BOROUGH >> The borough council on Tuesday voted 4 to 1 to appoint former Councilman Ryan Berry to a two year seat on council ending on Jan. 3, 2022.
YARDLEY BOROUGH >> The borough council on Tuesday publicly interviewed four candidates for an opening on council created by the resignation of Sandi Brady earlier this month.
FALLSINGTON >> The Pennsbury School Board on Nov. 21 appointed Cherrissa M. Gibson acting co-principal at Pennsbury High School West.
MORRISVILLE BOROUGH >> A Winterfest Open House and Community Celebration takes place on Saturday, Dec. 7 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the high school, 550 West Palmer Street.
TRENTON >> A Lower Makefield restaurant owner was indicted last week on eight criminal charges after authorities busted up his alleged human trafficking ring, authorities said.
BUCKS COUNTY >> Waste Management Inc. and the Pennsbury School District have been awarded grants from the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection’s (DEP) Alternative Fuels Incentive Grants (AFIG) program for clean vehicle projects that will help improve air quality and publ…
YARDLEY BOROUGH >> Four candidates, including a former council member, have stepped forward to fill an open seat on the seven member borough council.
PENNSBURY >> One of four Air Force F-15 pilots - who flew over the November 17th Eagles vs. Patriots game in a salute to veterans - spoke to Pennsbury High School JROTC students about his career during class on Monday.
YARDLEY BOROUGH >> In celebration of Small Business Saturday taking place on November 30, Experience Yardley, with the support of the Bucks County Community College, is coordinating a contest to win The Biggest Downtown-Wide Shop Local Gift Basket in Bucks County.
LOWER MAKEFIELD >> The environmentally-friendly renovation of Pennwood Middle School in the Pennsbury School District employed numerous sustainable planning, design, and construction components to achieve LEED Gold certification from the U.S. Green Building Council.
BUCKS COUNTY >> Five Bucks County communities have been awarded nearly $2 million in new state funding to bolster economic development and improve pedestrian safety.
LOWER MAKEFIELD >> The township said thank you to its veterans on Saturday afternoon with a flag-waving, patriotic parade down Edgewood Road and a ceremony at Veterans Square that included a special tribute to this year’s Grand Marshals.
LOWER MAKEFIELD >> The Newtown Quilters’ Guild is now partnering with the Lower Makefield Township Police Department through the guild’s “Crayon Quilts – Children Helping Children" philanthropy program.
YARDLEY BOROUGH >> Yardley Borough Councilwoman Sandi Brady abruptly resigned from borough council on Wednesday the day after confronting candidate and now councilman-elect Patrick McGovern at the polls over an alias FaceBook profile.
LOWER MAKEFIELD >> Democrats swept the race for township supervisor on Tuesday winning two six year seats and complete control of the five member board of supervisors.
MORRISVILLE BOROUGH >> Voters in Lower Makefield, Yardley and Morrisville Boroughs elected Morrisville Borough Councilwoman Corryn Kronnagel as their new district justice on Tuesday.
MORRISVILLE BOROUGH >> Democrats carried the night posting big wins in the race for borough council, including the ouster of the council’s Republican council President and Vice President.