LAHASKA >> It has been about six months since Holy Que Smokehouse has opened in Lahaska and owner, Tom Peters, couldn't be happier with its progress.
BUCKS COUNTY >> Justin Kloc grew up helping his “very handy” father with projects around their home. The Lower Makefield native bolstered his handiness by lending a hand to family members as they made home repairs and renovations.
FAIRLESS HILLS >> 2nd Ave Thrift Superstore, the thrift chain dedicated to bringing customers the best value in high-quality, secondhand clothing, household goods and collectibles, will open the doors of its new 44,000 square foot flagship store, located at 330 Commerce Boulevard in th…
JAMISON >> Tractor Supply Company is excited to bring a new store to serve and meet the needs of the Jamison (Warwick) community and the greater Bucks County area.
MILLERSBURG >> Mid Penn Bancorp, Inc., parent company of the wholly-owned subsidiaries Mid Penn Bank and MPB Financial Services, Inc., will rebrand branches and offices in its First Priority Bank Division in southeastern Pennsylvania to Mid Penn Bank.
NEWTOWN >> The historic Temperance House in the heart of Newtown Borough has been named “Business of the Year” for 2020 by the Newtown Business Association.
DOYLESTOWN >> The GIANT Company has announced plans for a new store in Doylestown. The new, bigger store will be built at Cross Keys Place, 4377 West Swamp Road, and will replace the current GIANT store.
NORTHAMPTON TOWNSHIP >> A Northampton Township-based business will benefit from a low-interest loan announced by Governor Tom Wolf on Jan. 6.
DOYLESTOWN >> After retiring from her career as a math teacher, Eilene Shaffer was intrigued by her daughter’s suggestion to start a cat café in the heart of Doylestown. The MeWow Cat Café successfully combines her love for desserts with her passion for cats, who are often given a perm…
BUCKS COUNTY >> For the second year in a row, SCORE National has awarded SCORE Bucks County the 2020 Platinum Leadership Award, the highest recognition possible for any local chapter. Notably, only a small percentage of SCORE’s 348 chapters nationwide qualify for this annual honor.
PERKASIE >> Penn Community Bank, the largest mutual bank headquartered in eastern Pennsylvania, is pleased to announce the recipients of its grant program aimed at supporting local businesses and nonprofits. The Growth in Action Small Business Grant program will provide each of the win…
HATBORO >> Kathleen Lochel, owner of Lochel’s Bakery in Hatboro, says her campaign cookies have become a “viral” sensation with just weeks until the 2020 general election.
MORRISVILLE >> Gelest Inc. has announced that Dr. Barry Arkles has been appointed the Chief Executive Officer of Gelest Inc. effective immediately.
NEWTOWN >> Driving around his Newtown Township neighborhood, Scott Coren couldn’t help but notice all the empty trash bins scattered all over the streets.
NEWTOWN BOROUGH >> Leaders of the Newtown Mercantile Group on September 26 joined borough leaders in welcoming “Dress to the 9’s Consignment Boutique” to North State Street.
FALLS TOWNSHIP >> Wawa joined Falls Township and community leaders in breaking ground on September 15 for its first ever freestanding drive-thru store.
NEWTOWN >> Due to the current social distancing parameters, the Newtown Business Association’s annual Business Expo is going gone virtual!
NEWTOWN >> During SERVPRO's 51st Annual Convention – the company's first "virtual" convention – top company representatives recognized the extraordinary performance of SERVPRO of Newtown/Yardley with the Chairman's Gold award.
NEWTOWN BOROUGH >> A new, beautifully-appointed upscale consignment store has opened its doors on North State Street next to the Grapevine Natural Grocery store.
MIDDLETOWN TOWNSHIP >> Duck Donuts, known for serving Warm, Delicious and Made To Order! donuts, has opened its first franchise location in Bucks County and the 11th store in Pennsylvania.
DOYLESTOWN >> The Fred Beans Automotive Group in May launched a 500,000 Meals Challenge, pledging to donate at least $25,000 a month through the end of the year to fight hunger in the communities where it operates.
MIDDLETOWN TOWNSHIP >> The GIANT Company has announced the opening of a new Beer & Wine Eatery at its Langhorne store located at 3 Doublewoods Road, Langhorne (the Summit Square Shopping Center in Middletown Township).
WAWA >> Coffee and beverage customers in some Wawa stores across its geographic footprint have seen a return to self-service coffee and fountain beverages.
FORT WORTH, TEXAS >> Texas-based Pier 1 Imports, Inc., which operates a store in the Village at Newtown on Eagle Road, filed a motion on May 19 seeking Bankruptcy Court approval to begin closing all of its stores.
BUCKS COUNTY >> Boston Market, which has a local site on Oxford Valley Road in Falls Township, has been acquired by Engage Brands, LLC, one of the Rohan Group of Companies, owned by real estate investor and restaurant operator, Jignesh (Jay) Pandya of Bucks County.
NEWTOWN >> Solstice, the seasonally-driven restaurant concept that first opened in Newtown in early March, will reopen on Wednesday, April 22 nightly from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. with a modified dinner menu available for curbside pickup and delivery.
DOYLESTOWN >> With the continuation of stay at home orders across the country, and the uncertain timeline of possibly being approved for support from the Small Business Administration or the Payroll Protection Program, small businesses nationwide are rapidly approaching a point of no return.
PERKASIE >> Penn Community Bank, the largest mutual bank headquartered in Southeastern Pennsylvania, is donating $30,000 to the Bucks County Health Improvement Partnership (BCHIP) to establish the Penn Community Bank Healthcare Operational Priority Emergency (HOPE) Fund which will cove…
PHILADELPHIA >> Domino’s and its nationwide system of franchisees are banding together during this unprecedented crisis to do something they already do well every day: feed people pizza.
BRISTOL BOROUGH >> Back in February, just over four years after earning the prestigious Craft Whisky of the Year Award from Whisky Advocate Magazine, Dad's Hat PA Rye Co-owners Herman Mihalich and John Cooper added another significant honor to their resume — the Whisky Magazine Icons o…
NEW HOPE >> The Deck Restaurant and Bar at Bucks County Playhouse will begin a new take-out and delivery service effective immediately. A changing menu will be offered at The Deck's website (playhousedeck.com). Orders may be placed between 4 and 9 pm, Wednesday through Sunday.
PINEVILLE >> Andrew Abruzzese and his team at the historic Pineville Tavern are spreading good will and pitching in to help their employees and local children affected by the Coronavirus pandemic.
DOYLESTOWN >> Entrepreneur Matt Becker wanted to blend his love of coffee, linking the community and outdoor adventuring and endurance sports.
MIDDLETOWN TOWNSHIP >> Melt Shop, the pioneer of the Melted Sandwich Movement, has announced the opening of its newest restaurant in Langhorne.
NEWTOWN >> Police Cpl. Paul Deppi and Newtown’s “Shop With A Cop” program have won this year’s Humanitarian Award from the Newtown Business Association.
NORTHAMPTON TOWNSHIP >> Carney Contracting Services has purchased a 5,000 square foot office building at 120 Bustleton Pike in Churchville for its new headquarters.
MIDDLETOWN TOWNSHIP >> Blo Blow Dry Bar, the original blow dry bar and the world's largest blow dry bar franchise, is opening its first Pennsylvania location with a new bar in Langhorne.
CARLISLE >> Following a historic year of transformation and omni-channel growth, GIANT Food Stores announced that it expects to invest $114 million in capital expenditures* in Pennsylvania over the next 18 months, building on the recent success of its two new brands, GIANT Heirloom Mar…
NEWTOWN >> The Newtown Business Association will open the new year with a business card exchange on Wednesday, January 8 from 5 to 7 p.m. at Guru’s Indian Cuisine, 203 N. Sycamore Street, Newtown. NBA members and guests are invited to come for tasty refreshments and networking – visit …
NEW HOPE >> McCaffrey’s Food Markets will celebrate the opening of its newest market on January 9 beginning at 9 a.m. in New Hope.
Wawa is notifying potentially impacted individuals about a data security incident that affected customer payment card information used at potentially all Wawa locations from last March until earlier this month, the company said in a statement.
NEWTOWN TOWNSHIP >> Solstice, a new seasonally-driven restaurant concept, is coming to the Village at Newtown shopping center in early 2020.
DOYLESTOWN >> Fred Beans, founder and CEO of The Fred Beans Automotive Group, has been named among the Philadelphia Business Journal’s Most Admired CEOs. Beans joined a select group of Philadelphia-area CEOs honored at a reception held Dec. 3 at the Union League of Philadelphia.
LANGHORNE >> Fred Beans has grown his automotive group with a focus on customer service, and daughter Beth Beans Gilbert has adopted that philosophy.
BERLIN, NJ >> New Jersey-based Nicole Crafts will close all of its A.C. Moore stores, including its three locations in Bucks County, as part of a strategic plan to exit the retail industry.
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.
NEWTOWN >> Cherry Blow Dry Bar, one of the fastest growing blow dry bar franchises in the country, is set to open its first location in Newtown inside the Village at Newtown Shopping Center (next to the Melt Shop).