Accident >> On Feb. 7 patrol responded to a two vehicle accident in a parking lot off of Second Street Pike. The driver reported that he was backing out of a parking space when he struck a vehicle that was attempting to pull into a parking space. No injuries reported with only minor da…
BUCKS COUNTY >> It looks like our snow drought will continue this week with no snow or any kind of wintry weather in the weekly forecast.
BUCKS COUNTY >> Debbie Wachspress on Feb. 14 became the first Democrat running for Congress in Pennsylvania’s 1st District to earn a spot on the ballot, after her campaign handed in well over the requisite number of petition signatures necessary to qualify.
HARRISBURG >> Two winning Treasure Hunt tickets from the Thursday, February 13 drawing will split a jackpot prize of $108,428. The winning tickets were sold in Bucks County and Philadelphia.
DOYLESTOWN >> The Bucks County GOP and Montgomery County GOP have endorsed Brian Fitzpatrick for reelection in Pennsylvania’s First Congressional District. This endorsement includes all precincts within Bucks County and Montgomery County.
TREVOSE >> Dunkin’ will host a grand opening celebration on Saturday, February 15 to unveil its newly remodeled restaurant at 1866 Brownsville Road in Trevose.
DOYLESTOWN >> With a little over two years in office Robin Robinson has made it her mission to do for the Recorder of Deeds office and Bucks County what others couldn’t - make things interesting.
DOYLESTOWN >> The Brian Fitzpatrick for Congress campaign is the first congressional campaign in Pennsylvania’s First Congressional District to file its candidate petitions. These petitions guarantee Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick will once again be on the ballot in the First Congressio…
NORTHAMPTON TOWNSHIP >> Achieving the highest levels of performance requires powerful belief not only in oneself, but in one’s team, in the part one plays in the bigger picture and in something outside of oneself that inspires greatness. Join in and learn to focus potential energy into…
BUCKS COUNTY >> The Bucks County Board of Elections will host an extensive series of public training sessions to help voters familiarize themselves with the county’s new voting machines.
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.
FRAUD >> 400 block of Kathy Drive reported at 1:30 p.m. on Feb. 6. Complainant reported receiving a phone call advising them their social security number was compromised and to wire $900 for a new number.
DOYLESTOWN >> Chief Operating Officer Brian Hessenthaler, whose organizational skills, financial acumen, affable personality and institutional knowledge made him one of Bucks County’s most respected and popular leaders, is retiring.
BENSALEM >> Officer Robert Schwarting and his K-9 partner Bowie are scheduled to compete on the new cable show, "America's Top Dog," airing on Wednesday, Feb. 19 beginning at 9 p.m. on the A&E network.
SUSPICIOUS PERSON >> Around 4:45 p.m. on Jan. 31 patrol responded to the area of West Hanover Street and Richboro Road for the report of a suspicious man. The area was checked, and no suspicious persons were found.
HARRISBURG >> Conservation and Natural Resources Secretary Cindy Adams Dunn and Health Secretary Dr. Rachel Levine on Feb. 7 announced a ban on all forms of tobacco, vaping, and e-cigarettes at playgrounds in all state parks.
DOYLESTOWN >> A Philadelphia man will serve at least a decade in state prison for a home invasion robbery and sexual assault in Bristol Township.
BUCKS COUNTY >> Scott Wallace, 2018 Democratic nominee for Pennsylvania’s 1st Congressional District, has announced his endorsement of Democrat Debbie Wachspress in her 2020 bid for the seat currently held by Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick.
PHILADELPHIA >> Richard Boyle, a/k/a the “Straw Hat Bandit,” 60, of Doylestown, was sentenced on Feb. 5 to 852 months’ imprisonment, five years of supervised release and ordered to pay $495,000 restitution by United States District Court Judge Gene E.K. Pratter for committing 11 bank r…
LOWER MAKEFIELD >> State Rep. Perry Warren announced he will host an outreach event to explain what residents need to know about REAL ID, and he and his staff will provide information on U.S. Census Bureau jobs.
FRAUD >> At approximately 9:05 am on Jan. 24 a Newtown Township resident reported that he was a victim of a fraud. The victim explained that he received a phone call from a man who identified himself as a public defender. The caller claimed that the victim’s grandson was arrested in No…
THEFT >> 2200 block of Polo Run Drive reported at 1:38 p.m. on Jan. 30. Complainant reported theft of bicycle from bike rack.
OTTSVILLE >> Sales of Pennsylvania wines and domestic and imported cold beer debuted Jan. 31 at the Turkey Hill Minit Markets store at 8330-A Easton Road, Ottsville. The store is Turkey Hill’s first location in Bucks County to begin selling beer and wine, and their 27th in Pennsylvania.
PHILADELPHIA >> Ramzi Al Najar, 43, of Staten Island, New York, has been convicted of tobacco smuggling after a week-long jury trial presided over by United States District Court Judge Petrese B. Tucker.
DOYLESTOWN >> Bucks County Recorder of Deeds Robin Robinson has announced a vast expansion of deed records accessible to the public online.
MIDDLETOWN TOWNSHIP >> St. Mary Medical Center is the first hospital in the region to successfully use a LOTUS Edge Aortic Valve System during a transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) procedure outside of a clinical trial.
PHILADELPHIA >> A concerning number of drivers in Washington state involved in fatal crashes are testing positive for recent use of marijuana, according to a revealing case study from the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety.
HARRISBURG >> Governor Tom Wolf on Jan. 29 presented a series of proposed 2020-21 budget items totaling more than $1.1 billion to support reducing the risks to Pennsylvanians of lead and asbestos, and remediating existing toxins in schools, day care centers, homes, and public water systems.
DOYLESTOWN >> The Bucks County District Attorney is fighting back against e-cigarette makers JUUL and Eonsmoke, announcing on Jan. 29 the filing of a lawsuit alleging a plot to lure minors into getting hooked on vaping.
MIDDLETOWN TOWNSHIP >> The Neshaminy Board of School Directors on Jan. 28 accepted the resignation of Superintendent Joseph Jones III effective on June 30.
LEVITTOWN >> U.S. Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-01) has announced the United States Military Service Academies Nominations for the Class of 2024.
NEWTOWN TOWNSHIP >> Kayla Miller, a wig-wearing thief wanted on forgery charges, surrendered herself to police on Jan. 15 and was processed at Northampton Township Police Department.
SWERVING VEHICLE >> At 12:30 p.m. on Jan. 17 patrols were dispatched for the report of a white Toyota Corolla swerving on the roadway and driving about 20 miles per hour on Swamp Road from Second Street Pike. It was reported that the vehicle was last seen on the Newtown Bypass heading …
PHILADELPHIA >> In a critical step forward for the continued development of the region’s growing Circuit Trails multi-use trail network, the Circuit Trails Coalition released its report, “Moving the Circuit Trails Forward to Reach 500 Miles by 2025.”
DOYLESTOWN >> A New Jersey woman will serve up to 20 years in state prison for embezzling more than $400,000 from her employer in Morrisville.
HARRISBURG >> State Rep. Wendi Thomas (R-Bucks) joined her colleagues in passing a package of legislation to combat human trafficking in Pennsylvania, including a companion bill to Thomas’s “Buyer Beware” bill to increase the penalties for anyone convicted of soliciting a victim of hum…
DOYLESTOWN >> After nearly 16 years, the mystery of Quakertown man Adam Brundage’s disappearance has finally been solved.
MIDDLETOWN TOWNSHIP >> A sale of gently-used formal attire will be held at George School Fitness Athletic Center on Saturday, January 25 from 1 to 5 p.m. Free food for shoppers will be available including tacos, chili, and cookies.
BUCKS COUNTY >> The Guardians of the National Cemetery and the Department of Veterans Affairs, National Cemetery Association, will celebrate the 10th anniversary of the opening of Washington Crossing National Cemetery (WCNC) with a banquet on Jan. 20 at Spring Mill Manor in Ivyland to …
MIDDLETOWN TOWNSHIP >> Bucks County Prothonotary Judi Reiss announced this morning via her campaign’s social media that she is ending her candidacy for the Democratic primary in PA-01. Reiss made the following statement:
FRAUD >> At 8:05 a.m. on Jan. 10 a Newtown Township resident reported that she may have been the victim of fraud. The complainant explained that she went online to activate a new credit card and a Google search suggested a website with similar spelling to the website she was typing in…
BRISTOL TOWNSHIP >> The body of a Trenton man was recovered from the east bound lanes of I-295 after it was discovered there around 2 a.m. early Sunday morning near the Ford Road overpass.
BRISTOL BOROUGH >> On January 16 at approximately 12:23 p.m., Bristol Borough Police responded to the report of an armed robbery which took place in the parking lot of Commerce Circle off of Route 13.
ARREST (DUI ARREST) >> An Elkins Park man was arrested on Jan. 14 at 12:42 a.m. after a traffic stop at Main Street and Afton Avenue.
NEWTOWN BOROUGH >> On Sunday, Jan. 12 at 6:22 a.m., a burglary was discovered at a retail clothing store in the borough's State Street business district.
ARREST/VANDALISM >> On Jan. 10 a male juvenile was arrested for vandalism, destruction of public monuments and desecration of a historic burial lot at the Morrisville Cemetery on South Pennsylvania Ave.