LOWER SOUTHAMPTON >> Lower Southampton Police are looking for a thief with an apparant sweet tooth who is wanted in four separate candy heists at the WAWA at Philmont Avenue and Street Road in Feasterville.
DOYLESTOWN >> In response to federal concerns over Johnson & Johnson’s COVID-19 vaccine, Bucks County has postponed all appointments scheduled for April 13 and April 14 at its Warwick Square mass vaccination site.
BUCKS COUNTY >> Starting on Tuesday, April 13 all Pennsylvanians ages 16 and up are eligible for COVID-19 vaccinations, Gov. Tom Wolf announced.
BUCKS COUNTY >> On Saturday, April 24 State Senator Steve Santarsiero (D-10) will host a contactless shredding event and food drive at Central Bucks High School East. The event will also serve as a collection site for National Drug Take Back Day.
HARRISBURG >> Governor Tom Wolf and the COVID-19 Vaccine Task Force announced that effective Tuesday, April 13 all Pennsylvania adults will be eligible to schedule an appointment for the COVID -19 vaccine.
PHILADELPHIA >> Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) has announced the opening of a new, 37,000-square-foot Specialty Care Center in Abington. This is the latest expansion in the CHOP Care Network, which includes more than 50 primary care offices, specialty care and surgical cent…
BUCKS COUNTY >> This year’s Prescription Drug Take Back Day is going to look a bit different, but rest assured in addition to safety precautions, all sites will be accepting unused, unneeded and expired prescription medications via a drive up and drop in system.
BUCKS COUNTY >> A progressive top prize-winning ticket worth $1,291,156.50 for the Pennsylvania Lottery’s Diamond Mine game was sold at a Lottery retailer in Bucks County on Friday, April 9. Wawa, at 44 S. Main Street, Yardley, receives a $10,000 bonus for selling the winning ticket.
DOYLESTOWN >> Detectives with the Bucks County District Attorney’s Office want to warn residents of a scam where the offender poses as a debt collector for a law firm and threatens the recipient with criminal charges and other legal action if it is not paid.
HARRISBURG >> Department of Labor & Industry (L&I) Acting Secretary Jennifer Berrier has announced that Pennsylvanians will have a much quicker and easier time filing claims for unemployment compensation (UC) benefits when the department's new UC system launches on June 8, 2021…
BENSALEM >> Parx Casino®is hiring! Pennsylvania’s No. 1 casino invites job seekers to a special Parx job fair on Thursday, April 15 from Noon to 4 p.m. at the Parx East building, 2999 Street Road, Bensalem (adjacent to Parx Casino).
DOYLESTOWN >> A former Warminster Township police officer was arrested Wednesday, April 7 and charged with sexually abusing four teenage boys he encountered while working as a D.A.R.E. officer more than two decades ago.
CHALFONT >> Habitat for Humanity of Bucks County will be moving their offices and relocating its Chalfont Habitat ReStore to 539 Jacksonville Road, Warminster – and doubling its size! A Grand Opening is anticipated in early summer 2021.
DOYLESTOWN >> The Bucks County Fraternal Order of Police (Lodge 53) has voted to officially support veteran federal and county prosecutor Antonetta Stancu in the Democratic Primary for Bucks County District Attorney. FOP (Lodge 53) is an organization made of current and retired police …
BUCKS COUNTY >> State Senator Steve Santarsiero (D-10) announced today that he will be introducing legislation to make voting easier for Pennsylvanians. The legislation, called the Safe Drop Act, requires counties provide a minimum of one drop box for every 20,000 residents. Moreover, …
WASHINGTON CROSSING >> On April 6, 2021, U.S. Representative Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-01) announced the United States Military Service Academy Nominations for the Class of 2025.
DOYLESTOWN >> With vaccine supplies and new COVID-19 infections both on the rise, Bucks County this week opened a fifth mass vaccination site to put more preventive needles in arms.
HARRISBURG >> Starting today (April 5) Pennsylvanians in Phase 1B of the state’s vaccination plan are now eligible to schedule a COVID-19 vaccination appointment to become protected against the virus. Phase 1B eligible Pennsylvanians include:
DOYLESTOWN >> Since taking office in January 2018, Bucks County Recorder of Deeds, Robin Robinson, has brought her focus of good government into the Recorder of Deeds Office to better serve the residents of Bucks County.
DOYLESTOWN >> The electrophysiology team at Doylestown Health’s AFib Center are among the first in the United States to test a new type of ablation technology for patients suffering from atrial fibrillation.
BUCKS COUNTY >> Throughout Bucks County, the flower of spring is beautifying fields and pathways nearly everywhere you look.
DOYLESTOWN >> A 30-year-old woman was sentenced on April 1 to just under one to two years in jail for stealing $17,000 from a Bristol Township cancer patient she was caring for and using some of the money to put into her boyfriend’s inmate account at the Bucks County Correctional Facility.
BUCKS COUNTY >> Pennsylvania Acting Secretary of Health Alison Beam on Wednesday, March 31 announced an accelerated schedule for COVID-19 vaccinations that makes everyone age 16 and older eligible by April 19.
MIDDLETOWN TOWNSHIP >> St. Mary Medical Center welcomed Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick to St. Mary’s Community Vaccine Clinic on Tuesday, March 30. The clinic is a coordinated effort between St. Mary Medical Center, St. Mary Physicians Group and volunteers to vaccinate community members…
BENSALEM >> The Bensalem Police Department, with the assistance of the FBI Fort Washington Office, arrested an alleged child predator in the parking lot of 4200 Neshaminy Blvd. on March 31.
HARRISBURG >> The PA Department of Health and legislative vaccine task force announced on March 31 that they will distribute the Johnson & Johnson vaccine directly to the Bucks County Department of Health.
HARRISBURG >> The Department of Health (DOH) in conjunction with the COVID-19 Vaccine Task Force on March 31 announced the start of a special initiative to vaccinate targeted industry workers and to accelerate the vaccination timetable for those in Phases 1B, 1C and 2. All Pennsylvania…
FALLS TOWNSHIP >> The Falls Township Police Department is attempting to identify the subjects pictured for their involvement in a theft that occurred on Sunday, March 28 between 12 and 1 a.m. at the Laundry Depot located at 322 West Trenton Avenue, Morrisville, Falls Township. Anyone w…
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representatives Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA), Gerald E. Connolly (D-VA) and Don Beyer (D-VA) introduced legislation on March 29 to designate the “September 11th National Memorial Trail.”
DOYLESTOWN >> The pace of COVID-19 vaccinations continued to accelerate last week in Bucks County, but so did the rate of new coronavirus infections.
DOYLESTOWN >> Beginning in April, Bucks County's Sheriff Office will conduct its foreclosure sales online through online real estate auction site Bid4Assets.com. The first sale will open for bidding April 9 with 189 properties posted for auction.
LOWER MAKEFIELD >> The Delaware River Joint Toll Bridge Commission (DRJTBC) on March 29 approved a series of system-wide toll adjustments to offset continuing COVID-19-induced toll revenue declines, ensure payment of financial obligations, provide funding for planned capital projects t…
HARRISBURG >> Governor Tom Wolf on March 29 announced that Pennsylvania is expected to receive $4.9 billion in federal relief funds to help Pre-K to 12 schools return students to classroom learning and equitably expand opportunity for students who need it most.
NORTHAMPTON TOWNSHIP >> A Philadelphia man crossed into opposing traffic to pass a vehicle Saturday night in Northampton Township, leading to a head-on crash that left several people seriously injured, including four teenage girls.
NORTHAMPTON TOWNSHIP >> A GoFundMe page set up to raise funeral and other related expenses for the family of Christine Englehardt has surpassed $56,000.
BUCKS COUNTY >> A group of teenage musicians from the Youth Orchestra of Bucks County are volunteering their time to combat food insecurity, a growing problem in the community.
DOYLESTOWN >> The Universal Life Church has voluntarily dropped its lawsuit against the Bucks County Clerk of Orphans Court. The suit had asserted that the county did not accept marriages performed by those ordained by the church.
DOYLESTOWN >> The public is invited to join the League of Women Voters of Bucks County for the last in a series of roundtable presentations about the breadth and depth of the problem of hunger and food insecurity in Bucks County.
FALLS TOWNSHIP >> The Falls Township Police Department on March 24 arrested Zachary Santana in connection with a stabbing that occured over the weekend in the neighborhood of Manor Elementary School.
DOYLESTOWN >> The Bucks County Democratic Committee has announced its endorsed slate of candidates for the 2021 election.
WASHINGTON, D.C. >> U.S. Senators Bob Casey (D-PA) and Pat Toomey (R-PA) on March 23 introduced the Saracini Enhanced Aviation Safety Act (S.911) to strengthen legislation that would make airplanes less susceptible to hijacking.
HILLTOWN >> Pearl S. Buck International will holds its annual Woman of Influence dinner and award ceremony on the grounds of the Pearl S. Buck House, a National Historic Landmark, in Hilltown, on Thursday, June 24.
DOYLESTOWN >> A 19-year-old man who made racist and threatening comments on a social media video in July pleaded guilty on March 24 to harassment and was ordered to undergo racial sensitivity training, an arrangement made by the victim’s family and the Bucks County District Attorney’s Office.
HARRISBURG >> A Doylestown doctor has been charged with felony violations of the Drug Act for unlawfully prescribing medications such as oxycodone outside his legal and ethical practice of medicine.
HARRISBURG >> New legislation introduced by Senators Katie Muth (D–Montgomery/Chester/Berks), Steve Santarsiero (D–Bucks) and Nikil Saval (D–Philadelphia) will ensure Pennsylvanians are able to stay safely housed for the duration of the COVID-19 crisis and economically secure throughou…
BENSALEM >> The 1960s era picturesque diorama depicting Bucks Colonial life in Bucks County and the American Revolutionary saga has found a new home in the lobby of the Bensalem Township Building.
DOYLESTOWN >> The Mercer Museum, operated by the Bucks County Historical Society (BCHS), has begun efforts on a grant-funded preservation project that will result in a detailed condition survey of all 256 windows, dormers, and skylights located in the original 1916 National Landmark Me…
DOYLESTOWN >> Bucks County stepped up its COVID-19 vaccine distribution pace considerably last week, administering more than 11,000 doses at its four mass vaccination sites.
HARRISBURG >> Governor Tom Wolf on March 22 announced a major clean energy initiative that will produce nearly 50 percent of state government’s electricity through seven new solar energy arrays totaling 191-megawatts to be built around the state.
BUCKS COUNTY >> The American Red Cross is calling for donors of all blood types, especially those with type O blood, to race to give blood and help refuel the blood supply.
FALLS TOWNSHIP >> An arrest warrant has been issued for Zachary Santana in connection with a stabbing that took place on Saturday, March 20 in the vicinity of Manor Elementary School, 401 Penn Valley Road.