HARRISBURG >> Pennsylvanians are encouraged to be vigilant of fraud and the warning signs and to know the steps to take if they become a victim.
BUCKS COUNTY >> Two dangerous storms spawned three tornadoes in Bucks County Thursday evening leaving a path of damaged and destroyed buildings, downed wires and trees and power outages in its wake.
BUCKS COUNTY >> Homeowners, renters and businesses impacted by the July flooding in Bucks County may be eligible for low-interest disaster loans through the SBA Disaster Loan Programs.
DOYLESTOWN >> Youth activists are organizing an Antisemitism Awareness event on August 1 from 6:30 to 8 p.m. including speakers and a vigil located at the former Courthouse (55 East Court Street, Doylestown).
DOYLESTOWN >> Planning is underway to bring the Bucks County Classic back to the streets of Doylestown on Sunday, Sept. 12. Returning and new area business donors have committed support to this year’s event, but funds are still needed to close the gap. Race organizers have set up a GoF…
BUCKS COUNTY >> The American Red Cross has an emergency need for lifesaving blood amid the ongoing severe blood shortage. Blood and platelet donations continue to be critical to meet hospital demand and the public is urged to make an appointment to give now.
PHILADELPHIA >> Craig Snyder — a former Senate Chief of Staff and nationally acclaimed GOP political and policy thought leader — has declared his candidacy in the 2022 Pennsylvania GOP primary contest to replace Pat Toomey, Pennsylvania's retiring US Senator.
FALLS TOWNSHIP >> Just in time for summertime visits to Falls parks, the Falls Township Supervisors are making strides to keep residents – and wildlife – safe.
FALLS TOWNSHIP >> The Falls Township Board of Supervisors has advanced plans to locate a new 5,585-square-foot Wawa in the Lincoln Highway shopping center where Arosso, a Touch of Sicily, was previously situated.
DOYLESTOWN >> As COVID-19 cases rise sharply across the nation, Bucks County’s numbers have also gone up in recent weeks.
ATLANTIC CITY >> A Bucks County police corporal was arrested on Sunday in Atlantic City, N.J., on a child luring charge after concerned citizens posed online as an underage child.
DOYLESTOWN >> A Bristol man who repeatedly stabbed his estranged wife during a brutal attack in August was sentenced July 22 to between 22 and 46 years in state prison.
DOYLESTOWN >> For 44 years, a gold ring that spells out the word “Love” sat in a Bucks County Detectives evidence locker.
DOYLESTOWN >> Most counties would be honored to count one of the nation’s 161 U.S Presidential Scholars among their residents. This year, Bucks County has two – including the first technical school student in Pennsylvania to receive the distinction.
DOYLESTOWN >> The Bucks County District Attorney’s Office Drug Strike Force arrested a correctional officer on Tuesday, July 20 for smuggling suboxone strips into the Bucks County Correctional Facility.
DOYLESTOWN >> The Bucks County Commissioners this month appointed Angela Nagle, a college athletics and recreation administrator for more than 15 years, to be director of the county Parks and Recreation Department.
DOYLESTOWN >> The Bucks County Board of Commissioners on Wednesday, July 21 approved $1.2 million in funding from federal COVID dollars to assist displaced victims of the July 12 flooding in Lower Bucks.
BUCKS COUNTY >> Governor Tom Wolf has announced four organizations in Bucks County are getting a boost from state funds as part of a $1.5 million statewide investment to assist Pennsylvanians experiencing homelessness and prevent future homelessness. A Woman’s Place, Family Services As…
BUCKS COUNTY >> Bucks County House Democrats today are lauding $512,761 in public funding headed to A Woman’s Place, Family Service Association, Valley Youth House and YWCA Bucks County.
DOYLESTOWN >> The Bucks County Mosquito Control Program will conduct an ultra-low volume mosquito control operation Wednesday, July 21 in Doylestown Borough and Doylestown, Newtown and Northampton Townships to reduce high populations of mosquitoes capable of transmitting West Nile virus.
DOYLESTOWN >> The Michener Art Museum has been selected to participate in the Museum Assessment Program administered by the American Alliance of Museums.
SOLEBURY >> The Friends of the Delaware Canal on Sunday, July 18 feted longtime executive director Susan Taylor during a retirement celebration held at the General Sullivan Pavilion in Washington Crossing Historic Park.
SOLEBURY TOWNSHIP >> In August 2021, Washington Crossing Historic Park will welcome four new lambs to the Thompson-Neely Farmstead – and the public can help the park name them!
BUCKS COUNTY >> A Pennsylvania Lottery retailer in Bucks County sold a Powerball with Power Play ticket worth $100,000 for the Saturday, July 17 drawing.
LOWER BUCKS >> Governor Tom Wolf on Friday visited Bristol and Bensalemn townships in Bucks County to tour communities affected by severe weather and flash flooding. The governor was joined by local officials and legislators to visit damaged homes and speak to residents.
FALLS TOWNSHIP >> A Falls Township teacher’s aide was charged Thursday, July 15 with having a sexual relationship with a 14-year-old student.
NORRISTOWN >> Additional felony child pornography charges have been filed against Bucks County police officer Matthew Reiss, 47, of Upper Hanover Township, according to Montgomery County District Attorney Kevin R. Steele.
BUCKINGHAM >> A COVID-19 Vaccine efficacy test created by Bucks County biotechnology firm FlowMetric got a boost from $750,000 in state funding secured by state Senator Steve Santarsiero (D-10).
BRISTOL BOROUGH >> Penn Community Bank, the largest mutual bank headquartered in eastern Pennsylvania, is partnering with United Way of Bucks County to collect emergency supplies and essential home goods for residents impacted by devastating flooding in Lower Bucks County.
BENSALEM >> Damage assessment efforts in Lower Bucks County are continuing as county, state and local officials measure the fallout from the July 12 flash flooding.
LANSDALE >> Across Pennsylvania, 88 percent of K-12 students from urban, rural and suburban communities begin and end their day on the school bus. But a shortage of drivers jeopardizes Pennsylvania’s ability to get 1.5 million students back and forth safely to school, sporting events a…
MIDDLETOWN TOWNSHIP >> Amidst the empty, repetitive days of COVID-19 quarantine, New Hope resident and Hamilton College rising sophomore Will Rampe embraced the opportunity to look into a potential career path.
DOYLESTOWN >> Bucks County will be reaching out individually to as many as 60,000 partially-vaccinated residents who may have failed to return for their second COVID-19 shots.
BRISTOL BOROUGH >> Officers responded to Roosevelt Street for the report of a disorderly individual at approximately 7:30 p.m. on July 11.
DOYLESTOWN >> A Bucks County jury found a New York couple guilty on Friday, July 9 of assaulting a 17-year-old Sesame Place employee last summer, leaving the teen with several injuries, including a broken jaw.
DOYLESTOWN >> The road to a greener Bucks County begins with unplugged appliances, powered-down computers and far fewer printers in government facilities, according to plans laid out by the county’s Ready for 100 Committee.
MIDDLETOWN TOWNSHIP >> St. Mary Medical Center’s 2021 residents celebrated their graduation on June 30 from St. Mary’s first Internal Medicine residency program graduating class and second Pharmacy residency program graduating class.
PHILADELPHIA >> Trinity Health has announced that effective immediately the national health system will require all colleagues, clinical staff, contractors, and those conducting business in its health care facilities be vaccinated against COVID-19.
BUCKS COUNTY >> A Penndel Borough man was found guilty Wednesday, July 7, 2021, on all charges related to the sexual assault of five boys from 1993 to 2010.
FALLS TOWNSHIP >> A Bucks County man arrested last week in the brutal domestic assault of his 39-year-old girlfriend is now facing a homicide charge after the victim died on Sunday.
ACCUWEATHER >> Following an expected path through the southeastern United States where it is predicted to produce heavy rain, damaging winds and even tornadoes, Elsa is forecast by AccuWeather meteorologists to deliver impacts of varying intensity to parts of the mid-Atlantic and north…
WARRINGTON >> Warrington Township officials, special guests and New York Jets running back Josh Adams, nicknamed "DoctorAdams," will celebrate the groundbreaking for DocterAdams Community Park on Wednesday, July 21 at 11 a.m. at 2235 Oxford Road, Warrington 18976.
NORTHAMPTON TOWNSHIP >> Villa Joseph Marie High School's mission is committed to helping young women discern who they are and grow into the disciples God calls them to be, as revealed by the life and teachings of Jesus Christ.
HARRISBURG >> The Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission (PTC) on Tuesday, July 6 approved a five percent toll increase for 2022 for both E-ZPass and TOLL BY PLATE customers. The increase is slated to start at 12:01 a.m. on Jan. 2 and will be effective across the entire system except on the …
DOYLESTOWN >> The Bucks County Board of Elections voted Thursday, July 1 to provide voters with 11 ballot drop boxes for November’s general election.
BUCKS COUNTY >> Pennsylvania Lottery officials have announced that a jackpot-winning Mega Millions ticket sold in Bucks County from the May 21 drawing has been claimed. The jackpot had an annuity value of $516 million.
DOYLESTOWN >> Bucks County has exceeded the goal of having at least 70 percent of adults partially or fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by July 4, according to the federal Centers for Disease Control.
DOYLESTOWN >> The Bucks County Planning Commission is seeking feedback from the public on possible trail routes connecting the Newtown area to the Delaware Canal Towpathl.