WARRINGTON >> Warrington Township has announced that it has received the Distinguished Budget Presentation Award from the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) for its 2020 budget.
DOYLESTOWN >> A New York couple charged in the assault of a teen employee at Sesame Place in August will face aggravated assault and related charges in Bucks County Court of Common Pleas, a district judge ruled on October 14.
NEWTOWN >> A Bikers, Cars and Truckers 4 Trump Road Rally will hit the streets of Bucks County on Saturday, Oct. 17 passing through Newtown Borough and then traveling to Doylestown before returning back to Newtown.
BUCKS COUNTY >> Like everything else this year that’s been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, the 2020 National Prescription Drug Take Back Day is going to have a different look, but Bucks County residents will still be able to drop off their unwanted or expired medications and help pr…
DOYLESTOWN >> During a span in which new COVID-19 cases rose precipitously across both Pennsylvania and New Jersey, Bucks County managed to hold the line last week on new infections, showing almost no increase over the previous seven days.
LOWER MAKEFIELD >> The Interior Design Society has named Donna Hoffman, owner of Interiors by Donna Hoffman LLC. in Lower Makefield, the winner of four Designer of the Year awards in addition to a first runner up award at its 10th Annual Designer of the Year, “Decade of Design”, Awards Gala.
MIDDLETOWN TOWNSHIP >> St. Mary Medical Center, through a partnership with Catholic Housing and Community Services of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia (CHCS), announces the opening of the St. Mary Family Caregiver Center to connect seniors to aging-in-place resources and services. St. M…
WARRINGTON >> Warrington Township will hold a ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate the opening of Section A of the its Circuit Trail on Wednesday, Oct. 28 beginning at 1 p.m. The ceremony will take place at the new bridge near 3400 Pickertown Road. Parking will be in front of ATG Learn…
STATE COLLEGE >> The combination of moisture from the Atlantic, the Caribbean and to some extent a greatly weakened Delta will bring a dose of drenching rain to portions of the northeastern United States at the tail end of the weekend into the first part of the new week, according to A…
LANGHORNE >> The Peace Center’s 2020 Auction Gala will be held online as a virtual event over the weekend of October 23 to 25. This decision was reached out of concern for the health and safety of everyone during this COVID-19 health crisis.
BUCKS COUNTY >> Network of Victim Assistance (NOVA) will present an Evening in the Roaring 20s Auction & Gala, on October 15 at 7 p.m. Like many events taking place during the coronavirus pandemic, this year’s Gala will be an online event. Guests are invited to learn the Charleston…
BUCKS COUNTY >> State Senator Steve Santarsiero (D-10) has announced that 26 area fire, rescue, and EMS will receive $535,425 in funding to offset expenses related to COVID-19, under the COVID-19 Crisis Fire, Rescue and EMS grant from the Office of State Fire Commissioner (OSFC).
During a time of year when families have empty seats at their tables, and deployed troops are missing home, Wreaths Across America Radio (WAAR) airs messages from troops from across the country and overseas, and encourages folks at home, to send a holiday greeting to them in the form of an …
BUCKS COUNTY >> One day in the not to distant future pedestrians and cyclists could be enjoying a shared use trail linking Newtown with the Delaware Canal State Park.
DOYLESTOWN >> Bucks County’s first mail-in and absentee ballots of the 2020 General Election are officially on their way to voters.
Halloween is a fun and exciting holiday for both children and the whole family. The Bucks County Health Department and Emergency Management want to share COVID-19 and other general precautions for Bucks County residents to help ensure Halloween is held safely as possible this year.
YARDLEY BOROUGH >> State Rep. Perry Warren, D-Bucks, and a group of his Democratic colleagues were instrumental in Gov. Tom Wolf’s decision to amend existing COVID-19 orders to allow for adjusted capacity to gathering limits.
IVYLAND >> Bucks County Sheriff Milton R. Warrell III and Montgomery County Sheriff Sean P. Kilkenny, both Democrats, have announced their endorsement of Democrat Christina Finello in Pennsylvania’s 1st Congressional District. This support from local law enforcement underscores Finello…
LAHASKA >> A new Rita’s Italian Ice is bringing its famous “Ice, Custard, Happiness” to the historical town of Lahaska. The new shop is located in Peddler’s Village, a shopping village with more than 65 unique stores.
DOYLESTOWN >> Bucks County officials is calling for families, friends, roommates and others under the same roof to step up their COVID-19 precautions, as household spread accounted for nearly half of the county’s new infections last week.
In response to an increasingly challenging theatrical landscape and sustained key market closures due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Cineworld on Oct. 5 confirmed that it will be temporarily suspending operations at all of its 536 Regal theatres in the U.S. and its 127 Cineworld and Picturehouse …
WASHINGTON, D.C. >> Bucks County Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-01) and Mike Quigley (IL-05) have introduced the bipartisan Health and Fitness Recovery Act of 2020. During the COVID-19 pandemic, health and fitness centers have been shuttered, causing turmoil throughout the industry …
DOYLESTOWN >> Though COVID-19 forced a slow start this year, Bucks County’s Household Hazardous Waste Collection program will finish 2020 strong with two events – including a two-day collection in Newtown – planned for this fall.
DOYLESTOWN >> A Penndel Borough man charged in June with sexually assaulting two boys is now facing several more charges after more victims came forward and said he abused them.
STATE COLLEGE >> As Americans hunker down to weather the pandemic this winter at home, nearly every facet of life will remain upended to safeguard against the coronavirus. Millions are working from home and learning remotely and even holiday gatherings will look a lot different this ye…
BUCKS COUNTY >> Tom Peters, founder, and his business partner John Mckeever, of Old Town Smoke LLC, announced on Sept. 30 that they will be launching Holy 'Que Smokehouse, an authentic Texas style BBQ restaurant located at 5788 Lower York Road in Lahaska.
LANGHORNE >> Sesame Place, the only theme park in the U.S. based entirely on Sesame Street, has added an all-new event option this Halloween season!
PHILADELPHIA >> Faithful throughout the Archdiocese of Philadelphia are invited to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the canonization of Saint Katharine Drexel, a native Philadelphian and the second American-born citizen to be canonized by the Catholic Church.
DOYLESTOWN >> A Warwick Township man pleaded guilty on Sept. 29 to two counts of harassment for sending a number of anti-Semitic messages to a Jewish man last Thanksgiving.
FAIRLESS HILLS >> United Way of Bucks County’s Stuff the Bus served over 3,400 children this year – a record number for the organization. All students received backpacks filled with essential back-to-school supplies, including a pair of earbuds with a mic for virtual learning.
DOYLESTOWN >> A mother and daughter pleaded guilty but mentally ill to five counts of first-degree murder and one count of criminal conspiracy Monday, Sept. 28 in the slayings of their relatives, three of them children, last year in their apartment in Morrisville.
DOYLESTOWN >> Last week’s count of new COVID-19 infections remained identical to that of the previous week, as Bucks County added 241 cases to its total, a daily average of about 34.
DOYLESTOWN >> In response to a recent federal court decision striking down Gov. Wolf’s order on the number of people permitted at events and gatherings, the Bucks County Health Department has issued a set of common-sense guidelines for such activities.
PHILADELPHIA >> Governor Tom Wolf and Secretary of the Department of Health Dr. Rachel Levine on Sept. 22 launched the COVID-19 exposure notification mobile app, COVID Alert PA, to help fight the spread of the virus.
PHILADELPHIA >> First Assistant United States Attorney Jennifer Arbittier Williams has announced that Thomas Harris Jr., 27, of Croydon, was arrested and charged by Indictment with multiple firearms trafficking offenses stemming from his scheme to sell almost 40 guns to a buyer on the …
NEWTOWN TOWNSHIP >> Indivisible Bucks County issued the following statement announcing its endorsement of Christina Finello, a Democrat running for the 1st Congressional District.
DOYLESTOWN >> Bucks County’s weekly COVID-19 case count continues to ebb and flow, increasing last week by about three cases per day over the previous week, while hospitalizations and deaths have remained consistently low.
HARRISBURG >> Governor Tom Wolf today vetoed House Bill 2787, which would have mandated that school fall activities be under the sole jurisdiction of local school districts.
MIDDLETOWN TOWNSHIP >> St. Mary Medical Center, part of Trinity Health Mid-Atlantic, has been named a 2020 Guardian of Excellence Award winner by Press Ganey for achieving and sustaining excellence in patient experience in a medical practice.
Kevin Miller, A Marine veteran and coordinator of the U. S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots Campaign in Bucks County for almost 30 years, has recently been recognized by the Marine Toys for Tots Foundation as a "Coordinator of the Year for 2019" for Region 1.
BUCKS COUNTY >> Two live online debates are scheduled for early October between 1st District Congressional candidates, incumbent Brian Fitzpatrick (R) and challenger Christina Finello (D).
DOYLESTOWN >> The Bucks County Area Agency on Aging will be presenting a one-hour online seminar about the basics of Medicare on two upcoming dates this month.
WASHINGTON, D.C. >> Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg died Friday evening, Sept. 18 surrounded by her family at her home in Washington, D.C., due to complications of metastatic pancreas cancer. She was 87 years old.
ARREST >> On September 4 at 9:37 p.m. in the 300 block of Lacey Avenue, Doylestown Borough, John Blackshire, 20, of Quakertown, was charged for underage drinking when officers responded for a well-being check of a man sleeping on the lawn. Upon arrival, Blackshire was upright and prese…
DOYLESTOWN >> Bucks County averaged 33 new daily COVID-19 cases over the past three days (Sept, 15, 16 and 17), while deaths and hospitalizations remained at low levels.
DOYLESTOWN >> Three assistant district attorneys who started working at the Bucks County District Attorney’s office earlier this year were sworn into office on Wednesday, Sept. 16.
FALLS TOWNSHIP >> On Sept. 17 at 1:11 a.m. officers were dispatched to U.S. Route 1 Northbound in the area of the Fairless Hills exit for the report of a struck pedestrian.
WARRINGTON >> Lions Pride Park, a partnership between Warrington Township and the Warrington Township Lions Club, will hold a ribbon cutting ceremony on October 2 beginning at 11 a.m. at the park, located at 3129 Bradley Road, Chalfont. All are welcome.