YARDLEY-NEWTOWN >> Over the next few weeks, the public will have the chance to watch as artists work en plein air in Newtown and Yardley boroughs.
ARREST >> At approximately 12:30 a.m. on May 7 police conducted a traffic stop on the operator of a silver Chevy sedan for committing a vehicle code violation on the Newtown Bypass in the area of Woodbourne Road. Upon contact with the operator, the officer detected the strong odor of a…
NEWTOWN >> Two candidates are running for the position of District Magistrate in Newtown Township, Newtown Borough, Wrightstown Township and Upper Makefield Township. We asked both candidates, incumbent Michael Petrucci and challenger Mark Zinman, to respond to the following questions:…
NEWTOWN BOROUGH >> The historic Newtown Theatre has launched an Adopt-a-Seat program to help fund a major phase I internal renovation that will kick off in August.
NEWTOWN BOROUGH >> Maryellen Raymond has announced her candidacy for Newtown Borough Council in Ward 2 as an independent under the Republican ticket.
NEWTOWN >> Thanks to the generosity of shoppers at McCaffrey’s Market in Newtown, the shelves at the Wrightstown Food Cupboard are again brimming with food.
FRAUD >> At 10:30 a.m. on April 30 a Newtown Township resident contacted police to report a fraud. She received a text message that appeared to be from her boss, instructing her to run an errand and purchase six $100 gift cards. She purchased them and texted them the codes on the back.…
NEWTOWN TOWNSHIP >> The Newtown Township Planning Commission on May 4 recommended approval of revised final plans for the Fred Beans Newtown Ford dealership on Sycamore Street.
LANGHORNE BOROUGH >> To celebrate the 100th anniversary of the passage of the 19th Amendment giving women the right to vote, the Langhorne Women's Centennial Committee and Langhorne Council for the Arts invite women and girls of all ages to join them as they march in the 2021 Langhorne…
RICHBORO >> Bob Hickey, of Richboro, has announced his candidacy for Council Rock School Board Director in Region 3. The region encompasses Northampton Township Voting Districts 1, 11, and 15, and includes neighborhoods primarily in Richboro and Holland.
NORTHAMPTON TOWNSHIP >> A township man is facing cruelty to animals charges after police discovered a badly burned and charred dog on top of a small metal charcoal grill on his property.
LOWER MAKEFIELD >> This month AOY Art Center is celebrating the historic Towns of Yardley and Newtown with a community-wide Plein Air event entitled “Our Towns Through Artists’ Eyes.”
NEWTOWN BOROUGH >> Emmet Gowin, professor emeritus of photography of Princeton University and a member of the Newtown Friends Meeting, will speak about his latest works via Zoom to the adult class of Newtown Quaker Meeting at 9:45 a.m. on Sunday, May 9. Zoom Meeting for Worship in the …
NEWTOWN BOROUGH >> The public is invited to enjoy a “play at your own pace” outdoor scavenger hunt that will take participants on an adventure through Newtown Borough on May 22 and 23.
NEWTOWN TOWNSHIP >> Provco Pineville Acquisitions will face opposition from the township when it goes before the zoning hearing board seeking variances to build a Wawa at Lower Silver Lake Road and the Newtown Bypass.
NEWTOWN BOROUGH >> The Newtown Borough Republican Committee has announced that Paul Salvatore is one of its two candidates running for a four-year seat on the Newtown Borough Council in the 1st Ward.
WASHINGTON CROSSING >> The Washington Crossing Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) recently recognized local students at its annual Youth Awards Ceremony held on April 17 via Zoom virtual meeting technology.
NEWTOWN BOROUGH >> Leaders for Newtown Borough has announced its slate of six candidates for the Municipal Election on November 2, 2021.
NEWTOWN >> The Little Hero Foundation, which decorated State Street in Newtown with gold pumpkins this past fall to raise awareness and funds for pediatric cancer research, is now casting the spotlight on Gold Ribbon Moms just in time for Mothers Day.
WRIGHTSTOWN >> The Wrightstown Farmers Market 16th season opens on Saturday, May 1 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., returning to The Middletown Grange, 576 Penns Park Road, Newtown 18940. The season runs Saturdays, May 1 to Nov. 20, rain or shine.
FRAUD >> A Newtown Township resident contacted police at approximately 2:30 p.m. on April 16 to report a fraud. Someone emailed her and said they hacked her webcam and had an incriminating video of her. If she did not open the attachment to the email or follow the link, they threatened…
NEWTOWN TOWNSHIP >> David Oxley has announced his campaign for a seat on the Newtown Board of Supervisors and will be seeking a six year term.
BUCKS COUNTY >> State Senator Steve Santarsiero (D-10) and State Representative Perry Warren (D-31) have announced the award of Multimodal Transportation Fund Grants to Lower Makefield Township and Newtown Township.
NEWTOWN TOWNSHIP >> Township planners on April 20 weighed in on a zoning application filed by Provco for a Wawa convenience store and fueling station at Silver Lake Road and the Newtown Bypass.
UPPER MAKEFIELD >> On April 5, Officers from the Upper Makefield Police Department were dispatched for a reckless driver travelling northbound on River Road and Washington Street in the Washington Crossing area of the township.
NEWTOWN >> Long-time Newtown resident, Irene Fisher celebrated her 100th birthday on April 4. The festivities included a touching video from members of Solebury Friends Meeting, a Zoom video conference with guests signing on to wish her well, and a special, virtual visit from Pennsylva…
NEWTOWN BOROUGH >> After a year’s absence, vintage baseball will return to Pickering Field at Jefferson and North Chancellor streets on Memorial Day, Monday, May 31.
FRAUD >> A Newtown Township resident contacted police at approximately 1 pm on April 9 to report an unemployment fraud. She explained that an unknown man applied for unemployment compensation through her company. The application was canceled by the unemployment office, and there was no…
NEWTOWN TOWNSHIP >> In the early morning hours of April 14 Newtown Township and Lower Makefield Police responded to various reports of stolen vehicles that occurred overnight.
NORTHAMPTON TOWNSHIP >> The township’s planning commission on Tuesday, April 13 voted against a motion recommending approval of a plan to build a new Super Wawa at Buck and Rocksville Roads.
DOYLESTOWN >> The Philadelphia man who injured four teenage girls in a head-on crash in Northampton Township on March 27, 2021, is facing additional charges after test results showed his blood-alcohol content was more than twice the legal limit to drive.
NEWTOWN >> It was like Christmas all over again at the Family Service Association’s Homeless Shelter in Levittown.
COUNCIL ROCK >> For the first time since the pandemic swept through the nation a year ago, a majority of Council Rock students are back in school five days a week for in person instruction.
NEWTOWN BOROUGH >> The Newtown Borough Council at its April 7 work session agreed to take the next step toward establishing a single trash hauler system for the borough.
SCAM >> A Newtown Township resident contacted police at approximately 4 pm on April 1 to report a scam telephone call. She explained that she received a message from an unknown caller, and she was concerned because the message stated, “This is the United States Law Enforcement Agency,”…
NEWTOWN-RICHBORO >> Mark your calendars for these events and activities in the Newtown-Richboro area. They include a display model of the Titanic, no-sew blankets, a kids fishing derby and virtual support for caregivers.
RICHBORO >> Throughout the month of April, the Free Library of Northampton Township, located at 25 Upper Holland Road, Richboro 18954, will display a model of the ill-fated RMS Titanic near the Reference Desk.
NEWTOWN >> The Easter Bunny cruised through town on Saturday bringing a bounty of Easter cheer and lots of spring smiles to the faces of the young and old.
NORTHAMPTON TOWNSHIP >> Plans for a new Wawa in the heart of Richboro are scheduled to go before the township’s Planning Commission and zoning hearing board in April.
DUI CHARGES PENDING >> At approximately 12:05 am on March 26 police conducted a traffic stop on the operator of a white Chevrolet pickup truck for committing a vehicle code violation on the Newtown Bypass in the area of Buck Road. Upon contact with the operator, the officer detected th…
NESHAMINY >> A GoFundMe page set up to help pay the medical expenses of four Neshaminy girls seriously injured in a head-on collission over the weekend has surpassed $100,000.
UPPER MAKEFIELD >> Upper Makefield resident, two-term incumbent and former Council Rock student, Andy Block, has announced his re-election campaign and candidacy for the Council Rock School Board to represent Region 8 (Upper Makefield Districts 1-4).
RICHBORO >> As part of its Patriots Flag recognition program, the Northampton Township Board of Supervisors at its March meeting virtually welcomed home Army Specialist Even Exten from a combat tour of Iraq.
FRAUD >> A Newtown Township resident contacted police at 9:30 a.m. on March 19 to report a fraud. She explained that she received a letter from the Pennsylvania Department of Labor regarding Pandemic Assistance, fraudulently requested with her Social Security Number. The resident took …
CHURCHVILLE >> Dr. Roy Rakszawski has announced his candidacy for election to the Council Rock Board of Directors, Region 6, which includes voting districts 4, 8, 13, and 18 in Northampton Township. Both Republicans and Democrats can vote for him in the primary election on May 18, 2021.
RICHBORO >> Paula Barson, a speech-language pathologist and longtime parent, volunteer, committee member and advocate in the Council Rock School District, has announced her candidacy for Council Rock School Board Director.
NEWTOWN >> The warm spring-like day wasn’t the only welcoming sight at The Birches at Newtown. Residents and staff of the personal care and memory care community had something more exciting to celebrate.