NORTHAMPTON TOWNSHIP >> Police are looking for a man and his accomplice who was captured on video surveillance entering cars in the Holland section of the township.
FRAUD >> Around 11 am on March 20 a Newtown Township resident contacted police to report that he was the victim of fraud. The fraud involved an unknown party opening a life insurance policy with his address. The life insurance company is investigating this matter further.
THEFT FROM VEHICLES >> Shortly before 10 a.m. on March 13 police were dispatched to the Newtown Athletic Club parking lot for the reports of theft from vehicles. Two separate victims reported that sometime between 8 and 9:30 a.m. while their two vehicles were parked, each car’s passeng…
PINEVILLE >> Andrew Abruzzese and his team at the historic Pineville Tavern are spreading good will and pitching in to help their employees and local children affected by the Coronavirus pandemic.
NEWTOWN TOWNSHIP >> After communication with county and state entities, and after careful consideration, Newtown Township will be following the county’s lead and activating an “essential services only” operation for the next two weeks due to the CoronaVirus (COVID-19).
UPPER MAKEFIELD >> Anyone who lives on or near the Dolington curve in Upper Makefield knows it’s a dangerous stretch of roadway.
NEWTOWN >> Solstice, the newest addition to the Village at Newtown Shopping Center, will temporarily close its doors on Monday, March 16 as a proactive measure to ensure the health and safety of its community.
NEWTOWN TOWNSHIP/WRIGHTSTOWN TOWNSHIP >> Due to the ongoing situation involving coronavirus/COVID-19, the Newtown Township Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance regarding reporting non-emergency services for the following circumstances:
NEWTOWN TOWNSHIP >> Two weeks after the board of supervisors refused to pass a “Love is Love Day’ in the township, pressure from a number of area LGBTQ+ supporters turned the tide at a packed March 11 board meeting.
NEWTOWN BOROUGH >> Former Mayor Dennis O’Brien, a longtime borough resident, town historian and folk singer, was honored March 10 at the Newtown Borough Council meeting with the fourth annual Newtown Borough Good Samaritan Award.
HIT AND RUN >> Around 10:30 p.m. on March 7 patrol was dispatched to a hit and run traffic accident on West Hanover Street and East Richboro Road. The complainant reported that he was traveling on Richboro Road when he was sideswiped by a car traveling in the opposite direction. The in…
NEWTOWN TOWNSHIP >> Solstice of Newtown officially opened its doors on Monday with a celebratory ribbon cutting ceremony just before noon and its first public dinner service in the evening.
NEWTOWN >> Solstice, the new seasonally-driven restaurant concept by Captivate Hospitality Group, will open for its first dinner service in Newtown on Monday, March 9. The new-build 9,245 square-foot restaurant at the Village at Newtown Shopping Center, will offer thoughtfully prepared…
NEWTOWN >> His Excellency, the newly-installed Archbishop of Philadelphia Nelson Pérez, celebrated Mass at Saint Andrew Church on March 1 - the first Sunday in Lent - to a standing-room-only crowd.
NEWTOWN >> Newtown Discovery Preschool, a private preschool powered by the Newtown Athletic Club (NAC), will open its doors to the community on Saturday, March 14 for a grand opening celebration and ribbon cutting ceremony.
NEWTOWN TOWNSHIP >> After a public hearing lasting more than two hours, the board of supervisors declined to approve Toll Brothers conditional use application to build 45 high-end single-family townhomes on a tract of land off of Durham and Twinning Bridge Roads.
NEWTOWN >> The Council Rock School District has been awarded $465,750 in funding from the Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency (PCCD).
NEWTOWN TOWNSHIP >> Nearly 10 months after approving a liquor license transfer to BOMBA Tacos & Rum, the board of supervisors have now given the Latin-style eatery conditional use approval to operate at the Village at Newtown Shopping Center.
NEWTOWN >> Saint Andrew Catholic Parish, in Newtown, will welcome the new Archbishop of Philadelphia, Archbishop Nelson Pérez, when it celebrates Mass at 10:30 a.m. at the main church on Sunday, March 1.
NEWTOWN TOWNSHIP >> The arrival of brewery equipment on Feb. 25 is a sure sign that the new Iron Hill Brewery & Restaurant (Iron Hill) is nearing completion at the Village at Newtown Shopping Center.
BUCKS COUNTY >> A Philadelphia man has been charged with targeting 21 small businesses in a string of overnight burglaries across seven Bucks County municipalities.
NEWTOWN TOWNSHIP >> When Solstice restaurant opens its doors on March 9th at the Village of Newtown, it will be the nation’s first.
NEWTOWN BOROUGH >> More than 150 book lovers gathered Saturday night at the Stocking Works for a special evening benefiting one of the borough's oldest and most storied institutions.
NEWTOWN BOROUGH >> Borough Council is considering the idea of adding a part-time clerk or a part-time manager to the borough’s staff.
LANGHORNE BOROUGH >> The Langhorne-Middletown Fire Company recognized its top responders and honored its members for years of service during its 62nd Annual Banquet held Feb. 1 at the Middletown Country Club in Langhorne.
NEWTOWN BOROUGH >> The Newtown Library Company will hold its 18th Annual "Booklovers Cocktail Party" on Saturday, February 22 from 6 to 10 p.m. inside the Atrium at the Stocking Works, 301 S. State St., Newtown 18940. Tickets are $65 at the door and include hors d’oeuvres, desserts, co…
NEWTOWN >> Newtown Podiatrist Dr. Lawrence Kalker partnered with Valley Youth House Shelter in Warminster and the Bucks County Emergency Homeless Shelter in Levittown for its 7th Annual Holiday Sock Drive to benefit both facilities.
UPPER MAKEFIELD >> A capacity crowd turned out on Sunday afternoon to serenade General George Washington with a rousing chorus of “Happy Birthday.”
NEWTOWN >> With his family and fellow officers in attendance, Newtown Township Police Corporal Paul Deppi graduated on Feb. 14 from the Northwestern University School of Police Staff and Command as Class No. 471 treasurer.
WASHINGTON CROSSING >> The House Mental Health Caucus hosted a bipartisan panel of legislators from Philadelphia and the suburbs headed by Reps. Wendi Thomas (R-Bucks) and Malcolm Kenyatta (D-Philadelphia) to find solutions to the crisis of suicide among school students.
NEWTOWN TOWNSHIP >> After taking no action last month, the board of supervisors has now decided to go ahead and hire Econsult Solutions, Inc. to prepare a detailed report to help the township plan its future financial goals.
NEWTOWN TOWNSHIP >> At the Feb. 12 supervisors’ meeting, township police chief John Hearn presented commendations of merit to four officers for their law enforcement efforts responding to separate emergency calls last October.
NEWTOWN BOROUGH >> The Newtown Borough Council will partner with Newtown Township and the Newtown Creek Coalition in exploring the feasibility of building a pedestrian bridge across the Newtown Creek.
NEWTOWN BOROUGH >> Before a crowd numbering between 150 and 200 people, Newtown Ned emerged from his shed on Sunday afternoon to predict six more weeks of winter and a Kansas City Chiefs Super Bowl Victory.
NEWTOWN TOWNSHIP >> The board of supervisors has a new member, Democrat David Oxley, a local financial advisor who has lived in the township for the past seven years and served on its finance committee.
NEWTOWN BOROUGH >> Move over Punxsutawney Phil. Newtown Ned will be making his big debut on Sunday.
NEWTOWN TOWNSHIP >> The Newtown Township Board of Supervisors on Jan. 23 voted to send a proposed township ordinance to the jointure which would allow convenience stores, or other business establishments, to also sell gasoline.
NEWTOWN BOROUGH >> The Newtown Borough Police Department is investigating three commercial burgarlies this month in the downtown business district.
NEWTOWN TOWNSHIP >> In a surprise move, the majority of the board of supervisors have decided not to hire Econsult Solutions, Inc. to prepare a detailed report to help the township plan its financial future goals.
NEWTOWN TOWNSHIP >> The board of supervisors in a 4-0 vote at the Jan. 22 meeting approved a motion to advertise the township’s extensive road paving project this year.
NEWTOWN BOROUGH >> Comedian Jackie “The Joke Man” Martling opens February at the Newtown Theatre with a show on Saturday, February 1 at 8 p.m.
NORTHAMPTON TOWNSHIP >> Northampton Township ushered in the new decade on January 6 with a Welcome Home flag exchange and a deployment flag placement ceremony.
NEWTOWN >> The Council Rock School District (CRSD) Board of School Directors has announced an agreement with Superintendent Dr. Robert Fraser on a new five-year contract.
NORTHAMPTON TOWNSHIP >> Council Rock High School South’s Model U.N. Delegation was recognized as an Outstanding Delegation under the leadership of Youth Secretariat Ryan Pulaski Ely Cohen officers Elissa Bulkin Francesca Miller (senior), Jake Schwartz and advisors Kristin Boekamp and L…
NEWTOWN >> Council Rock North students, Lambert Zhang and Matthew Raffa, have earned the honor of representing Council Rock North and all of Pennsylvania in Certiport’s 2020 Microsoft Office Specialist U.S. National Championship.
NEWTOWN BOROUGH >> The Newtown Borough Council at its February work session will consider partnering with Newtown Township and the Newtown Creek Coalition to explore the feasibility of building a pedestrian bridge across the Newtown Creek.
NORTHAMPTON >> The Northampton Township Board of Supervisors held its reorganization meeting on Jan. 6 with a swearing in ceremony and the election of board leaders for 2020.
NEWTOWN >> The Birches at Newtown is proud to announce that they have been selected as one of 2020 Best of Senior Living Award winners on SeniorAdvisor.com, the largest ratings and reviews site for senior care and services in North America and Canada. The senior living community was al…