NEWTOWN BOROUGH >> Newtown-based “A Love for Life” is taking reservations for its 2021 Oktoberfest Party-at-Home event to be held on Saturday, Oct. 2.
NEWTOWN TOWNSHIP >> Longtime Newtown firefighter John Gundy Jr. was recognized on Sept. 22 at the board of supervisors meeting for his exemplary service to the community.
NEWTOWN TOWNSHIP >> Provco Pinegood LLC received a special exception from the township’s zoning hearing board on Sept. 20 to build a Wawa in the township’s office research zone under the E30 use.
HARRISBURG >> The Pennsylvania Supreme Court on September 22 again upheld the death sentence of Robert Anthony Flor, convicted of killing Newtown Borough Police Officer Brian Gregg in 2005.
NORTHAMPTON TOWNSHIP >> After two postponements, the Board of Supervisors will hold a special meeting on October 6 to consider revised land development plans for a new Super Wawa at Buck and Rocksville Roads.
NEWTOWN TOWNSHIP >> The United States Department of Education has announced that Saint Andrew Catholic School, Newtown, has been recognized as a 2021 Blue Ribbon School. This award recognizes the school as an outstanding example of a prestigious American school.
NEWTOWN BOROUGH >> The Newtown Borough Council will hold a special meeting on Thursday, Sept. 23 beginning at 7 p.m. at the Chancellor Center to discuss its proposed fire services agreement with neighboring Newtown Township.
NEWTOWN >> In the early morning hours of September 18, Newtown Township Police responded to a burglary alarm activation at the Chick-Fil-A restaurant, located at 4 West Road. It was determined that a male suspect forced entry into the building and fled before officers arrived on the sc…
BIKE PATROL >> On Sept. 11, the Bicycle Patrol did a 15-mile ride throughout several areas in Newtown Township, including Newtown Grant, Eagle Road, Village at Newtown Shopping Center, Sycamore Street, Chandler Field, Cambridge Lane, South Eagle Road, and the Cars Cops and Coffee event…
NEWTOWN BOROUGH >> Newtown Rotary NextGen will be holding its first ever block party fundraiser on Sunday, Sept. 19 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on South State Street between Centre Avenue and Penn Street. The event will support and benefit Family Promise of Lower Bucks.
MIDDLETOWN TOWNSHIP >> Surviving Vietnam vets will be front and center to honor fallen and missing comrades when the dedication of the Lower Bucks County Vietnam Veterans Memorial takes place on Sunday, September 26 beginning at 11:30 a.m. at Veterans Park in Middletown Township.
LANGHORNE >> The Langhorne Council for the Arts will hold a Celebration of the Arts on Saturday, Sept. 25 (rain date Sunday, Sept. 26).
NEWTOWN TOWNSHIP >> The Newtown Township Zoning Hearing Board will continue its hearing on the Provco Pinegood LLC/Wawa appeal on Monday, September 20 beginning at 7 p.m.
NEWTOWN BOROUGH >> On the eve of Sept. 11th, former Pennsylvania Governor Mark Schweiker called on the nation to “never forget” the events of that day and to “tell the stories” of the victims so future generations won’t forget.
NEWTOWN BOROUGH >> The Newtown Library Company will hold its 14th annual Library 5k Run/Walk on Market Day, which takes place on October 2.
RICHBORO >> Northampton Township will commemorate the 20th anniversary of 9-11 with a Memorial Ceremony dedicated to honoring First Responders.
NEWTOWN BOROUGH >> Retired Newtown Borough Police Chief Anthony “Tony” Wojciechowski passed away on September 6.
NEWTOWN >> In the days leading up to the 20th anniversary of 9-11, 500 first responders from Bucks County will be receiving a heartfelt gift from the Candle Committee of Bucks County.
NORTHAMPTON TOWNSHIP >> The township’s zoning hearing board is scheduled to hear an appeal at its Sept. 13 meeting that could open the door to the construction of two new drive-thru eateries on Second Street Pike in the heart of Richboro.
NEWTOWN >> American Legion Post 440 will celebrate its 100th anniversary and installation of officers with a dinner on Sunday, Sept. 19 from 2 to 6 p.m. at Rafters, 101 Friends Lane, Newtown.
ACCIDENT >> At approximately 10:30 p.m. on August 27 police were dispatched to Rushland Road and Sackettsford Road for the report of a single-vehicle traffic accident. Upon contact with the operator, the officer detected the strong odor of an alcoholic beverage. The operator is suspect…
NEWTOWN BOROUGH >> Black-and-white-clad diners will fill a closed-down North State Street in Newtown Borough on Saturday, Sept. 25 for the 6th annual Newtown Black & White Dinner – a one-of-a-kind alfresco picnic held in the middle of the street. All proceeds from this event benefi…
NEWTOWN BOROUGH >> Former Governor Mark Schweiker will be the keynote speaker at a Sept. 11th observance on Friday evening, September 10th at Newtown’s Pickering Field.
NEWTOWN BOROUGH >> Becky’s Newtown Deli, a borough breakfast and lunch staple for more than 30 years, closed its doors on Friday, prompting an outpouring of love and support on social media for its owner.
VEHICLE THEFT >> At approximately 6 am on August 20 police were dispatched to a Newtown Township residence for the report of a motor vehicle theft. The investigation is ongoing at this time.
COUNCIL ROCK >> For at least the first six days of the new school year, masks will be optional in the Council Rock School District.
NEWTOWN BOROUGH >> It was a Tom Sawyer moment at the borough’s newly-named Patriots Park on Saturday morning.
NEWTOWN BOROUGH >> Fashion Gem Apparel has opened its doors at 11 East Centre Avenue at the former Shoe Cafe in downtown Newtown.
ARREST >> At approximately 2:15 a.m. on August 13 police conducted a traffic stop on the operator of a silver Volkswagen for committing a vehicle code violation on the Newtown Bypass in the area of Campus Drive. Upon contact with the operator, the officer detected the strong odor of an…
NEWTOWN >> The Council Rock School Board has called a special meeting for August 26 to discuss the latest school opening guidance from the Bucks County Health Department on mask wearing. The meeting is scheduled to begin at 7 pm at the Chancellor Center.
NEWTOWN TOWNSHIP >> Residents living near a sprawling county-owned farm took their concerns to the county this week after learning about plans to use its farmhouse as a temporary safe house for women and children fleeing human trafficking.
NEWTOWN TOWNSHIP >> On March 23, Newtown Township Police responded to reports of theft from vehicles at Veterans Park, located at 234 Durham Road. Several victims' vehicles were broken into, and items, including identification, debit cards, and checks were stolen.
NEWTOWN TOWNSHIP >> The Board of Supervisors on August 11 tabled approval of court ordered land development plans for Arcadia Green until its next meeting on August 25 citing the need for additional information on traffic and safety.
NEWTOWN >> State Senator Steve Santarsiero and State Rep. Perry Warren on Saturday recognized Richard Su Fang, a 2021 graduate of Council Rock High School North, for being named one of three U.S. Presidential Scholars from Pennsylvania.
NEWTOWN TOWNSHIP >> The Newtown Township Zoning Hearing Board will continue its hearing on the Provco Pinegood LLC/Wawa appeal on Wednesday, August 18 beginning at 7:30 p.m.
NEWTOWN BOROUGH >> Plans for a “Paint the Fence Day" at Patriots Park have been postponed to Saturday, August 21 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. due to the forecast for inclement weather on August 14.
NEWTOWN BOROUGH >> The Newtown Borough Council on August 9 directed its solicitor to draft an intergovernmental fire services agreement with neighboring Newtown.
NEWTOWN TOWNSHIP >> Police officers from the Newtown Township Police Department and community members will come together in an informal, neutral space to discuss community issues, build relationships, and drink coffee.
NEWTOWN >> A limited edition Bucks County challenge coin commemorating the 20th anniversary of the 9-11 terror attacks is now available for a limited time only.
COUNCIL ROCK >> The Council Rock School District will begin the new school year with a face mask optional approach under a health and safety plan adopted by the school board in May.
NEWTOWN BOROUGH >> The Newtown Borough Council voted unanimously on August 3 to adopt a policy for the placement of memorial street sign toppers in the borough.
ARREST >> At approximately 1:30 am on July 30 police conducted a traffic stop on the operator of a blue Dodge Ram pickup truck for committing a vehicle code violation on the Newtown Bypass in the area of Summit Trace Road. Upon contact with the operator, the officer observed metal knuc…
NEWTOWN BOROUGH >> The borough’s future pocket park at Mercer and Court streets now has a name.
NEWTOWN BOROUGH >> Newtown Borough resident John Burke is hoping to bathe the borough and the township in soft, peaceful candlelight on the eve of the 20th anniversary of the September 11th terror attacks.
NEWTOWN BOROUGH >> The needy now have a place to pick up food 24 hours a day to tide them over until a local food bank opens.