LOWER MAKEFIELD >> A Bucks County judge has cleared the way for the Board of Supervisors to consider the sale of its sewer system.
YARDLEY >> The Pennsylvania American Water has announced the start of construction on major capital investments in its Yardley system. The cost of these projects is approximately $24 million and will enhance water quality and help continue to provide reliable water service for area res…
PENNSBURY >> Under a Continuity of Education plan adopted by the school board on July 30, students and teachers will return to school on Tuesday, Sept. 8 under a full remote learning model and would have a choice of moving to a hybrid option in early October.
THEFT >> 1200 block of Dickinson Dr. reported at 1:46 p.m. on July 30. Complainant reported placing an order online but never receiving it and has been unable to contact the seller.
FALLSINGTON >> The Pennsbury Board of School Directors on July 30 appointed Milagro “Millie” Aleman as the district’s new Director of Transportation.
FALLS TOWNSHIP >> If all goes according to plan, the first-ever drive thru only Wawa store will open by year’s end in Falls Township.
FALLS TOWNSHIP >> Capitalizing on efficiencies and cost savings created by recently combining the position of township manager and code enforcement director, the Board of Supervisors approved naming Falls Township Fire Marshal Rich Dippolito as assistant township manager effective Aug. 1.
YARDLEY BOROUGH >> A public fundraising campaign is officially underway to help replace the deteriorating Mary Yardley Footbridge, which spans the Delaware Canal in the Rivermawr section of town.
YARDLEY BOROUGH >> Ryan Berry, who has served on borough council for the past 4 1/2 years, has announced his resignation effective August 4.
THEFT >> River and East Ferry Rd. reported at 3:24 p.m. on July 22. Complainant reported a man attempting to break into vehicles at the location. A witness observed the man break a vehicle window, remove a purse and then flee on a bicycle. The witness chased the man, who got off the bi…
YARDLEY BOROUGH >> Yardley Borough Council voted at its July 20 virtual meeting to create a voluntary auxiliary police unit in the borough.
LOWER MAKEFIELD >> Three township police officers rescued a man after his car plunged into a rentention basin on Township Line Road during a medical emergency.
FAIRLESS HILLS >> In one of the most unusual commencement ceremonies in memory, Pennsbury High School’s Class of 2020 graduated over a two day period at Falcon Field on July 21 and 22 following social distancing guidelines and with all the graduates wearing masks.
FALLS TOWNSHIP >> After more than a year-long battle in court, the fight to keep a large hazardous waste facility out of Falls Township has come to a close.
YARDLEY BOROUGH >> Experience Yardley has announced the new Experience Yardley eGift Card, a community-based digital gift card that makes it fun and easy to keep local spending local.
YARDLEY >> On July 16 an officer was dispatched to the 200 block of South Main Street to investigated a rear-end motor vehicle accident.
FALLSINGTON >> The Pennsbury Board of School Directors on July 16 appointed Cherrissa M. Gibson, Ed.D. as the district’s new Director of Equity, Diversity and Education.
LOWER MAKEFIELD >> The Board of Supervisors has scheduled a special meeting for Monday, August 17 to consider approval of a mixed-use overlay district zoning amendment that could open the door to the development of a Wegman’s Supermarket in the township’s office research zone.
MORRISVILLE BOROUGH >> State Senator Steve Santarsiero (D-10), along with State Representatives Perry Warren (D-31) and John Galloway (D-140), have announced that Morrisville Borough will receive $227,805 from the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation’s (PennDOT) Multimodal Transpo…
LOWER MAKEFIELD >> After handing over his leadership gavel at the last board of supervisors meeting, chairman Fred Weiss was back at the helm on Wednesday night, July 15.
PENNSBURY >> Covid 19 prevented the Class of 2020 from experiencing the Best Prom in America, but on Saturday, July 11 they did the next best thing.
MORRISVILLE BOROUGH >> Hundreds of protesters rallied at Williamson Park Saturday afternoon for an end to racism.
LOWER MAKEFIELD >> A dozen Canada geese were plowed over and killed while they were crossing Big Oak Road in front of the Oxford Oaks Shopping Center on on Thursday, July 9 around 8:20 p.m., according to social medial posts.
YARDLEY BOROUGH >> Yardley Borough is a step closer to expanding its police force with little to no impact on its budget.
FRAUD >> 1100 block of Lily Pond Lane reported at 4:58 p.m. on July 7. Complainant reported receiving a debit card for unemployment benefits they did not apply for.
YARDLEY BOROUGH >> Police have filed theft charges against a 22 year old Patterson, New Jersey man for stealing mail on July 8, 2019 from a collection box located in front of Yardley Borough Hall.
MORRISVILLE BOROUGH >> Residents and allies will gather at Williamson Park on Saturday, July 11 from 2 to 4 p.m. to stand against racism, state-sanctioned violence, and hate.
DRUG ARREST >> 1400 block of Woodside Road at Makefield Highlands Golf Course reported at 11:17 p.m. on June 30. Police on patrol observed a vehicle in the parking lot at the location. Further investigation led to the discovery of 20 grams of methamphetamine, drug paraphernalia and fiv…
BUCKS COUNTY >> Reader's Digest has selected Yardley as the Nicest Place in Pennsylvania and is now considering the riverfront community as its "Nicest Place in America 2020: Unified in Kindness."
LOWER MAKEFIELD >> Woodside Road between River Road (Route 32) and the Delaware Canal will be closed for excavation and construction activities during daytime weekday hours starting July 7, the Delaware River Joint Toll Bridge Commission announced.
YARDLEY BOROUGH >> Harvest Day won't be taking place in September as originally planned. And it has nothing to do with the weather.
LOWER MAKEFIELD >> The Board of Supervisors on Thursday voted 4 to 1 to advertise an overlay district that could open the doors to the development of a Wegman’s Supermarket in the township’s office research zone.
FALLSINGTON >> The Pennsbury School District is actively planning various options for educating students when schools reopen in the fall.
DUI ARREST >> Twining and Lindenhurst roads. reported at 10:57 a.m. on June 25. Police on patrol stopped a vehicle for violations. Further investigation led to the arrest of the 26 year old male driver from Newtown for Driving Under the Influence.
PENNSBURY >> In the wake of the killing of George Floyd and nationwide protests for racial justice, the Pennsbury School Board has directed its administration to develop plans to make equity a key area of focus throughout the educational system.
FAIRLESS HILLS >> Salley Kehan, a recent graduate of Pennsbury High School, has been selected as the sole recipient of Brainly’s 2020 ‘Power of Parents’ Scholarship for her heartwarming essay about how her single mother has supported her and her two siblings through the quarantine, and…
LOWER MAKEFIELD >> On a beautiful, sunny, Sunday, June 7, after the 11 a.m. online worship service and a quick lunch, members of the congregation at Yardley United Methodist Church at Scammell’s Corner in Lower Makefield, lined up in their cars in the church’s parking lot to say their …
IDENTITY THEFT >> 1300 block of N. Bradford Rd. reported at 3:40 p.m. on June 18. Complainant reported unknown person(s) filed for unemployment benefits in their name.
FALLSINGTON >> During the public school board meeting held June 18, the Pennsbury Board of School Directors appointed a new director of facilities, a new director of technology, an acting administrator for Afton Elementary School, and an administrative intern for William Penn Middle School.
LOWER MAKEFIELD >> The Board of Supervisors on June 11 tabled a motion to advertise an overlay district that could open the doors to the development of a Wegman’s Supermarket in the township’s office research zone.
YARDLEY BOROUGH >> The Yardley Service Center reopened for business on June 8 with a new name, a fresh new look and brand new management.
MORRISVILLE BOROUGH >> Forty-five years in Catholic Education is certainly something to celebrate! This month, Mrs. Elaine McDowell is retiring after a distinguished career as an English-Language Arts educator in the City of Philadelphia’s Catholic schools, principal of St. Bernard’s S…
FRAUD >> 1400 block of Page Dr. reported at 9:25 p.m. on June 11. Complainant reported receiving two checks from the PA Pandemic Unemployment Relief Fund which they never applied for.
YARDLEY BOROUGH >> "The Way We Were," a display of 33 old photographs taken of downtown Yardley Borough in the early 1900s, is coming to town.
PENNSBURY >> Three special events, including a flyover, played out on Wednesday (June 10) to mark what would have been Pennsbury High School's Commencement ceremony for the Class of 2020 at Falcon Field.
LOWER MAKEFIELD >> For more than two hours on June 4, Bucks Countians drove through Memorial Park to send a message to the nation: “Enough is Enough: We are done dying.”
LOWER MAKEFIELD >> Township voters on Tuesday, June 2 overwhelmingly voted yes to a referendum on whether to allow the sale of liquor licenses in the township.
PENNSBURY >> The Pennsbury High School Odyssey of the Mind team earned a third-place finish in the 2020 Odyssey of the Mind World Finals held virtually for the first time in the problem-solving competition's history.
YARDLEY BOROUGH >> After several years of discussion and debate, the Yardley Borough Council voted 6 to 1 on May 19 to replace the wooden Mary Yardley Footbridge with an aluminum span with a polyurethane coating.