YARDLEY BOROUGH >> The Yardley Historical Association Book Swap returns on Saturday, May 15 from 1-4 p.m. The Swap will be held outside the Old Library by Lake Afton, 46 West Afton Avenue. The raindate is Sunday, May 16.
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.”
LOWER MAKEFIELD >> An Earth Day celebration at Afton Elementary School has earned the Pennsbury school national recognition from an organization dedicated to promoting an energy conscious and educated society.
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.
LOWER MAKEFIELD >> The Makefield Women’s Association during a Zoom meeting on April 7 presented thousands of dollars to five Bucks County and Yardley-based charities and organizations.
FRAUD >> 1500 block of Judith Place reported at 10:18 p.m. on April 22. Complainant reported receiving a call that their computer antivirus software expired. The victim was instructed to call another number to cancel it and when they did, remote access was gained and $30,000 was remove…
PENNSBURY >> The parking lot at Pennsbury High East rocked for five hours on Saturday as more than 150 students came together safely for the school’s seventh Mini-THON.
YARDLEY BOROUGH >> Thanks to a pair of grants from the state, the second phase and part of the third and final phase of the North Main Street sidewalk project will be moving forward this year.
YARDLEY BOROUGH >> Under brilliant sunshine and a cloudless sky, a record number of volunteers showed up Saturday morning to help clean up Lake Afton.
HARASSMENT >> On April 20 at 7:46 p.m., an officer was dispatched to investigate an harassment complaint . Further investigation led to a suspect who was advised to cease his behavior. On April 21, additional communications were received and the suspect, a 33 year old man from Rushland…
FALLS TOWNSHIP >> With an eye on pedestrian and driver safety, the Falls Township Board of Supervisors advanced plans to locate a new 5,585-square-foot Wawa with eight stations and a drive-thru window in the Lincoln Highway shopping center where Arosso, a Touch of Sicily currently sits.
YARDLEY-MAKEFIELD >> Three big community events are poised to make a comeback this year after being cancelled in 2020 by the coronavirus.
PENNSBURY >> The Pennsbury School Board on April 15 voted unanimously to appoint Dr. Thomas Smith as the district’s next superintendent of schools.
MOTOR VEHICLE THEFT >> 1700 block of Langhorne-Yardley Rd. reported at 7:01 a.m. on April 14. Complainant reported theft of Ford F-350 from their driveway sometime overnight. The truck was later located at a business on Stony Hill Rd. with the catalytic converter removed.
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 Yardley Borough and Morrisville Borough.
YARDLEY BOROUGH >> Big changes in the pizza business are coming to downtown Yardley Borough.
YARDLEY BOROUGH >> Fire gutted a truck Wednesday morning, April 14 causing quite a scene in the Yardley Walk development off of North Main Street.
LOWER MAKEFIELD >> A Lower Makefield boy will celebrate his 13th birthday by throwing a “pawty” for a special group of four-legged friends.
BURGLARY >> 1300 block of Oxford Valley Road reported at 5:03 a.m. on April 9. Complainant reported hearing their garage door open and saw that someone had entered their vehicle in the driveway by breaking a window. Complainant reports theft of loose change from the vehicle.
YARDLEY BOROUGH >> On Saturday, April 10 at 5:39 a.m., an officer was dispatched to investigate a vehicle on the sidewalk at the Main Street and Afton Avenue intersection.
LOWER MAKEFIELD >> The township’s Parks and Recreation Department is gearing up for a much busier 2021 after a year that saw many of its activities cancelled and postponed due to COVID-19.
PENNSBURY >> The Pennsbury Board of School Directors is pleased to announce Dr. Thomas Smith as the finalist candidate for the position of Superintendent of Schools for the Pennsbury School District.
MORRISVILLE BOROUGH >> For more than 70 years the Morrisville-Yardley Area Rotary Club has sponsored the Morrisville Borough Easter Egg Hunt in Williamson Park.
LOWER MAKEFIELD >> The Social Action Committee of Congregation Beth El of Bucks County will be hosting a Snap Challenge as part of its current Poverty Awareness Campaign.
LOWER MAKEFIELD >> It’s official. Wegmans is coming to Lower Makefield Township.
FALLSINGTON >> The Pennsbury School Board has selected Dr. Thomas Smith, the superintendent of the Hopewell Valley Regional School District in Pennington, New Jersey as its finalist for the position of Superintendent of Schools.
LOWER MAKEFIELD >> A final vote on Prickett Preserve, a mixed use development on Stony Hill Road anchored by a 100,000 square foot Wegmans Food Market, is scheduled via Zoom for Wednesday, April 7 in Lower Makefield.
LOWER MAKEFIELD >> ShopRite customers in Yardley will recognize some familiar faces on their favorite cereal box when they visit a ShopRite store during April.
ARREST >> On March 29 at the Red Roof Inn, on Cabot Blvd., Rachel Moeller was arrested on drug charges.
LOWER MAKEFIELD >> The Garden of Reflection Endowment Fund Committee is asking for the community’s help in preserving the 9-11 Memorial on Woodside Road in perpetuity.
FALLS TOWNSHIP >> Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick visited Snipes Farm & Education Center on March 31 to hear current challenges and issues facing farmers in Bucks County.
ATTEMPTED FRAUD >> 900 block of Hamilton Dr. reported at 12:52 p.m. on March 31. Complainant reported receiving a call from someone claiming to be their family member in jail. They realized it was a scam before sending money.
FAIRLESS HILLS >> With the sparkling theme of “Hollywood Nights,” Pennsbury seniors will get to enjoy the excitement of their own Senior Prom this year. Following tradition, the arrival parade, dinner and musical event will be held at the high school’s East Campus. The scheduled date i…
RETAIL THEFT >> 100 block of Oxford Valley Rd. at CVS reported at 1:59 p.m. on March 25. The manager reported theft of merchandise (value unknown) by an unknown man.
YARDLEY BOROUGH >> Yardley Borough Councilman David Bria announced on Friday, March 26 that he will seek re-election to a four-year term this November.
YARDLEY-NEWTOWN >> This spring AOY Art Center in Lower Makefield is celebrating the Historic Towns of Yardley and Newtown with a community-wide Plein Air event entitled, “Our Towns Through Artists’ Eyes.”
YARDLEY BOROUGH >> Officers on patrol on Sunday, March 21 at 12:48 a.m. observed a vehicle travelling the opposite direction on a one way street. The vehicle was stopped on South Main Street.
PENNSBURY >> The newly-formed Falcons Elite Basketball is partnering with the Lady Falcons Elite to celebrate the life of a Pennsbury basketball legend while giving back to the community.
RECEIVING STOLEN PROPERTY ARREST >> Route 1 and Oxford Valley Rd. reported at 3:21 p.m. on March 17. Police on patrol stopped a U-Haul which came back in stolen status. Further investigation led to the arrest of the 46 year old male driver from Philadelphia for Theft and Receiving Stol…
FALLS TOWNSHIP >> The Falls Supervisors during its March 15 virtual meeting moved forward with a massive redevelopment project aimed at bringing thousands of new jobs and millions of square feet of new industry to the township.
YARDLEY BOROUGH >> A Toyota Camero Sedan ended up in the Delaware River Monday morning after its driver experienced car trouble.
LOWER MAKEFIELD >> World War II veteran Ed Torres walked through his garage door Saturday evening to big birthday surprise.
LOWER MAKEFIELD >> Nine Girl Scouts from the Sandy Run Unit earned Gold and Silver Awards during 2020 by helping to make the world a better place.