YARDLEY BOROUGH >> The Yardley Borough Council on Feb. 18 welcomed Uri Feiner to the council table after voting Feb. 10 to appoint him to a vacancy on council.
PENNSBURY >> The gym inside Pennsbury High School West rocked for eight hours on Saturday as more than 250 students danced “For The Kids.”
YARDLEY BOROUGH >> Hundreds of people took part in the second annual Yardley Chocolate Crawl sponsored by Visit Bucks County and Commonplace Reader Yardley, as part of its #LoveYardley-themed 2nd Saturday event on Feb. 8.
LOWER MAKEFIELD >> The township is moving forward with plans to construct a pair of mini-roundabouts as a temporary fix to the Sandy Run Road detour, which has frustrated local residents for the past three years.
YARDLEY BOROUGH >> Former councilman Uri Feiner was appointed to Yardley Borough Council in a unanimous 6-0 vote on Tuesday evening, Feb. 11.
LOWER MAKEFIELD >> At the request of 9-11 widow Ellen Saracini, the board of supervisors on Feb. 4 directed its parks and recreation board to come up with an appropriate tribute to the late U.S. Congressman Mike Fitzpatrick to include at the Garden of Reflection.
PENNSBURY >> Instead of traveling to China this spring, the Pennsbury High School Marching and Jazz Bands may be spending April in Paris.
YARDLEY BOROUGH >> Seven candidates have stepped forward to fill a vacancy on borough council, including two former council members.
LOWER MAKEFIELD >> The township's police department welcomed three new officers to the force during a swearing in ceremony on Feb. 3 at police headquarters.
YARDLEY BOROUGH >> Yardley Borough received confirmation of its Community Rating System (CRS) recertification from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) on Feb. 5.
FAIRLESS HILLS >> One of Broadway’s most endearing musical, “Hello Dolly!” will sing and dance its way across the stage at Pennsbury High School this weekend with humor, romance and high-energy dancing.
PENNSBURY >> Two days before the Super Bowl in Miami, Florida, fifth graders at Eleanor Roosevelt Elementary School took part in their own “big game” on Friday.
YARDLEY BOROUGH >> Godiva chocolate martinis. Brownies and books. Chocolate donuts. Homemade truffles and European chocolates. And Belgian Dark Chocolate Walnut Cake.
LOWER MAKEFIELD >> From a stunning oil painting of a green-eyed girl to a sculpture of a panther depicting black history, the public has a rare chance to see the artistic talents of the Class of 2020 in a show presented by the Artists of Yardley (AOY) in partnership with the Pennsbury …
YARDLEY BOROUGH >> In a unanimous vote, the borough council on Jan. 21 formally declared a vacancy on council and set the wheels in motion to fill the empty seat.
MORRISVILLE >> The Yardleyville Protective Company for the Pursuit and Detection of Horse Thieves and other Villains, affectionately known as “Horse Thieves,” galloped into its 153rd year with an evening of tradition and some good natured horseplay.
PENNSBURY >> The Pennsbury School Board now has two vacancies to fill following the resignation of Region 3 representative Nancy Lawson.
FALLSINGTON >> The Pennsbury School Board on Jan. 16 unanimously appointed current fifth level teacher Sandy Kandravi as an Elementary Educational Coach effective Jan. 29 to June 16, 2020.
LOWER MAKEFIELD >> A campaign will get underway later this month in the township to place a “wet versus dry” referendum on the April primary ballot.
LOWER MAKEFIELD >> The AOY Art Center, a Pennsbury Partner, will host its fourth annual gallery show of adjudicated Pennsbury student work on two weekends.
YARDLEY BOROUGH >> The Yardley Borough Council reorganized on Jan. 6, welcoming two new council members and electing new leadership for the coming year.
LOWER MAKEFIELD >> The Lower Makefield Board of Supervisors reorganized on Jan. 6, welcoming a new member and electing new leadership.
YARDLEY BOROUGH >> A “Memorial to the Lost” in Yardley Borough is calling attention to the impact of gun violence in Bucks County and beyond.
MORRISVILLE >> Late in the evening on Jan. 7, Bucks County SPCA’s Chief Humane Police Officer Nikki Thompson rescued 24 sick cats found living in an unheated car in Morrisville. She had been searching for the vehicle for two days. An online tip from a concerned citizen enabled her to p…
YARDLEY BOROUGH >> Winter floral arrangements, snowflake crafts, warm winter cocktails and a Winter Wander headline the next 2nd Saturday event in Yardley Borough on Saturday, Jan. 11.
LOWER MAKEFIELD >> The board of Supervisors on Dec. 18 approved a four year agreement with its public works employees that includes across the board pay raises and a new novel approach that will introduce job categories.
LOWER MAKEFIELD >> Pennsylvania American Water Company will be replacing water pipes in the area of the Rock Run Creek resulting in the closure of Makefield Road between Big Oak and Roelofs roads for about two weeks beginning Jan. 2.
LOWER MAKEFIELD >> Kristin Tyler, who is stepping down from the board of supervisors after serving eight years, was recognized for her service at the December 18 meeting.
PHILADELPHIA >> “Soccer Talk,” a show hosted by Yardley natives Rich and Rusty Gorelick, will make its debut on 610ESPN from 4 to 5 p.m. on January 7. The show also will live stream on www.610espn.com, be available on IHeartRadio, be featured as a podcast and repeated weekly on WWDB-AM…
YARDLEY >> The Yardleyville Protective Company for the Pursuit and Detection of Horse Thieves and Other Villains is saddling up for its 153rd annual meeting in January and the public is invited along for “the ride.”
YARDLEY BOROUGH >> The spirit of togetherness and a desire for peace will be alive at an event on New Year’s Day that involves people of all faiths to focus on the Middle East, the United States and the world at large. All are welcome.
LOWER MAKEFIELD >> A Christmas Eve fire caused extensive smoke, fire and water damage to a newly-renovated two story house on Nancy Road.
LOWER MAKEFIELD >> Earning one of the Girl Scouts’ highest awards challenges girls to be their best and develop, plan and implement a Take Action project. Silver Award and Gold Award Girl Scouts are making the world a better place.
YARDLEY >> We’ve all heard the same reasons “transplants” give for relocating to Bucks County. They like the community and culture, the schools are fantastic, better job opportunities, a great place to raise a family, and the like.
FAIRLESS HILLS >> More than 130 seniors, many of them dressed in Christmas red and green, sat down to a free holiday dinner with all the trimmings on Friday evening, Dec. 13 at Pennsbury High School West’s Falcon Cafeteria.
LOWER MAKEFIELD >> The Lower Makefield Police Department's Truck Envorcement Unit conducted a detail Dec. 18 on the Newtown Bypass (Route 332). Trucks were checked for safety violations and drivers for proper commercial driver qualifications. As a result, four trucks were cited, two dr…
YARDLEY BOROUGH >> The warm glow emanating from the windows of the Old Library by Lake Afton beckoned visitors inside for a cup of hot cider, a peppermint candy cane, a holiday cookie or two and a friendly welcome.
Firefighters will be escorting Santa through Newtown, Upper Makefield and Morrisville Borough between Friday, Dec. 20 and Sunday, Dec. 22.
LOWER MAKEFIELD >> Former Professional Football Player and Philadelphia Eagles Tight End Brent Celek stopped by the ShopRite of Yardley on Dec. 8 to help kick off the store's winter coat drive with VICKS.
YARDLEY BOROUGH >> Downtown Yardley will be hosting its next 2nd Saturday Yardley event on Dec. 14 with a #HolidaysInYardley theme, supported by Makefield Insurance Agency, Visit Bucks County and ShopRite of Yardley.
PENNSBURY >> In a tranquil reorganization meeting on Dec. 5, the nine-member Pennsbury School Board re-elected TR Kannan of Lower Makefield as its board president and named Christine Toy-Dragoni as its vice president for 2020.
YARDLEY BOROUGH >> As part of Yardley’s 6th year of participation in Small Business Saturday that took place on November 30th, Experience Yardley, with the support of Bucks County Community College, coordinated a contest for The Biggest Downtown-Wide Shop Local Gift Basket in Bucks County.
YARDLEY BOROUGH >> Trains, trees, cookies and merriment. Come to the Old Library by Lake Afton in Yardley for two days of festivities hosted by the Yardley Historical Association.
YARDLEY BOROUGH - The Yardley Borough Parks and Recreation Board on Dec. 4 presented donations to the Yardley Borough Police Department and to American Legion Post 317.
YARDLEY BOROUGH >> The borough council on Tuesday voted 4 to 1 to appoint former Councilman Ryan Berry to a two year seat on council ending on Jan. 3, 2022.
YARDLEY BOROUGH >> The borough council on Tuesday publicly interviewed four candidates for an opening on council created by the resignation of Sandi Brady earlier this month.