FRAUD >> 1200 block of Kathy Dr. reported at 12:25 p.m. on March 26. Complainant reported a check for utilities being fraudulently cashed. Investigation ongoing.
LOWER MAKEFIELD >> Spring has arrived with all of its beauty and color. And no where is it more evident than in our local parks, green spaces and in our own backyards.
YARDLEY BOROUGH >> St. Andrew's Episcopal Church invites the community to attend a number of online events this week from a virtual parish supper to contemplative prayer, to yoga and poetry.
THEFT >> 1600 block of Big Oak Rd. at Shop Rite reported at 2:30 p.m. on March 17. Complainant reported theft of a wallet and cell phone from a purse while shopping.
MORRISVILLE BOROUGH >> Police responded to an alarm activation at DA Motors at 444 South Pennsylvania Avenue on March 18 at about 12:39 a.m.
FALLSINGTON >> Cindy Hain, the Head Custodian at the Pennwood Middle School in Lower Makefield, has been named a finalist for a nationwide Custodian of the Year contest.
YARDLEY BOROUGH >> In light of Governor Tom Wolf’s extension of social distancing and mitigation practices to Bucks County on Saturday afternoon, Yardley Borough has made the decision to close borough hall until Monday, March 30 at which time the situation will be reevaluated.
RETAIL THEFT >> 1600 block of Big Oak Rd. at Shop Rite reported at 12:15 p.m. on March 10. Loss Prevention reported on March 3, an unknown man entered the store, removed $84.76 worth of batteries and left without paying. Further investigation led to the discovery of the man. The 42 yea…
PENNSBURY >> The Pennsbury School District has announced that all schools will be closed for students on Friday, March 13 for deep cleaning and instructional planning should the district need to close for an extended period in the future.
LOWER MAKEFIELD >> The Pennwood Middle School is bringing the tap-dancing musical spectacular, “42nd Street” to the stage for three performances only on March 13 at 7 p.m. and March 14 at 2 and 7 p.m.
LOWER MAKEFIELD >> The Pennsbury High School Environmental Science Club has won Lower Makefield’s 2019 Environmental Stewardship Award.
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.