Bucks County Herald

Thursday, October 8, 2015


Tour of Honor

More than 200 World War II and Korean War vets from the Delaware Valley travel to Washington, D.C., as participants of the Tour of Honor, spending the day touring war memorials.  

Chalfont seeks to join regional police force

Doylestown Borough Council approves expanding the Central Bucks Regional Police Department to include Chalfont, but it will have to reaffirm its action next month. 

Pipeline hits snag

Durham Township’s supervisors call for a moratorium on all plans for the proposed PennEast pipeline where it passes through the township “until the board’s concerns have been met.”

More houses

Another housing development is coming to Perkasie, which has suddenly become a popular destination for developers. 

More open space

Milford Township Board of Supervisors agree to purchase more than 65 acres on Brinkman Road for open space.

Sertoma presents awards

The Upper Bucks Sertoma (Service to Mankind) Club recently held its 3rd Annual Community Awards Breakfast to honor members of the community and to announce grants to nonprofit groups.

New Utility pole regulations

New Haycock Township ordinance covers utility installations.

Thorpe Farm cliffhanger goes on

A U.S. District Court judge orders the Thorpe Farm bankruptcy sale not to be finalized until she can reach a decision.

Marshall House redevelopment

A historic property in Tinicum Township that was the site of a tragic fire in 2010 receives a conditional okay for redevelopment.

Leak in canal wall

A troublesome stretch of canal along the south end of New Hope is receiving remedial work to fix a leak in the stone wall at the Locktenders House. 

Money talk

Money issues permeate the conversation as New Hope-Solebury School Board meets.

Community Day will benefit students

Fireworks, food, hayrides, games – and the chance to support high-achieving local students. Such are the lures of the 2nd Annual Hilltown Community Day.

Little Free Library for Durham

Durham Township is getting a Little Free Library, where residents can take a book and return a book with neither fees nor fines.

Help for charities

The Lambertville, N.J.,  chapter of the Knights of Columbus donates $3,536 to two area nonprofits.

Land Trust charges PennEast with trespassing

The Hunterdon Land Trust sends a cease and desist letter to PennEast after discovering contractors trespassing on the Muddy Run Preserve. 

Garden grows

The United Way of Bucks County gives $12,000 to Hope of the Harvest, a charitable garden that uses Delaware Valley University’s land to grow food for people in need.

Retired Flyer to chair NOVA event

Retired Philadelphia Flyer Bill Clement of Newtown will be honorary chair of the Network of Victim Assistance’s 2015 Galaxy Auction on Oct. 15.


Arts Fair

New Hope Arts Festival and Craft Fair features more than 160 artisan and craftsmen booths.

Milford Alive

Milford, N.J. celebrated its fourth annual community day.

Opinion and Editorials

Kathrun Finegan Clark: By the Way

A school intent on "doing it right"

Lehigh Valley Charter School for the Arts is the place where everyone understands passion and the need for free expression. 

Charles Meredith:

Women in the Catholic Church

Readers speak out on Roman Catholic priesthood. 



Bucks shut out Panthers

CB West field hockey got by Quakertown, 3-0, last Thursday at War Memorial Field.

Pirates, Lions settle for tie

Palisades and New Hope-Solebury girls’ soccer played to a 0-0 tie on Monday night in Kintnersville.

Kreider helps Eagles to win

South Hunterdon field hockey scored a 1-0 victory over Delaware Valley on Tuesday. Julia Kreider deposited the lone goal.

Lions flex muscles against Warriors

New Hope-Solebury football took command of the BAL race with a 25-8 victory over visiting Bristol on Monday.

Loving deposits game-winner at Rams

CB East girls’ soccer escaped Pennridge with a 1-0 triumph last Thursday. Emma Loving did the honors.


On the leading edge

Verizon grant bolsters Doylestown Health IT project.

Golfing to fight cancer

Buckingham golf event raises $103,600 for families battling childhood brain cancer.

Touch of the East

The first Eastern wellness center in the Bucks-Mont region opens in North Wales. 



Careers in gear

Middle Bucks Institute of Technology students attend Free Enterprise Week. 


Top scholars

Two  Solebury School students are named Commended Students in the 2016 National Merit Scholarship Program.

Trash into treasure

Trex challenges schools to collect plastic bags for recycling.

All the Buzz

Astronaut Buzz Aldren invites Pennridge students to learn from science innovators.


Camille Granito Mancuso: Chatterbox

Video playing with outrage

Violence against blacks presented as sporting event.

Elizabeth Ludlow Bowman: Tips for the Compleat Gardener

The stars of autumn

Fall asters come in all sizes.


FACT Hillbilly Bingo

It was moonshine and banjos at the F.A.C.T. Hillbilly Bingo night on Sept. 16 at the New Hope Eagle Fire Hall.


Susan S. Yeske: Dining In

More American than the apple

Mom was right when she said to eat your squash. 

Susan S. Yeske: Dining Out

Something hot

Delaware Valley Volunteer Fire Company’s spaghetti dinner in Erwinna boasts a trained chef.


"Bus Stop" opens season

Bristol Riverside Theatre begins its 29th season with a production of “Bus Stop” by William Inge.

New faces

Cantus Novus, an auditioned chamber choir based in Bucks County, begins rehearsals for its holiday program as it welcomes new members.

Bringing on Bach

Cellist Matt Haimovitz performs at Temple Judea.

Rat Packers

Sandy Hackett’s Rat Pack Show continues performances at the Bucks County Playhouse in New Hope.

Pulling the strings

Two actors, 20 puppets act out “King Lear.”

Halloween Happenings

We're getting you geared up for Halloween with a list of events in the area.


Making a living as an artist

Jessie Krause to speak at Artsbridge.

Silent auction

Mike Mann will present two recent paintings in a silent auction at the 22nd annual wine tasting at the Stockton, N.J., fire house.

‘Local Pilgrimage’

Daniel Anthonisen exhibits recent work at Travis Gallery.


Rodon Group hosts Manufacturing Day

Several dozen people gathered together at the Rodon Group in Hatfield to discuss the benefits of clean manufacturing jobs.

Alzheimer's program initiated

The Home Instead Senior Care office of Bucks County has begun a new campaign designed to educate the community and make it more Alzheimer's friendly.





Spiritual Side

Trinity of Solebury serves others on Outreach Day

More than 60 members of Trinity Episcopal Church in Solebury gathered Sept. 13 to begin hands-on service projects in Lambertville, N.J., Doylestown, Bristol and Philadelphia.

Doylestown church reaches out

Doylestown Methodist Church plans to reach out to individuals who aren't members and in need of support with no strings attached.

St. Paul's Lutheran Church welcomes guest preacher

Dr. Thomas G. Long, Bandy Professor of Preaching at Emory University, will serve as guest preacher at St. Paul's Lutheran in Doylestown on Sunday, Oct. 18.




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