Friday, February 12, 2016
U. Bucks wildlife gets nod from state officials
Status reports from the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission gave good grades to Upper Bucks County’s wildlife status.
U. Makefield okays Diabase farm easement
Upper Makefield supervisors opted to buy a conservation easement to protect the 132-acre Diabase Farm, but the vote came with its own controversy.
Cybsersonics team asks for novel funding
Palisades School District has an award-winning Cybersonics team that has proposed a novel way of funding the group’s program.
Rebranded as "Community at Rockhill”
The former Rockhill Mennonite Community continuing-care facility has rebranded itself as the Community at Rockhill.
Meeting with DEP offers hope on quarry
Representatives of Solebury Township, Solebury School and the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection came together for a hopeful meeting on a Solebury quarry.
Missing link set for two local trails
Plans for the missing link for trails in Doylestown and Solebury is in its final design stage, according to consultants for the project.
New Hope library renovation nearly finished
Sometime in March the Free Library of New Hope and Solebury will close temporarily in order to return to its newly renovated home.
Doylestown hears plans for 12 new units
The Doylestown Township supervisors heard about plans for 12 housing unitts Zaveta Custom Home plans to build on Lower State Road.
Pending legislation would move fee rates to state agency
The Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission hopes to soon see the introduction of legislation that would authorize the state agency to establish the fees it charges.
Perkasie to ask residents about trash options
Perkasie Brough residents soon will receive a letter asking their opinion on options for trash collection.
NOVA shop has new manager, consignments
The NOVA Thrift Shop in Fountainville has a new manager and has resumed accepting consignment items.
Last Chance Ranch rescues sick horses
Last Chance Ranch in Quakertown recently helped rescue more than 16 neglected horses, some of which were unable to stand.
Landowners to rip up pipeline agreements
Landowners will meet to publicly rip up the permanent easement agreements they have received from UGI Energy Services for the proposed PennEast Pipeline.
League of Women Voters hears Army vet
Aryanna Berringer, a veteran of the U.S. war in Iraq, was the guest speaker during a recent program by the League of Women Voters in Doylestown.
Great Backyard Bird Count this weekend
Audubon Pennsylvania will hold its annual count of birds in the state at various venues throughout the state.
The Phillips’ Mill Community Association’s third Youth Art Exhibition, features the art work of students attending 14 of the area's public and private schools.
Thompson Memorial Presbyterian Church in Solebury Twp. held a chili cook-off with proceeds benefiting Fisherman's Mark in Lambertville, N.J.
The Americana photography exhibition opening reception at the Pennsylvania Center for Photography, 181 East Court St., Doylestown, took place Jan. 29.
Children know what love is
No Valentine’s Day required.
Predicitions by a pro
Possibility of brokered convention looms large.
Faith trips up New Hope
Faith Christian girls’ basketball won the BAL Constitution thanks to its 38-30 victory at New Hope on Saturday.
Bucks dump Abington for SOL title
CB West boys’ basketball defeated Abington, 39-34, in the SOL championship final on Monday.
Rams take Long way to hoops title
Dan Long scored 33 points as Pennridge boys’ basketball captured the SOL Continental with a 77-60 victory at Quakertown last Thursday.
Lions nudge Church Farm
New Hope-Solebury wrestling ripped Church Farm, 52-24, last Wednesday to remain perfect in the BAL.
Patriots celebrate football signees
CB East football congratulated seniors Alex Gibson, Lamine Nouck-A-Nwal, Jack Lamb and Tommy Strasburger for signing their Letters of Intent last Wednesday.
Red Cross urges blood donations this month
The American Red Cross urges all who are able to remember to donate blood this month to help avoid wintertime shortages.
Summer camp open house at Newtown club
The Newtown Athletic Club will host an open house for its summer camp on Sunday, Feb. 20.
Registration open for ColorFun walk, run
Pre-registration is open for the ColorFun 5K Run/Walk and Colorfest Party May 22 in Morrisville.
Conversation hearts a Valentine tradition
Dip into a box of conversation hearts to send a Valentine’s Day message, or bake your own conversational cookies.
A chance to dine again at Hotel du Village
If you miss dining out at the European-style Hotel du Village in New Hope, a special six-course tasting dinner will let you return.
Voices symposium a prelude to concert
A free symposium by Voices chorus will be held as a precursor to the Durufle Requiem concert scheduled for March 6.
Women star in “Taste of Things to Come”
There is never a dull moment in the female-dominated “A Taste of Things to Come,” currently at the Bucks County Playhouse.
Bucks County Symphony spotlights French horn soloist
French hornist Scott Brubaker is featured in the Bucks County Symphony Orchestra's Winter Concert on Sunday, Feb. 21.
“Nunsense A-men!” returns to New Hope for 3 shows
There will be three opportunities this weekend to see the musical-comedy “Nunsense ... A-men!” presented by the Downtown Performing Arts Center.
“Wonders of Nature” at Nancy Lloyd gallery
“Wonders of Nature” with works by Ken Sanford and Glenn Heller, opens March 5 at Nancy Lloyd Fine Art in New Hope.
Local artist exhibits at New York gallery
“The Breast and the Sea,” stories and images by author Rebecca Pine and Bucks County photographer Miana Jun, is the current exhibit at Soho Photo Gallery in New York City.
Crossroads Bake Shop show local artist’s work
Watercolorist Margaret DiSimo Kavchok is the latest artist chosen to exhibit her work at Crossroads Bake Shop in Doylestown.
"Focus on Hopewell" is Gallery 14 exhibit
Gallery 14 in Hopewell, N.J. will open its exhibit, “Focus on Hopewell” Feb. 12 with a reception from 6 to 8 p.m.
Delaware River Basin Commission Receives Valentines from Thousands Urging a Commitment for Seven Independent Hearings on PennEast Pipeline
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