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Flemington Community Partnership presents Hunterdon Harvest Fest

Due to the inclement weather forecasted, Flemington Community Partnership’s 2nd Annual Hunterdon Harvest Fest, scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 1, has been postponed to Saturday, Oct. 29, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Perkasie hosts “corny” 21st annual Fall Festival

Perkasie Borough made the difficult decision to cancel the Fall Festival scheduled for noon, Sunday Oct. 2.

Democrats discuss education, jobs and other issues at candidate forum

Four Central Bucks-area Democratic candidates for state representative and senate all seem to agree: Pennsylvania needs to invest much more in publicly funded pre-kindergarten …
Local News
A 25-year-old man entered an open plea on Thursday, Sept. 29, to attempted murder and related charges for shooting Yardley Police Chief Joseph Kelly and attempting to shoot a Bucks County Adult …
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced today that Route 32 (River Road) and Point Pleasant Pike will be closed and detoured for maintenance operations in Bucks …
Following an impassioned plea from a local astronomer, Nockamixon officials have promised help with alleviating light pollution from a recently completed commercial project that interferes with …
It started with quail, specifically quail eggs. When a family friend wanted to know which of his quail were laying the largest eggs, Ethan Benjamin Shlossberg was intrigued. Then an eighth …
Route 263 has reopened between River and Centre Bridge roads, following 391 days of substantial rebuilding by PennDOT contractors. A significant section of the roadway was completely washed out by …
Transportation provider, First Student, attended the New Hope-Solebury School Board meeting on Sept. 22 to iron out problems at the beginning of the school year.
Administrators at two Central Bucks School District schools have instructed teachers not to recognize a student’s request to be called a different name than is listed in the district’s …
Citing the dramatic environmental damage caused by single-use plastic bags, Doylestown Borough hopes to adopt an ordinance to ban retail businesses from providing customers with the bags and …
New Hope Borough Council at its meeting Sept. 20, heard a plea for support for the Devil’s Tea Table Alliance. In response, Council President Connie Gering said the council will discuss a …
The complaints have been numerous. And now, Wrightstown officials are looking to impose regulations on the usage of fireworks within township borders.
Cocktails on the Terrace, a 70th anniversary celebration of the Bucks County Symphony Orchestra, took place Sept. 24 at the Doylestown Country Club.
Amy and Sanjay Batra, a couple joined by both science and marriage, clearly are as creative with their spelling as they have been in their careers in the pharmaceutical industry.
Sports

Eatherton ignites Quakertown offense; Panthers shut out CR South

Senior running back John Eatherton scored both Quakertown TDs to lead the Panthers past SOL Continental foe Council Rock South 16-0 Friday night.

CR North fades late in loss to Bensalem

Things were lining up reasonably well for the host Council Rock North football team in its Saturday, Sept. 24 Suburban One Continental game with Bensalem. Then, in a few decisive minutes late …

Pennridge edges CR North in battle of SOL girls soccer powers

After twice striking the goalpost a few minutes earlier, Pennridge girls soccer star Tori Angelo was determined to break through and hit the back of the net.

Furlong’s McGough named to Big South Conference honor roll

Eugene McGough of Furlong has been named to the Big South Conference’s 2021-22 Presidential Honor Roll. McGough plays baseball for Radford University and ended the 2021-22 academic year with a …

Quakertown battles through growing pains

For Quakertown head boys soccer coach Bill James, it is a waiting game. With a young team, James understands patience truly can be a virtue. His club entered this season off a 2-16 season …

On the Run: Hallman’s Ironman gem inspires new bid for US Olympic Marathon Trials

As if marathon running wasn’t enough, Steve Hallman decided he needed a change – and go even farther in the process. The Langhorne native, who recorded a brilliant time of 2:22 at the Berlin Marathon in 2018, did less racing than usual during the pandemic but came back with a flourish this year.

Lock Haven student-athletes earn academic accolades

The Division 2 Athletics Directors Association (D2 ADA) recently announced the 2021-22 recipients of the Academic Achievement Awards, and a total of 97 Lock Haven University student-athletes earned …

One final honor: Banners at CB East recognize ’21 PIAA silver medalists

For Holden Emery and Ella Derstine, it’s one final honor from their high school. Both track athletes, who graduated in 2021, have their names on banners in the gym at Central Bucks …

Soccer: Younger Lions still roar loudly

Just three players on the Faith Christian 23-man soccer roster are seniors. Yet Faith Christian still looks like Faith Christian, the side that has made two consecutive appearances in the class A …
Community
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Designer Garden
Ann Martin of Ann E M Landscape Design created this “Herbal Delight” space at the BucksCounty Designer House & Gardens, Broadhurst in Buckingham Township.
Recipe of the Week: Easton Garlic Fest celebrates ingredient used throughout the world
Pungent garlic is one of those foods people either love or hate. When we like it, it flavors our sauces, turns sweet when we roast it, and helps boost our immune systems. Fans of garlic will …
Friends of Peace Valley Nature Center plans Fall Harvest Sampler
The community is invited to the 6th annual Fall Harvest Sampler at 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 7, at Peace Valley Nature Center, 170 N. Chapman Road, Doylestown.
Minsi Trails Council honors Lehigh business leaders
The Boy Scouts of America, Minsi Trails Council honored Tony Iannelli, president & CEO, Greater Lehigh Valley Chamber of Commerce, and Don Cunningham Jr., president and CEO, Lehigh Valley …
Friends of the Doylestown Library book sale scheduled
The Friends of the Doylestown Library will host its week-long indoor book sale this fall – the first time the event has been held in four years – at the Doylestown Library Center, 150 S. Pine …
Explore PA Trail of the Year during Friends of Delaware Canal walk
The Friends of the Delaware Canal have embarked on their 34th annual Canal Walk 2022 in which they will walk almost all of the 58.9 miles of the Delaware Canal.
Cancer Support Community welcomes board members
Cancer Support Community Greater Philadelphia at Gilda’s Club has elected two new board members. Beth Fizell-Jenkins of Doylestown brings a diverse set of skills to her new role. She has …
St. Philip’s New Hope to host “Care of Creation” festival
St. Philip’s Episcopal Church Solebury, will kick off its annual “Creation Fest” Saturday, Oct. 8, with a blessing of the animals on the outdoor labyrinth, beginning at 11 a.m.
Middletown Friends Meeting celebrates World Quaker Day
It’s a meeting 340 years in the making and it’s happening Sunday, Oct. 2, at Middletown Friends Meeting in Langhorne starting at 10 a.m. as congregations from England and America worship together …
Pennridge CROP Hunger Walk slated
Members of the community are invited to participate in the 39th annual Pennridge CROP Walk for Hunger on Sunday, Oct. 9. The event is sponsored by the congregations of the Pennridge Ministerium. …
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Opinion & Editorial
Continuity is an asset to be cherished in this era of short-lived institutions and products. That’s why artists and art lovers flocked to the Phillips’ Mill in Solebury Township last …
What are the ordinary people most afraid of for America? No one can argue with the fact that the entire planet is in a situation that is dangerous. Much of what we are facing on our planet right …
Arts & Entertainment

Pennsylvania Horticultural Society announces 2023 PHS Philadelphia Flower Show theme

The Pennsylvania Horticultural Society has announced the theme of the 2023 Philadelphia Flower Show: “The Garden Electric.” The show will be held March 4 - 12 at the Pennsylvania …

Arts & Cultural Council of Bucks hosts member salon and literary arts events

Join the Arts & Cultural Council of Bucks County from noon to 4 p.m. Oct. 1 and 2, for the closing of the Fall Salon Member Show at Freeman Hall on East Court Street in Doylestown.

Tickets on sale for Mercer Museum’s Cocktails at the Castle benefit

The Mercer Museum’s annual fall fundraiser Cocktails at the Castle returns to Doylestown from 6 to 10 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 15, for a night of culinary delights and tasty cocktails, all in support of …

Project shines light on stories of Black ancestors and enslavement in America

The Maafa Commemoration Project Lehigh Valley performs at Resurrected Life Community Church in Allentown Oct. 1 and 2. The performance is co-produced by Sharon A. Brown, the Rev. Dr. Gregory …

Bucks County Playhouse Education offers in-person classes

Bucks County Playhouse in New Hope announces the lineup of in-person education programs being offered this fall. The three classes are “Breaking into the Voiceover World,” “Improv for …

Webb Telescope images celebration and star gazing slated at Grundy Library

Families and friends are invited to visit the Margaret R. Grundy Memorial Library, 680 Radcliffe St., Bristol, for a Webb Telescope First Images Celebration and Star Party from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday, …

Countryside Gallery shows artist’s plein air paintings

Countryside Gallery hosts “My True Colors” plein air painting here and in Europe, an exhibition by Bucks County native April Ann Bohmler. The show at 2 South State St., Newtown, runs through …

Cabaret features Broadway, Gilbert & Sullivan and delicious desserts

The Bucks County Gilbert & Sullivan Society presents an Autumn Dessert Cabaret, featuring songs of Broadway and Gilbert & Sullivan and delicious desserts and beverages, at 2 and 8 p.m. Saturday, …

Painter, sculptor Léni Paquet-Morant showing at Schmidtberger Fine Art Gallery

Schmidtberger Fine Art Gallery will host guest artist Léni Paquet-Morante, a Hamilton, N.J., based painter and sculptor, Oct. 1 to 30. Her contemporary interpretations of shallow water within the …

Riverside Symphonia presents Spanish guitarist Virginia Luque

The Riverside Symphonia presents “From Venice to Buenos Aires & Rio” on Saturday, Oct. 1, at the First Presbyterian Church in Lambertville, N.J. The concert will be an intimate evening of music with well-known Spanish guitarist Virginia Luque and the Riverside Symphonia Chamber Ensemble, featuring selections from the Baroque period all the …
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Business

Noteworthy Business Briefs for Sept. 29

Curtin & Heefner announced that Heather Hines and Michael Lonergan have joined the law firm. Hines will be working with the Litigation Department, one of the firm’s largest …

C&N donates $16,000 through EITC contributions to Bucks Historical Society

Financial services company C&N recently donated $16,000 to the Bucks County Historical Society under the Educational Improvement Tax Credit Program (EITC). The private nonprofit Bucks County …
Health & Wellness

St. Luke’s pediatricians urge parents to keep up with vaccinations

The recent reappearance of polio in some communities in the Northeast serves as an important reminder to parents to keep up with their child’s vaccinations – especially with school about to …

Grand View Health names chief medical officer

Dr. Michael J. Prasto, will serve as the next vice president and chief medical officer (CMO) of Grand View Health. Prasto will transition into the new role over the next few months. A …
Obituaries
Thomas I. McNutt
Thomas I. McNutt of Doylestown passed away on Saturday, Sept. 24, 2022 at Grand View Hospital. He was 87. Tom was the loving husband of Helen E. McFadden McNutt for 52 years.
Elliot Jay Charrow
Elliott Jay Charrow, age 63, passed away on Sept. 16, 2022 at Pine Run Health Center, Doylestown, Pa. He was a longtime resident of New York City, N.Y. Elliott was born on April 30, 1959 in …
Sandra Benitez
Sandra Benitez, 68, of Stockton, N.J., died at her home on Friday, Sept. 2, 2022. She was 68 years old. Born in Doylestown, Pa., Sandra was a lifelong area resident. Prior to her retirement she …
James Francis Villeré
James Francis Villeré Jr., 74, died on Aug. 28 at home in Solebury, Pa., after two years of cancer treatment. Born in New Orleans, La., and raised in California and New Jersey, he attended the …
Susan Ann Topper Beans
On Thursday, Sept. 8, 2022, Susan Ann Topper Beans passed away peacefully at Doylestown Hospital surrounded by her loving and devoted family at the age of 82.
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