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Dublin’s new post office open for business

The new Dublin Post Office, located at 301 Station Drive, Suite 101, Dublin Pa., officially opened at 8 a.m. Monday, Aug. 1. “We want to thank the Dublin customers for their patience and …

It’s time to vote for the 'Best of the Region'

At over 34,000 votes, our Best of the Region is having an excellent inaugural contest. Be a part of it and vote for your favorites through Aug. 10.
Local News
It was a celebratory summer evening as theater-lovers from far and wide gathered in Buckingham, to support the nonprofit Oscar Hammerstein Museum and Theatre Education Center (OHMTEC) in its quest to …
The Central Bucks School Board voted at its July 26 meeting to hire the firm Devine + Partners in an attempt to repair strained public relations and improve the school district’s image.Doing so …
Several Bucks County communities are receiving funds to improve traffic signals and other safety measures, thanks to the state’s Green Light-Go grants. As part of an approximately $37.8 million …
The Central Bucks Regional Police Department joins just 15 percent of law enforcement agencies across Pennsylvania in being awarded accreditation from the Pennsylvania Law Enforcement Accreditation …
It’s an exciting time at the 228-year-old Buckingham Friends School. The township board of supervisors at its July 27 meeting unanimously granted preliminary and final land development approval …
According to data from the Family Service Association of Bucks County (Family Service) Call Center, children in every socioeconomic group across Bucks County are experiencing unprecedented mental …
Lower Makefield Township’s swimming pools complex resembled a movie set recently when American Red Cross staff members and others hired by the ARC gathered on July 26 and 27 to shoot videos and …
Lisa Voorhees has been elected president of the Greater Lambertville Chamber of Commerce. She has served as a board member for two years and most recently as secretary.
Perhaps the third time will be a charm. A planned July 27 hearing on a proposed age-restricted development, The Venue, that’s been at the center of controversy in Hilltown was postponed at …
The Wrightstown Board of Supervisors has adopted an ordinance that aims to address a type of nuisance noise in the township. At a public meeting on Aug. 1, supervisors passed a new local law …
Two state grants are being utilized to support Snipes Farm & Education Center’s mission to share produce with seniors in the community and provide education to low-income children through its summer camp program.
The state Supreme Court has upheld Pennsylvania’s mail ballot law, preserving a popular voting method that passed the legislature with bipartisan support but was later challenged by Republican …
Sports

Ladies first! Doylestown’s Kate Dalton wins Grade 1 stakes at Spa

On July 20, Kate Dalton enjoyed one heck of a Spa Day. Down Royal, the lone mare in a seven-horse field, rallied from sixth place to defeat Chief Justice by a neck in the 2 1/16th mile …

Local softball team repeats

The Ball Busters won their second straight New Hope/Lambertville Fitness Softball Championship, winning 13-10 over an undefeated John N Peter’s ball club. The Ball Busters had big late inning …

Doylestown’s Joseph Anton named to All-Academic team

Joseph Anton of Doylestown is one of 25 Lebanon Valley College ice hockey players named to the United Collegiate Hockey Conference All-Academic team for the 2021-2022 season. Anton, a graduate of …

Blazers stave off elimination in playoffs

The ACBL’s best regular season team is still alive in the playoffs. Top seeded Quakertown hosted the Bergen Metros in a Tuesday doubleheader in the best of three Wolff Division …

Newtown’s Riley Sheehy earns Academic All-Big Ten honors

Riley Sheehy of Newtown is one of 111 University of Iowa student-athletes named to the 2022 spring Academic All-Big Ten team. The list includes student-athletes from baseball (10), men’s golf …

CB East’s Pat Keller ready to lead Patriots’ charge this fall

Central Bucks East head football coach John Donnelly recalls watching Pat Keller in middle school and forming a positive image of his quarterback. “I remember seeing Pat in seventh grade for …

Tennis: Amelia Honer making big impact in Big West

It’s walking distance from the UC Santa Barbara tennis center to the beach. Yet that temptation did not distract Amelia Honer – or her Gauchos teammates – last spring.
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It’s time to vote for the 'Best of the Region'
At over 34,000 votes, our Best of the Region is having an excellent inaugural contest. Be a part of it and vote for your favorites through Aug. 10.
Recipe of the Week: Cobblers, crisps, crumbles, betties, grunts
With all of the juicy peaches, nectarines, blackberries and raspberries currently in season locally, I have been thinking about cobblers, crisps, crumbles, betties and grunts.
Blessing Boxes
The Rev. Jeffrey A. Wargo, senior pastor, at St. Stephen’s UCC in Perkasie, stands next to the Blessing Boxes, which the church has set up for non-perishable foods, paper products, toiletries, …
Central Bucks Rotary raises funds to benefit Shamrock Reins
The Central Bucks Rotary Club made a $10,000 donation to benefit Shamrock Reins at its meeting Tuesday, July 19.
Book donations resume at Doylestown Library
The Friends of the Doylestown Library will begin accepting book donations again on Friday, Aug. 12. Gently used books, as well as audio book CDs, will be accepted daily in the donation bin at the …
Conwell-Egan Catholic named Reading Olympics champions
Conwell-Egan Catholic School (CEC) has been awarded first place in the Bucks County Reading Olympics Competition. On April 20, CEC’s Reading Olympics team, “Read S’More,” competed in the …
Campers spread kindness
Summer campers at Chesterbrook Academy Preschool in Newtown recently donated more than $300 to Cradles to Crayons, an organization that provides children living in homeless or low-income …
QNB Bank donates $40,000 to local education organizations
QNB Bank has donated $40,000 to local education organizations through the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania’s Educational Improvement Tax Credit (EITC) program.
C&N donates $30,000 to Plumstead Christian School
C&N, a financial services company across Pennsylvania and New York, recently donated $30,000 to Plumstead Christian School under the Educational Improvement Tax Credit Program …
Lebanon Valley College’s Zachary Klein receives departmental award
Zachary Klein of Quakertown was recognized for academic achievement during Lebanon Valley College’s Social Sciences Award ceremony hosted as part of the College’s Inquiry celebration.
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Opinion & Editorial
Happy to be here
I’m writing from a new office this week, the third for the Bucks County Herald – five in a Hollyberry Square storefront, almost 15 just down the road in Lahaska, in a remodeled house whose …
We’ve talked often about phases of life and about people’s “stuff.” I state up front that those of us who have been able to work, accomplish our goals, and have stuff are the lucky ones; we …
Arts & Entertainment

Roxey Ballet Company hosts first annual River Dance Festival

The Roxey Ballet Company, Inc. hosts the first annual River Dance Festival, Aug. 26, 27, 28 at the Music Mountain Theater in Lambertville, N.J.

Connections formed in artist’s exhibition

Silo 6776 presents Beatricia Sagar’s “We Are All Connected” Art Project through Sept 5, at 6776 Upper York Road, New Hope. Visit Silo 6776 online for information.

George Point: Book Talk!

“Graceland, at Last: Notes on Hope and Heartache from the American South” (Milkweed Editions) is a collection of over 60 essays by author Margaret Renkl selected from those that have graced the …

Jazz Sanctuary wows Delaware Valley Music Club

Delaware Valley Music Club’s spring gala event “Music Throughout the Years” June 5 celebrated Big Band music featuring the rhythms and melodies of history’s greatest jazz artists including …

Cancer Support Community of Greater Philadelphia slates fall fundraisers

Cancer Support Community of Greater Philadelphia is gearing up for three fundraisers this fall. Cancer Support Community Greater Philadelphia provides free programs to anyone with any cancer at …

Philly Folk Festival 60th anniversary artist lineup announced

Philadelphia Folk Festival has announced the initial lineup for its 60th anniversary event taking place Aug. 18 to 21, at its idyllic home, Old Pool Farm, 1323 Salford Station Road, Upper Salford …

Talk set on “The Good Americans: His Majesty’s Loyal American Troops”

The Trent House Association presents a talk by Todd Braisted on the colonists who joined the British in their fight against their fellow Americans during the Revolutionary War. The free program will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 7, both in-person at the Trent House Visitor Center, 15 Market St., Trenton, N.J., and via Zoom at tinyurl.com/THTalkAug7. Space at the Visitor …

Novelist Bonnie Kistle appearing at the Doylestown Bookshop

The Doylestown Bookshop welcomes author Bonnie Kistler for an in-person event, to discuss and sign copies of her novel, “The Cage,” at 6 p.m. Friday, Aug. 12.

DCP comedy asks “Who is the ideal woman?”

Join DCP Theatre when it presents the comedy “Mrs. California” by Doris Baizley Aug. 18 to 28. Set in pre-women’s lib 1955, “Mrs. California” is a peek into the past as homemakers …

New late night horror series at Acme

Gearing up for the first annual Lambertville Halloween Film Festival, the Acme presents the Midnight Film Society, at 10 p.m. Friday, Aug. 5. An ACME Screening Room event that focuses on …
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Business

Karen Gross slates media and mentorship event

She Rocked It, a media and mentorship platform for creative, courageous women, presents a live event in Asbury Park, N.J., in partnership with the Transparent Clinch Gallery, which features work by the well-known rock photographer Danny Clinch.

Noteworthy business briefs for Aug. 4

Prime members in the Delaware Valley can now shop products from the stores of their favorite brands on the Amazon app and Amazon.com and have their purchases delivered to their …
Health & Wellness

Grand View Hospital recognized by U.S. News and World Report

Grand View Hospital has been recognized as a “High Performer” for knee replacement, hip replacement, hip fractures, heart failure and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) by U.S. News and …

St. Luke’s announces return of Camp Crossroads

St. Luke’s Penn Foundation announced the return of Camp Crossroads, an overnight weekend camp that provides a safe, supportive and educational environment for youth ages nine through 12 who have …
Obituaries
Lucille Itzikson Adler
Lucille Itzikson Adler, originally from Newark, N.J., Edison, N.J., and more recently of New Hope, Pa., passed away peacefully on July 31, 2022. She was 86 years …
H. Gerald Gilton
H. Gerald Gilton “Gerry” of Mechanicsville, Pa., passed away at his residence on Sunday, July 24, 2022, surrounded by his family. He was 83.
Marie Botti Nanni
Marie Botti Nanni, 100, died peacefully on Wednesday July 27, 2022, surrounded by her loving family.
Eugene J. Venettone
Eugene J. “Gene” Venettone, 87, passed away peacefully on July 24. A lifelong resident of Lambertville, N.J., Gene was a member of St. John the Evangelist Roman Catholic Church and attended …
Sally B. Davis
Sally B. Davis, 73, passed away with her loving family near her side on Thursday July 14, 2022 after a long battle with cancer. Born in Kenvil, N.J., Sally lived in Bound Brook, Warren, and for …
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