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Gratz Gallery celebrates 40th anniversary

Gratz Gallery hosted it 40th anniversary event and opening reception for “Peter Miller, Forgotten Woman of American Modernism” on Saturday, April 23.
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Governor Tom Wolf on Friday announced $130,000 in new funding for the Delaware Valley Industrial Resource Center (DVIRC), through Pennsylvania’s Manufacturing PA Training-to-Career Program (MTTC), to support a manufacturing career awareness program in multiple southeastern Pennsylvania counties where young manufacturing professionals talk to high school students about the benefits and rewards of a career in manufacturing.
HARRISBURG – After publicly announcing plans to close Fox Subacute at Warrington on March 31, Fox Subacute officially shuttered the facility's doors 45 days after the announcement on May 15. …
Flemington DIY, community arts organization, opened its doors after two years at a new space Saturday, May 14, in the heart of the Arts & Cultural District on Stangl Road.
Central Bucks School District will accept banners signifying that all 23 schools within the Central Bucks School District (CBSD) have completed the necessary requirements to be designated as a …
Associate head coach of the University of Michigan, Philip Martelli Sr., will be Delaware Valley University’s commencement speaker on May 14. Martelli will also receive an honorary degree, …
WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is issuing a public health alert due to concerns that Weis Markets’ ready-to-eat (RTE) …
Pennsylvania's primary is four days away, and state election officials want to remind people of the different ways they can vote. More than 8.7 million Pennsylvanians are registered to vote. Key races …
In anticipation of receiving tens of millions of dollars in settlement funds from national opioid litigation, Bucks County recently created an advisory committee to determine how …
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Sports

CR South boys lacrosse team beats Plymouth Whitemarsh

The Council Rock South boys lacrosse team defeated Plymouth Whitemarsh 16-8 Tuesday in Plymouth Meeting. The Golden Hawks were led by Antti Autere, who recorded five goals and six assists, and TJ …

Doylestown Rugby presents scholarships to three high school seniors

On Sunday, May 1, the Doylestown Rugby Club awarded scholarships to three high school seniors, who currently play for the Doylestown Rugby Academy, who will be attending college in the fall.

Softball: Young Golden Hawks taking flight

Council Rock South may only have one senior. But their underclasswomen are quick studies in how to win. On a beautiful Monday in Buckingham, the Golden Hawks won their fifth game out of six, a …

Plumstead elevating play in final stretch

Nick Phillipps and his teammates are playing the waiting game. The Plumstead Christian senior righthander is confident his team – a senior-heavy squad – can elevate their level of play in …

Palisades Pirates gearing up for postseason track program

For the Palisades track program, it is not a matter of rebuilding; it is a matter of reloading. Over the years, the Pirates have established themselves as one of the elite programs in the …

Doylestown Health sponsors pro cycling team

Doylestown Health is sponsoring the Doylestown Bike Works professional cycling team, which will once again compete in the annual Bucks County Classic in September. Doylestown Health continues to …

CR North girls lacrosse on cusp of snapping playoff drought; West shows grit

The Council Rock North girls lacrosse team hasn’t been to the playoffs since 2016. The Indians are hoping to end that drought this season. They took a big step toward that goal with last …

Kids’ fun at 'Sprint' is key to Sesame Place Classic’s popularity

One of the warmest sights you’re ever going to see at a local road race starts with the smiles on the faces of parents as they watch their youngsters complete the annual Sesame Sprint.
Community
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Playhouse Deck reopens with new chef, new menu, new look
After a brief hiatus and re-brand, Playhouse Deck – previously The Deck – a modern restaurant adjacent to the Bucks County Playhouse perched over the Delaware River, will open its doors …
Recipe of the Week: Asparagus is one of the highlights of spring
Versatile asparagus is one of the highlights of spring. While we wait for the arrival of other local vegetables and fruits, asparagus stalks are springing from the ground, growing as much as 10 …
Newtown Quaker Kids raise $3,300 for pre-school program
The Quaker Kids of Newtown Quaker Meeting have done it again. At the first in-person dinner at the historic Quaker Meetinghouse since the start of the COVID pandemic two years ago, the Quaker Kids …
Newtown Quaker Kids receive their Bibles
Newtown Quaker Meeting recognizes the growing maturity of the young people in the Meeting by 1) awarding Bibles to fourth graders at Easter, 2) giving copies of the Quaker Faith and Practice booklet …
St. Philip’s Episcopal Church, New Hope Celebrates host the annual 'Service for Justice'
St. Philip’s Episcopal Church, New Hope, will once again host the annual Service for Justice during New Hope Pride, at 6 p.m. Thursday, May 19, to help ground the week in its origins as a social …
Trevose Horticultural Society buzzing about beekeeping
“What’s the Buzz with Beekeeping” will be the featured program at the monthly meeting of the Trevose Horticultural Society at 7 p.m. Tuesday, May 17, at the Bensalem Senior Center, 1850 …
Washington Crossing Foundation awards scholarships
The Washington Crossing Foundation of Bristol named the winners of its scholarships for high school seniors planning careers in government service. The following local students received …
MBIT SkillsUSA students raise money for Ronald McDonald House
The Middle Bucks Institute of Technology (MBIT) student government association, SkillsUSA, coordinates school events and fundraising campaigns throughout the course of the school year.
Grey Nuns of the Sacred Heart celebrate 100 Years
The Grey Nuns of the Sacred Heart are celebrating A Century of Love, A Century of Service, one year later. The landmark celebration honors the anniversary of their foundation in 1921 and their …
In Jane Austen’s day
The docents at the Moland House gathered in their garden to welcome guest speaker Elizabeth Steele at their annual Spring Tea Fundraiser on April 24. Steele discussed Jane Austen and provided insight …
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Opinion & Editorial
Happy to be here
Christopher Canaan is a California guy, born and raised in Santa Monica, an Emmy-Award winning screenwriter and producer in Los Angeles. But for the past six years, he’s been a Bucks County guy, …
It’s spring and coming on June. Ah, the June wedding season. We all love weddings. We all love the idea of them: new love so optimistic and charming and being able to wish good things for that …
Arts & Entertainment

AOY Juried Art Show winners selected

Winners have been selected in AOY Art Center’s 10th Juried Art Show, which continues from noon to 5 p.m. Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays through May 15, at 949 Mirror Lake Road, Yardley (Upper …

New Hope Arts Center plans “Honoring the Past, Celebrating the Future" gala

New Hope Arts Center (NHA), announces its “Honoring the Past, Creating the Future” gala in honor of its 20th anniversary. The May 24 gala will be held at Hotel Du Village, benefiting the arts …

Glowing glass and never before exhibited art on view at Bethlehem museums

Historic Bethlehem Museums & Sites (HBMS) invites visitors to get “hands-on” with glass in a new exhibition: “A Glimpse Through Glass” Saturdays and Sundays through Aug. 28.

Music Mountain Theatre to host its first comedy club night

Music Mountain Theatre hosts an evening of stand up featuring international headliner Aidan Park and friends in “Sunday Funny Sunday” at 7 p.m. May 15. Park is a Los Angeles-based comedian, …

Doylestown Art League showcases members’ works

The Doylestown Art League held its opening reception Sunday, April 10 for its 62nd annual Spring Members Show after a two-year break. The show, being held at the Mercantile in the Doylestown …

Bucks jazz man Eric Mintel performs with his quartet

Bucks County’s Eric Mintel and his jazz quartet, the Eric Mintel Quartet, take the stage at the New Hope Winery at 8 p.m. Friday, May 20. Mintel is currently on tour throughout the country and …

Gallery 14 looks at world in black and white

“Exploring the World in Black and White” an exhibit by Joel Blum and Alina Marin-Bliach, opens May 14 and runs through June 12, at Gallery 14 in Hopewell, N.J. The two New Jersey artists each …

Princeton Makes Chalk Festival set to make its mark

The inaugural Princeton Makes Chalk Festival will take place from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, May 14. outside the Princeton Makes store at the Princeton Shopping Center.

Newtown Chamber Orchestra performs 'Peter and the Wolf'

The historic Newtown Theatre will host the Newtown Chamber Orchestra’s annual performance of “Peter and the Wolf” at 4 p.m. Sunday, May 15. The narrated, family-friendly concert includes …

The Phillips’ Mill Players spring musical asks “Marriage: What’s Love Got to Do with It”

The Phillips’ Mill Community Association announces the return of live theater at the Mill. The Phillips’ Mill Players will perform “Marriage: What’s Love Got to Do with It,” a musical …

Lambertville Historical Society showcases city’s first photographer

A new historical photography exhibit at Lambertville, N.J.’s, James Wilson Marshall House Museum showcases 56 images of Lambertville as it transitioned to the 20th century, remarkable portraits, …

Bach Choir Festival director Greg Funfgeld set to take final bow

On May 21, Greg Funfgeld takes his final bow. The longtime Bach Choir of Bethlehem conductor and artistic director announced his planned retirement before the coronavirus pandemic changed the …

Flemington DIY set to reopen

Flemington DIY, community arts organization, is opening its doors after two years at a new space Saturday, May 14, in the heart of the Arts & Cultural District on Stangl Road.

Doylestown Youth Arts Festival celebrates young artists, musicians

The Doylestown Youth Arts Festival is back again with another day full of festivities, music and art that will be a chance for youth to show off their hard work and talents.
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Business

Business briefs: May 12, 2022

Elaine T. Yandrisevits has been named a partner of the law firm of Antheil Maslow & MacMinn, in Doylestown. According to Mike Mills, an AMM partner and a member the firm’s …

Visit Bucks County celebrates National Travel & Tourism Week

Visit Bucks County (VBC) recognized five individuals and organizations at the National Travel & Tourism Week (NTTW) award celebration at Crossing Vineyards and Winery on Tuesday, May 3.
Health & Wellness

Grand View Health Weight Management Program earns national accreditation

Grand View Health Weight Management has earned national accreditation from the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program (MBSAQIP). This accreditation signifies …

St. Luke’s kicks off 150th anniversary celebration

One hundred fifty years ago, a star was born – St. Luke’s Hospital. St. Luke’s has been a cornerstone of the Lehigh Valley ever since. The Lehigh Valley’s oldest hospital was founded in …
Obituaries
John A. Tomlinson
John A. Tomlinson John Arthur Tomlinson died on May 8, 2022, at his home in Doylestown. During the week he was surrounded by loving family and dear friends. He was happily married to his wife, …
Dorothy Darrah
Dorothy “Susan” Darrah was born on June 25, 1948 in Lambertville, N.J. Sue, Suzie, Dottie Sue (known by all) passed away on Wednesday, April 27,2022 at her home, in …
Edward Charles Rinkus
Edward Charles Rinkus of Lambertville, N.J., died on Wednesday, April 27, 2022 at Capital Health in Hopewell, N.J. He was 72. Born in Trenton, Ed lived in the Lawrence, …
Marie Gaynor Cook
West Amwell Township, N.J.: Marie Gaynor Cook, 88, died peacefully, Tuesday, April 26 at her son Michael’s home. Born and raised in Lambertville, N.J., Marie had lived in …
Christopher Damon Trouts
The Lord called home Christopher D. Trouts, 41, of Pipersville on Sunday, April 24, 2022. He was lovingly surrounded by his family as …
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