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The 100th anniversary of the freeing of the narrow and functionally obsolete Washington Crossing Toll-Supported Bridge is at hand. According to published accounts, the bridge’s toll …

Reflections: Common copout

“I’m not a lawyer, but ... “ That’s a common phrase often used by talk show commentators, and it implies that only lawyers understand the meanings of words.

The following is a letter that members of the Bucks County Mental Health/Developmental Programs Advisory Board sent to each of the Bucks County representatives and senators, calling for an increase in state funding for mental health programs.

Dateline: 4.35 billion years ago. RNA forms spontaneously on basalt glass!

Juneteenth—also known as Freedom Day, Jubilee Day, Liberation Day or Emancipation Day, became a National Holiday on June 19, 2021 after President Joe Biden signed it into law.

There has been much talk recently about Christian Nationalism and its role in American government. There is an undercurrent of fear among many that other belief systems will somehow be made secondary …

On May 4, Bucks County Opportunity Council (BCOC) was honored by the Bucks County Commissioners with a proclamation to celebrate Community Action Month in Bucks County. Community Action emerged from …

There is a political narrative being espoused by conservative politicians this election cycle which is “Pro-Life and Pro-Gun.” It is my contention that one cannot be both. This message is …

A gun referendum in November

November’s general election in America will be a referendum on gun control. All members of the House of Representatives and one-third of the senators will be on ballots throughout the …

SARS-CoV-2 that causes COVID-19 kills over a million in the US, avian influenza H5N1 (aka Bird Flu) is responsible for tens of millions of poultry sacrificed to avoid further agricultural devastation …

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Last weekend (May 14) a gunman shot and killed 10 people, all of them Black, and wounded several others at a grocery store in Buffalo, N.Y. A violent screed attributed to the suspect, who is white, …

They traded jokes and compliments. They shared memories. They were as polite to one another as they could be. And mostly, they found themselves in agreement on many of the issues facing Americans …

LWV: Fix Harrisburg

Now that the Primary Election is over, the weekly message to you in the Bucks County Herald from the League of Women Voters of Bucks County will focus on other issues of relevance to defending our …

The winners of Tuesday’s Republican primaries are likely to come away with a small plurality of votes. By some polling estimates, eventual winners today may have as little as 25% of the vote. In …

Marion M Kyde: It’s Science

Some places are getting hotter; some are getting wetter. Storms are getting wilder and more frequent. Fires, droughts, flash floods, heatwaves – extreme weather conditions damage food crops in …

Dementia Society of America (DSA) has designated May as America’s National Dementia Awareness Month. This will establish an annual period on the calendar and help drive an intense, national focus …

The first history of Bucks County’s iconic covered bridges will go on sale publicly on May 20. “Wooden Treasures: The Story of Bucks County’s Covered Bridges” is a project five years in the …

What is the League of Women Voters?

Welcome to the first of a continuing series of short articles from the Bucks County Chapter of the League of Women Voters (LWVBC). The Bucks County Herald, in the interest of public service, has …

What does LWV do?

In last week’s League of Women Voters piece in the Herald, we introduced you to the League of Women Voters (LWV). This week, we expand on telling you about the League, by Introducing you to …

Are you eligible to vote?

To vote in a federal, state or local election, you must be (1) a U.S. citizen (for at least 30 days), (2) be age 18 on or before election day, (3) meet your state’s residency requirements, and …

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