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Of potential interest to readers is that in Tinicum Township, Headquarters Road near the bridgeover Tinicum Creek was recently blocked up with stone and dirt by PennDOT (to prevent bicyclists from …

Like so many homes and businesses in Lambertville, the iconic Hibernia Fire Station located at 37 S. Main St. succumbed to 4 feet of flooding when the Swan Creek overflowed. Since 2017, the building …

A former American soldier who served in Afghanistan in military intelligence during several tours, Jayson Harpster, is trying to get two of his close friends and their families out of the country.

Here we go again. My “Humpty Dumpty” husband is about to take another fall. This is nothing new. He’s 85 years old, in the advanced stage of dementia and has been essentially …

In the last 18 months, much has been said about the frontlines of the COVID-19 pandemic. Now, amid the bucolic greenery of Bucks County, this frontline has extended to school board meetings, where …

Celebrating life

Since Covid I try to limit how many times I shop and try to freeze more to limit the times I need to shop. Now that there is a concern with the new variant, I needed more shelf space in my freezer.

Updating reflection on 9/11

It requires ironclad willpower not to submit to the deluge of remembrances leading up to this Saturday’s 20th anniversary of 9/11. The advertisements for specials on cable programming seem …

When Hurricane Ida descended on Lambertville, N.J. this past Wednesday night, the nonprofit for which I volunteer and on whose board I serve was assisting the city to complete final steps to release …

A dangerous new carnivore lurks in northwestern bogs – dangerous, that is, if you happen to be a tiny insect.This meat-eater, strictly speaking, is not new. Its dainty white flower was first …

I’ve been hearing recently from friends and colleagues concerned about the ability of the Delta variant to cause “breakthrough infections” in those fully vaccinated and what this …

The NAACP Bucks County branch strongly condemns the recent Pennridge School Board decision to scrap a thoughtful and well-reasoned diversity, equity and inclusion plan designed by education …

After the 2010 earthquake in Haiti, Ten Thousand Villages asked Comité Artisanal Haitien (Haitian Craft Committee) how best to help. Their reply? “Send us more orders.

A message from Haiti

The Herald regularly receives messages on the website WORK. Here’s how it’s described: “We break cycles of poverty by defining and treating root causes whith those we serve, whether …

Fall bird migration is underway and millions of birds are beginning to reach Philadelphia as they head south for the winter, newly hatched young embarking on their first migration. Bird Safe Philly …

Following are excerpts from a letter sent to the Council Rock School Board members: I am writing to voice my concern and displeasure with the board’s current approach to the COVID-19 …

A small group can make a big change

“People who differ can work together. Maybe it’s idealistic. But you can’t have goals without idealism and ambition.” — Keeley Rosenthal, Dublin Recently, over a …

County must act on drug enforcement

Early in January, the three members of Bucks County’s Board of Commissioners witnessed, as did all Americans, a disgusting, embarrassing, unpatriotic assault on the United States …

I am a resident of Chestnut Hill, Philadelphia, but own a home in Bucks County, in Lumberville, on River Road. The area is known for its tranquil surroundings, abundant charm and easy lifestyle.

On July 29, I was being a quintessential teenager: FaceTiming my friends while lounging in my room. Then my dad came in to announce that a tornado had touched down.Those of us living in Bucks County …

Beautiful menace

I’d like to alert readers that the above photo is what spotted lanternflies look like now before they make the transition to winged insects. I was fascinated by this one crawling up our screen …

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