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Parental rights came to the forefront of the public education debate during the pandemic, and they continue to be a hot topic. In its now-infamous 2021 letter to the U.S. Department of …

Seven suggested sequential steps to voting smart on November 8

It’s time to get ready. The upcoming general election on Tuesday, Nov. 8, will have very important consequences for Bucks County, Pennsylvania, and the country. Our democracy is at …

There have been more than 1 million deaths in the United States from COVID- 19 and more than 6.5 million worldwide since the beginning of the pandemic. For the unvaccinated, under-vaccinated and …

Hi, neighbors! It’s us, Pearl S. Buck International, longtime resident of the Hilltown/Perkasie/Dublin area. We wouldn’t blame you for not knowing who we are – located down a long …

Rolling Harvest Food Rescue is inviting the community to celebrate with us as we mark the milestones of a decade of farm-based food rescue and the four million pounds of healthful, fresh food …

In China, Malaysia and Taiwan, teachers are held in the same high regard as doctors. Teaching in Finland is so prestigious and sought-after a profession that only one in five applicants is admitted …

This is one of my all-time favorite quotes. Early in my career as a journalist, I was having a bad day. This very experienced newspaperman who was one of my first bosses asked me what I thought my job as a journalist was. After I gave him the typical journalism school answer, he recited Dunne’s quote to me, and it has stuck with me since I was that 21-year-old novice journalist.

It was June 2020. I was finishing ninth grade, which turned out to be the first year of several of my pandemic education. I was in a class (which means online in my bedroom) and my teacher …

The three categories of eligible voters: AVs, SVs, and NVs

Uncle Sam wants YOU! So does Pennsylvania. So does Bucks County. They want you to vote in the critically important upcoming midterm election on Tuesday, Nov. 8.

No issue in recent history has divided Bucks County residents more than the Point Pleasant water project, known familiarly as the “Pump.” First proposed in the 1960s, the plan was designed to …

America’s most famous bridge-building family, the Roeblings, were based in New Jersey but did few projects in neighboring Bucks County. Three Roebling-connected bridges in our county are easily …

It seemed like out of the blue came the news of an urgent need for heart valve surgery to repair my leaky heart from my trusted cardiologist Dr. John Harding. Even though the news was bleak, …

I recalled some childhood memories after reading the articles about Fanny Chapman Pool – “Fanny Chapman Pool marks 95th anniversary” and “At Age 95 Chapman Pool still one of the coolest …

Science With a Smile: The “Awww” Factor

Nobody doesn’t like a baby (apologies to Sara Lee). Kittens, puppies, downy ducklings, human infants, and now the newest paleontological star, baby Nun Cho Ga, a month-old woolly mammoth; we …

As we approach the anniversary of Hurricane Ida, which struck the City of Lambertville with particular severity, it is incumbent on us to reflect on the impact Ida had and is still having on the …

Just say no, to water/sewer privatization

If you’re a Bucks County Water and Sewer Authority customer you’ve recently received a notice they’re considering a formal acquisition of our “public water/sewer system“ totaling, an …

This summer, the Coalition Against Hunger can help children located in the counties of Philadelphia, Bucks, Chester, Delaware and Montgomery find sites where they can eat free meals with no proof …

Country line dancing! Who knew?

This is so much more than the Electric Slide you did at your cousin’s wedding. I was at a bar called Artie’s in Frenchtown, N.J. It had a mellow country vibe with lots of wood and a low …

Reflections: Happening here

The events of Jan. 6, 2021 did not show the first attempt to overthrow a president of the United States, but the second. The first was in 1933, led by Wall Street executives. It was foiled, …

New Vitae Wellness and Recovery is partnering with Nockamixon State Park in a program to protect the local population of bluebirds through the donation of hand-built nesting boxes.

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