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Global climate change is a serious threat, and many communities in Central Bucks are developing plans for local climate action. As a large energy consumer and the third largest district in …

Last February, Pennsylvania’s Commonwealth Court declared that our system for funding public schools, grades K-12, is actually unconstitutional; it deprives children living in poor communities …

On Nov. 22, 1963, I was just 20 years old and had not been old enough to vote for John F. Kennedy in 1960. Our mother was a staunch Republican, so his name was rarely mentioned with much …

To everyone who supported my candidacy for Council Rock School Board, I extend my heartfelt gratitude. Your confidence has inspired me, even further, to work tirelessly for the betterment of our kids …

Loser in a room full of winners

I was in a huge ballroom with so many friends, allies and candidates from all over Bucks County — Steve Santarsiero, Bob Harvie, Diane Marseglia, every Central Bucks School Board candidate on the …

In 1954, the civic leaders of Pennsbury School District laid the cornerstone for what would become, through five decades of expansion and renovation, the Pennsbury West High School. They could not …

1. The League of Women Voters is an outgrowth of the Suffrage Movement. First proposed in Congress in 1878, the 19th Amendment, giving women the right to vote, was passed in 1919 and ratified in …

We lost a member of the arts community recently: Materese Roche. Let me tell you about her. I keep returning to a conversation Materese and I had in the supermarket parking lot about a dozen years …

Among the many blessings in my life is the opportunity to serve the good people of Bucks County. As a county prosecutor from the late 1980s until 2010, I worked hard to protect our families and our …

Parents are often hailed as a child’s first teacher, and rightfully so. However, it is important to recognize that they are not the only ones responsible for a child’s education and …

Local newspapers are not dead. According to the Pew Research Center, traffic has been steadily increasing. The reasons are varied and include factors like online subscriptions. People are realizing …

To the esteemed members of the Nockamixon Environmental Advisory Committee and to the residents of Nockamixon Township: It is with great pleasure and admiration that we, at Well Manager LLC, commend …

To the esteemed members of the Nockamixon Environmental Advisory Committee and to the residents of Nockamixon Township:It is with great pleasure and admiration that we, at Well Manager LLC, commend …

Parents are often hailed as a child’s first teacher, and rightfully so. However, it is important to recognize that they are not the only ones responsible for a child’s education and …

Among the many blessings in my life is the opportunity to serve the good people of Bucks County. As a county prosecutor from the late 1980s until 2010, I worked hard to protect our families and our …

Local newspapers are not dead. According to the Pew Research Center, traffic has been steadily increasing. The reasons are varied and include factors like online subscriptions. People are realizing …

Like dozens of other dog owners who walk their pets there, in addition to the scores of parents who bring their children to play soccer on the sports fields at the recently expanded Holicong Park, I …

Foster child, a label that represents me — a child raised by someone who is not their biological or adoptive parents or a needy child, such as one living in an impoverished country, supported or …

As we enter another election cycle it is important that we acknowledge the unsung heroes who help to make our democracy work: the behind-the-scenes election administrators, volunteers, election …

What a confession. Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick, a self-proclaimed Republican moderate, voted for an unqualified, unknown, extremist, inexperienced, 2020 election denier for Speaker of the House and second …

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