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Over the past eight years, the Pennridge School District has been in decline. In 2015, our school was ranked 54th in the state. The 2022 rankings indicated a significant drop to 145th.Staff morale is …

Few would argue that well-informed voters are vitally necessary for democracy to survive and thrive. Only well-informed voters have a chance to consistently make rational decisions on what/who can …

Many of the most contentious issues of our time revolve around human sexuality. Presently the most notable of these are care of transgender persons and the legality of abortion. But whether one …

In Pennridge, a crossroads approaches

The Pennridge community and its children are near and dear to my heart. For the past 30 years I have had the privilege of playing an active role in the Pennridge School District. First, I was a parent …

In responding to a local reporter who recently wrote a newspaper article on “transparency,” I inquired as to why the members of the Democrat slate of Pennridge School Director candidates did not …

A recent Letter to the Editor (“Together for Council Rock” ironically named, Oct. 12) misled local voters about the stakes of our upcoming Council Rock School Board election. In fact, Council …

“I swore never to be silent whenever and wherever human beings endure suffering and humiliation. We must always take sides. Neutrality helps the oppressor, never the victim. Silence encourages the …

Here’s how to get ready for Nov. 7

What’s happening on Nov. 7? “We, the People” will be voting in the Fall 2023 General Municipal Election. We will be deciding who will represent us in a variety of state (judges), county, …

Tinicum Township is well known for its crystal clear streams and rivers, its rolling hills and its acres upon acres of preserved woodlands and meadows. But what’s less well known is that none of it …

Worthington for Plumstead supervisor

As elected officials in Plumstead Township, we talk to residents all the time about why they moved to the township and what they like about our township. And whether they have lived in the township …

Restore Pennridge’s damaged legacy on Nov. 7

At a recent Pennridge school board committee meeting, I found myself watching the lights at Helman Stadium while reflecting on the state of our district.

It’s that time of year when we as citizens of this great democratic nation are privileged to exercise an important right to vote for the best leader to serve our residents on the local level.

In the Sept. 21 issue of the Herald, there was a column entitled “Extremism that has infiltrated Pennridge is rampant.” The article is important because I believe the writer has shown what may …

John Cole for Tinicum Township supervisor

About 20 years ago a guy rode his bicycle up our driveway and introduced himself. His name was John Cole and he said he knew how to keep Tinicum from being developed, one property at a time. We had …

A Sept. 21 guest opinion (I reported a gun at a Central Bucks meeting. Here’s what happened next) insinuated that I, as Central Bucks School Board President, ignored a potential safety situation at …

West Rockhill Township deserves a change in leadership, and I am running to be that change. Incumbent Jay Keyser has been in office for 18 years and has taken approximately $500K of our tax dollars to …

In Tinicum Township’s supervisors race, the Democrat candidate has served on committees and commissions, gaining limited insight into township governance. On the other hand, Republican candidate …

Pennridge is worth protecting

As a nominee on the “Protect Pennridge” slate of candidates for Pennridge School Board, I’m proud that each of us comes from a different background with our own set of life experiences and …

Barbara Vees talks about bringing a “New Culture of Leadership” to the Pennridge School Board in her recent (Sept. 14) article. How could this even be possible when the ones causing the issues …

Thirty-two years ago, in 1991, Doylestown Township made a $7.1 million investment in the future of our community, purchasing 155 acres of farmland and turning it into a park for our …

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