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Last month, the new Democrat-controlled Central Bucks School Board had its first policy meeting. If you are a resident here, you should be very concerned.

Janet Hunt: Between the lines

I met Janet Hunt about 30 years ago. She ran the gallery tucked under Hamilton’s Grill in Lambertville. There was more to both our lives before that, but meeting creates a line in memory because …

I recently read a story in a local newspaper about a man named Geoffrey Holt who passed away. He lived in Hinsdale, New Hampshire. I did not know Mr. Holt, but the town of Hinsdale certainly changed …

I write to underscore the vital role that zoning laws play in safeguarding the integrity of our communities. Zoning laws are not arbitrary regulations but rather tools crafted to protect against …

It doesn’t take much to get a smile on my face and touch my heart. I was accused of being a negative person. I guess it happened when my friend Mrs. Adler, who is 103 years old, summarized what is …

Doylestown’s been doing a lot these past couple of years. Now that our marvelous Broad Street Commons Park is open, our borough administration has moved to the beautifully rehabbed and repurposed …

My wife and I moved to Lambertville from New York City three years ago to escape COVID-19 and seek a quieter lifestyle. We have met many other people who have moved to this area and are curious about …

My granddaughter just started kindergarten at her local Philadelphia school and is full of exciting recounts of what she is learning. I was not prepared, though, for her to tell me that they …

Look after our neighbors

It’s time we reject separation from each other caused by our chosen blinders, intolerance, ham-fisted maxims and all the hurly-burly of ever hastening lives. Let’s pause now and then and look out …

I very much enjoyed reading Jean Rollo’s article and photo from the Doylestown Historical Society archival records about the Trappe Family Singers who performed a Christmas concert in December 1941 …

Another holiday season is upon us and, as a senior citizen, I find myself reflecting on Christmas and how it used to be celebrated and what we do now. Christmas trees and decorations have been on …

In the November 2023 municipal election, “we the people” made our decisions about who would represent us. We voted for commissioners and row officers, township and borough officials, judicial …

When I became a physician more than 20 years ago, one of the first things I worked on was how to address unremitting, severe migraines. Since then, I’ve spent much of my energy helping to create …

My journey began with the diagnosis of ischemic heart disease, also known as coronary artery disease. I was diagnosed with this soon after my separation from the United States Air Force.

On the morning of Sept. 11, 2001, the sun shone brightly. Little did we know that this beautiful day would end as the second bloodiest on American soil in history. The dust had hardly settled when …

Indeed, a picture is worth a thousand words. In the Dec. 7 issue of the Herald, you published the photo of Ms. Karen Smith with her hand on a pile of books taking the oath of office for the Central …

The modern U.S. economy is service oriented. The rusting hulks of once-thundering factories are the only witnesses to the days gone by of this country’s industrial past. These days, with the …

Both flash floods from rain and the rising Delaware River have caused hundreds of small floods and dozens of historic floods in Lambertville’s past, with the worst, most recent Hurricane Ida floods …

The cost of saving a life

Would you do anything to save a loved one? Sharon White would for her son, Lloyd. Lloyd was struggling with an addiction, so she got naloxone in case he overdosed. Opioid reversal medication such as …

The threat is real: Reauthorize FISA Section 702

With the terrorist threat to our homeland at the highest it has been in over a decade, the question of whether to reauthorize Section 702 of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) is quite …

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