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I spent a lovely hour last month bird-watching from the Waterview Place Condominiums parking lot in New Hope. As a swarm of pigeons landed on a nearby rooftop, and a half dozen vultures rode the wind …

I’m responding to your recent article, “Chalfont councilman wants answers to Greenway Trail questions” (June 22). As I’m the councilman who submitted the questions, I’d like to clear up a …

So the Department of Justice finally published its findings on the Minnesota police force three years after the death of George Floyd. They only confirm what people of color already know: that people …

You hear it everywhere — get outside, commune with nature, walk barefoot and ground yourself. This is so important, yet for many of us, it is advice that is ignored, and it is so needed.One …

As a parent, I have always loved the end of the school year. It’s a time of celebration and fun, but also a hard-line indicator of your child growing up. We rejoice in all they’ve learned and …

The parents, teachers, administration and board of school directors at New Hope-Solebury understand the gravity of the “new pandemic” — our nationwide mental health crisis. As the president of …

On the evening of June 5, the Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission issued a “Code Orange” air quality alert for the Delaware Valley for June 6 as smoke from Canadian wildfires blanketed …

“There is an emphasis and a great push to have Americans, and the rest of the world for that matter, to move from internal combustion engines to electric motors.” A guest opinion writer opens his …

Gun violence is still a major problem in our country today. Reading and watching extremely negative news stories is getting tiresome. Some of the violence stems from the escalation of the …

Legislature must incentivize career and technical education

In Harrisburg, Republicans believe in creating a child-first, family-focused educational experience where every graduate is prepared for the opportunity to experience earned success. We understand …

In an October 2022 Education Week article titled, “What’s the Point of Civics Education,” Rick Hess, of the American Enterprise Institute, wrote of being “gobsmacked” by the results of a …

Let’s hold the door open for everyone

On May 24, I attended my first Doylestown Human Relations Commission meeting. I am so glad I went. The program “Step Up, So Others Won’t Get Stepped On!” was an anti-bullying forum with …

Let’s face it. The Pennridge community has never been a hotbed of progressive thinking. During my junior year of high school, 1964-65, Robert Hollenbach stuck his neck out and had us read …

It seems that not a week goes by without a young Black man brutally killed by the police who are sworn to protect us all. Another family shattered, another young person’s future vanished.How can we …

Thank you for including Maximillian Driks article “Chalfont residents blast council for clearing trees with no notice for walking trail they oppose” in last week’s edition of the Herald. It is …

Due to the number of returning World War II veterans impacted by mental health issues, in 1949 Congress designated May as Mental Health Awareness Month. Today our system is underfunded and collapsing …

Ask any Pennridge parent, and you will hear story after story of our kids’ teachers going the extra mile to support students and make learning engaging. Ms. Granite and Ms. Wetzel’s Deibler …

Lambertville food pantry developing ESL program

Fisherman’s Mark is well known for food support through our Free MARKet food pantry, but there’s so much more to what we do. We advocate at every level for individuals and families in need of …

After every mass shooting there is a furtive quest to discover why the shooter would do something so horrible to other fellow human beings. It is hard to imagine why someone could take a life, let …

I read the recent opinion column from Amy McGahran (“Study the implications of bringing in a school resource officer,” April 13) concerning the issue of school resource officers and would like to …

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