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Police, safety partners participate in ‘Click It or Ticket’ mobilization for holiday weekend

Harrisburg  – With Memorial Day weekend, the unofficial start of the summer travel season, less than a week away, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT), Pennsylvania …

Acting Secretary of State gives notice of statewide recount in U.S. Senate race

Acting Secretary of State Leigh M. Chapman today issued notice that she will order a statutorily required statewide recount in the May 17 Republican primary race for a U.S. Senate seat.

Newtown Historic sets tribute to veterans

The Newtown Historic Association will have a “Memorial Day Tribute to Honor Local Military Veterans” of World War II, Korea and Vietnam on Memorial Day, Monday, May 31, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at …

Arrest made in 31-year-old murder case

After more than three decades of waiting, hoping and persevering, the family of Joy Hibbs said justice is finally going to prevail.

Council Rock School District names new superintendent, slates community meet and greet forum

The Council Rock Board of School Directors intends to formally name Dr. Andrew J. Sanko as the district’s next Superintendent of Schools and has scheduled a community forum during which the …

Bucks’ top scholar-athletes honored at Kiwanis-Herald banquet

Be it Princeton, Harvard, Villanova or the United States Naval Academy, the best and brightest of Bucks County’s scholar-athletes are headed to bigger and better things.

Kayaker dies following Delaware River rescue

A kayaker has died after being rescued Sunday from the Delaware River in New Hope. New Hope Police Chief Michael Cummings said Jonathan Gentile died Tuesday evening. He had been taken to St. …

Herald editor will step down to lead foundation

Bridget Wingert, an icon in Bucks County journalism, has announced she will step down as executive editor of the weekly Bucks County Herald in September. She will focus her energies on the …

Hearings set for controversial Venue development in Hilltown may soon begin

The fate of a proposed residential development that’s triggered a host of concerns for some residents in Hilltown could soon be decided. A hearing related to zoning issues on The Venue, a …

St. Luke’s Hospice Bike Ride slated on the D&L Trail

The 11th annual St. Luke’s Hospice Bike Ride will be held rain or shine on Saturday, June 4. It will begin at 10 a.m. at the D&L National Heritage Trail’s Lehighton Trailhead, located at 200 …

Business briefs: May 26, 2022

Antheil Maslow & MacMinn announced that eight of its attorneys have been selected for inclusion again this year in the Thomson Reuters Super Lawyers and Rising Stars …

Hunterdon Healthcare nurse receives Daisy Award

On May 10, Mansfield, N.J., resident Ashley Spinks received the Daisy Award for Hunterdon Healthcare. The award is part of the DAISY Foundation’s program to recognize the clinical skill and the …

Free CPR class scheduled in New Hope

The local tradition of having free CPR classes for the greater New Hope and Lambertville, N.J., community will continue 10 a.m. Saturday, June 4. The life-saving class, to be held at the New Hope …

SAFE in Hunterdon hosts celebration event

SAFE in Hunterdon hosts An Evening with SAFE from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, June 2, at the Prallsville Mills in Stockton, N.J. The evening is dedicated to highlighting and celebrating programs …

TMA Bucks distributing “Don’t Drink and Drive” coasters

TMA Bucks is will be distributing “Don’t Drink and Drive” coasters through its Community Traffic Safety Program to restaurants, bars, breweries and wineries throughout Bucks County to serve as …

Parkinson’s exercise class

The Birches at Newtown and Fox Rehabilitation bring a research-based exercise approach to treating Parkinson’s disease with Fox Big for Life, a free community program open to the public. The …

Falls Supervisors okay expansions

With an eye on business growth in Falls, the supervisors approved additions for two township businesses during a recent board meeting. The board voted 4-0 to grant preliminary and final land …

Lambertville resident elected Delaware River Joint Toll Bridge Commission chairman

The Delaware River Joint Toll Bridge Commission has announced its panel of officers for the next 12-month period. Aladar G. Komjathy of Lambertville, N.J., was elected chairman. He replaces …

On the Record: How legislators voted

On the Record is supported by a grant to the Bucks County Herald Foundation made possible by Melissa Eiseman.

Pennsylvania Bar Association presents awards

The Pennsylvania Bar Association (PBA) has presented awards that recognize outstanding leadership in the legal profession and extraordinary service and longstanding membership in the …

Give blood or platelets with the Red Cross

Elvis Presley is known for being the first global rock and roll icon. He was also a blood donor himself. While times have changed, the need for blood has not − donors can leave a lasting legacy …

St. Luke’s welcomes first female urologist

With its recent hiring of Dr. Veronica A. Rupert, St. Luke’s University Health Network has added the first female urologist to its staff and has expanded its reach by providing urology services in …

Threatened Skies has filed a petition for FAA decision review

Trenton Threatened Skies, municipalities, communities, neighborhoods businesses and individuals representing over 40,000 residents, filed a Petition for Review in the U.S. Court of Appeals for …

Peddler’s Village welcomes two new shops this summer

This summer, Peddler’s Village in Lahaska is adding two new shops to its 60-store outdoor retail center. The Cloak and Wand will be opening in early June, and Nissley Vineyards is planning to …

Lower Makefield board approves $30M middle school project

Pennsbury’s Charles Boehm Middle School will be transformed over the next few years after the Lower Makefield Township Supervisors approved a $30 million renovation and addition at the school …

Bloomsburg University students receive nursing pins

Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania celebrated 104 graduating nursing students May 7, with a nursing pinning ceremony in Haas Center for the Arts on campus. Briana Machinski of Warminster …

Terrain at DelVal set to open in summer 2023

Urban Outfitters, Inc. (URBN) and Delaware Valley University announced a unique partnership that will transform the previous Market at DelVal building off Lower State Road to Terrain at Delaware …

Commonwealth flags lowered to half-staff in honor of Uvalde victims

Today, in accordance with the recent Presidential order, Governor Tom Wolf ordered all Commonwealth of Pennsylvania flags on all commonwealth facilities, public buildings and …

PaTaverns supports bill that encourages outdoor dining and entertainment

Today the Pennsylvania Senate Law & Justice Committee moved a bill that will encourage outdoor dining and entertainment at taverns, bars, and restaurants. Chuck Moran, Executive Director of …

Training in progress: Police activity in Warrington is for training exercises

There will be police activity in the area of The Village development in Warrington due to training exercises being conducted by the motor unit with neighboring jurisdicitions. Sourced via …

Newtown Police Dept. along with PennDOT and other safety partners highlight traffic safety for Memorial Day weekend

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT), TMA Bucks County, Bucks County District Attorney, Newtown Police Department, Pennsylvania State Police, and AAA held an event today at the Newtown Police Department to outline regional driving safety efforts during the Memorial Day holiday.

PennDOT to repair potholes on 50 state highways in the Philadelphia region: Week of May 23

PennDOT maintenance and contractor crews will be working on 50 state highways the week of May 23 to repair deteriorated pavement across the Philadelphia region. Bucks County roadways include:

Route 332 (Yardley Newtown Road) to close weekdays for pipe replacement in Lower Makefield Township

Route 332 (Yardley Newtown Road) is scheduled to close between Mirror Lake Road and Yardley Langhorne Road in Lower Makefield Township, Bucks County, on Tuesday, May 24, through Tuesday, May 31, …

Route 309 (Sellersville Bypass) lane closures scheduled for construction in West Rockhill Township

Northbound and southbound Route 309 (Sellersville Bypass) motorists will encounter long-term and short-term lane closures through three separate work zones in West Rockhill Township, Bucks County, for various construction activities the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced today.

Bucks County Herald, Herald Publishing win Keystone Awards

Herald writers, photographers and graphics specialists won awards in the Pennsylvania NewsMedia Association’s Keystone Press Competition. Earlier this year, more than 2,500 entries were received …

Departments of Health, Education and PEMA announce recipients of Governor’s Awards for Excellence

Governor Tom Wolf announced Thursday the recipients of the Governor’s Awards for Excellence, which includes a multi-agency award for staff at the Departments of Health, …

Children’s Business Fair slated in Newtown

THRiVE hosts the fourth annual Children’s Business Fair at the NAC Sports Training Center in Newtown 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday, May 22. Over 40 kid-run businesses have been self-organized by children …

Report recommends Springfield should hire additional officer

A state report issued earlier this year recommends Springfield Township hire an additional full-time police officer or two part-time officers to bring it in line with other area townships’ …

PennDOT completes 2045 Long-Range Transportation Plan

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) has announced the 2045 Long-Range Transportation Plan (LRTP) to establish the priorities and critical transportation strategies to guide …

PennDOT to host live virtual public meetings on third section of Route 309 Connector in Montgomery, Bucks Counties

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) invites the public to attend a live virtual meeting on the third section of the Route 309 Connector Program to improve …

Council Rock School District to name Dr. Andrew J. Sanko new superintendent

The Council Rock Board of School Directors announced its intentions to formally name Dr. Andrew J. Sanko as the district’s next Superintendent of Schools at a meeting of the …
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