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Thousands flock to the Garden of Reflection Memorial

Twenty years after one of the most infamous and tragic days in American history, thousands of people flocked to the Garden of Reflection Memorial in Lower Makefield Township Saturday to pay homage to …

Parents and board blast Quakertown school administration’s mask policies

Parents and the school board president blasted Quakertown School District’s aggressive measures to ensure compliance with Gov. Tom Wolf’s statewide mask mandate. Following the mandate, …

Torn by mask mandate, Palisades seeks unity

At its Sept. 9 public school board meeting, postponed from the Sept. 1 ravaging of the area by the remains of Hurricane Ida, the Palisades School District moved to table a motion to approve a …

Bedminster estimates $65,000 flood damage and is still counting

While the official declaration of emergency that is needed for government relief is not yet in hand, Bedminster Township has already tallied $65,000 as a preliminary estimate of damage from the …

Parking garage meeting set in New Hope Borough

The New Hope Borough Council encourages residents interested in the proposed parking garage to attend the first public forum on the project scheduled for 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 22, in the …

At hybrid meeting, Solebury focuses on flooding

Disease, high water and dwindling reserves confronted the Solebury supervisors at their first “hybrid” meeting on Sept. 9. Recent COVID hikes have prompted the board to initiate …

Bucks infrastructure damage nears $10 million

While there has been no formal determination yet of the financial cost to Bucks County’s infrastructure from the remains of Hurricane Ida, a preliminary estimate suggests it could reach $9.4 …

City of Lambertville established resource center for Ida victims

In the days since Tropical Storm Ida devastated the City of Lambertville, the community has come together in a herculean effort to help those whose homes and businesses were damaged or destroyed.

SBA offers disaster assistance to PA businesses and residents affected by Hurricane Ida

Low-interest disaster loans from the U.S. Small Business Administration are available to businesses and residents in Pennsylvania following the announcement of a presidential disaster declaration due …

Pennsylvania approved for major disaster relief support

Pennsylvania’s request for a major disaster declaration was recently approved by President Joe Biden. As a result, critical federal aid will be made available to those most severely affected by …

Central Bucks board member speaks out about negativity

Central Bucks School Board met Tuesday to discuss its Health and Safety Plan, and replacement of the vice president, who resigned during the previous meeting.Karen Smith, a board member, spoke up …

Bucks County Classic brings out cheering crowd in Doylestown

The Bucks County Classic in Doylestown Pennsylvania is more than just a race. It embraces the sport of cycling and offers experiences for all ages to participate. Racers gave their all on Sunday as …

COVID-19 cases increase among Bucks County children

Twenty-five children age 4 and under tested positive for COVID-19 in Bucks County between Sept. 2 and Sept. 8, according to the Pennsylvania Department of Health’s latest weekly update.

FEMA announces disaster assistance after Hurricane Ida

FEMA announced last week that federal disaster assistance is available to Pennsylvania to supplement recovery efforts in the areas affected by Hurricane Ida from Aug. 31 to Sept. 5.

Yardley police chief receives warm welcome at first council meeting after being shot

Yardley Borough Police Chief Joseph D. Kelly III received a standing ovation at the Sept. 7 council meeting, his first since being wounded in an Aug. 18 shooting incident.

Yardley council extends outdoor dining through November

Yardley Borough will continue to see more extensive outdoor dining for several more weeks after Borough Council at its Sept. 7 meeting voted unanimously to extend the relaxation of rules affecting …

MeWow Cat Cafe hosts Clear the Shelter event

MeWow Cat Cafe of Doylestown is hosting the NBC10 Clear the Shelter event 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 18. Rescue partners Kitty Junction and Eliannie Animal Rescue will have adoptable kittens …

Upper Makefield supervisors okay reimbursement for tree planting

Upper Makefield officials are keen to enlist residents’ help in protecting important natural resources within the township. That’s a big reason why the municipality offers UMTree Grants, a …

City of Lambertville copes with severe flooding aftermath

Lambertville, N.J., held its city council meeting on Sept. 9, in the aftermath of Tropical Depression Ida, the remains of a hurricane that struck Lousiana and move northeast., dumping rain along the …

Chalfont man sentenced in stolen valor, fraud case

A Chalfont man will serve more than three years in prison after pleading guilty to charges of lying about his military service and stealing hundreds of thousands of dollars pretending to be a …

Public input hearing scheduled for Lower Makefield Township wastewater system

The Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission (PUC) announced a telephonic hearing to gather public input on the proposed acquisition of the Lower Makefield Township wastewater system by Aqua …

State Police remind public of school bus safety

With schools opening throughout the region, the Pennsylvania State Police Troop M in Bethlehem would like to remind the public that troopers will be vigilant for any school bus violations that occur …

Weather causes cancellation of Moland House events

Canceled last year because of Covid restrictions, severe weather was the reason for the recurring cancellation of events this year. Scheduled to appear Aug. 28 along with the annual Revolutionary War …

Richland considers environmental education proposal

At their Sept. 13 public meeting, Richland Township supervisors offered some encouragement to proposals to use a portion of a township-owned open space tract for environmental education programming, …

Upper Makefield hires new police officer, approves subdivision

A new police officer will soon be on the beat in Upper Makefield. At a public meeting on Sept. 7, the township’s Board of Supervisors voted to hire Ryan Moore as a part-time officer.

Advocates for the Homeless of Upper Bucks seeks volunteer

Volunteers are needed to support the mission of the Advocates for the Homeless of Upper Bucks (AHUB). AHUB is a nonprofit organization that serves the needs of the homeless of the Quakertown, …

Terhune Orchards offering family fun on fall weekends

Experience the joy of fall with Family Fun Weekends at Terhune Orchards, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on weekends through Oct. 31. Visit barnyard animals, discover hay bale and corn mazes, ride ponies, and pick …

Delaware River Festival returns in hybrid form

The Delaware River Festival returns Sept. 24 to Oct. 3 with a hybrid of online and in-person activities in Philadelphia and Camden, N.J.Partnership for the Delaware Estuary (PDE), in conjunction with …

Fall Collection Drive to benefit Ann Silverman Community Health Clinic

The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted everyone’s lives over the past 18 months, as well as created an extra burden on the local health care systems. Fortunately for underserved county residents, …

St. Luke’s helps first responders deal with PTSD, other stressors

While first responders excel at preventing harm, rescuing people and giving medical treatment during traumatic incidents and accidents, these everyday heroes rarely seek help to combat the emotional …

LVF workshop set on challenging behaviors

Lenape Valley Foundation (LVF) is offering a virtual workshop focused on educating parents and caregivers about challenging and defiant behaviors associated with Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD) …

St. Mary makes “Best Hospitals” list

St. Mary Medical Center, part of Trinity Health Mid-Atlantic, was ranked the 24th “Best Hospital” in Pennsylvania by U.S. News & World Report in its 2021-22 rankings.

St. Luke’s earns “high performing” marks in Lehigh Valley

According to the US News & World Report 2021 hospital rankings, St. Luke’s University Hospital-Bethlehem is “high performing” in 15 of 17 adult procedures and conditions – …

C&N program raises $129,129 for food banks

C&N’s Giving Back, Giving Together program raised $129,129, which will provide over 775,000 meals to local residents through its partnership with area food banks. In addition to the monetary …

National award winners

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Fox & Roach, REALTORS congratulates The Menno Team, Newtown sales associates, on being recognized as Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices 2nd quarter 2021 award winners …
Ron Hyman: Insurance Tidbits

Help is available

Important insurance dates are approaching: Medicare Open Enrollment starts Oct. 15; and PENNIE Open Enrollment starts Nov. 1.Did you know?• 50% of consumers do not understand key health …
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