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Flemington councilman charged with selling cocaine, methamphetamine to undercover cop

A Flemington Borough Town Council member stands accused of selling cocaine and methamphetamine to an undercover police officer on several occasions over the last two months.

Bucks County wants “fresh, new ideas” at Almshouse Road site

Bucks County envisions an “innovative” use of its property along the corner of Almshouse and Easton roads in Doylestown Township. “We’d like to transcend a traditional, normal development; …

Bridge construction planned next week on U.S. 1, Rockhill Drive in Bensalem Township

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) said bridge construction will continue next week on U.S. 1 and Rockhill Drive between the Pennsylvania Turnpike and Penndel/Business U.S. 1 …

Apple Studios filming to close Route 113 in Bedminster, Tinicum townships

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced today that Apple Studios will be filming on Route 113 (Bedminster Road) in Bedminster and Tinicum townships, Bucks County, beginning …

Warrington police identify man found dead on embankment

Warrington police have identified the man found lying face down on an embankment Wednesday afternoon in the area of Street Road just west of the Neshaminy Creek Bridge.Upon preliminary investigation, …

On the Record: How legislators voted

A report on votes by local legislators in Washington and Harrisburg. “On the Record” is supported by a grant to the Bucks County Herald Foundation made possible by PA NewsMedia Association Foundation.

Langhorne Hotel up for sale for $2.5M

A historic and well-known Langhorne Borough landmark is up for sale at an asking price of $2.5 million. Ben Asta, one of the owners of the Langhorne Hotel Restaurant & Tavern that he other family …

Lily Meade’s story of hope and strength inspires community

Lily Meade, a 5th grader at Central Bucks’ Mill Creek Elementary School, is set to return home today after being at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) for eight weeks. It all started Dec. 8 when Lily came home with a headache and mild fever. 

Street Road death under investigation

Shortly before 3 p.m. Wednesday, Warrington police said, they received a 911 call of a person lying face down and not moving on an embankment along westbound Street Road at the Neshaminy Creek Bridge …

Historic mural of Washington Crossing the Delaware rediscovered

A priceless painting depicting Washington’s troops crossing the Delaware, which languished in a dusty basement for 50 years, was recently unearthed and is being restored by the volunteer friends …

Foundations welcomes new board members

Foundations Community Partnership (FCP), a philanthropic grant-making foundation supporting the behavioral health and human service needs of children, young adults, and families in Bucks County, …

Earth Day Festival planning turns political in Tinicum

Preparations for the April 22 Earth Day Festival at Tinicum Township Community Park — particularly regarding which groups to invite and the public’s involvement in the planning — have divided the township’s …

African American Museum of Bucks County plans Black History Month programs

The African American Museum of Bucks County (AAMBC) is embarking on a tour to local schools and will be exhibiting at the Bucks County Administration Offices and Justice Center in Doylestown in …

Fred Beans Automotive Group gives $250,000 through PA EITC Program

Through its involvement in the Pennsylvania Educational Improvement Tax Credit (EITC) Program, Fred Beans Automotive Group has contributed $250,000 to local organizations that provide scholarships, …

Benchmark Lending and Flemington Pickleball Club team up for “Love our Food Pantry” collection

Benchmark Lending and Flemington Pickleball Club will host a community food drive to benefit the Flemington Area Food Pantry in the month of February.This is the second year the Hunterdon County …

Dollars and $ense: Are you a smart investor?

A smart investor knows that good investing occurs over years and business cycles, not from one quarter to the next. A smart investor is patient ....

Long history, long hallway

With roots dating back more than 80 years, Norman’s Hallmark has grown from a single retail store in Trenton, N.J., to a leading force in the social expression industry. The card and specialty gift …

Evan O’Connor: My Black Belt Journey Karate is beneficial to kids of all ages

Imagine the day you always waited for finally coming, but you are dreading it as well. Picture riding in the car with a mix of excitement and fear. Well, that is exactly what I felt on Dec 6, 2022, …

Trinity Health Mid-Atlantic chief clinical officer appointed to HAP board

Dr. Sharon Carney, Trinity Health Mid-Atlantic senior vice president and chief clinical officer, has been appointed to the board of directors for The Hospital and Healthsystem Association of …

Piece of Doylestown’s past goes with Barn Cinema

When the Regal Barn Cinema closes its doors for the last time on Feb. 9, it will take with it a slice of Doylestown history and countless memories. From its opening in 1967 until today, the theater …

Bucks Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick appointed to Ways and Means Committee

Speaker of the House Kevin McCarthy announced this week that U.S. Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick (R-01) will sit on the Ways and Means Committee in the 118th Congress. “I am excited to fight for the …

With fidelity

The Bucks County residents who we’ve elected to represent us in Harrisburg have raised their hands and promised to give us their best. We wish them ours as they begin the legislative session …

PECO utility improvement begins on Butler Avenue in New Britain Township

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) said PECO Energy is beginning aerial utility construction on Butler Avenue in New Britain Township. Motorists are advised of the following …

Wrightstown to study accident-prone intersection

An intersection in Wrightstown that’s seen its share of accidents is going to get a closer look from township officials. The Wrightstown Board of Supervisors wants a traffic study performed at the …

State Rep. Kristin Marcell moves Council Rock School Board resignation date

State representative and Council Rock School Board member Kristin Marcell has moved up her board resignation date from Feb. 16 to Feb. 9 to allow interested residents to file nominating petitions and …

Kintnersville man acquitted in abortion access case that drew national attention

A federal jury has acquitted Kintnersville anti-abortion activist Mark Houck of charges that he violated the Freedom of Access to Clinic Entrances (FACE) Act on Oct. 13, 2021 at a Planned Parenthood location in Philadelphia.

Authorities identify human skull found in 1986 in Morrisville

Bucks County Detectives partnered with Othram Inc., a private forensic DNA laboratory based in Texas, to identify a skull found in 1986 on the banks of the Delaware River in Morrisville, District Attorney Matt Weintraub announced today.

Centennial eyes 4.1% tax hike for next school year

Centennial School District is proposing a 4.1 percent real estate tax hike in light of a growing deficit.

Speed limit reduction planned for part of Newtown-Yardley Road

Newtown Township Supervisors have agreed to reduce the speed limit on Newtown-Yardley Road from 35 mph to 25 mph between Lower Dolington Road and Washington Avenue.

Citizens group offers alternative to Central Bucks’ “unconstitutional” voting map

The Central Bucks School District’s proposed map realigning its voting districts violates the U.S. Constitution and the Pennsylvania Public School Code, said attorneys representing “CBSD Fair Votes.”

Council Rock eyes $8.8M in capital projects for 2023-24

The Council Rock School Board approved an ambitious package of capital improvements for the 2023-2024 school year totaling $8.8 million at its Jan. 19 meeting. Most of the work will take place over …

Lower Makefield putting $10M in sewer sale trust to start

A final agreement approved by the Lower Makefield Township Board of Supervisors at its Jan. 18 meeting calls for an initial deposit of $10 million into a trust made up of net proceeds from the …

End of emergency allotment, other SNAP changes coming

Pennsylvania Department of Human Services (DHS) Acting Secretary Val Arkoosh today advised Pennsylvanians of upcoming changes to Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits.Due to …

Construction begins next week on Main Street in Doylestown Township

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced that Crown Castle NG East will begin performing traffic signal pole and ADA curb ramp construction next week on Main Street in …

Barrier installation scheduled on I-95, I-76 ramp in Philadelphia and Bucks County

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced that temporary barrier installation will occur next week on sections of Interstate 95 and an Interstate 76 ramp in Philadelphia and …

PECO utility improvement to begin in New Britain Township

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced that PECO Energy will begin aerial utility construction next week on New Galena Road in New Britain Township, Bucks County.

Doylestown Borough recognizes young designer of “safe space” logo

An initiative to create a sign that businesses can display showing it is a place where all are welcome and safe, and the artist who designed the logo were recognized by Doylestown Borough Council …

Bridge repairs to close Covered Bridge Road starting Monday

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation announced Thursday that Covered Bridge Road will be closed starting Monday so structural repairs can be made to the bridge that spans Tohickon Creek in …

Not in our quiet neighborhood! Springfield residents protest farm owner’s plan

More than 50 Springfield residents filled the fire hall Monday to oppose a proposed entertainment venue in a neighborhood that is zoned agricultural. Applicant Brian Pieri, owner of the Pieri …

Survival Trail takes fresh approach to gun safety training

The website of Plumsteadville’s gun range and store, “Survival Trail,” states, “we take pride in a surprisingly friendly approach to each and every customer.”Founder and CEO Bart Breslow …

Grant to help Bucks residents with PFAS-tainted water

A new $3.6 million state grant will support plans to connect more than 50 homes with contaminated water to the Perkasie Regional Authority’s water supply. PFAS, a family of hazardous synthetic …
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