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ACLU files complaint on behalf of LGBTQ+ Central Bucks students

The American Civil Liberties Union has filed a federal complaint against Central Bucks School District – the fourth-largest district in the commonwealth – alleging a toxic environment of …

Road closures, detours in Doylestown planned for Travis Manion Run

There will be numerous road closures for the Travis Manion Run, scheduled for Sunday, Oct. 9, in Doylestown, Central Bucks Regional Police Department said Friday. Motorist should expect detours …

Design plans for Golden Pheasant bridge up for public hearing

Plans for the Golden Pheasant bridge’s future came under discussion once again Sept. 20 as PennDOT provided the Tinicum Township Board of supervisors with formal notification of a virtual National …

Buckingham supervisors consider 41-unit Route 413 residential project

Springfield-based developer The McKee Group is firming up details on its proposed 41-home project on 80 acres at Route 413, Lower Mountain Road and Creek Road in Buckingham Township.

Fallen firefighters and EMS providers to be honored

The annual Bucks County Fallen Firefighters Memorial Service will take place at 10 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 9, in the Memorial Courtyard of the Bucks County Administration Building, 55 E. Court St., …

Supervisors and developer talk future plans for Wrightstown Country Store

A developer that wants to re-open the Wrightstown Country Store, with changes and additions as part of the project, appeared before the township board of supervisors recently to discuss plans for …

New Hope-Solebury launches capital campaign for new stadium

New Hope-Solebury School District has launched a capital campaign to build its first-ever stadium complex, a dream for the school community for more than 20 years.

Woods System of Care, St. Mary Medical Center partner to provide health care

Woods System of Care in Langhorne, a Pennsylvania and New Jersey-based nonprofit organization that serves approximately 22,000 children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities, …

Wrightstown votes to continue receiving police coverage from Newtown Township

It looks like the Newtown Township Police Department will continue keeping residents safe in neighboring Wrightstown for at least another decade. At a public meeting on Monday, Oct. 3, the …

“Align and Shine” with Thompson and Pine2Pink

The Thompson Organization is once again highlighting its partnership with Pine2Pink, a Doylestown-based nonprofit organization helping breast cancer patients in our community.

Kin receives $50,000 donation from Getchell Foundation

Kin, an all-inclusive wellness and support center providing free services to cancer patients and their caregivers across Bucks County, has received a $50,000 donation from The Peter E. and Catherine …

With groundwater protection in mind, Tinicum considers regulation relief

In late 2019, striving to make it easier for smaller property owners to make improvements while maintaining its commitment to groundwater protection, Tinicum Township amended its zoning ordinance …

Bucks County Opportunity Council adds Fresh Connect location

The Bucks County Opportunity Council recently announced a new location in Upper Bucks County for its free farmers market – Fresh Connect – as well as each location’s hours.

Candlelight vigil slated for domestic violence victims

This Saturday marks the first activity for October kicking off National Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Each year, October provides an opportunity to remember victims of domestic violence, …

The Alpha Resource center changes name to The Divorce Recovery Center

Divorce brings financial and emotional challenges that are often devastating for adults and their children. With an average of 60% of marriages ending in divorce (a number that has grown even …

Beloved teacher, acclaimed actor Thomas McNutt has died

Thomas I. McNutt, who founded the theater program at Bishop McDevitt High School where he was idolized by students and staff alike, died Sept. 24 after suffering a heart attack at his Doylestown home.

Sunflower Art Project raises over $3,000 for Ukrainian refugee children; more aid needed

After learning about the growing number of Ukrainian refugee children who have arrived in their school district, several youth artists from Bucks County joined together to create one collaborative …

Wehrung’s Family of Businesses opens in former Dries Do It Center

Wehrung’s Macungie is ready to celebrate: A grand opening will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 22, at its 3580 Brookside Road, Macungie location.

St. Luke’s to present findings of 2022 Community Health Needs Assessment

St. Luke’s University Health Network recently completed its triennial Community Health Needs Assessment (CHNA) and will present its findings in a series of public presentations.

Yardley man pleads no contest in shooting of borough police chief

Colin Frank Petroziello pleaded no contest in Bucks County Court in Doylestown on Sept. 29 to attempted murder and related charges connected to his wounding of Yardley Borough Police Chief Joseph …

SCORE to offer two free business webinars in October

SCORE Bucks County will offer two free webinars in October. On Oct. 11, SCORE will offer “Powering Your Business: Manage Your Energy Usage and Save Money with Energy Efficiency.”

Coalition to Shelter and Support the Homeless hosts 'Raise the Roof for Homelessness' gala

The sixth Raise the Roof for Homelessness Gala benefiting the Coalition to Shelter and Support the Homeless (CSSH) will take place at 6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 22, at Doylestown Country Club, 20 …

St. Luke’s Allentown Campus first in region to have AI-driven Ethos cancer treatment

St. Luke’s Allentown Campus is the first in Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware to acquire the Varian Ethos therapy system, advancing treatment for cancer patients in the Lehigh Valley and …

BPW/PA selects Quakertown woman as 2022-23 federation President

Business and Professional Women of Pennsylvania (BPW/PA) held its 102nd annual Convention June 10-12, at the Wyndham Gettysburg. Over 125 women representing 11 districts across the state gathered …

Frenchtown event to honor the life of photographer Bill Brokaw

The Photographers Group will honor the life of photographer Bill Brokaw Saturday, Oct. 8. A ceremony will take place 2 to 3:30 p.m. at Sunbeam Lenape Park, Frenchtown, N.J. Live music will be …

More than 44 PECO projects are underway in Bucks to enhance service reliability

 PECO is executing a multi-million-dollar investment in Bucks County to help prevent customer outages, modernize the electric grid, and reduce the impact of extreme weather on electric infrastructure through the remainder 2022.

Richland adopts ordinance to manage stormwater runoff

Putting aside its distaste for an “unfunded mandate,” while aware of professional land use professionals’ disappointment in the practical application of a fundamentally good idea, Richland …

Solebury plans Climate and Energy Forum

Solebury Township will hold a community Climate and Energy Forum from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 13, at the New Hope-Solebury High School cafeteria. Among the items under discussion by …

Noteworthy Business Briefs for Oct. 6

Real estate investment firm  First National Realty Partners, announced the addition of Richland Marketplace in Quakertown to its rapidly expanding, grocery-anchored shopping …

QNB Bank donates $4,500 to area library

For the past 12 years, QNB Bank has teamed up with the Lehigh Valley IronPigs to help raise money for local libraries through the “Batting for Books” campaign. On Sept. 20 at Coca-Cola Park in …

PA expands Naloxone availability to help combat opioid overdose deaths, save lives

​Acting Secretary of Health and Physician General Dr. Denise Johnson has expanded naloxone standing orders that allow residents to obtain naloxone products to help combat the rise of overdoses in Pennsylvania.

Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board reports record net income in Fiscal Year 2021-22

The Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board (PLCB) today released unaudited financial results for fiscal year 2021-22 that reflect record net income and the first time gross wine and spirits sales topped …

Doli Construction Corp. to close Curly Hill Road for tree removal in Plumstead Township

Doli Construction Corp. is planning to close Curly Hill Road between South Silo Hill Road and North Silo Hill Road in Plumstead Township, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 13, for tree removal, …

Red Cross responds to Hurricane Ian devastation

While the rain from what’s left of Hurricane Ian continues to soak the Delaware Valley, hundreds of trained American Red Cross disaster workers are helping 24-7 in Florida and the Carolinas to …

Northbound I-295 approaching Scudder Falls Bridge scheduled for single-lane travel

The planned Friday-Saturday closure of two I-295 northbound lanes on the New Jersey approach to the Scudder Falls Toll Bridge is being postponed, the Delaware River Joint Toll Bridge Commission announced today.

New bill would fund PA’s ailing Public Defender system

A new bill in Pennsylvania would provide money for public defenders, who say they're struggling to take on the cases of people charged with crimes who can't afford an attorney.

Man enters open plea to shooting Yardley police chief

A 25-year-old man entered an open plea on Thursday, Sept. 29, to attempted murder and related charges for shooting Yardley Police Chief Joseph Kelly and attempting to shoot a Bucks County Adult …

Route 32 (River Road), Point Pleasant Pike weekday closures for maintenance work in Bucks County

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced today that Route 32 (River Road) and Point Pleasant Pike will be closed and detoured for maintenance operations in Bucks …

Pennsylvania Horticultural Society announces 2023 PHS Philadelphia Flower Show theme

The Pennsylvania Horticultural Society has announced the theme of the 2023 Philadelphia Flower Show: “The Garden Electric.” The show will be held March 4 - 12 at the Pennsylvania …

L&I celebrates reopening of Bucks County PA CareerLink®

Department of Labor and Industry (L&I) Secretary Jennifer Berrier celebrated the reopening of the Bucks County PA CareerLink® at its new location and promoted the many free career services …

Three new parks added to state system

Gov. Tom Wolf announced this week the locations for three new parks that he’s adding to the 121-state park system in Pennsylvania. The $45 million investment will create new recreational …
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