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Upper Makefield officials have already hired a consultant to spearhead research efforts aimed at getting the Washington Crossing Toll-Supported Bridge placed on the National Register of Historic places. Now, the township supervisors are looking to expand the scope of Jeff Marshall’s work.

For more than 40 years, Friends of the Delaware Canal volunteers cleared trash and debris along the nearly 60 miles of the Delaware Canal Towpath. This year, cleanup crews stationed in various …

April 13 is Canal Clean-Up Day at the Delaware Canal State Park. The nonprofit Friends of the Delaware Canal sponsors this annual event to encourage volunteers to clear trash, debris, and brush from …

Trout are deposited into Lake Caroline in Falls Township this week in anticipation of the opening day of trout season Saturday. Lake Caroline is not typically stocked but the …

The Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission (PFBC) announced today that several changes are being made to trout stocking locations in Bucks County. Anglers should note these changes in advance of the …

The Friends of Delaware Canal hosted Una Cena Tra Amici – An Evening With Friends on March 16. Featuring cocktails and dinner, the evening’s highlight was a performance by acoustic guitarist and …

The Golden Pheasant Bridge, which has allowed River Road traffic to cross the Delaware Canal in Tinicum Township since 1932, reopened to vehicles Friday morning. The bridge was closed in mid-December …

In the heart of Yardley Borough lies a privately owned body of water that dates to the early 1700s. Lake Afton first functioned as a millpond and later as a siltation basin. It has since become the …

Hundreds of dignitaries and common folk gathered in Bristol on Oct. 27, 1827, to see the first shovelful of earth dug for the Delaware Canal. The future waterway connecting the Lehigh …

Three bodies of water — the Delaware River, the Delaware Canal, and Lake Afton — have led people to Yardley. From the first Lenni Lenape to New York City dwellers seeking post-COVID havens, Yardley and its waterways have provided sustenance and serenity.

Delaware Canal State Park is planning for a maintenance drawdown of the canal beginning Friday, according to the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources. The canal will be drawn …

A walking tour that takes in both the Delaware Canal towpath and neighboring South Canal Street in Yardley is set for 2 p.m. Oct. 19. Sponsored by the Yardley Historical Association, the 2-mile stroll …

The Yardley Historical Association will hold a guided walking tour of the borough’s Rivermawr neighborhood at 2 p.m. Thursday.

A small section of Bridge Street in Stockton, N.J. is scheduled to be closed Monday, Aug. 28, to Thursday, Aug. 31, blocking motorists from using the Centre Bridge-Stockton Toll-Supported Bridge at …

We lived in Uhlerstown in the ‘70s and ‘80s and were members of Friends of the Delaware Canal. Last month, we took some friends there to show off our wonderful background. We were shocked to see …

Poor weather conditions dealt a Wednesday setback to efforts in Upper Makefield to locate two children missing since Saturday when a sudden and violent flash flood stopped their parents’ car and …

Better weather conditions Monday in Upper Makefield allowed officials to mobilize a massive search along Houghs Creek and the Delaware Canal for a missing toddler and her 9-month-old brother, who were washed away in Saturday’s flash flood.

5 confirmed dead in Upper Makefield flood; toddler, baby still missing

The death toll Sunday night stood at five in the wake of Saturday's sudden, violent flash flood in Upper Makefield near Washington Crossing. “With these 5 deaths, this is a mass casualty incident …

A local group that’s been helping to take care of a historic waterway for 40 years was honored at the Feb. 15 Lower Makefield Township Board of Supervisors meeting. Township Environmental Advisory …

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