On Tuesday, May 23, the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) will conduct aerial black fly suppression operations along the Delaware River in Bucks and Northampton counties as well as Mercer, Hunterdon and Warren Counties in New Jersey.
Haycock Township reports the dumping of a mystery tombstone on a local property. It just says Jamie Ramie, 1980-1990. Police did not find any info regarding who it might belong to. Any help can be directed to Andrea Silvestri, email@example.com, 215-536-3641.
Weekday lane restrictions with flagging are scheduled on Route 32 (River Road) between Dark Hollow Road and Trails End Lane in Tinicum and Bridgeton townships, on Monday, May 22, through Friday, June 16, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. for resurfacing operations as part of a $2.6 million project to repair and resurface 12 miles of state highway in Bucks County, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced today.
The additional state highways scheduled for resurfacing under this contract include:
Richlandtown Road/Union Road/Main Street, between the Tohickon Creek and Towne Court Drive in East Rockhill, Haycock and Richland townships, and Richlandtown Borough; and
Burnt House Hill Road between Cold Spring Creamery Road and U.S. 202 in Buckingham Township.
Work on the project is expected to be completed in late October.
Last Friday night, the Cold Spring Elementary School in Buckingham Township topped off its spring fair with a bonfire.
Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel LLP opened a Bucks County office at 43 S. Main St. in Doylestown to service its Bucks County clients.
In a unanimous show of support for the first issue brought to their attention by a new local citizens’ group, Tinicum Township supervisors have approved a resolution calling for reform of the process for drawing voting districts for state and congressional elections.
Doylestown Borough Council is calling on local representatives to support an effort to redraw the state's U.S. Congressional districts in a fair and impartial manner.
At a recent business meeting, Perkasie Borough Council voted 8-0 to approve changes to its decades-old parking ordinance.
An attempt to err on the side of caution backfired on borough officials last week, thanks to the wording of a public notice.
“Fact or Fiction: Responsible Journalism and Becoming News Literate,” attracted journalists and others interested in learning how to better inform themselves on a daily basis.
D&R Greenway Land Trust has announced its most recent preservation success: the final 20 acres have been acquired that complete its St. Michaels Farm Preserve in Hopewell.
Responding to demands from residents at a packed Richland Township board of supervisors meeting that he step down, Supervisor Rick Orloff said he would not, but added that he “might after another year.”
After years of landowner inactivity in the wake of the financial crisis of 2008, land preservation spending may be picking up steam in Bedminster Township.
For the third time in seven years, it appears as though property owners in the Pennridge School District will not see an increase in their real estate taxes.
Heroes who insisted they weren’t heroes were honored at the May 3 Palisades School District public board meeting for their timely assistance with the Jan. 27 medical emergency experienced by one of the district’s school bus drivers.
Resistance groups from around the Lehigh and Delaware valleys convened at the First Eastern Pennsylvania Mixer, held May 6 in Springtown.
Bucks County residents are invited to join a statewide initiative to digitize local history by sharing their historical photographs and documents of pre-1930s life in Bucks County.
The Pennsylvania Biotechnology Center has launched a $13 million expansion to its facility that will add 47,000 square feet, including 29 new laboratories, an auditorium, cafeteria and rooftop deck to the life sciences incubator in Doylestown.
One hundred and nineteen readers found all six palettes hidden throughout the pages of last week’s Herald.
Bowman’s Hill Wildflower Preserve hosted its 14th annual Spring Wildflower Gala on April 29 in New Hope.
Florence Wharton has published a book, “Langhorne, Crossroads of History: Samuel C. Eastburn’s ‘Olde Attleborough’” recounting the history of Langhorne Borough from the viewpoint of Eastburn.
Quakertown baseball beat William Tennent, 5-0, on Monday’s Senior Night. Five senior Panther pitchers combined on a no-hitter. Lake Friday went 2-for-2 with two RBIs.
CB South softball captured a share of the SOL Continental championship with Tuesday’s 6-3 victory over visiting CB East. Alexis McConomy picked up the win in the circle.
CB East baseball brought the lumber to CB South on Tuesday. The Patriots rolled to a 12-4 win. Tyler Quinlan earned the win on the mound for the surging Patriots, who are 11-8 overall.
Kailyn Bell tossed a two-hitter as Pennridge softball blanked visiting William Tennent, 5-0, on Friday. Kiley Watson cranked a three-run triple to lead the Rams offense. Pennridge went 5-0 last week.
CB East’s Emily Lunny, Myles King and Maggie Vetter took part in a senior signing ceremony last Thursday.
Plumstead Christian baseball fell to visiting Jenkintown, 3-1, on Monday. Despite the setback, the Panthers are 15-2-1 and battling the Drakes for the District One Class A top seed.
New Hope boys’ lacrosse finished its campaign at 6-9, but head coach Carl Corino sees a lot of hope on the horizon.
Delaware Valley Regional High School’s Room B-100 is now a vegetable garden, using three different techniques that are suited for cramped spaces.
Buckingham Friends School recently hosted its 16th annual Friends Environmental Education Network Conference.
Dr. Allison Buskirk-Cohen, chair of the undergraduate psychology department at Delaware Valley University, is the editor of “Taking Sides: Clashing Views in Lifespan Development, 6th edition,” a new textbook published by McGraw-Hill.
While volunteers were the focus of Doylestown Health’s recent annual Volunteer Appreciation luncheon, the Team Builder award highlighted the positive relationship between volunteers and paid staff.
Lisa Alexander, meditation teacher certified master sound therapist and creator of the Alexander Method of Vibrational Sound and Energy Therapy will speak at a meeting of The New Hope Metaphysical Society on Wednesday, May 24 in Doylestown.
The evolution of a national holiday.
Orange, gelatinous aliens are in our midst.
The Nakashima Foundation for Peace commemorated its 50th anniversary May 7, by welcoming the public to an encore of its 1967 inaugural exhibit of Ben Shahn (1898-1967).
Few crops are as eagerly awaited as local strawberries, which usually arrive around Memorial Day and are a harbinger of the summer harvest to come.
Now that the unexpectedly cool weather of early May is behind us, we can get back to looking for restaurants where we can dine outdoors and Bucks County and its nearby towns have plenty to choose from.
Broadway producer and area resident Howard Perloff has created a new, Equity nonprofit theater company called The Bucks County Center for the Performing Arts and will begin a three show season this summer at Delaware Valley University.
Seth Sikes will make his debut at The Rrazz Room at the new Clarion Hotel & Suites in New Hope on Saturday, May 20, in “Seth Sikes Sings Judy Garland,” an evening of Garland’s most loved songs.
Heritage Conservancy’s “Concerts in the Garden” outdoor summer concert series at historic Aldie Mansion in Doylestown, returns for its third season.
A record company executive's call that became a life changing one for James Taylor.
There was standing room only throughout the Ann and Herman Silverman Education Pavilion at the Michener Art Museum on Sunday, May 7, when more than 150 people gathered to celebrate the “Crossing Boundaries: The Best Part of Me” opening reception.
Patricia Hutton Galleries presents “Gene McInerney – Realist,” opening on Saturday, May 20, with a reception from noon to 4 p.m., with the artist in attendance.
Perkasie artist Rich Metzger’s carved and painted 10-pound large mouth bass, featured on the cover of the May issue of Field and Stream magazine, is up for grabs as part of a magazine give-away.
Join Bob and Norene Barish as they share their sights, sounds and experiences of a recent trip to Cuba on one of the first cultural learning tours since the country started opening its doors to the United States.
Cockamamie’s opened in New Hope on July 4, 1996 and will close May 31 after over 20 years.
Mary Lou Gehring of Doylestown was named Woman of the Year for her contributions to the Ladies of Our Lady of Mount Carmel, the community and the parish.
Noa Baum, author of “A Land Twice Promised,” will speak about her unlikely friendship with a Palestinian woman who lives in the Israeli-controlled West Bank during the last Center Series event at Flemington Jewish Community Center.
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Commonwealth Victim Advocate Jennifer R. Storm was joined by several crime survivors, representatives from the District Attorney’s Association, and the Crime Victim Alliance of PA who rallied at the state Capitol today to kick off National Crime Victims’ Rights Week.
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