Newtown Artesian Water Company is scheduled to close State Street weeknights between Penn Street and Washington Avenue in Newtown Borough, Bucks County, beginning Sunday, July 30, through mid-September, from 9:00 PM to 6:00 AM, for utility installation, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced today.
The man who caused a 2015 crash that killed a well-known Solebury couple was sentenced July 14 to serve seven to 14 years in state prison, according to the Bucks County District Attorney’s Office.
Sean Michael Adee, 34, of North Wales, had pleaded no contest in January to two counts of homicide by vehicle in the Dec. 8, 2015, collision that killed Ian McNeill, 67, and his wife, Jane, 66.
Adee's southbound Nissan X-Terra crashed head-on into the McNeills' northbound Volvo on Route 202 near River Road in Solebury. He did not suffer life-threatening injuries, but the McNeills were pronounced dead at the scene.
Full story in July 27 Herald.
The Bucks County Mosquito Control Program will conduct an ultra-low volume (ULV) spray operation to reduce high populations of mosquitoes capable of transmitting West Nile Virus on Tuesday, July 25, 2017 in the following areas of Perkasie Borough: Walker Avenue, Bramble Lane, Strawberry Lane, Coventry Way, Kent Lane, Dorchester Lane, Waltham Lane, Amherst Circle and the bike path on both sides of West Callowhill Street that border these streets.
Construction crews for the Scudder Falls Bridge Replacement Project are expected to implement a continuous traffic shift next week along the northbound lanes of I-95 between the Route 332/Newtown/Yardley interchange (Exit 49).
Jeff “Huggy” Huggins of Warriors’ Watch, creates rubbings of the names of fallen military personnel for his friends at the site of the Traveling Memorial Vietnam Wall, which was on display in Penndel, Bucks County, last week. An estimated 21,000 visited the site. More photographs can be seen HERE.
Preliminary hearings for the man charged with killing four young men and burying their bodies on his parents Solebury Township property, and his cousin, charged in three of the four deaths, have been scheduled for 1:30 p.m. Sept. 7.
Members of the Midway Fire Company pen a letter to the community thanking them for their support over the past week’s events.
Solebury’s police chief thanked the community for its outpouring of support, food and compassion during last week’s successful search for four murdered young men.
The Bedminster Township board of supervisors authorized advertising their intention to pursue adding 106 acres of farmland to the township’s Agricultural Security Area , with that action scheduled as the first step toward permanent preservation of 96 of those acres.
Supervisor Kathleen Gentner is fighting a proposed resolution that would censure her for alleged “improper, misleading, unethical and unprofessional conduct.”
Doylestown Borough Council approved the construction of a bicycle pump track at Chapman Park.
Mark Baum Baicker was selected as the interim supervisor after Jim Searing’s resignation.
The final wording of a proposed November referendum to provide a 24-hour, seven days a week full ambulance service with basic advanced life support was postponed Tuesday by the Solebury Board of Supervisors so it could meet with New Hope officials to see how much, if anything, the borough would contribute to the venture.
New Hope Celebrates has re-organized and expanded its Governing Board by bringing new members on and planning for the future.
At a continued public hearing Tuesday night, Milford Township Board of Supervisors requested conditions for the development of a new hospital and health care center to be created for a vote at their Aug. 1 meeting.
With personal safety a major concern, the national problem of communities struggling to cope with new problems related to the booming transient rental business has now officially come to Tinicum Township.
Perkasie Borough Council unanimously voted to rezone two buildings to help spur the downtown’s revitalization efforts.
The borough council voted unanimously to place a referendum on the November ballot to consider raising property taxes by a maximum of 1.5 mills to pay for 24-hour advanced-life-support service from Central Bucks Emergency Medical Services and maintain backup service from Lambertville-New Hope Ambulance and Rescue Squad.
Thousands of people from near and far flocked to the 68th Tinicum Arts Festival to view an eclectic array of arts and crafts.
More than 21,000 people visited The Vietnam Traveling Memorial Wall, a 3/5-scale replica of the 2-acre wall fn the National Mall in Washington, D.C.when it came to Bucks County last weekend.
Two majestic ash trees at Tinicum Park, more than 100 feet tall and 150 years old, were treated for emerald ash borer infestation, a reminder that the green beetle is not going away of its own accord.
Jason Cabinda of Flemington, N.J., has been chosen a senior captain for the Penn State football team. Cabinda is expected to start at middle linebacker for the 2017 Nittany Lions.
The Quakertown Blazers needed extra innings – twice – to sweep Sunday’s doubleheader against the visiting Staten Island Tide. Nathan Sides had a hand in both walk-off victories.
Only an early loss at Macungie kept the 2017 Quakertown Dolphins from their sixth undefeated season since 2008. The Dolphins finished the campaign at 6-1 in the Suburban Swim League of the Greater Lehigh Valley.
Seventy-year-old Haycock Township resident Gary Krause isn’t slowing down. He plays for six different softball teams. “I’m going to play forever,” Krause boasts.
Over a three-week period in July, more than 140 students from the community will participate in three weeks of summer camp sessions at Quakertown Community School District.
Donald N. Rogers of Furlong and a student at Middle Bucks Institute of Technology, was awarded the high school silver medal in First Aid-CPR at the 2017 SkillsUSA Championships, held in Louisville, Ky., on June 21 to 22.
Soon six pictures created in the Mixed Media art class at Delaware Valley Regional High School will hang in an apartment in Brazil.
A recent gift of $25,000 made by Health Partners Plans to Central Bucks Family YMCA and Lower Bucks Family YMCA, will make it possible for the Y to continue funding community impact programs.
Avoiding procrastination and using our talents to their fullest.
Purple and yellow coneflowers are now in bloom throughout our region, having a party with the butterflies, bees and other pollinators.
Frenchtown, N.J., celebrated Bastille Day that included street artists and galleries, French cuisine, waiter races, live music and more.
Everybody loves tacos, right? But how about walking tacos, a mixture of taco ingredients that are heaped into a single-serving-sized corn chip bag?
In October of last year the Someday Café & Roastery in Riegelsville opened and was so named in honor of the long wait that it took to open.
With a very large cast of nearly 30 talented children, teens and adults, “Roald Dahl’s Willy Wonka” is the family musical entertaining audiences through July 29 at Town & Country Players, Buckingham.
The American tribal love-rock musical “Hair,” often hailed as the father of modern rock musicals, is up next at the Washington Crossing Open Air Theatre.
The Central Bucks Chamber of Commerce joins with Bucks County Playhouse to present “A Playhouse Salute to Our Veteran Community” on Sunday, July 30.
Family Stages brings “Puss in Boots” to the Newtown Theater stage for a single performance at 11 a.m. Tuesday, July 25..
Ruth Ann Friedman was staying in David Crosby’s spare bedroom in 1967 when she wrote “Windy.”
“40 ART,” one of Bucks County’s longest running art traditions, features artists of all levels displaying their work and anonymously selling any piece for the price of $40.
Lisa Barbieri Lettero shows her still life and plein air oil paintings in her first solo show, at the John Prall House at Prallsville Mills in Stockton, N.J.
This summer’s “Artist of the Month” program at the Tubby Olive in Doylestown, features a collection of artwork from students ages 7 to 70, who are instructed by local art educator Mary Mathews.
Doug Maloney, a lawyer for Begley, Carlin & Mandio, LLP in Langhorne will appear on the final episode of “American Ripper” as part of the team who successfully petitioned the Orphans’ Court of Delaware County to approve the excavation and possible exhumation of the body of noted serial killer H. H. Holmes.
Univest Bank and Trust Co. celebrated the opening of its Richboro location with a ribbon cutting.
The new Welcome Center at St. Matthew’s Lutheran Church, Bedminster Township, held a “topping out” ceremony as construction reached its highest peak.
Congregation Tiferes B’nai Israel will host an open house on Sunday, July 30 beginning at 11 a.m.
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