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Centre Bridge-Stockton Bridge’s pedestrian staircase scheduled for four-day closure

The Centre Bridge-Stockton Toll-Supported Bridge’s staircase to the Delaware Canal towpath (PA side) is scheduled to be inaccessible for 96 consecutive hours between early Monday and early …
Daily Coronavirus Briefing

Daily Coronavirus Briefing for June 11

This guide with interactive tables, charts and maps illustrates the current status of COVID-19 in Bucks County. These data are updated daily. See the numbers: Bucks County …

CDC awards Pennsylvania $35,985,971 to address COVID-19 related health disparities

CDC has awarded the Pennsylvania Department of Health and the Philadelphia Department of Health $35,985,971 to address COVID-19-related health disparities.  The funding, part of a $2.25 …

United Way of PA second COVID-19 impact survey results illuminate difficult road toward financial recovery

United Way of Pennsylvania (UWP) conducted a second COVID-19 Impact Survey one year after the Governor’s Emergency Declaration, with returns showing that many households continue to struggle, …
Daily Coronavirus Briefing

To date, Pennsylvania has administered 11,059,516 doses total through June 9

This guide with interactive tables, charts and maps illustrates the current status of COVID-19 in Bucks County. These data are updated daily. See the numbers: Bucks County …

Senate votes to ban vaccine passports

Yesterday, the Pennsylvania Senate voted to prevent the excess use of power by the state Secretary of Health while ensuring the protection of public health, according to state Sen. Bob Mensch …

CDC awards $35,985,971 to address COVID-19 related health disparities

CDC has awarded the Pennsylvania Department of Health and the Philadelphia Department of Health $35,985,971 to address COVID-19-related health disparities. The funding seeks to advance health equity …

Roxey Ballet Channel now streaming contemporary version of “Pied Piper”

Roxey Ballet’s production of “The Piped Piper of Hamelin” is now available on demand on the Roxey Ballet Channel. Directed by Mark Roxey, the ballet’s contemporary version …

Open space easement preserves almost 30 acres

Heritage Conservancy recently facilitated the placement of a conservation easement on 29.24 acres of land in Williams Township, Northampton County.Owners Walter and Ligaya Russell signed an easement …

Doylestown parade returns

Baseball players march in the Doylestown Memorial Day Parade. After being canceled in 2020 during the coronavirus pandemic, Doylestown Borough's traditional parade made its triumphant return on May …

Third issue of the Neshaminy Journal is launched

The pandemic was a long, difficult process for all of us to endure, but for some it produced a literary state of mind. It became a catalyst for those who craved a connection to creativity. With that …

Northampton Township hosts Flag Day Ceremony

The Northampton Township Flag Day Ceremony takes place 6 p.m. Monday, June 14 at the Veteran’s Memorial, Northampton Township Building, 55 Township Road, Richboro.The Northampton Township Board …

Customs and Border Patrol officers seize 240 blank guns from Turkey destined for Bucks County

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers from Washington Dulles International Airport in Virginia seized 240 blank firing pistols Friday, May 28, that could easily be converted into …

Palisades holds tax increase to 0.87 percent

The Palisades School District board has authorized a tax increase of 0.87% for the 2021-2022 school year, which translates to a median annual household increase of $30.90. The action was taken by …

Hopewell Theater plans reopening on fourth anniversary

Hopewell Theater plans to reopen Sept. 7, after more than a year, on the anniversary of its first opening, four years ago, in 2017. With the lifting of capacity and social distancing restrictions in …

Haycock and state police go after noisy dirt bikes

Haycock Township residents, who appeared at the June 7 public board of supervisors meeting to complain fervently about extreme disruption of their Roudenbush Road neighborhood by noisy …

Thompson Performing Arts series open for summer

The 2021 Thompson Performing Arts Series featured the Central Bucks High School West Jazz Ensembles on opening night, June 9, after a year when the outdoor concerts could not be held. The free weekly …

Lehigh Valley Zoo acquires endanged mongoose lemurs

For now, while the weather is warm, a pair of mongoose lemurs are happily scampering up tall pine trees dominating a small island at the Lehigh Valley Zoo in Schnecksville, Lehigh County. They are …

Sponsors wanted for Lenape Valley Foundation Golf Outing

Lenape Valley Foundation (LVF) will host its 12th annual Golf Outing Monday, June 14, at Doylestown Country Club in Doylestown.In accordance with CDC guidelines and the club’s regulations, a …

Central Bucks School District drops mask mandate

With classes coming to a close for the summer recess, the Central Bucks School Board voted 4-3 to end the district’s mask mandate and make wearing a face covering optional for the final few …

Bear in Bedminster

A bear was spotted June 7, by a resident in the 700 block of Rolling Hills Road, Bedminster, township police said. It moved on into the woods after visiting a bird feeder. The PA Game Commission was …

Pennsylvania State Police Troop M announces Memorial Day holiday enforcement results

The Pennsylvania State Police Troop M – Bethlehem have announced the results of the Memorial Day Holiday Enforcement period which commenced at 12:01 a.m. Friday May 28, and concluded at …

Police briefs: June 10, 2021

Central Bucks Arrest warrant: issued for Kevin Arnase Campbell, 44, of Ardmore, June 8, on charges of access device fraud, theft by deception, receiving stolen property and identity theft.Campbell …

St. Luke’s athletic trainer to support wrestlers at Olympics

Shelby Hoppis is preparing to summit one of the peaks of her professional career this summer when she heads to Japan in mid-July.The lead athletic trainer at St. Luke’s will be on the elite …

Doylestown Health opens specialty center in Wrightstown

Doylestown Health is making it easier for residents of the Wrightstown area to access specialty health services. Doylestown Health’s new Wrightstown outpatient center features a range of …

Quakertown boy named stroke hero award recipient

Michael Keeble, a resilient 3-year-old boy from Quakertown, has been named this year’s “Voters’ Choice Hero” by the American Stroke Association. The organization, a division …
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