Date archive forOctober, 2020
By Staff On Friday, October 30th, 2020

Pa. Secretary of State urges counties to start processing mail ballots on Election Day

Secretary of State Kathy Boockvar today called on all Pennsylvania counties to begin pre-canvassing mail-in and absentee ballots as close to 7 a.m. as possible on Nov. 3, the earliest time they can do so. Pennsylvania More...

By Staff On Tuesday, October 27th, 2020

Bucks covid cases jump 45%; hospitalizations, positivity rate still low

The record covid-19 spike striking Pennsylvania and the rest of the nation hit Bucks County last week, though not as hard as much of the rest of the state. The county’s case count increased by about 18 per day More...

By Charlie Sahner On Saturday, October 24th, 2020
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Pennsylvanians have already returned half of mail ballots sent out

Pennsylvania Secretary of State Kathy Boockvar Citizens of the commonwealth aren’t just sitting around and waiting for the Nov. 3 election. Secretary of State Kathy Boockvar on Friday reported that 1.4 million More...

By Charlie Sahner On Friday, October 23rd, 2020

Ridin’ with Biden: New Hope, Solebury supporters join car parade

New Hope and Solebury supporters of presidential candidate Joseph Biden will meet at Logan Square on Sunday to decorate their vehicles with signs, flags, and banners and head to Doylestown to join the “Ridin More...

By Staff On Thursday, October 22nd, 2020

Bucks County Playhouse in New Hope to stream Halloween rock concert

(L to R) Jeremy Kushnier, Brandi Chavonne Massey and Andrew Polec Star Bucks County Playhouse will stream a rock n’ roll celebration of Halloween on Saturday, Oct. 31, at 7 p.m. The “Halloween Rock ‘n’ More...

By Staff On Wednesday, October 21st, 2020

Bucks covid case count increases as fall surge hits Pennsylvania

The fall surge of covid-19 has hit Pennsylvania, state officials said this week. The county’s new case numbers for Oct. 11-17 totaled 265, an average of almost 38 per day, and 36 more than last week’s total More...

By Staff On Monday, October 19th, 2020
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State grants $400K to expand Route 202 trail In Solebury, New Hope

River Road section of the Solebury trail. (Source: Solebury Township) Solebury Township will receive $400,000 for the development of the Route 202 Cross-County Trail in Solebury and New Hope, the Pennsylvania Department More...

By Staff On Friday, October 16th, 2020

Everything Pa. poll watchers can — and can’t — do on Election Day, explained

By Joseph Darius Jaafari of Spotlight PA and Emily Previti of WITF State Democrats and Republicans are training a small army of partisan poll watchers to be their eyes and ears at voting sites across the state, More...

By Staff On Thursday, October 15th, 2020

Lambertville House Tour goes virtual this month

The Lambertville House Tour, a popular tradition for old house fans and Lambertville lovers, will be a virtual event in its 38th year. Through a 90-minute webinar, viewers will experience Lambertville design, renovation, More...

By Staff On Monday, October 12th, 2020

Stoney Hill Road in New Hope, Solebury closed Tuesday

Stoney Hill Road in Solebury Township and New Hope Borough will be closed on Tuesday, Oct. 13, from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. for pipe replacement by Bucks County maintenance, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation More...