Paintings by local artist Trisha Vergis on display at Gratz Gallery in Doylestown

A special exhibition of paintings by local artist Trisha Vergis will be on display at the Gratz Gallery and Conservation Studio in Doylestown through the end of the year. Born in 1962, Vergis lives in Sergeantsville, N.J., and has a strong following in nearby Lambertville, New Hope and beyond. She is also a master woodcarver and conservator. She takes More...

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By Staff On Friday, August 16th, 2019
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Gov. Wolf issues executive order aimed at reducing gun violence

Governor Tom Wolf on Friday signed an executive order making changes to executive branch agencies and programs to better target gun violence in Pennsylvania. The governor’s executive order names Charles Ramsey, More...

By Staff On Thursday, August 15th, 2019
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Give peace a chance at the Buckingham Peace Fair on Sept. 21

The 2019 Peace Fair will be held on Saturday, Sept. 21, at the Buckingham Friends Meeting House in Lahaska from 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. — and not a moment too soon. Now in its 20th year, the event is organized More...

By Staff On Wednesday, August 14th, 2019
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REVIEW: ‘Always…Patsy Cline’ at Bucks County Playhouse in New Hope

Carter Calvert (L) and Sally Struthers (R) (Photo: Joan Marcus) By John Dwyer Bucks County Playhouse is on a roll. Back to back, they have given us a “Mamma Mia!,” which was better than what I saw on Broadway, More...

By Charlie Sahner On Tuesday, August 13th, 2019
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Solebury Township man charged with child pornography

John A. Hartmann, 73, of Solebury Township, was arrested Tuesday and charged with two counts of possessing child pornography and one count of criminally using a computer. He was released on $75,000 bail, pending More...

By Staff On Sunday, August 11th, 2019
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Nonstop laughter with ‘The Producers’ at Bucks County Center for the Performing Arts

(Photo: Lisa Schaffer) By John Dwyer “The Producers” is a laugh riot. Before it came to Broadway in April 2001, it had received raves in Chicago. Family members who had seen it there told me that it More...

By Staff On Saturday, August 10th, 2019
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Gov. Wolf touts commercial hemp production in Pennsylvania

Governor Tom Wolf and Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding on Friday promoted Pennsylvania’s expanding commercial hemp sector during a visit to a hemp growing site in Blair County. “Pennsylvania has a tremendous More...

By Staff On Sunday, August 4th, 2019
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Morrisville man accused of making threats against Temple University

A Morrisville man was arrested after making violent threats toward Temple University and their police department while buying ammunition at a Walmart store in Tullytown. Patrick J. Buhler, 29, who has addresses More...

By Charlie Sahner On Saturday, August 3rd, 2019
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Protesters confront Rep. Wendi Thomas during open house at her New Hope office

Protest organizer Gus Rogers asked Rep. Wendi Thomas to denounce President Trump’s remarks Shortly after Rep. Wendi Thomas Thomas (R-Bucks) opened a district office in New Hope in June, she announced that More...

By Charlie Sahner On Friday, August 2nd, 2019
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Hunterdon County pays Pennsylvania to spray for black flies after N.J. balks

Hunterdon County has paid the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (PADEP) $10,500 to cover part of the cost for Thursday’s spraying to suppress black flies along the New Jersey side More...