PennDOT offers non-binary gender designation on driver licenses

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) on Thursday announced that it now offers a non-binary gender designation option for its driver licenses and photo identification cards. “Our identity documents are critical to how we navigate the world, and having an affirming and accurate ID is critical for access to employment, healthcare, More...

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By Steve Chernoski On Wednesday, July 1st, 2020
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How a New Hope contractor helped preserve Village 2

New Hope resident Dan Peele and his company Community Management were in charge of Village 2 grounds when he first heard of the invasive emerald ash borer. The pest from northern Asia was first documented in North More...

By Staff On Monday, May 18th, 2020

Birthday parade for New Hope child with leukemia planned for May 25

Wes Howard Wes Howard of 74 W. Ferry St. will turn four next week, but the current health crisis means he can’t have the party he would love, or even see his friends. Fortunately, his parents are making sure More...

By Staff On Wednesday, May 6th, 2020

Local group launches program to ensure families in need can feed their pets

File photo The Crossings Animal Society in Washington Crossing has launched a new community partnership program to ensure that families in need in Bucks and Mercer counties can feed their pets. Dubbed “Curbside More...

By Staff On Tuesday, April 7th, 2020
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Trout season now open in Pennsylvania

The Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission (PFBC) on Tuesday opened the statewide 2020 trout season. Licensed anglers and youth can begin fishing for trout, and all regulations, sizes, and creel limits apply. Anglers More...

By Steve Chernoski On Wednesday, April 1st, 2020

What are you reading now? A look back at what Americans read in troubled times

Photo by Jonathan Borba from Pexels Life sucks right now. Maybe you’re on the frontlines and have to face hundreds of others. Maybe your job got cut or you were laid off. Maybe you’re trying to learn More...

By Charlie Sahner On Sunday, March 22nd, 2020
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Trying to stay sober while socially distanced? Online resources can help.

Staying sober in recovery is never easy, and the social distancing measures in effect to help slow the spread of COVID-19 are making it even harder. Being sober and being isolated just don’t mix. Groups like More...

By Staff On Monday, March 16th, 2020

Pennsylvania workers affected by COVID-19 may be eligible for benefits

Workers in Pennsylvania who are impacted by COVID-19 may be eligible for unemployment and workers’ compensation benefits, Secretary of Labor & Industry Jerry Oleksiak announced today. Unemployment compensation More...

By Charlie Sahner On Wednesday, February 12th, 2020

Coronavirus: Dozens under voluntary quarantine in Bucks County after returning from China

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) activated its Emergency Operations Center to coordinate with state and local public health partners in response to the coronavirus. Bucks County health officials More...

By Staff On Saturday, January 11th, 2020

Prallsville Mills presents ‘Ditching Disposables’ Feb. 13

Liz Magill Peer of the Lambertville Environmental Commission will talk about the city’s Ditching Disposables project on Thursday, Feb. 13, at Prallsville Mills in Stockton, N.J. In May 2019, the Sustainable More...