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By Charlie Sahner On Wednesday, August 22nd, 2018

Led by fentanyl, Pennsylvania overdose deaths surge

Bucks County overdose deaths, last 12 months (Bucks County District Attorney) The deadly effects of the opioid epidemic continued to explode last year in Pennsylvania, statistics reported Tuesday by the Drug Enforcement More...

By Staff On Friday, August 3rd, 2018

Bucks County SPCA welcomes two new humane officers

(L to R) Sean Reifsnyder, Judge Raymond McHugh, and Katherine Hogan The Bucks County SPCA (BCSPCA) on Friday announced the addition of two new Humane Society police officers to its cruelty investigation department. Katherine More...

By Staff On Friday, July 13th, 2018

Travel restrictions ahead on area roads for tree trimming, pipe replacement

Lane restrictions with flagging are scheduled for Route 263 (Upper York Road) between Aquetong and Phillips Mills roads in Solebury Township from Monday, July 16, through Friday, July 20. Lane restrictions with More...

By Staff On Wednesday, May 30th, 2018

Bucks County Sues Drug Makers Over Opioid Crisis

Bucks County sued major manufacturers and distributors of prescription drugs on Tuesday in an effort to fight addiction and recover damages from the costs of the opioid crisis. Overdose fatalities in Bucks County More...

By Charlie Sahner On Friday, March 30th, 2018

Bucks County Invokes 1950s ‘Duck and Cover’ Campaign to Prep Residents for Nuclear Attack

Original 1950s “Duck and Cover” ad featuring Bert the Turtle. When you see a flash of light brighter than the sun—- Don’t run; there isn’t time. Fall flat on your face. Get Down Fast! The Bucks More...

By Charlie Sahner On Friday, February 9th, 2018
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Marguerite Quinn Announces Run for State Senate

Marguerite Quinn. Republican State Representative Marguerite Quinn (R-143) today announced her intention to run for Pennsylvania’s 10th State Senate District in the 2018 election. The 10th District has been represented More...

By Staff On Friday, January 19th, 2018
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McIlhinney Announces Retirement From State Senate

Pa. State Sen. Chuck Mcilhinney. State Senator Chuck McIlhinney today announced that he will not seek re-election at the end of his term in 2018. McIlhinney is a Republican member of the Pennsylvania State Senate, More...

By Charlie Sahner On Wednesday, November 8th, 2017

Keller Takes New Hope; McEwan, Baicker Win in Solebury; Ambulance Referendum Passes

New Hope Mayor Larry Keller. New Hope Mayor Larry Keller decisively fended off a challenge by Democrat Geri Delevich to hang on to the position he’s held since 1998. Keller won 628 votes to Delevich’s More...

By Staff On Monday, October 23rd, 2017

Annual Antique Show Coming to New Hope Eagle Fire House

The Bucks County Antiques Dealers Association (BCADA) will presents their 71st annual antiques show on Nov. 11 and 12 at the New Hope Eagle Fire Hall just off Route 202. The annual BCADA show is now the largest More...

By Charlie Sahner On Saturday, September 30th, 2017

Wawa Touts Proposed New Hope/Solebury Superstore at Saturday Open House

Photo from Wawa brochure. Wawa Inc., Doylestown developer Verrichia, and former Congressman Mike Fitzpatrick have been out pitching the proposed New Hope-Solebury Wawa superstore, and on Saturday they held an open More...