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By Staff On Wednesday, October 17th, 2018
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Fishing trip gets Bucks County prison guard snagged for workers’ comp fraud

Carl Wayne Stokes A Bucks County corrections officer who charged undercover investigators for a guided fishing trip this summer while receiving workers’ compensation may be in a boatload of trouble. Carl Wayne More...

By Staff On Monday, October 15th, 2018
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Annual Women’s Power Summit Oct. 18 seeks greater representation in government

“Empowering Women Through Politics: How & Why?” is the theme for the 8th Annual Women’s Power Summit at the Bucks Club in Jamison on Thursday, Oct. 18. Sponsored by the Bucks County Bar Association More...

By Staff On Tuesday, September 25th, 2018
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Photos from Saturday’s Peace Fair in Lahaska

Several thousand visitors from Bucks and surrounding counties visited the 19th annual Peace Fair in Lahaska last Saturday to learn more about what area nonprofits are doing to promote peace, social justice, healthy More...

By Charlie Sahner On Wednesday, August 22nd, 2018
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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...