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By Staff On Thursday, August 1st, 2019
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Pa. Opioid Update: Overdose deaths down; more free Narcan; help for families, docs

Governor Tom Wolf and health agency secretaries today announced a decrease in opioid drug overdose deaths from 2017 to 2018, and provided an update on efforts moving forward, including tuition and loan financial More...

By Charlie Sahner On Thursday, June 28th, 2018
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New Pennsylvania Fireworks Law in Effect for Fourth of July

“Safe and sane” fireworks at Love Saves the Day in New Hope. For the first time in 79 years, Pennsylvania residents can shoot off aerial fireworks, like bottle rockets, in their back yard. Previously, More...

By Charlie Sahner On Wednesday, May 16th, 2018
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Helen Tai Wins Special Election to Represent 178th District in Pennsylvania

Helen Tai (right) defeated Wendi Thomas in Tuesday’s special election. Democrat Helen Tai narrowly defeated Republican Wendi Thomas in a special election Tuesday to represent Pennsylvania’s 178th District. Tai will More...

By Charlie Sahner On Tuesday, May 8th, 2018
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PennDOT Approves $1 Million to Build Segment of Route 202 Trail in Solebury Township

River Road section of the Solebury Township trail. (Source: Solebury Township) Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf and PennDOT Secretary Leslie S. Richards today announced the approval of $1,000,000 in funding to build More...

By Staff On Thursday, April 26th, 2018
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State Rep. Candidates Tai and Thomas to Appear at May 2 Forum

Wendi Thomas and Helen Tai. State representative candidates Helen Tai and Wendi Thomas will participate in a nonpartisan candidates’ forum moderated by the League of Women Voters of Bucks County. The event is More...

By Staff On Thursday, April 19th, 2018
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Pennsylvania measure sparks debate over work requirements for food stamps

Jonathan Weiss | Shutterstock.com By Dave Lemery | Watchdog.org Work requirements tied to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program were introduced at the federal level in the 1990s, with the caveat that states More...

By Staff On Monday, April 16th, 2018
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Conservation Voters of PA Endorses Helen Tai for State Representative

Helen Tai, husband John, and Cosmo. Conservation Voters of Pennsylvania (CVPA) on Monday endorsed Helen Tai for State Representative in the 178th district in the May 15 special election. CVPA represents Pennsylvania More...

By Staff On Friday, February 16th, 2018
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Pennsylvania Gas Prices Predicted to Top $3

Although gasoline prices have dipped slightly of late, AAA says they will take a significant turn in the next few weeks, and spike in the second quarter of the year, with the average price of gas across Pennsylvania More...

By Charlie Sahner On Saturday, February 10th, 2018
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Solebury Township to Charge New Hope Kids $50 to Play Sports

Solebury Township Hall. The standoff between the Solebury Township Board of Supervisors and New Hope Borough Council over how much New Hope should contribute toward funding Solebury’s Park and Recreation programs 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...