Bucks County News

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The Bucks County Community College Foundation (BCCCF) is excited to announce the successful conclusion of its seventeenth annual 'Salute to Mothers Scholarship Tea Event,' held on Friday, April 19, from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Newtown, PA campus. The event, which celebrated and supported student mothers pursuing higher education, was a resounding success, drawing in a record […]

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A Tullytown man was sentenced on Monday, April 29, 2024, to state prison for providing the drugs that led to a woman’s overdose death in Falls Township in November 2021. Steven Frederick Yard Jr., 32, pleaded guilty in January to charges of involuntary manslaughter, possession with intent to deliver a controlled substance, recklessly endangering another […]

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In an ongoing effort to keep the small business community informed, SCORE Bucks County will offer 15 educational workshops for entrepreneurs and business owners in May. The online webinars feature a wide range of insightful topics for every stage of the entrepreneur’s business journey, including social media basics; starting and operating a new business; an […]

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Citing “an increasing body of research” that suggests a later start time for high school students, Pennsbury High School has announced that starting from the 2025 school year, the day will begin at 8 a.m. instead of the current 7:20 a.m. The change aims to help students “better manage their mornings,” enhance alertness and improve academic […]

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A 41-year-old man was taken into custody Wednesday night for trying to rape and abduct a woman in the parking lot of the Redner’s in Middletown Township. Daniel R. Pierson, from Yardley, was taken into custody in less than 24 hours after the scary incident and accused of trying to commit kidnapping to aid a felony, trying to commit kidnapping to […]

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Following several successful years that yielded more than $1 million in grants for the township, the Falls Supervisors opted on Monday to continue its annual contract with a grant-writing company. Noting that Millennium Strategies, LLC has helped Falls secure $1,077,693.33 in alternative governmental and nongovernmental grant funding since beginning work with the township in 2020, […]

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The troubled Washington Crossing Bridge over the Delaware River is facing more challenges than just car traffic, as another municipality is now joining the opposition to a plan for replacing the 120-year-old bridge. Wrightstown Township officials have recently partnered with Upper Makefield Township in the fight against replacing the narrow, two-lane bridge connecting Upper […]


“Cannabis” will be the featured topic of the Trevose Horticultural Society monthly meeting on Tuesday, April 16 at 7 p.m. at the Bensalem Senior Center, 1850 Byberry Road, Bensalem, PA. In a Power Point presentation, guest speaker, Carla Garzon PhD, will introduce the scientific perspective of Cannabis and hemp. Her broad selection of topics includes their […]

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