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1 hr ago | The Times-Tribune

State says no calls to stifle Marcellus health complaints

Staff members were not told to stifle health complaints related to natural gas development, the state Department of Health officials insisted.


Related Topix: Tunkhannock, PA

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Bucks apartment complex sold for $21.3M

TGM Associates on Thursday said it sold the 238-unit Hidden Forest Apartments in Fairless Hills, Bucks County, for $21.3 million, or $89,496 per unit, to Castellan Holdings.


Related Topix: Fairless Hills, PA, West Chester, PA

Newtown Man to Face Trial for Ear Biting

James Worthington will face trial on charges he bit and mangled another man's ear on St. Patrick's Day in Newtown Township.


Archbishop Charles Chaput. Photo | Jeff Fusco

Parishoners at the now-shuttered St. Ann church in Bristol have hired Italian lawyers to challenge Archbishop Charles Chaput's decision to close their church.


N.J. man given 27 months in prison for stealing $550K from Pop Warner

A New Jersey man has been sentenced to 27 months in prison for stealing hundreds of thousands of dollars from a Pop Warner organization based out of Langhorne, Bucks County, for the better part of the last decade, the U.S. Attorney for New Jersey said.


Related Topix: Langhorne, PA, York, PA

Wed Jul 30, 2014

The York Daily Record

I-83 project in southern York County to start Sunday

Repairs will start Sunday night on a 3.6-mile stretch of Interstate 83 in southern York County, according to the state Department of Transportation.


Related Topix: York County, PA, Shrewsbury, PA, Blooming-Glen, PA

New, permanent housing chief takes over

DOYLESTOWN Roger Collins, for 12 years the executive director of the Bucks County Opportunity Council, has been named the county's new director of housing and community development, the commissioners announced Tuesday.


New Hope Estate Includes A Guest Suite with Three Bedrooms

As per the photo, interior stone walls, exposed beamed ceilings, and reclaimed hardwood floors in chestnut and walnut are just few of the eye-catching details in this Bucks County residence.


Related Topix: Home Listing, Home

Philly Teens Charged With Robbery of $1,400 in Gift Cards from...

Two Philadelphia teenagers are charged with robbery and other offenses for allegedly using fraudulent credit cards to buy $1,400 in gift cards from Giant in Hilltown Township and attempting to rob an employee of a bag of activated gift cards.


Related Topix: Family, Philadelphia, PA, Teenagers, Perkasie, PA


2 use fake credit cards to steal gift cards from Giant, police say

Two men are facing numerous charges after police say they used fraudulent credit cards to buy gift cards at a Bucks County grocery store.


Related Topix: Philadelphia, PA

MP becomes newest member of community bank

A COMMUNITY bank launched for people in South Bucks has welcomed its newest member, with MP Dominic Grieve signing up for a savings account.


Related Topix: Buckinghamshire County, England, United Kingdom,

CBS Local

Future Stars Of Broadway Under The Spotlight In Bucks County

The future stars of Broadway could be performing on stage at the Bucks County Playhouse in New Hope for the next ten days.


Related Topix: New Hope, PA, Montgomery County, PA

Ex-teacher can't sue over blog, judge says

A former Bucks County high school teacher who claimed she was fired for disparaging students as "frightfully dim," "utterly loathsome," and "whiny" in an online blog can't sue the district for violating her right to free speech, a federal judge has ruled.


Tue Jul 29, 2014

New study into impact of Wycombe A&E closure agreed

A NEW study into urgent healthcare in High Wycombe will go ahead after a unanimous call to drill deeper into the effect of hospital changes on residents.


Related Topix: Buckinghamshire County, England, World News, United Kingdom,

Bucks County native inspired 'lone soldiers' in Israel

THE WORDS comfort Harriet Levin, expressed in letters sent to her Bucks County home, or in emails, or in person when she kneels beside her son's grave at Mount Herzl military cemetery in Israel.


Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Philadelphia, PA, Bryn Mawr, PA

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Ghost Lights

There is an entire classification of spirits known as ghost lights . The stories come from around the world.


WXPN-FM Philadelphia

XPNFest Recap: The Lawsuits bring breezy harmonies to the River Stage

From the fertile Bucks County musical community, The Lawsuits brought a set of breezy country harmonies crossed with revved-up rock and roll to the River Stage on the third day of this year's XPoNential Music Festival.


Related Topix: Philadelphia, PA

BWW Reviews: Bucks County Playhouse Presents an Entertaining Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike

There is no other theatre that is more perfect for a production of VANYA AND SONIA AND MASHA AND SPIKE than Bucks County Playhouse.


Related Topix: Christopher Durang

Sat Jul 26, 2014

The Lebanon Daily News

A look at Gov. Tom Corbett's pension push and what some Pa. voters say about it

Gov. Tom Corbett has been stressing pension reform in recent campaign appearances as he tries to convince voters to give him a second term.

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Related Topix: Pension, Personal Finance, US Governors, Tom Corbett, Harrisburg, PA, Greensburg, PA

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Cops: Driver jumped onto truck in Bucks road rage

A man is in custody after he allegedly climbed onto another driver's car Friday morning during a road-rage incident in Bucks County.


Related Topix: Warminster, PA, Langhorne, PA