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2 Rhawnhurst guys invent mower that whacks, edges too

It cuts! It mulches! It edges! It whacks! - was born in the dead of winter, when Bruce Packer, 78, was booted out of the house he'd rented for 18 years across Borbeck Avenue from his Rhawnhurst neighbor, Dennis Gesker, 73, who took him in.


Related Topix: Inventions, Science / Technology, Chalfont, PA

Sun Apr 20, 2014

WFMJ-TV Youngstown

Missing Pa. boater's search enters recovery stage

Searchers trying to find a suburban Philadelphia man who fell from his boat into the Delaware River say they now consider it a recovery mission.


WFMZ-TV Allentown

Homeowner confronts burglar in Bucks County

An alleged burglar got more than he bargained for when he broke into a home in Bucks County, according to State Police.


Related Topix: Wind Gap, PA, Trumbauersville, PA

Award-Winning Poet to Read at BCCC April 25

Award-winning poet Evie Shockley will present later this month as part of Bucks County Community College's Wordsmiths Reading Series.


Related Topix: Arts, Poetry, African-American

Bucks Herald

New museum chief wants to bring collections out from the cold

The new director of Bucks County Museum wants to bring hundreds of exhibits which are currently hidden away in Halton back into the public eye.


The Times-Tribune

Animal advocate: Salem Twp. woman turns childhood passion into a way of life

MICHAEL J. MULLEN / STAFF PHOTOGRAPHER Terri Florentino, hospital manager at Abington Veterinary Center, with dog-in-training Angelina, left, and two of her own border collies, Mirk and Echo.


Related Topix: Montgomery County, PA, Hatboro, PA

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Abbie Hoffman's presence echoes decades later

The gray Toyota Corolla that Abbie Hoffman drove in Mexico during his fugitive years still sits in upper Bucks County, parked on the old farm where he lived and took his own life 25 years ago.


Related Topix: War Movies, Drama Movies, Biography Movies, Born on the Fourth of July, Suicide, Point Pleasant, PA, Solebury, PA

Sat Apr 19, 2014

CBS Local

Search Continues For Missing Boater In Bucks County

The search continued Saturday for the body of a man who went missing after an accident on the Delaware River in Bucks County.


Related Topix: Boat Disaster

Veteran ID Discount Card Sign Up is Tuesday

Bucks County Recorder of Deeds staff will visit five locations in the upcoming week as the office continues to take the Veterans ID Discount Card program on the road.


Related Topix: Bensalem, PA, Levittown, PA, Quakertown, PA

Fri Apr 18, 2014


Superior Seal Coating Opens New Bucks County Location

Through excellent customer relations, high-quality service, and competitive pricing, they've established a trusted brand name for themselves, enabling the opportunity for even further expansion within the region.


BCCC to Host Public Job Fair Wednesday

Looking for employment? Bucks County Community College will host a job fair from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. this Wednesday, April 23. The fair, hosted by the college's Career Services office, takes place in the Rollins Center cafeteria on the Newtown campus.


Related Topix: Newtown, PA

Fundraiser for DeGennaro memorial is Saturday

FAIRLESS HILLS A music-filled fund-raiser to support a burgeoning memorial fund in the name of Danny DeGennaro, the Levittown guitarist who was murdered in his home in 2011, is scheduled for Saturday night in Fairless Hills, according to organizers.


Related Topix: Fairless Hills, PA, Levittown, PA

Do This

Conductor Valentin Radu leads the Ama Deus Ensemble in Mozart's Requiem and the 1842 Paris version of Rossini's Stabat Mater , with soloists Julie-Anne Green , soprano, Jody Kidwell , mezzo, Timothy Bentch , tenor, and Justin Ryan , bass, at St. Katharine of Siena Church, 104 S. Aberdeen Ave., Wayne.


Related Topix: Wayne, PA, Movies, Entertainment

Thu Apr 17, 2014


WWII vet gets anonymous surprise in Bucks County

What WWII veteran Walter Thomson intended as a 90th birthday gift to himself turned into something much bigger - a thank you for his service from an anonymous stranger.


Related Topix: Warminster, PA, Doylestown, PA


Palisades wrestling coach files suit against PIAA

A Bucks County wrestling coach who was punished for forfeiting a match is now suing the PIAA.


Interview: Bensalem Singer-Songwriter Christina Perri

Bensalem-bred singer-songwriter Christina Perri comes back home this weekend to perform songs from her new album, Head Or Heart , at the Electric Factory .


Related Topix: Bensalem, PA, Christina Perri

Three Veteran ID Discount Card Sign Ups Scheduled

Bucks County Recorder of Deeds staff will visit five locations next week as the office continues to take the Veterans ID Discount Card program on the road.


Related Topix: Bensalem, PA, Levittown, PA, Quakertown, PA

Virginia firm to continue planning new Bucks County offices

DOYLESTOWN The Bucks County commissioners approved a contract Wednesday worth nearly $700,000 for a Virginia firm to continue planning the fate of some county-owned buildings that will be affected by the opening of the $86 million justice center.


Wed Apr 16, 2014

Inn trouble: Punks taking advantage of Bucks motel

"It's not like places in North Philly, where you have to keep your hands in your pockets and look like you're pissed off so people don't mess with you," he said while sipping Crown Royal in Bottlecaps, the motel's lobby bar.


Related Topix: 9, Philadelphia, PA, Bensalem, PA, Drugs

Business Journal

Bucks building comes up for auction

A property in Warminster, Pa., that had once housed a grocery store and then the Bucks County location for Waterloo Gardens is coming up for auction.


Related Topix: Warminster, PA