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As the new year starts, changes came to the Telford Borough Council. At the Jan. 6 meeting, council members unanimously voted in John Taylor as the new council president. Taylor replaces Robert Baker, who served as president for the past two years.

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LOWER SALFORD — Meeting on the first Monday of the new year, towns across the state held their reorganization meetings Jan. 6. 

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FORT WASHINGTON -- The Kids ‘n Smiles Toy Drive at an after school program on Gerard Avenue in North Hills last month appeared to be a great success, according to Fort Washington Business Alliance and Executive Board President Glenn Griffin.

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SOUDERTON — Along with holding its reorganization meeting the first Monday of the new year to set the stage for the future, Souderton Borough Council also looked back, noting the contributions of a long-time employee who retired, two outgoing council members, the recent death of two voluntee…

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HORSHAM — Funds to construct a system to steeply reduce the amount of PFAS-contaminated water leaving the Horsham Air Guard Station have been released, moving the project forward.

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CHELTENHAM -- The Cheltenham Board of Commissioners bid adieu to a community leader, colleague and friend during Dec. 18’s meeting in Curtis Hall.

ABINGTON — The Jin Lian Asian Massage parlor, 2743 Jenkintown Road, Ardsley, was held up at gunpoint by a male wearing a black, hooded sweatshirt around 1 p.m. Dec. 29, police said. Anyone with information about the robbery or the male captured on surveillance video is asked to contact Detec…

At the end of December, the Schuylkill Center says a bittersweet goodbye to Claire Morgan, who is retiring at the end of the month. One of our longest serving employees, Claire was hired in 2001 to work on community programming, and became a fixture here for the next 18 years, serving as an …

A Christmas Tableau was presented at St. Helena’s Catholic Church in Blue Bell. The Tableau was presented by the sixth grade students of the Parish Religious Education Program (PREP) under the direction of Madeleine Fitzgerald. First grade angels, under the guidance of their teachers, Maria …

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FRANCONIA — It's been another successful year of fundraising and donations for Franconia's Shop with a Cop, Police Chief Michael Martin told the Franconia Township Board of Supervisors at its Dec. 16 meeting. 

With the distinction of the oldest tree-lighting ceremony in the U.S., Perkasie celebrated tree lighting in style with a festival Saturday. Of course Santa was the honored guest who helped light the town's tree. 

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After months of internal discussion and research, Bucks County has OK’d in time for the 2020 presidential election a new voting system designed to thwart hackers with hand-marked paper balloting.

ABINGTON — Pasquale Neri, 60, of the 200 block of Mermaid Lane, Philadelphia, a patient at a healthcare and rehabilitation center in Abington, was arrested Nov. 29 for an alleged sexual assault, after staff contacted police, police said.

The Souderton Holiday Parade had something for everyone with 90-some participants in a two-hour strut down Main and Broad streets. The parade began with the American Legion color guard and ended with the arrival of Santa by firetruck. The parade theme was a "Green Holiday" to encourage recycling.