There's a really scary article about ticks in the current issue of the AARP Bulletin. (That's the American Association of Retired Persons, so I presume it isn't read by most folks born after the Eisenhower administration.)

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DOYLESTOWN — Anthony Louis Miller, 28, of Quakertown, who was a correctional officer at Bucks County Correctional Facility, was arrested July 20 and charged with smuggling suboxone strips into the jail, the Bucks County District Attorney's office posted on its crimewatchpa.com page. 

AGGRAVATED ASSAULT — Patrick C. Bowen, 43, was charged with aggravated assault, simple assault, recklessly endangering another person and related charges after officers responded July 12 to a report of a domestic disturbance in the 2500 block of Hill Road in East Rockhill, Pennridge Regional…

When I look at my sister's web site on the computer, I usually see typical family stuff. But the other day, I must have hit the wrong letter on the key board. What I got was a Facebook page which was blaring the question,"If I broke into your home, and stole what was on the top of your fridg…

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BUCKS COUNTY — A now 23-year-old West Rockhill woman has pleaded guilty to charges in connection with the fentanyl-related death of 21-year-old Perkasie resident Alisha Brown in October of 2019.

SMASH & GRAB — Thefts from three vehicles at Menlo Aquatics Center on July10 are being investigated, Perkasie Borough Police Department said. Windows were broken to enter the vehicles, police said. Anyone who witnessed suspicious activity in the area between 1 and 6 p.m. is asked to call…

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DOYLESTOWN — The 52-year-old Warminster man who pleaded guilty to firing the shot that killed 2020 Pennridge High School and Upper Bucks County Technical School graduate Jason Kutt as Kutt and his girlnfriend watched the sun going down by the side of Lake Nockamixon was sentenced Wednesday t…

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SELLERSVILLE — When the Continental Congress adopted the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776, it wasn't the end of the fight for freedom.

The current Readers Digest magazine has an article that mentions that about 1.12 billion squirrels live in the United States at any given time. I’m not surprised. I think that most of them used to live in the huge oak tree in front of our house.

DUI — James Mann, 29, of the 800 block of New Galena Road, was charged with driving under the influence, terroristic threats and harassment after being stopped for making a turn on a red light at Route 313 and Fifth Street in East Rockhill at 11:15 p.m. June 27, Pennridge Regional Police Dep…

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PERKASIE — A 29-year-old borough man is charged with rape by forcible compulsion, sexual assault and indecent assault after police say a woman reported she was raped after helping the man move into his new home last year.  

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PERKASIE — When Pennridge Community Day recently asked on its Facebook page what excites people most about Community Day, fireworks topped the list, with other activities also getting a mention. 

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WEST ROCKHILL — A ransomware attack against mental health and anti-addiction services provider Penn Foundation gave the attacker access to personal information of clients, but it does not appear any of that information has been used in an unauthorized manner, Penn Foundation officials said w…

When I first read about the current vaccine for protection against COVID-19, I twisted my neck to look in the mirror at my right shoulder. That’s where, when I was 6 years old, I was vaccinated to prevent smallpox.

GRAFFITI — Someone "tagged" graffiti on numerous signs and concrete bridge abutments along the walking paths of Moods Bridge Park and Iron Bridge Park on June 20, Pennridge Regional Police Department said. 

It is tradition that if July 4 is a Sunday, the Fourth of July parade will be held on Monday, July 5, the legal holiday. On Monday, July 5, at 8 a.m., St. John the Baptist, Manayunk, will celebrate Mass in church. Come dressed in your service uniform or your red, white, and blue, carry your …

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BEDMINSTER — A Family Education Program on Addiction is held 7 p.m. the first three Monday evenings of the month at Presbyterian Church Deep Run, 16 Irish Meetinghouse Road, just outside Dublin.