EAST ROCKHILL — Beginning this school year, the state of Pennsylvania has added a new requirement that each school district do an Assessment of Civic Knowledge test.
We just observed another annual April Fool’s Day, and it occurred to me that I didn’t know why such a tradition exists. A little research found that nobody really seems to know why, although the idea has existed for several hundred years, by many different cultures.
Perkasie Borough Electric Company has earned the American Public Power Association’s Safety Award of Excellence for safe operating practices in 2020.
Bucks County candidates running on the May 18 ballot for municipal offices, including school director positions, will be contacted by the League of Women Voters of Bucks County. By April 5, they can look to receive an email from LWV of Bucks County with a "Voter Guide Invitation to Participa…
The League of Women Voters of Bucks County will hold the third and last in a series of roundtable presentations about the breadth and depth of the problem of hunger and food insecurity in Bucks County.
WEST ROCKHILL — Russell Closs III is the newest Pennridge Regional Police officer. Officer Stephen DiGiovanni is retiring after 22 years with the department.
One of the features of Harper’s Magazine in recent years is “Harper’s Index,” on a page always up front before a reader comes to the excessively erudite articles.
We'd like take a moment to shine the spotlight on our own, Dr. Dave Goldberg. He's been a tremendous asset to our team. Dr. Dave grew up outside of Philadelphia, in Cheltenham Township and received his Bachelor’s degree in Exercise Physiology from Temple University. In addition to academics,…
EAST ROCKHILL — The 41-year-old sewer pump station on Three Mile Run Road is being replaced this year, but it looks like it will cost more than expected.
NORRISTOWN — A Philadelphia man is accused of multiple daytime residential burglaries and attempted burglaries in Montgomery, Delaware and Philadelphia counties, including one during which he allegedly performed a sex act in view of a 102-year-old woman.
The Bucks County Free Library, which includes the Samuel Pierce branch at 491 Arthur Avenue in Perkasie, offers the following virtual programs during the month of April.
EAST ROCKHILL — Applications are being accepted to fill the Pennridge School Board seat that was held by Dr. Sherry Thompson, who resigned effective March 22.
EAST ROCKHILL — It's not yet known where Pennridge High School's graduation will take place this year, but it will be in-person.
Many of the candidates in this year's local elections will be unopposed in the primary elections, almost assuring those persons will move on to the ballot in the fall.
EAST ROCKHILL — One man was killed and another taken by ambulance to a hospital after the vehicles they were driving collided at Route 313 and Three Mile Run Road in East Rockhill about 6 p.m. Sunday, March 21, Pennridge Regional Police Department said.
Two state legislators with a background in public education have teamed up to call for the creation of a commission to look at reforming Pennsylvania's education system with an eye toward equity.
PHILADELPHIA >> James Harry Calamia has stepped down from his position as Executive Director of the Roxborough Development Corporation (RDC). following close to a decade of service to the organization.
On March 23, Mike Weilbacher, Executive Director of the Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education, received the 2021 Keystone award from the Pennsylvania Association of Environmental Educators. This award recognizes an individual who has dedicated their life to advancing the quality and …
BEDMINSTER — A Family Education Program on Addiction is held 7 p.m. the first three Mondays of the month at Presbyterian Church of Deep Run, 16 Irish Meetinghouse Rd, Perkasie.
SCHOOL THREAT — A tip was received at 9:06 p.m. March 16 from the Pennsylvania Office of Attorney General's Safe to Say Something program about a possible threat of violence against Upper Bucks County Technical School, Bedminster Township Police Department said. The tip concerned an overhear…
A campaign called “Connect with a Smile” is encouraging people throughout the region to turn that frown upside down, even while wearing a mask, to spread hope throughout the community.
NORRISTOWN — Conversations surrounding the rise of hate crimes against the Asian American community brought on by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic found its way to Thursday’s Montgomery County Board of Commissioners meeting.
EAST ROCKHILL — In the 2018-2019 school year, 891 of Pennridge School District's special education students had their classes in Pennridge schools, while the district contracted with other providers for the rest.
NORRISTOWN — Help is available for Montgomery County residents who may lack transportation to get to a coronavirus vaccination clinic when it’s their turn to receive the vaccine, according to county officials.
NORRISTOWN — Montgomery County has received a slight increase in COVID-19 vaccines from the state that will allow local officials to open an additional mass vaccination site in Willow Grove by the end of the week.
PERKASIE — A virtual panel discussion on mental health and addiction's impact on the Perkasie community is set for 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 13.
HATFIELD -- Northbound and southbound Route 309 (Sellersville Bypass) motorists in Montgomery and Bucks counties will encounter a weekday lane closure beginning next week for paving under a $53.5 million project to rehabilitate the pavement and repair several structures on a 9.1-mile section…
LIMERICK — A hearing for a proposal to build a two-story, 30,000-square-foot assisted living senior facility on 8.5 acres at 545 Lewis Road was continued until next month.
NORRISTOWN — The passage of the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 offers additional relief for Montgomery County with opportunities to stretch the stimulus dollars over time.
WEST NORRITON — When the Norristown Area School District board of directors appointed Christopher Jaramillo and Cynthia Wirth to fill vacancies on the board this year, Wirth was in the unique position of bringing decades of teaching experience to meet the challenge.
NORRISTOWN — Nearly 150 Montgomery County residents tested positive for the coronavirus and two additional people died from the virus, according to the latest daily county data.