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Detectives promoted, new Assistant District Attorneys sworn in

The Bucks County District Attorney’s Office recently announced new additions and promotions. The two new Assistant District Attorneys were sworn into office, and two county detectives were promoted to Lieutenant during a ceremony before President Judge Wallace H. Bateman Jr. The newest prosecutors, Abigail Cocco and Rebekah Van Der...
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Bensalem Times

Pollinator Palooza set for Saturday

Heritage Conservancy is hosting Pollinator Palooza on Saturday, Aug. 13, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on the grounds of its Jackson Pond Nature Preserve, located in Forest Grove. Pollinator Palooza is a family-friendly festival celebrating pollinators and the beautiful transformation of Jackson Pond Nature Preserve into a 4-acre pollinator meadow. The event features games, crafts, art sales, plant giveaways, live music, Kona Ice and food purchases from The Vegan Table.
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Grundy Library acquires book bike

The Margaret R. Grundy Memorial Library, 680 Radcliffe St. in Bristol, recently purchased a book bike for use by library staff at public outreach events in the borough. Manufactured by Haley Tricycles, it is tentatively scheduled for a fall 2022 delivery. This announcement comes on the heels of Book Bike...
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Second Sin is showing the power of small breweries

Longtime friends Mike Beresky, Phil Harris and Jake Howell still remember the mantra taught to them by their Pennwood Middle School football coach — “Don’t get satisfied.”. In fact, it’s written on the wall of Second Sin Brewing, which the trio opened in November 2019 at 1500...
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United Way seeks donations for back-to-school drive

United Way of Bucks County is seeking monetary donations for its annual back-to-school drive, Stuff the Bus. The drive, which runs through the end of August, provides local K-12 students in need with essential supplies like sturdy backpacks, binders, pens, pencils and rulers. Cleaning kits containing hand sanitizer, disinfecting wipes and tissues are also included.
Bensalem Times

Traveling quilt exhibit at Pennsbury Manor

Pennsbury Manor is the home of a traveling quilt exhibit, Dreams of Freedom: The Threads That Hold Us Together, honoring the life and legacy of Harriet Tubman. The exhibit, which opened Aug. 6, is a traveling exhibit of quilts and mixed media by artists and crafters from around the country, all celebrating the life and contributions of American hero Tubman. It’s housed at Pennsbury’s Crozier House. Dreams of Freedom was organized by the Sankofa Artisans Guild.
Bristol Times

Free COVID-19 vaccinations in Bristol

During National Immunization Awareness Month, Bucks County Health Improvement Partnership, in partnership with the Bucks County Immunization Commission and Little Big Health Solutions, is hosting a free COVID-19 vaccine clinic on Aug. 10, at the Bristol Borough Senior Activity Center, 301 Wood St., from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Bucks...
Bristol Times

Funding awarded to local Community Learning Centers

The Pennsylvania Department of Education announced awards totaling more than $19 million for the 21st Century Community Learning Centers Cohort 11 grant. These awards will go to nine school districts, three intermediate units, eight charter schools, two institutions of higher education and 22 community-based organizations. The following are receiving funding...
Bristol Times

Silver Lake Nature Center announces upcoming events

Silver Lake Nature Center, 1306 Bath Road in Bristol, announced several upcoming events:. Volunteer Work Day takes place Saturday, Aug. 6, from 9 a.m. to noon. Help SLNC maintain its grounds. Be prepared to get wet and dirty. Bring a refillable water bottle. Rain or shine. Meet at the SLNC Pavilion, near the SLNC Visitors’ Center. Register online or by phone.

Native tree and shrub sale

The Penn State Master Watershed Steward volunteers of Bucks County are now accepting online orders for native trees and shrubs through Wednesday, Aug. 31. The third annual fundraiser offers 28 varieties of native trees and shrubs to order online and pick up at Warwick Memorial Park, Jamison, on Saturday, Oct. 1, the perfect time for planting.
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PIDA loan awarded to Croydon-based Btec Solutions

Gov. Tom Wolf announced the approval of eight new low-interest loans through the Pennsylvania Industrial Development Authority to support business growth in six counties across Pennsylvania that will help create and retain 233 jobs. Btec Solutions, Inc., through the Bucks County Economic Development Corporation, was approved for a 15-year, $2,250,000...
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Bristol Times

Family Service receives grant from Bristol Elks Lodge #970

Family Service Association of Bucks County recently received a grant in the amount of $2,000 from the Bristol Elks Lodge #970. This funding will go toward supporting an expansion of operations and services at the agency’s Bristol facility. Since 1953, Family Service, a nonprofit health, human and social services...
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Lower Bucks Chamber hosts Golf Outing

The Lower Bucks County Chamber of Commerce is hosting its annual Golf Outing on Tuesday, Sept. 20, at Philmont Country Club, 301 Tomlinson Road in Huntingdon Valley. Lunch is at 11 a.m. with a noon tee-off. Cost is $235 for members ($900 for foursome); $250 for non-members ($1,000 for foursome). This includes entry to 18 holes of golf, riding cart, lunch, dinner and the chance to win prizes.
Bensalem Times

SCORE Bucks County offering webinars in August

SCORE Bucks County, which offers mentoring and workshops to small business owners and entrepreneurs, is offering two free webinars in August. “What’s Your Digital Marketing Success Plan?” takes place Aug. 9. Led by Donna Botti, owner of Delos Incorporated, the session helps attendees define a successful digital marketing plan. Botti will discuss: how to get the message right; how to own your presence; how to build one strategy; and how to integrate everything into one cohesive strategy.

Cobbin’ at the Creek is set for July 31

Neshaminy Creek Brewing Company is celebrating the return of Better Maize Ahead American Cream Ale with the free Cobbin’ at the Creek on July 31, at its Croydon taproom, 909 Ray Ave., from noon to 7 p.m. The event features corn cocktails from New Liberty Distillery, a corn-themed menu...
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Bristol Times

‘Burlington Island, In Your Backyard’ outdoor program set for Aug. 6

The Grundy Museum, 610 Radcliffe St. in Bristol, is hosting Judy Gaunt and Dawn and Jim McCreary from Friends of Burlington Island on the River Park Lawn on Saturday, Aug. 6, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Get an up close and personal look at the island seated on the lawn behind the museum as their live presentation “Burlington Island, In Your Backyard” unfolds.
Bensalem Times

Bucks college students spend summer in service

Nine college students from Bucks County have been chosen to participate in Foundations Community Partnership’s 2022 Summer Youth Corps program, which offers paid internships at local nonprofit human service agencies in Bucks County serving children, youth and families. The students gain meaningful, practical expertise while community nonprofits benefit from...
Bristol Times

Neshaminy Creek, Yakima Chief Hops release Pick Window

Neshaminy Creek Brewing Company recently released Pick Window, a double dry-hopped American IPA brewed in collaboration with Yakima Chief Hops. Inspired by the many trips out to Yakima Valley, Pick Window captures the serendipitous moment when the hops are at their prime. Pick Window, as the name implies, is available for a limited time and will be sold at all three Neshaminy Creek taprooms in Croydon, Dublin and New Hope. Cost is $14.50 for a 16 oz four-pack, by the case for $63.50 or on draft for $6.50, with additional availability at select Pennsylvania beer distributors.

Presentation on Burlington Island at Grundy Library

Friends of Burlington Island are sharing Burlington Island’s rich history during a presentation at the Grundy Library on Saturday, Aug. 6, at 11:30 a.m. Beginning with Burlington Island’s habitation by the Lenape people, including a later settlement by Dutch, Swedish and English occupiers and eventually Quakers, attendees will understand the island’s journey from historic times to present day. There will be an island-related activity for children.
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Hampton Times

Bucks recipients of PAsmart apprenticeship grants

Gov. Tom Wolf recently announced awards totaling more than $4.9 million for 14 Pennsylvania apprenticeship and pre-apprenticeship programs within the building and construction trades. Bucks County Community College is receiving $400,00 for its Center for Workforce Development, which will develop and implement a Building and Construction Trades Pre-Apprenticeship Program. CWD...