Bucks County, PA

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Tractor-trailer crash, fuel spill cause traffic delays in Bucks

RICHLAND TWP., Pa. - Crews were called to a fuel spill Monday after a tractor-trailer hit a guard rail in Bucks County. The vehicle was driving south on Route 309 when it went off the road, hitting the guard rail and a small bridge. The crash happened on the Springfield Township/Richland Township line.
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Bucks County Spent Quarantine Time Watching the Night Skies for Whoever — or Whatever — May Have Flown By

U.S. national intelligence officials are currently preparing a Congressional report on unexplained sightings in the sky. Cassie Miller looked (up) at the issue from an in-state perspective for the Pennsylvania Capital-Star. Butch Witkowski, founder-director of the UFO Research Center of Pennsylvania, said local sightings are relatively common. Since January 2021,...
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Holy Que’s Texas Style BBQ is Setting Bucks County and Beyond Up in Smoke

LAHASKA, PA — It has been about six months since Holy Que Smokehouse has opened in Lahaska PA and the owner, Tom Peters, couldn’t be happier with its progress. Peters said “Given the circumstances, Holy Que really hit the ground running. With a few pivots in the process, we have been able to really put traditional Texas BBQ on the map here in Bucks County and beyond. The feedback from locals and even Texas transplants has been pretty awesome.”
Levittown, PAbuckscountycouriertimes.com

Mullane: How a house in Levittown — home of the concrete slab — got its big basement

Eight years ago when Myke and Julia Ricca bought their Levittown house on Goldengate Road in the Goldenridge section, they’d hear the same question over and over. “‘Does your house really have a basement?’ That’s what I’d hear. I mean, neighbors would ask," Juliasaid. "The Verizon guy was really surprised, like he couldn’t believe we had one. I would say, yes, we have a basement, but I’d think why are people freaking out that we have a basement?”
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Bensalem EMS unveils infectious disease ambulance

Bensalem Emergency Medical Services recently unveiled a brand new ambulance that’s been retrofitted to safely transport patients with highly infectious diseases. According to Bensalem EMS executive director Tom Topley, it’s the first of its kind in Bucks County. “If somebody walks into a local hospital and they have a travel...
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Newtown-based drug manufacturer, two executives charged with conspiracy to defraud the FDA

BUCKS COUNTY >> Acting United States Attorney Jennifer Arbittier Williams announced that generic drug manufacturer KVK-TECH, Inc., headquartered in Newtown, Murty Vepuri, 69, and Ashvin Panchal, 50, also of Newtown, have been charged by indictment with conspiracy to defraud the United States Food & Drug Administration (FDA” arising from the alleged distribution of unapproved drugs as well as alleged efforts to mislead the FDA and conceal information which could impact drug safety and effectiveness.
Doylestown, PAlowerbuckstimes.com

Commissioners meeting July 7

The Bucks County Commissioners will hold their next meeting on Wednesday, July 7, at 10:30 a.m. at the Bucks County Administration Building, 55 E. Court St., in Doylestown. The meeting will be broadcast at facebook.com/BucksCountyGovt. Future meetings will be on July 21, Aug. 4, Aug. 18, Sept. 1, Sept. 15,...
Doylestown, PAphillyvoice.com

Central Bucks West students pay tribute to Pink with 'What About Us' performance

The Central Bucks High School West choir released a rendition this week of Pink's hit single "What About Us," and the tribute caught the Doylestown native's attention. The song and accompanying music video opens up with a message from the choir to Pink. The artist went by the name Alecia Moore while she was a student and school choir member at Central Bucks West.
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Vote: Intelligencer/Courier Times Athlete of the Week: June 7-13

It's time to select the Intelligencer/Courier Times Spring Athlete of the Week for June 7-13. The poll will run until 5 p.m. Wednesday. Last week, North Penn senior baseball player RJ Agriss won the award with 5,234 votes. Neshaminy junior baseball player Liam DelGuerico was second (4,514 votes). Trouble seeing...
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Man Struck, Killed By SEPTA Train In Bucks County

A man was struck and killed by a SEPTA train Friday night in Bucks County. The southbound West Trenton Line train was approaching the Langhorne station when the man walked into its path north of the station around 8:05 p.m., SEPTA officials said. The man was pronounced dead at the...
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Newtown, Bucks County Community College to host virtual Juneteenth event

Newtown Township’s Human Relations Commission and Bucks County Community College will host a Celebrate Juneteenth virtual event Wednesday. Juneteenth, celebrated on June 19th, commemorates the freedom of enslaved people in the United States. Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf signed legislation recognizing the date as “Juneteenth National Freedom Day” in 2019. Newtown...
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Federal judge tosses suit to overturn natural gas drilling ban in the Delaware River Basin

A federal judge on Friday tossed a lawsuit over natural gas drilling in the Delaware River Basin as a political issue — not a legal one. U.S. Eastern District of Pennsylvania Judge Paul S. Diamond dismissed a lawsuit filed at the beginning of the year challenging a de facto fracking ban by the Delaware River Basin Commission for over a decade. That ban became official in February.