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HealthLink Dental Clinic finds new location

Earlier this year, HealthLink Dental Clinic, which provides free dental services to low-income residents and veterans of Bucks and Montgomery counties, announced that it sold its 1775 Street Road, Southampton headquarters of 20 years. This week, HealthLink revealed that in August, it will open the doors to its new location...
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$ 1 million Powerball ticket sold in Warminster

A Pennsylvania Lottery Powerball ticket worth $1 million was sold for the Wednesday, June 22 drawing at Super Value Beverage, 625 Mearns Road, Warminster, which earns a $5,000 bonus for selling the winning ticket. The ticket matched five of the five white balls drawn, 6-10-31-48-56. Winners are not known until...

46th Bucks County Poet Laureate competition is underway

Bucks County Community College announced that the search for the 46th annual Bucks County Poet Laureate is officially underway. The longest-running poet laureate program in Pennsylvania is open to Bucks County residents over age 18 who have not previously served as poet laureate. Each entrant must submit 10 original poems of any style or length, along with an entry form to the college’s Language and Literature Department. Entries must be submitted by Friday, Sept. 9.

Women’s Chorus completes Ireland tour

After the COVID-19 pandemic canceled the Bucks County Women’s Chorus’ 2020 performance tour to Greece just four weeks before they were scheduled to depart, the group has been not-so-patiently waiting to bring their vocal talents abroad once again. From May 1-8, 38 members, along with spouses and other...

Former Tennent athletic director honored

Longtime William Tennent athletic director and PIAA District 1 Football Chair Lou Pacchioli will be formally honored during halftime at a football game next year. A sign reading “Pacchioli Path” will be presented with the help of the Alumni Association and board of school directors. It’s directional signage that allows guests on campus to find their athletic field via four blacktop pathways.

Unattended Veterans Service is June 30

The community is invited to join the Bucks County Coroner’s Office at a combined ceremony with the Montgomery County Coroner’s Office at the Unattended Veterans Service on Thursday, June 30, at 2 p.m. at Washington Crossing National Cemetery, 830 Highland Road, Newtown. Together, the Coroner’s Offices will be...

Mr. Tennent 2022 announced

The 20th annual Mr. Tennent competition took place at William Tennent High School earlier this month, with Connor Fleming taking home the title of Mr. Tennent 2022. The candidates for the class of 2022 were Fleming, Pat Corley, Xavier Desrosiers, Tony Ferro, Ryan Hunt, Gavin Loughlin, Zack Peters, Alex Rusin, Jack Steilen and John Taylor.

Economic Development Series luncheon

The Lower Bucks County Chamber of Commerce is hosting an Economic Development Series luncheon on Tuesday, July 19, from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Northampton Valley Country Club, 299 Newtown-Richboro Road, Richboro. The theme is “Manufacturing and the Economy: An exploration of industry challenges and perspectives on the path forward.”

Fuel the Force providing free meals for area law enforcement

Something has been deeply troubling Christina Nelson over the past few years — how America’s law enforcement is treated. “Ninety-nine percent of these guys are extremely good people, but this narrative is being portrayed,” said Nelson. “They do this job everyday and I feel it’s a thankless job. They don’t get paid nearly enough.”

Davis announces $1.1 million in funding

State Rep. Tina Davis is applauding the approval of more than $1.1 million in funding for numerous organizations to provide much-needed programs and services throughout the county. “Our state and national economy suffered greatly in the months and years since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, and while there have...

Pre-K scholarships for military families

United Way of Bucks County announced that it’s increasing funding for early education scholarships available to local families with military experience. Any families residing in Bucks County with military experience who need help covering Pre-K or childcare costs for the 2022-23 school year are invited to apply. Families must meet these requirements to qualify: the child must be 3 to 4 years old by Aug. 31, 2022; the family must live in Bucks County; family income may not exceed $96,676 plus $17,017 for each dependent (as defined by the IRS); one of the child’s parents must be on Active Duty, Reserve or Guard Forces, or a veteran/retiree.

Tennent Football hosts movie night with ‘Titans’

Players from the 1971 Titans football team from T.C. Williams High School in Alexandria, Virginia, will be on hand for a July 23 community fundraiser to benefit William Tennent Football Boosters. “Night with the ‘71 Titans” features a meet-and-greet, autographs and photos with five players and a cheerleader from the...

Local veterinarian turns 85, still helping pets

As a child, Don Shields always had an affinity for two things – pets and medicine. Years later, when it came time to pursue an area of study in college, becoming a veterinarian made perfect sense. It’s been about six decades since Shields embarked on a path that would...

Chamber of Commerce scholarship winners

The Greater BucksMont Chamber of Commerce announced its 2022 scholarship winners. Each year, the chamber’s Scholarship Committee solicits and receives scholarship applications, and chooses the winners among graduating seniors from William Tennent High School, Archbishop Wood High School and Middle Bucks Institute of Technology. The winners from each school are awarded a $1,000 scholarship.

Fundraiser for United Way’s HELP Center

The Teen Group of the Bucks County Chapter of Jack and Jill of America Inc. announced that it’s awarding $7,565 to fellow nonprofit United Way of Bucks County. The group, consisting of 36 teenagers, held a fundraiser and chose to donate a portion of the proceeds to United Way’s HELP Center.

U.S. Military Service Academy nominations

U.S. Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick recently announced the United States Military Service Academy nominations for the class of 2026. One of Fitzpatrick’s most important duties is nominating qualified young men and women from Bucks and Montgomery counties to the nation’s prestigious service academies. Service Academy nominations are recommended by...

National Public Parks Tennis Championships coming to Bucks

This summer, the National Public Parks Tennis Championships are returning to the Philadelphia area for the first time since 1926. Hosted by the Bucks County Tennis Association and supported by the Bucks County Tourism Grant Program, the championships will run the weekend of July 22-24. The tournament’s formal announcement, along...

Southampton man elevated to Aircraft Commander

Captain Anthony Iannarelli III, a C130J Super Hercules pilot with the United States Air Force, was promoted from co-pilot to Aircraft Commander recently. The Southampton native is a graduate of Roman Catholic High School and the University of Pennsylvania, and was accepted into the Total Officer’s training class on July 5, 2017. He is celebrating his fifth year as a U.S. Air Force pilot. The commitment to the Air Force pilot program is 10 years, with the first two years of education and training exempt from the 10-year commitment.