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Doylestown, PA. - A woman convicted of third-degree murder in a DUI crash that killed an Allentown man was sentenced in Bucks County. Noelle Chew, 27, was sentenced to 6.5 to 24 years in state prison for the crash that happened almost exactly one year ago. Chew, of Richland Township, had three ...
Bucks County State Rep. Kathy Watson says the current legislative session in Harrisburg will be her last as a lawmaker. Watson says it's time now for something that's vitally important. "My family, we talked it over. We've actually been talking since Thanksgiving. It'll be 18 years and they said, why don't you ...

A Bucks County woman who was heavily intoxicated when she got behind the wheel last January 21st is sentenced 6 ½ to 24 years in prison in connection with a crash that took the life of an Allentown man. 27 year old Noelle Chew of Richland was drinking with friends in Quakertown and Sellersville and ...
Philadelphia (WTXF) - As 6-year-old Mason Wyckoff sat on the floor of the gym at the Temple University basketball court at Pearson-McGonigle Hall Friday. He looked very much like what he was--a little boy among very big young men. But the Temple Owls coaching staff believes this is Wyckoff belongs ...
So when two absentee voters accidentally were sent the wrong ballots and did not request replacements, the "straight Republican" votes they cast could only be counted for the races which were in front of them. Bucks County President Judge Jeffrey Finley -- himself elected as a Republican -- correctly ...

'Bucks County >> In the midst of a marked increase in hate incidents nationwide and here at home, teenagers are invited by the African American Museum of Bucks County (AAMBC) to "Teen Talk - What's Next?" The program will take place at First Baptist Church of Langhorne at 215 East Richardson ...
The New York Times has released startling visualizations on how extreme gerrymandering would impact elections in Bucks County. ... New York Times visualizations show how redrawing the 8th district -- which includes Bucks County and is represented by Republican Brian Fitzpatrick -- could swing it ...
Bucks County, PA (CBS) -- A Bucks County woman is sentenced for a third degree murder conviction resulting from a DUI crash after she drove the wrong way for several miles on Route 309, eventually killing a 24-year-old in a head-on collision. Twenty-seven-year-old Noelle Chew ignored her ...
Authorities in Bensalem Township are investigating a fatal car accident that killed a 30-year-old woman from Philadelphia on Wednesday morning. The crash occurred around 5:45 a.m. along the 3100 block of Bristol Pike, according to FOX29. police said the victim, identified as Catherine Gaffney, stepped ...
MILFORD TWP., Pa. - Emergency crews in Bucks County rescued a person from an early-morning wreck in Milford Township. The single-vehicle crash happened shortly before 2 a.m. Tuesday in the 2700 block of Old Bethlehem Pike. firefighters could be seen working to free someone from the vehicle that ...
The Bucks County (PA) Chapter of The Links. Inc., recently hosted its fourth annual Legends Tea at The Logan Hotel on Philadelphia's landmark Parkway. "The Legends Tea is our way of paying tribute to the dynamic women who have taught us to be courageous, stand in our truth, write our own story and ...
Pennsylvania's Act 1 requires school districts to either pass a resolution pledging not to go above a certain tax increase for 2018-19 or present a preliminary budget by Jan. 25. Residents in six Bucks County school districts know the deepest they will have to dig into their pockets to come up with more ...
Organizers of a program from Lehigh Valley Health Network that shows students the dangers of distracted driving hope to visit schools in Bucks County. As Quakertown Community high school students leave the parking lot each day, they're confronted with a reminder and a warning. "Don't text while ...
"Heroin and other opiates are killing our citizens," said Bucks County District Attorney Matt Weintraub. "We must take an all-out approach in stemming the tide of illegal drugs available for abuse. law enforcement will continue to play a critical role in this battle against the drug scourge and the criminals who ...
Tom Wolf declares a state-of-emergency in Pennsylvania over the opioid crisis, President Donald Trump is signing legislation into law Wednesday that is cosponsored by Bucks County Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick -- aimed at stopping a potentially deadly drug before it gets into the U.S.. Just a few grains ...
Trump: I'm bringing jobs, it's great (Oh, wait, ditto since 2010). stock market soaring (Oh wait, ditto since 2010). Airline safety is great, no deaths this year (Oh wait, no deaths for past eight years). On and on, on every topic. How does spokesperson Sanders keep a straight face? Michael VanderZwan, New ...

The Maternity Care Coalition has received $7,500 from The Provident Bank Foundation to expand its MOMobile Healthy Families America program.. Philadelphia -- The Maternity Care Coalition has been awarded a $7,500 grant from The Provident Bank Foundation to expand its MOMobile Healthy ...
With the help of Visit Bucks County, we've compiled a list of openings coming in 2018 that you'll want to know about. From a microbrewery on a farm to a new restaurant in New Hope run by famed chef Jose Garces, there's a lot of exciting additions to the Bucks County business landscape on the horizon.
HARRISBURG (AP) -- Pennsylvania-based casino owner Penn National Gaming sued Tuesday in a challenge to a central element of the state's aggressive new law expanding casino gambling that Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf signed as part of an effort to fill a massive budget deficit. In the lawsuit, filed in ...
The folks who are upset include the Bucks County NAACP, Make the Road Pennsylvania, the Pennsylvania Immigration and Citizenship Coalition, and Buxmont Inclusive and Progressive. Representatives of all four organizations had intended to make their objections known at Monday's Bensalem Council ...
Elizabeth "Betty" I. Freed, 97, of East Palestine, formerly of Big Beaver, died Thursday, January 4, 2018, in Licking Memorial hospital, Newark, Ohio. Born May 8, 1920, in Greenville, the daughter of the late Lawrence and Pearl Francis (Thompson) Eakin. Betty loved to read and play cards. She volunteered ...
In yet another stumbling block for the controversial project, the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection has rejected an application for a proposed hazardous waste treatment facility in Lower Bucks County. Proposed to be built by Elcon recycling Services LLC in the Keystone Industrial Port ...
woman, 88, found dead in Bucks County; no foul play suspected. Sarah Bloomquist reports during Action News at 6pm on January 9, 2018. (WPVI). WPVI. Tuesday, January 09, 2018 06:22PM. HOLLAND, Pa. (WPVI) --. An 88-year-old woman was found dead in Holland, Bucks County, but police do not suspect any foul ...
Bucks County prosecutors in court papers filed last month allege a Lower Bucks man made a number of illegal firearms purchases with the intent of supporting terrorism. A Bristol Township man accused of lying about his address, country of birth and prior convictions on gun purchase forms was acquiring ...
A special election to choose a new state representative for Bucks County's 178th district will be held May 15, the same day as the primary election, Speaker of the House Mike Turzai announced Monday. Voters in Solebury, New Hope, Upper Makefield, Wrightstown and Northampton will decide who will ...
The school this year has 95 students referred to it by school districts throughout the Philadelphia area, including many from Bucks County. The students have a wide range of emotional and behavioral problems that weren't being solved at the public schools they would normally attend, Valley Day officials ...
One organization that's been making an impact in the area is Bucks County Economic Development Corp. in Doylestown. Here to answer this week's "Behind the List" questions is the executive director of the organization, Robert F. Cormack. Lehigh Valley Business: How long has Bucks County Economic ...
Bensalem - Bensalem students will be dismissed early from school today, Jan. 8 according to the following schedule: high school Dismissal: 11:15 am; Middle School Dismissal: 12 noon; Elementary School Dismissal: 1:00 pm. All activities are cancelled. BRISTOL BOROUGH - All after school activities, ...
About that time, George Sr. learned the Stokes family had listed for sale their 377-acre homestead in Upper Bucks County bordering today's man-made Lake Tohee. The family had owned the tract northwest of Haycock Mountain for more than 100 years, dating from 1737. Back then it was known as Stokes ...
copyright 2006-2018 GateHouse Media, LLC. All rights reserved • GateHouse News. Original content available for non-commercial use under a Creative Commons license, except where noted. Bucks County Courier Times ~ 8400 N. Bristol Pk, Levittown, PA 19057 ~ Privacy Policy ~ Terms Of Service.
Water tower leak causes road closures in Bucks County. Gray Hall reports during Action News at 9 a.m. on January 6, 2018. (WPVI). WPVI. Saturday, January 06, 2018 12:47PM. NEW Britain TOWNSHIP (WPVI) --. A leaking water tower is causing issues in New Britain Township, Bucks County. This started just after 9:30 ...
Bucks County >> National Weather Service predictions for the next several days indicate a continued period of dangerously cold temperatures. Given that forecast, the Bucks County Emergency Management Agency (EMA) joins the County Health Department and advocates for the homeless and Those ...
A Bucks County spokesman said there were 40 accidents reported by Thursday afternoon, with 10 requiring EMS response. In Newtown Township, for instance, Swamp Road was closed between Twining Bridge Road and Pennswood Drive, according to police. PECO had a crew working in the area near ...
Doylestown >> The Board of Bucks County Commissioners reorganized on January 3 during the first public meeting of the year in the Administration Building Commissioners' Meeting Room. During that session, Commissioner Robert G. Loughery was nominated to serve as chair for 2018 by 2017 ...
Henry M. Carroll Henry "Hank" M. Carroll of Egg harbor Township, N.J., formerly of Feasterville, died peacefully Thursday, Dec. 28, 2017, at Atlantic Care Regional hospital, Pomona, N.J. He was 87. Born in Philadelphia, Mr. Carroll was the beloved husband of the late Joan M. Burke Carroll and son of the ...
Joseph Tittel, a psychic medium in Bristol Township, displays his phone containing an image that he said was taken by a Russian camera years ago and that purports to show an aura and orbs surrounding him. Among Tittle's predictions for 2018 - objects falling from the sky. [KIM WEIMER / STAFF ...
"Many Bucks County people and organizations have come together to fight for environmental and social justice," said Lower Makefield's Steve Bacher, co-founder of Bucks Environmental Action. Member Steve Cickay, of Newtown Township, regularly posts to the group's facebook page. He used it to ...
copyright 2006-2017 GateHouse Media, LLC. All rights reserved • GateHouse obituaries. Original content available for non-commercial use under a Creative Commons license, except where noted. Bucks County Courier Times ~ 8400 N. Bristol Pk, Levittown, PA 19057 ~ Privacy Policy ~ Terms Of Service.
Neighborhoods immediately to the west of Arkema closely match Bucks County's overall demographics. And Tullytown, along with the Falls neighborhoods immediately north of the GROWS landfill and Wheelabrator Incinerator, have white populations that meet or exceed the county averages. The same is ...
Kevin M. Williams Sr. Kevin M. Williams Sr. of Bristol passed away Tuesday, Dec. 19, 2017. He was 52. Born in Bristol, he was a lifelong resident. He was a graduate of Bristol high school, Class of 1984, and worked as an HVAC technician. Kevin enjoyed hunting and fishing. He was preceded in death by ...
A trash truck traveling south on the 611 Bypass in Bucks County lost control and flipped over this morning. The crash happened in Doylestown Township just before 10 a.m. Saturday. The driver lost control on the snowy roadway, and flipped the truck on its side. The driver was not seriously injured.
The 22-year-old, his wife, Amal, 21, and their two young children Yusra, 4, and Rasha, 2, came to Bucks County on Nov. 13, 2016. They asked WHYY to use only their first names because they want to avoid any chance that talking to the media might harm family members still in Syria. Two months after their ...
Sheriff-elect Milt Warrell, Prothonotary-elect Judi Reiss, Recorder of Deeds-elect Robin Robinson and Controller-elect Neale Dougherty made history in November when they became the first group of Democrats to win county row offices in decades. [ART GENTILE / STAFF PHOTOJOURNALIST].
"Bucks County tax collectors should not accept and the Bucks County Treasurer will not receipt any prepayment of 2018 real estate taxes," the letter states. "The Board of Commissioners have not approved the 2018 millage rate and the Board of Assessment will not be certifying the 2018 assessments until ...
Bucks County, PA. - Bucks County is extending its current 'code blue' weather advisory for one more week as cold temperatures continue. It now takes effect through Jan. 7 at 7 a.m.. The county's Emergency Management Agency has notified on-call churches to activate their emergency shelters during ...
Members of a Bucks County-based group do not plan to let bitterly cold temperatures keep them from staging their 27th annual Polar Bear Plunge on Monday in Atlantic City. "We are still a go," Michael Kahlenberg, head of the Atlantic City Polar Bear Club, said Friday. A handful of other plunges in New ...
Two more Democrats have emerged as likely candidates for the Bucks County congressional seat held by Republican U.S. Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick. Steve Bacher is an environmental activist. Scott Wallace is a wealthy progressive with a pedigree dating back to the New Deal. His grandfather, Henry Wallace ...
news. -- Pennsylvania. A beloved Bucks County mall Santa was told to tone it down. His fans weren't happy. Updated: December 2, 2017 -- 12:08 PM EST. 21Share; Tweet; Tumblr; email; Comment; REPRINTS ...
Every year, towns across Bucks County kick off their holiday seasons near the end of November and in early December with Christmas tree lightings, parades and other local fanfare. Organizers take pride in their events, which they say highlight what makes their towns special -- and introduces those ...


 

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