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Fishing Derby Brings Together Veterans, Seniors and Disabled Anglers

May 2, 2022

DOYLESTOWN, PA—On a brisk spring morning this past weekend, the borough held its second and final fishing derby of the year at the dam in Chapman Park. While the season's first fishing derby was packed with children, this trout derby was reserved for veterans, senior citizens and individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

About 100 anglers lined the edge of the ...

CB South Students Win Award for Teen Driver Safety Video

DOYLESTOWN, PA—Four students from CB South have won first place in a contest designed to raise awareness about teen driver safety.

Evan Aldridge, John Livezey, Jake Martin and Will McAuley, all CB South seniors, won the 2022 TMA Bucks Teen Driver Safety Video PSA Challenge. Their video uses humor to persuade teens to wear seat belts.

To make their point, the students created a video ...

Holi Celebration Drenches Burpee Park in Bright Colors

DOYLESTOWN, PA—The borough's first celebration of Holi took place at Burpee Park yesterday, and bright colors were flying through the air.

Holi is a two-day festival in India known as the festival of colors. On the first day, people typically celebrate by gathering around bonfires after sunset. On the second day, people cover each other with brightly colored powder.

At Burpee ...

Central Bucks Wants to Protect Students. Some Call it Censorship

May 20, 2022

DOYLESTOWN, PA—The Central Bucks School District says it wants to protect students from inappropriate content, but some teachers and parents worry the efforts are little more than thinly-disguised efforts at censorship.

At a special meeting of the district's policy committee on Thursday night, parents blasted the board for proposed language in polices they said would make ...

Central Bucks Superintendent Wants to Set the Record Straight

DOYLESTOWN, PA—The Central Bucks School District superintendent wants to set the record straight about events in the district's schools and what he says are false narratives being put forth by the media and members of the community.

In a statement posted to the school district's website this week, Abe Lucabaugh, the superintendent of CBSD, tried to provide some clarity about the ...

Doylestown Mayor Offers Help to CB Students Who Feel Discriminated Against

DOYLESTOWN, PA—The mayor of Doylestown waded into the controversy rocking the Central Bucks School District on Tuesday night with a message for students who feel discriminated against: We can help.

At the borough's council meeting on May 16, Noni West gave a short state-of-the-union on the borough. After reciting a list of cultural events the borough has or is going to host, the ...

How Did the Doylestown Area Vote in This Week's Primaries?

May 19, 2022

DOYLESTOWN, PA—We know how Pennsylvanians voted in this week's primary contests in Pennsylvania's elections, but how did your neighbors in Doylestown and in neighboring areas vote in the races for Governor and Senate?

The voting trends in Doylestown and surrounding areas for the most part matched the statewide trends, but there were differences in how some communities voted for ...

Allergy Alert: 3 Varieties of Pierogies Recalled Due to Undeclared Milk

May 11, 2022

Multiple varieties of Grandma's Cuisine, Bernat's and Golden Eagle frozen cheese-filled pierogis are being recalled because they may contain undeclared milk allergen, announced the FDA. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.

The recall was initiated after it ...

Allergy Alert: Turkey Hill Chocolate Marshmallow Ice Cream Recalled

Turkey Hill Chocolate Marshmallow Premium Ice Cream has been recalled from shelves due to an allergy alert, announced the company. The ice cream may contain undeclared peanuts, they said

People who have an allergy to peanuts run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products, stated the FDA.

The recall was initiated after a consumer contacted Turkey ...

Whole Foods Market Red Lentil Dal Recalled Due to Possible Health Risk

Whole Foods Market Red Lentil Dal, which includes Pickled Curry Cauliflower, an ingredient produced by Doux South Specialties, LLC has been recalled because it has the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes

Listeria monocytogenes is an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened ...

Mini Version of THON Is Coming to CB West Friday Night

May 9, 2022

DOYLESTOWN, PA—This Friday night, more than 100 teenagers will be on their feet at CB West for eight consecutive hours to raise money to fight childhood cancer.

They'll be participating in mini-THON, a local version of the Penn State dance marathon that raises money to fight childhood cancer. The CB West event will run from 2 p.m. to 10 p.m. at the gym at CB West and feature dancing, ...

Borough Council Creates Award to Honor Young Leaders

DOYLESTOWN, PA—At last week's borough council meeting, town leaders signed off on the creation of a new award to recognize young leaders in Doylestown.

High school junior and junior councilperson Mary Frances McNulty addressed council at its April 18 meeting to explain how the awards will work. She said that anyone under who lives in the borough who has made a positive impact through ...

Roundabouts Coming to Easton Road South of Doylestown

May 5, 2022

DOYLESTOWN, PA—Doylestown is on track to get two traffic roundabouts on Easton Road south of town in the fall of 2024.

At the Doylestown Township Board of Supervisors meeting on Tuesday night, a PennDOT traffic engineer said that construction is set to start on the roundabouts in February of 2024 and wrap up by the fall of that year. PennDOT will build the single-lane roundabouts where ...

Borough Council Creates Award to Honor Young Leaders

DOYLESTOWN, PA—At last week's borough council meeting, town leaders signed off on the creation of a new award to recognize young leaders in Doylestown.

High school junior and junior councilperson Mary Frances McNulty addressed council at its April 18 meeting to explain how the awards will work. She said that anyone under who lives in the borough who has made a positive impact through ...

Doylestown Hospital Gets an "A" on Patient Safety Report

May 10, 2022

DOYLESTOWN, PA—Doylestown Hospital was one of several area hospitals to receive an "A" on a national report examining patient safety in hospitals.

The 2022 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade report assigns letter grades to more than 3,000 U.S. Hospitals. The Leapfrog Group uses more than 30 measurements that it says provide a reliable overview of patient safety.

Nationally, the ...

Babyganics Bubble Bath Recalled Over Possible Bacterium Contaminaton

Babyganics is voluntarily recalling two lots of 20-ounce bottles of babyganics® 20oz chamomile verbena bubble bath, due to the presence of the bacterium Pluralibacter gergoviae, announced the company.

It was discovered, during internal testing, that two specific lot numbers of this product contained the bacterium.

Pluralibacter gergoviae does not usually cause healthy ...

Abortion Rights Rally Protests Leaked Supreme Court Draft Opinion

May 15, 2022

DOYLESTOWN, PA—Hundreds of protestors converged on the south lawn of the old courthouse on Sunday to protest a future in which women's right to abortion is no longer constitutionally protected in the U.S.

The abortion-rights activists were lashing out at a draft Supreme Court opinion on abortion that was leaked to the media last week. That draft would likely eliminate the ...

Within Five Minutes, Man Tries to Rob Two Stores in Warminster

May 16, 2022

DOYLESTOWN, PA—One man robbed two stores within minutes of each other in Warminster on Friday afternoon, keeping the police busy and putting two schools in lockdown for a short time.

Warminster police said that at about 11:05 a.m. on Friday, they were sent to Minuteman Press at 501 N. York Road for a report of a robbery in progress. The complaint said that a white male about 40 years old ...

DA May Seek Death Penalty in Buckingham House Fire

DOYLESTOWN, PA—The man charged with setting fire to a Buckingham home in December that killed an 81-year-old man was arraigned this week. The move came one day after the Bucks County District Attorney announced that it was "reserving its right" to seek the death penalty against Gillie.

Christopher Gillie of Lackawanna County was arraigned on charges including criminal homicide, ...

Central Bucks Police Foundation Funds Special Projects for Local Police

DOYLESTOWN, PA—The Central Bucks Regional Police Department Foundation dedicated the brick walkway in front of the police station this weekend. The ceremony was held not only to thank and recognize borough residents who have helped fund the foundation's work, but to put a spotlight on the good works the foundation has been key in getting off the ground.

The dedication was held on the ...

Holi Celebration Drenches Burpee Park in Bright Colors

April 24, 2022

DOYLESTOWN, PA—The borough's first celebration of Holi took place at Burpee Park yesterday, and bright colors were flying through the air.

Holi is a two-day festival in India known as the festival of colors. On the first day, people typically celebrate by gathering around bonfires after sunset. On the second day, people cover each other with brightly colored powder.

At Burpee ...

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Central Bucks Wants to Protect Students. Some Call it Censorship

May 20, 2022

DOYLESTOWN, PA—The Central Bucks School District says it wants to protect students from inappropriate content, but some teachers and parents worry the efforts are little more than thinly-disguised efforts at censorship.

At a special meeting of the district's policy committee on Thursday night, parents blasted the board for proposed language in polices they said would make ...

How Did the Doylestown Area Vote in This Week's Primaries?

DOYLESTOWN, PA—We know how Pennsylvanians voted in this week's primary contests in Pennsylvania's elections, but how did your neighbors in Doylestown and in neighboring areas vote in the races for Governor and Senate?

The voting trends in Doylestown and surrounding areas for the most part matched the statewide trends, but there were differences in how some communities voted for ...

Central Bucks Superintendent Wants to Set the Record Straight

DOYLESTOWN, PA—The Central Bucks School District superintendent wants to set the record straight about events in the district's schools and what he says are false narratives being put forth by the media and members of the community.

In a statement posted to the school district's website this week, Abe Lucabaugh, the superintendent of CBSD, tried to provide some clarity about the ...

Doylestown Mayor Offers Help to CB Students Who Feel Discriminated Against

DOYLESTOWN, PA—The mayor of Doylestown waded into the controversy rocking the Central Bucks School District on Tuesday night with a message for students who feel discriminated against: We can help.

At the borough's council meeting on May 16, Noni West gave a short state-of-the-union on the borough. After reciting a list of cultural events the borough has or is going to host, the ...

Within Five Minutes, Man Tries to Rob Two Stores in Warminster

DOYLESTOWN, PA—One man robbed two stores within minutes of each other in Warminster on Friday afternoon, keeping the police busy and putting two schools in lockdown for a short time.

Warminster police said that at about 11:05 a.m. on Friday, they were sent to Minuteman Press at 501 N. York Road for a report of a robbery in progress. The complaint said that a white male about 40 years old ...

Abortion Rights Rally Protests Leaked Supreme Court Draft Opinion

DOYLESTOWN, PA—Hundreds of protestors converged on the south lawn of the old courthouse on Sunday to protest a future in which women's right to abortion is no longer constitutionally protected in the U.S.

The abortion-rights activists were lashing out at a draft Supreme Court opinion on abortion that was leaked to the media last week. That draft would likely eliminate the ...