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COVID Case Numbers Stall, Report Affirms Vaccine Efficacy

New COVID-19 cases in Bucks County stayed flat last week as a new report underscored the effectiveness of COVID-19 vaccines in Pennsylvania. Last week’s seven-day average of 133 new cases a day was the same as the previous week’s average,…

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Purple Ribbons to Go Up for Domestic Violence Awareness In Bucks Towns, Saturday

With domestic violence and "toxic relationships" on the minds of many due to the ongoing investigation into Gabby Petito's death, officials from A Woman's Place will be tying purple ribbons around trees in Bristol Borough and other locations on September…

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Giant to Offer Live Classes via Zoom During National Family Meals Month

From family meals and hunger action to embarking on a worldwide culinary adventure, The GIANT Company’s team of nutritionists have plenty of fresh ideas for both meals and snacks for families this fall. Grab your aprons and join the nutritionists for…

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PA House Majority Leader: All Options Remain on the Table In Response to Gov Mask Mandate

Press Release Pennsylvania House Majority Leader Kerry Benninghoff (R-Centre/Mifflin) made the following statement on the school and day care mask mandate issued by the Wolf administration on Tuesday. “After months of telling Pennsylvanians that mitigation orders are a thing of…

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Giant Co. Offers Flu Shots

 The GIANT Company announced flu vaccinations are now available at all 132 GIANT and MARTIN’S in-store pharmacies. GIANT and MARTIN’S pharmacists will again offer drive-up flu vaccinations in select store parking lots beginning in September. “Flu vaccinations are reformulated every year…

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Ida to Drench Lower Bucks Rain & Flash Floods, Say Forecasters

The pitter-patter of drizzling rain started in the Bristol area just after 2:30 am Wednesday morning, but forecasters are saying the remnants of Hurricane Ida are expected to drench and flood Lower Bucks, later today and Thursday, with up to…

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Masks Mandated for Kids in all PA Public Schools, Gov. Says

Press Release With a focus on protecting students and keeping them in classrooms, Governor Tom Wolf joined the departments of Health, Human Services and Education today to discuss the current state of COVID-19 and a new Secretary of Health order requiring masks to be worn…

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Bucks County Provides Third Doses of Pfizer Vaccine to Immunocompromised

The Bucks County Health Department (BCHD) has begun providing third doses of COVID vaccine to the immunocompromised in compliance with guidance from the CDC and the Pennsylvania Department of Health. As of Monday afternoon, the county had administered 11 third-dose…

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County Releases School Health and Safety Guidance to School Districts

On Sunday, the Bucks County Commissioners and Bucks County Health Department Director Dr. David Damsker released school health and safety guidance, in FAQ format, to the county's school districts as they prepare to reopen for the fall semester. The COVID-related…

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Local Cooling Stations Available as Excessive Heat Lingers

With a second straight day of excessive heat in progress local municipalities have opened cooling stations in the area. In Bristol Borough the Senior Center Bldg will be open today (Thursday) and Friday  from 8:00am to 6:00pm. Location: 301 Wood…

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