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County Opioid Advisory Committee Presents “Roadmap for Settlement Funds”

The Opioid Advisory Committee (OAC) has announced its 18-month “roadmap” for the allocation of funds Bucks County was awarded in a lawsuit against several opioid giants earlier this, Commissioner Chair Bob Harvie said. The county sued the three major manufacturers…

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Giant Hosting Fill a Plate Food Drive to Support Public School District Hunger Relief Efforts

 As part of its Feeding School Kids initiative, The GIANT Company is helping to eliminate hunger in local public school districts. From Jan. 20 – 30, customers can participate in Fill a Plate, a non-perishable food drive to benefit local…

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Giant’s Feeding School Kids Initiative Returns for Third Year

For the third year in a row, The GIANT Company today announced the launch of its Feeding School Kids initiative and its $250,000 commitment to kick off the program. From now through Feb. 28, customers at GIANT, MARTIN’S and GIANT Heirloom Market stores are invited to round…

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Tree of Hope Reinforces Commitment To “Celebrate, Honor, and Dedicate” to Recovery

Chairman of the Board Bucks County Commissioners Bob Harvie stood at the podium on a calm but chilly Wednesday night, surrounded by dozens and shared he too, had been impacted by a person in his family with substance abuse issues.…

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Athlete Academy Comes to Fairless Hills YMCA, First Two Sessions Free

YMCA of Bucks and Hunterdon Counties is launching the first Athlete Academy in Fairless Hills and will offer the first two sessions for free. Beginning on Monday January 2 and January 9, 2023, kids ages 10-12 are invited to try…

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County Issues Code Blue for Holiday Weekend

With freezing  temperatures forecasted to drop below 20 degrees for at least the next few days Bucks County issued a Code Blue declaration Friday morning. Shelters in Upper, Central and Lower Bucks are set to open at 8:30 p.m. Friday.…

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Lower Bucks Lawmakers Announce $5.8 Million in Grants through the Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency

Democratic lawmakers representing districts in Bucks County announced $5.8 million in grants from the Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency. State Reps. Tina Davis, John Galloway and Perry Warren joined  by state Sen. Steve Santarsiero in announcing the following grants…

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Tree of Hope Comes to Bristol Wednesday Night

The holiday season can be a challenging one for families and persons impacted by substance use disorders. Even those engaged in recovery can sometimes struggle... And no matter the circumstances ....there is always hope! Tonight at the Southern Bucks Recovery…

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Black Equity Coalition Offering Grants Opportunities to Decrease Inequity in Communities

A state-based coalition focusing on African Americans is offering grant opportunities to community ambassadors to decrease inequity, COVID-19, and Flu in our communities! The grants opportunities offered by the Black Equity Coalition (BEC) can be applied for until January 30,…

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“Amazing” Volunteers Come Out to Help SLNC Trail Heal after Fire

A determined crew of  just under two dozen volunteers showed up Saturday at the Silver Lake Nature Center to help the healing process after last week's brush fire. Director Naturalist for SLNC, PattiAnn Cutter was heartbroken after last week's blaze…

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