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Man Pretending to be Marine and Stole from Middletown Senior Couple Gets 5 to 12 in Prison

A man who pretended to be a U.S. Marine in his plot to deceive an elderly Middletown Township couple out of almost $320,000 was sentenced on Thursday, Jan. 19, 2023, to five to 12 years in state prison. Marc A.…

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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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Falls Seeks Input from Residents On News Sharing Preferences

In an effort to better understand Falls Township residents’ news-sharing preferences, the township is seeking input in a brief survey. The 13-question inquiry can be completed in as little as five minutes. The survey polls residents on their communication and social media…

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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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“Related Arrest” Made in December Morrisville Homicide, Says Chief of Police

Morrisville Borough Chief of Police George McClay revealed new details about the investigation into a man shot and killed last month in Morrisville Borough days before Christmas. During the Morrisville Borough Council meeting, McClay said an arrest was made related…

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Falls Man Sentenced to up to 46 Years in State Prison for Sexually Assaulting Two Girls

Convicted of repeatedly sexually assaulting two 9-year-old girls, a Falls Township man was sentenced on Tuesday, to 23 to 46 years in state prison. Craig S. Hartman, 69, was convicted by a Bucks County jury in September of one count…

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Bucks Receives $2.5M in Grants for Newtown Rail Trail

State and federal grants totaling $2.5 million will help fund the second phase of construction of the Newtown Rail Trail as it stretches into Northampton Township. The Bucks County Commissioners approved receipt of the grants – one from the state…

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Bridge, Roadway Construction Planned Next Week on U.S. 1 in Bensalem Township

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced Thursday that bridge and roadway construction will continue next week on U.S. 1 between the Pennsylvania Turnpike and Penndel/Business U.S. 1 interchanges under a project to reconstruct, widen and improve a 1.3-mile section…

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