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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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Shapiro Names Former Bucks DA, Interim Attorney General with Plan to Nominate for Rest of Term

Moments before Josh Shapiro was sworn in as Pennsylvania's 48th Governor he officially resigned as the states top prosecutor and names former Bucks County District Attorney as interim AG, with an eye towards the former Bucks prosecutor to finish out…

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Inmate Dies at Bucks County Jail

An inmate at the Bucks County Correctional Facility died Monday and the death is under investigation. The inmate, a male in his 30s, was pronounced dead Monday by medical personnel at the jail. There were four deaths reported at the…

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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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Coroner to Hold Unattended Veterans Service for Service Men From Bucks, Jan 26

Tbe Bucks County Coroner’s Office at the Unattended Veterans Service at  Washington Crossing National Cemetery later this month honoring among the service men two from the Levittown area.  Services will be held at 830 Highland Road, Newtown PA, 18940 on…

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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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Nearby: Whitehall Man Convicted for Stealing from Disabled Family Member

A Bucks County jury convicted a 46-year-old man of stealing more than $38,000 from a disabled relative and creating fake invoices to hide some of his spending. Patrick Wayne Alderton, formerly of Whitehall Township, was found guilty on Wednesday, Jan.…

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Fitzpatrick Announces Community Funding Projects from Congress for District

Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA 1 ) voted for the omnibus appropriations package for Fiscal Year 2023,  securing support for 15 community projects in the 1st Congressional District. Fitzpatrick said in a brief release that, in 2021, the U.S. House of…

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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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FBI and Partners Issue National Public Safety Alert on Financial Sextortion Schemes

Earlier this month the FBI, in partnership with Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) and the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC), is issuing a national public safety alert regarding an explosion in incidents of children and teens being coerced…

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