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Langhorne Borough Residents to Get New Garbage Totes on Thursday



Leck Waste will be delivering new totes (cans) to the residents of Langhorne Borough officials announced on Wednesday.
The new totes will arrive at Leck waste on Thursday and will be delivered throughout the day officials say.
Langhorne Borough encourage residents to call Leck Waste at 215-675-8000 ext. #4 if a new tote is not delivered.
You should receive the same number of household waste totes as you have of recycling totes.

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Human Interest - Langhorne

Rep Hogan Announces Infrastructure Grants for District




State Rep Joe Hogan (R-Bucks) announced multiple key grants have been awarded for projects throughout the 142nd District last week.

Middletown Township will receive $744,000 for the construction of a stormwater management system through the H2O PA Act program.

In Langhorne Manor Borough, $300,000 will be provided through the H2O PA Act program for two stormwater management system improvements.

The PA Small Water and Sewer Program will direct $136,187 to Penndel Borough for sewer upgrades and repairs.

The PA Small Water and Sewer Program will direct $171,162 to Lower Southampton Township to rehabilitate its sewer system.

These grants focus on updating our infrastructure, making sure it is safe and consistent for use in our communities. This funding will help make sure these projects are completed on time and ready for use in their location, Hogan said.

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Human Interest - Bensalem Township

Giant Donates 15,000 Thanksgiving Turkeys to Community Partners




Today, The GIANT Company announced it will donate a record number of 15,000 Thanksgiving turkeys to food banks and community partners in the Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia and West Virginia communities it serves.

“Since 1923, The GIANT Company has been committed to helping its communities eliminate hunger year-round, but it’s especially important this time of the year to ensure that everyone can enjoy a warm holiday meal with their loved ones,” said John Ruane, president, The GIANT Company. “This year’s donations will deliver more than 125,000 servings of protein to families while creating moments to connect around the table.”

Turkeys will be donated to nearly 40 local food banks and community partners across its footprint. The GIANT Company team members will once again volunteer at food banks packing hunger relief boxes and organizing and restocking shelves in advance of the busy holiday season.

“We are extremely grateful for corporate partners like The GIANT Company for all they do in support of our work to feed the hungry in Berks and Schuylkill counties,” said David Delozier, chief development officer, Helping Harvest. “Together with their generous gifts and volunteer support we are able to make a difference for thousands of children, families, and seniors in our region.”

Customers are also invited to join efforts to combat local food insecurity this November. From Nov. 10 through Nov. 23, customers can also donate free turkey certificates at the register in-store to a local food bank. In addition, customers can purchase reusable bags to benefit Feeding America®.

For more information on the turkey redemption program, including how to donate your turkey certificate, visit

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Cops, Courts & Fire - Yardley Borough

State Rep’s Marcell, Tomlinson to Host Hearing on Keeping Communities Safe from Crime




Weeks before Election day Republicans at the local and state levels will hold a public hearing on the critical issues of crime and keeping communities safe. 

Scheduled now for  Thursday, October 12 at 10 a.m., Rep. Kristin Marcell (R-Bucks) and Rep. K.C. Tomlinson (R-Bucks) will host a House Republican Policy Committee hearing regarding the critical issue keeping communities safe and curbing crime.

Credit: state Rep K.C Tomlinson

Participating with Tomlinson and Marcell will be:

Rep. Joshua D. Kail (R-Beaver/Washington), chairman, House Republican Policy Committee

Jennifer Schorn, Bucks County first assistant district attorney

Fred Harran, Bucks County sheriff

William McVey, director of Public Safety, Bensalem Police

Steven LeCompte, chief of police, Northampton Township

Rudolph Mueller, security director, Bimbo Bakeries

Dominic Varacallo, police chief, Upper Southampton Township.

The event will be located at Northampton Township Building, 55 Township Road in  Richboro.

Lower Bucks Source asked last week House Republicans to supply data that does not include Philadelphia for “rising crime” in Bucks County. As of October 4th there has been no response from committee officials. 

Barring any technical difficulties, the hearing will be live streamed online at,, and




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