Category Archives: Bucks County News

Celebrating Down Syndrome Awareness Month and our daughter Violet

By John Anastasi  |  Bucks County Courier Times There are 31 days in October. Last year, Down syndrome crossed my mind during none of them. That was me in 2019. Before Violet. Recognizing October as Down Syndrome Awareness Month may be one of the least significant things my daughter has taught me in the five months since I held her for the first time in the maternity unit of Capital Health Hopewell in Pennington NJ. We knew before we arrived at the hospital on that Tuesday morning […]

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Protect the unborn, eliminate school property taxes

By Jeanine McGee  |  Bucks County Courier Times Our greatest need is that we protect the most vulnerable among us. Sadly, we allow the murder of unborn children up to 24 weeks in Pennsylvania. The heartbeat bill must be passed in PA — once a heartbeat is detected, no abortion. I believe life begins at conception and it is time to take action and pass the heartbeat bill in PA. One great concern of senior citizens (and all residents) is our high property taxes. A bill has […]

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Pennsbury, linebacker Jake Schilling get another shot at Neshaminy

Todd Thorpe   | Bucks County Courier Times It has been an unusual football season for everybody. It has been extremely unusual for Pennsbury. The Falcons graduated starters on both sides of the ball from a playoff team a year ago, returning just two players to the offense, and one, linebacker Jake Schilling, to the defense.  Then, after a tumultuous summer due to the COVID-19 outbreak, Pennsbury was one of the last schools in the Suburban One League to give the go-ahead to a fall sports season in September. […]

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BOARD OF ELECTIONS: More than half of Bucks County’s mail-in and absentee ballots have been received | News

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President Donald Trump To Hold Rally This Weekend In Butler County – CBS Pittsburgh

By: KDKA-TV News Staff BUTLER, Pa. (KDKA) — President Donald Trump is scheduled to hold an event this weekend in Butler. The Trump campaign announced Wednesday night that the president will hold a rally on Saturday at 7 p.m. at the Pittsburgh-Butler Regional Airport. The event will open to the public at 4 p.m. President Trump is also scheduled to hold two other rallies on Saturday in Pennsylvania — one in Bucks County and another in Reading. Joe Biden’s campaign has not announced any upcoming trips to […]

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If we want rid of negative political ads, we need them to stop working

Bucks County Courier Times We like to imagine that our proudest trees aspire to generate the paper upon which great works of literature, grand legal treatises and altruistic laws are printed. But we feel for those that get cut down and beaten to pulp so political action committees can send more mailers full of false and misleading claims.    Republican state Rep. Todd Stephens, who represents the 151st District in Montgomery County, recently showed us a few of the campaign mailers and commercials that are attacking his bid for re-election.  One commercial paid […]

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Bucks County Scrambles To Handle Last-Day Early Voting Crowds — ProPublica

Bucks County Scrambles To Handle Last-Day Early Voting Crowds — ProPublica CloseCloseCreative CommonsDonateEmailAdd EmailFacebookInstagramFacebook MessengerMobilePodcastPrintProPublicaSearchSecureTwitterWhatsAppYouTube Latest Stories from ProPublica Republish This Story for Free Creative Commons License (CC BY-NC-ND 3.0) Thank you for your interest in republishing this story. You are are free to republish it so long as you do the following: You have to credit us. In the byline, we prefer “Author Name, ProPublica.” At the top of the text of your story, include a line that reads: “This story was originally published by ProPublica.” […]

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​Ann Marie Mitchell Is Running For State Rep. In Pennsylvania

This Patch article is sponsored by Ann Marie Mitchell. Ann Marie Mitchell is running for state representative in Pennsylvania’s 178th District. Learn more about Mitchell’s campaign and priorities in this exclusive Patch one-on-one: Patch: What attracted you to politics, and how did you get started? Ann Marie Mitchell: I am not a politician, and running for office was not on the list of things I wanted to do. But I am tired of Harrisburg not working for the families of this district, and working for big corporations […]

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