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Last weekend (May 14) a gunman shot and killed 10 people, all of them Black, and wounded several others at a grocery store in Buffalo, N.Y. A violent screed attributed to the suspect, who is white, …

They traded jokes and compliments. They shared memories. They were as polite to one another as they could be. And mostly, they found themselves in agreement on many of the issues facing Americans …

LWV: Fix Harrisburg

Now that the Primary Election is over, the weekly message to you in the Bucks County Herald from the League of Women Voters of Bucks County will focus on other issues of relevance to defending our …

The winners of Tuesday’s Republican primaries are likely to come away with a small plurality of votes. By some polling estimates, eventual winners today may have as little as 25% of the vote. In …

Dementia Society of America (DSA) has designated May as America’s National Dementia Awareness Month. This will establish an annual period on the calendar and help drive an intense, national focus …

The first history of Bucks County’s iconic covered bridges will go on sale publicly on May 20. “Wooden Treasures: The Story of Bucks County’s Covered Bridges” is a project five years in the …

Marion M Kyde: It’s Science

Some places are getting hotter; some are getting wetter. Storms are getting wilder and more frequent. Fires, droughts, flash floods, heatwaves – extreme weather conditions damage food crops in …

What is the League of Women Voters?

Welcome to the first of a continuing series of short articles from the Bucks County Chapter of the League of Women Voters (LWVBC). The Bucks County Herald, in the interest of public service, has …

What does LWV do?

In last week’s League of Women Voters piece in the Herald, we introduced you to the League of Women Voters (LWV). This week, we expand on telling you about the League, by Introducing you to …

Are you eligible to vote?

To vote in a federal, state or local election, you must be (1) a U.S. citizen (for at least 30 days), (2) be age 18 on or before election day, (3) meet your state’s residency requirements, and …

Here’s how to prepare to vote

A critical component of democracy is that our leaders are selected by us – “we the people“, through the act of voting. In principle, every adult citizen has the power to vote. Every …

The Primary Election is Tuesday, are you ready?

Citizens whose voting registration is current and who are affiliated with either the Democratic or Republican party will have the opportunity and responsibility to vote for the candidates they …

Signs of spring are popping up all over the Bucks County region. The time to get this season’s flowers, herbs, and veggies in the ground has come and fortunately, there is an abundance of …

Citizens of the region reject FAA rubber stamp of Mercer airport expansion

The latest rubber stamp decision from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) endorsing the expansion of the Trenton-Mercer Airport (TTN) and its false narrative denying the expected …

Once upon a time ... an idyllic island

Once upon a time in America, in Bucks County not long ago, there existed a social and cultural phenomenon akin to the historic event, the Woodstock Music Festival of 1969 that defined a …

Climate change impacts everything you care about, whether it’s the health and welfare of your family, the rising costs of food and energy, the strength of our economy, the birds in your backyard, …

There is an exciting citizen-led, bipartisan movement in our community to establish a more direct and representational form of government for the Pennridge School District. This effort is led by …

Hopewell, N.J.: The Sourland Mountain is known for its pristine headwaters that flow from the mountain to the …

Honey Hollow Watershed revisited: The dirt on soils

On top of Honey Hollow’s ancient geology is its brown gold – its soil. Part of the soil is …

Birds and window strikes – we all lose

It probably happened to you at some time. You are at home, and you hear something that sounds like a soft thud in the background. You get …

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