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Redemption in the forest

A change in fortune had me working from home the last couple months of the year, instead of commuting to the city. It was a bit of a shock. Consequently, I had a constant ringside seat of the woods …

The real winner in the Feb. 13 special election to fill the vacant seat of the 140th state legislative district in Lower Bucks County? Election reform. But the race also showed how much more work …

As I sat in the state Capitol rotunda listening to Gov. Josh Shapiro lay out his 2024-25 budget proposal, I couldn’t help but wonder if the gilded hall rubbed off on the governor, giving him a …

Hundreds of students filed into the classroom and thousands logged in to the YouTube livestream to watch a turning point in Dartmouth College’s history. A collection of professors from the Jewish …

Let PennDOT build Headquarters Road bridge

The author of a Feb. 2 guest opinion (“Headquarters Road bridge must remain one lane”) claims to understand my frustration with the significant delay in construction of the Headquarters Road bridge. Respectfully, I don’t think the author can.

As a longtime resident of Levittown and a voter in the 140th District, I kept current on the issues regarding the special election for the state representative seat and the campaigns of the two …

If you attack the Constitution you swore to protect, you cannot serve in public office again. This is common sense, codified in Section 3 of the 14th Amendment — and it is why Donald Trump should be …

Advocating for a better America

One hundred and four years ago, on Feb. 14 1920, the League of Women Voters was formed, six months before winning the fight for Women’s Suffrage. Its founders were those who had spent the previous …

Hidden next to the Pine Valley Covered Bridge on Keeley Avenue in New Britain Borough is a little-known jewel, Covered Bridge Park. The park isn’t a municipal park, nor is it a county or state park, …

“Immigrant” has become a dirty word in this country. This is pretty ironic, since most of our forebears were immigrants. But many of us have forgotten that there is a right way, as well as a …

Warrington’s red light cameras will be utterly despised by most of the township’s residents and visitors. The public has become aware that almost all tickets given by red light cameras go to safe …

Until Nov. 13, 2023, I was one of the lucky ones who had escaped getting COVID. Despite all of my precautions, obsessive cleaning, and keeping up with all my vaccines, it found me.

Court Street in Doylestown Borough is hopping. A new 1,200+-square-foot craft brewpub, an 84-seat restaurant and lower-level wine bar with additional tasting room for 20 (and residences above both) …

Expanding options beyond the 12-steps

Battling addiction is a complicated matter that often involves many different pathways to recovery. Besides traditional clinical treatment, individuals are also strongly encouraged to seek support …

I am writing to express my appreciation for the exceptional work of Andy Holtzman and Brett Duffey in the “Trading Up” series in the Bucks County Herald. Their commitment to investigative …

I am the daughter of Steven Gidumal, and our family owns the land on which the abandoned Tinicum bridge sits. The protection and preservation of the (Headquarters Road) bridge is an issue I have been …

End the cruelty of live pigeon shoots

Pennsylvania, often celebrated for its rich history and diverse landscapes, harbors a dark secret that stains its reputation. We are the last state in the country to openly and legally permit live …

T.S. Eliot once wrote that April is the cruelest month. Anyone with a January birthday would vehemently disagree with his assertion. It is ironic that Eliot died on Jan. 4. The real cruelest month …

Prior to the recent Central Bucks School Board elections, if one had listened only to major media reports and certain candidates, one would have gotten the unmistakable impression that the four …

The case against gas-powered lawn equipment

Everyone’s experienced the frustration of listening to the loud roar of lawn care equipment being used nearby, but most Pennsylvanians are likely unaware of the massive amounts of air pollution …

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