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How could Patricia Mervine resist the urge to write about Boone Farm? Her parents, Richard and Louise Dougherty Bleiler, were part of its history – they lived in an apartment over the carriage …

In 1970 Ann Hawkes Hutton convened a press luncheon at the Washington Crossing Inn to announce that the original Emanuel Leutze painting, “Washington Crossing the Delaware,” would be removed from …

When life itself seems lunatic, who knows where madness lies? To surrender dreams, this may be madness...Too much sanity may be madness! But maddest of all is to see life as it is and not as it should …

Chad Dion Lassiter, who looked like a pro basketball player in a pinstripe suit, was taller than everyone in the room on that mid-December day when he visited Bucks County — but his background is social work, and he is the executive director of the Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission.

In a year like no other, the Bucks County commissioners have mighty big challenges ahead, not the least of which is an unprecedented presidential election — seismic, in fact. But first come county …

From January to December, every week, all year long, the Bucks County Herald offers the news you really need to know — what’s going on in your own backyard.

Justin Anchinsko grew up at Cedar Maze, the magical sculpture garden Steven Snyder created in a wooded area on Cafferty Road north of Point Pleasant. It was a wonderland of stone figures, fountains …

It’s an enormous challenge to write about Mira Nakashima. Her own words tell a story so well that it’s difficult to say anything she hasn’t already said. The best I can do is distill Mira’s …

Architect J. Robert Hillier, owner of the property, assures us that the demolished mansion called Cintra will be rebuilt — the exterior will be almost identical to the original, but …

The Doylestown Bookshop’s name was the Village Green in 1998 when Pat Gerney and her husband, Phil, bought it. Pat had worked in the shop for a half dozen years when it started going downhill.

Rousing music greeted new students at Bucks County Community College on the last day of August. It was orientation with a twist as Karen Gross of “She Rocked It” generated enthusiasm for the year …

The day after September 11, 2001, the Stars and Stripes were flying, all over the United States – from homes and schools, shops and business centers. American flags were attached to car radio …

Just another home-grown show? Not at all. It was an old story that’s been told and retold — the founding of Doylestown Hospital by the VIA, the Village Improvement Association, a women’s club, a …

No better place could be the venue for a musical poem promoting conservation than a farm, off the beaten path in Wrightstown Township. After an immersive concert last fall, “Walking the Farm,” The …

Anthony Kulish turned 100 last week.He’s an artist living in a house among the trees along the Paunnacussing Creek, next to the farm where he grew up. He attended the Solebury Township one-room …

Happy to Be Here: A passion for sailing

Books by local authors have piled up on my desk for years, some skimmed, others unread, some set aside for another day. Art Ross wrote one of those books. I always meant to write about it, but every …

Over more than 40 years, Dee Rosenwald organized day trips for the New Hope Historical Society, most recently with Mayor Laurence Keller as her guide partner. After Dee’s death, the tours have …

Happy to Be Here: The painters came home

Nothing beats the real thing – not copies, not photographs, not images on the internet. That’s why the Freeman’s Auctions display at Phillips’ Mill, the birthplace of the original Pennsylvania …

Sally Fabian Oresic was having second thoughts about retirement when I talked to her in mid-May. “What was I thinking?” she asked as the June 30 day approached. Her leaving the Ann Silverman Health Clinic is tinged with sadness as she is parting from a career she has cherished.

Franca Warden’s special friend was Luciano Pavarotti, the Metropolitan Opera tenor who dominated the world’s tenor field of opera in the 1980s and ‘90s. When Pavoratti posed for Nelson Shanks, …

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