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Once again, the representative we sent to Congress, Brian Fitzpatrick, has demonstrated his unwillingness to act with integrity by voting for the impeachment of Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas without …

The fact that SEPTA does not provide any bus or Regional Rail service to Quakertown is, in my opinion, totally unacceptable.

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 …

Who’s afraid of the big AI? Well, maybe I am.War rages in the Middle East and Ukraine. Tyrants scheme and fume over elections all over the world. But I am caught up in my own little concerns about …

HISTORY LIVES: Village of Edison

The Village of Edison south of Doylestown was formerly called Bridge Point, due to its seven-arch stone bridge which was part of the main road connecting Philadelphia with Doylestown, Easton and New …

Lake Galena

With all the garish honking, I expected to see “just married” signs and a tawdry string of tin cans dragging noisily from the tail feathers — Canada Geese dropping out of the blue into a small …

Chatterbox: Learning sooner is better

On Nov. 2, 2006, Chatterbox talked about chaos. We discussed it with a new outlook. Chaos comes in two flavors: positive and negative. Both have to be dealt with and sorted out but, obviously, joyful …

I see that our allegedly bipartisan, consensus-seeking Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick has disgraced himself again by voting “yes” on the impeachment measure against Alejandro Mayorkas.How can he …

Hearing Supreme Court Justice Roberts interrogate Colorado’s defense for excluding Donald Trump from the ballot was educational. No longer is the meaning of the words important, not even the intent. …

Only three members of the entire House Republican caucus had the decency and good sense to vote against the impeachment of Alejandro Mayorkas, the Homeland Security secretary. Our self-proclaimed …

The U.S. conducted airstrikes this month in Iraq and Syria against Iran-affiliated militia.This tit-for-tat, violence-first response threatens a rapid spiral into all-out war.If we stop arming …

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 …

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 …

HISTORY LIVES: Sid Stratton

Black History MonthSid Stratton. Grayson Savoy “Sid” Stratton (1900-1993) was born in Doylestown and educated at the Pennsylvania Soldier’s Orphans’ School at Scotland, PA, where he learned …

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