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We see the pain, we sense the fear We take it in, we hold it near. We want to help, we want to cry We turn away, we only sigh. We see the wisdom, we see the lies We see the truth, we compromise We never …

The American flag has always been a revered symbol, certainly in my lifetime. Back in the late 1980s and early 1990s, the issue of flag-burning was all the rage, with efforts by presidents and …

Last month, the new Democrat-controlled Central Bucks School Board had its first policy meeting. If you are a resident here, you should be very concerned.

Chatterbox: Stacking the boat deck

Recently I saw the film, “The Boys in the Boat,” as adapted from the book.My husband, my granddaughter – who was a competitive rower at the time – and several family members read the book; …

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 …

HISTORY LIVES: Woolworth’s “Five-and-Dime.”

The first successful “Woolworth’s Great Five Cent Store” opened in Lancaster in 1879 and, later, in successive Pennsylvania cities and beyond. (By 1904, there …

She will you know. It begins early morning, as the sun shines down her belly, blinding you with her glaring beauty. She is much more than divine. And that’s the first trick. She beckons with the sweet …

Janet Hunt: Between the lines

I met Janet Hunt about 30 years ago. She ran the gallery tucked under Hamilton’s Grill in Lambertville. There was more to both our lives before that, but meeting creates a line in memory because …

I recently read a story in a local newspaper about a man named Geoffrey Holt who passed away. He lived in Hinsdale, New Hampshire. I did not know Mr. Holt, but the town of Hinsdale certainly changed …

I write to underscore the vital role that zoning laws play in safeguarding the integrity of our communities. Zoning laws are not arbitrary regulations but rather tools crafted to protect against …

It doesn’t take much to get a smile on my face and touch my heart. I was accused of being a negative person. I guess it happened when my friend Mrs. Adler, who is 103 years old, summarized what is …

As a Penn Stater, Class of 1963, I was disappointed with the loss to Mississippi in the Peach Bowl, and I was irate with the key Penn State football players who sat out the game. Four of them signed …

The beginning of each new year brings something exciting for every person — whether it’s a life milestone such as a wedding or maybe a relaxing vacation. For the Fraternal Order of Police …

For those who are unaware, I’m noting that U.S. Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick went out of his way during his Christmas holiday to visit our troops in South Korea.A round trip to South Korea to visit U.S. …

When I was just a kid my mother instilled in me a love of reading. When she finished a huge tome she would toss it to me. I devoured those books. Most of them were about the Holocaust. My young mind …

The op-ed section of the Dec. 14 issue of the Bucks County Herald carried an attack on Karen Smith, the newly installed chair of the Central Bucks School Board. The author denounced Smith for taking …

As a resident of Chalfont, I am distressed to see the steady destruction of woodlands for development.

Doylestown’s been doing a lot these past couple of years. Now that our marvelous Broad Street Commons Park is open, our borough administration has moved to the beautifully rehabbed and repurposed …

My wife and I moved to Lambertville from New York City three years ago to escape COVID-19 and seek a quieter lifestyle. We have met many other people who have moved to this area and are curious about …

My granddaughter just started kindergarten at her local Philadelphia school and is full of exciting recounts of what she is learning. I was not prepared, though, for her to tell me that they …

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