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Chatterbox: No ribbons required

Just a few days ago, one of my daughters said a mouthful in a sentence. This Christmas she isn’t giving her children gifts; she’s giving them memories. Pretty simple, yet illuminating. My …

Artist Kate Quinn Wright simply painted what she loved — and it won her the Bucks County Herald Award in memory of Joseph T. Wingert, founding publisher, at the 94th Juried Art Show at Phillips Mill.

HISTORY LIVES: Community Christmas Tree

The Intelligencer reported the Doylestown community Christmas tree had again been lighted on December 17, 1936.“Nothing but comment of a complimentary nature was heard …

I Hear Them Calling

Strange voices, but not off key thousands, but all in harmony. I can hear them calling me. All past versions of what lives with me. Each having their own bit of complexity ,to the song that is …

The modern U.S. economy is service oriented. The rusting hulks of once-thundering factories are the only witnesses to the days gone by of this country’s industrial past. These days, with the …

Both flash floods from rain and the rising Delaware River have caused hundreds of small floods and dozens of historic floods in Lambertville’s past, with the worst, most recent Hurricane Ida floods …

The cost of saving a life

Would you do anything to save a loved one? Sharon White would for her son, Lloyd. Lloyd was struggling with an addiction, so she got naloxone in case he overdosed. Opioid reversal medication such as …

Lately, I’ve been thinking about 2024. For me, December isn’t just a time for taking stock in the year that’s ending. It’s also a time to plan for what lies ahead. A key component of that …

HISTORY LIVES: Trapp Family Singers at Aldie

In 1938, the Trapp Family Singers emigrated from Austria to the United States and began making concert tours of the country. Martha Mercer, widow of William Mercer Jr. …

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 …

Ode to Joy — after Schiller

o friends let us let go of the rocks let us each take a leaf from the ground let us each take a leaf and let it rest for a breath let us each take a leaf and let it float on the breeze let us each hold a …

Chatterbox: Hanging out in the balance

Okay, so Christmas is coming and, as always, we all know it’s the biggest of the seasonal holidays, but we recognize ‘tis the season for almost all of us. It’s a time of reflection, family, …

Making this Nov. 7 election extra special was 95-year-old World War II veteran Eddie Fields, of Dogwood Drive. Eddie graced Upper Moreland’s Ward 4-1 with yet another in-person vote.

I didn’t know whether to write this letter because I already voted for the Newtown Borough Council. But, in the future, I would want all the persons who are presently members of the council to be …

Most Americans are brainwashed into believing we have a democracy. My dad taught me at a very young age the following: The caveman with the biggest club had the power, then came the pharaoh and his …

A Nov. 22 Washington Post story gives more information about a major shooting in Louisville last April. The shooter says openly that it was extremely easy for him to buy an AR-15. This gun accounts …

The threat is real: Reauthorize FISA Section 702

With the terrorist threat to our homeland at the highest it has been in over a decade, the question of whether to reauthorize Section 702 of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) is quite …

Stranded without a poop bag

The benefits of dog ownership are endless and can be both mental and physical. They’re there when you need them most — and when it’s finally your turn to speak up during the conference call …

No one should battle cancer alone

On a hot July evening in 2016, I went to a nearby emergency room because I was experiencing discomfort in my chest. Hours later, I was told that I had thymic carcinoma, a cancer affecting a small …

It has been a very scary autumn to be a Jewish person in our nation, and in our Bucks County community. According to preliminary data from the Anti-Defamation League’s Center on Extremism, the …

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