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3 hrs ago | Patch.com

Pennswood Village Plans Peace Conference

The conference will feature a keynote speech from Frances Fox Piven, noted author, peace activist, and professor, as well as a variety of workshops for attendees.

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7 hrs ago | Philadelphia Gay News

Arts & Culture: Aug. 29-Sept. 5

Out alt-rock icon Bob Mould performs 8 p.m. Sept. 5 at TLA, 334 South St.; 215-922-1011.

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Related Topix: New Hope, PA, Chadds Ford, PA, Somerset County, England, World News, United Kingdom, Muse, PA, Philadelphia, PA

11 hrs ago | Ruidoso News

Bucks County Playhouse gives lyricists a boost

The new leaders of the Bucks County Playhouse are hoping to try to redress the imbalance by focusing on a musical's lyrics as part of a push to incubate new shows and mentor fledgling lyricists.

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Related Topix: Arts, Theater

11 hrs ago | CBS Atlanta

Bucks County Playhouse gives lyricists a boost

A firearms company affiliated with reality TV star Will Hayden is distancing itself from him after his arrest on rape charges.

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Related Topix: Entertainment, Sons of Guns, Television, Bob McDonnell, US Governors, Earthquake, Natural Disasters

12 hrs ago | WFMZ-TV Allentown

Local filmmaker pulls up the curtain on interactive play

Internationally acclaimed filmmaker Zeke Zelker , from the Lehigh Valley, is bringing his ground-breaking interactive play to Bucks County.

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15 hrs ago | Sys-Con Media

Aninsman Receives Law Enforcement Officer of the Year Award

Andrew Aninsman, of the Bensalem Township Police Department in Bucks County, Pa., received The American Legion's National Law Enforcement Officer of the Year Award on Aug. 27 at its 96th annual national convention in Charlotte, N.C. The detective sergeant has served more than 25 years in law enforcement with three police departments in ... (more)

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Related Topix: Bensalem, PA

21 hrs ago | Philly.com

Hearing in Bucks on opiate abuse is set for Thursday

LEVITTOWN With heroin and opiate use growing in the nation and region, the Pennsylvania House Democratic Policy Committee has scheduled a hearing on opiate abuse for Thursday morning in Bristol Township.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Levittown, PA

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Patch.com

Bucks County Classic Cycling Festival Set for Sept. 13 and 14

The opening road race of the weekend, the 100-mile course from Doylestown to New Hope, is one of only seven races in the USA to be sanctioned by the International Cycling Union.

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Related Topix: Doylestown, PA, New Hope, PA

BroadwayWorld.com

BWW Reviews: Bucks County Playhouse Presents an Energetic Ain't Misbehavin'

AIN'T MISBEHAVIN' at Bucks County Playhouse is full of energy and wonderful music that will have audiences tapping their feet along with these tunes.

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Related Topix: Fats Waller, Jazz

Patch.com

BCCC Foundation Raises $52K at Annual Golf Classic

The Bucks County Community College Foundation raised a record $52,000 for student scholarships at its 20th annual Golf Classic August 4 at Jericho National Golf Club in New Hope, Pa., topping the previous record set last year.

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Related Topix: New Hope, PA

Philly.com

Strouse touts women's rights in Bucks County

BRISTOL TOWNSHIP Kevin Strouse, a Democrat running for Congress in Bucks County, campaigned in Bristol Township on Tuesday, seeking to emphasize his commitment to women's rights.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Patch.com

Doylestown Food Co-op To Host Farm to Table Dinner

The Doylestown Food Co-op will host its second Farm to Table dinner on Saturday, Sept.

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Related Topix: New Hope, PA

NBC Philadelphia

Want to Find an Eco-Friendly Shop? There's an App for That.

Strolling through Old City and hoping to eat at a farm-to-table restaurant? Shopping along Walnut Street and interested in buying eco-friendly fashions? Now thanks to Milk Crate - a smartphone app launching this week - sustainable-minded shoppers can discover nearly 2,000 "green" businesses located in Philadelphia and Montgomery and Bucks counties.

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Related Topix: Philadelphia, PA, Montgomery County, PA, Groupon, iPod touch App, Yelp, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, Philadelphia University

CBS Local

Volunteers Needed For Educational Video Shoot In Bucks County

There's a new children's video being filmed in Doylestown on Wednesday, and the borough is looking for volunteers to be a part of it.

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Related Topix: Doylestown, PA, Kids, Family

Patch.com

Five Bucks County Farms Preserved Through State Initiative

Preservation of the farms, which total 2,363 acres, put Pennsylvania on track to safeguard its half-millionth acre of farmland from development by the end of 2014.

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Patch.com

Third Annual Taste at Playwicki Farm Benefit is Sept. 6

6. The event will be held from 3 to 6 p.m. and will raise money to install a new commercial kitchen so that the historic farmhouse on the site can be used as a venue for public and private celebrations.

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Patch.com

Council Rock School Closure Decisions Could Come as Early as Nov.

A capital plan for Council Rock School District, including the possibility of school closures, will likely be decided upon in November, the Bucks County Courier Times reported.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Richboro, PA

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Construction Equipment Guide

Work Begins to Connect I-95 Along Entire East Coast

Construction is to start late next month or in early October on the long-awaited direct connection between Interstate 95 and the Pennsylvania Turnpike, after the award of a $142.9 million contract to a Bucks County firm.

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Related Topix: Pennsylvania, Bensalem, PA

WFMZ

Quakertown homeowner's association wants drugs out of community

Members of a homeowner's association in Quakertown are concerned about the increase of drug and criminal activity in their community.

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Related Topix: Quakertown, PA, Criminal Defense Law, Law

JD Supra

Pennsylvania Public Utilities Commission Appeals Act 13 Ruling to State Supreme Court

The Pennsylvania Public Utilities Commission is asking the state Supreme Court to review a July ruling by the Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court that strips PPUC of its authority to review and approve local drilling ordinances.

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Related Topix: Pennsylvania

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