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Abington Township holds Meet Your Legislators event

By Matt SchicklingWire Staff WriterAnother issue discussed at great length was the need for education funding reform.“We need to provide equitable education options for all of our kids through the public school system,” Dean said. “We...

WirePOLITICS: Fitzpatrick: Repair tax code, fix infrastructure

By Tom WaringWire Staff WriterU.S. Rep. Mike Fitzpatrick was among four lawmakers who wrote to President Barack Obama, urging him to rebuild America’s infrastructure and fix what they see as a “broken” international tax code.The letter...

WirePOLITICS: Fitzpatrick: Repair tax code, fix infrastructure

By Tom WaringWire Staff WriterU.S. Rep. Mike Fitzpatrick was among four lawmakers who wrote to President Barack Obama, urging him to rebuild America’s infrastructure and fix what they see as a “broken” international tax code.The letter...

WirePOLITICS: Santarseiro to co-sponsor legislation protecting public safety officials

By Tom WaringWire Staff WriterState Rep. Steve Santarsiero, a Democrat who is expected to run for Congress next year, will co-sponsor legislation that would protect public safety officers’ personal information.The effort is being spearheaded by...

Wire ENTERTAINMENT: River Drivers announce debut album, show this weekend

By Jack FirnenoWire EditorThe River Drivers, Bristol Borough’s own traditional Irish folk music quartet, is wrapping up production of its debut album. The self-titled release, due out in March, features a mix of traditional...

WireENTERTAINMENT: A new chapter: Chairman Dances brings literary-minded indie rock to Doylestown

By Jack FirnenoWire EditorEric Krewson writes pop songs — sort of.Take a song like last year’s Dance to the Neighbor’s Stereo. Krewson, fronting the band Chairman Dances, leads a small army of chiming guitar chords, stomping drums and...

WireENTERTAINMENT: MOM’s in Doylestown holds jingle contest

Maxwell’s On Main is asking patrons to sing its praises. The Doylestown bar-restaurant-venue launched its first ever “Jingle Your MOM’s” Jingle Contest, where contestants submit a 30 to 60 second .mp3 recording to be considered...

WirePOLITICS: Fitzpatrick on VA, 2009 Fort Hood terror attack

Last week, U.S. Rep. Mike Fitzpatrick released a statement regarding reports of a new incentive program at the Philadelphia Department of Veterans Affairs Regional Office that he believes could encourage staff to rush or...

WirePOLITICS: Fitzpatrick on VA, 2009 Fort Hood terror attack

Last week, U.S. Rep. Mike Fitzpatrick released a statement regarding reports of a new incentive program at the Philadelphia Department of Veterans Affairs Regional Office that he believes could encourage staff to rush or...

WirePOLITICS: Scott Petri’s library grant, new crime legislation

By Jack FirnenoWire EditorState Rep. Scott Petri announced last week that New Hope Borough will receive a $72,000 Keystone Recreation, Park and Conservation Fund Grant for improvements at the Free Library of New Hope...
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