Thursday, January 10, 2013
David Heckler touted his office's record of solving all but one homicide since he took office in 2010.
Election season has barely ended, but it looks like it's about to start up again. In a statement released to the press, Bucks County District Attorney David Heckler announced his intention to seek re-election to a second term for his office. "I cannot imagine more fulfilling work," Heckler said in the statement. "I am very proud of what we have accomplished over the last three years. I will be seeking re-election this year because my team and I have more work to do." Since taking office in 2010, Heckler and his team has solved all but one of the homicides that have occurred. The March 2012 shooting of Erick Stephens outside his apartment building in Morrisville is still under investigation. He also highlighted the national accreditation …
Wednesday, November 7, 2012
Residents of Northampton Township voted for Mitt Romney and other republican on Nov. 6, according to results posted on Bucks County's website.
Northampton Township voters, according to results on Bucks County's website. Romney won by a margin of 3,468 votes in Northampton Township. Voters in the 18 districts throughout the township cast 12,972 votes (57.1 percent) for Romney, while 9,504 votes (41.9 percent) were cast for President Barack Obama. Northampton also voted Republican for U.S. Senator, Attorney General, Auditor General, State Treasurer, Representative in Congress and Representative in the General Assembly (although state assembly was an uncontested race). Out of the 18 districts, only district 10 voted for President Obama. District 10, 15 and 16 voted Democrat for Senator; districts 10, 11 and 16 voted Democrat for Attorney General and 10 and 16 voted Democrat for …
Monday, November 5, 2012
Shortly before Mitt Romney spoke at Shady Brook Farm, Sandra Fluke and several other key Democrats held a press conference.
Just a few miles away from where thousands of people gathered to see Mitt Romney speak, key Democrats held a press conference reiterating their stance on women’s issues at a hotel in the Langhorne section of Middletown. Kathy Boockvar, congressional candidate for the 8th district, spoke first and began by noting the Democrats and Republicans have “stark differences” for the nation. The candidate also said Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan are “far from the center.” Congresswoman Allyson Schwartz, former Congressman Patrick Murphy, Planned Parenthood President Cecile Richards and Sandra Fluke all spoke at the press event. Fluke came to prominence in early 2012 when she spoke to congressional democrats on contraception mandates. She is a native of …
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Monday, November 5, 2012
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Thursday, October 11, 2012
The anti-Romney tour brought Bain employees and Big Bird to Sesame Place in Middletown to rally against Mitt Romney and Mike Fitzpatrick.
A bus filled with employees of companies owned by Bain Capital, a private equity firm founded by Mitt Romney, came to Sesame Place to hold a rally Wednesday evening. The bus met with a group of protesters from around Bucks County. The local group stiffly opposes Romney and 8th District Republican Congressman Mike Fitzpatrick. The event was organized by Pennslyvania Working Families. Follow us on Twitter | Like us on Facebook | Sign up for our newsletter | Blog for us
Wednesday, October 10, 2012
Congressman Mike Fitzpatrick, attorney general candidate David Freed and State Representative Scott Petri highlighted important issues facing voters as Election Day looms.
If the Republican party is going to succeed nationally and statewide on Election Day on November 6, it will be through getting party members and independents out and to the polls. That was the message State Rep. Scott Petri gave the members of the Northampton Township Business and Professional Association during their monthly meeting at the Spring Mill Country Club Tuesday morning. "We need to have a strong voter turnout," Petri told the audience. "We are about a million behind in our registration efforts." Even though Petri is running unopposed to keep his seat as representative of the 178th congressional district, which includes Richboro and Holland, he showed his support for his colleagues who are facing tougher challenges, including …
Tuesday, August 21, 2012
Paul Ryan has concluded his speech in West Chester. See the blog below to find out what was said and see the crowd, campaign buttons, signs and T-shirts. Because the live part of the blog is over, the blog starts at the beginning, so go to the bottom.
Republican Presidential candidate Paul Ryan spoke to thousands outside the American Helicopter Museum in West Chester Tuesday. What did you think of the speech? Share your thoughts in the comments area below.
Thursday, November 3, 2011
Grupp is running for Council Rock School Board of Directors on the Republican ticket and is an incumbent for Region 5.
Thursday, November 3, 2011
Name: Jerold S Grupp Occupation: Clinical Research Project Management Length of time living in Northampton Township: 14 years What organizations and activities are you involved with locally? Council Rock School Board – Director – 2000 to Present. I have served as Board VP, Chair of Finance, Chair of Facilities, PSBA Liaison, Middle Bucks Institute of Technology Alternate, Chair of Technology, Member of Policy Committee Council Rock School Safety Taskforce – Member – 1999 to 2000 Council Rock Class Size Committee – Member – 1998 to 1999 Council Rock Technology Advisory Committee – Public Member – 1998 to 2000 Newtown Ambulance – Volunteer EMT – 1997 to 2000 Shir Ami Religious School – Volunteer – 1997 to 2001 Bucks County Pandemic Response…
Tuesday, May 17, 2011
Northampton Patch has a look at what's going on at a polling location in Richboro today.
Today is primary election day and Patch went to the Administration Building to see how many people were coming out to places their votes.