Stories tagged: "bucks county"


Ralph's Italian Restaurant, Philadelphia (Photo: Ralph's Italian Restaurant)
These Pennsylvania Restaurants Have Stood the Test of Time

From old public houses to taverns to old-school Italian establishments, Pennsylvania is home to many restaurants that are well over 100 years old.

In this image from video provided by Jodi Brown, posted to Instagram on Saturday, July 16, 2022, a performer dressed as the character Rosita waves off Brown's daughter and another 6-year-old Black girl at the Sesame Place amusement park in Langhorne, Pa. (Jodi Brown via AP)
Black Family Sues Sesame Place, Alleging Discrimination

The lawsuit comes in the wake of a viral video showing two other Black girls apparently being snubbed by a costumed employee during a parade at the Bucks County park.

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7 Unique Pennsylvania Summer Events

In almost every corner of the commonwealth there are events that celebrate the uniqueness of Pennsylvania.

State Rep. Tom Mehaffie (L) with members of the Hershey Kiss Committee at the Pennsylvania Capitol in Harrisburg on April 6, 2022. (Photo courtesy of Hershey Kiss Committee)
Sweet Stuff: Bucks County High School Students Looking to Make Hershey’s Kisses the Official State Candy

What better way to learn about the legislative process than by trying to get the iconic Hershey’s Kiss named the official candy of Pennsylvania.

The 9/11 Tribute Flag flies at half-mast over the Garden of Reflection 9/11 Memorial in Bucks County. Three pilots, who were friends with United Airlines Flight 175 pilot Victor Saracini, have taken the flag on flights over each of the crash sites. The 9/11 Tribute Flag is believed to be the only flag that has flown in the air above all three crash sites. (Keystone Photo/Patrick Berkery)
‘We Will Never Forget’: Bonded by the Loss of a Friend and Fellow Pilot on 9/11

Pilots Peter Maniscalco, Sam Irvin, and Steven Verdi flew the Tribute Flag over all three 9/11 crash sites in memory of those who died in the attacks, including their friend and fellow pilot Victor Saracini. 

People walk by a downed tree in Fort Washington Thursday, Sept. 2, 2021 in the aftermath of downpours and high winds from the remnants of Hurricane Ida that hit the area. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
How Pennsylvanians Impacted by Wednesday’s Storm Can Get Help

As officials assess the damage from Wednesday’s powerful storm, resources are available to Pennsylvania residents who need assistance.

Bob McAdams, left, of Barnegat Light, New Jersey, carries a freshly cut tree with Mario DeMarco, Mara DeMarco, and Addie DeMarco, 7, of Philadelphia, at Tuckamony Farm, in Bucks County, on Sunday, Dec. 6, 2020. Tuckamony Farm sold out a few days later. (Keystone Photo/Michele C. Haddon)
Why It’s Hard to Find a Darn Good Christmas Tree This Year

This extraordinarily challenging year made more and more folks head to cut-your-own farms and strip mall parking lots in search of real evergreens to bring home for the holidays. And fewer farmers are selling because it's getting harder to grow trees.