The path to a trail: Feasibility study approved for potential 5-mile multi-use trail

James Boyle, the Wire The Bucks County Commissioners unanimously approved last week the use of a feasibility study to guide the construction of a trail that would connect parts of Middletown, Bensalem, Langhorne, Lower Southampton and Northampton. The five-mile Lower Neshaminy Creek Greenway nature path would run from Core Creek Park to the Neshaminy-Falls train…

Neshaminy students return to class as consolidation moves forward

Matt Schickling, the Wire As Neshaminy students and parents get ready to start the 2015-2016 school year, the district’s consolidation plan is moving along as scheduled. At the site of the former Tawanka school in Lower Southampton, the demolition of the old building is well underway and should be completed by the end of August.…

MATT SCHICKLING / WIRE PHOTO Last week, Philadelphia and SEPTA officials offered a preliminary plan for getting around during the World Meeting of Families, from Sept. 22 to 27, which culminates with a visit from Pope Francis.

Come all ye faithful: Transportation plan for papal visit is tough on Bucks

Matt Schickling, the Wire No matter what the occasion, if you squeeze 1.5 million visitors into an already highly populated metropolitan area, some transportation issues need to be addressed. Last week, Philadelphia and SEPTA officials offered a preliminary plan for getting around during the World Meeting of Families, from Sept. 22 to 27, which culminates…