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Community Bulletin Board

March 21, 2015 8:20 pm0 comments

  The Jesse W. Soby American Legion Post #148 in Langhorne is sponsoring its third annual 5K Run/Walk on Saturday November 11th 2017 starting at 09:00 AM.  The proceeds from the race will benefit Veterans Charities such as Operation Comfort Warriors which is an American Legion charity. Delaware Valley Stand […]

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Harlem Shake Levittown Edition

March 13, 2013 6:53 am0 comments
Harlem Shake Levittown Edition

Wendy’s Gang does the Harlem Shake! Special thanks to organizer Ryan Solek and DJ Jesse Cartlidge! Source: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6Dwx4gAd38U

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St. Patrick’s Day Myths Debunked!

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St. Patrick’s Day Myths Debunked!

Was St. Patrick even Irish? Did folks always drink on St. Patrick’s Day? And what’s the deal with all the parades? These and many other St. Paddy’s Day queries are answered by WSJ! Source: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f5TaFxb-uI4

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Empty Spaces

February 18, 2013 2:18 pm0 comments
The former Langhorne Ski Shop on Lincoln Highway.

There are some positive signs that the economy is picking up, but you wouldn’t know it by all the big empty buildings around our area. I took most of these photos while driving around last fall. In early February, the buildings were still empty. Owners of large commercial real estate […]

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From Tragedy to Change

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John, Jr. and John, Sr. on John’s graduation day from Truman High School

Levittown Mother Makes Case for Sidewalks On July 22, 2012, while walking home along New Falls Road, a young man named John Rearick was struck and run over by a car. The driver did not stop. John Rearick, 23, a Truman High School graduate, died from his injuries several days […]

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Sometimes the Fish Wins

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Sometimes the Fish Wins

Alan Verson of Fairless Hills alerted The Levittown Leader to this unusual story. It is reprinted here by permission of Brian Grange of West Coast Fishing Club in Panama. On January 18, one of the West Coast Fishing Club’s off-shore marlin boats, Abundancia, capsized in the Gulf of Panama after an angler […]

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Roof Watching in Levittown

February 16, 2013 1:34 pm0 comments
Roof Watching in Levittown

If you’re wondering what you can do to save energy in your Levittown home this winter, you can begin by “Roof Watching”. I’ve made a habit of it and found that you can tell a great deal about the energy efficiency of your home just by standing on the sidewalk […]

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Giving Back with Causehub

February 15, 2013 2:02 pm0 comments
Giving Back with Causehub

PHS Reporter Interviews the Founder Blogging may be a common hobby for some high school students, but Ashvika Dhir, a junior at Pennsbury High School, has taken blogging to a whole new level. She has created an amazing site called Causehub, a place for teenagers and adults to blog about current issues […]

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Carved in Levittown

January 27, 2013 2:08 pm0 comments
Carved in Levittown

Poet and author G Emil Reutter was raised in Levittown and now lives and writes in the Fox Chase neighborhood of Philadelphia. He has worked in the factories, steel mills and rails of the Mid-Atlantic region of the United States. Eight volumes of his collected poems have been published, including […]

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Levittown Then…Flexible Flyers

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Levittown Then…Flexible Flyers

The photo above (courtesy of Jerry Barnett) was taken in 1953 on Sugarmaple Lane in Stonybrook. The comments it generated, some of which are shown here, were posted on the Facebook group Levittown, PA…which section are you from? The group has over 3,000 members and welcomes new ones. Jerry B: […]

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