Articles by: Gerard M

Test Your Common Sense: 7 Brain Ticklers

May 20, 2017 12:35 pm0 comments
Test Your Common Sense: 7 Brain Ticklers

(Scroll down for the answers.)   1)  Is it legal for a man to marry his widow’s sister?   2)  Two mothers and two daughters were fishing. They managed to catch one big fish, one small fish, and one fat fish. Since only three fish were caught, how is it […]

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“Ben’s Campaign” To Honor Slain Toddler

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“Ben’s Campaign” To Honor Slain Toddler

Free safety locks for all Bucks County gun owners — At an emotional news conference hushed by a father’s words of warning and grief over his 2-year old son’s unintentional gunshot death, Bucks County officials on April 27th launched a campaign to put free safety locks and educational materials into […]

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All-Time Best Phillies: Chase Utley

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All-Time Best Phillies: Chase Utley

The man who coined the immortal phrase, “WTC Forever!” — When Chase Utley’s career with the Phillies came to an end he took out a full-page ad in the Inquirer and the Daily News to thank the fans.  “Citizens Bank Park,” his last paragraph began, “is like no other stadium. […]

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Delaware Canal Festival Kicks Off June 16

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Delaware Canal Festival Kicks Off June 16

This year’s Delaware Canal Festival activities kick off on Friday evening June 16 from 6 to 8:30 p.m. at the Historic Bristol Borough Lagoon Park located at the intersection of Jefferson Avenue and Prospect Street. Come for dinner and stay for the fun at Lagoon Park. Highlights will be food […]

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Que for the Troops, Fri. June 2 and Sat. June 3

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Que for the Troops, Fri. June 2 and Sat. June 3

Family Festival to Benefit Liberty USO   — Falls Township’s annual Que for the Troops Barbecue competition will be even bigger this year as 75 contenders take to Falls Township Community Park June 2nd and 3rd to vie for trophies and cash prizes in a Kansas City Barbecue Society-sanctioned event. […]

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Walking Tour thru Yardley’s History

May 17, 2017 12:29 am0 comments
Walking Tour thru Yardley’s History

A guided walking tour of downtown Yardley will be sponsored by the Yardley Historical Association on Sunday, May 21 at 2 p.m.  The tour will begin at the Old Library by Lake Afton, 46 West Afton Avenue. Come see how Yardley has changed during the last five centuries. Yardley Historical […]

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“Run the Gates” for Charity

May 5, 2017 12:41 am0 comments
“Run the Gates” for Charity

Area runners can lace up for a great cause – a five-mile run (or one-mile run/walk) benefitting three Bucks County nonprofit organizations serving people with disabilities. Registration is underway for the 12th annual Run the Gates fundraiser, which will be held June 4 at Forsythia Crossing Park in Levittown. Last […]

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All-Time Best Phillies: Catcher

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All-Time Best Phillies: Catcher

In what is really a three-way tie with Bob Boone and Carlos Ruiz, Mike Lieberthal earns the distinction of greatest Phillies catcher. Perhaps the only knock against “Lieby” was that he played for the Phillies from 1994 to 2006, an era bookended by the 1993 National league champion Phillies and […]

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Community Pet Adoption Day “Extremely Successful”

May 3, 2017 11:30 pm0 comments
Community Pet Adoption Day “Extremely Successful”

The Women’s Humane Society (WHS) hosted a Community Pet Adoption Day on Saturday, April 1st. The event was held in an effort to free up space at the shelter by placing more pets in their forever homes, as the organization prepares for the increased intake of animals over the spring […]

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Junk Exit: Customer-Friendly Junk Removal

April 20, 2017 11:24 pm0 comments
Junk Exit: Customer-Friendly Junk Removal

You might think that a professional junk removal business would not require much more than a sturdy truck and a crew with strong backs. The owners of locally-based 1-800-Junk Exit would disagree. “You have to be a people person,” Mike Hodges, Jr. told a Leader reporter. “We want our customers […]

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