Out of the Woods

February 23, 2017 1:19 am0 comments
Out of the Woods

Bristol Organizations Help Homeless Man Find Shelter — Brian Tanner unintentionally lost 20 pounds in the last year, was hit with two bouts of pneumonia in the last three months and spent 14 days under quarantine in the hospital. Much of the 52-year-old’s troubles can be attributed to his homelessness. […]

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Super Heroes Come Out for Polar Plunge

February 14, 2017 7:32 pm0 comments
Super Heroes Come Out for Polar Plunge

The 2017 Eastern Polar Bear Plunge to benefit Special Olympics of Pennsylvania was held on Saturday January 28th at Neshaminy State Park in Bensalem. Despite the occasional cold wind and snow flurries, over 500 people of all ages ventured into the frigid waters of the Delaware River at high noon—some […]

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Pennsbury HS Artists in AOY Exhibit

January 29, 2017 12:48 am0 comments
Pennsbury HS Artists in AOY Exhibit

A reception on January 13 at the Artists of Yardley Art Center kicked off a two-weekend exhibit of extraordinary artworks by Pennsbury High School senior students. The exhibit was juried; only those artworks deemed exceptional were placed on display. The photo on this issue’s cover, by Remy Schnitzler, was one […]

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Play Ball! Spring 2017 Youth Baseball

January 25, 2017 3:04 pm0 comments
Play Ball!  Spring 2017 Youth Baseball

Registration for Spring 2017 youth baseball is in full swing. Registration dates and instructions vary from one organization to another, along with rules, age group divisions, and geographical jurisdictions. This list of websites covers most of the youth baseball leagues in our readership area. Each site offers contact instructions for […]

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Mail Call Vietnam: A Labor of Love

November 30, 2016 1:06 pm0 comments
Mail Call Vietnam: A Labor of Love

Langhorne resident Jenny Ornsteen has unusually clear memories of the national mood in the early years of the Vietnam War. “The country was at least as divided as it is now,” she said. She remembers it well because her parents, June and Richard, launched a project at that time called […]

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The Clock Lady of Levittown

November 2, 2016 6:28 pm0 comments
The Clock Lady of Levittown

When Robin DeRosa was ten years old, her sister put on “The Dark Side of the Moon,” the classic album by Pink Floyd. Robin was mesmerized when the song “Time” came on, with its chimes and heartbeat-like ticking. “That’s when it started for me,” she said recently. “My fascination with […]

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