Building a Better Mousetrap at Holy Trinity School

April 1, 2017 1:02 am0 comments
Building a Better Mousetrap at Holy Trinity School

The S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) curriculum of Holy Trinity School in Morrisville is all about design, prototype, testing, and adapting. The students in the fifth grade at HTS, under the direction of their teacher and facilitator, Mrs. Susan Smith, have been engaged in problem solving and design for […]

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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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A Childhood “Over the Rainbow”

February 9, 2017 2:26 pm0 comments
A Childhood “Over the Rainbow”

One August day in 1953, my father hopped a train to Bristol PA and arrived back home at 10pm to inform my mother to pack her bags. He had bought a new home for $8,900 on a $100 deposit in a new place called Levittown.   Thus did fate provide […]

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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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