The (Very) Few and the Proud: The Crisis of Vanishing Firefighters

October 6, 2017 5:51 pm0 comments
A Firefighter searches for possible survivors

Jerry Barton has served as a volunteer firefighter in Bucks County for most of his life. “I started at Langhorne Fire Company as a teenager,” he recalls. “My Dad was a firefighter there. I remember riding to fires on top of the truck, with my heart pounding and the flashing […]

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A Childhood “Over the Rainbow”

July 27, 2017 12:13 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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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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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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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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