All-Time Best Phillies: Catcher

May 5, 2017 12:37 am0 comments
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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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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“A Royal Affair” — Lower Bucks County Chamber of Commerce Annual Ball

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“A Royal Affair” — Lower Bucks County Chamber of Commerce Annual Ball

It was a sparkling and spirited evening at the Lower Bucks County Chamber of Commerce’s royal-themed Bucks County Ball on April 1. Guests of the annual gala, held at the Radisson Hotel in Trevose, PA, walked the red carpet, had their photos taken and stepped into a regally decorated ballroom […]

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Al Durante: “I’m Alive Because of People”

April 7, 2017 12:31 am0 comments
Al Durante: “I’m Alive Because of People”

He was busy chatting with customers as they waited for their cars to get serviced when I walked into Tire City on Veteran’s Highway to meet Al Durante. As he began to excuse himself all you could hear is, “love ya, Al” from everyone in the room! Men stood with […]

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A Symbol of Welcome: Stained Glass in a New Home

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A Symbol of Welcome: Stained Glass in a New Home

Stained Glass from St. Joseph’s Shines Anew at St. Frances Cabrini — The Archdiocese of Philadelphia announced several parish mergers in Bucks County almost three years ago, among them that of Saint Frances Cabrini in Fairless Hills and Saint Joseph the Worker in Fallsington. The process of a parish merger is […]

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“The Greatest Team No One Ever Heard Of”

January 29, 2017 12:53 am0 comments
“The Greatest Team No One Ever Heard Of”

When Pittsburgh-born Chuck Fusina was chosen by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the 5th round of the 1979 NFL draft, he had every reason to expect to crack the starting lineup. He had just finished a spectacular college career at Penn State, leading the Nittany Lions to a 29-3 record […]

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