“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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Tips from Leader Readers

January 14, 2017 3:11 pm0 comments
Tips from Leader Readers

This issue’s batch of useful tips from our readers… Apply a thin film of Vaseline or WD-40 to the threads of a light bulb before you screw it in. It will unscrew much more easily next time you need to replace it. —Alan Banner / Levittown ~~~ When your car’s […]

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Rookie Quarterbacks: A Quiz

November 5, 2016 1:01 pm0 comments
Rookie Quarterbacks: A Quiz

Eagles fans are enjoying the stellar debut season of their new quarterback, Carson Wentz. He’ll have some bumps in the road, but not to worry—elite NFL quarterbacks have been both awful and stupendous in their rookie seasons.   1) The top pick in the draft out of Tennessee in 1998, […]

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Plan For Over-55 Housing on New Falls Rd.

October 22, 2016 6:32 pm0 comments
Plan For Over-55 Housing on New Falls Rd.

Following diligent review and questions from the Falls Township Board of Supervisors, the governing body, once all concerns were addressed, voted unanimously to grant conditional use approval for an age-restricted community to be situated on a portion of the former St. Joseph the Worker parcel. The 18.17-acre property, which is […]

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Leader Lottery Winner: Dawn Addesa

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Leader Lottery Winner: Dawn Addesa

Dawn Addesa, of North Park in Levittown, was our Leader Lottery winner for the September 8 issue of The Lower Bucks Leader. Leader Lottery is a feature of every issue, in which readers can win money for themselves and free publicity for their favorite charity or community cause. Dawn picked […]

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New Car Technology Weighs Heavy on Society

September 24, 2016 7:02 pm0 comments
New Car Technology Weighs Heavy on Society

Recent headlines touted Nissan’s plans to offer self-driving cars by 2020. Am I the only one who sees the dichotomy in the direction our society is taking? On the one hand we are bombarded on a daily basis with a barrage of news stories regarding the growing obesity problem in […]

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Grill a Perfect Steak

June 18, 2016 1:35 pm0 comments
Grill a Perfect Steak

The steakhouse is a family favorite for its delicious and juicy cuts of beef. With a few simple grilling techniques, however, most home grillers can get results every bit as good. Here are some tips for grilling the perfect steak. If it doesn’t sizzle, it’s not hot enough. Preheat your […]

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“I Drove West as the Trains Rolled East”

March 12, 2016 4:46 pm0 comments
“I Drove West as the Trains Rolled East”

I recently took a cross-country drive following Route 40 west to California. I have flown back and forth across the United States many times and gazed down at the land below as it passed beneath the wing of the airplane, but this was an opportunity to see a swath of […]

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They Met at the Skating Rink

November 29, 2015 2:31 pm0 comments
They Met at the Skating Rink

Naomi (Tiny) Judge loves to show off her ceramics as much as she loves to show off her large photo album collection of her very large family. She is the proud mother of 7 children, 22 grandchildren and 35 great-grandchildren (with one on the way)! Naomi Thompson and Gerard Judge […]

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Rotary Club Scholarship Grants

November 14, 2015 7:56 pm0 comments
Rotary Club Scholarship Grants

The Levittown-Fairless Hills Rotary Club, in conjunction with the Gundaker Foundation of Rotary District 7450, announces the availability of several Undergraduate Grant Awards for study in the junior or senior year of college or university during the 2016-2017 academic year. Grants range from $1,000 to $5,000. Applicants must be full […]

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