Veterans History Project

October 31, 2015 6:47 pm0 comments
Veterans History Project

So that future generations may hear directly from those who served and better understand the realities of war. Within the vast array of recordings housed at the American Folklife Center at the Library of Congress in Washington, DC (everything from sea shanties to slave narratives to street cries), you can […]

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A Look Back: Mystery Skull Found in Levittown

October 17, 2015 10:21 pm0 comments
A Look Back: Mystery Skull Found in Levittown

In July 1952, an article appeared on the front page of the Levittown Times newspaper with the headline Buried Skull Found Here By Levitt Construction Workers. While digging a trench on what had been the old Chilton Farm on Saturday, July 26, two workmen on the Levitt crew unearthed a […]

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Hairy Heroes: A Sports Quiz

October 3, 2015 10:34 pm0 comments
Hairy Heroes: A Sports Quiz

Scroll down for the answers… This Hall of Fame relief pitcher known for his trademark handlebar moustache was the MVP of the 1974 World Series, pitching for the Oakland A’s.   This Hall of Fame running back who rushed for a then-record 166 yards in Super Bowl XVII sported a […]

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It All Began in Trenton

September 21, 2015 8:07 pm0 comments
It All Began in Trenton

Sheldon and Rochelle (Rosenthal) Gould both resided in Trenton. They met at a party and a wedding before they ran into each other again on Union Street. Smitten with one another, they began “going steady” and the future held promises of marriage. A four-year age difference created a few obstacles […]

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“True Blue” Kindness

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“True Blue” Kindness

While I was chatting recently with a Falls Township police officer who has a great sense of humor, he shared with me some interesting experiences from his many years on the force. One time he was driving along Lincoln Highway about 10 p.m. when he spotted a vehicle on the […]

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VFW Contest for Scholarship $

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VFW Contest for Scholarship $

Commander Dennis Bicking of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post #6495, announces the kickoff of the VFW and its Auxiliary Voice of Democracy and Patriot’s Pen Scholarship Competition.  Eligibility applies to all children who are enrolled in a public, private or parochial school or home study program in the United States, in territories and […]

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Canal Walk 2015

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Canal Walk 2015

The Friends of the Delaware Canal will embark on their 28th annual Canal Walk beginning on October 3. The guided walking tour will start at Riverfront Park in Bristol Borough. On the four Saturdays thereafter, a different section of the Canal will be explored ending at the Forks of the […]

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Kanga Roof Thanks a Marine

August 23, 2015 2:13 pm0 comments
Kanga Roof Thanks a Marine

Being totally blind and full of shrapnel doesn’t stop Joe Crespo. Abe Brooks, owner of Kanga Roofing, has special respect for the men and women who have served our country. “It takes bravery and honor to volunteer to serve,” he said. “And we want to do what we can to […]

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Farewell to Dale Frazier

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Farewell to Dale Frazier

The GOAL founder was “a great visionary, leader and teacher.” Dale Frazier, founder of the Greenbelt Overhaul Alliance of Levittown, passed away on August 16 after a nine month battle with cancer. He was 58 years old. While walking his dog along the greenbelt between the Farmbrook and Stonybrook sections […]

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Can You Pass the Citizenship Test?

July 11, 2015 12:03 am0 comments
Can You Pass the Citizenship Test?

  All immigrants who wish to become U.S. citizens must take a citizenship test. There are 100 possible questions that deal with American history and government. An applicant will be asked 10 of them, and must answer at least 6 correctly. We’re already American citizens, so this should be easy!…Um, […]

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