The Scent of a Levittown Memory

May 20, 2013 2:56 pm0 comments
The Scent of a Levittown Memory

What is in an odor or smell? Sometimes a remembrance.

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Empty Spaces

February 18, 2013 2:18 pm0 comments
The former Langhorne Ski Shop on Lincoln Highway.

There are some positive signs that the economy is picking up, but you wouldn’t know it by all the big empty buildings around our area. I took most of these photos while driving around last fall. In early February, the buildings were still empty. Owners of large commercial real estate […]

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The Fateful Crossing

November 30, 2012 2:24 am0 comments
The Fateful Crossing

by Daniel Koenig / Langhorne Most Americans don’t know much about the history of our country. It’s really an amazing story. The more you learn, the more it seems a miracle that the United States of America was ever born. There were times when the Americans were so close to […]

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Levittown Then…Mystery Skull Discovered

October 19, 2012 1:57 pm0 comments
Levittown Then…Mystery Skull Discovered

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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A Tradition of Service and Safety

August 15, 2012 3:23 am0 comments
A 2012 ambulance ready to roll at LFHRS headquarters on New Falls Road.

Some things are invisible to us in our busy lives and we may not notice how much some things have changed over the years. The Levittown-Fairless Hills Rescue Squad began as Levittown construction maintained its momentum in 1955 and by the 1960’s they served the entire community and beyond. Photographs […]

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Levittown Then…the Levittown Library

July 6, 2012 1:23 am0 comments
Levittown Then…the Levittown Library

When I was a young girl growing up in Goldenridge, I first discovered the Levittown Library in the basement of the Towne Pharmacy, where the Library got its start. As a little kid, I didn’t venture too far on foot but I did find my way to the Towne, which […]

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Levittown Then…The Church of Judas

May 4, 2012 8:48 pm0 comments
Levittown Then…The Church of Judas

One autumn day in 1964, a curious sight appeared in Levittown and Bristol: a tall, bearded man in a long white robe, carrying on his shoulder a large white cross with the words “The Church of Judas” inscribed on it. He was pulling behind him a cart loaded with miscellaneous […]

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