How I Beat the Winter Doldrums

March 9, 2013 6:29 pm0 comments
How I Beat the Winter Doldrums

Every year my sister’s children give us a ticket to a Broadway show in New York as a gift. Usually it is in February, just about the time when you are ready to end all the cold and cabin fever you have endured since the onset of the winter season. New York […]

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Levittown Then… The PA Turnpike

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Levittown Then… The PA Turnpike

When the PA Turnpike was completed in the early 1950’s, it was an expressway to new job opportunities in the Philadelphia region. The Levittown-Fairless Hills area was a cornucopia for job seekers from the far reaches of Pennsylvania and beyond. They came from the coal regions of western and northeastern […]

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PHS Team Wins Third Consecutive Title

January 27, 2013 1:41 pm0 comments
Coach Don Little (right) and Assistant Coaches Greg Sargent and Ken Cislak (left) are shown with the team.

  Pennsbury High School’s Girls Cross Country team dominated the PIAA Class AAA State Championships in Hershey again this year, coming out on top with their third consecutive state title. Coach Don Little offers this reflection on the program, the season, and the latest championship: “At the conclusion of the […]

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What Do I Know About Horses?

December 1, 2012 2:03 am0 comments
What Do I Know About Horses?

by Bruce Harris Bentzman It frightens me to get close to horses. That’s not to say I haven’t been close to a horse, pulling my toes away from their hard hooves, keeping my fingers distant from their chomping teeth. When Levittown, Pennsylvania was young, there were yet farms and dairies […]

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Senior Addicts

November 12, 2012 9:31 pm0 comments
Senior Addicts

It seems every time you turn around there is another young person entering rehab. But addiction isn’t only for the young. I know you are thinking prescription drugs, but you would be wrong. All those meds you see in an older person’s home are desperately needed. As our bodies begin […]

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All the Little Flags

November 10, 2012 1:26 pm0 comments
All the Little Flags

They are still there, of course, the little flags that mark the graves of those killed on that famous Christmas raid on Trenton. Without that raid we might never have come to be. Did they have any notion of what they were starting? Sometimes, honestly, I even talk with them. […]

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