The Local Fishing Scene

May 12, 2013 4:42 am0 comments
The Local Fishing Scene

From the earliest days of Levittown and Fairless Hills, people young and old have enjoyed casting a line into the local waters.

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Fight Night in Fairless Hills

May 10, 2013 2:13 pm0 comments
Fight Night in Fairless Hills

Friday Night Fights have long been an American tradition in cities and small towns alike, including our own Fairless Hills.

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PHS Cheerleading Squads Take First Place

April 1, 2013 2:30 pm0 comments
PHS Cheerleading Squads Take First Place

Pennsbury High School’s Varsity and Junior Varsity Cheerleading Squads have just concluded their seasons with first place wins in their respective divisions at the 2013 National Cheerleading Competition, “Battle at the Capitol.” The Varsity squad had the distinguished honor of being acknowledged as the Grand Champion of the event, beating […]

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Sometimes the Fish Wins

February 18, 2013 2:05 pm0 comments
Sometimes the Fish Wins

Alan Verson of Fairless Hills alerted The Levittown Leader to this unusual story. It is reprinted here by permission of Brian Grange of West Coast Fishing Club in Panama. On January 18, one of the West Coast Fishing Club’s off-shore marlin boats, Abundancia, capsized in the Gulf of Panama after an angler […]

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An Honored Guest at the Ball Park

June 16, 2012 3:10 pm0 comments
Citizens Bank Park. Park photo courtesy of Matt Wargo.

I am really excited about something that happened on Friday, June 1st (2012). My 101 year old Grandfather, William A. Elliott, had never been to a Phillies game in his life. In the early part of the 20th century, he wasn’t permitted to attend Major League baseball games, because of […]

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The Hunter’s Lament

December 17, 2010 2:14 am0 comments
The Hunter’s Lament

It is something that happens almost every year around this time. Someone who doesn’t have any idea what is involved in deer hunting asks, “Can I have some deer meat?” I used to say “Sure… if I get one, I’ll give some to you,” but then I realized what’s involved […]

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