NEWTOWN >> Friends Home & Village (FHV) in Newtown has named Chiyo Moriuchi as its new CEO/Executive Director starting August 5.
When it comes to wine, people can have some pretty definite opinions. The tip-off comes when the arms get folded across the chest. Or the relaxed smile becomes tightly pursed lips. “Red wine gives me headaches.” “I only drink whites.” “I stick to Italian wines… California wines… sweet wines…”
ROBBINSVILLE, NJ >> Yardley resident Robert Colavita, the business administrator and board secretary for the Hopewell Valley Regional School District, has been named first vice president of the New Jersey Association of School Business Officials (NJASBO) for the 2019-20 school year.
LOWER MAKEFIELD >> Lower Makefield residents Jeff Perkins, Heidi Hubert, Cliff Davis and Linda Davis orchestrated "Band Together," an evening of live music, dancing, cocktails and hors d’oeuvres – all to support mental health services for children and teens.
NEWTOWN >> The Reverend Monsignor Michael C. Picard has announced a new model of administration for Saint Andrew Catholic School. The position of President has been established, while maintaining the Principal and Vice Principal positions.
NORTHAMPTON TOWNSHIP >> AAA Mid-Atlantic and The Mid-Atlantic Foundation for Safety and Education has honored a Churchville Elementary School student as an Outstanding AAA School Safety Patrol Member for the 2018-19 school year.
Who’s to say who has the best cheesesteak? No Michelin stars are being given out to Pat’s or Geno’s, you know? Hard to say who’s the tops in this category.
LANGHORNE >> Neshaminy Valley Music Theatre awarded scholarship grants totaling $4,500 to four recent graduates of Neshaminy High School who are planning to study the performing arts in college this fall. The four recipients from the Class of 2019, are Olivia Andrews of Levittown, Emil…
FALLSINGTON >> Thanks to a generous endowment fund established in 2007 by Pennsbury Class of 1964 alumnus, Arthur J. Lendo, Ph.D., 20 Pennsbury High School students will receive Lendo Fellowship awards to help support their academic and co-curricular pursuits.
PHILADELPHIA >> Archbishop Charles J. Chaput, O.F.M. Cap. ordained Newtown resident Steve Javie and six others to the Permanent Diaconate for the Archdiocese of Philadelphia during a Rite of Ordination on June 8.
Jupiter stakes its claim as the king of the planets in June, shining bright all night. Saturn trails behind Jupiter, and the Moon passes by both planets mid-month. Mercury puts on its best evening appearance in 2019 late in the month, outshining nearby Mars at sunset.
BUCKS COUNTY >> "Salone del Astor," a new concerto for flute by composer Louis Anthony deLise has won the National Flute Association’s “Newly Published Music Competition” for 2019. This win comes as deLise prepares to release his first ambient album as a featured artist.
LOWER MAKEFIELD >> Scouts BSA (Troop 210) celebrated its newest Eagle Scout, Connor Eirich, during a Court of Honor on Saturday, April 13 at St. John's Lutheran Church in Lower Makefield
BRISTOL BOROUGH >> As I walked beneath the iconic letters spelling out the name “Bristol,” I kept one eye to the sky.
NEWTOWN >> Alesandra “Sasha” Temerte, a senior at Central Bucks High School East, has been named the 2019 Bucks County High School Poet of the Year, officials at Bucks County Community College announced.
DOYLESTOWN >> Nancy Minich, a registered horticultural therapist who teaches Delaware Valley University’s horticultural therapy certificate program, was recently recognized in her field. Minich was published in a textbook, "The Profession and Practice of Horticultural Therapy." A local…
FALLSINGTON >> The Pennsbury Partners Program celebrated its 20th annual partnership recognition event on Tuesday, April 30 at the William Penn Middle School.
Wine drinkers (and even some wine experts) dismiss pink wines as sweet, frivolous…not real wine. They’re under-appreciated because they’re misunderstood.
NEWTOWN >> In a moving retelling of the Good Friday and Easter story, seventh graders at Saint Andrew School in Newtown re-enacted the 14 Stations of the Cross during two performances inside the school’s gym on April 17.
MORRISVILLE BOROUGH >> Holy Trinity School opened Holy Week on Palm Sunday with a moving performance of the life, passion, death and resurrection of Jesus Christ.
BUCKS COUNTY >> April brings the excitement of Easter to fields throughout Lower Bucks County. Egg hunts and special Easter breakfasts will be held in Falls Township, Morrisville, Yardley, Newtown, Southampton and in Washington Crossing.
NEWTOWN BOROUGH >> Sharon Hulihan and Wendy Kane, both of Newtown and members of Newtown Quaker Meeting, will be unveiling the mysteries of the 200-year-old Quaker Graveyard at the Newtown Quaker Meetinghouse, 219 Court Street, at 9:45 a.m. on Sunday, March 24. Following the presentati…
“Have your history and eat it too” in a book about Pennsylvania taverns “where the stakes were high and the rum was flowing.”
HARRISBURG >> The state House of Representatives today unanimously adopted a resolution sponsored by Rep. John Galloway recognizing March as Hibernian Heritage Month in Pennsylvania.
Juicy tomatoes, crisp cucumbers, plump eggplants. Summer will be here before you know it and with it, all that amazing local produce. Want a piece of the action? Now’s the time to join a CSA.
NEWTOWN >> Independent living and personal care community, Friends Home & Village, is partnering with the Newtown Quilters’ Guild to design a commemorative quilt to be unveiled at a fundraising celebration on April 4.
The stars that make up the Winter Hexagon asterism are some of the brightest in the night sky and February evenings are a great time to enjoy their sparkly splendor.
NEWTOWN BOROUGH >> The next meeting of the Newtown Historic Association will be held on Monday, February 18 at 7:30 p.m. at the Half Moon Inn, 105 Court Street, Newtown.
UPPER MAKEFIELD >> The Village Improvement Association of Doylestown (VIA) returned to the Washington Crossing National Cemetery recently to support on-going landscape maintenance and beautification.
LEVITTOWN >> The Flyers' hockey mascot has quickly become a Philadelphia favorite. In Gritty’s honor, Bucks County steak shop owner Jay Green is paying tribute with a sandwich inspired by the orange monster.
BUCKS COUNTY >> Day of Service and educational events will mark the birthday of slain Civil Rights Leader Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in Bucks County.
NEWTOWN BOROUGH >> Debra Wachspress, the Director of Relationship Development at the Bucks County Peace Center in Langhorne, will speak on “A Deeper Look into the Peace Center; What They Do and How It Affects All of Us” on Sunday, January 13 at 9:45 a.m. at the Newtown Friends Meetingh…
PENNSBURY >> Eight district students were honored with character awards at the December 20 meeting of the Pennsbury School Board.
NEWTOWN >> Friends Home and Village in the heart of Newtown was buzzing with special holiday activity on Tuesday, December 18.
BRISTOL TOWNSHIP >> Truman High School Drama Director Tracey Gatte was recently notified that the cast of “Atlas Pit” will perform at the 2019 International Thespian Festival (ITF) in the Chapter Select Showcase. This year’s ITF will be held at the University of Nebraska in Lincoln in …
YARDLEY BOROUGH >> The public is invited to come to the Old Library by Lake Afton to meet Santa’s sister, Auntie Claus, and welcome Yardley’s new little Christmas tree growing in its place of honor on the Lake’s shore.
NEWTOWN BOROUGH >> The Newtown Presbyterian Church serves its annual chili luncheon on Saturday, Dec. 1 from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the church, 25 North Chancellor Street, Newtown.
It’s the holidays … time to decorate, bake cookies and entertain. When you plan a party, choosing wines can be as challenging as deciding what foods to serve.
Thanksgiving seems to lend itself to days of meals that follow the feast. If luck is on your side, you find yourself with enough of everything to satisfy these meals.
NEWTOWN BOROUGH >> With the stressful holiday season knocking at the door, there is comfort in knowing the Newtown Salt Cave is nearby.
NEWTOWN >> All aboard! The Newtown Presby Players are heading home for the holidays, but there are delays and obstacles ahead.
PENNSBURY >> Seven new pieces of student art are now adorning the walls and display cases inside the Pennsbury administration building on Yardley Avenue in Fallsington.
NORTHAMPTON TOWNSHIP >> The Council Rock High School South Marching Band on Oct. 27 won first place at the 2018 U.S. Bands Group IV-A Pennsylvania State Championships.
MIDDLETOWN TOWNSHIP >> For cancer survivors at St. Mary Medical Center (St. Mary), nobody knows how to brighten someone’s day better than Lynn Carpenter, who oversees the Bee Well Boutique.
NEWTOWN >> Being the mother of a child with autism is often both a great joy and a tremendous challenge. Just ask Linda Kuepper and Jacqui Makowski, the loving mothers of sons with autism, who know how vital the right support can be in their lives.
NEWTOWN BOROUGH >> Sara Wolf, educator and international development coordinator, joined by five Haitian colleagues, will speak on “Innovation in Haiti’s Schools” at the Newtown Friends Meeting on Sunday, October 28 at 9:45 a.m. The public is invited.
NEWTOWN >> A gumball, a decoration on a cake, a cherry on a sundae, a light on a flying saucer and a Zebra-Striped Whale with a Polka-Dot tale.