DOYLESTOWN >> Three young musicians from Bucks County have been selected as winners of scholarships to one-week summer camp music programs at School of Rock Doylestown.
Travel can be life changing. Getting out of your routine and deliberately inserting yourself into the middle of the unfamiliar can be a great way to help you open your mind. And, if you’re really lucky, it might even help you open your heart.
MIDDLETOWN TOWNSHIP >> The Neshaminy Valley Music Theatre has awarded scholarship grants totaling $4,000 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 2021 are Kate Bilenko, G…
YARDLEY BOROUGH >> After a one-year hiatus due to Covid-19, Yardley Friends Meeting looks forward to hosting its 65th Annual Flea Market this coming September 11, 2021 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Have you ever wanted to take night time photos like you’ve seen online, with the Milky Way stretched across the sky, a blood-red Moon during a total eclipse, or a colorful nebula?
May is a good month for fans of galaxies, since the constellation Virgo is up after sunset and for most of the night, following Leo across the night sky. Featured in some ancient societies as a goddess of agriculture and fertility, Virgo offers a bounty of galaxies as its celestial harvest f…
NORTHAMPTON TOWNSHIP >> On May 12 the Bucks County Delegation of State Representatives presented a citation to the Bucks County Heroes Scholarship Fund in recognition of 30 years of service. The citation was signed by all 10 of the Bucks County Representatives.
WESTMINSTER, MD >> Joshua Arruda of Falls Township has won $1,000 as the People's Choice Award winner in the McDaniel College Entrepreneurship Competition on April 29.
RICHBORO >> The new officers of the Marine Corps League Patriot Detachment 1230 were installed April 21 by District 2 Vice Commandant Gene Irvin, who was assisted by Sgt. At Arms Sue Irvin. Shown in the group photo are, from left, Senior Vice Commandant Mike Clark, Junior Vice Commanda…
TITUSVILLE, N.J. >> The Unitarian Universalist Church at Washington Crossing (UUCWC) will welcome Reverend yadenee hailu to its online pulpit from May 2 to July 18, while Parish Minister Rev. Kimberly Wildszewski is on parental leave.
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 BOROUGH >> The Quaker kids from Newtown Friends Meeting have done it again! They hosted an extraordinarily successful fund-raiser during a pandemic and raised over $3,000!
Leo is a prominent sight for stargazers in April. Its famous sickle, punctuated by the bright star Regulus, draws many a beginning stargazer’s eyes, inviting deeper looks into some of Leo’s celestial delights, including a great double star and a famous galactic trio.
NEWTOWN BOROUGH >> The adult class of Newtown Quaker Meeting will hear Nasser Otmani’s remarkable story about “Coming to America” via Zoom at 9:45 a.m. on First Day (Sunday), April 18.
BUCKS COUNTY >> Eccentric art, architecture and paw prints were the topics of a recent Community Conversation State Senator Steve Santarsiero (D-10) hosted with Kyle McKoy, President & Executive Director of the Mercer Museum & Fonthill Castle. The discussion highlighted the wor…
BUCKS COUNTY >> Force for Good (FFG), an independent music and film company, will present a virtual screening event called “Celebrating Earth Day,” on Sunday, April 25 at 7 p.m. The program will feature the film, “Solar” and a conversation with Dara and Mark Bortman, founders of Exact …
MIDDLETOWN TOWNSHIP >> Woods Services in Langhorne invites runners, walkers and rollers of all abilities to participate in the 2021 Virtual Run for Woods 5K and 1-Mile Fun Run presented by Faulkner-Ciocca Dealerships.
MORRISVILLE >> First Baptist Church of Morrisville will be holding an outdoor Sonrise Service at 8 a.m. on Easter Sunday morning, weather permitting. The service will be held in the vacant lot across the street from the church just behind the cross at 45 North Pennsylvania Avenue. A fr…
March skies feature many dazzling stars and constellations, glimmering high in the night, but two of the brightest stars are the focus of our attention this month: Sirius and Procyon, the dog stars!
NEWTOWN >> On Friday, March 26 the Lutheran Church of God’s Love in Newtown will be offering an outdoor meditative experience titled “Pandemic Hope: Stations of the Cross” featuring the devotional artwork of Philadelphia resident Mary Button.
NEWTOWN BOROUGH >> The adult class of Newtown Quaker Meeting will get an update via Zoom on activities of the historic Philadelphia Arch Street Meetinghouse from new Executive Director Sean Connolly at 9:45 a.m. on First Day (Sunday), March 21, 2021.
Spring is here, wine lovers… Time to lighten up, move out of your “Chardonnay Comfort Zone” and discover some less familiar white wines that pair perfectly with the fresh flavors of spring.
BRISTOL TOWNSHIP >> Eighty-four students representing Archdiocesan Secondary Schools and private Catholic high schools throughout the five-county region have been selected to participate in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia’s 2021 All Catholic Chorus Concert.
NEWTOWN >> During these unprecedented times, older adults and families are struggling with financial hardships and health crises. The Birches at Newtown is helping its local community by collecting toiletries and other basic items to benefit the HELP Center.
LAMBERTVILLE, NJ >> A Virtual Choral Evensong for the Second Sunday in Lent will be presented remotely via Zoom by Saint Andrew’s Episcopal Church, Lambertville, New Jersey, on Sunday, March 7 beginning at 4 p.m.
WASHINGTON CROSSING >> Keith Mountford lives in Lower Makefield, not far from the scenic Delaware Canal and the river. But it took a pandemic for him to appreciate how beautiful his surroundings are.
UPPER MAKEFIELD >> Long time Upper Makefield resident, Andrew Greubel, recently completed his Master's degree in civil engineering from The Georgia Institute of Technology.
BUCKS COUNTY >> The Danny DeGennaro Foundation is unearthing its namesake’s Bucks County roots and enlisting help from former band mates, tour managers and aficionados of the local music scene to retell the late singer/guitarist’s musical life - with the occasional live performance - a…
SCRANTON >> Cynthia Ciccotelli of Yardley, a member of Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine's MD Class of 2021, recently published "Tips from the Virtual Interview Trail" on the "Leader Voices" blog of the American Academy of Family Physicians. The blog was published on Jan. 27 an…
UNIVERSITY PARK >> As the spotted lanternfly extension associate in Penn State’s College of Agricultural Sciences, Heather Leach often receives calls and emails from concerned citizens about the insect interloper.
NEWTOWN BOROUGH >> On Sunday, January 24 at 9:45 a.m., members of the Worship and Ministry Committee of Newtown Friends Meeting will present and lead a Zoom program, "Searched by the Light." Worship will follow at 11 a.m.
Looking for a wine with the style and structure of a Premier Cru Bordeaux at a fraction of the price? Meet the fruity, tannic and oh-so-age-able wines of Rioja.
Have you ever wondered how many stars you can see at night? From a perfect dark sky location, free from any light pollution, a person with excellent vision may observe a few thousand stars in the sky at one time! Sadly, most people don’t enjoy pristine dark skies – and knowing your sky’s bri…
NEWTOWN BOROUGH >> Peter Vari, a member of the Newtown Quaker Meeting and an engineer, will speak via Zoom on the topic, "From Hungary to the US: The Immigrant Experience of 1981," during the adult class of Newtown Quaker Meeting on Sunday, January 17 at 9:45 a.m. Zoom Meeting for Wors…
CROYDON >> On December 18, Habitat staff and other community members joined the new homeowners of Habitat’s 121st home for an outdoor dedication.
NEWTOWN BOROUGH >> The historic Newtown Quaker Meetinghouse, 219 Court Street, is closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. However, activities continue on Zoom every Sunday with robust participation.
MORRISVILLE BOROUGH >> The students at Holy Trinity School know what it means to reach out and help others.
NEWTOWN TOWNSHIP >> Expectant mothers and families with young children who benefit from programs offered by the Bucks County Family Service Center (BCFSC) in Levittown are receiving a boost thanks to a diaper drive organized by Saint Andrew Catholic School in Newtown.
PHILADELPHIA >> After an incredibly tough competition, the North Voice choir from Council Rock High School North in Newtown has captured the B101.1 9-12th Grade 2020 Christmas Choir Competition.
PHILADELPHIA >> The Most Reverend Nelson J. Pérez will be the principal celebrant and homilist at the 5 p.m. Christmas Eve Vigil Mass on Thursday, December 24 and the Christmas Day Noon Solemn Mass on Friday, December 25.
I’ve always considered Cava the stepsister of sparkling wines. Most of the Cavas I’d tried were so cheap. How could they be any good, I wondered? The flavor was different too. Cava didn’t taste like Champagne or the other sparkling wines I was familiar with.
NEWTOWN BOROUGH >> Dr. James E. McClellan III, professor emeritus and author, will speak via Zoom on “Science and Religion” to the Newtown Quaker Meeting adult class at 9:45 a.m. on First Day (Sunday), December 13.
Have you observed Jupiter and Saturn moving closer to each other over the past few months? On December 21, the two worlds will be at their closest, around 1/5 of a full Moon apart!
NORTHAMPTON TOWNSHIP >> During these unprecedented times, music educators are seeking alternative opportunities to provide students with musical experiences that will enrich their school year and compensate for traditional performances that they are unable to do at this time.
LANGHORNE >> Family Service Association of Bucks County on Dec. 4 held the grand opening of its Pet Food Pantry at their Langhorne location. The Pet Food Pantry is open Monday to Friday to give out free cat and dog food to families in need.
Levittown resident Mae Krier was honored at a recent outdoor ceremony with the DAR Community Service Award presented by the Pennsylvania State Society Daughters of the American Revolution (PSSDAR).
BUCKS COUNTY >> Even at an early age, Jim Mitchell, of Bensalem, had high hopes of blazing a path as a country music star.
BENSALEM >> Historic Pen Ryn Estate in Bensalem moved quickly to pivot and help dozens of their brides and grooms whose nuptials fell right smack in the midst of the coronavirus crisis to still have the opportunity to celebrate the wedding of their dreams.
NEWTOWN BOROUGH >> Terry M. Christensen, a member of the Newtown Quaker Meeting, former ship captain, football and wrestling coach, and educator will present his Spiritual Journey to Newtown Meeting’s adult class at 9:45 a.m. on First Day (Sunday), November 22 via Zoom.