All Over Bucks County
August 18, 2014 By webmaster
submitted By Ginny Grimsley, National Print Campaign Manager, News and Experts
In spite of the billions of dollars spent on educational reform since “A Nation at Risk” was published in 1987, more than half of America’s high school seniors are not proficient in reading, and 75% can’t do math, according to the recently released National Assessment of Educational Progress.
August 14, 2014 By webmaster
If you are a veteran, the Guardian’s Honor Guard needs you to help give final military honors to our departed veterans who are laid to rest at the Veterans National Cemetery in Washington Crossing, PA.
If you have an interest and want more details, please call the Guardian’s Honor Guard at 215-920-0739. You will find the experience to be both rewarding and emotional. Thank you!
August 13, 2014 By webmaster
Congressman Mike Fitzpatrick (PA-8) is now accepting applications for Fall Semester internships in both his Washington, D.C. and Langhorne District offices.
Congressional internships are a great opportunity for any students interested in the legislative process, public service and learning more about the inner workings of our federal government. This internship opportunity is unpaid and open to college students, law students, and recent graduates. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: answering phone calls from constituents, organizing mail and faxes, leading constituents on tours of the Capitol Building, greeting visitors, and assisting the Congressman’s overall legislative efforts through research and writing.
August 11, 2014 By webmaster
by Karin Kasdin, Founding Director Girls Unlimited, THE PEACE CENTER
For most kids, the best thing about returning to school after an extended vacation is the new bag of fresh school supplies. When asked, most kids will tell you that everything else about beginning a new academic year is a drag and a half. Yet, we push our kids out the door assuming all will be well and they will readjust easily to the old routine.
August 11, 2014 By webmaster
by June Portnoy
Two sites in Lower Bucks County served as sets for a commercial shot in July as part of Bucks County Fire Chiefs and Firefighters Association’s (BCFCFFA) Recruiting Committee’s continuing effort to attract new volunteers.
August 8, 2014 By webmaster
Across the 18 libraries in the Bucks County Library System, rising fifth and sixth graders will have a chance to reflect on books that have had a personal influence on their lives through the “A Book That Shaped Me” summer writing contest organized by the Library of Congress. The contest runs through Monday, August 11th and top winners will be invited to present their essays during a special presentation at the Library of Congress National Book Festival in September on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. Additional prizes will be awarded to finalists and winners in each participating state.
August 6, 2014 By webmaster
by Judi Biederman
When Churchville resident Lynne Kelleher recently decided to spend an evening with her sister, she had no idea she would come away inspired to start an endeavor that has the potential of raising thousands of dollars for Bucks County charities.
August 5, 2014 By webmaster
Network of Victim Assistance’s Second Annual 5-mile NO BULLying Run and 1-mile Fun Run with a strong family focus, raised $30,000 for NOVA’s award-winning prevention education initiatives. The event, held June 14 at Doylestown Township’s Central Park, drew more than 290 runners – 184 for the 5-mile race and 107 who participated in the 1-mile fun run – and more than 400 people overall.