Doylestown 10U Tigers win back-to-back State Championships

The Doylestown Athletic Association Tigers 10U baseball team won the State Championship game against Ridley on July 7th at Barness Park in Warrington by a score of 3-0. They are back-to-back state champs.

Pictured in front row from left are Cole Fehrman, EJ Wentz, Jonathan Cawley, Sajan Shah, Brett Young, and Alec Kennedy; middle row, Alex Creighton, Connor Boyle, Jack Hamilton, Andrew Whinney, Gavin Morgan, and Braden Murphy; back row, Coaches Kevin Murphy, Scott Hamilton and Ed Wentz.

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Plumstead Christian School groundbreaking on $3.2 million project

June 13th marked the beginning of a facility expansion at Plumstead Christian School. Administration, school board, and neighbors gathered for the groundbreaking. Attending were Dan Hilferty, Board of Supervisors Plumstead Township, and Margaret McKevitt, Economic Development and Planning Services.

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Our Lady of Mt. Carmel School extends its services

Our Lady of Mt. Carmel (OLMC) School is adding a preschool, starting with a pre-K4 Program, beginning September 2014. To help with childcare needs of working parents it will also be providing before and after school C.A.R.E.S. (Children are Receiving Extended Services) for students in preschool through sixth grade.

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Toe Tappers celebrate Flag Day with vets

The Toe Tappers of Bucks County performed at the Delaware Valley Veterans Home in Philadelphia on June 13th, a special Flag Day performance in celebration of the honored vets who served our country. In front of a crowd that filled the venue, the Tappers danced to Broadway show tunes, favorite nostalgic songs, and several contemporary selections. The dances were interspersed with comedy routines that brought smiles and laughter.

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Foundations Community Partnership Board Approves $210,000 in Grant Awards Benefiting Bucks Non-Profits



Foundations Community Partnership’s Board of Directors has announced the distribution of $210,000 in grant funding to support 19 Bucks County non-profit organizations and the families they serve. The grant program is an integral part of Foundations’ mission to improve the lives of youth and their families in Bucks County. The grants included $150,000 in Bucks Innovation and Improvement Grants (BIIG), $50,000 in Capital Grants and a $10,000 Emergency Grant.

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Scenes from the Central Bucks School District Art Show

The Central Bucks School District Art Show was held May 30th-June 1st at Mill Creek Elementary School in Warrington. The exhibition highlighted students of all levels in Central Bucks schools.

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First-time homebuyer checklist

submitted by Sherry Pace, Housing Counseling Program Manager, Bucks County Housing Group

So, you want to buy a house. You may be asking yourself, “Is it better to rent or own?” or “Will it cost less to pay a mortgage payment or a rental payment?” These are very good questions and the answer is…it depends!

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Foundations Summer Youth Corps celebrates seventh year

Sixteen college students from Bucks County have been chosen to participate in Foundations Community Partnership’s 2014 Summer Youth Corps, which offers paid student internships at local non-profit human service agencies in Bucks County serving children, youth and families. The program offers students the ability to gain practical experience while helping to effect positive change in the community working at non-profit human service agencies.

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Holiday House Pet Resort presents donation to HopeForHails

Holiday House Pet Resort recently presented a donation to Jeff and Liz Bekos for the HopeForHails Fund. The HopeForHails Dog Wash Special raised $2000 for the Hailey Bekos Family Trust, a fund established to help the Doylestown family during a time of tremendous need.

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Newcomers Club donates baby items to CHC

Recently the Newcomers Club of Central Bucks collected baby care products for Child, Home & Community.  Two large boxes of baby items and three boxes of diapers were donated.

Pictured are Newcomers Community Involvement Chair Dianne Ohori (center) and member Donna Arose (right) presenting the donation to CHC’s Executive Director, Beth Styer.

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