Neshaminy Education Foundation announces scholarship awardees

The Neshaminy Education Foundation (NEF) recently awarded scholarships to eight graduates of Neshaminy High School.

The 2014 NEF $500 Scholarship recipients are: Shealyn Miles and Breanna Schmidt, attending West Chester University; Kristin Pomponio, attending Temple University; Alexis Schreiber, attending Cairn University; Sarah Hertenberger and Emily Singer, attending Penn State University; and Allison Raffin, attending Millersville University.

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Langhorne Lightning 10U Girls make a run at states

by Matt Snider

The Langhorne Athletic Association Lightning 10U Softball Team finished second place this past July in the Babe Ruth State Softball tournament. This team marked the first time in history that the Langhorne Athletic Association has finished second in the state championship, as well as qualify for the Mid Atlantic Regional tournament.

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Turn to Bucks for an affordable college degree

Bucks County Community College is accepting applications and registration for the fall 2014 semester, which starts Wednesday, August 27th. Registration at the public, two-year college must be completed by Monday, August 25th.

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Scenes from the Langhorne Borough Business Association Classic Car Show

  1. Ed Thompson, of Fairless Hills, displays some dragon artwork on the hood of his 1971 Datsun 240Z.
  2. Priya and Pooja Rao, of Langhorne, display their strength.
  3. Kendall Fletcher, of Langhorne, in the Boomerang ¼ midget that she races.
  4. Katie and Ashley “go Looney Tunes” with John and Kim McCauley’s 1989 Ford Bronco.
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Neshaminy Valley Music Theatre awards scholarships

The Neshaminy Valley Music Theatre has a rich history of staging local performers in a musical production each year. In April of this year dozens of area thespians staged the classic Cole Porter musical “Anything Goes” to rave reviews. The proceeds of the group’s musical productions fund an annual scholarship grant program.

Over the past 58 years NVMT has awarded $137,500 in scholarships to talented local graduating seniors who plan to pursue their education in the fine or performing arts. This year’s crop of scholarship winners is exceptional and will share $7500 in assistance towards their future education. Each of these students is an outstanding example of the excellent music and performance groups at the Neshaminy High School:

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St. Mary receives national recognition for quality stroke care

St. Mary Medical Center recently announced that it has earned the Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval™ and recertification as a Primary Stroke Center.  St. Mary is among a distinguished group of U.S. hospitals to earn national recognition for its compliance with the latest hospital guidelines for the treatment of stroke with the goal of improving patient outcomes.

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2014 Middletown Seniors’ bus trips

The Middletown Senior Citizen’s Association offers a travel program for all ages. Buses depart from Middletown Senior Citizen’s Association, 2142 Trenton Road, Levittown. Make checks payable to M.S.C.A. and mail to above address.

Include traveler’s name, phone number, address, and partners. Call for further details at 215-945-5345 or 215-945-2920.

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Business Taxes Due by September 1, 2014

The Neshaminy School District and the municipalities of Langhorne Borough, Penndel Borough, Lower Southampton Township and Middletown Township, wish to inform all business located within the Neshaminy School District that they are required to file a Mercantile Tax return and a Business Privilege Tax return by September 1 of each year.

Questions concerning this matter should be directed to Berkheimer Associates at 800-360-7214 or 610-363-7214.

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THS Annual Flower Show slated for August 22nd-23rd

The Trevose Horticultural Society will stage their annual standard flower show “Wild Things!” on Friday, August 22nd from 4:00 to 8:00pm and Saturday, August 23rd from 10:00am to 5:00pm at their new location at St. Ephrem Catholic Church, 5400 Hulmeville Road, Bensalem.

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Do’s and don’ts for bullying situations

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.

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