Langhorne Rotary news

The speaker at the weekly meeting of the Langhorne Rotary on Thursday, October 16th was Michael Fitzpatrick, Congressional Representative for the Eighth Congressional District. At the meeting the club also recognized their first Student of the Month for this Rotary year. Anthony Murray is a senior at the Neshaminy High School, and spoke to the club about his future plans after high school. Anthony was accompanied by his mother and Mr. Colin Trickle, assistant principal at the high school.

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Senior Citizens Tax Assistance Program

The 2014 Neshaminy School District Property Tax Assistance Program will begin January 2015. The purpose of the program is to provide property tax relief to senior citizens. The program is available to homeowners who will reach the age of 65 by December 31st, 2014. The program will provide tax rebates of up to $650 for senior citizens whose household income is less than $20,000.

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Tucker Chiropractic & Wellness Center moves to new nearby facility

Tucker Chiropractic & Wellness Center is moving around the corner to a new facility less than 10 minutes away. The entire team is heading over to Penns Square, right behind the United Artists Movie Theater, located by the Sears, at Oxford Valley Mall. The new address will be 402 Middletown Boulevard, Suites 210 and 208, still in Langhorne.

Tucker Chiropractic & Wellness think their patients, as well as their staff, will like the new location much better. They will continue working from their original location on Pine Street until November 7th at 1:00pm, at which point they will open their new office on Monday, November 10th at 10:00am.

Their website and phone number will remain the same at www.DrDavidTucker.com and 215-750-8006.

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Michael Kurtz earns prestigious Eagle Scout Award

On September 27th Michael Kurtz, of Langhorne, received his Eagle Scout designation at a Court of Honor conducted at Christ United Methodist Church in Fairless Hills. The ceremony was hosted by his parents, Paul and Beth Kurtz, and was attended by friends, family, Troop members and Congressman Mike Fitzpatrick.

Michael, 17, a senior at Neshaminy High School, is a founding member of Troop 316 of the Bucks County Council, Boy Scouts of America, and has held numerous positions of responsibility in the Troop. During his Scouting career, Mike regularly attended summer camps with the Troop and enjoyed many activities, including hiking, camping and canoeing. Mike demonstrated his leadership abilities in planning, organizing and supervising the reconstruction of about 800 feet of trails at Silver Lake Nature Center for his Eagle Scout Service Project.

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In memoriam

Dolores A. ‘Lori’ (Ribarchik) Custer passed away surrounded by her loving family, on Sunday, September 28th, 2014, at the University of Pennsylvania Hospital in Philadelphia. She was 51.

Born in Bristol, Lori had been a life long resident of Lower Bucks County and was a 1980 graduate of the former Delhaas High School. She had attended Kutztown University.

Lori was employed with the US Postal Service in Langhorne – Penndel Branch. She was preceded in death by her son, Daniel Custer; and her father, Michael Ribarchik.

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Teddy Bears go to school and raise money for charity

Oliver Heckman Elementary School in Langhorne hosted some stuffy visitors last month, and they weren’t there for a picnic. It was ‘Teddy Bear Day” at the school, and students each paid a $1 admission to bring their stuffed companions to class.

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Detective Christopher Jones Foundation seeking new members

What started as a small foundation to honor the legacy and memory of Detective Christopher Jones, who lost his life in the line of duty in January 2009, has rapidly grown to become one of the largest local foundations offering criminal justice scholarships, community service awards and emergency relief to students and residents in Lower Bucks County.

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Women’s Scholarship Tea raises funds for single mothers to pursue higher education

by June Portnoy

Being a single mother comes with many challenges, but being a single mother attending college brings additional obstacles, along with financial hardships, that many women just can’t overcome. That’s precisely why Bucks County Community College (BCCC) Foundation established its “Salute to Mothers” Scholarship. It’s awarded to female students who are supporting at least one child while seeking higher education at BCCC.

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Scenes from Langhorne Harvest Day

Scenes from Langhorne Harvest Day

  1. From left, Patrick McWilliams, LBBA President Ellyn Schoen, and Langhorne Mayor Joe Taylor.
  1. Sam Little, of Langhorne, tests out a fire hose.
  1. Quinn and Freddie Dickinson got dressed up for the costume parade.
  1. Costume parade winners Shayla Snow and Peighton Quimby.
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Boy Scout Troop 19 enhances Catawissa Nature Preserve

Boy Scouts of America Troop 19, chartered by Langhorne Presbyterian Church, has been busy working to enhance Catawissa Nature Preserve in the center of historic Langhorne Borough. In a unique partnership with Langhorne Open Space Inc. (LOSI), which manages the nature preserve and Langhorne Borough, which owns it, Troop 19 began an extraordinary string of Eagle Scout Service Projects at Catawissa in 2009, which are still continuing today.

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