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.
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.
by June Portnoy
Habitat for Humanity of Bucks County kicked off its 25th anniversary year on Wednesday, June 25th by breaking ground on its 100th home at 33 Hawk Road in Levittown. Habitat’s mission is to build affordable homes, stronger families and safer, revitalized communities through partnerships with people and organizations throughout the county.
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.
Congratulations and best of luck to Shealyn!
On May 15th the Langhorne Rotary honored their student of the Month for May, Courtney Okwara of Neshaminy High School. Her parents, Christian and Prisca, also attended the luncheon to honor their daughter, who ranks ninth in a class of 644.
Courtney ranks 11th in her class of 644 students. Some of the awards she has received are the National Achievement Outstanding Participant Award, AP Scholar With Honors Award, and Suburban One League Scholar Athlete Award. She has also been on the Distinguished Honor Roll every marking period since ninth grade.
by June Portnoy
The Langhorne Branch of the Bucks County Free Library held a public dedication and official ceremony on Wednesday, June 4th for the Rita Cummins Sappenfield Memorial Courtyard. It was named after Rita, who left a bequest of around $230,000 to the Bucks County Free Library following her death in 2011.