Washington Crossing Chapter DAR supports National Cemetery

The Washington Crossing Chapter of Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) proudly supports the Washington Crossing National Cemetery in Newtown. Several members recently attended the monthly memorial service held for fallen military service personnel without local family. This memorial service is held at the cemetery on the last Thursday every month at 2:00pm to honor those that have served. The Washington Crossing Chapter along with the National Society of DAR hold a core value to honor veterans and promote patriotism.  It was a privilege for members to uphold this value and support the national cemetery by attending the memorial service.

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Langhorne Rotary News

On August 7th, the Langhorne Rotary Club recognized two of their Walter T. Styer Scholarship winners, Angelique Geronimo and Allison Ruffin, from Neshaminy High School. State Representative Frank Farry also presented a proclamation from the PA House of Representatives recognizing them. The third scholarship recipient from the Bucks County Technical High School was unavailable but will be recognized at a future meeting.

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LAA 8-year-old District Champions

The Langhorne Athletic Association 8-year-old District 3 Cal Ripken team beat Valley AA this summer in the district championship game by a score of 11-1. The win earned the team a trip to the state tournament where they finished with a 2-2 record.

The players, pictured from left, are Ethan Haus, Jaymie Sariano, Joey Amati, Jake Jordan, Jack McVey, Ryan Jacobson, Joel Bonner, Riley Triano, Tyler Tabita, Colin Demi, and Jack Evans. Coaches, from left, are Guy Triano, Kevin Bonner, and Mike Sariano.

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Interfaith Community of Lower Bucks seeks members

The Interfaith Community of Lower Bucks takes a positive approach to bringing people together of all faiths and traditions and looks for individuals who would like to play a part in that process whether small or large. The organizational meetings of our non-profit corporation, are held the third Thursday of the month at 7:00pm at the Zubaida Library, 857 Big Oak Road, Yardley (directly across from Charles H. Boehm Middle School). Interested individuals can attend a meeting or e-mail iclb@gmail.com.

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Danielle Dustman earns Girl Scout Gold Award

by June Portnoy

Langhorne’s Danielle Dustman, a student at Nazareth Academy, recently earned her Gold Award, the highest award a Girl Scout can attain.

Danielle set out to make a difference in the lives of two distinct groups of people, helping cancer and heart patients at St. Mary Medical Center in Langhorne, plus assisting children in need at St. Francis Medical Center’s Angel’s Wings in Trenton. Angel’s Wings is a 30-day residential emergency respite care community home for children newborn to 12-years-old.

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Langhorne Rotary News

Each Rotary year, July to June, Rotary clubs throughout the world elect new officers as well as the office of President of Rotary International and in Rotary Districts. The new International President is Gary C.K. Huang, from South Korea. In the Langhorne Rotary District, District 7450, the new Governor is Doug Blazey from the Rotary club of Wayne.

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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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