BCHIP Clinic receives donation from Lower Bucks Hospital

On Friday, June 27th, the Bucks County Health Improvement Partnership (BCHIP), its board members, and staff celebrated a donation of nearly $120,000 given by Lower Bucks Hospital to support the work of BCHIP and in particular, BCHIP’s Lower Bucks Clinic, a free clinic for the uninsured.

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Morrisville-Yardley Area Rotary Club passes the gavel

Members and friends of the Morrisville-Yardley Area Rotary Club gathered recently to thank outgoing President Juan Proano for his leadership the past Rotary year and to welcome Tom Mack as the incoming President for 2014-15. Juan is a mining engineer and consultant living in Washington Crossing and Tom runs a construction and building renovation company and resides in Lower Makefield Township.

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Bluegrass Fest to feature international performer Beppe Gambetta

The Seventh Annual Bucks County Bluegrass Festival will have an international flare to it with Italian born acoustic guitar flatpicker and singer Beppe Gambetta headlining. The Friday, September 5th and Saturday, September 6th event will also include HogMaw, from York, PA, who are festival favorites and will close both nights at Snipes Farm in Morrisville. Special Guest and Master of Ceremonies is Gene Shay, host of WXPN’s Folk Show for over 50 years and one of the founders of the Philadelphia Folk Festival.

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Single Parent Fellowship holding Annual Clothing and School Supplies’ Give Away

On Saturday, August 23rd, from 9:00am to 1:00pm, Single Parent Fellowship will hold their Annual Free Clothing and School Supplies’ Give Away at the First Baptist Church, 50 North Pennsylvania Avenue, Morrisville.

The clothing and supplies are free; however, you will need to register. To register the following documents will be needed: Valid Driver License/Photo ID/w current address; household income (yearly or monthly), Welfare, Disability, Social Security Or Pension letter of acceptance or pay stub; Food Stamps’ letter of acceptance or ID card; birth certificate/or SS card, medical or report card for each child listed on your registration form. Please bring them with you.

If anyone is interested in making donations to help with this special event, please feel free to do so. All financial donations are tax-deductible. For more information call C. Crawford at 215-642-0086 or J. Gueh at 609-372-7059.

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Morrisville joins international organization to become paired with city overseas

Morrisville has joined six other communities in Pennsylvania in enlisting Sister Cities International, an organization that pairs a city/town in America with one abroad to exchange ideas, customs and their own small-town pride.

Pairing with a town overseas can help revitalize Morrisville by broadening the base of people, philosophies, culture and influence. A river town across the world can share their plans of what worked and what didn’t and how they were able to better reach their residents to make their town a better place to live.

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Contract awarded for improvement/repair project at approach facilities for Trenton-Morrisville Toll Bridge

The Delaware River Joint Toll Bridge Commission recently approved a construction contract for an upcoming project that will involve a series of improvements and repairs to the approach bridges, roadways, and ramps for the Trenton-Morrisville (Route 1) Toll Bridge.

Construction activities for the multi-faceted project currently are expected to begin sometime in August and end in November. The undertaking is expected to involve 15 different work elements involving the toll bridge, the Route 1 interchanges at Pennsylvania Avenue in Morrisville and Route 29 in New Jersey, the Ferry Street intersection off Route 1 in Trenton, and 10 approach bridges and ramps.

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A tailor shop opens in Trenton’s Old Barracks

The Old Barracks Museum, located at 101 Barrack Street, Trenton, will turn its 1759 British Officers’ quarters into a tailor shop for an event, “Nine Tailors Make the Man” on Saturday, August 9th from 10:00am to 5:00pm. A group of 18th century tailors will be constructing an outfit over the course of the day. Eighteenth century games will also be available for children and families to play. Demonstrations on traditional indigo dying methods will also be occurring throughout the day.

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Hey You S.O.B.! (Sons of Bosses)

submitted by Martin H. Abo, CPA/ABV/CVA/CFF, Abo and Company, LLC

The recent economic expansion has benefited the owners of family businesses just as it has large corporations, and many have accumulated significant wealth. You might recall reading about a consulting firm who polled the owners of 500 family businesses to assess their most important concern. The three major issues of concern were:

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The Montessori School: For families who want more for their child

by June Portnoy

Early childhood studies report that most of your child’s learning occurs during the first six years of life. During this stage, children absorb information like a sponge, so this is the ideal time to encourage them to explore areas of learning and help them discover their talents.

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Piazza Nuova Lodge donates to Veterans Square Monument

During its monthly Executive Board Meeting held at Yardley American Legion Post 317, trustees Carmela Linsalata and Frank Cocuzza of the Piazza Nuova Lodge #2665, presented a check to fellow Lodge member and Veterans Foundation committee member Frank Fazzalore to purchase a freedom paver for the Veterans Square Monument, and thanked him for his military service to our country. Veterans Square is located on the corner of Edgewood and Heacock Roads. This timeless monument will honor veterans of the past, present, and future within a community park setting.

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