Spring ‘Sneak Peek’ Open House at Nazareth Academy High School

Nazareth Academy High School’s Spring Sneak Peek on Wednesday, April 22nd, from 5:00 to 7:00pm will feature a student art show, music recitals, athletic presentations, school tours, admissions information and more.

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Antiques Appraisal Event at the Lower Makefield Township Building

Have you ever wondered if your family heirlooms are really the valuable antiques that you thought they were? You can find out at the Antiques Appraisal Event on Saturday March 28, 2015 at 1:00 PM in the Lower Makefield Township Building, 1100 Edgewood Road, Yardley, PA 19067.

Freeman’s Auctioneers and Appraisers of Philadelphia (since 1805) will be there to help you discover the true value of your treasured antiques. Appraisers include a Generalist and Specialists in Jewelry, English, Continental, Books, and Fine Arts.

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“Marching Out” French and Indian War Event

Join us as we journey back to the 1760’s, a time just before the American Revolution, when New Jersey was embroiled in another earlier conflict known as the French and Indian War. Come see first-hand what military life was like in the colonies before we fought to become an independent nation. Visitors are invited to experience a typical day in the life of a soldier stationed at the barracks, and to interact with the people who cooked, slept, drilled, and lived within these walls. Take a tour of the barracks itself, which was built in 1758 for the purpose of housing these British forces.

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PRO-ACT Family Addiction Education Program serves Lower Bucks residents

When someone is addicted to drugs or alcohol, the disease affects the entire family. Each month PRO-ACT (Pennsylvania Recovery Organization–Achieving Community Together) hosts a Family Addiction Education Program to help individuals and families get information, support and resources for recovery. Participants connect with trained volunteers who have been in the same situation.

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Friends of the Delaware Canal annual spring Lunch and Walk

Join the Friends of the Delaware Canal on Saturday, March 28 for their annual spring Lunch and Walk. During a 2-mile-long guided tour, newly enhanced sites in historic Bristol Borough will be explored, and a hearty lunch will be served at the King George Inn. The walk will begin at 11 a.m. at the train station parking lot opposite the Lagoon Park on Jefferson Avenue in Bristol, PA.

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Contract awarded for repaving, repair, reconstruction
of Lower Trenton Bridge approaches in Morrisville and Trenton

The Delaware River Joint Toll Bridge Commission last month approved a construction contract for an upcoming project that will involve a series of improvements and repairs to approach roadways, various intersections, curbs, and sidewalks in the vicinity of the Lower Trenton (“Trenton Makes, The World Takes”) Toll-Supported Bridge.

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Women’s History Day at The Old Barracks Museum

Enjoy a day celebrating women in Colonial America for Women’s History Month! On Saturday, March 21st, from 12:00pm-4:00pm, learn all about how food was prepared and preserved during colonial times with our ongoing presentation “Best If Used By…” Foodways of the 18th Century.

At 1:00 pm, Nancy Loane will be speaking on her book “Following the Drum: Women at the Valley Forge Encampment”, discussing the impact that the military encampment had on nearby families, as well as the plight of the women who followed the Continental Army during The American Revolution. There will also be a brief Q&A, followed by an informal book signing. This book is available for preorder, and limited quantities will be available that day for purchase in the store. Please call (609) 777-3599 to reserve your copy.

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Eleanor Roosevelt Elementary School participates in Super Duper Bowl V

by June Portnoy

For the fifth consecutive year, Eleanor Roosevelt Elementary School students from pre-K through fourth grade piled outside to cheer on fifth graders competing in a flag football tournament during the Super Duper Bowl V on January 30th.

This event, always the Friday before the NFL Super Bowl, has become “like a rite of passage to our fifth graders who come out and watch this tournament year after year, knowing their day will come,” said PTO co-president, Colleen DiMario.

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Troop 10 recognizes four new Eagle Scouts

Troop 10 in Yardley recognized its four newest Eagle Scouts at a Court of Honor on February 22nd. Paul Secchia, Colin Thurston, Luke Stapleton and Nathan A. Smith all earned the rank of Eagle Scout.

Each of the young men, who are all students at Pennsbury High School, earned at least 21 merit badges, served as leaders within their Troop and completed an Eagle Scout Leadership Service Project to benefit others in their community in order to achieve the highest rank in Scouting.

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Morrisville Science Club hoping to make town more ‘native-bird friendly’

by June Portnoy

Children and adults enjoyed a day of free activities, such as building birdhouses, making pine cone bird feeders, creating native seed “bombs,” and overall, learning about ways to attract native birds to their backyards on Saturday, February 7th at the Morrisville Intermediate/High School gymnasium.

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