Patriot FC U12 Girls take Corrigan/Mysza Memorial Indoor Soccer Tournament

The Upper Makefield Patriot FC U12 Girls Red Vipers recently won the Bob Corrigan/Morgan Mysza Memorial Indoor Soccer Tournament held at Central Bucks East High School for the second year in a row.

Pictured seated in front is Sydney Mandel; middle row from left, Kim Herritt, Remi Acord, Aubrey Hondros, and Karly Wunder; back row from left, Coach Pete Hondros, Coach Joe Welsh, Emily Welsh, Brianna Hondros, Kara Hill, Madelyn Deal, Brooke Fischer, and Coach Eric Hill.

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NH-S students commit to universities

On November 12th, National College Signing Day, three New Hope-Solebury High School student athletes signed with colleges.

Chloe Verwiel (seated center) signed with Georgetown University for field hockey, Roland Massimino (seated right) signed with Kansas State University for golf, and Spencer Tinkel (seated left) signed with the College of Holy Cross for baseball. Standing, from left, are Dean of Students Chris Cook and NH-S Athletic Director Ted Harrington.

Congratulations and good luck to all three students!

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New Hope Historical Society announces 2015 Garden Tour

The New Hope Historical Society (NHHS) brought another productive year to a close in December with their annual Spirited Tea at the Parry Mansion for members, volunteers and supporters. 2014’s accomplishments included a video highlighting the 200th anniversary of the New Hope–Lambertville Bridge; a benefit concert raising funds for Society acquisitions; and continuing restoration of the Parry Mansion, home to the Society.

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Patriot FC U11 girls capture Corrigan/ Mysza Indoor Soccer Tourney

The Patriot FC Red Thunder Under-11 girls soccer team recently won their bracket in the Bob Corrigan/Morgan Mysza Memorial Indoor Soccer Tournament at Central Bucks East High School.

Pictured in back row: Shannon Liedl, Katie Daniels, Claire Sichel, Marlena Ries, Hannah Smith, Rebecca Clark, Alexis Ditri, and Shya Walker;
front row: Brenna Schoenfeld, Lindsey Bennett, Taylor Brennan, Morgan McCaffery, and Coach Gavin Flannigan.
Not pictured: Cameron Yaletsko, Jordan Yaletsko, Maddie Fasti, and Caitlyn Martinez.

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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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David Library staff celebrates

Staff and volunteers of the David Library of the American Revolution gathered for an appreciation luncheon on Saturday, January 17th. The David Library, which celebrated 40 years in Washington Crossing in 2014, is a non-profit research facility dedicated to the study of American History, 1750-1800.

In 2014, volunteers clocked 1,558 hours, performing vital tasks, including the creation of finding aids and indexes, cataloging resources, re-shelving books and microfilm, and responding to queries from off-site researchers.

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Young Musicians to Perform in New Hope March 19

Four outstanding young musicians, including the winner of the prestigious Bart Pitman Piano/Organ Scholarship, will perform Thursday, March 19th at The Thompson Memorial Presbyterian Church in New Hope (PA.) The annual Young Performers Concert, sponsored by the Delaware Valley Music Club, normally features two prizewinners: the Bart Pitman scholarship recipient, plus the winner of Bucks County Symphony’s Youth Concerto competition. This year, however, the exceptionally high caliber of the Bucks County musicians caused both the winner and runners-up to be included in the Young Performers Concert.

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Historian Richard S. Dunn will tell “A Tale of Two Plantations” at David Library

The David Library of the American Revolution will present a lecture, “A Tale of Two Plantations: A New Approach to American Slavery” by Richard S. Dunn, Ph. D. on Tuesday, March 24 at 7:30 PM. The lecture will be held in Stone Hall at the David Library, 1201 River Road (Rt. 32) in Washington Crossing, PA, 1.3 mi. from the Washington Crossing Bridge. Admission is free, but reservations are required, and can be made by calling 215.493-6776 ext. 100, or by sending an email to rsvp@dlar.org.

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That’s mighty good chili!

Winners in the Winterfest Chili Cook-off, from left, Maggie Fellenz and Christine Seward representing Bowman’s Tavern Restaurant, took a first place trophy in the People’s Choice Award and second place in the Professional Judge’s category.

Photo by Mimi Rowland.

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Brick-West wedding

Dr. and Mrs. John Brick joyfully announce the marriage of their daughter, Kyla Marie Brick, Wildlife Biologist, to Cprl. James West, U.S. Army. The marriage took place on January 1st, in an eloquent ceremony presided upon by New Hope Mayor Laurence Keller, at the Inn at Barley Sheaf, Holicong.

The bride looked enchanting in a white charmeuse gown with full train, tonal embroidery, and a dusting of rhinestones. Ice blue satin lined frontal origami folds on the gown, matching the bridesmaids’ dresses. Kyla’s Maid of Honour was Stephanie Brick. Her bridesmaids were Katie Cosner, Tess Bookbinder, Carrie Grant-Chase and Shayna Muller.

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