New Hope student interns in Sen. Toomey’s office this summer

U.S. Senator Pat Toomey (R-PA) recently announced that Samantha Heyrich of New Hope, will intern in his Washington office this summer working on education, labor, judiciary, and immigration issues.

Samantha, a graduate of The Hun School of Princeton, attends Bryn Mawr College where she is majoring in political science and cultural anthropology.

She looks forward to a career in law, politics, and government.

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Winners announced for Phillips’ Mill Photographic Exhibition

The Phillips’ Mill Community Association presented awards to eight photographers as part of the kickoff for the 23rd annual Phillips Mill Photographic Exhibition.

Winners are as follows:

Best of Show: John Stritzinger, of Elkins Park, PA, “Boy Box Shadows in Havana.”

Best Body of Work: Barbara Warren, of Yardley, “Winter Woods #1, Winter Woods #2, Winter Woods #3, Winter Woods #4.”

Patron’s Awards: John Bohnel, of Clinton, NJ, “Airstream Icecube;” Susan Kott, of Croydon, PA, “Missing Parts;” Mickie Rosen, of Elkins Park, “Amish Brothers;” Tony Rosowski, of Yardley, “Farmall.”

Judges Award: Stephen Lease, of Doylestown, “Forgotten Morning.”

Spencer Saunders Award: John Jacoberger, of Doylestown, “Blue House.”

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Coleen McDonnell brings ‘Heaven On Earth’ to Yardley

Coleen McDonnell, L.M.T., is bringing “Heaven On Earth” to Yardley, where she continues to offer mindful deep muscle massage reflexology, lymphatic drainage, and ear candling.

Coleen is a licensed massage therapist, certified ear candler, and reiki master. She has been working with medical doctors, doctors of chiropractic, nutritionists, psychologists, and physical therapists since 1987.

Come visit Coleen to experience your own Heaven on Earth at The Khalsa Healing Arts and Yoga Center in Yardley, or at Advance Nutrition in Langhorne.

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A Woman’s Place awards ceremony recognizes community partners

by June Portnoy

A Woman’s Place (AWP), the only domestic violence organization in Bucks County, recognized and awarded its community partners, volunteers and staff members at its Annual Breakfast and Community Recognition Ceremony held last month at the Northampton Valley Country Club.

This year’s honorees included: Bucks County Community College, Bucks County Health Improvement Partnership, Bucks County Intermediate Unit, Times Publishing Newspapers, Inc. and Village Improvement Association. The reception’s theme was “Keep Calm and Flourish.”

After a breakfast buffet and a special musical performance by Holicong Middle School’s H-Factor, AWP Executive Director Ifeoma Aduba recognized this year’s community partners. She said, “To be 100% successful at achieving our vision of a society where all individuals are safe in their relationships and can flourish, we cannot live in a silo. True success means moving beyond our walls and building relationships with others.”

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Care Plus More named Best Senior Living Provider

Care Plus More, a Senior Home-Care Agency, located in Washington Crossing, has been named Best Senior Living Provider for 2015.

“Because we treat our clients and caregivers like family and are committed to delivering the best home care experience, we are honored to have won this award. We pride ourselves on attracting employees who have a genuine love for helping others,” said Gregg Rackin, Agency CEO.

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Farmstead Adventure Camp accepting summer registration

“A day in the country is worth a month in the city.”

Fulper Family Farmstead’s unique camp program is the epitome of this quote, and your children can see first-hand what this quote truly means by coming to camp here this summer.

For the past nine years, the Fulpers have opened their barn doors to children for the ultimate fun-on-the-farm camp experience.

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From traditional to avant-garde, Phillips Mill Photographic Exhibition offers varied views

For a month-long stint, the 128 photos chosen to be showcased as part of the 23rd Annual Phillips Mill Photographic Exhibition represent every theme, idea and concept imaginable. Held May 24th-June 21st, the exhibition features a vast array of images that jurors selected from a pool of 467 photos submitted.

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Patriot FC Teams are EPIC Tournament Champs!

The Patriot FC U12 Red Vipers and U11 Red Thunder girls’ soccer teams each won the 8 v 8 Elite Division Championship at the three-day YMS EPIC Tournament in Yardley earlier this month.

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New Hope-Solebury High School gets ‘green’ at Bucks County Envirothon

by June Portnoy

New Hope-Solebury High School (NH-S) participated in the Bucks County Conservation District’s (BCCD) annual Envirothon, held at the Bucks County Audubon Society’s headquarters at Honey Hollow in New Hope, earlier this month.

According to Mr. Jeremy Pfancook, facilitator of the school’s Environmental Club, NH-S has been competing in this Envirothon for well over a decade.

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Foster or adopt

Gordo is a German Shepherd and Labrador Retriever mix, three months old. He is available through Focus on Homeless Animals, 501 (c)3 Animal Rescue, New Hope. Phone: 215-970-4911.

Website: www.focusonhomelessanimals.org.

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