Patriot FC White U12 boys team takes ICSL Championship

The Patriot FC White U12 boys team has just won the Inter County Soccer League (ICSL) U12 Boys Division 2 Championship, clinching the League title with a tie against Boyertown last month. “Coach Thomas, Coach Witting and I are delighted our team has won their division in the ICSL.

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Anthony Lagana chosen for H.O.B.Y.

New Hope-Solebury High School sophomore, Anthony Lagana, was selected by the high school faculty to attend the 2015 Hugh O’Brian Youth Leadership seminar at Villanova University, May 29th through May 31st, 2015. The Leadership Seminar is designed for high school sophomores to recognize their leadership talents and apply them in becoming effective, ethical leaders in their home, schools, workplace and community. Sophomore Bailey Hendricks was selected as an alternate.

Pictured from left are Principal Chuck Malone, Hendricks, Lagana, and Guidance Counselor, Hebat El-Turky.

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General Washington’s encampment tent raised at David Library

It was George Washington’s “home” for much of the Revolutionary War, a large oval-shaped tent that was his bedroom and office – the first “Oval Office” occupied by the first commander-in-chief of American military forces. This national treasure will be displayed in the new Museum of the American Revolution when it opens in Philadelphia in 2016.

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Hunger & Nutrition Coalition hosts fresh produce drive

by June Portnoy

Despite the frigid temperatures and blustery winds on Tuesday, November 18th, the parking lot at Harvest Ministries in Bensalem was filled with vans, trucks and cars waiting to collect fresh produce to help the hungry in Bucks County have nutritional food on their Thanksgiving Day tables.

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Phillips’ Mill Art Committee unveils new ‘Honored Artist Plaque’

Pictured from left, Glenna Bye, Art Committee member and the wife of Ranulph Bye who was the first recipient of the Honored Artist Award in 2001, Mavis Smith who is the recipient of the Honored Artist Award this year 2014, David Miller, noted woodworker and furniture restorer who donated the beautiful slab of Pennsylvania walnut used for the plaque and who also donated his expertise to refinish and to hang the plaque and Donna Lacey, Art Committee member who along with Reni Fetterolf was in charge of getting the plaque created.

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Students named Semifinalists in National Merit Scholarship Program

New Hope-Solebury High School seniors Alex Crawley, Carrie Hetzel, Tiffany Tao and Catherine Xu have been named Semifinalists in the 60th Annual National Merit Scholarship Program. About 1.4 million juniors in about 22,000 U.S. high schools entered the 2015 National Merit Program by taking the 2013 Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT), which served as an initial screen of program entrants. The nationwide pool of Semifinialists, which represents less than one percent of U.S. high school seniors, includes the highest scoring entrants in each state.

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Care Plus More now offering AlzBetter® program

Care Plus More, the premier non-medical senior care agency in Bucks County, has teamed up with AlzBetter®, The Dementia Care Experts, to enable the best care available to those with Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia and memory loss. Care Plus More specializes in providing quality companion and personal care for clients living in the communities of Central and Lower Bucks County of Pennsylvania.

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Quality You Want announces new gift, reward & incentive program

Quality You Want of Lambertville, NJ has announced a new service to help companies with their gift, reward and incentive needs. Businesses that look for ways to encourage their staff and thank their clients are often stuck when it comes to creating a program and getting it off the ground.

Quality You Want assesses the individual issues and needs of a company, and helps develop the appropriate gift-based program. ‘Thank you for referrals,’ staff ‘Years of Service,’ and holiday gift programs are common requests, as are acknowledgments of special events for clients. Quality You Want owner, Polly Anderson, says that companies of all types and sizes can benefit from even a simple or short-term program. For more information, contact Ms. Anderson at 609-598-1120 or polly@qualityyouwant.com.

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Skerdlant’s Shell helps make a difference in a sick child’s life

Skerdlant’s Shell in Washington Crossing, PA, always interested in giving back to the community, was a Tee Sign Sponsor for Anna’s Army Annual Golf Outing held October 24th.

As a Tee Sign Sponsor, Skerdlant’s donated $150 to this worthy cause. Anna, born in June 2013, was diagnosed with a rare form of childhood cancer at 14 months. A year later, after enduring numerous chemotherapy treatments and lengthy stays at the hospital, Anna is in remission. However, she must continue receiving an abundance of chemotherapy treatments for the next three years.

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New history of
 Washington Crossing Historic Park released

On Christmas night 1776 George Washington and 2400 men stepped off from the Pennsylvania side of the Delaware River to cross the icy waterway. They went on to win a decisive victory at Trenton, New Jersey, and then later at Princeton.

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