Brittney Welde honored by Greater Newtown Exchange Club

The Greater Newtown Exchange Club (GNEC) honored Council Rock North High School student Brittney Welde at the Club’s May 22nd meeting with GNEC’s coveted Student of the Month (SOM) Award. Brittney stood with her mother, Michelle, as the award was presented by GNEC’s Linda Jensen and Club President Scott Harp.

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Patriots FC U14 boys win fourth EPYSA State Cup

The Patriot FC U-14 boys won an unprecedented fourth Eastern Pennsylvania Youth Soccer Association State Cup Championship title last month in West Chester, PA. Congratulations to players, coaches, and families! The team now advances to the Regional Championships in Rhode Island in late June.

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Broadmeadows Farm now accepting enrollment for summer programs

Enrollment is now being accepted for summer programs at Broadmeadows Farm, an 88-acre horse farm nestled in the Yardley-Newtown area.

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Joely House and Jason Miller receive Foundations scholarships

Foundations Community Partnership awarded $1000 scholarships to two Council Rock High School seniors through its annual Partnership in Education program this month. Joely House (CR North) and Jason Miller (CR South) are the honored recipients.

Joely will be attending Emory University in the fall, and Jason will be moving on to West Chester University.

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Tommie Dillione honored with House citation in Capitol

Girls’ PIAA-AAA 200-yard freestyle-swimming champion Tommie Dillione received a House citation from state Rep. Steve Santarsiero during a ceremony in the Capitol in Harrisburg earlier this month.

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Family Practice Center of Newtown now offering weekend hours

Family Practice Center of Newtown, located at 638 Newtown-Yardley Road, Suite 2E, is now taking a revolutionary step in healthcare. They have rearranged their weekend schedule to accommodate sick and emergent patients that may not be able to make an appointment during regular weekly business hours.

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Drive to revive Arbor Day at Sol Feinstone Elementary

Arbor Day was celebrated on Thursday, April 24th this year and more than 110 fourth graders in Upper Makefield rolled up their sleeves and planted a tree. The kids became members of Fourth Grade Foresters. The project’s goal is to help revitalize a remarkable idea – observation of Arbor Day in America’s schools. Fourth graders at Sol Feinstone Elementary School in Newtown received trees to take home and plant.

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Carla Eboli selected for First Scholar Team

Carla Eboli, a sixth grader at Goodnoe Elementary School in the Council Rock School District, was recently selected to be a member of Pop Warner’s Eastern Region First Scholar Team for 2014.

She was honored on March 22nd at the Woodcliff Lake Hilton in New Jersey for her scholastic and volunteer accomplishments. Carla is a member of the Northampton Jr. Pee Wee Fall Cheer Team and is one of 50,000 students participating in Pop Warner in our region. She was one of 35 Spirit Leaders selected from the sixth grade.

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Council Rock receives US Dept. of Education Green Ribbon School District Award

The United States Department of Education, along with the White House Council on Environmental Quality, recently announced that Council Rock School District is one of nine school districts in the country to be named 2014 U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon School District.

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St. Mary named one of top 100 hospitals in the nation

St. Mary Medical Center was recently named one of the nation’s 100 Top Hospitals® by Truven Health AnalyticsTM, a leading provider of information and solutions to improve the cost and quality of healthcare.

St. Mary is one of only three hospitals named to the list from the Philadelphia region and the only one in Bucks County. The hospital, which has been named to this list previously, was designated by Modern Healthcare as a 2010 Best Places to Work and is consistently voted as a best hospital and best employer in the annual Best of Bucks awards.

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