Neshaminy Education Foundation Grants announces grant recipients

The Neshaminy Education Foundation (NEF) recently announced recipients for its 2013-2014 grants. Led by a group of dedicated volunteer board members, the foundation gives out annual grants with the goal of improving education quality within the Neshaminy School District. This year, the foundation gave out $13,793 worth of grants ranging from $180 to $2500, in support of 14 projects at eight schools throughout the district.

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FBA scholarship winners

Samantha Roberts and Jasmin Tharakan, both of Feasterville, (seated left and right) share a congratulatory moment after being awarded $1,200 college scholarships from the Feasterville Business Association. Sharing the moment (back row, from left) are, Rose McMenamin, president of the FBA and scholarship committee co-chairperson, Linda Pupkiewicz, corresponding secretary and scholarship committee co-chair, Mike Wielehowski, golf committee chair and scholarship committee member, Charles Roman, a committee member, and Ed Shannon, a member of the FBA executive board and Lower Southampton Township supervisor.

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Marking the 20th anniversary

Keith Wesley (center), chairman of the Lower Southampton Township Board of Supervisors receives a framed, signed and numbered print from an original pen and ink drawing of the 110-acre historic Playwicki Farm marking the 20th anniversary of the acquisition of the farm by Lower Southampton Township.

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Sell Chiropractic celebrates Patient Appreciation Day!

Sell Chiropractic will be offering complimentary Health and Wellness Screenings on Wednesday, July 16th from 8:00am until 6:30pm. Family, friends and everyone in the community are welcome! There will be fun and snacks all day!

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Bucks County Free Library opens Creativity Stations for teens, public

Dreaming about becoming a video game designer? Wishing you had a place to record all the song ideas in your head? Want to organize your family photos into a digital scrapbook? Come to the library! Four branches of the Bucks County Free Library now have an exciting new offering for teens, children, and other members of the public: Creativity Station labs.

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Author visits

Kevin Charles Smith (left) author of “Bilge Rat-Pirate Adventurer,” shows off his latest book prior to speaking at the Southampton Free Library. Greeting Kevin upon his arrival were Lorraine Rice, (center) a member of the library board of directors and Lora Terifay, children’s librarian.

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‘Dragons & Dreams’ at Southampton Free Library July 10th

Sciencetellers, an educational performing troupe that combines storytelling, comedy and science experiments into an interactive learning experience, will present “Dragons & Dreams” as part of the Southampton Free Library’s Summer Reading Program to be held at the library located at 947 Street Road, Southampton, on Thursday, July 10th, 6:30 to 7:30pm. The complimentary program is best suited for youngsters from ages five to 10 years of age.

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Scouts get outside for a ‘Jam’

by Leslie Shortridge

A rainy start didn’t dampen the spirits of the nearly 2000 people participating in Bucks Jam 14, which was held Saturday and Sunday, May 17th and 18th at the Middletown Grange fairgrounds in Wrightstown.

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Lower Southampton Township Independence Day Parade to be held Friday, July 4th

“Lower Southampton Celebrates Our Athletes” is the theme of the Lower Southampton Township Independence Day Parade to be held on Friday, July 4th, beginning at 1:00pm. The lead sponsor for this year’s parade is the Feasterville Business Association.

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A homemade fort built with love

Jayson Becker of Feasterville went to great lengths to put a smile on his son’s face. A construction worker for many years, Jayson used wood he found in a dumpster at work, along with trees and wood lying on the side of the road, to construct a fort for his son, Jack.

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