Learn2Earn get kids excited about reading!

Learn2Earn is an online school fundraising platform that gets kids excited about reading while raising money. Both the fundraising tool, Reading-Raiser, and the teacher tool, Whooo’s Reading, combine social learning and gamification to encourage kids to read more and get rewarded for it.

Afton Elementary School ran a successful program this fall and earned $28,000 in just two months! Raising this money allowed them to purchase 30 laptops and a charging laptop cart for their school.

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Letter to the Editor

There is a great need for American Indian children and elders on reservations in New Mexico, North Dakota, South Dakota, Oklahoma, Montana, and Arizona, especially during the bitterly cold, blizzard-prone winter months. They need new or gently-used warm winter clothing – coats, hoodies, hats, gloves, shoes, boots, jeans, sweatshirts, etc., all ages, all sizes, boys or girls from infants to 16 years.

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Lego architect

Schuyler Cauley (right), of Yardley, won first place in the Lego Brick Builder Challenge Contest earlier this month at the Franklin Institute in Philadelphia. This contest was part of the opening day activities for the “Art of the Brick” exhibition. Schulyer’s piece, called “Chateau Schuyler” is displayed in a glass case at the end of the Art of the Brick exhibit. It will be on display for one month. You can see photos of his piece at the Franklin Institute Facebook page.

Pictured with Schuyler is Franklin Institute President and CEO, Larry Dubinski.

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Rita’s Water Ice is now open

The Morrisville and Levittown Rita’s Water Ice are now open. Layer it, blend it, drink it!

Welcome Back Saturday will take place on Saturday, February 28th. Everything is 50% off, excluding gallons and tubs.

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Scenes from the Quarry Hill Elementary Science Fair

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Colagio the Painter purchases unique, dust-free sanding system

As someone who prides himself on superior customer service, Craig Hamlin, owner of Colagio the Painter, LLC, was eager to invest in the purchase of a Festool™ Sanding System.

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Registration now open for Doane Academy summer camps and programs

If your children are in grades Pre-K through fifth, now is the time to register them for Camp Doane.

The eight-week camp will run from 9:00am – 4:00pm, with before and after hours, beginning at 7:00am and ending at 6:00pm, for your convenience. Camp Doane will run June 22nd through August 14th. Your child will enjoy arts, crafts, athletics, leadership training, field trips and guest speakers.

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New Yardley-Makefield Lions Club off to impressive start

Last year, 49 community-minded individuals came together to form The Yardley-Makefield Lions Club, a new organization aimed at serving residents in the Yardley area, and in the Pennsbury School District. In less than a year, the club helped families displaced by fires, purchased 50 coats for disadvantaged Pennsbury children, helped seniors maintain their properties, and – true to the traditional Lions cause – provided eye care for someone in need.

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The Yardley Historical Association and The Old Library by Lake Afton

The Yardley Historical Association strives to preserve one of Bucks County’s most scenic landmarks – the Old Library by Lake Afton. The Victorian-style structure was built in 1878 as the library for the community of Yardley. It served in that capacity until 1977, when the books were moved to the new public library in Lower Makefield Township.

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Yardley Executive Round Table

The Yardley Executive Round Table (YERT) is a non-profit organization with strong roots in Bucks County. YERT is a business organization of men and women who are dedicated to being the best in their respective professions. The purpose of the organization is to grow each other’s businesses through the exchange of qualified referrals, as well as the sharing of knowledge, information and experiences to inspire further growth.

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