Saturday, February 2, 2013
The owner of Langhorne Borough's The Little Old House of Make Believe provides some tips to make your Super Bowl festivities more child-friendly.
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Saturday, February 2
Whether you’re are football lover, a buffalo wing connesour or a party-lovin’ person, there is one thing for sure—the Super Bowl is just around the corner. As people make plans for lots of football action this Sunday, kids can score lots of great fun at this grown-up focused event. Here are 4 tips from Rachel Fullan, Owner of Langhorne Borough's The Little Old House of Make Believe, to make your Super Bowl festivities more child-friendly, allowing both parents and little ones to have something to cheer about:
Wednesday, January 30, 2013
Joseph J. Resta oversaw the controversial expansion of the Pennsylvania Convention Center before joining the Delaware River Joint Toll Bridge Commission.
Wednesday, January 30
From the Delaware River Joint Toll Bridge Commission: Ending a six-month search and review process, the Delaware River Joint Toll Bridge Commission recently announced the appointment of Joseph J. Resta of Langhorne as the agency's new executive director. Resta, 52, brings more than 30 years of public and private experience in capital project management, strategic planning, governmental administration, and operations leadership. He most recently served as project executive for the Pennsylvania Convention Center Expansion Project in Philadelphia, PA. - the largest public works project ever undertaken by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. The Commission anticipates that Resta will begin employment in mid-February. His starting salary will be $…
Thursday, January 10, 2013
Langhorne Borough Council member Kathy Horwatt told the Neshaminy School Board Tuesday night that the council opposes the closing of Oliver Heckman Elementary.
Many residents and parents voiced their opposition to closing some elementary schools to the Neshaminy School Board Tuesday night, but they aren't the only ones against the potential closures. Langhorne Borough Councilwoman Kathy Horwatt urged the school board not to close Olive Heckman Elementary School, which is located Maple Avenue and Cherry Street in Langhorne Borough. Horwatt stated that the Borough Council has drafted and will approve a resolution formally opposing the closure of the Langhorne Borough elementary school. According to Bucks Local News, this resolution states that the decision to close Heckman based on declining enrollment "does not adequately recognize the actual use of the total school facilities ... and the …
Wednesday, December 26, 2012
Rosemarie Curran has attended her final Langhorne Borough Council meeting.
After 18 years, Langhorne Borough's manager is retiring. Rosemarie Curran was honored by locals at her last Borough Council meeting recently. “It is a pleasure to pay tribute to this gal who I have worked with for 18 years,” Mayor Chris Blaydon said at the meeting, BucksLocalNews.com reported. A proclamation for "Rosemarie Curran Day" and a citation from the state was also represented. Click here to read the full story on BucksLocalNews.com
Tuesday, December 11, 2012
Tuesday's incident marks the third time in recent months the store has been robbed.
A tweet from the official account of the Bucks County Courier Times said the Lukoil gas station at the corner of Bellevue and Maple avenues was robbed Tuesday. The report stated a masked man with a gun robbed the store and made off with $200. Police were not available to confirm the information late Tuesday. PHOTOS: Car Wreck on New Falls Road The information was published on the social media site just after 9:30 p.m. The same gas station was robbed at by a masked man with a gun in the early morning hours of July 14. State troopers said a man jumped the counter, pointed a gun and demanded money during an August 3 robbery. The suspect made off with a cash drawer, police said at the time.
Tuesday, November 27, 2012
Three people were hurt and taken by ambulance.
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- Joe Hart
Tuesday, November 27, 2012
Three victims were taken to St. Mary Medical Center after a three-vehicle crash in Langhorne Borough. According to state police, the accident happened Wednesday at 4:11 p.m. on Pine Street near Summit Avenue. Police said traffic was stopped when a three-vehicle chain reaction accident occurred. The three victims were tranported to the Middletown hospital by EMS units from Penndel, troopers said.
Friday, November 23, 2012
A Bucks County reconstruction specialist, who also the police chief in Langhorne Borough, is investigating whether speed was a factor in Wednesday night's fatal crash on the Rt. 611 Bypass in Doylestown.
Langhorne Borough Chief of Police Steven Mawhinney is helping authorities in Doylestown put together the pieces of a deadly car accident that claimed the life of a child Thursday evening. Investigators from the Bucks County District Attorney's office spent Wednesday night and Thursday morning at the crash scene on Rt. 611 in Doylestown. They are reconstructing events and documenting evidence in preparation for what is expected to be criminal charges against the driver of a Ford Mustang. The wreckage from the fatal crash remained strewn along the roadway for hundreds of yards. That, and the damage to sustained to both involved vehicles, led authorities to treat the crash scene as a crime scene. "The Mustang is smashed square across the …
Monday, November 19, 2012
The grants will be used to purchase police equipment, a fueling station, emergency radios, LED street lights and more.
The Bucks County Redevelopment Authority's Board of Directors awarded nearly $4 million worth of gaming grants to the Levittown-area communities that are directly impacted by Parx Casino. The impact grants have awarded millions of dollars to Lower Bucks County towns. The authority said in a release that they asked townships surrounding Bensalem - where Parx is based - and the county to submit grant request for their most pressing projects which need funding. Bristol Borough was awarded $194,644 for the purchase of a wastewater jet truck. The trucks are often used to clear obstructions and blockages from pipes. Bristol Township was granted $220,000 to upgrade emergency radio systems for the town's first responders. The township also …
Friday, November 16, 2012
Sara's Homemade Sweets offers a impressive offering of delicious baked products.
When you walk in the idyllic looking bakery at 102 East Maple Avenue in Langhorne Borough, your eyes are treated to an impressive display of delicious looking treats. The bakery - Sara’s Homemade Sweets - opened in early August and has enjoyed robust business, owner Sara Weight said. Weight, a baker for the majority of the adult life, said when she decided to open a shop early in the year, “things just fell into place at the right time.” “I was at a point where I had to stop [baking at home] or move forward.” Luckily for Langhorne, she decided to move forward and open the shop. The summer transformation of the storefront into a bakery went well with little to no complications, she said. Weight stressed that the shop is not your traditional…
Monday, October 22, 2012
A 63-year-old woman was hurt when her car hit a tree in Langhorne Manor Borough.
A 63-year-old woman was taken by the Penndel-Middletown Rescue Squad to St. Mary Medical Center after suffering injuries when her car struck a tree in Langhorne Manor Borough on Friday. The woman, a resident of neighboring Langhorne Borough, was driving her 2013 Kia Rio south on Pine Street when she struck a tree on the corner of South Bellevue just before 11 p.m., according a state police report. The driver sustained unknown injuries in the crash. A state police investigation into the incident is continuing.