Monday, December 19, 2011
Several homes in the Pinewood area off Levittown Parkway are decked out for the holidays.
Several homes in the Pinewood area off Levittown Parkway are decked out for the holidays. Levittown Patch is still on the hunt for more homes so you tell us: What Are the Area's Best Light Displays?
Tuesday, December 13, 2011
Levittown homeowner Milt Warrell said he hopes his impressive light display at 257 Elderberry Drive will attract visitors to raise money for a good cause.
Upper Southampton police officer Milt Warrell said he hopes his impressive light display at his home at 257 Elderberry Drive in Levittown will attract visitors to raise money for a good cause. Last year, he said more than $5,000 was raised for this cause. READ more about that cause and the full story here.
Monday, December 12, 2011
A local police officer and Christmas aficionado, Milt Warrell is hoping visitors will flock to his impressive holiday light display to help raise funds for a good cause.
What has tens of thousands blinking, flashy parts and aims to help attract donations in Levittown? The answer: an impressive light display at a home at 257 Elderberry Drive in Levittown. "We do this for simply the joy of the holiday season, but also as a fundraiser," homeowner Milt Warrell said. "I became involved with this fund because I am a police officer in Bucks County." The Upper Southampton police officer is hoping visitors will flock to his impressive holiday light display, which boasts more than 80,000 lights. "We ask for donations for the Bucks County Heroes Scholarship Fund, which goes to benefit children of police and firefighters that are killed in the line of duty," Warrell explained. "Last year, we raised $5,000 for the …
Thursday, December 8, 2011
Get out the lights and holly. Your decorating could net $100,000 to our schools.
Don’t miss out on this opportunity to win a $100,000 gift to the Levittown Public Schools -- Pennsbury, Bristol and Neshaminy districts. Patch.com is launching a nationwide contest to find the best dressed home in its Patch communities, and the winner’s school district will receive $100,000, no strings attached. Here’s how the contest works. Beginning on Dec. 8 and continuing through Dec. 26, you can nominate your home by uploading a photo to the contest entry form on the site. During that same time period you and your neighbors will also be able to vote for your favorite festive home. The winning entry will be forwarded to a national Patch judge that will select 24 finalists. Each finalist will receive $500 that they can apply to their…
Tuesday, January 18, 2011
Township Gives Homeowner Award In House Decorating Contest
How many lights does it take to win a Christmas decoration contest in Falls Township? It takes 66,000 big, blinking and choreographed ones. A series of switches, knobs and one advanced computer program operated Falls Township homeowner Milt Warrell's light show. Running on over 176 separate channels, the several thousand multi-colored lights dance and flicker to programmed songs. Passersby with access to a car radio were able to listen in as the lights twinkle to the theme song of National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation and 10 other song listings. The entire set up cost Warrell nearly $10,000. The impressive show landed Warrell first place in the township's annual House Decorating Contest. "It was very humbling to win," Warrell said. "I was …
Friday, December 24, 2010
More than 100,000 lights make up a spectacular Christmas lights show in the Willowood neighborhood
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Friday, December 24, 2010
That's a lot of lights -- more than 100,000 lights make up a spectacular Christmas lights show in Levittown's Willowood section. Neil DiSpirito lives at 1 White Spruce Lane and has been welcoming spectators to his home for 18 Christmas seasons. The house stays lit up from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. for roughly 30 days this season, but on Christmas Eve DiSpirito said the lights stay on through the night. This year's presentation opened up on Dec. 4, but work putting up all those Christmas lights and decorations began well before that on Oct. 1. DiSpirito said he is not one to take credit for all the work. He has dozens of volunteers who come and help out every year, working various shifts. DiSpirito said he even took off work the month of November …
Thursday, December 16, 2010
Residents in the area are putting up some magnificent holiday lights.
Residents in the area are putting up some magnificent holiday lights. Take a moment to snap some of your best photos and send them to firstname.lastname@example.org so we can shine the spotlight on your holiday view!