Bucks County Herald

Friday, October 31, 2014

News


2014 Lambertville Halloween Parade

To see a complete list of winners for this year's 2014 Lambertville Halloween parade click here.


CB School Board meets public after football hazing allegations

Central Bucks West football players, parents, students and community members, about 700 strong, ask questions about the hazing investigation and subsequent cancellation of the football season.


Opposition grows

West Amwell township committee joins other municipalities to oppose the proposed PennEast Pipeline. “We don’t have all the facts, but I’m going to do this,” Deputy Mayor Zachary Rich says.


Bus service adds vehicles

Palisades School District’s outsourced bus service will add three vans as part of a plan to answer complaints from frustrated parents. The vendor is also adding 13 new buses to reduce maintenance impact.






Time capsule preview

Second-graders from Buckingham and Groveland elementary schools join a video conference with the Doylestown Historical Society to learn about a time capsule that will be buried on the grounds of the new Justice Center. Click here to view the video.


Search is on

Search begins for a new board member in the New Hope-Solebury School District.


Art on the bridge

Plumstead supervisors review plans for sculpture on the Point Pleasant bridge over Tohickon Creek.


“Happy Trails” in Solebury

State awards township a grant to connect its community trail system.


Newtown Township balks at denying house demolition

Supervisors bounce issue of historic farmhouse’s fate to the planning commission.



“Thunder” graduates

Bretagne, a 2-year-old golden retriever; Morgan, a 2-year-old yellow Labrador retriever; and Thunder, a 2-year-old chocolate Labrador retriever, graduate from the Penn Vet Working Dog Center. Click here to view a video of Thunder's training.




Designer house

Chalfont’s Villa d'Braccia, a Mediterranean-styled villa, has been selected for the 40th Bucks County Designer House and Gardens tour.





Weekends


Cocktails at the Castle

Mercer Museum opened its doors and many floors to guests for Cocktails at the Castle, a benefit for the Bucks County Historical Society.







Opinion and Editorials

Bridget Wingert: Happy to Be Here

Washington slept here

Reproduction of Washington's Revolutionary War tent is at the David Library of the Revolution.

Charles Meredith:

Observing a changing church

There's a difference between pastoral care and Vatican doctrine.

LETTERS TO THE HERALD





Sports

The end of the road for Palisades field hockey

Fifth-seeded Palisades exited the District 11 Class AA field hockey tournament losing to fourth-seeded Saucon Valley in the opening round.




 







Quakertown over Council Rock North to claim SOL title in football

The Quakertown Panthers clinched the Suburban One League conference with a decisive 48-32 victory over the CRN Indians.


New Hope-Solebury over Upper Perkiomen in double overtime in field hockey

NHS Lion Brianna McGarry dumped a game winning goal in Friday's District One Class AA quarterfinals against the UP Indians.


Central Bucks East over Conestoga 4-1 in girls' soccer

CB East's Emma Loving found the net twice in the first 40 minutes of the game leading to a 4-1 victory over the Conestoga Pioneers, a trip to the District One Class AAA semifinals and the upcoming state tournament.






Health

Let food be your medicine

The Bucks County Foodshed Alliance and the Bucks County chapter of Buy Fresh Buy Local host holistic nutritional forum.





Linda C. Wisniewski and Nell Bowers: On Your Mind

Dating violence - what can be done?

Experts offer advice on what to do if you suspect a young person is being abused by a boyfriend or girlfriend.


HEALTH AND FITNESS CALENDAR

Schools


Taking flight in Princeton

Monarch butterfly project ends in butterfly releasing party at Princeton Day School.








Twice Upon a Time

Lansdale bookstore offers children’s titles, teacher supplies.



On a budget

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Bucks County holds workshop to teach teens how to budget for the future.


Ally Week

Members of the Central Bucks High School West’s Gay Straight Alliance join national conversation about LGBT youth.




 

Schools

Camille Granito Mancuso: Chatterbox

Putting ourselves out there

It’s not easy, both for the famous and the rest of us.

Elizabeth Ludlow Bowman: Tips for the Compleat Gardener

Great Pumpkin is at hand

Pumpkins with opinions are on every porch.






Features

Pumpkinfest 2014 at Doylestown's Moravian Tile Works

Local artists delighted visitors with intricate pumpkin carvings during Pumpkinfest 2014.

Schools



Susan S. Yeske: Dining In

Candy apple season arrives

While you can buy them ready-made, dipping apples is one of the treats you can do at home.


Susan S. Yeske: Dining Out

New Hope's Mojito Cuba Caribe: Cuban cuisine, plus

Mojito Cuba Caribe in New Hope is “mostly Cuban, plus a little Mexican, a little Argentinian,” co-owner Therese Albertini says.






Schools


"The Rocky Horror Show" thrills at Bucks County Playhouse

Bucks County Playhouse performance of “The Rocky Horror Picture Show” scares up some fun.







“Funnest Way to Spend Thursday"

New Hope resident Dwayne Dunlevy will preside over multiple Thursdays at the RRazz Room.



Irish rock band supports veterans

Philadelphia Irish rock band Blackthorn performs at fundraiser to benefit equine program for veterans.


ActorsNET offers thought-provoking play

ActorsNET of Morrisville will present Bill Cain's "Equivocation," which imagines the perils Shakespeare might have faced if he had been commissioned to write a play about the ill-fated Guy Fawkes' rebellion.






Schools


Plumsteadville Grange show aims to connect artists with customers

Eighteen artists will tell their stories and show their work on Nov. 1 and 2 at "Fall into Art at the Grange."



Exhibiting together

Artists Nathan DiStefano and Joseph Barrett, both influenced by expressionism and Bucks County, will show their work at the Frame Factory in Doylestown.



“Art is...”

Benefit art show pairs with the opening of an exhibit of noted paintings by the late Erwin J. Neusch at Riegelsville Library.



Showing off

Caffe Galleria in Lambertville exhibits “Show Off,” a collection of color and black and white photographs by area photographer Sal Petruzelli Marino.










Busness





Newtown area chiefs come together

Three Newtown area police and fire chiefs join the Greater Newtown Exchange Club to celebrate the National Exchange Club’s Crime and Fire Prevention Month.



Rick Welch: Dollars and $ense

Estimating portfolio returns

Choosing an appropriate long-term financial plan is more important than the short-term moves you may make along the way.

 




Spiritual Side

Mind and Spirit: Caroline Oakes

The quiet revolution of guided imagery

Psychotherapist and author Belleruth Naparstek’s guided imagery recordings have become a healing phenomenon.




All Saints

St. Philip’s Episcopal Church in New Hope celebrates the Feasts of All Saints and All Souls.


 


 

 

 

 


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