By Betsy Natter In the midst of setting goals and defining strategies for the new year, conventional wisdom dictates intentionally planning to make new business connections as a means of expanding your personal or company reach. For some that may mean searching out and becoming a member of a local business association or chamber of [...]
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By Betsy Natter Photo: https://www.facebook.com/bcopportunity/ It may seem that all is well among the scenic beauty of Bucks County, but unseen and possibly unknown to many, some forty thousand plus individuals live in poverty, nearly one-fourth of them children. Yet, the Bucks County Opportunity Council (BCOC) has been meeting the needs of [...]
By Betsy Natter Picture yourself out on the open trail, deep in the woods or on a canoe trip miles from the nearest roadway. What happens if a medical emergency arises? Are you prepared to manage the situation and take care of someone in your group, getting them stabilized and evacuated to receive medical care? [...]
Discover the history of women’s pockets and hand-sew one of your own during this interactive workshop at Pottsgrove Manoradmin 2017-12-25T21:56:15+00:00
Ever wondered how colonial women carried around the items they might need throughout their day? They used their pockets! However, these pockets look a lot different from modern ones. They were worn around the waist and were not attached to any gowns or petticoats. Find out more about the history and use of pockets while [...]
Abington Junior High School Science Fair Spotlights Fascinating Scientific Investigations, Experiments, Analyses, and Presentations.admin 2017-12-22T12:17:44+00:00
The Science Fair at Abington Junior High School this week was a HUGE success of scientific investigation and presentation. Over 250 student-created projects were presented to parents, teachers, administrators, community visitors, and other students. The projects included a wide range of interesting subjects including real world applications. Projects included: how many times do you need [...]
The region’s premiere Talking Heads tribute, Start Making Sense, will make their return to the Ardmore Music Hall for a New Year’s Eve bash. Philly funk phenoms Swift Technique will open up the night. To take on a tribute to the Talking Heads is no easy task, as the band experienced several sonic changes throughout [...]
by Betsy Natter Extracurricular activities have repeatedly been proven to provide significant benefit to students as part of their developmental and educational process. But what about the students who are unable to afford the sometimes prohibitive costs of taking an art class or participating on a sports team? In Quakertown, the gap between desire and [...]
by Betsy Natter Its time to hit the ice! Here are some local spots to enjoy some ice skating fun: Hatfield Ice 350 County Line Rd., Colmar, PA 18915 (215) 997-9797 hatfieldice.com Kids are definitely allowed to play in the Reindeer Games at Hatfield Ice on Sun., Dec. 24, beginning at 7:30 am. Three levels [...]
Wentworth Gallery is honored to present Rick Allen’s works from his latest collection entitled “Rick Allen: Drums for Peace.” Rick's art is currently being showcased exclusively in Wentworth Gallery locations throughout the United States. The extraordinary collection houses originals, limited editions, the painted drum series, mixed media originals and the Wearable Art Collection. Rick Allen will be [...]
Montgomery County Commissioners welcomed county residents and employees to events Tuesday and Wednesday to mark the start of the Holiday Season. On Tuesday, Dec. 12, the commissioners lit the Christmas Tree, Menorah, and Kinara on the plaza of the Montgomery County Courthouse. On Wednesday, Dec. 13, county and courthouse employees gathered for the annual holiday concert performed by the [...]