Langhorne-Levittown Times

History’s accessories

By Jack FirnenoWire Staff WriterThree of Samuel Pennypacker’s daughters were noteworthy in their own right. As their father was busy passing landmark child labor laws as Pennsylvania’s governor in the early 1900s, they became a nurse,...

Jordan White’s Ten-Year Plan

By Jack FirnenoWire Staff WriterYou know you’re destined to be a musician when you get kicked out of class for writing lyrics instead of paying attention.In grad school.“They told us we were professional students now, but...

Upd8: Fitzpatrick talks bipartisanship; Naughton collects endorsements

By Tom WaringWire Staff WriterU.S. Rep. Mike Fitzpatrick talked bipartisanship last week at a local Rotary Club meeting.Meanwhile, the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee took aim at Fitzpatrick on the issue of Obamacare, while a liberal advocacy...

No indemnity for frackers

By Jack FirnenoWire Staff WriterAt a public meeting on fracking hosted by the League of Women Voters in Warrington last week, the conversation turned to Pennsylvania State Senate Bill 411.Currently up for vote, the bill would...

A new page for MontCo libraries

By Jack FirnenoWire Staff WriterLast Tuesday, Len Moskoff gave a 70-minute presentation on Charlie Chaplin. The 71-year-old retired accountant spent weeks researching the iconic silent film star, and hours teaching himself how to use PowerPoint.Two...

Crosstown Traffic: Plans for Willow Grove Base will affect nearby towns

By Jack FirnenoWire Staff WriterThe Horsham Land Redevelopment Association (HLRA) board of directors voted to submit its plans for redeveloping the land currently housing the former Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base in Willow Grove...

Healthy Living: Get to the gym — and stay there

By Jack FirnenoWire Staff WriterThanksgiving’s a distant memory, Christmas came and went and New Year’s was a blur. Now it’s January, and you’re feeling those extra holiday pounds while thinking about how to improve yourself...

UPd8: Fitzpatrick’s new anti-poverty bill, endorsements for Naughton and Strouse

By Tom WaringStaff WriterU.S. Rep. Mike Fitzpatrick last week introduced a bipartisan bill to increase modernization and local control of anti-poverty block grants, but one of his opponents was not impressed.Fitzpatrick (R-8th dist.) joined Democratic...

Hatboro: Eaton Park projects back up for debate

The Hatboro Council is once again looking for public input on what, if any, changes should be made to Eaton Park.A resident committee charged with collecting public opinion and advising the Council’s decision on work...

Lower Moreland addresses snow removal concerns

With more snowfall than normal this year, there’s more concern over when people are — or aren’t — shoveling their sidewalks in Lower Moreland Township.The Lower Moreland Board of Commissioners discussed challenges regarding snow removal from sidewalks at...
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