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Local charity begins winter clothing drive

“I’ve always loved clothes, and the idea of helping someone feel good about themselves is great,” Leithead said. “It’s not that we have to make people look like they’re models, but I think it...

Strength through support

By Nicole FortunaFor the WireThree years ago, Deneen Raysor and Jo Ann Runewicz dutifully installed the floor to their co-owned fitness facility and martial arts school, themselves.Located in Huntingdon Valley, Urban Boot Camp/CrossFit Northeast Philly as...

Thousands walk to raise money for diabetes research

More than 3,000 area residents gathered at the campus of Bucks County Community College in Newtown on Oct. 27 to raise money for Type 1 juvenile diabetes research. The event was organized by a...

Abby’s Auction CHOP benefit is Nov. 13

Blue Bell resident Abby Rosenthal is just 13 years old, but she hasn’t let her youth stand in the way of her desire to give back to the hospital that saved her little sister’s...

Food for thought

By Jack FirnenoWire Staff WriterLehman United Methodist Church in Hatboro gets a visit from Annie every Tuesday morning — “10 a.m. on the dot,” according to Bethany Lawless, the church’s office manager. Anne is a regular at the...

PA-8: Labor endorsements for Strouse, Naughton

This post is part of The Upd8, the Midweek Wire’s new blog devoted entirely to coverage of Pennsylvania’s 8th congressional district.The most recent round of endorsements have come in for PA-8’s Democratic candidates, with...

Beating the ballot box blues on Election Day

By Jack FirnenoWire Managing EditorThe Bucks County Commissioner is looking for ways to draw more volunteers to work at polling places during elections.Bucks County wants to change the way you think about poll workers.Facing regular shortages of...

2013 Bucks and Montco Craft Show Calendar

November is craft show season, and the Midweek Wire has you covered. Use this list of area craft shows to make sure that you don’t miss a single knitted tissue box cover.Bucks CountySalem Holiday Craft...

PA-8: Fitzpatrick gets tough on Obamacare

This post is part of The Upd8, the Midweek Wire’s new blog devoted entirely to coverage of Pennsylvania’s 8th congressional district.Following questions from some local conservatives about his commitment to fight the implementation of...

Providing hope

By Jack FirnenoWire Staff WriterThere are many organizations dedicated to feeding hungry people, but what about their pets?That’s the question Marianne Iaquinto found herself asking as she recalled her dog, the late Samantha. “She was a special-needs...
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