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Get ready for the Green! Newtown Irish FestivalMarch 13-17It's time for the annual Newtown Irish Festival! On Saturday and Sunday, guests can expect activities such as live music, Irish step-dancing, traditional Irish food and drinks, face painting and balloon twisting at the Green Parrot Restaurant Pub & Patio.Irish Music Festival March 15-16Bucks County PlayhouseBucks County Playhouse hosts an Irish Music Festival to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day! Audiences can expect with live music from The Ga... read more
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Taking the Emotion Out of Buying and Selling a Home

Posted by Sue-Ann DiVito on March 15, 2018 in No Category
The biggest challenge to any real estate transaction is emotion.  Any transaction around one's family home-or future home- is bound to be frought with expectation, hesitation and stress.  Removing that emotion from buying or selling a house, if it were possible, would make a real estate transaction more like buying or selling soy bean or oil futures.  The process becomes simpler, swayed less by how one feels about the memories made in the home or the dreams tied to its purchase. Suddenly the process ... read more
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We here in Bucks County are so lucky to have the wonderful Michener Museum nearby. When is the last time you visited? If it’s been a while you should plan to go soon. The upcoming calendar is amazing! The James A. Michener Art Museum is a private, non-profit museum in Doylestown, Bucks County, Pennsylvania, founded in 1988 and named for the Pulitzer Prize–winning writer James A. Michener, a Doylestown resident. It is situated within the old stone walls of a historic 19th-century... read more
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The Secret of Lake Galena Bucks County

Posted by Cynthia Rundatz on February 01, 2019 in  Bucks County History  New Britain Township
You probably know the common history of Lake Galena a beautiful lake in New Britain Township Bucks County and the park that surrounds it: Peace Valley. The lake was created when the county flooded the lake in 1972. According to its Wikipedia entry, the lake is supplemented by water from the Delaware River Point Pleasant Diversion Project for the purpose of augmenting public drinking water supplies for approximately 150,000 people in Bucks and Montgomery counties. Lake Galena supplies water ... read more
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The Trouble With Trash

Posted by Lisa DeJessa on May 13, 2019 in  Ecology
We have a trash problem. We throw away a tremendous amount of trash in the US.  More than 500 billion pounds per year, according to the EPA.  To make matters worse, much of what we throw into landfills and incinerators can be recycled. Using recycled materials to manufacture new products such as paper, bottles, and cans helps save money, conserve energy, preserve our natural environment, and improve our communities. According to a study by Columbia University, Americans trash seven pounds of material per ... read more
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