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Author: Stephen Harris, dragon@ampyourvoice.com
Event Date: 6/3/16 Time: 5:30 pm
Location: New Hope and Lambertville, , ,
Release Date: 5/26/16
Up for the challenge? Which town will reign supreme on the Delaware River? New Hope? Lambertville? Dragon Boat Adventures, llc and Amplify Your Voice; social marketing for local business, are co-producing a new cross-bridge challenge on the Delaware River, a Dragon boat race between New Hope and Lambertville, where we plan to raise over . . .
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Bucks residents will join activists from all over Pennsylvania in Harrisburg Monday for the Rally in the Rotunda in support of the background check bill
Author: Shira Goodman, shira.goodman@ceasefirepa.org or 215-680-1163
Event Date: 5/16/16
Sponsor: CeaseFirePA
Release Date: 5/12/16
Bucks County residents will board a bus MONDAY MORNING, May 16 at 8:15 AM and travel to the Capitol Rotunda in Harrisburg to join Pennsylvanians from every region united in support of legislation to require background checks for every gun sale (HB 1010 and SB 1049). Organized by CeaseFirePA and Pennsylvania United for Background Checks, the . . .
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Nation's Elite Free Agent Players to Compete in Front of NBA, WNBA & FIBA Scouts
Event Date: 6/25/16 Time: 06/26/16
Sponsor: International Ball Players United
Location: Pottstown Senior High School, 750 N. Washington Street, Pottstown, PA 19464
Release Date: 5/11/16
In the midst of “Nova Nation” frenzy, former Villanova Basketball Star Howard Brown (1995-1999) is returning to his hometown of Pottstown, PA with his full service player management, marketing and consulting International Ball Players United, LLP (iBall United) for the Second Annual iBall Pro Combine. This innovative two-day . . .
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Throw Away Dogs Project
Author: Carol Skaziak, 267-307-4686, Throwawaydogscarol@gmail.com

Sponsor: Throw Away Dogs Project
Release Date: 5/6/16
The local Philadelphia based Non Profit Organization Throw Away Dogs Project has been hitting the country by storm this past year. The Organization turns rescue dogs into working K9 Police dogs then donates them to Police Departments around the nation that cannot afford a K9 dog. . . .
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Habitat Bucks Seeks Designers for Upcycle Challenge

Saucon Creek Arts Festival Seeks Artists

Pennridge Teens Named Students of the Month by Perkasie Rotary

Habitat Bucks Holds a Wall-Raising for New Home in Morrisville

With Her Own Rescue Dog to Love, Emilie Croggon Pays it Forward!

TRI SCREENING, BENEFITING THE USA TRIATHLON FOUNDATION

15 Years Strong: Clinic Provides $720,853 in Free Dental Care Last Year

Syria Before the Fall - Two Professional Women Recall Their Childhood Homes

My Million Dollar Mom Accepted Into Filmmakers Collaborative

Leather Expressions to Spread Goodwill and Ultimate Comfort this Holiday Season

EXCEPTIONAL BUSINESSES AND INDIVIDUALS HONORED AT LOWER BUCKS COUNTY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE'S 2016 CHAMPIONS OF COMMERCE AWARDS CEREMONY

The Bucks-Montgomery Chapter of the Pennsylvania Restaurant and Lodging Association (PRLA) Announces its Inaugural Event, Taste of Bucks-Mont

Habitat for Humanity Dedicates New Home in Morrisville

Special Edition Historic Newtown Holiday Ornaments on Sale November 26

Metropolitan Ballet Company Presents its Annual Family Concert Series Featuring The Rainbow Fish and Sleeping Beauty, Act III PLUS Tea under the Sea, a Fun Tea Party Event

Newly-Preserved Delaware Twp. Parcel Protects Water and Views

Farm Fresh Film Series Continues with Ground Operations: Battlefields to Farmfields

Encounter Ghosts Reported by Residents and Neighbors of the Pearl S. Buck House Halloween Weekend: Take a Ghost Tour!

November is Alzheimer's Awareness Month

Secondary School Level Transition Options and Resource Fair

Auto Dealers CARing for Kids Foundation Distributes New Winter Coats to Montgomery County Children in Need through its Driving Away the Cold Program

Learn About the Effects of Concussions at our BrainSTEPS Group Meeting on October 25, 2016

Route 32 (River Road) to Close Weekdays in Tinicum Township for Base Repairs

Scatter Joy Center Spreads Sunshine Through Art

Abandoned America: Presentation by Photographer Matthew Christopher

Local Company Making A Much Kneaded Change in the Food Industry

Area Executives are Sleeping Out to Help Homeless Kids

League of Women Voters Announces October Programs

A Woman's Place's Annual Domestic Violence Awareness Candlelight Vigil

A Woman's Place will Paint the Towns Purple this October

Bucks County Intermediate Unit's Art on the Move Program Receives $15,000 Grant from the National Endowment for the Arts

Vote for the Sourlands!

Alliance Francaise of Doylestown presents Markets of Provence

Local Actor Develops Theatre Program at The Confucius Institute in China

College Students Furnish Dorms and Apartments At ReStores

Habitat ReStores Offer Training Opportunities for Seniors Through Goodwill Employment Program

Stretched Strings Concert Series Presents Tim Farrell with special guest Claude LaFlamme

Sourland Music Festival

25th Annual Ukrainian Folk Festival

Sixteen Students Participate in Foundations Summer Youth Corps

New Performing Arts Center Scheduled to Open in Lambertville, NJ Later this Year

Natural History Walk at Norristown Farm Park

Local Animal Rescue Organization Awarded National Relief Grant

The Riverside Symphonia's Concert Under the Stars

We Are Orlando - Doylestown Vigil

Incredible Insects at Norristown Farm Park

We Are Orlando

SCORE Bucks County Sales and Marketing Workshop

Inaugural Paddle Battle New Hope vs Lambertville Dragon Boat Race

Bus from Newtown to Carry Activists to Pennsylvania's Biggest-Ever Gun Violence Prevention Rally

Villanova Basketball Star to Score Major Points with Second Annual iBALL Pro Combine

Local Philadelphia Organization Donating K9 Dogs Around the Country

Jersey Shore Comic Book Show

The Amazing Race Newtown Edition Only Days Away

Sports Block Party - Neshaminy High School

May in Versailles

Habitat for Humanity of Bucks County Announces the Grand Opening of its Langhorne ReStore

Quakertown Pet Store Converts from Puppy Sales to Adoptions

Allentown Rescue Mission First Annual Gala

Amazing Race

Riverside Symphonia to Hold Spring Concert of Bach Grieg and Haydn

Designer Bag Bingo Fundraiser

Eleven Secrets for a Divorce-Proof Marriage

Local Live 2016

Bucks County Farm Summit 2016

Busy Bees and Pollinators Workshop

Free Dental Care to Underserved

BucksMont Squires of Song Guest Night

Le Creuset Cookware Bingo

American Whiskey Comes Home

Comic Books of Conscience

DESIGNER BAG & DAY SPA BINGO

Happy Valen-Tails at Animal Alliance

Winter Weather Safety for Pets

Martin Luther King Day of Service

Aark's Enchanted Evening with Wildlife

Food Donations for our Homeless on Christmas Day

Volunteer Opportunities for Christmas Day

Radio City Music Hall Christmas Spectacular

Skip's Candy Corner to Partner with Roxy Reading Therapy Dogs on Dog Treat Fundraiser

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Escape to our romantic bed and breakfast along the Delaware River near the wineries, shopping and dining of New Hope, PA & Lambertville, NJ. Our charming inn features private cottages and luxurious suites with Jacuzzis, fireplaces, and fluffy robes. Every stay at our award winning inn includes a complimentary gourmet breakfast and our delicious afternoon sweets. Come relax your cares away and discover a simpler way of life.

Children's Choice offers specialized foster care, kinship, and adoption services.  In addition, we have excellent programs for parent engagement and education as well as visitation in warm and welcoming settings. Children's Choice, Inc. serves as a bridge for individuals who are in need of the re-integrative process of family living. Intensive individualized supportive services are provided to empower clients in achieving their highest potential. As a response to changing needs in families and society, Children's Choice, Inc. seeks to be an agent of positive change with those we serve throughout Bucks County, Montgomery County, Delaware County, and Chester County, as well as Philadelphia. If you are interested in becoming a foster parent, or would like to know more about adoption, please contact us at 610-521-6270 today!

Your Time, Your Home, Your Lifestyle, Your Way! A recent Time Use Survey showed that Americans spend on average 20 hours or more per week on housekeeping & entertaining. What if we could show you a way to have freedom from all of those tedious tasks that are robbing you of hours of time & energy? If you are too busy, too tired, or too smart to spend your free time doing time-consuming household chores, then we are the ones to call! Armed with a select team of bonded and insured, non-smoking, housekeeping & hospitality professionals with more than 20 years of experience; a full range of Home & Hospitality service plans to fit every need, and a 5 Star Quality guarantee, Eclectic Domestics is ready to help you manage, maintain & reclaim your time, your home, and your lifestyle. From cleaning & laundry, grocery shopping & meal prep, organizing & holiday decorating, to party staffing & more, no job is too small. We will design the perfect service plan for you. Contact us today to learn more about our premium & customized service packages.

If you like freshness, you'll love The Market at DelVal. It's a locovore's dream! Find fresh grown produce, locally made Rose Bank Wines, freshly prepared meals by  JustFood, delectable desserts by Confection Perfection, locally produced organic meats, hormone-free milk in glass bottles, gourmet cheeses and crackers, Uncle Dave's Homemade Ice Cream, and our full-service Deli all under one roof. Come on in and enjoy all we have to offer! The Market at DelVal also offers a full line of premium nursery stock, all sizes of B&B and container trees and shrubs. We have a great variety of classic shrubs and trees, annuals, perennials, ornamental grasses, soil, mulch, stone, and garden tools, as well as expert staff with the time to help you find the perfect plants for your landscape. We also carry Christmas trees, wreaths, greens, poinsettias and many seasonal items.

The Bridges at Warwick offers activity, friendship, support convenience and value for seniors. Residents enjoy a sense of purpose and contentment, along with fun, personalized care and a focus on total well-being. Our supportive, engaging lifestyle is designed to enhance self-esteem by helping residents stay as independent as possible for as long as possible, no matter what their current abilities may be. We provide just the right amount of assistance along with life-enriching programs, services and amenities. The Vista offers individualized care designed to meet the changing needs of those with memory loss. We foster a lifestyle centered on total wellness for the body, mind and spirit. With comprehensive nursing care, a culinary team focused on specific dietary needs, wellness programs in partnership with Fox Rehabilitation and a wide variety of daily personalized activities designed to promote socialization, we offer everything residents need to live well.

The Comedy Cabaret in Doylestown Features live stand-up comedy shows and Special events Like Dr. Scarpati's Comedy Hypnosis shows and Self-hypnosis and medatation Seminars!  The Comedy Cabaret has been making people laugh for over 25 years!  Jay Leno, Kevin James, Ray Romano played here early in their careers. You see tomorrow's comedy stars today at Comedy Cabaret.  Other locations include Casa Carollo Restaurant in Marlton NJ, the Ramada Northeast in Philadelphia, and Murphy's in Levittown

John Strouse offers compassionate, non-judgmental psychic-mediumship readings by phone or Skype. Each reading will be specific to you and your life.  In your reading, we will cover many aspects of your life journey.  These areas may include love and relationships, career and finances, family and friends, and travel. Try a Psychic House Party - a fun atmosphere where you and your guests will receive in-person, individual psychic readings.  It is an event your guests will talk about for a long time to come. For local clients, these house parties are in-person. Out-of-area clients can enjoy a Psychic House Party via skype or video.

We are committed to providing top-quality programs year-round in a stimulating and exciting environment situated on a beautiful, 55-acre farm in Doylestown, PA.  Our highly trained team of professionals is dedicated to giving your child the benefits of a fun and stimulating program. By encouraging self-discovery, originality, and individualism, we avoid the competitive atmosphere and encourage each participant to proceed at his/her own pace. Each child's individual needs and personality are respected and nurtured. We emphasize intellectual and character development through: Cooperation, Confidence, Critical Thinking and Compassion.  We offer a range of activities including horseback riding, tennis, swimming, music, and specialty science programs. Our Toddler Center provides childcare programs for ages starting at 3 months ? 3 years (not yet potty trained). The Curiosity Shoppe is licensed by the Department of Education as a private academic school for ages 3 years to Kindergarten. We also offer an afternoon Kindergarten program and after school programs from students K through 6th grade.

McCoole's provides a fine dining experience, for a casual dining budget. Enjoy our made to order menu in a 300 year old inn with history abound. McCoole's has acquired the old

Town & Country Players provides professional-quality shows from April through November in its rustic theatre in Buckingham. Musicals...Comedies...Farces...Dramas...Mysteries... Tragedies... You're going to love the performing arts in Bucks County at Town and Country Players. Free parking. Season tickets and partial season tickets available.

Kinder Works offers Infant/Toddler care, Preschool, Kindergarten, and Summer Camp. With a staff of certified teachers, Kinder Works is fully accredited by the Department of Public Welfare and the Department of Education.  We have a unique building design with specialized classrooms, open space, lots of light and natural colors. Full and Part-time schedules are available.

Kinder Works preschool offers a loving and caring learning environment for Preschoolers and Kindergartners. With a staff of certified teachers, Kinder Works is fully accredited by the Department of Public Welfare and Department of Education. Full and Part-time schedules are available. For summer fun, check out our Camp Kinder Works!

Brewers of distinctive Ales and Lagers. Live entertainment, both local and national acts, and a 'Home Grown Menu'  featuring food sourced from local farms.

School of Rock is the nation?s leader in performance based rock music education. In our interactive music program, we believe the best way to teach music is to play music. We take students from the lesson room to the stage, developing both their confidence and musicianship with programs designed for all skill levels.  The School of Rock teaches guitar, bass, vocals, piano/keyboard drums, and combines weekly private music lessons and group band rehearsals to prepare students to take the stage in front of live audiences in an authentic concert setting. Now enrolling for SUMMER CAMP! School of Rock is the nation?s leader in performance based rock music education. In our interactive music program, we believe the best way to teach music is to play music. We take students from the lesson room to the stage, developing both their confidence and musicianship with programs designed for all skill levels.  The School of Rock teaches guitar, bass, vocals, piano/keyboard drums, and combines weekly private music lessons and group band rehearsals to prepare students to take the stage in front of live audiences in an authentic concert setting. Now enrolling for SUMMER CAMP!

Since opening in 2002, Sellersville Theater has become a vital stop on the East Coast circuit for musicians and comedians. Specializing in an ambitious, eclectic mix of top name artists and great new talent, the delightful venue is renowned for its sound quality and intimate shows. Artists have included Emmylou Harris, Lisa Loeb, The Temptations, Roy Clark, Todd Rungren, Judy Collins and hundreds more. Located just off Route 309 between Montgomeryville and Quakertown, the theater sits next to the Washington House Restaurant, a Bucks County landmark offering casual fine dining.

The Water Wheel Tavern is ready to serve Doylestown once again. This iconic establishment has been given an extensive industrial chic renovation and we are eager to share it with you. Try our delicious new American pub-style menu, 16 Draft Taps and over 30 craft beers. We are also rolling out the red carpet with Live Entertainment on Friday and Saturday Evenings!

You can trust the service and quality that Colagio The Painter provides. Over the past 25 years we have served the greater Philadelphia, Bucks County, Montgomery County and South Jersey areas as a premier residential and commercial painting contractor. In addition to painting, we provide full detailed prep work, dustless sanding, trim work, drywall repair, stucco repair, and pressure washing. We have earned the highest reputation in our industry by providing top-quality craftsmanship on time and on budget.

John's Hauling & Removal is a family owned and operated business that has been serving the community for over 30 years. Whether you just want to get rid of unwanted household items or are a realtor who needs removal for a closing process give us a call. We also load and unload trucks, and do within house rearranging. We are available 7 days a week & you can call us anytime day or night to take away everything from old furniture and appliances to household goods. All items big or small removed from inside or outside of your home.  Some of the specific items we haul and remove include: appliances, sofa beds, hot tubs, wood stoves, lawn tractors, large-screen TVs, satellite dishes, storage sheds, heavy equipment, and more. We serve customers throughout Philadelphia and the Delaware Valley, including Bucks, Montgomery, Chester, Delaware, Berks, Lancaster, and Lehigh Counties. Last minute and emergency services are available. Call today: Quakertown area (215-536-6111); Southampton area (215-357-1244); Collegeville area (610-454-1449); and Paoli area (610-296-0560).

The Courts at Spring Mill Station is your destination for exceptional living in Conshohocken, PA. We offer luxury, pet-friendly one and two-bedroom apartment homes for rent. Designer touches and thoughtful extras, such as chef-inspired kitchens and luxurious soaking tubs, which are sure to add a touch of opulence to your everyday life. Community amenities include: clubroom, fitness center, indoor basketball & volleyball court, yoga & pilates studio, theater, swimming pool, garage parking, and more. Our ideal location, combined with first-rate amenities and modern conveniences, offers you the ideal lifestyle you?ve been searching for.

GYMGUYZ Greater Bucks is # 1 in Home Personal Training specializing in one-on-one fitness, group sessions, and corporate fitness in the comfort of your own home, office, or setting of your choice. GYMGUYZ provides Convenient, Customized, and Creative workouts using vans stocked with state of the art equipment. Our services include weight loss, body sculpting, bodybuilding, weight training, therapeutic/athletic stretch, strength training, senior fitness, obstacle course training, kickboxing, group training, corporate fitness, post & pre-natal exercise, pool workouts, youth and teen fitness training, cardio fitness, professional sports conditioning, nutrition counseling, deep tissue massage, Swedish massage, sports massage therapy, and birthday parties. GYMGUYZ Greater Bucks is # 1 in Home Personal Training specializing in one-on-one fitness, group sessions, and corporate fitness in the comfort of your own home, office, or setting of your choice. GYMGUYZ provides Convenient, Customized, and Creative workouts using vans stocked with state of the art equipment. Our services include weight loss, body sculpting, bodybuilding, weight training, therapeutic/athletic stretch, strength training, senior fitness, obstacle course training, kickboxing, group training, corporate fitness, post & pre-natal exercise, pool workouts, youth and teen fitness training, cardio fitness, professional sports conditioning, nutrition counseling, deep tissue massage, Swedish massage, sports massage therapy, and birthday parties.

Opened in 1974 initiated by parents in the community, LifePath, a non-profit organization, has been providing a variety of community and residential services to individuals of all ages with developmental disabilities in 7 counties in Pennsylvania. LifePath's programs and services are guided by the principal of everyday lives, an environment of respect and dignity and opportunities to make decisions and choices about one's own life. If you are ready to make a difference in the lives of individuals in your community, we have a position for you! EOE

Residential housecleaning, weekly, biweekly, monthly since 1994. Owner operated. We ensure that you get personalized service and workers carefully selected for the reliability and professionalism you deserve. Sweeping Beauty's Guarantee: We will make your home sparkle. We give you the best housecleaning services for your money. We are totally reliable and trustworthy. You must be 100% satisfied. Five-time award winner of the Best in BucksMont, Sweeping Beauty is not a franchise. It is an independent company whose goal is to build a relationship with every one of our clients. Sit back and relax. With quality teams and a flat rate, you can rest assured that your home will be beautiful enough for a Princess. We back our work with our Happily Ever After Guarantee so you can feel confident about our work. Call Sweeping Beauty today for a free in-home estimate. Residential housecleaning, weekly, biweekly, monthly since 1994. Owner operated. We ensure that you get personalized service and workers carefully selected for the reliability and professionalism you deserve. Sweeping Beauty's Guarantee: We will make your home sparkle. We give you the best housecleaning services for your money. We are totally reliable and trustworthy. You must be 100% satisfied. Five-time award winner of the Best in BucksMont, Sweeping Beauty is not a franchise. It is an independent company whose goal is to build a relationship with every one of our clients. Sit back and relax. With quality teams and a flat rate, you can rest assured that your home will be beautiful enough for a Princess. We back our work with our Happily Ever After Guarantee so you can feel confident about our work. Call Sweeping Beauty today for a free in-home estimate.

The Doylestown Rock Gym & Adventure Center is the premiere indoor rock climbing gym and adventure facility in the north Philadelphia and Bucks County areas.  Offering over 12,000 square feet of indoor rock climbing, the facility is suitable for rock climbers of all ages and abilities.  You can also find a variety of services such as birthday parties, climbing lessons, summer camps, teambuilding programs, OUTDOOR climbing trips and much more.

Froehlich?s Farm and Garden Center is a fourth generation, family owned and operated business that has been serving Bucks County since 1942.  As a seasonal business, Froehlich?s Farm has something great to offer for every time of year. From spring planters, hanging baskets, landscape design, a full stocked nursery yard, and vegetable gardens to fall and holiday decorating, plants and gifts, Froehlich?s Farm provides all your seasonal needs.  Yearly events include our Fall Festival, Pick Your Own Pumpkins, Birthday Parties, Group Events and Visits with Santa.  Stop in today to become part of the family tradition!

Mercedes-Benz of Princeton is a family owned and operated exclusive Mercedes-Benz dealership located in the Lawrenceville / Princeton NJ area serving Central New Jersey, Lehigh Valley and the Bucks County & Philadelphia region. We have been providing the community with a friendly automotive experience since 1983. We comprise the most competitive lease & purchase options and a 22 Bay Service Department with MBUSA trained technicians to help serve you & your Mercedes-Benz. We continue to provide our clients with quality customer service in sales, service, and customer relations, striving to meet every luxury car driver's unique needs in each and every department.

Shady Brook Farm is a 4th generation run family business boasting a large farm market, HUGE garden center, and busy pick-your-own operation. Throughout the year Shady Brook hosts seasonal festivals and events, Fall Fest, and the spectacular Holiday Light Show. Our Nursery stocks hundreds of trees, shrubs, annuals, perennials, herbs, seasonal favorites and more. The Garden Center has everything you need to create a beautiful landscape including mulch, soil, stone, seed, fertilizer, tools and expert staff to answer all your questions. In addition, our partner PLANT is a design and build company that can help give you the landscape of your dreams. Come see all that Shady Brook Farm has to offer.

Serving Bucks County since 1984

Big Oak is a family owned heating oil company delivering high quality #2 heating oil to all of Lower Bucks County at a discounted price.  We are here to serve our communities with the warmth and peace of mind they need. We value the relationships we have with people in the community, working side by side with customers as our neighbors and friends. This personal touch has allowed us to gain the loyalty of many long-standing customers. Our trucks are calibrated by the state to ensure our customers get what they pay for.  Our prices are consistently the lowest in Bucks County. You can feel comfort knowing that through the harsh winter months you will always have someone to answer your telephone calls 7 days a week. Our heating oil deliveries are prompt, even through the worst weather conditions, and our friendly staff makes every customer?s need their priority.

Select Living Managment, Inc. is one of the oldest full-service residential property management companies in Bucks and Montgomery Counties. We have been in business for over 25 years. We manage over 250 properties for real estate investors. The inventory of properties includes single family homes, town homes, condominiums, apartment buildings, carriage houses, and efficiencies.

Selecting an insurance agent should be as critical as choosing a doctor. You're looking out for someone who's looking out for you. With more than 75 years of experience, Pennjerdel has its eyes wide open, always seeking and finding the best coverage to suit all your insurance needs. From business to home, life to liability, Pennjerdel is a full-service insurance broker.

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