Perkasie, PA: What do Hines Ward, Katherine Heigl, and Valerie Harper have in common? They have all joined actress Arlene Dahl-Rosen on the Honorary Board of Pearl S. Buck International in support of the organization’s mission to provide a better life for disadvantaged children worldwide through sponsorship programs and international adoption.
Hines Ward, wide receiver [...]
Let’s Do the Time Warp Again
Rocky Horror is now showing at the Bucks County Playhouse
Transylvanians, transvestites and formerly sane persons singing, dancing and being naughty—that’s The Rocky Horror Picture Show. Richard O’Brien’s immortal Rock ‘n’ Roll musical is playing now through Halloween at the iconic Bucks County Playhouse in New Hope. Join Brad, Janet and [...]
It’s not easy to become a “has-been” by age twelve; it means you need to start very young (like at age three), work in a particularly unforgiving business (like acting and modeling), and you have to achieve instant success (like appearing in 40 commercials and countless print advertisements). It’s quite an [...]
The Bucks County Audubon Society (BCAS) was recently awarded a generous grant of $20,000 from a local foundation that will enable the Society to expand its environmental education program to reach schools that have been financially unable to fund field trips.
The Honey Hollow Environmental Education Center operated by BCAS has, for more than 40 years, [...]
Portion control with regard to food seems simple enough—eat only what your body needs and keep caloric intake in mind. Why, then, do so many of us struggle with this principle? And why, with all we know about health, do we still occasionally find ourselves replying “yes” to that taunting question: [...]
Have you seen the new fall fashions? The colors are rich plums, deep jewel tones, and shades of a military green. Designers seem to have taken into account all shapes, sizes, and complexions this year. Is it their way of telling us all to revamp our current collections? I find that [...]
It’s a little spot of heaven in Solebury Township that opens your spirit and offers something for everyone—environmentalists, photographers, gardeners, birders, land preservationists, kids of all ages, educators, water and soil scientists, wildlife conservationists, hikers, and naturalists of every ilk. And even if you’re a determined city slicker, its beauty [...]
Composting is becoming more and more popular. It is happening all over Bucks County, and fall is a great time for you to start. While you’re raking up those autumn leaves, think about how much they could help your spring vegetable garden. It takes more than just leaves to make good [...]
I have recently joined the ranks of “the mature.” The point was hammered home (a bit reluctantly) a few weeks ago—I received a membership request from AARP. My mother tells me that moving into my fifties is really a mark of distinction. She is of the firm belief that “Older Americans command more authority and [...]
Ask Materese Roche a question about her painting, and you’ll get a thoughtful but sure answer—there are no “I don’t knows” from her. And no matter what your query, at some point, she will give credit to her classical training and the vast freedom its discipline allows her to experience at her [...]