May 14, 2016 |
William Diamond, 97, of Langhorne, a master cabinetmaker, died Thursday, May 5, of congestive heart failure at Abramson Center for Jewish Life in North Wales. His death came eight days after he and his wife, Ruth "Teddy" Diamond, celebrated their 75th wedding anniversary. Mr. Diamond spent his career handcrafting reproductions of 18th-century British and American furniture for display in homes and museums. He also produced pews and pulpits for churches and synagogues before retiring in 2004.
March 11, 2016 |
Leonard B. Segal took an unusual road to becoming a surgeon, daughter Nina said. He repaired cars to help pay for the tuition. He was the first in his family to go to college, she said, and then "put himself through medical school. " "He worked as a car mechanic" and "spent summers in the Catskills and Atlantic City" as a waiter. For decades, she said, fixing cars was "one of the things he loved. " On Tuesday, March 8, Dr. Segal, 84, of Cherry Hill, general surgery chair at the former Delaware Valley Medical Center in Langhorne from 1980 to 1988, died at home of complications from a blood disease.
January 28, 2016 |
United Capital Financial Advisers, of Newport Beach, Calif., has acquired Harvest Group Financial Services, of Langhorne. Harvest Group Financial was founded in 1994 by Rosemary Caligiuri. This is the second acquisition in the Greater Philadelphia region for United Capital, which acquired Vantage Point Advisors in Lower Gwynedd. Terms of the latest deal weren't disclosed. However, United Capital Financial Advisers said in a statement that the firm had acquired two financial advisors, Harvest Group and Bedrock, of Los Altos, Calif., with a combined total of $370 million in client assets.
October 21, 2015 |
Crews on Monday afternoon still were streaming water onto the smoldering ruins of the main building of the Lulu Country Club - heavily damaged in a weekend fire - when Upper Dublin Township Fire Marshal Tim Schuck emerged from the charred structure carrying the organization's 103-year-old charter. The wooden frame had a fine layer of soot, and its Plexiglas covering was slightly bowed from the intense heat, but the oversize document with the faded signatures of the club's original members and court officials was preserved.
August 14, 2015 |
WHEN MORE THAN 1,500 priests and deacons descend from Pope Francis' altar on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway next month to distribute Communion, some of the wafers they carry will have been made by the Poor Clares, a group of cloistered nuns in Langhorne who've been baking altar breads for 98 years. "You never think: 'Who produces these things? Where do they get them?' They just appear magically," says Sister Anne. "So it's a very humble way to participate, which is part of our life, to sort of be hidden.
August 6, 2015 |
Erich A. Everts-Suarez Sr., 89, of Cinnaminson, who retired in 1991 as chief of pathology at St. Mary Medical Center in Langhorne, died of cardiac arrest on Sunday, Aug. 2, at home. Born in Aibonito, Puerto Rico, Dr. Everts studied at the University of Puerto Rico and graduated from Jefferson Medical College in 1950 with the highest marks. He served as an Army physician at the former Armed Forces Institute of Pathology in Washington from 1957 to 1959. Dr. Everts returned to the Philadelphia region to serve as chief of pathology at St. Mary Hospital when it was in Fishtown and then established the pathology department when it opened in Langhorne.
June 6, 2015 |
Chances are you've heard the Kidz Bop Kids , perennial Billboard toppers singing cleaned-up versions of pop hits . The latest edition of the preteen prefab pop stars helps Sesame Place celebrate its 35th anniversary when the quartet bring the "Make Some Noise" tour to the Langhorne theme park. Don't forget to say hello to Elmo. He rocks, too. 11:30 a.m., 4:30 p.m., and 6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, at Sesame Place, Route 1 and Oxford Valley Road, Langhorne. Tickets: Free with park admission of Adult (ages 10 & Up)
June 1, 2015 |
One in a continuing series spotlighting real estate markets in the region's communities. To make sure you know where we are, this is the Middletown with several Levittown neighborhoods in its southern half. The portion of the township that has Langhorne as its mailing address is home to Oxford Valley Mall and Big Bird, Grover, Elmo, Bert and Ernie, et al, at Sesame Place. Middletown Township, Bucks County, as opposed to the Middletown Township in Delaware County. This Middletown "is an interesting township for real estate," says Martin Millner, an agent with Coldwell Banker Hearthside in neighboring Yardley.
July 2, 2014 |
Loretta Luff had taken a break from her Sunday wash when she sat down at her living room desk, and began checking e-mail and playing spider solitaire on her laptop. The Braves were beating the Phillies on the TV behind her, and her toy poodles, Marie and Gigi, rested nearby. Then, said Luff, 72, her Dell Inspiron exploded, spraying battery acid and computer parts all over her and the carpet, as far as eight feet behind her. "The computer blew back, and everything else came toward me," Luff said Monday.
May 29, 2014 |
Hello there Sue had 58 years of memories in the Lower Makefield home where she and her late husband, Fred, raised their four children, but by 2012, it mostly felt really big and really empty. "I felt I had to get someplace where there were people," she said. Yet on the day she moved into her new apartment at Attleboro, a Langhorne retirement village, she wondered if she'd made a mistake. Then she saw someone familiar in the large corridor everyone calls Main Street. "Bob!"