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Happening in Sports Spotlights brought to you by Ventresca Ltd.: Langhorne’s Ryan Arcidiacono

Villanova junior guard Ryan Arcidiacono, of Langhorne, is  launching into the new season, placing second in scoring for the team’s season-opening win over Lehigh on November 14th at the PPL Center in Allentown. After trailing 48 to 43 with less than 15 minutes left to play, the Wildcats pulled away from the Mountain Hawks in the final 10 minutes of the second […]

76ers Flight Team Freestyle Movement Clinic with RJ Burrell

76ers Flight Team Freestyle Movement Clinic with RJ Burrell

Do your kids want to fly high? Well, the NAC is now offering the perfect activity! While the community recognizes Rock Starz at the NAC Sports Training Center for their award-winning cheerleading programs, this November they will be offering a new type of programming- Freestyle Movement. While open to both boys and girls, Freestyle Movement is a predominantly male sport.  The Seminar […]

One Day Sale! Wilson/DeMarini Day

One Day Sale! Wilson/DeMarini Day

What: The Wilson/DeMarini Baseball and Softball 2014-2015 Day.  Test out their new 2015 bats, gloves, batting gloves, catching gear, apparel, uniforms, before buying them for the upcoming season!  All items will be available for purchase through Big Leagues Academy. Why: Through a close partnership with Wilson, the NAC is able to offer an exclusive “One Day Sale”. […]

4 Great Lower Bucks Locations for Beer, Wings, and Football

4 Great Lower Bucks Locations for Beer, Wings, and Football

The idea of the Buffalo wing started years ago at the famed Anchor Bar in Buffalo New York. Late at night, after the bars had closed, the owners daughter’s friends would come into the anchor bar dying for some delicious late-night food. One night her mother decided to fry the odds and ends of the […]

Carlucci’s Makes Game Day Delicious

Carlucci’s Makes Game Day Delicious

by Erin McNelis Whether your team won or lost last Sunday, it’s great that football season has arrived again. The sounds and sights of the game, and the hint of fall in the air provide the perfect excuse to have a get together. You don’t want to spend game day in the kitchen. Lucky for […]

The American Ninja Warrior Competition is a Family Affair for the Galiczynski Brothers from Ivyland

The American Ninja Warrior Competition is a Family Affair for the Galiczynski Brothers from Ivyland

by Lauren Rooney Dan and Sean Galiczynski have been active all their lives. In fact it runs in their blood; Sean explains, “My Mother and Father actually first met when they won separate awards from PAL (Police Athletic League). My mom was a soccer and softball player while my dad excelled mostly in football and […]

Sensei Rosanelli practices Escrima stick form with student, Josh DeFrancisco

Happening Spotlight: Happy 10th Anniversary to Maximum Impact Karate

Maximum Impact Karate, a Happening List award-winning martial arts school educating hundreds of students, will celebrate ten years of success this September. In 2004, Sensei Tim Rosanelli and his wife, Sensei Ester Sabidussi, started the school in a small church hall in Dublin, PA with only 30 students. The dojo now has almost 200 students […]

Registration Now Open for Covered Bridges Bike Ride

Registration Now Open for Covered Bridges Bike Ride

The Central Bucks Bicycle Club’s Annual Covered Bridges Ride will be held Sunday, October 19, 2014 (rain or shine). Choose from five gorgeous rides: flat, family-friendly 20 and 30 mile rides or challenging, hilly 33, 50 or 63 mile rides. Enjoy Bucks County’s beautiful fall colors, scenic roads and historic bridges. Rides start and end at […]

Happening Young Women: Xplosion Takes Home 3rd Consecutive Region I Title

Happening Young Women: Xplosion Takes Home 3rd Consecutive Region I Title

The World Cup championship games are still fresh in everyone’s mind, it’s not hard to have soccer fever.  Soccer is a great way for kids, and adults, to stay fit and stay social. Bucks County has great options for aspiring soccer players such as the Yardley Makefield soccer teams.  According to their website “Yardley Makefield […]

Happening Heroes: NOVA’s No Bullying Run

Happening Heroes: NOVA’s No Bullying Run

  Every day, an average of 160,000 American children miss school out of a fear of bullying. – The National Education Association. NOVA’s upcoming No Bullying Run aims to raise community awareness on the dangers and prevalence of bullying. Proceeds will go towards NOVA’s Prevention Education initiatives to implement bullying prevention and intervention programs in […]

NBA Training Arrives at the NAC

NBA Training Arrives at the NAC

The Newtown Athletic Club is implementing a brand new basketball training program called Dime Pro, an already established basketball performance training program designed to craft strength, speed and mobility to take an athlete to their highest level of performance.  Dime Pro offers a calculated program designed to prepare collegiate athletes, hopeful professionals for overseas and […]

Happening Hero: Special Needs Teen to Play With Harlem Globetrotters

Happening Hero: Special Needs Teen to Play With Harlem Globetrotters

By Kara Seymour A Bensalem teen’s recent ascent to stardom will put him among the ranks of basketball great Wilt Chamberlain. Kevin Grow, a high school senior with down syndrome, has become a local legend in a few short weeks. Grow, who has been the Bensalem High School basketball team’s manager for four years, was given a […]

It’s a Bird, It’s a Plane, It’s a Yogi

It’s a Bird, It’s a Plane, It’s a Yogi

By Kara Seymour Invigorating. That’s Steffanie Anderson’s word of choice to describe the latest fitness trend that is sweeping Bucks County. It’s called aerial yoga and the name describes it quite well: it’s yoga practiced in the air, while suspended from from a hammock.  The silk hammocks, which hold up to 250 pounds, are rigged […]

Happening Hero: Chris Creveling Wins a Silver Medal in Sochi

Happening Hero: Chris Creveling Wins a Silver Medal in Sochi

Jamie Greubel isn’t the only local bringing back a medal from the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi! Chris Creveling of Kintnersville, along with his short track teammates - J.R. Celski, Eddy Alvarez and Jordan Malone -rose above an enormous amount of pressure. In the final speedskating race of the 2014 Games, the U.S. had yet to medal. In an […]

Happening Hero: Jamie Greubel Wins Olympic Bronze

Happening Hero: Jamie Greubel Wins Olympic Bronze

  A big congratulations to Newtown’s Jamie Greubel who is bringing home an Olympic bronze medal from Sochi for the two-men Bobsled competition. In what turned out to be an incredibly close series of four races, Greubel and her brakeman, Aja Evansonly, were only 9/10 of a second away from taking gold.