Sports

3 Bucks Olympians to Watch in Sochi 2014

3 Bucks Olympians to Watch in Sochi 2014

The 2014 Winter Games are just around the corner, kicking off with opening ceremonies on February 7th. Just as we saw recently with the 2012 Summer Games, several olympians call Bucks County home. Keep your eye on these locals competing on the world stage in Sochi:   Jamie Greubal Event: U.S. Women’s Bobsled Team Hometown: Newtown […]

Super “Puppy Bowl” Comes to Doylestown

Super “Puppy Bowl” Comes to Doylestown

What: Super “Puppy Bowl” featuring the Bucks County Barkos, D’Town Seahounds, Furry-Niners and Pawtriots. Halftime entertainment will be provided by 10-week-old rescued puppy mascots from Lulu’s Rescue. Refreshments for dogs and their owners will be served including dog-friendly treats and stadium favorites for people including hot dogs, snacks, cake and drinks. When: Monday, January 27, 1 p.m. […]

NAC Opens Doors to Community for free Zumba day

NAC Opens Doors to Community for free Zumba day

To start off the New Year, the Newtown Athletic Club will open its doors to the community FREE of charge to see what everyone loves about the dance fitness craze. Zumba sessions are typically an hour long and are taught by licensed instructors. The exercises include music with world class Latin rhythms, as well as […]

Winter Solstice Celebration at the Newtown Athletic Club

Winter Solstice Celebration at the Newtown Athletic Club

On December 21, 2014, yoga studios everywhere will celebrate the Winter Solstice, gathering on the shortest day of the year to welcome back the light and set high intentions for the New Year, typically with 108 sun salutations. Each year, the Newtown Athletic Club’s Mind/Body program (which includes all Pilates and Yoga classes that the […]

The Kuepper Family

Is Caring Enough? A Local Family’s Journey with Autism

by Lynda Dell They say that necessity is the mother of invention. Well, it was for the Keupper family, when their two-year-old, Michael, was diagnosed with autism. Linda and Frank Kuepper have literally been running after help for their son and others like him. They founded the Autism Cares Foundation to provide a fun, safe, […]

Phillies World Series Championship Anniversary

Phillies World Series Championship Anniversary

Can you believe it’s been 5 years since our Fightin’ Phils celebrated a World Championship? Well, for one day Phillies fans will be able to relive that magical night from 2008 when the baseball Gods smiled, and gave us the biggest celebration most will ever remember.   On Tuesday October 29th , 2013 (5 years […]

Cycling Amongst the “Falling of the Leaves”

Cycling Amongst the “Falling of the Leaves”

by David Goodyear It is hard not to feel mournful for the passing of Summer’s warmth and blue skies. The sweet smell of grass and the verdant fields full of growing plants and crops soon grow distant in the rear view mirror called time. Autumn signals the arrival of grey skies, cooler temperatures and a […]

Photo by David Goodyear

Thompson Bucks County Classic: Through the eyes of a local cycling enthusiast

By David Goodyear The day dawns clear and promising as the sun stretches to crest the tree line overlooking the placid Delaware River in New Hope, PA. Time begins to slow as what was previously the main street of New Hope is transformed into the final stop of the prestigious UCI America Tour and the […]

Keeping Active After Summer

Keeping Active After Summer

Summer is that time of year where being active, playing sports, and exercising seems to just come naturally. However, we know that once the cooler weather hits, so does our desire to stay indoors and maybe catch up on some indoor reading or TV watching. We’ve put together this list of ways to stay active […]

Kids Rule: NAC Kid’s Triathlon

Kids Rule: NAC Kid’s Triathlon

This August, the Kid’s Tri is back by popular demand!   After a super successful debut event last summer, the Newtown Athletic Club is bring back the Kids Triathlon. When: Wednesday, August 7, 2013 at 6pm Where: Newtown Athletic Club, 120 Pheasant Run, Newtown, PA 18940 Why: In addition to an awesome way to spend the […]

Calling all Cyclists: Covered Bridges Bicycle Ride Registration Now Open

Calling all Cyclists: Covered Bridges Bicycle Ride Registration Now Open

Bucks County is full of biking enthusiasts and while they keep busy exploring the gorgeous grounds of Bucks throughout the year, there is one day that stands apart from the rest- the Covered Bridge Bicycle Ride! Fall is one of the most beautiful times of year to enjoy Bucks County and the covered bridge tour […]

The World’s Largest Swimming Lesson Comes to Bucks

The World’s Largest Swimming Lesson Comes to Bucks

Local children and their families will participate in The World’s Largest Swimming Lesson™ on  June 18, 2013 at the Newtown Athletic Club, the official host site for the global event. Jill Ritts, of Newtown, bereaved mother of a child drowning victim, will be on site distributing drowning prevention public education materials developed by the U.S. Consumer Product […]

Photo Recap: Cornerstone 5K raises $15K!

Photo Recap: Cornerstone 5K raises $15K!

Representatives from the Cornerstone Clubs recently presented a check for $15,416.23 to The Friends of The Heart Institute of Doylestown Hospital to help further enhance the high-quality cardiac care that is provided to our community. Funds were raised during the recent 5K race hosted by Cornerstone Clubs. With 494 runners and more than 50 walkers […]

Coming to PA this May: The Pro Gymnastics Challenge

Coming to PA this May: The Pro Gymnastics Challenge

Lehigh University’s Stabler Arena will be the first stop of a truly unique international sporting event in 2013, the first Pro Gymnastics Challenge, happening on May 10th and 11th. The event, which will feature some of the greatest current and future male and female gymnasts, will be held in a USA vs. The World team […]

Win 2 tickets to the Pro Gymnastics Challenge!

Win 2 tickets to the Pro Gymnastics Challenge!

You could win 2 FREE tickets to one of the biggest gymnastics events of the year- the Pro Gymastics Challenge, featuring Olympic and world-renowned gymnast in a thrilling battle.  PGC is a skill-for-skill competition with teams consisting of both men and women squaring off against each other for true athletic supremacy. PGC athletes will deliver a […]