The power of nostalgia

Dig out your denim jackets and Rubik’s Cubes and travel back in time at the Nostalgia Fest Philly. By Tom Waring Eric Cohen was born in 1980 and just turned 37, and he considers himself fortunate to have grown up during the 1980s and ‘90s. “Everybody loved the ‘80s and ‘90s,” he said. “I don’t…

Local melodies

The Bucks County Music Educators Association’s annual music festival will take place next week at Bensalem High School.   By Jillian Santacroce Students across the county in seventh through 12th grade have been preparing for the Bucks County Music Educators Association’s annual music festival since the November 2016 and January 2017 blind auditions. This year’s…

Bensalem Council opposes proposed Royal Farms site

By Timothy Reilly In the past year, Royal Farms has made a bold push to establish itself in the Delaware Valley. The convenience store and gas station chain, which originated in Baltimore, has sought to encroach on terrain long held by Wawa. If the Bensalem Township Council has its way, Royal Farms’ momentum in the…

From Fantasy to Reality

Two young adult fiction authors discuss their paths to literary success When Susan Dennard and Elise Kova arrive at the Neshaminy Mall on Wednesday, they’ll have taken decidedly different routes to get there. Both are authors with fantasy and young adult books that have been nationally recognized. Dennard’s Windwitch and Truthwitch novels claimed spots on…