The Centurion

Homelessness still a problem in Bucks

DEBBIE HENRY

April 12, 2009

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When 45-year-old Brian Kelly was found dead of probable hypothermia in his tarp shack in Bristol Township early last month, many were no doubt shocked by the news. However, in reality, the only thing noteworthy about the story...

Operating hours reduced for Oxford Valley Mall

KRISTEN WALSH

April 12, 2009

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In the past year, malls have been looking slightly less packed. Aside from being used as a Friday night babysitting replacement for young teens, malls across America have lost some major appeal due to tighter budgets. The Oxford...

Recollecting the Great Depression

JOANNA SCHLICHER

April 12, 2009

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The state of the economy is no secret-it's discouraging at best. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the unemployment rate is 8 percent and rising. People are losing their homes or struggling to put food on the table,...

Free tuition program can be lifesaver

Christopher Johnson

April 12, 2009

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When Bucks threw a lifeline this winter to workers tossed from their jobs into the stormy seas of the economic downturn, Wendy Nieman and Kathleen Hart were among the hundreds who grabbed on and held tight. Nieman, Hart, and the many...

He blogged about his hunt for a job

CARLWAXMONSKY

April 12, 2009

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Mike Dyszel's determination, humor, and faith in himself landed him his current job at Enterprise Rent-A-Car. Dyszel, 23, of Bristol Borough, has always been one to strive higher and achieve. He earned a Bachelor's degree in Business Management...

Ghosts aplenty here

JAMIE MELGOZA

October 26, 2008

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We have all experienced the feeling of fear-the kind that starts at the base of your stomach, slowly creeping its way up to your throat, leaving a trail of goose bumps along its path until finally jumping out of your throat in the...

Bucks celebrates

ERIC NOCITO

October 26, 2008

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With only a few days before Halloween, plans are already in motion for Bucks students to celebrate the holiday. When students on campus were asked what they were doing or wearing for Halloween, most seemed to know the answer already. "I'm...

Halloween history in the making

ELIZABETH MESSINA

October 26, 2008

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Halloween began 2,000 years ago as the Celtic festival called Samhain or "summer's end." The Celtic New Year was on Nov. 1, marking the end of the harvest and the beginning of the winter. The Celts believed that on the eve of...

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