A Focus on Levittown PA

How We Voted

**Originally published in the Lower Bucks Reader. Written by Kevin Deeny.** How We Voted We are a people with different concepts of where we are now and where we would like to be in the future. The election process in… Continue Reading →

When I Am Ten

“When I am ten, I will run fast and climb big trees.” -Noah, 2016 Some nights my wife and I help get our grandkids settled and into bed when our son-in-law works nights as an ER nurse. After teeth are… Continue Reading →

For Marsha: Dedicated to a Levittown Teacher

*An original work presented as a Christmas gift to my wife years ago.* Amid the laughter and anticipation of the approaching holiday party, one boy was quieter  than the others and a little uneasy when his classmates talked about exchanging… Continue Reading →

Remembering the Global 2000 Report

**This piece has been modified from the version previously published in the Levittown Leader.** Does anyone remember the Global 2000 Report?  Perhaps you know of it by a different name – the Doomsday Report. Living in Levittown in the late… Continue Reading →

Wedded Blitz

Several years ago I arranged to send flowers to my wife at work on our anniversary. After picking the arrangement, I dictated the message for the card to the salesperson at the counter and she assured me they would be… Continue Reading →

Personal Essay: PONDERING

Not too long ago I had a client call me and ask if I had any comments on the email he sent. He sent it five minutes before he called and wondered why I hadn’t commented yet. I laughed. And… Continue Reading →

The Magic of a Movie-Going Experience in Levittown: Then and Now

I love movies. I have since I was a kid. I remember at a young age going to the drive-in theater on Rte 1 with my parents in a car packed full of kids. We had a lot of kids… Continue Reading →

Personal Essay: MORNING PRAYERS

*This piece was previously published in the Levittown Leader.* My wife and I had the chance to visit The Wilds, which is a wildlife conservation and safari-type park near Zanesville, Ohio. The conservation park, which is affiliated with the Columbus… Continue Reading →

The Parking Lot Index

Everybody has their own sense about how the economy is working. I admit to being confused about the many talking head interpretations I hear on the news. The crazy up and down roller coaster stock market defies any logic I… Continue Reading →

Where Did Levittown Go?

*This piece by Kevin Deeny has been updated from its original publication in the Levittown Leader.* Levittown, Pennsylvania has always had an identity problem. It is as Dianne Harris notes in her book “The Second Suburb: Levittown, PA”, that our… Continue Reading →

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