What's in The News Philadelphia & Bucks County

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What's in The News Philadelphia & Bucks County

I was born and raised in NE Philadelphia . For those of you who live or lived there I went to Olney Elementary School and then to Olney High School. I was an Art major and went to work for a Philadelphia Center City embroidery company  named Mortiz near the Inquire building  There I made the small samples that were approved and then when to the other artists who made them into larger scales for the machines . They made jackets emblems for school teams and sports teams .They even made hats for the VFW .There were many items made at this company too many to remember . They are no longer located there and I no longer do art work except as a hobby 

 

I raised my children in Bensalem Pa . It boarders NE Philadelphia and this is where I sell Real Estate . In Philadelphia and Bucks County for the last thirty years . I consider myself very lucky as I love what I do . I love selling and listing Real Estate . I have made many friends in this business .

 

My first Real Estate Broker would laugh and say Hannah you will learn .I would look at him puzzled . You will learn who to deal with and who not too but it will take time . Lesson learned . He always made me pay if I made a mistake small or big .He said I would never make it again and he was right .I learned to dot my I's and cross my T's. Today the computer does it all but even a computer makes mistakes and you have to read it over and make sure everything is done right no rushing .How many times do you buy a house

 

Enough of this let's get to the news .Clean water is an important issue these days and something we should be all concerned about .  We can not live without water . What is in the water you drink ? What about when you bath and wash your clothes . When you boil your water for that favorite pasta dish The water you children go swimming in  .  I am hearing more and more about people finding bad chemicals in their water . Many do not find out until harm is done .Great harm I may add .

 

Here is an article about PFOA & PFOS found in well water in Bucks County by the Military Please read

Navy response to tainted water around military facilities appears to have been delayed
In response to mounting concerns over well water contamination in communities around three area military facilities, Pennsylvania congressmen Mike Fitzpatrick (R-8th), Patrick Meehan (R-7th) and Brendan Boyle (D-13th) sent a letter to the Navy demanding answers about the government’s knowledge of the water issues. The letter followed an investigative report by the Bucks County Courier Times that disclosed apparent time gaps between the initial detection of perfluorinated compounds on or near the former and current military bases in Bucks and Montgomery counties and notification of nearby residents and public water authorities. The chemical compounds PFOS and PFOA have been found in nearly 100 public and private water wells in Warminster and Warrington in Bucks County and in Horsham, Montgomery County. The Navy and National Guard Bureau have taken responsibility for the contamination, as the chemicals were present in firefighting foams and other materials used for decades at the three bases, and have paid to connect homeowners to public water and to cleanse public wells.
Source: Bucks County Courier Times; 3/9/2016

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Thank you Bucks County Courier Times for your great investigating reporting on these issues . Where would we be without clean water . We think these things happen in other places not in our own back yards .

I found this through the Voters Voice . Important issues that are happening in our communities . You have a voice . Make sure it is heard . These are really important issues in my humble opinion

 

 

 

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Good morning Hannah. It's sad that there are so many situations having to do with bad water. Nice job with your report.

Mar 17, 2016 10:54 PM #7
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Endre Barath, Jr.  Who really knows the dangers of water contamination . This was well water that I believe was cleaned but the question is how long did they know of the contamination and potential dangers .  Thanks for the good wishes  I am starting to feel better . Horrid bug .The weather here is like a see saw  . 75-80 degrees  for a few days then down to 35 -45 for a few more  days .  Drastic weather changes  today mid 60's  Sunday snow is predicted

Thank you for your comment

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Mar 18, 2016 12:12 AM #8
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Praful Thakkar  Your opinion is so important to me .I am so pleased you like it No one seems to mention it

TeamCHI - Complete Home Inspections, Inc.  That may work for drinking water but what about  bathing and watering plants . Have these chemicals seeped into the ground  .

Roger D. Mucci  i am so excited you think so . I have been putting it on Facebook  with other similiar videos  .I am not sure anyone is watching them .

Thank you so much for your comments  & watching my video

Hannah

 

 

Mar 18, 2016 12:25 AM #9
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Gabe Sanders It may be one of the reasons we are seeing many Porpoise dying  one of these chemicals may have an effect on them . Keeping our waters clean is so important

Sheila Anderson  My cousin Susan Schafer went to Leeds and so did many of my friends .As they say it is a small world after all 

Joe Petrowsky Sad indeed for a country as great as ours . You think of these things happening in third word countries .Not in your own back yard

Thank you for taking the time to comment

Hannah

Mar 18, 2016 12:46 AM #10
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Hi Hannah, I find this blog to mean even more to me because my Dad was born and raised in Philadelphia. In an area he spoke fondly of that i snow not the same. It is called Strawberry Mansion. He lived there in the 1920's and 30s.

Mar 18, 2016 02:49 AM #11
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Your past life as an artist sounds like fun....I think that's something I would enjoy!

Mar 18, 2016 03:08 AM #12
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Hannah,

It was a delight to read about your life.  Sorry to hear about your water, and I hope they get resolved sooner than later.  A

Mar 18, 2016 04:21 AM #13
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Noah Seidenberg  My cousin Susan lived there until she was 5 or 6 and then moved to an area called MT Airy it is west of where I live  I would refer the listing or buyer don't really know the area and would most likely get lost .

Sharon Tara  It was fun back then but I love Real Estate

Ron and Alexandra Seigel  The water problem is not just here and I believe it was taken care of  . The question is how long were they aware of what they were doing .  The purity of our water is becoming a national issue It is being discovered in towns and cities all over our great country

Thank you all for taking the time to comment

Hannah

Mar 18, 2016 09:17 AM #14
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Hannah what is one of the most precious commodities we have, and yet we take it for granted.  That is until we do not have it, and then it maybe to late to protect it.

Mar 18, 2016 12:37 PM #15
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Being an artist is such a talent Hannah. What a gift...And, your video is tops once again!

Mar 18, 2016 11:39 PM #16
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Mary Yonkers
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Hello Hannah Williams Seems like eons since we conversed. Work, vacations, colds,water issues ... Hello again.  

Mar 19, 2016 08:08 AM #17
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George Souto  brilliant statement

Lawrence "Larry" & Sheila Agranoff. Call 631-805-4400 (c)   I am so happy you took the time to watch the video  and enjoyed it

Mary Yonkers  I have been under the weather  can't seem to kick it .Sleep and rest  ..

Thank you so much for your comments

Hannah

Mar 20, 2016 04:56 AM #18
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Hannah Williams Rest & fluids, soon you will back to your old self as I will, too.  Still have laryngitis

Mar 20, 2016 05:01 AM #19
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Hello Hannah ...

Sad about the water and I hope they can fix the problem soon!

Mar 20, 2016 05:37 AM #20
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Mary Yonkers  feel better it is this crazy weather over 2 weeks for me horrid headaches too  showed condos on Friday paying for it now

Robert 'VEGAS BOB' Swetz  I believe they fixed the problem . They want answers to how long they knew what they were doing . This is a nation wide problem that is being ignored .

Thank you for your input greatly appreciated

Hannah

Mar 20, 2016 05:44 AM #21
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Hi, Hannah...nice job on the video. Yes social media is important and so is doing video. You've got both. Nice work. 

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Hi Hannah --- it's a shame to read that water concerns are an issue in our country.   This is something that seems to be so basic.

As others have commented, it's nice to learn more about you and your life before real estate.  You really have a long connection to your hometown.  

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Debbie Laity I have enjoyed doing the video . Each one is a surprise  I never know how they will look until they are finished .I have been pleased with the outcome.

Hello  Michael Jacobs  we do take clean water for granted in this country . We also think if we put a purifier on the spigot all is well -NOT

Glad you enjoyed getting to know me section at the beginning of the post

Thank you both for taking the time to comment

Hannah

Mar 25, 2016 01:49 AM #24
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This video is my fav so far Hannah Williams 

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I am glad you liked it Mary Yonkers your opinion is very important to me

Thank you for taking the time to comment

Hannah

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