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Lisa Bouchelle interviews bandmates, music lovers about the late Levittown artist By Samantha Bambino The Times
Since its inception in 2014, the Danny DeGennaro Foundation has worked tirelessly to keep alive the legacy of its namesake - the acclaimed Levittown musician who was murdered in his home on Dec. 28, 2011. Over the years, the nonprofit organization has grown exponentially. It awards annual scholarships to up-and-coming artists at Bucks SOURCE: THERESA KATALINAS County Community College; hosts a slew Music memories: Singer/songwriter Lisa Bouchelle interviews Ronnie Garrison, of The of fundraising concerts (pre-COVID); and, Excaliburs, on the new video series “Danny’s Creative House.” The series was launched by the under its new DDF Jam Publishing LLC and Danny DeGennaro Foundation in memory of the late Levittown musician. Danny DeGennaro Foundation Record Label, signs aspiring creatives. All the while, it introby singer/songwriter Lisa Bouchelle. After appearing in numerous duces DeGennaro’s music to the next generation. benefit concerts for the foundation and playing alongside scholarship Recently, the foundation launched its next initiative to ensure winners, Bouchelle was thrilled to assist in its latest endeavor. DeGennaro isn’t forgotten anytime soon. On Feb. 21 - what would’ve “It’s just a really great organization. So, when they called me, I was been DeGennaro’s 66th birthday - the first episode of “Danny’s like, ‘Oh! I’m dying to do this,’ ” she told The Times. “Interviewing Creative House” video series went live on YouTube. New episodes, everyone, I’ve been learning a lot. I didn’t know a lot of the intense released every Sunday, feature DeGennaro’s former bandmates, tour histories of these people that Danny worked with in various bands managers and local music scene aficionados recounting stories of the like Kingfish and all the different projects he had. It’s very fun for late singer and guitarist’s life. Viewers will also enjoy an occasional live me.” performance. According to Ed Mero, of the foundation, Bouchelle was an easy The 20-minute episodes are being filmed at the 12,000-square-foot choice. Given her longtime support of its work, not to mention her Please see DANNY/ Page 4 Victor Studios Soundplex in Pennsauken, New Jersey, and hosted
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on-camera skills, she was the perfect fit. Bouchelle hosts The Comcast Network’s Rock Star Kitchen, which features industry giants like Chubby Checker, Bowling for Soup and Foreigner preparing signature dishes and singing. To date, six episodes of “Danny’s Creative House” have been filmed. Guests include Bucks County native Ronnie Garrison, of The Excaliburs, and Steve Shive, of The Grateful Dead spinoff band Kingfish, which DeGennaro performed in from 1979 until his death. Also featured is Perkasie native Stephen Amoroso, who managed DeGennaro during his Kingfish days. He reminisces about working with the musician known to many as “Rio.” “You’re going to hear a lot of stories about back in the heyday of rock and roll. I was too young for it, but those are the good days that we miss,” said Bouchelle. “I’ve been learning. I come up with the questions, but when I get there I learn something new every time. These SOURCE: THERESA KATALINAS people are filling me in. Famous friends: To date, six episodes of “Danny’s And people are going Creative House” have been filmed. Guests include Bucks to be interested in it County native Ronnie Garrison, of The Excaliburs, and because it really gives the rock and roll history, Steve Shive, of The Grateful Dead spinoff band Kingfish. and then after they talk about it, you’re actually hearing them play the music. It’s cool.” would further that mission. For Bouchelle, who was signed to “The two philosophies are almost synSony’s RED Music during the pandemic ergistic. It’s almost like a marriage made and plans to release a new album this in heaven and we met at the altar,” said spring, it’s an honor to help uncover Koch. “A lot of these musicians try to these memories from the individuals do things on their own and they fail. I who knew DeGennaro best. wanted to create an environment where “We have people come on that knew we can get veterans like John and others Danny from a very early age. Some of to help these young musicians.” them knew him in school and then Visit dannydegennaro.org for became involved in his music career more on the Danny DeGennaro maybe 10 years later,” she said. “Danny Foundation. Visit youtube.com/chanhas a really strong following who feels nel/UC89itUJDOrHmwLPFsYla8yw/ his life and his music career was cut featured to watch “Danny’s Creative short tragically. He had so much more House.” Visit lisabouchelle.com for to offer. This is keeping it alive and more on Lisa Bouchelle. ••
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Big Brothers Big Sisters of Bucks County is hosting its annual Golf Fore Kids’ Sake on Monday, May 10, from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., at Doylestown Country Club, 20 Country Club Lane, Doylestown. Golfers are welcome to put their skills to the test against local retired Philadelphia sports figures, including Barrett Brooks, Tommy Greene, Mickey Morandini, Mike Mamula and Frank Wycheck. There will be complimentary breakfast, dinner and drinks throughout the event. This year, each golfer will also get to enjoy a complimentary whiskey tasting on the course. Autographed auction items, a $1,000 cash prize raffle, hole-in-one contests and a putting challenge will also take place. To register, text “GFKS2021” to 76278 or visit GFKS2021.givesmart.com. Tickets are $250 per golfer, and $1,000 for a foursome. Big Brothers Big Sisters of Bucks County has been providing children facing adversity with professionally supported one-to-one mentoring relationships for 56 years. There are several kids on the waiting list, and 70 percent are boys. Visit bbbsbc. org or call 215-343-8260 for more information. ••
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COVID numbers in Bucks improve despite vaccine distribution lag �County Commissioners and health officials addressed the supply issue in a recent news conference By Samantha Bambino The Times
Bucks County is (again) flattening the curve of COVID-19 infections. For the first time since mid-November, the seven-day average of new cases has been just below 200 each week in February. Despite this positive news, tensions continue to rise as vaccine distribution lags. Currently, 200,000 residents and counting have pre-registered to receive either the Pfizer or Moderna option, and are not-so-patiently waiting for it to be their turn. The Bucks County Commissioners recently held a virtual news conference to address the public’s growing anxiety. Diane Ellis-Marseglia, Bob Harvie and Gene DiGirolamo were in agreement that lack of vaccines isn’t a problem that’s exclusive to Bucks County. “We are doing everything we can. It’s bipartisan. We have met with Republican and Democratic state representatives. We have talked to the congressman. Everybody is actually working really hard together, but we can’t get vials of vaccine that haven’t been made yet,” said Marseglia. According to Dr. David Damsker, director of the Bucks County Health Department, the county has been receiving weekly allotments of at least 6,000 doses, which is far less than what’s requested. Damsker said he doesn’t expect a significant increase from the state until sometime next month. “We can only give the number of vaccines that we have. We’re giving out as much as we can give out. If we get 3,000 doses one week, we’re giving out that many doses in our clinics,” he said. “We’re going as fast as we can. If I could make more vaccine magically appear, that’s really what’s going to solve the problem.” Each Bucks County Community College campus is serving as a mass vaccination site. Audrey Kenny, interim Emergency Management Services director, said the county is pulling eligible recipients from the pre-registration list (online and phone submissions) and scheduling appointments 6
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Meeting the demand: The Bucks County Commissioners and Health Department Director Dr. David Damsker addressed the lag in COVID-19 vaccine distribution during a recent virtual news conference.
Tuesday through Saturday, from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. These locations are not open to walk-ins. Pennsylvania remains in Phase 1A, which includes residents 65 and older, healthcare workers and those with certain health conditions. When The Times went to print, almost 70,000 vaccine doses had been administered in Bucks. This is 4.4 percent of Pennsylvania’s population. Marseglia said 86 percent of vaccines received by the county go to local hospitals, and the remaining 14 percent to the health department. She stressed that the commissioners have no say in how hospitals and clinics prioritize the 1A population. It’s also difficult to monitor if individuals in 1B are sneaking through the cracks. “We wish we did. We would be very happy if we did and we have tried, but we have no say,” Marseglia said. DiGirolamo urged residents to be proactive in their mission to get vaccinated. “Contact your local hospital. See if they have a registration set up on their website. Call your local pharmacies in the area, see if they’re going to be receiving any vaccine,” he said. “Also
check with your primary care doctor and see if they’re affiliated with a hospital. They might be able to help you sign up.” Counties nationwide are at the mercy of the manufacturers. The commissioners and Damsker hope that when the one-shot Johnson & Johnson option is available, more people can get vaccinated in a shorter period of time. “This is the largest vaccination program in human history, complicated by the issues of double doses, the 15-minute wait time. And you can’t just store this in a regular freezer, at least the Pfizer,” said Harvie. “There are a number of complicating factors that make this incredibly difficult.” Still, they’re confident that the situation will improve sooner or later. “If you think of the hand sanitizer issues we were having last April, it’s the same thing. You couldn’t find any, and people were getting desperate. Now it’s on store shelves and they can’t get rid of it,” said Marseglia. “That’s exactly how this is going to go with the vaccine.” Damsker added that no vaccine is
100 percent effective. Rather, its purpose is to prevent serious illness and death if one is infected by the virus. “We shouldn’t worry about a few cases getting through the vaccine,” he said. In other COVID-related news, Damsker addressed fear surrounding the concerning number of virus mutations. There’s at least one known case of the U.K. variant in Bucks County. He asked people to not panic and to treat these variants how they would the original virus by masking and social distancing. “When you have one case of anything, you have multiple, and that’s really important to remember about not just COVID, but any disease,” he said. “We may not know the actual number of the variants because a lot of people are not going to get tested or don’t feed bad enough to get tested.” Visit covid19-bucksgis.hub.arcgis. com/ for more information. ••
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Middletown stands by Styer decision, market owners demand answers
�Township residents are rallying behind the Barberides’ after a lease for the store and orchard was granted to Tim Field By Samantha Bambino The Times
Residents of Middletown Township are not pleased with their board of supervisors, and they made it known during the virtual meeting on Feb. 16. Local after local fiercely addressed the board via Zoom, each with one topic in mind - the Styer property. At the Feb. 1 meeting, it was unanimously decided that Styer Orchard (owned by Tim Field) and the Market at Styer (owned by Sharon and Dave Barberides) would be run by Field. The board previously announced that the properties, which for 20 years operated under two separate leases, would be granted to a single lessee when both agreements expired on Jan. 31. The two parties were asked to submit proposals, and the supervisors selected Field. On the heels of the decision, the Barberides’ took to Facebook to express their outrage. They told followers that they were “devastated” and were given no warning about the outcome prior to the meeting. The Barberides’ were allegedly told by township manager Stephanie Teoli Kuhls that they had 30 days to vacate the store. Also, in response to the supervisors’ reasoning that one lease would allow orchard products to be sold at the store, they said a working relationship was attempted, but the Field family denied their request. Now, much of the township seems to be rallying behind the couple. In addition to a petition signed by 19,800 and counting when The Times went to print, a slew of residents made their voices heard on Feb. 16 after chairperson Tom Tosti attempted to clear up “misinformation” spread on social media. According to him, the possibility of losing the store shouldn’t have come as a surprise. Both parties were informed in December 2019 that the market and orchard leases would be expiring. At the time, conversations were taking place with Heritage Conservancy, which planned to take over both properties. But last summer, the organization backed out, and the township was left “in a bind.” “I don’t believe our township should be in the real estate business,” said Tosti. Deciding to stick with the plan of one lease, Field and the Barberides’ were asked to submit proposals. Board members Amy Strouse and Dawn Quirple also interviewed them in January to discuss future plans for Styer. In a vote of 5-0, ownership of the market and orchard was granted to Field. Multiple residents demanded to know what made Field’s proposal the better choice, given the Barberides’ have 20 years of experience operating the store. “I felt that Field’s plan was concise. He didn’t have grand plans, but he wanted to bring [founder] ‘Pop’ Styer’s vision of what was sold at the field, bringing it to the market, bringing more educational opportuni8
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Demanding answers: Sharon Barberides (bottom right), who owns the Market at Styer with her husband Dave, addressed the Middletown Township board of supervisors. Earlier in the month, they granted a single lease of the market and Styer Orchard to orchard owner Tim Field.
ties,” said Quirple. “It was a manageable, thoughtout-plan, where the other side had some really good ideas, but I didn’t feel they had a good grasp on how they were going to get there, what kind of revenue that would take. For me, it was a glaring difference.” Tosti added that the Barberdies’ were not going to be forced out of the store in 30 days. Rather, he said they’d have until March 31 and wouldn’t have to pay rent in February and March. After countless public comment participants expressed similar outcries, Sharon Barberides couldn’t stay quiet any longer and raised her own virtual hand to speak. “I’m astounded at what I’ve just been listening to,” she said. “We had a well-experienced team of farmers. Should Mr. Field not choose to participate in a lease with us, we had farmers with over 50 years of experience, including orchard experience, ready and willing to step up.” Barberides went on to outline the educational opportunities she and Dave provide, including free school tours to elementary students of the Neshaminy School District and cooking classes. “So it is highly suspect that you are now acting as though we had no real thought-out plan,” she said. “We had very definite plans and we knew how to execute them.” When Barberides asked the board, “How will
you make this right?,” there was an awkward silence before Tosti said her attorney should contact the township solicitor. “I’m asking you as human beings. Where is your heart? Now we’re losing our income,” she said. “Twenty years, and this is the thanks we get. You should all be ashamed.” Throughout the barrage of questions, the supervisors adamantly defended their decision. Mike Ksiazek said his intent was to uphold the vision of Walter “Pop” Styer, who wanted farm products to be sold at the market. This couldn’t be done under the restrictions of the two leases. None of the supervisors had information on why the Styer property was split 20 years ago. “We have this incredible community asset and as much as we don’t want to be commercial landlords, we are and we have to figure out what is the best use of this community asset that provides the best benefit to the residents of this township,” he said. Tosti pleaded with residents to move forward. “Mr. Field really does need the support of our township. He has a business that he wants to kick off. Some of the stuff that has happened to him, the threats, the social media posts, us having to send our police force over there, we as a township can do better,” Tosti said. •• February 24, 2021
Pennsbury hosts deep discussion on racism, social justice �Grades K-12 submitted questions
on the themes of inclusion in the classroom, curriculum equity and more By Samantha Bambino The Times
Racism and social justice are currently at the heart of most conversations nationwide. A hot-button example surrounds The Bachelor franchise. Fans are demanding change and more minority representation after host Chris Harrison downplayed a contestant’s attendance at an Old South Ball plantation party in 2018. Bachelor Nation wants the network to “do better,” and this push for culturally responsive practices is extending beyond Hollywood. In conjunction with Black History Month, staff, students and administrators of the Pennsbury School District participated in a deep discussion on how to work toward a safe, inclusive environment. The virtual event was moderated by Dr. Cherrissa Gibson, Pennsbury’s Director of Equity, Diversity and Education. Grades K-12 submitted nearly 70 thoughtprovoking questions. A major topic addressed was how to recognize, and ultimately prevent, racism in the classroom. “In order for those students to be able to come to you, they have to see you as an ally. And the only way they can see you as an ally is if you consistently call out racism and call out classism and all those things,” said high school social studies teacher Angela Minor. “You call out microaggressions.” Elementary school counselor Carmela Bunch defined the term “microaggression” as everyday put-downs that insult people of color, women and LGBTQ+ populations. These can be both intentional and unintentional. For example, the phrase, “She’s articulate for a Black person” may seem like a compliment to the individual saying it, but it’s really not. Bunch said racial training must take place at all levels, from the administration to the cafeteria workers. She added that the curriculum needs a revamp to be more reflective of the entire student body. “If people of color aren’t present in the room for the decisions being made, then nobody believes that the problem is urgent,” she said. “It’s really important to have representation in the room.” The conversation shifted to the Jan. 6 Capitol attack, and how educators addressed the riots in the classroom. Elementary teacher Nicole Peirce was shocked to learn that all of her third-graders were aware of the events that unfolded. Peirce taught them about peaceful protests and conducted a spirited debate on whether there should be a playground or pool in the neighborhood. “It’s something we definitely have to give a space for the children to be able to speak about how they’re feeling,” she said. “When you have a different February 24, 2021
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A tough conversation: Pennsbury administrators, staff and students recently participated in a deep discussion on how to have a safe, inclusive environment in the school district. The virtual event was conducted by Dr. Cherrissa Gibson (top row, second from left), Director of Equity, Diversity and Education.
voice than someone else, there are constructive ways in a democracy that you can share that voice, that you can raise your voice to what you believe and do it in a way that feels safe.” Also discussed was whether or not politics - especially the recent election - should be brought up in the classroom. Gifted support teacher Matthew Kane said it should, as long as it’s done in a neutral way. “It’s the charge of the teacher to bring up real-life topics that are facing society and be able to open a space that is safe and inclusive for variant opinions,” he said. “You know you did your job successfully if those kids walk out of your room not knowing how you personally feel about the topic.” Minor begged to differ. “We shouldn’t sacrifice truth for neutrality. You can’t be neutral on everything,” she said. “If there’s something that’s true and something that’s false, I’m not going to be neutral.” Present during the conversation was high school student Amanda Lee, who shed light on the district’s lack of cultural inclusion in its curriculum. As an Asian student, she didn’t learn about the history of her heritage until the seventh grade. Peirce, who has served on multiple curriculum committees, agreed that the district needs to take a hard look at what’s covered in the classroom. “That renewal process might be years between when we select something and the next time that we choose new material,” she said. “The Pennsbury community has changed dramatically since the last time that happened. We need a more regular audit of materials, especially novels in classroom libraries.”
Minor echoed her sentiment, saying Pennsbury has a “top down” approach to the curriculum rather than a collaborative one. She asked, “Will high schoolers learn that the GI Bill was discriminatory toward Black soldiers? It depends on who their teacher is, and it shouldn’t.” Middle school teacher Monica James called for the hiring of more minority staff members. James said she had her first African American teacher in the fourth grade, and having an instructor who looked like her made it the best year ever. “To welcome students from different backgrounds, it’s so important to have a diverse staff,” she said. At the end of the discussion, all participants were in agreement that forming an all-inclusive culture at Pennsbury will take time. But it’s possible if everyone’s willing to put in the work. “We can’t begin to appreciate somebody else’s experiences until we start to have tough conversations, and if they’re uncomfortable, good,” said high school teacher Anthony Barth. “Growth comes from discomfort. Understanding springs from unease. These conversations are hard to have and they should be.” Superintendent Dr. William Gretzula, who previously came under fire for using derogatory terms, said the discussion included many teachable moments. “I continue to try to educate myself as a human and as a leader about the various perspectives on matters like social injustice, biases and the inequities that result from the presence of both,” he said. “It’s my hope that it makes me a better person.” •• P08
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