Date archive forSeptember, 2013
By Staff On Monday, September 30th, 2013

Lambertville mayor says he’ll perform first legal gay marriage in NJ

In response to the ruling by Judge Mary Jacobson on Friday legalizing same-sex marriage in New Jersey, the mayor of Lambertville says he plans to officiate the state’s first legal gay marriage, reports Andy More...

By Staff On Saturday, September 28th, 2013

Angela Lansbury to be inducted into Bucks County Playhouse Hall of Fame at Oct. 28 gala

Bucks County Playhouse has created its own Hall of Fame to honor theatrical greats who have graced the New Hope stage. The inaugural inductee will be five-time Tony® Award winner and Playhouse alumna Angela Lansbury. “We More...

By admin On Friday, September 27th, 2013

New Hope students told to ‘Get out! Get up! Go get it!’

Laymon Hicks speaks to students in the Stephen J. Buck Theater (Photo: Mary Schwander) New Hope-Solebury High School students were clapping, laughing, and feeling energized when motivational speaker Laymon Hicks More...

By Staff On Thursday, September 26th, 2013

Passing of Nancy Stitchberry Farley, owner/founder of Farley’s Bookshop in New Hope

“Farley’s Bookshop is sad to announce the passing of owner and founder Nancy Stitchberry Farley on the morning of Sept. 23. Born in York, Pennsylvania in 1939, Nancy founded the bookshop with her husband More...

By Charlie Sahner On Thursday, September 26th, 2013

New Hope Arts and Crafts Festival: fast facts

New Hope Arts and Crafts Festival (Photo: Charlie Sahner) This weekend marks the twentieth anniversary of the New Hope Arts and Crafts Festival, an annual for-profit event brought to you by the New Hope Chamber More...

By Staff On Tuesday, September 24th, 2013

New Hope and Lambertville police blotter: vandalism, intoxication, assault

Aftermath of Sept. 6 altercation on South Main Street (combatants not depicted) Names of the alleged rascals have been omitted: New Hope Police Department August 26, 2013 –  At 1:56 a.m. Police cited a More...

By Charlie Sahner On Sunday, September 22nd, 2013

Sukkot celebrated at Kehilat Hanahar in New Hope

Members of Little Shul by the River (Kehilat Hanahar) in New Hope raise their ‘sukkah’ (Photo: A. Carl Glassman) Many of our Jewish neighbors are celebrating Sukkot, a joyous harvest holiday referred More...

By Charlie Sahner On Saturday, September 21st, 2013

School Board bombshell: plug pulled on nighttime sports for New Hope and Solebury kids

In a move that left many around New Hope and Solebury slack-jawed in disbelief, the New Hope-Solebury School Board voted on Monday to turn off the lights at stadium field after the fall season. Board Member Alison More...

By Charlie Sahner On Friday, September 20th, 2013
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Business group ‘One New Hope’ launched Friday

One New Hope Co-Founders (L to R) Terry Meehan, Maureen Ferguson and Melissa Matarese Three New Hope business owners announced on Friday the formation of a new business group dubbed “One New Hope.” Explained More...

By Charlie Sahner On Wednesday, September 18th, 2013

Solebury Police charge burglary suspect; Morrisville Police report second child abduction attempt

Solebury Township Police (Photo: Charlie Sahner) Solebury Township Police say that Damien DeRose, 27, of Doylestown, PA has been charged with Burglary, Theft, Receiving Stolen Property and other crimes in connection More...