Date archive forOctober, 2014
By Staff On Friday, October 31st, 2014
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Opinion: Standing up to hazing in Central Bucks

By Paul Faulkner President, Central Bucks School District Board of School Directors I am the proud parent of two Central Bucks graduates who played team sports throughout high school, and a member of the School More...

By Staff On Friday, October 31st, 2014
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‘Rocky Horror’ at Bucks County Playhouse is Horrifyingly Wonderful

By John Dwyer I do love theater. And when it comes to the classics, we wax euphoric over Shakespeare, Ibsen and Chekhov. Even when there are confusing moments in a script by current playwright Tom Stoppard, critics More...

By Staff On Friday, October 31st, 2014
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Waterworks resident dies from three-story fall, say New Hope Police

New Hope Police said late Thursday that 45-year-old David W. Sayers of the Waterworks community died Oct. 23 of injuries resulting from a 30-foot fall five days earlier from the railing of his condominium. He was More...

By Charlie Sahner On Wednesday, October 29th, 2014
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New Hope Chamber of Commerce considers disbanding

The New Hope Chamber of Commerce will consider disbanding itself at another “emergency” meeting Wednesday night, according to multiple sources close to the situation and documents shown to the Free Press. These More...

By Charlie Sahner On Wednesday, October 29th, 2014
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Annual New Hope Christmas tree lighting at Logan Inn looking iffy

The venerable New Hope holiday tradition of illuminating the large tree next to the Logan Inn on the Sunday following Thanksgiving is looking endangered these days. Will that giant pine remain dark this Christmas? Multiple More...

By Staff On Tuesday, October 28th, 2014
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Lambertville Police blotter: DUIs, warrants, and the case of the partially eaten burrito

CASE #14006439: Stephanie J. Bonjiorno, 58, of Lambertville reported a theft from her vehicle on Oct. 14. Bonjiorno stated she had parked her vehicle on North Franklin Street and left her vehicle unlocked on October More...

By Charlie Sahner On Monday, October 27th, 2014
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Central Bucks School Board President Faulkner defends administration stance on CB West football hazing

Central Bucks School Board President Paul Faulkner issued a statement earlier today supporting the actions of the district administration in confronting allegations of hazing involving the Central Bucks West football More...

By Staff On Monday, October 27th, 2014
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Suzanne Vega for one night only at New Hope Winery Nov. 6

Suzanne Vega will appear for one night only at New Hope Winery on Nov. 6 at 8 p.m. (doors at 7 p.m.). Vega emerged as a leading figure of the folk-music revival of the early 1980s when, accompanying herself on acoustic More...

By Charlie Sahner On Sunday, October 26th, 2014
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Cool for Katz: New Hope synagogue holds first annual service for pets

Sisters Charlotte (L) and Sonja Michaluk (R) with their ferret friends New Hope synagogue Kehilat Hanahar, also known as The Little Shul by the River, held its annual Pet Service on Oct. 24. Members brought their More...

By Staff On Saturday, October 25th, 2014
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Applications for vacant New Hope-Solebury School Board slot due Oct. 31

The New Hope-Solebury Board of School Directors is looking for applicants for the vacant school director seat created by the resignation of member Dan Dupont effective Oct. 20. The term of the vacant school board More...