Date archive forMay, 2015
By Charlie Sahner On Saturday, May 30th, 2015

Bucks County Playhouse quietly takes over controversial New Hope Arts and Crafts Festival

New Hope Arts & Crafts Festival Bucks County Playhouse (BCP) and the Bridge Street Foundation in recent times have positioned themselves as rescuers of troubled, “iconic” properties, including the More...

By Staff On Thursday, May 28th, 2015

Audubon Society barn tour highlights rich farming heritage of Bucks County

Bucks County Audubon Society will be holding their Sixteenth Annual Barn Tour and Art Show on Saturday, July 11 and Sunday, July 12, with a pre-tour lecture on Friday, July 10. This year’s tour offers a fascinating More...

By Staff On Thursday, May 28th, 2015

New Hope-Solebury High School student brings virtual reality to new generation

Tyler Roach and friend (Photo: Mary Schwander) By Cailin Loesch and Hannah Loesch New Hope-Solebury Class of 2015 New Hope-Solebury High School senior Tyler Roach has the future of technology in his hands – More...

By Charlie Sahner On Wednesday, May 27th, 2015

Police Corporal Frank DeLuca honored at New Hope Borough Council Meeting Tuesday

There were no major surprises at Tuesday night’s meeting of New Hope Borough Council, and maybe that’s no surprise. Among meetings known to be at once stultifying and anxiety-provoking, with an ever-present More...

By Charlie Sahner On Monday, May 25th, 2015
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Bureau of State Parks says will nix current mule barge lease if concession not operating by June 5

(Updated 7 p.m. to reflect G. Fernandez remarks) The Bureau of State Parks of the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and National Resources sent a letter on May 21 to George Fernandez, owner of New Hope Historic More...

By Charlie Sahner On Friday, May 22nd, 2015

Lambertville-New Hope Chamber of Commerce cancels Fourth of July fireworks

Contrary to a press release issued May 11 stating, “The skies over the Delaware River will be filled with fireworks for three nights this summer, beginning with the Independence Day weekend,” the Greater More...

By Charlie Sahner On Thursday, May 21st, 2015

Former Bucks County Playhouse owner Ralph Miller facing fraud and money laundering charges in Philadelphia trial

The trial of former Bucks County Playhouse owner Ralph Miller began May 19, following years of delays, postponements, and superseding charges. In U.S. vs. Ralph Miller, two superseding charges were filed, one of More...

By Charlie Sahner On Tuesday, May 19th, 2015

VIDEO: A lively New Hope Business Alliance Meeting Monday night at Havana

The New Hope Business Alliance held a general meeting Monday night at Havana, and for local business and political observers, the event didn’t disappoint. After unsuccessfully demanding that he not be videotaped More...

By Charlie Sahner On Monday, May 18th, 2015

Midnight Sun music festival brings mind-bending music to John and Peters

Mike Kiker of St. James & the Apostles The 2015 Midnight Sun Music Festival being held at John And Peters in New Hope on June 5 and 6 is being billed by promoters as “two days of nothing but mind-bending More...

By Staff On Sunday, May 17th, 2015

Gay pride and Sondheim’s ‘Company’ at Bucks County Playhouse

By John Dwyer and Herb Millman Exciting times! We have just wrapped up Gay Pride Week in New Hope, our New Hope Celebrates Parade miraculously enjoyed sunny skies Saturday, June is officially LGBT Pride Month (and More...