Date archive forAugust, 2015
By Charlie Sahner On Monday, August 31st, 2015

Heard on the Aisle: New Hope Super Fresh may be super gone by December, but better pedestrian access may be in

The Super Fresh grocery store at 322 W. Bridge St. in the New Hope Shopping Center may be closing by December, according to rumors on the shopping aisle and around the borough. And separately, the owner of New Hope More...

By Charlie Sahner On Monday, August 31st, 2015

Has construction of ‘Preserve’ townhouse community started?

Several of our readers have asked about construction activity clearly visible in the area north of Route 202 that straddles New Hope and Solebury near Route 32. After a letter from a helpful reader, a few phone More...

By Staff On Monday, August 31st, 2015

Car struck by dump truck while parked on North Main Street in New Hope

(Update – 4:18 p.m.: While the documentation/findings in this incident have not been formally concluded, police say initial signs are that the driver of the truck was not at fault.) A dump truck owned by PKB More...

By Staff On Sunday, August 30th, 2015

Pennsylvania Week in Review: Nope, no budget yet, but online voter registration arrives

NO DEAL: So far, the building blocks of a state budget haven’t fallen into place. By PA Independent Staff Another week down, another week without a state budget. Republican lawmakers and Gov. Tom Wolf — big More...

By Staff On Friday, August 28th, 2015

Wholesome Fun: A couple of photos from the recent Middletown Grange Fair

Ham Solo: Addison Rush of Always in a Rush Farm in Doylestown swept the competition by winning Champion Market Hog, Grand Champion Showman, and Reserve Champion Fitter 4-H members from all over Bucks County recently More...

By Charlie Sahner On Wednesday, August 26th, 2015

North X New Hope Music Fest: Two clubs, three days, 36 acts

The North by New Hope Festival III is getting ready for liftoff at John and Peter’s and Fran’s Pub in New Hope Aug. 28-30, and New Hope may never be the same. This year’s event is bigger, badder More...

By Staff On Wednesday, August 26th, 2015
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West Bridge Street renovation in New Hope to continue through Sept. 3

The resurfacing of Route 179 (West Bridge Street) in New Hope between U.S. 202 (Lower York Road) and the New Jersey state line will continue through Sept. 3, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) More...

By Staff On Monday, August 24th, 2015

Lambertville Police blotter: fatal crash, assault on 85-year-old, theft from church box

Case #15005887: On Saturday, Aug. 22, at 12:45 a.m., the Lambertville Police Department, Lambertville Rescue Squad and the Lambertville Fire Company responded to the area of Swan Street and Cottage Street for a More...

By Staff On Saturday, August 22nd, 2015

Man taken into custody Saturday night after fracas at New Hope bar

Instant justice (Photo: Bryan Montgomery) An adult white male was taken into police custody at 9:55 p.m. Saturday night following a disturbance at a South Main Street bar in New Hope. Witnesses at the scene of the More...

By Charlie Sahner On Saturday, August 22nd, 2015

El Tule in Lambertville: exotic, innovative Peruvian cuisine served family-style

It’s easy to pass El Tule by at 49 N. Main St. in Lambertville — the restaurant front is attractive but subdued, and the spinning red, white and blue pole display outside of Joe’s barbershop draws More...