Date archive forMarch, 2016
By Staff On Wednesday, March 30th, 2016

Former Solebury police detective Roy Ferrari jailed for thefts and cover-up

Ferrari in 1980 as a New Hope police officer. A former Solebury Township detective was sentenced Wednesday to three to 23 months in the Bucks County Correctional Facility after admitting to two thefts and falsifying More...

By Charlie Sahner On Monday, March 28th, 2016

Chasing rainbows: Delaware & Raritan Canal in Lambertville stocked for fishing season

(Photo/Video: Steve Chernoski) Workers with the New Jersey Division of Fish and Wildlife were busily stocking the Delaware & Raritan Canal in Lambertville Monday in anticipation of opening day for anglers on More...

By Staff On Sunday, March 27th, 2016

Legendary Judy Collins takes the stage at New Hope Winery for two nights in April

Legendary 1960s singer/songwriter Judy Collins will be appearing April 7 and 8 at New Hope Winery. Nicknamed “Judy Blue Eyes” by one-time boyfriend Stephen Stills, Collins is known for her musical work More...

By Charlie Sahner On Thursday, March 24th, 2016

Phantasm Comics coming to North Main Street in New Hope May 1

Phantasm Comics owner Greg Zuerblis. If you’re a fan of Superman, Spider Man, My Little Pony, Gremlins, Care Bears, Manga, anime, horror, or classic video games, the wait is nearly over. Phantasm Comics will More...

By Staff On Tuesday, March 22nd, 2016

Earth Day Festival to be Held at Bucks County Audubon Society April 16

Bucks County Audubon Society at Honey Hollow (BCAS) is hosting a family-friendly Earth Day celebration on April 16 for those who “love the environment, spending time outside, or appreciating the beauty of More...

By Staff On Monday, March 21st, 2016

Lambertville police blotter: DUIs; receiving stolen property; meth possession

Lambertville Police Department Case #16001983: Severiano M. Cortez, 27, of Lambertville, was arrested on March 9, 2016 at 4:35 a.m. for multiple violations. While on routine patrol, Sgt. Memolo observed Cortez’s More...

By Staff On Sunday, March 20th, 2016

Being Alive: Town and Country Players try their hand at Sondheim’s ‘Company’

Robert (Center), the musical’s commitment-phobic protagonist, played by Patrick McGhee. Town and Country Players, a local community theater group based in Buckingham, will be presenting the musical comedy More...

By Staff On Sunday, March 20th, 2016
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Progressive rock band Stick Men hits Havana April 13

Progressive/art rock band Stick Men will bring their unique sound to Havana New Hope on April 13 at 8 p.m. At the center of the band’s idiosyncratic style is the Chapman Stick, an electric instrument devised More...

By Staff On Thursday, March 17th, 2016

UNCUT: New Hope’s proposed dog ordinance

As first reported in the Free Press, at 5:57 p.m. on Aug. 2, 2015, New Hope police responded to the area of Riverwoods Drive and the Deer Path for a report of two pit bulls attacking another dog. At a New Hope More...

By Steve Chernoski On Wednesday, March 16th, 2016
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Renovated Cavallo Park ‘soft opening’ set for Good Friday; re-dedication first week in May

Lambertville Mayor David DelVecchio announced at Tuesday’s city council meeting that Cavallo Park will be opening its gates later this month for the first time since May 2014. DelVecchio said plans were to More...