Date archive forMay, 2016
By Staff On Tuesday, May 31st, 2016
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New Hope and Lambertville Police Wrap-Up: Fireworks Barge Unmoored; Warrants; Purloined Oakleys

Runaway fireworks barge (Photo: Eileen O’Neil) New Hope Police “The New Hope Borough Police Department was dispatched to 170 S. Main St. to investigate a report of a barge that had either broken or was More...

By Staff On Tuesday, May 31st, 2016
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Parking Issues Cloud Fisherman’s Mark Move

By Steve Chernoski and Charlie Sahner Fisherman’s Mark moved to their new address at 37 S. Main St. in Lambertville two months ago, but issues surrounding their food pantry appear unresolved. At Thursday’s More...

By Charlie Sahner On Monday, May 30th, 2016
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New Hope Bids Farewell to Native Son ‘Captain’ Bob Gerenser

Robert V. Gerenser, heir to New Hope’s famed Gerenser Exotic Ice Cream shop, former borough council member, former president of the Independent Merchants Association, commanding officer and founder of the More...

By Charlie Sahner On Sunday, May 29th, 2016
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What’s the Difference Between Memorial Day and Veteran’s Day?

Americans landing at Inchon during the Korean War. Memorial Day honors the men and women in the U.S. military who gave their lives in service to their country, while Veterans Day celebrates the service of all U.S. More...

By Staff On Saturday, May 28th, 2016
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Passing of Dr. Jay Ridgway Petrie of Solebury

Retired New Hope dentist Dr. Jay Ridgway Petrie, 81, of Solebury, passed away on Thursday, May 26. Petrie was born February 26, 1935, in Doylestown, but lived in Lambertville during his childhood years. While at More...

By Charlie Sahner On Friday, May 27th, 2016
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Sneak Preview: Cafe Coryell in New Hope Taking On Modern, Airy Look

Construction at Cafe Coryell in New Hope is moving along at a brisk pace, and while its owner may have hoped to open the coffee house in May, completion doesn’t seem far off, judging by appearances. The cafe More...

By Staff On Wednesday, May 25th, 2016
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New Hope-Solebury Senior Kelly Hayden Awarded Aquetong Watershed Association Scholarship

(L to R) Les Isbrandt, Kelly Hayden, Malcolm Crooks, and Jade Greene. New Hope-Solebury High School senior Kelly Hayden received the 2016 Malcolm Crooks Honorary Scholarship from the Aquetong Watershed Association More...

By Charlie Sahner On Monday, May 23rd, 2016
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Rep. Scott Petri Defends ‘Bathroom Wars’ Position, Absence at New Hope Pride Parade

Pennsylvania State Rep. Scott Petri (R-Bucks/Montgomery) Monday defended his decision not to march in the the area’s famed LGBT Pride Parade Saturday, and explained why he co-signed a letter last week assailing More...

By Charlie Sahner On Sunday, May 22nd, 2016
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Rep. Scott Petri Joins P.A. Lawmakers in Assailing Transgender Bathroom Rule; Reportedly Bails from New Hope Pride Parade

Pennsylvania State Rep. Scott Petri (R-Bucks/Montgomery) decided not to march with other local politicos from Lambertville to New Hope Saturday in the the area’s famed LGBT Pride Parade after last week bashing More...

By Staff On Sunday, May 22nd, 2016
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Outrageous Matt Yee Rips Up the RRazz Room at the Raven June 3

Singer/comedian Matt Yee brings his “Outrageous Adult Sing Along Show 2016” to the Rrazz Room at the Raven in his New Hope debut on June 3. Described by promoters as “that wonderful, funny Asian More...