Date archive forDecember, 2016
By Staff On Thursday, December 29th, 2016

Woman Jailed for Stealing $427K from Thompson Auto in Doylestown to Play Bingo

The former office manager of the Thompson Organization in Doylestown was sent Thursday to the Bucks County Correctional Facility for stealing more than $427,000 from her employer over a 10-year period. Kelley M. More...

By Staff On Thursday, December 29th, 2016

ACME in Lambertville Salutes Zsa Zsa with ‘Queen of Outer Space’ Jan. 6

In a campy tribute to Hungarian-American actress and socialite Zsa Zsa Gabor, ACME Screening Room in Lambertville will show her legendary science fiction classic ‘Queen of Outer Space’ on Friday, Jan. More...

By Staff On Wednesday, December 28th, 2016

Passing of Shirley Richmond Hart, 90, of New Hope

Shirley Richmond Hart died at Pennswood Village in Newtown on Dec. 24. She was born in Boston on Feb. 25, 1926, raised in Brooklyn, N.Y., and lived for more than three decades in New Hope. Shirley received her B.A. More...

By Charlie Sahner On Monday, December 26th, 2016

DEA Report Describes Battle Against ‘Prescription Opioid Epidemic’ in Pennsylvania

“Nearly 80,000 prescribers throughout the United States wrote more than 6.5 million prescriptions for nearly 500 million dosage units of oxycodone and hydrocodone products in 2015, which is enough to supply More...

By Staff On Friday, December 23rd, 2016

Lambertville Police Beat: DUIs, Small Amounts of Weed, Theft from an Unlocked Vehicle

Case #16010434: On Nov. 23, Lambertville police responded to the area of Jefferson Road for a report of a possible brush fire. Patrol determined that an area of brush, approximately 25′ x 25′, along More...

By Staff On Thursday, December 22nd, 2016

‘First Day Hike’ at Delaware Canal State Park in New Hope Offers Healthy Start to New Year

Hikers at the 2012 First Day Hike on Delaware Canal State Park towpath in Easton. (Photo: Irene Tatariw Trindle) Delaware Canal State Park will sponsor a free guided hike on New Year’s Day in New Hope as part More...

By Staff On Wednesday, December 21st, 2016

Annual ‘Dog Days of Lambertville’ Calendar Benefits Local Animal Charities

Jeter. The 2017 Dog Days of Lambertville calendar has hit local stores, eateries and other businesses, and it’s totally pawesome. Nearly five dozen pups appear in the twelfth edition of the annual fund-raising More...

By Charlie Sahner On Tuesday, December 20th, 2016
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VIDEO: New Hope-Solebury School Board Again Fails to Reprimand Member at Center of Facebook Controversy

If the New Hope-Solebury School Board intended to put a troublesome Facebook post by member Douglas J. McDonough behind them at Monday night’s scheduled meeting, they appeared to fail miserably. After keeping More...

By Charlie Sahner On Monday, December 19th, 2016

New Hope-Solebury School Board Hopes to Move Past Facebook Controversy at Monday Night Meeting

Not amused: School Board President Neale Dougherty at Dec. 13 subcommittee meeting. The New Hope-Solebury School Board, eager to move past public outrage over a controversial Facebook post by member Douglas J. McDonough, More...

By Staff On Friday, December 16th, 2016

Santa Delights the Young at Heart During New Hope Train Ride Friday

Seniors ranging in age from 92 to 97 from Brandywine Living in Princeton, N.J. , braved the frigid temperatures and took a trip Friday with Mr. and Mrs. Claus on New Hope & Ivyland Railroad’s Polar Express More...