Date archive forSeptember, 2017
By Charlie Sahner On Saturday, September 30th, 2017
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Wawa Touts Proposed New Hope/Solebury Superstore at Saturday Open House

Photo from Wawa brochure. Wawa Inc., Doylestown developer Verrichia, and former Congressman Mike Fitzpatrick have been out pitching the proposed New Hope-Solebury Wawa superstore, and on Saturday they held an open More...

By Charlie Sahner On Thursday, September 28th, 2017
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Ferry Market in New Hope Cancels Controversial Art Contest

Ferry Market is currently under construction. Facing a wall of online anger over an online art contest it designed without a cash prize for winners, Ferry Market in New Hope on Thursday decided to “eliminate” More...

By Charlie Sahner On Wednesday, September 27th, 2017
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VIDEO: New Hope-Solebury Teachers Voice Frustration Over Contract at School Board Meeting

New Hope-Solebury’s School Board meeting Wednesday night looked like a sea of blue, as dozens of teachers wearing navy-colored NHS Education Association t-shirts came out to show support for their lead negotiator More...

By Charlie Sahner On Wednesday, September 27th, 2017
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Art Contest Promoted By Ferry Market in New Hope Ignites Online Firestorm

Anger over an art contest sponsored by Ferry Market in New Hope widened Wednesday, as the much-awaited upscale food center incensed local artists by not offering to pay competition winners for their work. Ferry More...

By Staff On Tuesday, September 26th, 2017
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Six New Hope-Solebury High School Seniors Land Auto Show Scholarships

Pictured (L-R): Sam Czupich, Keanne Marcelo, Courtney Purdy, James Summerson, Anna Lenger, and Bailey Hendricks. (Photo: Steve Williams) The New Hope-Solebury Community Association celebrated 60 years of the New More...

By Staff On Monday, September 25th, 2017
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State Senator Chuck McIlhinney Condemns NFL Demonstrations

Sen. Chuck McIlhinney State Senator Chuck McIlhinney (R-10) on Monday announced that he is co-sponsoring a Senate Resolution condemning the National Football League for demonstrations during football games Sunday. “Sports More...

By Staff On Thursday, September 21st, 2017
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“Rock and Roll Man” at Bucks County Playhouse Shakes, Rattles, But Needs More Soul

The cast of Rock and Roll Man: The Alan Freed Story at Bucks County Playhouse. (Photo: Joan Marcus) By John Dwyer I wanted to love this show as much as I did “The Buddy Holly Story.” It was going to have classic More...

By Charlie Sahner On Wednesday, September 20th, 2017
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Lambertville Orders City Restaurants to Recycle Food Waste

The City of Lambertville on Wednesday announced the expansion of its Third Can program, a food waste composting and recycling initiative, requiring all commercial establishments in the city that produce food waste More...

By Charlie Sahner On Wednesday, September 20th, 2017
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New Hope Reluctantly Agrees to Talk After Solebury Threatens to Hike Athletic Fees for Borough Kids

Say it ain’t so! Solebury has never been known for being stingy, so why did the township’s board of supervisors at their Sept. 19 meeting float the idea of hiking fees for New Hope kids seeking to use More...

By Charlie Sahner On Wednesday, September 20th, 2017
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Meet Group of New Hope Buys Social Dating App LOVOO of Germany for $70 Million

Mobile application company The Meet Group (NASDAQ: MEET) of New Hope announced Wednesday that it will acquire German social dating app LOVOO for $70 million in cash. The Meet Group includes apps MeetMe, Skout, More...