Date archive forOctober, 2018
By Charlie Sahner On Wednesday, October 31st, 2018
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Pennsylvania fights back against the spotted lanternfly

(Photo: Penn State) Southeastern Pennsylvania is currently under invasion by the spotted lanternfly, and officials say it’s time to fight back. The spotted lanternfly was first seen in Berks County in 2014, probably More...

By Staff On Tuesday, October 30th, 2018
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Some tips for a safer Halloween

Creative costumes, trick-or-treating and bags full of goodies are top Halloween priorities, and safety is often an afterthought. But according to Safe Kids Worldwide, children are more than twice as likely to More...

By Staff On Monday, October 29th, 2018
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Family aims to bring new life to historic Holcombe House in Lambertville

Ask nearly anyone living along the Delaware River in Hunterdon County if they know the property, and the inevitable response is: “I know that house,” followed by questions about whether it’s been bought More...

By Staff On Sunday, October 28th, 2018
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Fentanyl intensifying opioid crisis in Pennsylvania

Heroin Highly potent white heroin from Mexico presents a persistent and pervasive drug threat in Pennsylvania, but fentanyl from Mexico and China is intensifying the state’s opioid crisis. That’s a key More...

By Staff On Friday, October 26th, 2018
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Halloween festivities begin Sunday in Lambertville

The streets of Lambertville will be filled with ghosts, ghouls, superheroes and characters of all kinds when the city’s annual Halloween Parade gets underway on Sunday. The city this week also announced More...

By Staff On Wednesday, October 24th, 2018
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Passing of Ricky Crosby of New Hope

Richard W. “Ricky” Crosby, 62, of New Hope, died on Sunday, Oct. 21, at Doylestown Hospital. Born in and raised in Trenton, Ricky graduated from St. Anthony’s High School and attended Glassboro State College More...

By Staff On Wednesday, October 24th, 2018
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REVIEW: ‘Doubt: A Parable’ at Langhorne Players in Newtown

By John Dwyer In the preface to the play, John Patrick Shanley writes: “It is doubt (so often experienced initially as weakness) that changes things. The beginning of change is the moment of doubt. It is that More...

By Staff On Wednesday, October 24th, 2018
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Lambertville Council President Steve Stegman resigns

Lambertville Council President Steven M. Stegman The City of Lambertville announced today that Council President Steve Stegman has resigned, citing his need to devote his energy to family obligations. “Pressing More...

By Charlie Sahner On Wednesday, October 24th, 2018
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PHOTOS: Odette’s Building In New Hope on the move Wednesday

Odette’s building making the turn north onto River Road. The historic Odette’s Restaurant building at 274 River Road in New Hope was on the move Wednesday morning, on its way up the road to its new home More...

By Staff On Monday, October 22nd, 2018
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‘Rocky Horror Show’ back with a vengeance at Bucks County Playhouse in New Hope

Photo: Margaryta Kenis By John Dwyer If the leaves are falling, and cornstalks are sported in local shopkeeper’s doorways, and the temperatures are cooling, it is safe to say the temps are rising on the stage More...