Date archive forDecember, 2018
By Charlie Sahner On Monday, December 31st, 2018
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2018: The Year in Pictures

Jan. 8 –New Hope’s New Parking System Draws Fire   Feb. 12: Passing of Lambertville Legend Jim Hamilton   Feb. 13: The Torch is Passed to a New Generation at John and Peter’s in New More...

By Steve Chernoski On Sunday, December 30th, 2018

David Del Vecchio reflects on 27 years as mayor of Lambertville

On Sunday, Dec. 30, Mayor David Del Vecchio sat down with the Free Press for an in-depth interview recapping the past 27 years in Lambertville. Here are the highlights: It’s 1991 and you decide to run for More...

By Staff On Saturday, December 29th, 2018

New exhibit offers visual journey through decades of gay pride in Bucks County

La Camp (now the Raven) back in the day A new exhibit by New Hope Celebrates History (NHCH) debuting Jan. 13 at Visit Bucks County in Bensalem honors the historic contributions made by gay individuals to Bucks More...

By Staff On Friday, December 28th, 2018

‘First Day Hike’ at Delaware Canal State Park in New Hope offers healthy start to new year

First Day Hike in Easton (Photo: Irene Tatariw Trindle) To promote a healthy start to the new year, Delaware Canal State Park will sponsor a free guided hike on New Year’s Day in New Hope as part of a Pennsylvania More...

By Steve Chernoski On Thursday, December 27th, 2018
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Lambertville Mayor Del Vecchio Thanks Residents; Recognized by N.J. Legislature

Lambertville Mayor David Del Vecchio and Mayor-Elect Julia Fahl. Thursday, Dec. 27, marked Mayor David Del Vecchio’s final Mayor and Council meeting after 27 consecutive years heading the government of the More...

By Charlie Sahner On Sunday, December 23rd, 2018

Santa to tour New Hope, Solebury via fire truck Sunday

Santa, that legendary, gleeful bearer of Christmas gifts, will be taking a tour of New Hope and Solebury on Sunday, Dec. 23, from 2 to 4:30 p.m. “Santa will be coming through our community escorted by fire More...

By Staff On Saturday, December 22nd, 2018

Lambertville Animal Welfare trying to find homes for bonded pairs

Apple and Ziggy are inseparable besties Lambertville Animal Welfare (“LAW”) has several different pairs of cats up for adoption who are so attached to each other that the group is committed to finding them a More...

By Charlie Sahner On Friday, December 21st, 2018

Police say Tennessee boy phoned in threat that closed New Hope-Solebury schools Friday

New Hope-Solebury High School A telephone threat that closed New Hope-Solebury schools was the work of a juvenile male from the state of Tennessee, police said Friday. An investigation by Solebury Township and More...

By Staff On Friday, December 21st, 2018

Bridge reopened on River Road in Tinicum

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) has reopened the bridge carrying Route 32 (River Road) over the Delaware Canal in Tinicum Township following the completion of interim repairs. PennDOT’s More...

By Staff On Thursday, December 20th, 2018

Plumstead marijuana dispensary gets green light from state

(file photo) Restore Integrative Wellness Center LLC is set to open at 812 N. Easton Road in Plumstead Township after receiving a permit from the Pennsylvania Department of Health on Tuesday. It’s one More...