Date archive forApril, 2020
By Charlie Sahner On Wednesday, April 29th, 2020
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New Hope closes parking lots, removes benches to limit social distance violations

South Main Street in New Hope last Saturday New Hope Borough announced Wednesday that it will close some public spaces to limit violations of social distance guidelines during the covid-19 public health crisis. Crowds More...

By Staff On Wednesday, April 29th, 2020
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Pennsylvania will allow restaurants to offer bulk prepared foods, ingredients to customers

A new policy in Pennsylvania will temporarily allow restaurants to sell ingredients and bulk prepared foods direct to consumers, and food manufacturers to distribute foods intended for restaurant use to grocery More...

By Staff On Monday, April 27th, 2020
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Pennsylvania to reopen golf courses, marinas, private campgrounds May 1

Starting Friday, May 1, golf courses, marinas, guided fishing trips and privately owned campgrounds may reopen in Pennsylvania, officials said Monday. The businesses will be required to follow updated life-sustaining More...

By Staff On Saturday, April 25th, 2020
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Rate of new covid-19 infections in Bucks County makes quick reopening less likely

Pa. covid-19 testing site (file) County health officials on Saturday announced 72 new positive cases, pushing the county’s total to 2,541. “Such numbers do not bode well for Bucks County being able to reopen More...

By Staff On Saturday, April 25th, 2020
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Local fundraising effort pairs eateries with front line workers dealing with covid-19

A nurse cares for a COVID-19 patient in a file photo. By Tom Sofield | LevittownNow A new fundraising effort is looking to connect restaurant meals with front line workers. Fuel the Fight Bucks County has sprung More...

By Staff On Friday, April 24th, 2020
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New Hope Celebrates PrideFest rescheduled for October

New Hope Celebrates (NHC) PrideFest, New Hope’s biggest event that takes place every May, has been moved to October in light of the covid-19 crisis. “Life looks a lot different today than it did just More...

By Staff On Wednesday, April 22nd, 2020
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Pa. regions with few coronavirus cases could begin reopening May 8 under new tiered system

By Angela Couloumbis of Spotlight PA Gov. Tom Wolf on Wednesday announced a tiered, color-coded system for relaxing restrictions on businesses and residents now under lockdown because of the coronavirus, providing More...

By Staff On Wednesday, April 22nd, 2020
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Registered voters in Pennsylvania can apply online for a mail-in ballot

With the June 2 primary election quickly approaching, now’s the time for registered voters to apply online for a mail-in ballot. As Pennsylvania continues mitigation efforts to fight COVID-19, the Department More...

By Staff On Monday, April 20th, 2020
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Pennsylvania will begin gradual easing of covid-19 restrictions May 8

Governor Tom Wolf said Monday that he will extend his stay-at-home order until May 8, and begin a gradual reopening of the economy by allowing online vehicle sales and notaries, limited construction, and possibly More...

By Charlie Sahner On Sunday, April 19th, 2020
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New Hope Fine Wines & Good Spirits store reopens Monday for curbside pickup

Beginning Monday, the Fine Wines & Good Spirits store at Logan Square in New Hope will open to offer curbside pickup. Pennsylvania is reopening many state liquor stores after closing them to the public last More...