Date archive forMay, 2020
By Charlie Sahner On Saturday, May 30th, 2020

Outdoor dining, banner at New Hope riverfront complex raise eyebrows

New Hope restaurant and bar owners can’t wait until next Friday, when Bucks County is expected to move into the yellow phase of the state’s reopening plan, and they will be allowed to offer limited outdoor More...

By Staff On Thursday, May 28th, 2020

Bucks County lawmakers push to reopen barber shops, salons in yellow phase

Several Bucks County lawmakers have teamed up to push for the reopening of barber shops and hair/nail/tanning salons in the yellow phase of the county’s coronavirus mitigation plan expected to begin June More...

By Staff On Wednesday, May 27th, 2020

Bucks posts lowest four-day count of covid-19 cases in two months

Since Friday, when Gov. Tom Wolf announced that Bucks County would be allowed to start reopening on June 5, the county has posted its lowest four-day total of new covid-19 cases in two months. The Bucks County Health More...

By Staff On Friday, May 22nd, 2020

Bucks County moves to yellow phase June 5

Sign posted on door to Karla’s Restaurant in New Hope March 15 Governor Tom Wolf today announced eight additional counties will move to yellow and 17 to green on May 29. Bucks and all remaining counties in More...

By Steve Chernoski On Friday, May 22nd, 2020

Local musicians adapt and reflect during covid-19 quarantine

Tyson Sleete introduces once of his favorite albums with Christina Ward looking on. As local eateries have either closed or moved to takeout only, the entertainers that worked at our nearby establishments have had More...

By Staff On Thursday, May 21st, 2020

Cocktails-to-go now allowed in Pennsylvania

Governor Tom Wolf today signed legislation allowing the temporary sale of cocktails-to-go from bars, restaurants or hotels with a liquor license. The law takes effect immediately. The law applies to bars, restaurants More...

By Staff On Tuesday, May 19th, 2020
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Philly judge says lawsuit against Cosmo DiNardo’s parents can continue

Philadelphia City Hall houses some courtrooms.Credit: PA Internet News Service By Tom Sofield | LevittownNow A judge ruled last week that a civil lawsuit against the parents of killer Cosmo DiNardo can continue. Philadelphia More...

By Staff On Monday, May 18th, 2020

Birthday parade for New Hope child with leukemia planned for May 25

Wes Howard Wes Howard of 74 W. Ferry St. will turn four next week, but the current health crisis means he can’t have the party he would love, or even see his friends. Fortunately, his parents are making sure More...

By Staff On Thursday, May 14th, 2020

Bucks County Playhouse in New Hope cancels 2020 summer season

Bucks County Playhouse in New Hope on Thursday announced it will cancel its 2020 Summer Season. Playhouse management said its decision to cancel the summer productions comes after weeks of deliberation and extensive More...

By Staff On Thursday, May 14th, 2020

Gov. Wolf to Bucks: County moving rapidly toward yellow

Bucks County Commissioners (L to R): Diane M. Ellis-Marseglia, Chair; Robert J. Harvie Jr., Vice Chair; Gene DiGirolamo Gov. Tom Wolf’s office on Wednesday signaled that Bucks County is “rapidly moving” toward More...