Charlie Sahner

“Once you can accept the universe as matter expanding into nothing that is something, wearing stripes with plaid comes easy." - Einstein

By Charlie Sahner On Tuesday, September 15th, 2020

Gov. Wolf to appeal ruling that covid-19 restrictions are unconstitutional

Gov. Tom Wolf pushed back against a federal judge who ruled Monday that key components of the governor’s mitigation strategy are “unconstitutional,” including the decision to temporarily shut down businesses More...

By Charlie Sahner On Saturday, September 12th, 2020

Anti-racism group holds demonstration in New Hope on Saturday

Protest organizer Kevin E. Leven (R) A local anti-racism group on Saturday morning demonstrated on North Main Street near Fred’s Breakfast Club in New Hope to protest online comments by defenders of an offensive More...

By Charlie Sahner On Friday, September 11th, 2020

Protest against Fred’s Breakfast Club in New Hope planned for Saturday

A local anti-racism group on Saturday morning will demonstrate at Fred’s Breakfast Club in New Hope to protest the restaurant’s response to customer complaints about an offensive sign displayed there. A More...

By Charlie Sahner On Wednesday, September 2nd, 2020

West Ferry Street in New Hope closed as firefighters respond to gas leak

West Ferry Street between West Bridge Street and Stockton Avenue in New Hope was closed to traffic and residents evacuated Wednesday as firefighters responded to a gas leak near the corner of Old Mill Road. Members More...

By Charlie Sahner On Wednesday, August 19th, 2020

New Hope firefighters respond to report of fire at New Street home

New Hope Eagle Volunteer Fire Company responded Wednesday morning to the report of a fire at 35 New St. in New Hope. Smoke emerging from the roof line was plainly visible, although its source was not apparent. Smoke More...

By Charlie Sahner On Monday, August 10th, 2020

New Hope-Solebury to begin school year with virtual-only classes

The New-Hope Solebury School District announced Monday that classes for grades K-12 will start the school year on Sept. 8 in a completely virtual model for all students. Parents had chosen only last week between two More...

By Charlie Sahner On Friday, August 7th, 2020

PHOTOS: Flash flooding along the Ingham Creek in New Hope

Stranded motorist on West Mechanic Street An early evening thunderstorm caused the Ingham Creek to overflow its banks on Friday, closing two roads and flooding backyards along West Mechanic and West Ferry streets More...

By Charlie Sahner On Saturday, August 1st, 2020

New Hope doubles parking rate Saturday

Visitors to New Hope this weekend will undoubtedly be surprised to learn that it now costs twice as much to park as the last time they came to town. That’s because the rate has been doubled effective Saturday More...

By Charlie Sahner On Wednesday, July 29th, 2020

Covid-19 cases on the rise in New Hope, Solebury

The number of covid-19 cases in New Hope and Solebury has been moving up in recent days, according to the Bucks County Health Department. New Hope had 10 active cases as of Tuesday, up two from a day earlier, More...

By Charlie Sahner On Sunday, July 19th, 2020

Canceled for covid: New Hope Auto Show, Craft Fair, PrideFest

New Hope Auto Show (file) Few will be surprised that amid rising covid-19 infection rates, three major New Hope events that had been holding out hope to open on a limited basis have decided to cancel altogether. The More...