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 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...

By Charlie Sahner On Friday, July 17th, 2020

Plea deal reached in case involving driver who struck New Hope pedestrian in February

Photo: Deanne McBeath A plea agreement has been reached in a case involving a Philadelphia woman who struck a Morrisville man with her minivan as he walked his dog near the New Hope-Lambertville Bridge on Feb. More...

By Charlie Sahner On Wednesday, July 15th, 2020

Gov. Wolf announces new restrictions on bars, restaurants

Starting at midnight, you’ll have to order food and be seated at a table if you want to get a drink at a bar or restaurant in Pennsylvania. In the first reversal of the phased reopening plan that began in More...

By Charlie Sahner On Sunday, July 5th, 2020

Construction of parking lot at former Raven site in New Hope to begin next month

Former Raven site at 385 W. Bridge St. in New Hope. Gateway to New Hope LLC is expected in August to begin building a parking lot at 385 W. Bridge St. to accommodate guest vehicles from its River House at Odette’s More...

By Charlie Sahner On Wednesday, June 17th, 2020

Borough council announces new committee to aid reopening of New Hope businesses

(L to R) Mechanic Street Station owners TJ Clifford and Bari Buiso; Borough Council members Connie Gering, Laurie McHugh, Ken Maisel, and Dan Dougherty New Hope Borough Council has formed a new committee to help More...

By Charlie Sahner On Saturday, June 6th, 2020

PHOTOS: Lambertville demonstrators cross bridge to New Hope Saturday afternoon

Photo: Steve Chernoski Hundreds of protestors in support of the Black Lives Matter movement began a peaceful march at 5 p.m. in Lambertville, proceeding up North Union Street to Mary Sheridan Park. After hearing More...