Out-of-state travel causing nearly half of new Bucks County covid-19 cases

Almost half of the 103 new covid-19 infections recorded in Bucks County from Friday to Monday involved people who became infected while traveling out of state. No deaths from the coronavirus were reported by the Bucks County Health Department over the same time span. An additional 14 cases were delayed reports that no longer are considered infectious. Of More...

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By Charlie Sahner On Sunday, July 5th, 2020
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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 Staff On Wednesday, July 1st, 2020
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Pennsylvania makes mask-wearing mandatory

Pennsylvania Secretary of Health Dr. Rachel Levine on Wednesday ordered that masks be worn whenever citizens are outside and can’t maintain six feet of distance from non-household members, inside public buildings, More...

By Staff On Tuesday, June 30th, 2020
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Modified New Hope Automobile Show returns in August

When the New Hope Automobile Show returns for its 63rd year, it will be a different kind of show. The 2020 edition on Saturday, Aug. 8, will take place with an adjusted format focusing on safety and community, said More...

By Staff On Sunday, June 28th, 2020
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Hunterdon County citizens have 3 ways to vote in July 7 primary election

Vote by Mail drop box at the Phillip L. Pittore Justice Center in Lambertville The New Jersey Primary Election on July 7 will be the first ever statewide election conducted by way of Vote By Mail (VBM). VBM ballots More...

By Staff On Thursday, June 25th, 2020
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Bucks County residents bringing covid-19 back from other states

A growing number of new covid-19 cases in Bucks County are being picked up outside Pennsylvania, the county health department says. Of the 28 cases reported Wednesday, eight infections occurred in other states. More...

By Staff On Tuesday, June 23rd, 2020
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Bucks County health inspectors to closely monitor bar compliance in green phase

Bucks County health officials on Monday warned that repeated failure to follow social distancing restrictions could get a bar or restaurant shut down. The county will enter the least-restrictive “green” phase More...

By Charlie Sahner On Wednesday, June 17th, 2020
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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 Staff On Tuesday, June 16th, 2020
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Bucks County officials propose guidelines for public schools to reopen

Bucks County Health Department Director Dr. David Damsker on Monday provided guidelines for the county’s 13 school districts to implement “a safe, and reasonably normal” reopening of their schools this fall More...

By Staff On Sunday, June 14th, 2020
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State lawmakers: Bucks County will probably move to green phase June 26

West Mechanic Street in New Hope is closed to vehicular traffic on weekends to allow restaurants to expand outdoor dining onto the roadway. Two Bucks lawmakers on Friday said that Gov. Wolf’s office had told them the More...