Golden Nugget Flea Market in Lambertville draws crowds despite state ban on gatherings

The Golden Nugget Antique Flea Market just outside of Lambertville drew crowds of shoppers on Wednesday and will be open for business this weekend, despite a state prohibition on gatherings of 50 or more people. “If people are gathering in large numbers, we don’t care where they are gathering. It’s a public health concern,” New Jersey Gov. More...

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By Staff On Wednesday, March 18th, 2020

Drive-through coronavirus testing now available at Doylestown Hospital

Doylestown Hospital is now offering drive-through COVID-19 testing. The concept of drive-through testing first emerged in South Korea when their coronavirus caseload began to rise, and it’s believed to have More...

By Charlie Sahner On Tuesday, March 17th, 2020

New Hope-Solebury elementary principal to read aloud daily to students online

New Hope-Solebury LES Principal Jennifer Bloom New Hope-Solebury Lower Elementary School (LES) Principal Jennifer Bloom will read aloud online daily to youngsters who are home due to coronavirus-related school More...

By Charlie Sahner On Tuesday, March 17th, 2020
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McCaffrey’s to offer early morning seniors-only hour

McCaffrey’s Food Markets announced Tuesday that they will open an hour early each day in order to exclusively service older customers. Starting Wednesday, all McCaffrey’s locations, including their More...

By Charlie Sahner On Tuesday, March 17th, 2020

New Hope, Lambertville municipal offices remain closed due to coronavirus threat

New Hope Borough Hall New Hope Borough’s administrative office was closed to the public on Monday, as local governments join in the effort to slow the spread of coronavirus. Officials ask residents to email More...

By Staff On Tuesday, March 17th, 2020

Coronavirus cases in Bucks County now total 7

Bucks County received word of three new positive coronavirus cases late Monday, bringing the county’s total to seven, according to Health Department Director Dr. David Damsker. Out-of-state or out-of country More...

By Staff On Monday, March 16th, 2020

Pennsylvania workers affected by COVID-19 may be eligible for benefits

Workers in Pennsylvania who are impacted by COVID-19 may be eligible for unemployment and workers’ compensation benefits, Secretary of Labor & Industry Jerry Oleksiak announced today. Unemployment compensation More...

By Charlie Sahner On Monday, March 16th, 2020
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NJ asks for statewide curfew, limits non-essential businesses, closes schools

Gov. Phil Murphy on Monday asked New Jersey residents to remain in their homes from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. each night to help contain the spread of the coronavirus. Additionally, the governors of New Jersey, New York More...

By Staff On Sunday, March 15th, 2020

Gov. Wolf orders restaurants in Bucks, other counties to close dine-in service

Governor Tom Wolf on Sunday ordered all restaurants and bars to close their dine-in facilities at 12:01 a.m. on Monday, March 16, in Bucks, Allegheny, Chester, Delaware and Montgomery counties for 14 days to help More...

By Charlie Sahner On Sunday, March 15th, 2020

Many businesses open in downtown New Hope despite governor’s request to close

Stella in New Hope was among the restaurants remaining open on Sunday. The streets of downtown New Hope grew more crowded as the day wore on Sunday, with many shops and restaurants open for business, despite a More...