REVIEW: Outrageously funny ‘Spamalot’ at Music Mountain Theater in Lambertville

(Photo: Kasey Ivan) By John Dwyer “Spamalot” begins with a fine finish — a fine Finnish ”Fisch Schlapping Song,” and you wonder if it can maintain such a high low-brow standard. But, there is nothing to worry about. It does. “Spamalot” is the brain child of Eric Idle, a Monty Python member who wrote the book and lyrics, and with John More...

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By Charlie Sahner On Thursday, May 9th, 2019
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Former New Hope treasurer pleads guilty to stealing $21K from borough

Former New Hope Treasurer Janell A. Clements pleaded guilty Wednesday to stealing $21,000 from the borough from 2014 to 2017. Under the arrangement, and in consideration of Clements’ restitution to New Hope More...

By Steve Chernoski On Wednesday, May 8th, 2019
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Drag Queen Story Hour at Lambertville Library Saturday celebrates pride week

Vertigo (left) and Morgan Kennedy (right) read at at Lambertville Public Library in April. The Drag Queen Story Hour at the Lambertville Public Library at 10:45 a.m. Saturday will feature an imaginative storytelling More...

By Staff On Tuesday, May 7th, 2019
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Gov. Wolf urges legislature to advance LGBTQ civil rights, hate crime protections

Pa. Gov. Tom Wolf As legislative sponsors rally support for long-overdue civil rights and hate crime protections for LGBTQ Pennsylvanians, Governor Tom Wolf on Monday said that neighboring states have already taken More...

By Steve Chernoski On Sunday, May 5th, 2019
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Odd Bird Brewing hoppin’ into Stockton by fall

Odd Bird Brewing’s Karen Malzone and Adam Juncosa. (Photo: Jesse Darlington) Stockton resident Adam Juncosa has been home brewing for over a decade. He’s won first round awards for pilsner and a specialty More...

By Staff On Sunday, May 5th, 2019
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Overnight closures of NJ 29 southbound this week for Scudder Falls Bridge work

Progress on the Scudder Falls Bridge Replacement Project will enter a new phase next week when work crews will begin removing bird-prevention netting that was installed beneath the existing 59-year-old bridge three More...

By Staff On Friday, May 3rd, 2019
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Lurgan Road in Upper Makefield restricted next week for resurfacing

Lane restrictions are scheduled on Lurgan Road between Van Sant Road and Route 32 (River Road) in Upper Makefield Township from Monday, May 6, through Friday, May 10, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., for milling and paving. Motorists More...

By Staff On Thursday, May 2nd, 2019
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REVIEW: Emotionally riveting ‘Next to Normal’ is a must-see at Town & Country

By John Dwyer There are some things that are better the second time around. Not to say that the first time around was bad, but whether we are talking about revisiting a favorite book or play, going to a restaurant More...

By Staff On Tuesday, April 30th, 2019
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‘Synagogues of Philadelphia’ at Kehilat HaNahar in New Hope on Sunday

Author Ira A. Poliakoff will present a lively, interactive account of Philadelphia-area synagogues from his newly published book, using many rare photos depicting what could have been the spiritual home of your More...

By Staff On Monday, April 29th, 2019
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Fun-filled Carversville Day returns May 18

Carversville Day, a fun-filled outdoor event featuring family activities, live music, food, a pet parade, and a watermelon eating contest, will be held on Saturday, May 18. It all takes place from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., More...