More than You Ever Wanted to Know about the New Hope-Lambertville Bridge

Many of us use it daily without any excitement, but the bridge spanning the Delaware River between New Hope and Lambertville has a 200-year-plus history that includes an illegal bank, state receivership, tolls on pedestrians and livestock, and even a failed trolley line. The Prallsville Mills speaker series continues at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, June 19,  with More...

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By Charlie Sahner On Tuesday, March 6th, 2018
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Does Expecting the Worst Make it Less Likely to Happen?

Does expecting, or even preparing, for the worst make it less likely to happen? An illogical question indeed, but nonetheless, it sometimes seems that the terrible snow storms we expect never actually happen, and More...

By Staff On Wednesday, December 13th, 2017
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‘Christmas Carol’ at Music Mountain Theatre is a Must-See

Photo: Kasey Ivan By John Dwyer Though many are familiar with “A Christmas Carol” (music by Alan Menken; lyrics by Lynn Ahrens), I’ve stayed away from it over time. Boy, was I wrong! It is delightful More...

By Staff On Wednesday, September 13th, 2017
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Lambertville Goes Wild Plant Sale Promotes Wider Use of Native Plants

(Photo: Mary Anne Borge) Lambertville Goes Wild will host a “native plant” sale in Lambertville on Saturday, Sept. 23, and will have experts on hand to help local residents identify mystery plants from More...

By Charlie Sahner On Tuesday, August 29th, 2017
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Apple Picking Season Starting at Solebury Orchards

The folks at Solebury Orchards have reason to be happy this week. The Gala apples are ready for picking, and USA Today has named them a contestant for their “top 10 best apple orchards” list. Readers More...

By Staff On Friday, August 11th, 2017
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WEEKEND: ‘My Fair Lady’ a ‘Loverly’ Show at Bucks County Center for Performing Arts in Doylestown

By John Dwyer Producer Howard Perloff and the Bucks County Center for the Performing Arts have a fine production of “My Fair Lady” in Doylestown at Delaware Valley University that continues though Aug. 13. Lerner More...

By Staff On Monday, August 7th, 2017
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Auditions Start Wednesday for A Cappella Contest to Benefit FACT Bucks County

Natalie Douglas (Photo: Kevin Alvey). If you’ve got talent, now’s your chance to let it shine by registering to audition for the second annual A Cappella vocal and instrumental “Competition for More...

By Steve Chernoski On Friday, July 7th, 2017
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CEO of New Hope-Based Meet Group Publishes Children’s Book

Daughter Maddy is proud of dad’s new book. The closest volcano to the New Hope-Lambertville area is an inactive rounded hill in northern Virginia, which last erupted 47 million years ago. Distance, combined More...

By Charlie Sahner On Monday, July 3rd, 2017
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New Hope Rockers ‘Cowbell Superstar’ Bring Glam Back to John and Peter’s July 8

Cowbell Superstar. New Hope’s own Cowbell Superstar will bring their unique blend of glam, punk and metal to John and Peter’s on July 8. At first glance, the group looks like another 70s hair band with More...

By Staff On Wednesday, June 28th, 2017
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‘The Nerd’ Falls Flat at Bucks County Playhouse in New Hope

(Photo: Mark Garvin) By John Dwyer The rumored last words of Edmund Gwen, who played Santa in the original movie “Miracle on 34th Street,” as he lay in his hospital bed at the Motion Picture Country House More...