Tag archive for ‘borough council’
By Charlie Sahner On Friday, June 30th, 2017
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New Hope Borough Says $30,000 Lost in Email Scam Recovered

New Hope Borough Council President Alison Kingsley once again ducked questions on the borough’s mysterious financial scandal, now entering its fourth month, instead issuing an awkwardly-worded statement that More...

By Charlie Sahner On Thursday, May 25th, 2017
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Scandal at New Hope Borough Hall Deepens

New Hope Borough Council President Alison Kingsley. The controversy over an alleged “financial scam” at New Hope Borough Hall continues to grow, fueled in large part by a series of statements by borough More...

By Charlie Sahner On Tuesday, May 16th, 2017
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PRIMARIES: McEwan Wins in Solebury; Deussing Out on NH-S School Board; Delevich takes on Keller in New Hope

New Hope may see its first tight mayoral race in recent memory, with Democrat Geri Delevich taking on Republican incumbent Larry Keller. With tallies of Tuesday’s municipal primary election results  nearly More...

By Charlie Sahner On Wednesday, May 3rd, 2017
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Bucks County D.A. Investigating Scam that Targeted New Hope Borough Computer Data

The Bucks County District Attorney’s Office is investigating a scam that New Hope officials say targeted the borough’s “money and financial information,” and may have involved employees of More...

By Charlie Sahner On Thursday, March 23rd, 2017
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New Hope Borough Council Appoints Dan Dougherty Member; Okays Dog Ordinance

New Hope Borough Council Member Dan Dougherty. Tuesday night’s meeting of New Hope Borough Council saw the appointment of a new member to their ranks, and the long-awaited passage of an amendment to the borough’s More...

By Charlie Sahner On Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017
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New Hope Council Accepts Scandone Resignation; Moves Forward on Dog Ordinance, Parking Kiosks

(L to R) Council Members Ken Maisel, Laurie McHugh, and Borough Manager Cathie Thomas. Tuesday night’s meeting of New Hope Borough Council saw a change at the helm, and forward movement, if not completely More...

By Charlie Sahner On Tuesday, February 14th, 2017
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Source: New Hope Borough Council President Scandone Resigns Again

New Hope Borough Council President Bill Scandone submitted his resignation from the group Monday, according to a source close to the situation. The resignation will likely be considered and accepted by council at More...

By Charlie Sahner On Tuesday, January 31st, 2017
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Sources: New Hope Borough Council President Resigned Due to Intense Criticism, Not ‘Family Matters’

Bill Scandone (file) A funny thing happened on the way to the New Hope Borough Council meeting Jan. 17. The meeting agenda that evening listed a vote on whether to “accept” the resignation of Council More...

By Charlie Sahner On Monday, January 23rd, 2017
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Why did New Hope Borough Council President Scandone Resign, Then Change His Mind?

New Hope Borough Council President Bill Scandone (L) and Mayor Larry Keller. (file) Why did President Bill Scandone resign from New Hope Borough Council Jan. 6, only to reverse course and “rescind” his More...

By Charlie Sahner On Sunday, September 11th, 2016
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Is New Hope Doubling Parking Meter Rates Because Parkmobil Payment System Backfired?

Borough Council President Bill Scandone and Revitalization Committee Chair Joe Franlin (who is seeking appointment to Borough Council Sept. 20) continued to avoid questions late last week on a plan to double parking More...