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By Staff On Friday, December 28th, 2018
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‘First Day Hike’ at Delaware Canal State Park in New Hope offers healthy start to new year

First Day Hike in Easton (Photo: Irene Tatariw Trindle) To promote a healthy start to the new year, Delaware Canal State Park will sponsor a free guided hike on New Year’s Day in New Hope as part of a Pennsylvania More...

By Staff On Sunday, December 17th, 2017
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Start Your Healthy New Year at ‘First Day Hike’ along Delaware Canal

Hikers on First Day Hike in Easton. (Photo: Irene Tatariw Trindle) Delaware Canal State Park will sponsor a free guided hike on New Year’s Day in New Hope as part of America’s State Parks First Day Hikes nationwide More...

By Charlie Sahner On Monday, September 11th, 2017
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Water on the Way for Parched Delaware Canal in New Hope

With most of America captivated by news of record rainfall and flooding in Texas and Florida this week, one small area of the country that’s actually in need of some water may soon get a break. A portion of More...

By Charlie Sahner On Tuesday, June 21st, 2016
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New Hope Borough Council: Cliff jumping ship; Odette’s Tavern Being ‘Re-Purposed’

Borough Council member Cliff Montgomery. Tuesday night saw a relatively brief, but eventful, New Hope Borough Council meeting. The first major agenda item up for discussion was an update from a Pennsylvania Bureau More...

By Charlie Sahner On Thursday, February 25th, 2016
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U.S. again blasts Odette’s development plan; owners, state officials want to move historic tavern to Main Street

View of the River House from the south in the early 1900s. The U.S. Department of the Interior’s National Park Service again blasted redevelopment plans for the former Odette’s site in New Hope in a Feb. 16 More...

By Charlie Sahner On Wednesday, November 25th, 2015
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U.S. to New Hope: Odette’s project threatens area’s history and character

The U.S. Department of the Interior’s National Park Service slammed redevelopment plans for the former Odette’s site in New Hope after reviewing the project last month at the request of the P.A. Department More...

By Charlie Sahner On Monday, October 5th, 2015
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Delaware Canal in New Hope being drained for repairs

DCNR worker adjusts water outflow valve from Delaware Canal in New Hope Monday afternoon. The Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR) began draining a section of the Delaware Canal in More...

By Charlie Sahner On Monday, June 15th, 2015
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Pennsylvania pulls plug on current New Hope mule barge concessionaire; potential new operator emerges

Pennsylvania has terminated its agreement with the current operator of New Hope’s historic mule barge ride, and interest by new players in managing the concession appears to be gathering steam.   The Bureau More...

By Charlie Sahner On Monday, May 25th, 2015
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Bureau of State Parks says will nix current mule barge lease if concession not operating by June 5

(Updated 7 p.m. to reflect G. Fernandez remarks) The Bureau of State Parks of the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and National Resources sent a letter on May 21 to George Fernandez, owner of New Hope Historic More...

By Staff On Tuesday, October 14th, 2014
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Opinion: New Hope should fulfill its obligation under Wild and Scenic Act and save Odette’s

By Kathryn Ann Auerbach I recall a popular saying when something seemed impossible: “It would take an Act of Congress” to make a change, cause an action to take effect, overcome the monumental. Yes, it was after More...