Tag archive for ‘government’
By Charlie Sahner On Tuesday, January 5th, 2016

Bill Scandone elected president of New Hope Borough Council; Alison Kingsley to serve as V.P.

Bill Scandone and Alison Kingsley. New Hope Borough Council at a Monday “reorganization meeting” unanimously elected member Bill Scandone president of the governing body, and chose Alison Kingsley to More...

By Staff On Sunday, July 12th, 2015

Plan to modernize Pennsylvania liquor stores could include higher prices

By Andrew Staub | PA Independent When Gov. Tom Wolf vetoed legislation last week that would have broken the state’s monopoly over wine and liquor sales and allowed the private sector to take over, he reasoned More...

By Charlie Sahner On Tuesday, September 16th, 2014

One to Watch: New Hope Borough Council meeting Tuesday night

Tuesday night’s Borough Council meeting includes enough pieces of controversial business to make the trip up the hill to the old St. Martin’s worthwhile. The first seemingly innocuous agenda item is More...

By Staff On Thursday, July 3rd, 2014

New Hope Borough Council announces advisory board position vacancies

Notice from Borough Hall: “New Hope Borough Council is seeking interested individuals to fill vacancies on various advisory boards. “Regular and/or alternate positions are available on the Planning Commission, More...

By Charlie Sahner On Monday, June 16th, 2014

New Hope Borough Council president risks appearance of conflict of interest by not recusing herself from review of project next door

Proposed project site (foreground) and Claire Shaw’s property (background, fenced) New Hope Borough Council President Claire Shaw would be well-advised to create some distance between herself and the borough’s More...

By Charlie Sahner On Friday, March 7th, 2014

VIDEO: New Hope Zoning Hearing Board cuts George Michael plan down to size

The atmosphere was polite, orderly and thoughtful at the Zoning Hearing Board’s public meeting Thursday night to review variances requested by real estate developer George Michael for a riverfront residence More...