Tag archive for ‘history’
By Staff On Saturday, December 29th, 2018
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New exhibit offers visual journey through decades of gay pride in Bucks County

La Camp (now the Raven) back in the day A new exhibit by New Hope Celebrates History (NHCH) debuting Jan. 13 at Visit Bucks County in Bensalem honors the historic contributions made by gay individuals to Bucks More...

By Staff On Saturday, January 28th, 2017
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OPINION: Not So Fast, New Hope

By Judy Williamson As a life-long New Hope native, I don’t believe the proposed “changes for the sake of change” at Cannon Square benefit New Hope in any way. They only benefit the new owner by More...

By Charlie Sahner On Monday, November 28th, 2016
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Journey Back to Revolutionary Times During New Hope’s ‘Colonial Christmas’ Dec. 2-3

The Greater New Hope Chamber of Commerce will be holding its annual “Colonial Christmas” celebration on Friday, Dec. 2 and Saturday, Dec. 3. “Combining history, the holidays, singing and good More...

By Staff On Sunday, June 19th, 2016
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Lambertville Historical Society Seeks Homes for House Tour

This beautiful 1860 home at 51 Clinton St. has been a crowd pleaser during past tours. The Lambertville Historical Society is inviting recommendations for homes to be included in its Autumn House Tour. “If 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 Saturday, January 23rd, 2016
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‘Mr. Copacabana’: The story of the genius who created Manhattan’s legendary nightclub and raised a family in Bucks County

It’s 1969, the year of Apollo 11, Woodstock, and the “Miracle Mets.” “Mr. Copacabana” author Jim Proser is 16 years old. He’s working at Mel’s Restaurant on West Mechanic Street in New Hope, Pennsylvania, 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 Wednesday, November 11th, 2015
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Veterans Day: What it’s all about, what’s open/closed

Crew of the Memphis Belle Veterans Day is observed every year on Nov. 11, and honors those who’ve served in the United States Armed Forces. In other countries around the world, Nov. 11 is also reserved for More...

By Staff On Thursday, October 29th, 2015
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Bucks County Extension Homemaker’s Club celebrates long history

Current members of the Bucks County WEFS group celebrate the group’s 30-year history, as president Florence Cook is honored. The Bucks County WEFS group, “Women of Extension for Fun and Fellowship,” is disbanding More...

By Staff On Sunday, September 6th, 2015
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Labor Day: What does it really mean?

Child labor was not limited nationally in the U.S. until 1938. For many of us, Labor Day marks the traditional end to summer, much as Memorial Day marks its beginning. In times past, Labor Day even had a sartorial More...