Tag archive for ‘law’
By Charlie Sahner On Thursday, June 28th, 2018

New Pennsylvania Fireworks Law in Effect for Fourth of July

“Safe and sane” fireworks at Love Saves the Day in New Hope. For the first time in 79 years, Pennsylvania residents can shoot off aerial fireworks, like bottle rockets, in their back yard. Previously, More...

By Charlie Sahner On Thursday, March 23rd, 2017

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 Staff On Friday, October 23rd, 2015

Disparate use of civil asset forfeiture troubles reform advocates

By Andrew Staub | PA Independent Sitting before a state Senate panel Tuesday, Louis Rulli recounted the story of former Philadelphia Eagles coach Andy Reid’s two sons, both sentenced to jail in 2007 for drug-related More...

By Staff On Tuesday, August 5th, 2014

New Hope police blotter: shoplifting, graffiti, public drunkenness

Corporal DeLuca assists man unable to walk Aug. 2 at 1:40 a.m. (cuffs and ride ultimately required) New Hope police blotter: July 23, 2014 –   At 6:15 p.m., a South Main Street resident reported to police More...

By Staff On Friday, May 9th, 2014

PA Senate committee continues focus on ‘prompt legislative action’ on medical marijuana bill

Following an “informative” hearing earlier this year regarding legislation to legalize the use of cannabis for medicinal purposes, the Senate Law and Justice Committee will hold a second public hearing More...