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By Charlie Sahner On Wednesday, January 16th, 2019
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Connie Gering named president of New Hope Borough Council

Council President Connie Gering, flanked by Borough Manager E. J. Lee (left) and Solicitor T. J. Walsh Connie Gering was elected president of New Hope Borough Council in a unanimous vote by her fellow council members More...

By Charlie Sahner On Thursday, February 9th, 2017
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PHOTOS: New Hope Considers Replacing Parking Meters with Electronic Kiosks

New Hope Borough Council Members Alison Kingsley, Connie Gering, and Laurie McHugh on Monday presented to the rest of council their latest proposal for a new electronic “kiosk” system to replace New More...

By Charlie Sahner On Tuesday, January 17th, 2017
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New Hope Borough Council President Bill Scandone to Resign at Tuesday Night Meeting

New Hope Borough Council President Bill Scandone will resign from the group on Tuesday evening, according to a source with knowledge of the situation, and borough documents. Scandone and Borough Manager Cathie More...

By Charlie Sahner On Sunday, September 18th, 2016
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New Hope Citizens, Businesses Still in the Dark about Massive Parking Rate Increase

Business owners, employees, and residents of New Hope are entering their third week of waiting for substantive information to emerge on a plan announced by borough leaders to raise local parking meter rates by 100% 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...

By Charlie Sahner On Friday, September 2nd, 2016
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Four Contenders Vie for Vacant New Hope Borough Council Seat, Including Bureaucrat Involved in Proposed Massive Parking Rate Increase

(left to right) Revitalization Committee Member Jules Sghiaiti, Borough Council Member Connie Gering, and Council President Bill Scandone. Four candidates for the New Hope Borough Council slot being vacated by Cliff More...

By Charlie Sahner On Tuesday, August 16th, 2016
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New Hope Borough Council Adopts Admittedly Impractical Building Codes; Will Appoint Committee to Make Workable

(L to R) John Burke, Bill Scandone, T.J. Walsh, and Alison Kingsley. New Hope Borough Council amended local building code ordinances Tuesday night by adopting Pennsylvania’s Uniform Construction Code (UCC) standards More...

By Charlie Sahner On Monday, August 15th, 2016
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New Hope Borough Council Hears From Public Tuesday Night on Proposed Adoption of State Construction Code

At its regularly scheduled monthly meeting Aug. 16, New Hope Borough Council will hear from the public on a proposal to amend local building code ordinances by adopting Pennsylvania’s Uniform Construction More...

By Charlie Sahner On Tuesday, July 19th, 2016
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A Pleasantly Uneventful New Hope Borough Council Meeting Tuesday

Chris Green from Gilmore & Associates, Inc., details initial concepts for the Town/Canal Interface Improvement Project. The atmosphere at Tuesday night’s meeting of New Hope Borough Council was unusually 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...