Tag archive for ‘snow’
By Charlie Sahner On Tuesday, March 6th, 2018

Does Expecting the Worst Make it Less Likely to Happen?

Does expecting, or even preparing, for the worst make it less likely to happen? An illogical question indeed, but nonetheless, it sometimes seems that the terrible snow storms we expect never actually happen, and More...

By Staff On Wednesday, January 3rd, 2018

PennDOT Urges Drivers to Use Caution in Coming Winter Storm

File photo (by John Sikora). Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) Secretary Leslie S. Richards today advised drivers that low temperatures, high winds, and timing near morning commutes mean caution More...

By Steve Chernoski On Friday, January 29th, 2016

Digging out from blizzard a tale of two cities

Clearing key intersections like Bridge and Main streets is a priority for New Hope crews. It’s been nearly one week since Winter Storm Jonas dropped its first flakes on Lambertville and New Hope, and residents More...

By Steve Chernoski On Tuesday, January 26th, 2016

What are the ethics of a parking spot on a snow-covered street?

“Savesies” across from City Hall in Lambertville You shovel out the on-street parking spot in front of your house and you don’t have a driveway. You grab some hot cocoa, shower off, or perhaps More...

By Charlie Sahner On Friday, January 22nd, 2016

New Hope declares ‘limited state of disaster emergency’ as heavy snows approach

Borough Hall (file photo) New Hope Mayor Larry Keller signed an emergency declaration Friday afternoon in anticipation of this weekend’s impending snow storm. It contains a lot of legal language, but basically More...

By Staff On Monday, January 26th, 2015

New Hope Borough Declares Disaster Emergency

Snow plows ready for action just off I-95 (Photo: John Sikora) Unedited: NEW HOPE BOROUGH, BUCKS COUNTY, PA PROCLAMATION OF DISASTER EMERGENCY January 26, 2015 WHEREAS, New Hope Borough, Bucks County, Pennsylvania More...

By Charlie Sahner On Thursday, November 27th, 2014

Photos: A quiet Thanksgiving Day with touches of white around New Hope

(Photo: Barbara Peterson at portfolio b.) The often-bustling Borough of New Hope was serene and picturesque Thursday, with remaining touches of snow adding to the holiday atmosphere. Downtown was largely deserted, More...

By Charlie Sahner On Wednesday, February 12th, 2014

PECO braces for another bruiser

With prognostications of 6-14 inches of heavy, wet snow Wednesday night into Thursday — along with possible rain, sleet, and high winds — electricity provider PECO Energy is not taking any chances. “We’ve More...

By Staff On Saturday, February 1st, 2014

National Weather Service forecasts nasty Monday morning commute, icing and flooding mid-week

Ice melting at Ingham Creek waterfall near Bucks County Playhouse The National Weather Service Philadelphia/Mt. Holly predicts a stormy weather pattern this coming week as cold air moves back into the region. The More...

By Charlie Sahner On Friday, January 3rd, 2014

New Hope digs out

Jerry Deluca of New Street taking a break from shoveling snow Friday morning (Photo: Charlie Sahner) The first winter storm of the new year left large drifts of snow in its wake across the region, with an official More...