Tag archive for ‘sports’
By Staff On Wednesday, May 16th, 2018

Pennsylvania poised to become one of first states to allow sports wagering in aftermath of Supreme Court decision

Ken Durden | Shutterstock.com By Dave Lemery | Watchdog.org A day that Pennsylvania officials anticipated last year has arrived, as the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday struck down prohibitions on sports wagering outside More...

By Charlie Sahner On Saturday, February 10th, 2018

Solebury Township to Charge New Hope Kids $50 to Play Sports

Solebury Township Hall. The standoff between the Solebury Township Board of Supervisors and New Hope Borough Council over how much New Hope should contribute toward funding Solebury’s Park and Recreation programs More...

By Charlie Sahner On Friday, November 10th, 2017

Frustrated Solebury Officials Scrap Park & Rec Agreement With New Hope

New Hope residents may have to pay $130 more annually to use Solebury Township Park & Recreation facilities starting in February 2018 unless borough council returns to the negotiating table to discuss fixing More...

By Charlie Sahner On Wednesday, September 20th, 2017

New Hope Reluctantly Agrees to Talk After Solebury Threatens to Hike Athletic Fees for Borough Kids

Say it ain’t so! Solebury has never been known for being stingy, so why did the township’s board of supervisors at their Sept. 19 meeting float the idea of hiking fees for New Hope kids seeking to use More...

By Charlie Sahner On Thursday, May 11th, 2017

Solebury Supervisors Come Under Fire for Handling of County Grant

Laurel Park plan. Solebury resident Kevin Cambell is a plain-speaking man who gets to his point quickly and likes his facts straight and unadorned. That’s probably why an otherwise routine meeting of the Solebury More...

By Staff On Wednesday, November 2nd, 2016

Three Big Games for New Hope-Solebury Varsity Teams Wednesday

New Hope-Solebury seniors. (Photo: Karla Donohoe) “Look how far we’ve come!” was the theme of the day at New Hope-Solebury High School, where three varsity teams were being sent off to pivotal More...

By Staff On Saturday, March 5th, 2016
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New Hope-Solebury fourth grade student places third at PA ski championship

Dougherty competing in the Giant Slalom event. (Photo: Scott Ellis) James Dougherty, a fourth grade student at New-Hope Solebury Upper Elementary Shcool, took third place in the Giant Slalom at the 2016 Pennsylvania More...

By Staff On Sunday, January 17th, 2016

U.S. Women’s National Team player to appear at Total Soccer in Lambertville

U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team player and Freehold, N.J., native Danielle Colaprico will be making a special appearance at Total Soccer in Lambertville on Jan. 31. Colaprico will run a 90-minute on-field More...

By Staff On Tuesday, December 1st, 2015
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After Sandusky wins back pension, PA senator calls for stricter forfeiture law

By Andrew Staub | PA Independent Jerry Sandusky might have gotten his public pension back, but one lawmaker wants to ensure taxpayers aren’t footing the bill for other sex offenders’ retirements. State Sen. More...

By Staff On Tuesday, November 10th, 2015
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Photos: New Hope-Solebury boys take district soccer championship

The New Hope-Solebury Lions downed Devon Prep by a score of 6-1 to retake the District One Class A boys soccer championship last Thursday. (Photo: Ed Skoroda)                 The More...