Charlie Sahner

Born in Brooklyn, raised at the Jersey Shore, lives in New Hope with wife, two kids, and too many rescued animals. Masters in politics from New York University. Former head of communications for MetLife, Vonage, Lincoln Financial. Former reporter for New Hope Gazette. Makes sure the Editorial and Advertising departments are kept separate.

By Charlie Sahner On Tuesday, March 28th, 2017
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Lambertville Mayor Del Vecchio Praises City Bond Rating Increase; Budget Vote Tuesday Night

Philip L. Pittore Justice Center (file) Lambertville Dave Mayor Del Vecchio announced Tuesday that Standard & Poor’s (S&P) has boosted the City’s bond rating to the “AA” category. This will More...

By Charlie Sahner On Thursday, March 23rd, 2017
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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 Charlie Sahner On Sunday, March 19th, 2017
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Indivisible Lambertville-New Hope Rally Draws Large Crowd

More than 250 citizens from District 7 in New Jersey and District 8 in Pennsylvania attended a boisterous political rally and workshop held Sunday afternoon by Indivisible Lambertville-New Hope at the New Hope Eagle More...

By Charlie Sahner On Sunday, March 19th, 2017
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U.S. Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick Drops Support for Republican Health Care Plan

U.S. Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick issued a press release Sunday morning reversing his position on the Republican plan to dismantle and replace Obamacare. “I cannot support this legislation,” he said in the More...

By Charlie Sahner On Saturday, March 11th, 2017
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Odettes Developers to Seek Permission at Tuesday Meeting to Demolish Sides of Building

The owners of the former Odette’s Restaurant and property on South Main Street will be seeking permission from New Hope’s Historic Architectural Review Board (HARB) on Tuesday to demolish parts of the More...

By Charlie Sahner On Saturday, March 11th, 2017
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Eighth District Voters Question Congressman Fitzpatrick’s Leadership at Protest Against Affordable Care Act Replacement Bill

A group of 8th District voters protested Thursday afternoon against what they called the “disastrous” Affordable Care Act (ACA) replacement bill put forth by House Republicans in Washington. The demonstration More...

By Charlie Sahner On Friday, March 10th, 2017
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New Hope Rodeway Inn Rebrands as Clarion, Lures Rrazz Room Back from Raven

Three major lodging/entertainment players — Raven, Rrazz, and Rodeway — are reshuffling the business deck yet again on New Hope’s Route 179/202 corridor. The Rrazz Room is returning to the Rodeway Inn (formerly More...

By Charlie Sahner On Wednesday, March 8th, 2017
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Yardley Art Show Benefiting Planned Parenthood Set for Spring

“Womb” by Jenny Waring. Yardley artist Camille Whiteman is hosting an “Off the Wall Art Show for Planned Parenthood” beginning April 28 to benefit the non-profit health services group. An opening reception More...

By Charlie Sahner On Wednesday, March 1st, 2017
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Healthy Casual Food Franchise Freshii Coming to New Hope

Canada-based fast n’ fresh restaurant franchise Freshii will be coming to New Hope soon, the company confirmed Monday. If the preponderance of rumors around town these days is to be believed, the most likely More...

By Charlie Sahner On Friday, February 24th, 2017
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Nina’s Waffles Strikes Again: Opening Second Location in Downtown New Hope Next Month

Shawn “Cakes” Lawson making waffles at the original Nina’s on West Mechanic Street. Louis Zanias is on a roll. On Feb. 15, the restaurateur confirmed plans to open Marty’s Smoke Shack with partner Martin More...

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