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 Saturday, February 18th, 2017
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Nina’s Waffles Coming Soon to Peddler’s Village in Lahaska

Nina’s Waffles of New Hope and Doylestown, and of Sergeantsville, N.J., will be opening a new location at the Peddler’s Village retail complex in Lahaska, Pa. Nina’s has leased space adjacent to More...

By Charlie Sahner On Saturday, February 18th, 2017
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Warrington Man Arrested for Sexually Assaulting Solebury 13 Year Old He Met Online

Nicholas Fischer. Nicholas David Fischer, 21, was arrested Friday at his residence in Warrington Township for allegedly sexually assaulting a 13-year-old child at Pat Livezey Park in Solebury Township in late January. Fischer More...

By Charlie Sahner On Wednesday, February 15th, 2017
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Marty’s Smoke Shack Hopes to Open in New Hope Next Month

For those loyal barbecue fans who are still mourning the loss of Bitter Bob’s restaurant at 110 S. Main St. in New Hope, the wait for smokey, succulent meats may be over. Martin Hadicke (Fabulous Fest Catering More...

By Charlie Sahner On Tuesday, February 14th, 2017
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Source: New Hope Borough Council President Scandone Resigns Again

New Hope Borough Council President Bill Scandone submitted his resignation from the group Monday, according to a source close to the situation. The resignation will likely be considered and accepted by council at More...

By Charlie Sahner On Friday, February 10th, 2017
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Lehigh Valley Punkers The American Myth Taking on the World In a Big Way

You may not have heard of Lehigh Valley-based three-piece punk rock band The American Myth. They’re just under the radar right now. But 2017 is shaping up as the year they start getting noticed in a much bigger 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 Wednesday, February 8th, 2017
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New Hope-Solebury Girls Basketball Team Seems Unstoppable

The New Hope-Solebury girls basketball team, regular season champs with a record of 22-0, seems a juggernaut, and the excitement around the high school and two communities is building. Coming off a record of 26-3 More...

By Charlie Sahner On Tuesday, January 31st, 2017
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Sources: New Hope Borough Council President Resigned Due to Intense Criticism, Not ‘Family Matters’

Bill Scandone (file) A funny thing happened on the way to the New Hope Borough Council meeting Jan. 17. The meeting agenda that evening listed a vote on whether to “accept” the resignation of Council More...

By Charlie Sahner On Thursday, January 26th, 2017
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BE MY BABY: Legendary Ronnie Spector Rocks New Hope Winery Feb. 17

The Ronettes (Ronnie at center). Ronnie Spector will once again sing some of the greatest hits of the 1960s girl group the Ronettes on Feb. 17 at New Hope Winery. Spector was born in 1943 as Veronica Yvette Bennett, More...

By Charlie Sahner On Monday, January 23rd, 2017
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Why did New Hope Borough Council President Scandone Resign, Then Change His Mind?

New Hope Borough Council President Bill Scandone (L) and Mayor Larry Keller. (file) Why did President Bill Scandone resign from New Hope Borough Council Jan. 6, only to reverse course and “rescind” his More...