This year’s top winner for checking, savings, and other financial services is once again M&T Bank. Readers also trust their money to People’s Bank and Metro Bank, which came in second and third, respectively.
CHILD DAY CARE
York area parents rely on Punkin Patch Child Care, Inc. of Red Lion (201 S. Charles St), which tops this year’s list of child day care centers for its dedicated team and encouraging environment. The Jewish Community Center takes the second place prize, with Small Steps Day Care coming in third.
For customers who want a full-service financial institution that is also memberowned, Members 1st Federal Credit Union is this year’s reader favorite in the credit union category. First Capital Federal Credit Union is the runner-up, with PSECU rounding out this year’s list.
When your own washer and dryer just won’t do, turn to one of these trusted dry cleaners to keep your clothes in tip-top shape. Hanna Cleaners is this year’s number one dry cleaner in the York Area, followed by ZIPS Dry Cleaners and DeVono’s Dry Cleaners, which also earned high marks from readers.
Looking for the perfect centerpiece for your next event oracustom arrangement for your upcoming wedding? Look no further than these favorite York-area florists. Family-owned Royer’s Flowers & Gifts is the first place winner for its wide selection and dedication to meeting customers’ needs. Lincolnway Flower Shop & Greenhouses follows closely behind, with Olp’s Flower Shop of Jacobus (127 N. Main St) coming in third.
After the loss of a loved one, you can trust these top choices to provide your family with caring support and personalized funeral and cremation services. Heffner Funeral Chapel Inc. is again the first place winner in this category, with Etzweiler Family Funeral Services and Keffner Funeral Home and Crematory Inc. earning the second and third place spots, respectively.
Fill up your pantry and stock your fridge with staples from these top grocery stores. Giant Food Stores earned the gold medal this year for its commitment to quality, selection and value.Weis Markets takes home the silver, with family-owned Saubel’s Markets earning the bronze.
Whether you’re ready for a totally new ‘do or just want a little trim, these salons will get your hair looking its best. Designer Headlines (885 Clare Ln) once again leads the list, followed by Salon Blu and Salon Downunder and Associates.
We were all ears to your votes for the area’s best picks for hearing aids, tests, equipment, and repair. The number one spot goes to York ENT Associates, with the Better Hearing Aid Center and the Audio Professional Hearing Aid Center also earning high praise.
Get protection and peace of mind from State Farm Insurance, which is this year’s top choice for its friendly agents and personalized customer service. You also recognized Erie Insurance and Allstate Insurance, which earned second and third place, for their variety of coverage options for home or business.
Reach your long-term financial goals with the support and expertise of these top investment firms in the York area. Wells Fargo Advisors earned this year’s win, with second and third place going to Edward Jones and Morgan Stanley.
MARTIAL ARTS SCHOOL
Whether you’re looking to earn your black belt or just brush up on your selfdefense techniques, check out Kim’s Karate, which is once again readers’ number one choice for martial arts instruction. UTA Karate followed closely behind, and Red Lion Karate earned high marks for its program as well.
Treat yourself to a quality mani-pedi at one of these top-voted nail salons. Designer Headlines takes home the grand prize this year for its exceptional nail treatments and services. Kim’s Nails earned the second place spot, and Hollywood Nails came in third.
These top groomers will help you keep Fluffy and Fido looking their best. First place winner Galloping Groomer has been providing mobile pet grooming services since 1985. Bark of the Town and Morgan’s Paws Pet Care Center are also reader favorites for all your pet grooming needs.
Capture memories to last a lifetime with Mudpies n’ Butterflies Photography, this year’s winner for professional photography services. Runner-up Loving Memories Photography & Design LLC and third-place winner Royce Images Photography can also help you get the perfect shot.
POOL & SPA
Cool off this summer with the help of one of these top local picks for all your pool and spa needs. Buchmeyers Pools Inc. is your highest recommended source for pool sales, installations, and services. Fox Pool Corporation came in second, with Nemo Pools & Spas earning the third place spot.
TATTOO & BODY MODIFICATION
When you want some new ink, you continue to turn to Built to Last Tattoo, which again is this year’s winner for tattoos, piercings, and body modifications. The second and third place winners are Westside Ink Inc. and No Regrets Tattoo Studio.
Maximize your refund with the help of these professional tax services that earned reader nods this year. Accounting Services of York, LLC (2453 Kingston Ct) is this year’s number one choice, with H&R Block and Frank Storm& Coof Dallastown (700 E. Main St) garnering praise from voters as well.
This year’s top trusted pick for veterinary services is Shiloh Veterinary Hospital, known for its dedication to providing your pets with the best possible care. Dover Area Animal Hospital (5030 Carlisle Rd) came in second and Patton Veterinary Hospital in Red Lion (425 E. Broadway) took home third for their commitment to keeping your furry friends healthy.
Sip a glass of Merlot or swirl your Chardonnay at Shrewsbury’s Naylor Wine Cellars Inc. (4069 Vineyard Rd), which took home top honors in the winery category again this year. You also gave high marks to Moon Dancer Vineyards & Winery of Wrightsville (1282 Klines Run Rd), which came in second, and newcomer Wyndridge Farm, which earned third place for its sophisticated crafty cider.