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Right now, I’m sitting in my cubicle working on two stories. One is about the local cherry crop coming in early because of warm March weather. Sweet cherries come in first, in case you didn’t know. And sour cherries come … Continue reading
There has been a long-running conversation here the past afternoon and morning about the kilts servers are wearing at the recently opened Maewyn’s, formerly the Harp & Fiddle, in downtown York. As a fervent fan of “The Quiet Man,” part … Continue reading
Commercials are supposed to make you want to buy something. But last night’s just made me angry, with the voice of Brad Pitt’s character from Fight Club narrating my internal monologue. Seriously, for example, what was up with that Dodge … Continue reading
A few more examples of how short a time it takes retailers to forget about Christmas — only these examples are from before Christmas. Apparently some places didn’t wait until Dec. 25 to start on the next holiday, or for … Continue reading
I had to run out to a local pharmacy early Saturday morning and was amazed to find the employees restocking the shelves with Valentine’s Day stuff. Mind you, this was the morning of Dec. 26. To top it off, someone … Continue reading
Looks like the Harley-Davidson Museum in Milwaukee might be working to attract younger riders. Children get in free every Sunday in July and August. Check it out here.
Harley-Davidson is reaching out to another demographic – women – at this year’s Sturgis Motorcycle Rally. The company is hosting Women’s Day Aug. 2 at the nearly 70-year-old rally. Check it out here.
Harley-Davidson is reportedly cutting about 35 positions from a product development facility in Wisconsin. Check it out here. The jobs are union positions, either with the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers, which represents the bulk of employees locally, … Continue reading
Check out the editorial today from the York Daily Record about Harley here.