Category Archives: City of York

York Water Co. continues dividend-paying streak

  At a time when many investors are looking to dividend-paying stocks to goose up the yield on their portfolios, York Water Co. announced it will pay its 575th consecutive dividend in October. The company will pay a quarterly dividend … Continue reading

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Tour highlights historic downtown law offices

If you’re a York County history buff, here’s a unique tour that might interest you. Downtown Inc. and the York County Bar Association’s Young Lawyers Section are sponsoring a walking tour this Friday evening of law offices housed in historic … Continue reading

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CoWork155 to hold its next set of SkillSwap classes Aug. 11-16

Last month, I wrote about CoWork155 in downtown York launching a series of one-night, hands-on courses on things like how to make a pizza or sew a quilt. The inaugural program was such a hit, organizers are bringing SkillSwap back … Continue reading

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Arts have a large economic impact in York County

  I had a chance last Friday (June 27) to attend some of the sessions at the first-ever Impact Arts & Culture Conference at York College. The event, organized by the Cultural Alliance of York County and York College, draw … Continue reading

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Healthy World Cafe targeting early November opening

Healthy World Cafe, a nonprofit restaurant where patrons pay what they can afford, is targeting early November for the opening for its new location in downtown York. The restaurant, which sources its products from local farms, will open for lunch … Continue reading

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Tutoni’s to open for lunch starting July 7

I had a chance to catch up by phone the other day with Toni Calderone, half of the husband-and-wife duo that runs Tutoni’s, the new farm-to-table Italian restaurant on North George Street in downtown York. Tutoni’s, which opened May 21, … Continue reading

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On Facebook, York city merchant to customers: “You suck.”

Heading into the biggest retail weekend of the year, one downtown York merchant has a message for his customers. Well, 99 percent of them (according to a post on his Facebook page). “You suck.” It’s an unusual sentiment for a … Continue reading

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Did WellSpan make you famous?

Usually, I don’t pay attention to TV commercials. For the most part, they all appear similar and do little to convey the benefits or negatives of a particular product. TV commercials are a signal to get up and grab a … Continue reading

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Will Perdue’s proposed plant help farmers grow profits?

Video streaming by Ustream Weather, soil condition and labor are not the only big-ticket issues that are important to farmers. Before they’ve harvested their crop, farmers need to know how much it’s worth. They need to know where it’s going … Continue reading

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Why do you hate your job?

I like what I do for a living. Most days, I’m fortunate that I get to meet new people and report on interesting topics. But, not everyone has found similar satisfaction with their chosen career. In fact, I would expect … Continue reading

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