Category Archives: Holidays

How much of your holiday shopping is done online?

I remember my mother waking me up on a chilly Saturday morning with instructions to get dressed quickly and be ready to leave in a matter of minutes. I couldn’t have been more than 10 years old at the time. … Continue reading

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Why do York County drivers park on the side of the road whenever it rains or snows?

On Sunday, while making my way 50-minute drive from Spring Grove to West Manchester Township, I noticed that a lot cars were parked along Route 116. At the time, the county was struggling with the first snowstorm of the season. … Continue reading

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No, that’s not the government spying on you. It’s an Amazon drone.

Jeff Bezos’ vision of the future involves Amazon drones taking off from company fulfillment centers and landing at your doorstep less than 30 minutes later. York County is home to one of those centers in Fairview Township. In the drone’s … Continue reading

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The West Manchester Mall: One woman loves you JUST THE WAY YOU ARE

It’s a brisk winter day. The snow is falling. You’re finishing up your Christmas shopping at the redeveloped West Manchester Mall. You have several stores you need to visit. They are spread around the open air center. But it’s cold. … Continue reading

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Birthday money direct deposit

What is the future of personal checks?

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Google should Google what it means to own something

When I buy something, I never check with the company that made the product to make sure it’s OK to sell or loan out my new toy. That would be ridiculous – unless the company is Google. Recently, Google sold … Continue reading

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What would you do with 5,000 gallons of free gas?

Where would you drive? Or more specifically, where wouldn’t you drive?

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Planning a beach vacation? Let us know.

Planning a trip to the East Coast? Tell us how your plans are going!

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Here’s one way to save on property taxes

By now, most people have noticed a slight financial dent to their paychecks thanks to lawmakers who allowed payroll taxes to jump back up to 6.2 percent from 4.2 percent for all Americans. You’re not getting that money back. However, … Continue reading

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Don’t despair: A few stores will be open Christmas Day

Are you a desperate shopper on Christmas? Here’s a quick list of stores that are open today.

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