Category Archives: local business

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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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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And that’s why you shouldn’t wear pajama pants to a job interview

Glysol Figueroa spent most of Friday morning screening job applicants who inquired about open positions with Assurant Solutions. And, aside from the higher- than-expected number of job seekers who stopped by the company’s table at the York County PA CareerLink … 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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Need a haircut? Visit Licatese & Son’s Barber Shop in Springettsbury Township

A few weeks ago, I visited Licatese & Son’s Barber Shop in Springettsbury Township. The shop celebrates its 10th anniversary this year. It is owned by Steve Licatese, 54, and his story is an American dream of sorts.

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Update on the Blueberry Girls

The girls are still working toward their goal, but making significant progress.

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Facebook friends could sink your credit score

. When I bought my car two years ago, I expected the finance guy at the dealership to run my credit score. I knew he would be looking if had paid my bills on time and if I had a … Continue reading

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Would you eat at a restaurant that failed its health inspection?

Last week, a food sanitarian temporarily closed the Glen Grille, a restaurant at Regents’ Glen Country Club in Spring Garden Township. The state cleared the restaurant to open the next day after an exterminator treated the eatery. Like any other … Continue reading

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Local farm featured on national website

Spoutwood Farm Center located in Codorus Township was recently featured on the website of the organization Certified Naturally Grown. The certification is available to farms that do not use synthetic fertilizers, pesticides, herbicides, fungicides or GMOs. Similar to USDA certified … Continue reading

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York Wallcoverings owners’ Rehoboth Beach house featured in ‘Better Homes and Gardens’

  WARNING: This beach house will make you extremely jealous. It. Is. Beautiful — so beautiful, in fact, that Better Homes and Gardens featured the space in this summer’s issue. The Rehobeth Beach home of Carl and Brenda Vizzi is … Continue reading

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