Category Archives: local business

Eight York County companies among Pa.’s top 100

Eight businesses based in York County made the 2014 list of the 100 Best Places to Work in Pennsylvania. The list, released Friday, is sponsored by the Team Pennsylvania Foundation and the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development. Companies … 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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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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Anonymous tip leads to important story about protecting our loved ones

When I got back from vacation recently, I had an anonymous tip in my messages. A concerned citizen wanted us to note that a Spring Garden Township personal care home had its license revoked by the state. He wanted to … 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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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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