Category Archives: Newspapers

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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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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Newspapers look to sponsored ads to up revenue

The York Newspaper Company might explore sponsored content.

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Would you help a stranger who was having a stroke?

This week, I covered a stroke drill hosted by WellSpan Health in York. To prepare, WellSpan officials set up large signs alerting the public that a participant in the exercise would be exhibiting the signs of a stroke. Typical symptoms … Continue reading

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Do you pay for grocery bags?

Last week, my family and I visited relatives in California and discovered that residents have spurned the traditional plastic grocery bag. Instead, shoppers are expected to supply their own bags as a way of being good stewards of the environment. … Continue reading

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Bought a house in 2008? Don’t forget to repay the First-Time Homebuyer Credit.

Don’t expect the federal government to send you a letter reminding you of how much you owe on First-Time Homebuyer Credit. That task is no longer on the government’s to-do list. Instead, the Internal Revenue Service has created a Web … Continue reading

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Could a minumum wage hike lead to higher prices and unemployment across York County?

York County natives appreciate a bargain, especially when it comes to food. More than a few times in my career at the York Daily Record/Sunday News, I’ve found myself speaking to residents lined up for a promotional free meal dished … Continue reading

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Does a gun protect your valuables?

About a week ago, while on an assignment that had me tagging along with a house hunter from Mount Bethel, Pa., I overheard the prospective buyer ask a real estate agent about home security systems. The agent remarked that the … Continue reading

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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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In York County ready for the end of the mortgage tax deduction?

If you own house and carry a mortgage, you’ll want to pay attention to the steps lawmakers are looking to take to reduce the federal deficit. You really do. Both democrat and republican lawmakers are considering cutting back the home … Continue reading

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