Category Archives: Real estate

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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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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Update on the Blueberry Girls

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

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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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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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On the eve of its closing, the former York City Post Office offers up some of its secrets

One of the perks of being a reporter is getting to see things that are normally shielded from the general public. Last week, I was treated to a guided tour of the York City Post Office at 200 S. George … Continue reading

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Is now the best time to sell your house in York County?

When I bought my house nearly nine years ago, my mortgage broker practically screamed that 2004 was the best year to buy house. He assured us that mortgage rates had hit rock bottom and that if we didn’t buy a … Continue reading

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What is a realistic price for a house in York County?

On Friday, I was looking over the most current York County housing stats and noticed a comment offered by Paula Musselman, vice president of the Realtors Association of York & Adams Counties. “Of course every seller wishes that the home … Continue reading

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Do ghosts inhabit York County landmarks?

Spring Grove residents are full of ideas about what could be next for the Hoke House – a more than 250-year-old farmhouse currently owned by Rutter’s. The Mayor of Spring Grove has suggested that the vacant stone house become a … Continue reading

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