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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 →
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 →
A few weeks ago, my brother-in-law and my wife were driving through York County debating where to eat dinner. Christine wasn’t interested in Italian food. Paul wanted to find a place with a short wait. I was sitting in the … Continue reading →
It’s become very popular in recent years for marketers to use Tax Day as a promotional giveaway frenzy. What promotions have you seen lately?
Most residents who regularly park in York City have more than one story about how they believed they were unfairly cited by the downtown parking bureau. Yesterday, I joined that crew. But, in the process, I learned something that will … Continue reading →
I’m not a fan of spam, and I’m not referring to canned spiced ham. Typically, my day starts with a purge of my email inbox. I trash the not-so free offers and shred the deals on items I’m never going … Continue reading →
Last night, moments after writing out a check to pay my mortgage, I noticed a USA Today story that detailed a new federal loan modification program designed to help struggling homeowners. Geared toward homeowners with loans backed by Freddie Mac … Continue reading →
At times, I’ll hear over the newsroom’s police scanner how ambulances are redirected because a patient chooses one hospital over another. In other words, even if it takes longer to get medical care, people are willing to wait..in the back … Continue reading →
If you haven’t heard yet, the national unemployment rate in February dropped from 7.9 percent to 7.7 percent. What does that mean? “That tells me that the economic recovery has been sustained,” said Cathy Dallas, vice president of JFC Temps. … Continue reading →
About six years ago, the former York City health inspector and myself visited the homes of two residents who volunteered to have their kitchen’s inspected. For the most part, their kitchen’s were clean, save for the dog who made his … Continue reading →