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Arts have a large economic impact in York County

  I had a chance last Friday (June 27) to attend some of the sessions at the first-ever Impact Arts & Culture Conference at York College. The event, organized by the Cultural Alliance of York County and York College, draw … 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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What’s in your office fridge? At Idea Tree in York, it’s beer and condiments

A couple of weeks ago, I asked people to share their work fridge stories in response to the drama we’ve been having here at YDR. I got one response. One. Quality isn’t quantity, I remind you. That one response came … Continue reading

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‘Let’s Move York City’ aims to get residents moving, eating right through free online program

York Mayor Kim Bracey recently announced a new health initiative, Let’s Move York City, through which the city website will help residents track their weight and physical activity.

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The famous “HoodiePillow” is manufactured in York County

The most amazing news came across my desk today. The HoodiePillow pillowcase is made in York. It’s a manufacturing reporter’s dream. Dallco Industries in York is behind the amazing concoction that mixes fluff with sweatshirt-dom. The local company manufactures sewn … Continue reading

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What’s in a name? Welcome to the “Rich Executive Building” in downtown York.

The other day, I passed by an office building on East Market Street in downtown York with an unintentionally pompous name. I made my friend stop his car in mid-traffic so I could snap a picture with my iPhone. I … Continue reading

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Meet Jenna, the smiling face behind @YorktowneHotel

Spent the morning working at the Yorktowne Hotel. I think I’ll do that more often. It’s a quiet place, free of the ruckus that comes with diners and gas stations. It was lovely sipping coffee at the OffCenter Grill while … Continue reading

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Suggestions for the city: Making Central Market my “office” last week

Maybe you saw this, or maybe you didn’t: Last week, I made York’s Central Market my office.

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Flooding photos/video from inside the Waterway Bar & Grill

Visited the Waterway Bar & Grill on West Philadelphia Street this morning. It’s just steps away from my house, which, by the way, has a foot of water in the basement. Two men I talked to there told me they … Continue reading

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Want an “I Survived the Great York Earthquake of 2011” t-shirt?

 I was just chatting with Gary Gearhart, owner of New Muse Screen Printing, who stopped by Green Been Roasting Company on the way to a class at York College. He said his business produced and sold about 15 t-shirts … Continue reading

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