Monthly Archives: April 2012

Electronic recycling event set for Shrewsbury Township

Not sure what to do with those old answering machines, electric typewriters, televisions and other outdated electronic equipment? You can recycle them. Shrewsbury Township is hosting a recycling event for residents from 8 a.m. to noon May 5 at the … Continue reading

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New Marcellus Shale website answers land-use questions

A new website recently launched by Penn State Extension and Penn State College of Agricultural Sciences is a resource for land-management at all stages of shale-gas development. The “Marcellus Shale Electronic Field Guide” is designed to be an unbiased manual … Continue reading

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Reader questions timing of the light at Route 30 and North Hills Road in Springettsbury Township

A reader recently wrote that the left-turn signal for heading onto westbound Route 30 from North Hills Road should stay green longer. “Just the other day, I was the second car through the intersection, we proceeded to turn just as … Continue reading

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Free tire disposal from York County Solid Waste Authority

Preregistration is now open for free tire disposal at the York County Resource Recovery Center in Manchester Township. YCSWA is using this promotion to educated residents about the proper methods for getting rid of old tires and to help eliminate … Continue reading

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Pennsylvania drivers are 10 times more likely to pass a deficient bridge than a McDonald’s; Carroll Township places a new weight restriction on Spring Lane Road span; Reynolds Mill Road bridge near Jacobus being repaired

Auditor General Jack Wagner issued a news release Wednesday, saying that Pennsylvania drivers are 10 times more likely to pass a structurally deficient bridge than a McDonald’s restaurant. Wagner says Gov. Tom Corbett and the General Assembly need to make … Continue reading

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Splinter-section at Church & Greenbriar should be fixed

Here’s a York Daily Record/Sunday News editorial based on a recent Fix York County post about a terrible Manchester Township intersection: This intersection, in a fast-growing suburb, is one of the most absurd in the county. Drivers traveling on Church … Continue reading

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You can’t get there from here…

If you’re easily amused — and I know I am — spend a few minutes sitting at the intersection of Route 30 and Sherman Street. Sherman Street is closed just south of Route 30 while crews rebuild the bridge that … Continue reading

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Facebook strikes up friendly energy rivalry

Would you rap your water heater in a blanket to limit heat loss if your neighbor said it lowered his electric bill? What about upgrading your energy-sapping appliances when your siblings found their new washer and dryer would pay for … Continue reading

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Highland Avenue bridge in West York reopens to traffic

Last month, I explained why the Highland Avenue bridge in West York was behind schedule. The bridge reopened to traffic Monday evening, according to the state Department of Transportation.

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Road projects must have minimal — if any — impacts on parks, other areas

Bob Wantz of Manchester Township recently asked why transportation officials didn’t take land from Cousler Park to realign Church Road to make one intersection at Greenbriar Road. Currently, two intersections exist at Church and Greenbriar roads. Both have traffic signals … Continue reading

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