Monthly Archives: June 2012

Seitzville Road bridge on the border of Springfield and Codorus townships to be repaired in the next few months; it was damaged by the flooding from Tropical Storm Lee in September

View Larger Map The Seitzville Road bridge on the border of Springfield and Codorus townships has been closed since October when an inspection deemed it unsafe after the flooding in September from Tropical Storm Lee. A reader asked me this … Continue reading

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Thoughts on the Heritage Rail Trail and a couple of bridges over the Codorus Creek

This editorial from the York Daily Record focuses on the Heritage Rail Trail and a bridge over the Codorus Creek.

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Route 216, Susquehanna Trail and Church Street to be identified as a problem

View Larger Map Transportation officials are expected to identify the intersection of Seaks Run Road, the Susquehanna Trail and Church Street in Springfield Township as a problem area. It’s an issue that’s going to be discussed at the upcoming York … Continue reading

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Residents concerned about drug activity in the West End of York

Several weeks ago I got an email from a York resident who was concerned about drug activity in the West End of the city. She declined to give me her name, saying she was afraid of some of the suspected … Continue reading

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Have armyworms invaded your yard?

Penn State Extension reports that they’ve had calls from across the state that hordes of armyworms are spreading through fields and lawns, destroying crops and grass as the go. Infrequent invaders, armyworms are usually found in large numbers and can … Continue reading

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Bet the new bridge on North George Street near Emigsville will not have this cool feature

A section of North George Street just north of Emigsville will close Friday morning for a bridge replacement project. It’s a bridge that’s small, and it’s easy to miss on the heavily-traveled road. The span was built in 1925, and … Continue reading

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A detour not taken — Stay off Christensen Road

View Larger Map Construction on the S-curve on East Prospect Road — east of Longstown Hill in Windsor Township — is slogging along, PennDOT’s work on the project to straighten out the curve and make the road safer reaching about … Continue reading

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No, the traffic lights on Leaders Heights Road in York Township are not broken, but the problem keeps continuing

It took York Township officials a little bit to figure this one out. The traffic lights on Leaders Heights Road were remaining red for a period of time — from Powder Mill Road to the exit ramps coming off of … Continue reading

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Are you interested in keeping your local waterways healthy? There’s an app for that

If there is a creek or river you have your eye on, get Creek Watch to help you track its health and contribute to a data collective for your watershed. Whenever you pass a waterway, take a few seconds to … Continue reading

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Residents on Columbia Avenue in York worry about leaning utility pole; Met-Ed addresses concerns

Reporter Ed Mahon went to a York neighborhood Monday night to talk with residents who were concerned about a leaning electrical pole.  They worried that it was unsafe. Here is the story that Ed has written after talking with residents … Continue reading

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