Monthly Archives: July 2012

Oil and chipping: Are you a fan of it?

Crews will be out oil and chipping roads in York County this week, including along Codorus Furnace Road between Accomac Road and Route 24 in Hellam and East Manchester townships. It is considered to be an effective tool for sealing … Continue reading

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Expecting East Prospect Road to re-open? Think again.

PennDOT had expected the construction on Route 124 — also known as East Prospect Road — to be completed, or at least far enough along that the road could be re-opened, by July 26. Which would have been good news … Continue reading

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Missing road signs can leave drivers confused: Am I turning on the right road?

On my way to an assignment Tuesday afternoon in North Hopewell Township — to see black widow spiders — I noticed that some of the road sign names were missing. For example, one road sign said “Ebaugh Road” but the … Continue reading

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Police: Thousands of dollars in losses from The Avenues

Nuisance crimes have been hitting the residents of the West End Avenues for 18 months, said Sgt. Derrick Millhouse with York City Police. Several weeks ago, members of The Avenues Neighborhood Association met with Millhouse to discuss the recent crimes … Continue reading

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You can participate in PennDOT survey

Want to share your thoughts with PennDOT? Now is your chance. You can take an online survey at to help the department monitor its highway safety efforts by sharing your opinions on traffic safety enforcement and driving behavior, according … Continue reading

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Plank Road bridge over Interstate 83 in Shrewsbury Township could reopen to traffic next month

Last week, a reader asked me what the status is with the Plank Road bridge over Interstate 83 in Shrewsbury Township. It has been closed since January 2011 for a replacement, and work was delayed early last year because the … Continue reading

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York County man is one of the winners in Commuter Services of Pennsylvania’s challenge

Rob Miller of York County is one of the winners of Commuter Services of Pennsylvania‘s Bike to Work Week challenge, according to a news release. Miller rode his bike to his job at John H. Myers & Son. He won … Continue reading

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