Monthly Archives: December 2012

Could York County face a shortage of volunteer emergency personnel?

Adams County is facing a shortage of first responders, according to a recent article by reporter Amy Stansbury in the Hanover Evening Sun. Stansbury reported that Pennsylvania’s current volunteer firefighting force is just a fraction of the size it once … Continue reading

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Snowmageddon: Part 2, or maybe 3.

Wednesday’s snow was just a preview of things to come, apparently. The National Weather Service, Accuweather.com, the Weather Channel and all of the local meteorologists are in snow emergency mode, predicting two to four inches of snow Saturday. The snow … Continue reading

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Fissels Church Road bridge reopens to traffic

View Larger Map The Fissels Church Road bridge near Glen Rock reopened to traffic Saturday, said Greg Penny of the state Department of Transportation. Fissels Church Road has been closed to through traffic between Route 216 and Bonair Road since … Continue reading

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Project Blue Light honors fallen police officers

Pennsylvania residents are asked to display a blue light in their home or office window in honor of fallen  law enforcement officers and their survivors, according to a news release from state police. Since Pennsylvania State Police were founded in … Continue reading

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When will the Route 214 bridge in Seven Valleys reopen?

  The Route 214 bridge replacement project in Seven Valleys is behind schedule, according to the state Department of Transportation. The project was expected to be finished last month. However, the contractor, J.D. Eckman Inc. of Chester County, just set … Continue reading

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Where’s the snow?

It has been mild so far this month — a disappointment for snow lovers. So how warm has it been? The temperature has been 7.1 degrees above normal so far this month, said Andy Mussoline, meteorologist with AccuWeather.com. The average … Continue reading

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Should local government offer more than just municipal services?

About 70 Spring Garden Township residents attended a meeting Wednesday night to hear about plans for a new municipal complex near Interstate 83 and the Mount Rose interchange. Not only would it consolidate the municipal offices that are currently spread … Continue reading

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York County Commissioners approve contracts for flood repairs; work to begin soon

View Larger Map A bridge that has been closed since it sustained damage during Tropical Storm Lee last year will be fixed soon, said Steve Malesker, senior project manager with C.S. Davidson Inc. Trinity Excavating Inc. of York will be … Continue reading

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Protest against violence held along Route 30 in York

Metro editor Kara Eberle stopped by Northwest Plaze on Saturday to talk to two men protesting recent violence along Loucks Road in York. Here’s what the men had to say about the violence and how more people should be supporting … Continue reading

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Proposed Johnson Controls relocation could cause more traffic snarls at Exit 4 in Shrewsbury

Johnson Controls is eyeing a property in Hopewell Township for the relocation of its test labs for commercial air-conditioners. But what’s good news for job seekers might mean bad news for commuters. The Shrewsbury interchange off Exit 4 of Interstate … Continue reading

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