Monthly Archives: February 2013

Should dog owners have been notified of shooting?

Lance Ranck’s two dogs — Zoe, a 1-year-old herding dog, and Izzy, an 8-month old black lab — were shot and killed Dec. 26 after they broke through an electric fence. The dogs ran to a nearby farm and were … Continue reading

Posted in Animals | Tagged , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Should dog owners have been notified of shooting?

An Interstate 83 southbound lane will be closed tonight for utility work

Interstate 83 drivers beware: The right southbound lane between Route 30 and Sherman Street will be closed tonight for more utility work in the area. The closure will be in effect between 9 p.m. and midnight, said¬†Kathy Seilhamer, a spokeswoman … Continue reading

Posted in Commuting, Traffic | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on An Interstate 83 southbound lane will be closed tonight for utility work

Fixed: Seitzville Road Bridge has been repaired and reopened

The Seitzville Road bridge between Springfield and Codorus townships reopened to traffic on Feb. 15, said Steve Malesker, senior project manager with C.S. Davidson Inc. The bridge had been closed since the fall of 2011 when inspectors found that it … Continue reading

Posted in Bridges | Tagged , , , , | Comments Off on Fixed: Seitzville Road Bridge has been repaired and reopened

Fixed: Pothole in the 200 block of East Philadelphia Street in York

A reader recently wrote on SeeClickFix about a huge pothole in the road in the 1200 block of East Philadelphia Street in York. The reader wrote that rocks were collecting inside the pothole and when cars drove over it, the … Continue reading

Posted in Commuting, Pothole patrol | Tagged , , , , , | Comments Off on Fixed: Pothole in the 200 block of East Philadelphia Street in York

Gas prices go up. Nobody really knows why. Well, almost nobody…

Check out this Washington Post story about rising gas prices. It makes little sense. It seems that the story sets up every reason for rising gas prices and then shoots them down, one by one. It says that gas prices … Continue reading

Posted in Quality of life, Uncategorized | Tagged , , | Comments Off on Gas prices go up. Nobody really knows why. Well, almost nobody…

Stewartstown Railroad works on getting locomotives — including “Mighty Mo” — back in service

Negotiations are continuing between the Stewartstown Railroad and the estate of George M. Hart, David Williamson, president of the railroad, said Wednesday night. The parties had to report last week to the federal Surface Transportation Board, which has suspended proceedings … Continue reading

Posted in Railroads | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Stewartstown Railroad works on getting locomotives — including “Mighty Mo” — back in service

Check out the York Daily Record’s crime map

Every wonder what reported crimes are in your neighborhood? An interactive map on the York Daily Record crime page allows readers to find incidents based on several categories, including aggravated assault, drug offenses, larceny/theft, shootings, murder, vandalism and more.

Posted in Crime | Tagged , | Comments Off on Check out the York Daily Record’s crime map

West York Police release updates to website

West York Police recently updated its website to include a police blotter, news stories, alerts and a crime tip page. Click here to check it out. Under a new “wanted persons” tab, police can post suspects it has warrants for. … Continue reading

Posted in Crime, Quality of life | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on West York Police release updates to website

Traffic light timing: What can be done? Hint: Nothing, really

We’ve received two complaints about traffic light timing in York City. One complaint was about the lights on Richland Avenue from Market Street to College Avenue. The complaint said the way the lights were timed, traffic backed up. And sometimes, … Continue reading

Posted in Traffic lights | Tagged , , , , , | Comments Off on Traffic light timing: What can be done? Hint: Nothing, really

Newberry Township Police releases video on K-9, Tazer, in action

Newberry Township Police posted this video of its K-9 Tazer to the department’s Facebook page earlier this week. The responses were all positive for the unique work that Tazer does within the department. Tazer’s handler, Officer Chris Martinez, has worked … Continue reading

Posted in Animals, Crime | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Newberry Township Police releases video on K-9, Tazer, in action