Monthly Archives: August 2013

The list of bridges in York and Adams counties to have new or lowered weight restrictions

Ten bridges in York County and nine spans in Adams County will have new or lowered weight restrictions, the state Department of Transportation announced recently. The restrictions will help to slow the rate of deterioration and ensure the safety of … Continue reading

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Will you give transit a try in September? If you do, you could win a prize.

Will you try riding the bus or Amtrak in September? Commuter Services of Pennsylvania is kicking off its third annual Try Transit Month in September, and it is encouraging residents to try using public transportation. Those who do could win … Continue reading

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“York Split” construction to be discussed at Wednesday meeting

Do you drive through the York Split — the Interstate 83 and Route 581 interchange — on a daily basis? If you do, you might want to attend a public meeting Wednesday night to hear more about the construction work … Continue reading

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School is back in session: Watch for buses and students

Many schools in York County opened their doors last week, and it’s a good time to remind drivers to watch for students and school buses. Under state law, you are required to stop at least 10 feet away from a … Continue reading

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Readers praise firefighter sent west for forest fires

I wrote a story that ran earlier this week about Jon Dubbs, a 24-year-old member of the Southern York County Forest Fire Crew who was sent west to fight forest fires. His father, Dale Dubbs, made a similar trip more than 20 years ago. … Continue reading

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Horse show to aid domestic violence programs with York YWCA

The third annual Ride To Survive for domestic violence awareness is set for Sept. 7 in Maryland and will benefit the York YWCA, according to a news release. High Ridge Farm in Manchester, Md. will host the event to raise money … Continue reading

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Dare To Care 5K run/walk to benefit Quick Response Team

The York County Quick Response Team along with Newberry Township Police Department are hosting the 7th Annual running of the Dare To Care 5K, set for Aug. 31. The event involves a 5K run/walk  and an awards ceremony. This event benefits … Continue reading

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Northeastern Regional Police report thefts from cars

Northeastern Regional Police posted this message on its Facebook page earlier today: Please lock your car up and hide your valuables. We are seeing an increase of thefts from vehicles in the past few weeks. Unlocked cars are being entered … Continue reading

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How do you remove yellow paint splattered on your vehicle from a line painting operation?

Claire Bradshaw said her truck and trailer recently sustained about $1,000 damage from being splattered with yellow paint from a line painting operation. Crews had been painting the yellow lines on Route 74. “I picked the paint up off the … Continue reading

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Lemoyne intersection has wavy pavement

View Larger Map A reader posted on SeeClickFix that a washboard intersection in Lemoyne was reported nearly a year ago, but nothing has changed. The intersection is at Hummel Avenue and S. 10th St. It’s not far from the York … Continue reading

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