Author Archives: Scott Fisher

About Scott Fisher

I'm opinion page editor and blogging coordinator for the York Daily Record/Sunday News and Yorkblog.com. Phone: 717-771-2049. Email: sfisher@ydr.com. Twitter: twitter.com/YDReditpage.

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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News release: View the York County Transportation Improvement Plan

News release today from the York County Planning Commission: York County, Pennsylvania, May 1, 2012. Today and all during the month of May, the York County Planning Commission (YCPC) transportation staff will be seeking public input on the York Area … Continue reading

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Splinter-section at Church & Greenbriar should be fixed

Here’s a York Daily Record/Sunday News editorial based on a recent Fix York County post about a terrible Manchester Township intersection: This intersection, in a fast-growing suburb, is one of the most absurd in the county. Drivers traveling on Church … Continue reading

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Pa. has plenty of road funding?

A recent column by officials with the Commonwealth Foundation out of Harrisburg suggests there is already adequate funding available to fix Pennsylvania’s roads and bridges — it just needs to be better prioritized. Here’s an excerpt: While Pennsylvania’s roads and … Continue reading

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Kreutz Creek cleanup planned for March 17

Here’s a great opportunity for people to roll up their sleeves, pull on their hip boots and actually get out there and help “fix York County.” Following is a news release we received from Gary Peacock of the York County … Continue reading

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Tell congressional candidates what you’d like to see fixed

Think York County should get more federal funding to fix and improve local roads and bridges? Is there something else about our community that you would like to see fixed – something that might involve the federal government or federal … Continue reading

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Twenties want some changes

The twenty-somethings over at the Twenty & Change blog talk about things they would like to see fixed in York County. They focused on such issues as city potholes, nightlife for young people in southern York County, green space in … Continue reading

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5 years of road work ahead on Mount Rose Ave.

Major changes are in store for the Mount Rose Avenue area, one of the most congested stretches of road in York County. Things will be better when the construction is done, but residents should brace themselves for 5 years of … Continue reading

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Expedite work on Route 116 bridge in Spring Grove

York County has many crumbling bridges that need to be repaired or replaced, and officials are slowly working to address those issues. That’s good news. But those projects come with some pain in the form of traffic tie-ups and detours. … Continue reading

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Fix Seven Valleys underpass

Let’s hope Meg Fullerton was not prescient when she said, “Sooner or later, someone is going to get killed here” — referring to the railroad overpass of Main Street in Seven Valleys. In fact, let’s do more than hope. Let’s … Continue reading

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