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About Teresa Boeckel

Reach Teresa Boeckel at tboeckel@ydr.com or call 717-771-2031.

Furnishings from Budget Host Inn, other business sold in online auction

A 1987 Chrevrolet pickup, a woodstone pizza oven and hotel room furnishings were some of the items the state recently sold from the properties being demolished for the new Mount Rose interchange. The state Department of Transportation of acquired the … Continue reading

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Cameras will be required in new cars to prevent “back overs”

A new rule released Monday will require rear view cameras in new vehicles under 10,000 pounds to help prevent drivers from backing into people, according to a news release from Kids and Cars Inc. Even with using three mirrors, drivers … Continue reading

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Historical marker for Thomas Cresap relocated in Lower Windsor Township

An historic marker for Thomas Cresap has been relocated to the original site of his home in Lower Windsor Township, according to a news release from the Susquehanna Gateway Heritage Area. Cresap settled at Pleasant Garden in 1729. This was … Continue reading

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Will you volunteer to spring clean the roads?

When this snow melts, it will likely reveal lots of trash along the roads. Plastic shopping bags, soda bottles and car parts are just some of the items that litter the highway. It takes volunteers to help spruce up the … Continue reading

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Bridge over Codorus Creek closes because it is no longer safe

A bridge in York County closed last week after a recent inspection, said Steve Malesker, senior project manager with C.S. Davidson Inc. The Hayrick Road bridge over the Codorus Creek at the Heidelberg and North Codorus Township line was closed … Continue reading

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Was the boom earlier this month a “frost quake”?

Earlier this month, a reader contacted us about a “boom” that was heard in the Dover area on New Year’s Day. Jeri Jones of Jones Geological Services looked into the issue a little more, and he thinks that “frost quakes” … Continue reading

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Tilted sign on Leader Heights Road needs to be readjusted

A reader has been in touch with me about a sign that has been tilted — and now totally flipped — on Leader Heights Road in York Township. The sign indicates to drivers heading east on Leader Heights Road which … Continue reading

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Did you hear a boom or feel the house shake on New Year’s Day?

A reader contacted us recently about a boom heard in the Dover area on New Year’s Day. He said that many people reported hearing it, and some said their houses shook. It happened around 3 p.m. So I called Jeri … Continue reading

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Rabbittransit offers mobile-friendly website

Rabbittransit has transitioned its website to make it easier for people using mobile devices to read and navigate, according to a news release. Users should find it easier access to schedules, rider alerts, bus arrivals and fare information, the news … Continue reading

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Removal of Route 124 and Chambers Road light postponed until Thursday

The removal of the Chambers Road traffic signal has been postponed because of the snow storm, according to Greg Penny, a spokesman for the state Department of Transportation. It is now scheduled to be removed on Thursday, he said in … Continue reading

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