Category Archives: Litter

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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Help clean up our world, or part of it, anyway

The York County Conservation District, and a bunch of other good folks, are planning to do two big cleanups this month. On March 24, the Lower Susquehanna Riverkeeper, PPL Corp and the Watershed Alliance of York will be cleaning up … 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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Field of plastic bags

Ever notice the plastic bags dotting the properties that border Route 30 and Roosevelt Avenue on the side where there is a grocery store, banks and a strip of land that serves as a buffer from the roads? The other … 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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I live in a trashy neighborhood

Quite literally. There is trash everywhere. I pick junk mail addressed to people I have never met from the mint growing in front of my house on a daily basis. While shoveling snow a couple of weeks ago, I uncovered … Continue reading

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Clean up flooding debris along the rail trail

A recent hike along the Northern Extension of the York County Heritage Rail Trail shows this section will be an excellent addition to the trail once it is completed from John Rudy County Park to downtown York. Unfortunately, though, the … Continue reading

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