Category Archives: Pet peeves

Has the Post Office called you back lately?

I thought it would be easy to get in touch with the York City Post Office — they are, after all, in the business of communication. But it’s my first couple of weeks on the job, and I guess I … Continue reading

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Help keep the Rail Trail beautiful in York

Friday’s warmer temperatures sent my fiance and I to the streets to get a little fresh air. As York residents, I like to take advantage of the easy walking that can come from living downtown. After exploring some downtown businesses, … Continue reading

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Save the wheelbarrow! UPDATE: It was saved. And a cat? Really?

UPDATE: The voting is over and the wheelbarrow survived the voting. Monopoly fans voted the iron off the board, replacing it with a cat. A cat? Seriously? Maybe it was time for equal time. There is a dog. But a … Continue reading

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Expecting East Prospect Road to re-open? Think again.

PennDOT had expected the construction on Route 124 — also known as East Prospect Road — to be completed, or at least far enough along that the road could be re-opened, by July 26. Which would have been good news … Continue reading

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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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A detour not taken — Stay off Christensen Road

View Larger Map Construction on the S-curve on East Prospect Road — east of Longstown Hill in Windsor Township — is slogging along, PennDOT’s work on the project to straighten out the curve and make the road safer reaching about … Continue reading

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More InTown Motors, towing and what should be done

First off, read this latest installment in the on-going saga of InTown Motors and its towing practices. Now, as the story notes, a woman celebrating her birthday left her car in the lot of Northwest Plaza overnight so she could … 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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You can’t get there from here…

If you’re easily amused — and I know I am — spend a few minutes sitting at the intersection of Route 30 and Sherman Street. Sherman Street is closed just south of Route 30 while crews rebuild the bridge that … Continue reading

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Texting and driving: What?

OK, so texting while driving has been illegal in the great commonwealth of Pennsylvania for, what, a couple of weeks now. It’s been on the news. It’s been talked about on social media. People have texted one another about it. … Continue reading

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