Category Archives: Quality of life

Project for Shrewsbury exit of I-83 could grow bigger

Improvements at the Shrewsbury exit of Interstate 83 have been eyed for years, and transportation planners now expect one big project instead of two smaller ones at that interchange. That’s because the I-83 bridge was deemed structurally deficient during an … Continue reading

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Take a survey about local waters, help with Chesapeake Bay cleanup

Efforts are underway in York County to help clean up the Chesapeake Bay, and you can take a survey to help. The survey asks residents how they feel about their local waters, such as keeping streams clean or cleaning them … Continue reading

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I-83 park and ride lot expanding in northern Maryland

Have you seen the construction at the park and ride lot just over the state line? Fifty new parking spaces are being added to the lot at the Old York Road interchange of Interstate 83, according to the Maryland State … 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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Governor signs transportation bill; money will pay for widening of I-83 in York area

Gov. Tom Corbett signed the transportation funding bill today, according to a news release. It will invest an additional $2.3 billion to $2.4 billion in roads, bridges and mass transportation around the state, the news release says. Here in York … 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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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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York County Children’s Advocacy Center plans 5th annual Mini Golf Marathon

Get ready to dust off your putters. The York County Children’s Advocacy Center is hosting the 5th Annual Mini Golf Marathon at Heritage Hills Golf Resort, 2700 Mount Rose Ave. noon to midnight Aug. 9. The York County Children’s Advocacy … Continue reading

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