Category Archives: Travel

I-83 drivers: What you need to know in Maryland

If you travel Interstate 83 or any other roads in Maryland, you need to remember that the new, hand-held cellphone ban is now in effect. Drivers can be pulled over if police see them holding a cellphone to their ear, … Continue reading

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A look at line painting on the roads from PennDOT’s numbers

Now that the weather has turned warmer, drivers will be seeing line painting crews out on the road. During the next several months, crews with the state Department of Transportation will be painting more than 120,000 miles of traffic lines … 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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Proposed Johnson Controls relocation could cause more traffic snarls at Exit 4 in Shrewsbury

Johnson Controls is eyeing a property in Hopewell Township for the relocation of its test labs for commercial air-conditioners. But what’s good news for job seekers might mean bad news for commuters. The Shrewsbury interchange off Exit 4 of Interstate … Continue reading

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Interstate 83 paving by Sherman Street area all goes back to “the strip”

If you have traveled Interstate 83 in the area of the Sherman Street bridge recently, you probably noticed the highway is a little rough. That’s because crews will paving about a 2.5-mile stretch of the highway. Why, you wonder? It … Continue reading

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Interstate 83 project by Pennsylvania Turnpike is almost done

A major reconstruction project on Interstate 83 in the area of the Pennsylvania Turnpike is almost done, said Greg Penny, a spokesman for the state Department of Transportation. The final inspection is finished, and the contractor just has to address … Continue reading

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State police to organize National Child Passenger Safety Week

The Pennsylvania State Police will be conducting numerous child safety seat checks throughout the state between Sept. 16 and 20 during National Child Passenger Safety Week. Anyone interested in having their child seat checked can make an appointment at their … Continue reading

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Have you had problems with your GPS unit taking you to your destination?

Have you ever run into a problem with directions given by your GPS unit? Recently, a 22-year-old man was burned at a party in Maryland, and another person tried to take him to the nearest medical facility. The GPS unit, … Continue reading

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