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The list of bridges in York and Adams counties to have new or lowered weight restrictions

Ten bridges in York County and nine spans in Adams County will have new or lowered weight restrictions, the state Department of Transportation announced recently. The restrictions will help to slow the rate of deterioration and ensure the safety of … Continue reading

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York County’s Hometown Heroes provides discounts to about 900 veterans

More than 900 York County veterans have received identification cards as part of the Hometown Heroes discount program, York County Recorder of Deeds Randi Reisinger announced in a news release Wednesday. The “Hometown Heroes” program allows York County veterans to … Continue reading

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Should PennDOT release the potential list of bridge and road projects that could be funded?

Trying to track down which bridge and road projects in York County could be funded through state transportation proposals has been anything but easy. That’s because, as the Associated Press reported today, the information is only available to legislators through … Continue reading

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At least three projects in York County could be funded if Senate Bill 1 passes as proposed

At least three projects in York County are on the list of potential projects that could be funded if additional money if Senate Bill 1 gets ultimate approval. The bill was recently passed by the state Senate and now the … Continue reading

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When it comes to the cost: Big company or small shops?

The following conversation has come up numerous times in the past few weeks between my fiance and I. There’s a product we want to buy and we shop around for the best price. Inevitably, the bigger company has a better … Continue reading

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What will record bee die-offs mean for York County farmers?

Across the U.S., beekeepers are opening their hives to find dead and missing bees — again.  And in even greater numbers than before. Scientists have reported the highest number of bee die-offs ever this winter, surpassing 2006 when the new … Continue reading

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Route 30 bridge work to resume, traffic to be reduced to single lane eastbound

A reader recently asked when work on the Route 30 bridge over the Susquehanna River will be finished. It will be this spring, said Mike Crochunis, a spokesman for the state Department of Transportation. More work was added to the … Continue reading

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Are roving DUI patrols planned in York County for Super Bowl weekend?

It’s Super Bowl weekend, and that means party time for some people. But if you’re planning to imbibe, you need to make plans to get home safely. Police in Lancaster County will be conducting roving DUI patrols this weekend, according … Continue reading

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How many extreme weather records did York County break in 2012?

Extreme weather shattered 3,527 monthly records across the county last year, according to the Natural Resources Defense Council, an international, nonprofit environmental organization. And that’s up from the 3,251 monthly records broken in 2011, the organization reported Tuesday. In Pennsylvania, … Continue reading

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Dover Township’s Volunteer Firefighters look back at 2012

If you’ve ever wondered what it’s like to have a firefighter’s perspective of fighting a massive blaze, look no further than Dover Township’s Volunteer Fire Department. The department has long been using technology to its advantage. Most recently, firefighters here … Continue reading

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