Monthly Archives: November 2008

VIDEO Recycled Holiday Art Tree

The Holiday Art Tree is back in town at the intersection of Philadelphia and Beaver Streets in York. This year’s theme is winter sports. Donated articles will be cleaned and given to charity when the tree comes down. The tree … Continue reading

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Less demand, pay less

I was driving through Virginia today and filled up at $1.65 a gallon The American Automobile Association says traffic will be down 1.2% this year, meaning about 400,000 fewer Americans. Passenger numbers are expected to fall off about 10% compared … Continue reading

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VIDEO Thrift Store helps homeless veterans rebuild lives

A thrift store that helps all veterans who left the military with anything other than an honorable discharge, by selling furniture and other household items and providing a place of employment for homeless veterans.

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VIDEO Out of rubble, hope

Carlos Cartagena walked on the broken glass and burnt ceiling tiles strewn on the hardwood floor of what was once his family’s home in York. Periodically, he stopped to sift through the rubble to see what he could salvage. As … Continue reading

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2010 Ford Fusion Hybrid

Ford has added the tweaked power train from the Escape Hybrid to the Fusion/Milan sedans. How about 39 mpg city and a light foot bringing in 47 mpg. Ford happily notes that is at least 6 m.p.g. better than the … Continue reading

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VIDEO Bridge collapses in creek

Workers from the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation waded through the North Branch Bermudian Creek near the Adams County line Monday morning to learn exactly how a steel one-lane bridge collapsed into the creek Sunday evening. State police said a drunken … Continue reading

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Who is using the least energy on my block?

Or at least one house is 55 degrees on the second floor.

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Defining a green car – 2009 VW Jetta TDI

Green Car Journal named Volkswagen’s 2009 Jetta TDI as the “Green Car of the Year” at the Los Angeles Auto Show on Thursday, making it the first clean-diesel vehicle to win the prize. (AP) VW has managed to build a … Continue reading

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The shock of deflation jets in

“Recession” has been the unspeakable word for months, though most of us have known it as reality for quite some time. It was whispered between the words of stories and secretly referred to in the code words embedded in business … Continue reading

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VIDEO Restoring a city icon

The kiosk that served York when trolleys ran the streets has been reconstructed by the Kinsley Education Center. Kinsley and the city are hoping to get some community support to get copper roof replaced. York once had a county wide … Continue reading

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