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Help improve the PLAYABILITY of York City!

York has been designated a Playful City USA for the 7th consecutive year due to the renovation of playgrounds by Bring On Play, and the implementation of play events such as the BOPstacle Race, Play Streets, YMCA Healthy Kids Day … Continue reading

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Dream Ride York – A new bike ride fundraiser for charities in October!

Dream Ride York is a new event hosted by Eat Play Breathe York, the City of York and the many organizations and businesses focused on making York and York County a more bike-friendly community. Dream Ride York provides a venue … Continue reading

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“Ride of the Year” comes to the City of York

The School District of the City of York, in conjunction with several partners, is hosting a GO SAFE “Fun & Fitness” Community Bike Ride this summer. The event is slated for Saturday, August 9 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. … Continue reading

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Incorporate physical activity into your work day

Some jobs are the same thing, day in and day out. Stare at the computer, listen to the drone of voices in the surrounding cubicles, and occasionally walk to the bathroom 10 yards away. However, those jobs do exist where … Continue reading

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City of York stops to smell the roses

The act of gardening is underrated in today’s society, especially in the city. Gardening not only provides us with healthy choices and fresh produce in order to eat cleaner, but it is also extremely cost efficient when you are growing … Continue reading

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We’re all newbies once

I have a tried and true system for marathon prep. I know exactly what to pack, I’ve got contingency plans, I know what to expect. But at one point, I didn’t. My first race ever was a tiny half marathon … Continue reading

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My walk to City Hall – by Furman Dennis

Furman Dennis, a 4th grade student at Lincoln Charter School, was so excited about walking to City Hall during the kick-off Bike in York Week event, that he wrote a story about the event, and then sent it to me … Continue reading

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York receives grant for fighting childhood obesity

On Wednesday, June 4th at 10:30 am, a press conference will be held at York City Hall to acknowledge the Childhood Obesity Prevention Grant that York received through the USCM and the American Beverage Association to combat childhood obesity. York’s … Continue reading

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Garden brings “Hope” to Salem Square

When walking from Penn Street onto Hope Street, which resembles an alley more than a road, it is hard not to be surprised by the beautiful garden adorning a one acre property in the very heart of the Salem Square … Continue reading

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Free fall prevention program for older adults

Many older adults experience concerns about falling and restrict their activities. A MATTER OF BALANCE is an award-winning program designed to manage falls and increase activity levels. The York City Bureau of Health will provide A Matter of Balance: Managing Concerns … Continue reading

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