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Benefits of gardening

You might ask, what is the point of gardening if I can go to the grocery store or local market to buy my fruits and vegetables? Good question, but gardening has more benefits than just having a tomato you planted in your salad.

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No Sweat team participates in the Race Against Racism

Saturday was chilly but that didn’t stop the No Sweat team from participating in the Race Against Racism at the YWCA on Market Street and having a blast doing it.

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YWCA- York and NETA to host two exercise workshps

YWCA and National Exercise Trainers Association (NETA), a non-profit fitness professional association, are co-sponsoring two nationally-recognized workshops.

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Hope for Today 5k: Addiction Awareness and Recovery

To me, people who got into drugs and ruined their lives were people who were raised by parents who didn’t care or were nonexistent. They were people who likely had no morals or standards by which to live. I was always taught to “just say no” and I couldn’t understand how hard of a concept that was for others to grasp. Four years ago, I got into a relationship with an addict.

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YMCA Healthy Kids Day® on April 25 Aims to Help Kids Stay Active and Keep Learning

On Saturday, April 25, the YMCAs of York and York County and Hanover are holding a free community event to inspire more kids to keep their minds and bodies active. YMCA’s Healthy Kids Day®, the Y’s national initiative to improve health … Continue reading

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Sexual Assault Awareness Month focuses on keeping York campus safe

The Victim Assistance Center mostly sees people come in who are victims of sexual assault even though they provide counseling for victims of any crime and its witnesses. The center is known in the community as a resource for victims of sexual assault but that isn’t the only reason for the high numbers, Sara Smith, a therapist at Victim Assistance Center, said.

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Silence isn’t golden: A No Sweat playlist for your lifting needs

For me, finding new music is always a challenge, so I’m sharing some of my workout playlists with you in hopes you’ll suggest different music for me!

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Fit and frugal: How to stay active (and not break the bank)

I’m moving into the city, which not only will leave a dent (or wide, open gash) in my bank account, but it also means I’ll be paying more. And that means certain things get cut out from my life.

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West York fun run this weekend

West York High School is holding a Color Dash 4 Diamonds on Saturday, an event for competitive runners, joggers and walkers alike with all proceeds benefiting the Four Diamonds Fund, and the race will serve as kickoff for the school’s … Continue reading

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Girls on the Run diary #8

This week we have Julia Hains, a guest contributor filling in for Lora. Lora Nowak, a 6th grader at Dallastown Intermediate School, has been our guest contributor for a couple of months from Girls on the Run. She and Julia is working toward her goals and will be participating in the Race against Racism 5k in April.

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