Category Archives: York City

State moves to manage York schools’ finances; documents help tell the story

Nobody’s saying a whole lot today — yet, anyway — about the state’s decision to declare York City School District to be in “financial recovery.” It’s a legal term that, if it survives a challenge by the district, means the state would appoint someone to lead the creation and execution of a plan to straighten out the district’s finances.

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Scraping the Web for crime

Last night I stumbled upon a Web site that’s scraping data from the city’s online police blotter. It’s using the information to make a map of the city. It’s interesting, but a bit misleading. From the looks of the map, … Continue reading

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For posterity — and for tracking promises — here’s Mayor Bracey’s inaugural address

Kim Bracey, York’s first black mayor, laid out nine initiatives in her 2,279-word address, and pledged to launch them in the first nine months of her administration. Her address is here.

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