Monthly Archives: February 2013

York County commissioners want to use natural gas money for Native Lands Park

York County commissioners want to use $100,000 from natural gas drilling fees collected statewide for a project at Native Lands Park. The funding would go toward a public access project for the county park. “Access to the park is currently … Continue reading

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York County commissioners approve rate increase at nursing home

Commissioners on Wednesday approved increasing the private pay rate for room and board at the county nursing home from $245 per day to $250 per day, starting April 1. Last year, the rate increased by $10 per day, county officials said. “This … Continue reading

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York County Human Services executive director to take on additional duties

York County commissioners on Wednesday appointed Michelle Hovis as acting director of the York County Office of Children, Youth and Families, filling in for Deb Chronister County administrator Chuck Noll said Chronister will be out for about 12 weeks under … Continue reading

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Stewartstown mayor to run for York County controller

Bonner Smith, the 69-year-old mayor of Stewartstown, plans to run for county controller, challenging incumbent Robb Green. “I come with a wide variety of education and experience,” said Smith, a Republican. Smith is registered nurse. He said he also has … Continue reading

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Read York County Prison reports

Here is a look at some recent York County Prison reports: York County Prison reports (PDF) York County Prison reports (Text)

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Gov. Tom Corbett to speak at York County GOP event in March

Gov. Tom Corbett will be the featured guest speaker at the Inaugural Lincoln Day Dinner for the York County Republican Committee. The event will take place at 7 p.m. March 14 in the ballroom of the Hanover Elks Lodge located … Continue reading

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Bryan Tate announces campaign team leadership

Republican Bryan Tate, who is running to replace former state Rep. Eugene DePasquale, announced the leaders of his campaign on Wednesday. Here’s a look:    Today, Bryan Tate, candidate for the 95th Legislative District of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives, … Continue reading

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Former Congressman Todd Platts running for county judge

Read the full release here: (York)  —  Former United States Congressman Todd Platts today announced his intention to seek election to the office of Judge of the York County Court of Common Pleas.  Platts plans to cross-file in the upcoming … Continue reading

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Read proposed changes to PA’s small games of chance law

The state House passed changes to the small games of chance law. The legislation now moves to the state Senate. Here is the proposed bill: House Bill 290 (PDF) House Bill 290 (Text)

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York County Conservation District didn’t get a grant. Here’s who did

The York County Conservation District applied for a $5 million grant. It didn’t get it. Here’s a look at who did:

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