Monthly Archives: March 2013

York County Democratic Party statement on Betty Marshall’s death

  YORK, PA – The Democratic Party of York County was deeply saddened to learn of the passing of former York City Mayor Elizabeth Marshall earlier today after a long illness. “Mayor Marshall was an incredibly special leader in the … Continue reading

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Read the letter that the York County SPCA sent to East Manchester Twp. residents

I recently wrote about a dispute between East Manchester Township and the York County SPCA. Here is the letter that the local SPCA sent to township residents:   Letter to East Manchester Township Residents (PDF) Letter to East Manchester Township … Continue reading

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Judge rules that Republican county controller candidate can be on ballot

York County President Judge Stephen P. Linebaugh ruled in favor of Republican county controller candidate Bonner Smith, saying he can remain on the May 21 primary ballot. Smith’s paperwork was challenged by Robb Green, the incumbent county controller who is … Continue reading

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What’s happening at today’s York County commissioners’ meeting?

York County commissioners’ meet at 10 a.m. this morning. I’ll have live coverage.  

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Poll: Do you think Pennsylvania will legalize your March Madness pool?

  poll by twiigs.com Justin Peters wrote for Slate last week that your March Madness office pool is probably illegal, but you shouldn’t worry about getting arrested. Are these pools actually illegal? Technically, yes: office basketball pools count as illegal … Continue reading

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York mayoral candidate Joe Beltrante’s hearing to take place Tuesday

Petition hearings for Republican county controller candidate Bonner Smith and Democratic York mayoral candidate Joe Beltrante will take place Tuesday afternoon, according to court papers. Both of their positions on the May primary ballot have been challenged. We will have … Continue reading

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York County Green Party to host ‘Sustainable Groove’ Saturday

An event featuring folk and jam bands, as well as speeches by local farmers and community leaders, will take place at 8 p.m. Saturday at The Depot, 360 W. Cottage Place, York, according to a news release. The York County … Continue reading

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York County to save close to $2.9 million by refinancing previous debt, officials say

Officials say York County will save close to $2.9 million by refinancing previous debt. “That’s an accomplishment,” said York County Commissioner Doug Hoke. Commissioners on Wednesday approved an ordinance authorizing a series of general obligation bonds in the aggregate principal … Continue reading

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What’s happening at the York County commissioners’ meeting?

Live coverage of the weekly meeting:    

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Read the New Freedom challenge

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