Monthly Archives: May 2013

York County Freedom Ride seeks to help human trafficking victims

State Rep. Mike Regan, R-Carroll Township, will speak at, and participate in, an event to raise awareness of human trafficking, according to a news release. Registration for the Freedom Ride event begins at 8:30 a.m. Saturday at Mountain Ridge Church, … Continue reading

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DA Tom Kearney gets enough write-ins for Democratic nomination

Incumbent Republican Tom Kearney won the Republican nomination for York County District Attorney in the May 21 primary. He also got enough write-in votes to be the Democratic nominee, according to unofficial write-in totals from York County’s elections office. “I … Continue reading

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York County commissioners approve salary increases for social services union

  York County commissioners approved a collective bargaining agreement Wednesday on behalf of the York County Human Services Department and the Pennsylvania Social Services Union. It includes salary increases for the about 105 positions: 2.5 percent for 2012, retroactive; 1 … Continue reading

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U.S. Rep. Scott Perry says people want to slow down Obamacare

  U.S. Rep. Scott Perry, R-York County, said business leaders are concerned about the implementation of the health care reform law. “These folks asked …if Obamacare could either be slowed down or stopped,” Perry said. “…They’re asking that we do … Continue reading

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Democrat Kevin Schreiber to be sworn-in as state House member June 4

  Kevin Schreiber, a Democrat who was elected to the state House on Tuesday, said he has learned he will be sworn into office on June 4 at 11 a.m. in Harrisburg. The special election was held in conjunction with … Continue reading

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Tom Wolf, other gubernatorial candidates participating in June 5 forum

York County businessman Tom Wolf is one of the Democratic gubernatorial candidates who will participate in a forum June 5 in Harrisburg, according to an event organizer. Alan Kennedy-Shaffer, president of Harrisburg Hope, which describes itself as a grassroots, community … Continue reading

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Tate thanks supporters, congratulates Schreiber, says he loves York

Republican Bryan Tate lost to Kevin Schreiber in the 95th state House special election. Here’s a message that was posted on his campaign Facebook page Wednesday: Thank you, thank you, thank you! While yesterday was not the outcome we wanted, … Continue reading

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Rep. Seth Grove to host town hall meeting on May 30 in Warrington Township

State Rep. Seth Grove, R-Dover Township, will host a town hall meeting on May 30 at 7 p.m. at Warrington Township’s municipal building, 3345 Rosstown Road, according to a news release. No RSVP is necessary for the event, and it … Continue reading

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Democrat Kevin Schreiber shows off his shoes

Brandie Kessler was reporting from York County Democratic Party’s headquarters in York Tuesday evening. Here’s a story about Democrat Kevin Schreiber, celebrating his 95th state House win. One of his supporters and a volunteer on his campaign, Patricia Ayers, said … Continue reading

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Pennsylvania Democratic Party Chairman calls Schreiber victory a referendum on Corbett

Pennsylvania Democratic Party Chairman Jim Burn called the Democratic victories in special elections on Tuesday — by Dan Miller in Allegheny County and Kevin Schreiber in York County  — a referendum on Gov. Tom Corbett. A PoliticsPA article said both … Continue reading

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