Monthly Archives: June 2013

Presentation and Q and A with PA Public Welfare Secretary Bev Mackereth

Pennsylvania Public Welfare Secretary Bev Mackereth spoke in York County this morning. Here are some highlights from our live coverage:  

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What the York County Republican House delegation said about Bev Mackereth’s confirmation

Here is what the York County Republican House delegation had to say about Beverly D. Mackereth’s confirmation as secretary of the Department of Public Welfare: HARRISBURG – Serving as the first York County woman to serve under a Pennsylvania governor’s … Continue reading

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York County commissioners approve senior center cuts

York County commissioners on Wednesday approved a combined $80,000 in cuts for eight senior centers. Here are highlights from the meeting:

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Read testimony from legislative hearing on PA cities

Hannah Sawyer covered the legislative hearing taking place at York College this morning. After the jump, you can read York Mayor Kim Bracey’s testimony and find a link to other testimony:

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York College to host hearing on future of Pennsylvania’s cities

The second in a series of statewide joint hearings on the future of Pennsylvania’s cities will take place at 10 a.m. Thursday at York College, according to a news release. The state House Urban Affairs and Senate Urban Affairs and … Continue reading

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Perry: removing emergency contraception restrictions ‘endangers young girls’

I couldn’t immediately reach U.S. Rep. Scott Perry, R-York County, Tuesday afternoon for a story I was working on about reactions to the Obama administration’s decision to  take steps to comply with a judge’s order to allow girls of any … Continue reading

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Elder abuse reports have increased in Pennsylvania and York County

Elder abuse reports have increased in Pennsylvania and York County, officials said at Wednesday’s county commissioners’ meeting. In a proclamation, County Commissioner Doug Hoke said elder abuse reports in Pennsylvania increased by 35 percent from 2007 to 2011. Stephanie Frey, … Continue reading

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What happened at the weekly York County commissioners’ meeting?

The meeting is over. You can check out some of the live coverage below:      

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York County state reps to host concealed firearms class

State Reps. Seth Grove, R-Dover Township, and Mike Regan, R-Carroll Township, will host a concealed carry class for firearms at 10 a.m. June 22, according to a news release. The class will be held at the Lions Community Building, 2280 … Continue reading

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Jesus, Satan and your mom are back: Primary write-in votes for York County

Sunday editor Scott Blanchard wrote in November about how Jesus, Jon Stewart, Stephen King and your mom all got at least one write-in vote in the 2012 general election. So how did they fair in the May 21 municipal primary and … Continue reading

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