Monthly Archives: August 2013

York County’s November election

With most of the deadlines out of the way, the ballots for York County’s general election are taking shape. Taking into consideration the winners from the primary, write-ins, minor parties and subsitutions, many of the county’s races will be uncontested. … Continue reading

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How a lunch at the Yorktowne Hotel with Tom Wolf led to campaign contributions and a close friendship

I have a story about how Tom Wolf and his wife, Frances, have contributed to campaigns and committees for candidates across Pennsylvania for years. Here’s the story of one such candidate who ended up becoming close friends with Wolf, and … Continue reading

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Political columnist says Tom Wolf may be “most interesting person” seeking governorship in modern Pa. history”

I’ve got a story about the campaign contributions Tom Wolf, his wife, or both have given to state-level campaigns and committees. John Baer, political columnist for the Philadelphia Daily News, recently wrote that Wolf is “maybe the most interesting person … Continue reading

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U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey to speak at Wednesday Rotary Club of York meeting

U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey, R-Pa., will address the Rotary Club of York and take questions from club members during its weekly meeting on Wednesday, according to a news release. The club meets at the Yorktowne Hotel, 48 East Market Street, … Continue reading

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Public meeting about York County human services programs taking place Tuesday

A public meeting about the 2013-2014 human services coordinated plan for York County will take place at 6 p.m. Tuesday, according to the county. The meeting will include information on funding for several programs, including ones that assist the homeless, … Continue reading

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Windsor Township man considering state Senate run

I wrote earlier this month about state Sen. Mike Waugh’s decision not to seek re-election for 2014. York County Commissioner Steve Chronister and state Rep. Ron Miller, R-Jacobus, both said they may run to replace Waugh, R-Shrewsbury Township. Zachary Hearn, … Continue reading

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York 912 Patriots to host town hall-style meeting with Rep. Scott Perry

U.S. Rep. Scott Perry, R-York County, will speak at town hall-style meeting hosted by the York 912 Patriots, according to a news release. The event will take place at 7 p.m. Sept. 5 at the Holiday Inn Conference Center, 2000 … Continue reading

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York County Prison to have new aptitude testing for job applicants

York County Prison will have new aptitude testing for job applicants working with adult offenders. County commissioners approved a contract Wednesday with Ergometrics & Applied Personnel Research, Inc., a human resource management firm specializing in personnel selection and training.

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Rep. Seth Grove attends initial meeting of childhood obesity advisory committee

State Rep. Seth Grove, R-Dover Township, on Friday attended the initial meeting of an advisory committee that is charged with creating recommendations to combat childhood obesity. The state House unanimously adopted a resolution from Grove on June 5, directing the … Continue reading

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State GOP spokeswoman criticizes Tom Wolf’s role in Rendell administration

Most of Tom Wolf’s remarks at his York campaign office opening Tuesday focused on his personal background. But the former state revenue secretary and Democratic candidate for governor been more directly critical of Republican Gov. Tom Corbett at other times. … Continue reading

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