Monthly Archives: November 2008

Good news about Market Street

I just noticed this update, from county reporter Eugene Paik, on our Web site. The right lane in the first block of East Market Street should be reopened Monday. Yay! I know it’s only half a block, but I forget … Continue reading

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ShotSpotter data update

The city recently put the monthly ShotSpotter reports for September and October online, so I updated the gadget we have on the York City Living page that lets you search the data. You can plug in a date, and it … Continue reading

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Preparing for the worst

For some reason, fire has always been something I’ve been extra cautious about or extra wary of. I’m not sure why. I’ve always been one to check and make sure there’s nothing lying against the heat register (that one, I … Continue reading

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About that time

As I wandered around downtown York today, I noticed that the music playing through the loudspeakers was holiday-themed. And I watched city workers putting up some of the red, light-covered poles that stretch over Market Street. I noticed that tinsel … Continue reading

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Looking back …

I’m spending part of this week combing through a list the Daily Record published in 1997-1998 of 21 strategic sites in the city. That’s only 10-ish years ago, but I’m learning how much things can change in that time period. … Continue reading

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30 SOHO

The 30 SOHO project (developers turning 30 S. Howard St. into condos) is practically in my backyard. I drive past it every morning as I make my way down Mason Avenue to Duke Street. I usually can’t see what’s going … Continue reading

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I spoke too soon.

On my trip home from work this evening, the right lane in the first block of East Market Street was closed. It was closed because there was a big crane sitting there. Again, part of the parapet-repair work I mentioned … Continue reading

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Watch out on Market Street

Driving into the city for lunch today, I noticed several signs on Market Street telling me that the right lane would be closed ahead. I made it to my destination, and the right lane never closed. But, there were a … Continue reading

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Christmas already?

Remember when I wrote about the residents of East Philadelphia Street decorating like crazy for Halloween? Well, don’t look now, but at least three or four houses on the same street are all kinds of decked out for Christmas. They … Continue reading

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Adventures at the post office

I don’t have to go to the post office often, but most of my experiences at the York city post office at George and Princess streets have been fine. The people who work there are nice, and I usually don’t … Continue reading

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