Monthly Archives: June 2009

Nominate ‘outstanding’ city folks

From our Web site: Nominations are open for Downtown Inc.’s annual Downtown First Awards. The public can submit one nominee per category and must use a separate form for each nomination. An independent selection committee reviews all nominations and selects … Continue reading

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White Rose update

When I was driving out of the city today, workers were attaching the new sign above the doors of the White Rose Bar and Grill. It looks like work there is wrapping up. I noticed over the weekend that the … Continue reading

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Sleep deprived

I didn’t get much sleep this weekend. Saturday night, of course, was filled with the sound of screeching tires from cars at the traffic light at Market and Queen. Last night, sometime after 1 a.m., a driver decided to lay … Continue reading

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They came, they smashed, they found nothing

Who’s they? The thieves — or would-be thieves, that is. Yep, my car was the latest to be broken into in the area of Market and Queen streets, a window smashed to pieces. The cars of at least four other … Continue reading

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Photograph the city

I’m borrowing this item from co-worker Jen Vogelsong’s blog, but it sounded kind of interesting. There’s a free York photo walk downtown on Saturday. Grab your camera and meet at 10 a.m. in Continental Square. Visit Explorer’s Backpack for more … Continue reading

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Angels fly to Harrisburg

We just received a news release from the county, telling us that York’s Guardian Angels chapter will patrol in Harrisburg tomorrow, starting at 5 p.m.Harrisburg has had several shootings in the past few weeks. Click here for a roundup from … Continue reading

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Cities’ financial woes

A study of the financial situation in five Pennsylvania cities, including York, paints a pretty bleak picture. The study, done by the Pennsylvania Economy League, looks at the financial situation in York, Lancaster, Easton, Reading and Bethlehem. Here are a … Continue reading

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Don’t forget to move your car

The city put out the list of streets included in Ticket and Tow for July. To see the list, click here and scroll down. The fine for parking in a no-parking area is $25, and the tow costs $125.

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Vote for your favorite market

After seeing a few people on Twitter post about “voting” for their favorite farmer’s market, I finally clicked the link and checked it out. Web sites Care 2, which appears to have information on a number of causes, and Local … Continue reading

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Youth group update

I’ve posted a few times about the Hartley Street Youth Group, so I thought I’d share the latest on it here. Noreen Freeland, who ran the group, e-mailed me and said that for health reasons, she will no longer be … Continue reading

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