Monthly Archives: October 2009

Traffic advisory for Saturday

Several city streets will be affected by the York White Rose Run, which starts at 8:30 a.m. Saturday (Oct. 31) in the 200 block of North George Street. The race ends at Sovereign Bank Stadium George Street will be closed … Continue reading

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Time for holiday decorations!

Not ready yet? Well, you have a month. Downtown Inc. is looking for help to decorate the city for the holidays. The annual Hanging of the Greens event starts at 3 p.m. Nov. 24, at Wagman Construction, 231 N. George … Continue reading

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Budget hearing #4: Police, ShotSpotter, economic development

York Mayor John Brenner held a budget hearing with the police and fire departments Thursday. Here are some of the highlights. The hearing set aside for public comment is Friday (tomorrow, Oct. 23) at 10 a.m. in city council chambers. … Continue reading

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Future of Allen Park to be discussed

Bring on Play will hold a community meeting Tuesday to discuss the future of York’s Allen Park. Residents in the Northeast and East Side neighborhoods will have the chance to offer comments about the park. BOP led the building of … Continue reading

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Central Market Fall Festival

York’s Central Market will hold its first Fall Festival from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 31. Free activities include pie eating contests with “local celebrities,” face painting, kids’ crafts, music, contests, food, trick-or-treating and agricultural exhibits. For more, visit … Continue reading

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A neighborhood films its renaissance

The Olde Towne East neighborhood has filmed a documentary about the community’s revitalization. See “The Renaissance of Olde Towne East” at the YWCA’s 118th annual meeting, which will be at 5 p.m. Nov. 4 at the Strand-Capitol Performing Arts Center. … Continue reading

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Budget hearing 3: TV, tickets, towing

York Mayor John Brenner’s budget hearings continue this week. Wednesday’s hearing was on elected and appointed officials and the business administration department. (I was late to the hearing and had to leave early because of other assignments, but here are … Continue reading

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Get spooked in York Friday night

Hear local ghost stories and legends during the Spooky York Walking Tour, hosted by Historic York and Scott Butcher. The tour will start in Continental Square and end at the York Emporium, where paranormal investigations have been recently taken place. … Continue reading

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Budget hearing 1: Public Works

York Mayor John Brenner’s weeklong series of budget hearings began today with the Public Works department. (Note: I incorrectly posted earlier that all of the budget hearings are at 1 p.m. Friday’s public comment session is at 10 a.m. Sorry … Continue reading

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Fall Festival Oct. 31

The Broken Wall, a local nonprofit aimed at helping teens, will hold a Fall Festival from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 31. The event will include 25-cent carnival games, food, crafts, face painting, prizes, and more. The first 100 … Continue reading

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