Monthly Archives: November 2009

Christmas Magic discount week

City resident discount week for “Christmas Magic — A Festival of Lights” at Rocky Ridge Park is Dec. 13 to 19. “Christmas Magic” open Friday and runs through Dec. 31. The event is closed Dec. 24 and 25. Hours are … Continue reading

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Historical connection at B&B

I’ve written several times in the past few years about Jim and Jean Leaman renovating the old house at 505 Linden Ave. into a bed and breakfast. We’ve updated on their progress and, most recently, did a feature when they … Continue reading

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Watch out for the Turkey Trot!

Traffic will be affected on some city streets Thanksgiving morning for the York City Turkey Trot, a race hosted by the city and the the YMCA. The race starts at 9 a.m. in the 200 block of West Market Street, … Continue reading

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Collect or donate toys for city kids

I told you all a few weeks ago about the Southeast Community Alliance’s annual Christmas event that’s coming up Dec. 19. What I did not tell you is how you can help. The Alliance is collecting toys to give to … Continue reading

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Lots of turkey and holiday-related events coming up

I have a bunch of upcoming events that I haven’t had the chance to blog about, so here’s a roundup: Turkey Times at Central Market tomorrow (Nov. 21). 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Activities include turkey bowling, a popcorn relay, … Continue reading

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City budget hearings coming up

York Mayor John Brenner released his proposed 2010 budget yesterday. Read more here. Highlights: There’s no property tax increase, but there are increases in sewer and refuse fees (50 cents per thousand gallons and 50 cents per unit per month, … Continue reading

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Garage renovations moving along

Anyone else noticed the progress on the front of the Market Street garage lately? They’ve been bricking up the facade. Here’s something you don’t hear often, about any project, anywhere – they’re ahead of schedule. Michael O’Rourke, the city’s business … Continue reading

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Crispus Attucks to discuss survey results

The Crispus Attucks Association will hold a community meeting at 6 p.m. Dec. 1 to discuss the results of a survey done in the city’s southeast section. Nearly 300 residents and 100 employees were surveyed, and the meeting will feature … Continue reading

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Street sweeping updates

Citywide street sweeping ends for the season Friday – but year-round sweeping continues on several city streets, according to a news release. Year-round sweeping takes place on certain streets Friday mornings from 7:15 to 11:45. Here’s the list of streets … Continue reading

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Light Up Night details

Food donations for York’s Helping Hand for the Homeless will be collected on York’s Light Up Night, Dec. 4. The event, which features live entertainment, a free movie, caroling, the lighting of the holiday tree and other activities, starts at … Continue reading

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