Monthly Archives: February 2010

How long can you mark your spot?

So, you spent hours shoveling your parking space when it snowed earlier this month. Some of your neighbors didn’t, so you plopped a few lawn chairs in the spot when you went to work, to ensure the spot would still … Continue reading

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New market biz for pet lovers

Two Pups Pastries will hold a grand opening at Central Market from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. A portion of the proceeds from the day will be donated to the York County SPCA. The new business, owned by Amy RIsko, … Continue reading

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February’s Downtown Merchant of the Month

The folks over at the biz blog have the word on February’s Downtown Merchant of the Month. Click here to  find out who it is. There will be coupons, giveaways and free samples!

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Mapping out city crimes

A Web site has started taking the city’s online crime data and posting it on a map. Get more information and get a link to the Web site at Record Tracker, a blog about open records.

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Clear off fire hydrants

Don’t forget to clear off any fire hydrants or storm drains near your property. There are more than 550 hydrants to clear in York.  Crews in Springfield Township had to shovel out hydrants to tackle a fire today.

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Learn more about what’s up downtown

Downtown Inc. will hold the first in a series of quarterly stakeholder briefings at 8 a.m. Feb. 24. The briefing will take place at the Studio at the Strand, accessible by the Philadelphia Street entrance to the Strand-Capitol Performing Arts … Continue reading

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A ‘Record Riot’ downtown

The York Emporium will bring together record enthusiasts Feb. 24 for “Record Riot.” The vinyl swap meet is aimed at collectors, dealers and enthusiasts. The event starts at 6 p.m. at the shop, 343 W. Market St., York. The downtown … Continue reading

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Some snow reminders

Here are some snow reminders coming in from the city. Help clear out the fire hydrants and storm inlets that have become buried in the snow. There are more than 550 hydrants in the city. The snow emergency is still … Continue reading

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Muppets and online comments

Many of the most heated online conversations have to do with city topics. Here’s a video I stumbled across. What do you think of it? (Stick with it through the first 25 seconds.)

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Marking your parking spot

So yesterday, as I was writing about “snow etiquette,” I wondered if it’s OK for residents to put their lawn chairs and trash cans out in the parking spots they’ve shoveled. I asked Jim Gross, the city’s public works director. … Continue reading

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