Monthly Archives: May 2010

In search of the holy grail at York Emporium’s Record Riot

I admittedly know very little about collecting vinyl, but that’s never quashed my love for perusing used record collections in thrift stores. I thumb through them every time I enter, as though one day I will magically recognize something of … Continue reading

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Trash collection to be delayed

All curbside trash collections will be delayed for the Memorial Day holiday. For the holiday week only, all trash will be collected one day late. Call the city’s Public Works Department at 849-2245 for information.

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Kids triathlon to close several streets Saturday

Several York streets will be closed on Saturday for the YMCA’s Aquatic Club Kid’s Triathlon.      Children ages 7 to 14 will bicycle, run and swim at Graham Aquatic Center, Kiwanis Lake and Farquhar Park. from 9 a.m. to 1 … Continue reading

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Parking meter painting gets underway

Last weekend’s weather wasn’t exactly conducive to outdoor activities, but you may have seen some local artists on the streets downtown. Saturday was the kickoff of the annual YorkArts parking meter painting project.      Local artists, both amateur and professional, … Continue reading

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17 city board vacancies advertised online

York City Council unanimously approved the appointment of Mandy Arnold to the Downtown Inc. board Wednesday evening, but not without an objection from city resident and business owner Steve Young.      Young said that Arnold, who has both a bachelor’s … Continue reading

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Remember lines at the polls? I do

Tuesday was primary day and for this journalist that meant my twice-annual trek to the polls to chat with local residents about what was on their mind.     I covered two election days in Harrisburg, but this was my first … Continue reading

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It pays to be a York resident

Did you know that York residents can rent the meeting room at the York City Ice Arena for a discounted price? With proof of residency, a 25 percent discount is available on the 300-seat space. The room, which holds 48 … Continue reading

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Roads to close near York College for marathon Sunday

Drivers can expect delays near the York County Heritage Rail Trail on Sunday starting at 6:30 a.m. during the Bob Potts Heritage Rail Trail Marathon     York City Fire police will direct traffic at the intersections of Jessop Place with … Continue reading

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The baskets are back

There’s nothing like a flower-filled basket to make York look just a little bit more welcoming on even the gloomiest of rainy days. The Garden Club of York’s civic development committee began hanging the baskets in 1998 in partnership with … Continue reading

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York City Home Tour

As a new employee at the York Daily Record, I’m not yet a city resident – the lease on my place near Harrisburg doesn’t end until later this year. So in the spirit of getting to know my new community, … Continue reading

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