Monthly Archives: July 2010

Free water activities for kids on Monday Aug. 2

York’s Bring On Play committee will beat the heat Monday Aug. 2 with their third annual Day of Play at Lincoln Park from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.     The event, themed “Let’s Make a Splash,” will be held in … Continue reading

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Artist showcase, Jeff Stabley to be in the Avenues Sunday

Looking for something to do Sunday afternoon? Check out the Avenues. The Avenues Neighborhood Association will host the second annual Diversity Showcase of Artists, Authors and Historians from 1 to 6 p.m. The event, which will be held at Boulding … Continue reading

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Council to discuss cuts to Human Relations Commission board Tuesday

York City Council will begin discussing changes to the Human Relations Commission next week. A meeting of council’s Rules and Administrative Code Committee has been scheduled for Tuesday. Members will discuss proposed changes to the Human Relations Commission including membership … Continue reading

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Steven Young submits resume for Human Relations Commission post

Local business owner and former write-in candidate for mayor, Steven Young has, as promised, submitted his name for a position on a city volunteer board.      Which board? Young told York City Council Tuesday night he’s interested in the … Continue reading

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York City Council to vote on residency requirement Tuesday

York City Council is scheduled to vote Tuesday on an ordinance that would repeal the city’s residency requirement for employees.     A committee meeting to discuss residency will begin at 6 p.m. Public comment will start at 6:30 p.m., and … Continue reading

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York’s Market Street Garage closed until at least July 26

The Market Street Garage will not reopen to customers until after July 26, York’s Business Administrator Michael O’Rourke said Friday.     The elevator in the building could not be inspected until that date, he said. The glass in the elevator … Continue reading

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Crash course in architecture offered at Downtown Inc’s next walking tour

Ever catch a glimpse of an ornate downtown building and wonder what you’re looking at?      Get yourself up to speed with Downtown Inc’s Downtown Architectural Features walk on Thursday at 6 p.m. The latest installment in the group’s … Continue reading

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YCCAR picnic this weekend, Avenues dessert social Monday

York County Community Against Racism will hold its annual Multicultural Picnic Saturday at Dr. Martin Luther King Park at College and Penn streets. This year’s theme will be ‘Embrace Diversity/Embrace Our World.’ Events will include live entertainment, vendors, crafts, horseback … Continue reading

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York firefighters to be honored Friday, Buffington to be promoted

York’s Department of Fire/Rescue Services will hold its annual awards ceremony on Friday at 10:30 a.m.at the York County Administration Building.   Acting Chief Steven R. Buffington will be promoted to chief, and several career and volunteer firefighters will be recognized. … Continue reading

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York mayor to attend conference on opportunities for aging cities

York Mayor Kim Bracey will join gubernatorial candidate Dan Onorato and officials from the Obama Administration Friday for the Building One Pennsylvania conference in Lancaster. Several organizations, including YorkCounts, planned the non-partisan statewide summit to discuss regional opportunity in aging … Continue reading

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