Monthly Archives: October 2010

York destination guide arrives this week

There are plenty of young adults living near York, but they’re not all coming downtown.    That’s why Downtown Inc’s new destination guide for downtown York will target a more youthful crowd of young professionals and college students, said Stephanie Powers, … Continue reading

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Habitat for Humanity open house this weekend

York Habitat for Humanity will host an open house Sunday at a rehabilitated home in York.     Visitors are invited to stop by and see the house at 247 E. Prospect St. between 11 a.m. and 2 p. m. Light … Continue reading

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Avoid Philadelphia Street downtown next week

Drivers using West Philadelphia Street in downtown York should plan on using an alternate route next week.     Kinsley Construction will begin milling the street between George Street and Pershing Avenue on Saturday, and paving work will begin on Monday, … Continue reading

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Travel, parking to be restricted during Halloween parade Sunday

Delays can be expected Sunday for York’s annual Halloween Parade.      The event, hosted by the YWCA, will begin at 2 p.m. at the Madison Avenue gate of the York Expo Center. Market Street will be closed from Richland Avenue … Continue reading

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Fire/Rescue Services: Check your smoke detectors

In the aftermath of a Harrisburg fire that killed a woman and four children Monday night, the York City Department of Fire/Rescue Services is reminding local residents to check smoke detectors in their homes.     All detectors should be regularly … Continue reading

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Delays expected Saturday for White Rose Run

Drivers can expect delays in York Saturday for the annual White Rose Run.     The race will begin at 8:30 a.m. in the 200 block of North George Street and end at Sovereign Bank Stadium.      George Street will be … Continue reading

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“They went that-a-way!”

As a reporter, my days are pretty unpredictable, but this week promised to be a break from the craziness. York Mayor Kim Bracey scheduled five days of budget hearings beginning Monday.    But it didn’t take long for the unpredictable to … Continue reading

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Human Relations Awards recipients announced

The award winners for the 2010 Dr. Frederick D. Holliday Human Relations Awards have been announced.       The awards, which will be presented at luncheon ceremony on Oct. 26 at the Yorktowne Hotel, will honor community members who have promoted … Continue reading

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Bus trips to New York City, Baltimore offered

Registrations are being accepted for several bus trips offered by the York City Recreation and Parks Bureau. Check out the schedule below:      Kleinfeld Bridal – New York, NY  Friday Nov. 5 Visit the bridal shop made famous by … Continue reading

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York to offer free pneumonia vaccines for seniors

Free pneumonia vaccines will be available for seniors at a clinic hosted by the York City Bureau of Health on Oct. 28.      The clinic, to be held at the Albert S. Weyer Health Center at 435 W. Philadelphia St., … Continue reading

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