Monthly Archives: January 2011

York busy despite snowy weather

The nearly 6 inches of snow that fell on York didn’t leave much of a mess for city dwellers willing to venture from their homes today. JR’s Fresh Cut French Fries tweeted that Central Market was busy today, despite a … Continue reading

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York City Council playing nice

What was the most unexpected moment during York City Council’s committee meeting Tuesday night? Well, for once it didn’t have anything to do with guns.     Eyebrows across the room collectively raised when Councilwoman Toni Smith found something nice to … Continue reading

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From the Franklin Files…

York City Council held its final committee meeting on the city’s proposed zoning ordinance Tuesday evening, and, as usual, frequent council commenter Franklin Williams was in attendance.     Williams said he was concerned that the updated definition of a family … Continue reading

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Make a valentine for a soldier at First Friday

The Merchants of Beaver Street in York will partner with Support Our American Recruits, Inc., make Valentine’s Day cards for soldiers overseas. Supplies will be available at participating Beaver Street merchants during First Friday on Feb. 4 to make cards, … Continue reading

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Applicants sought fot York Business Academy

Enrollment has begun for the York Business Academy.     Six Saturday morning classes for entrepreneurs interested in opening a business in York or York County will be held beginning March 12 at the York Benevolent Association at 301 Kings Mill … Continue reading

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Central Market offers live music for Saturday shoppers

While browsing tasty lunch options or talking with your favorite vendors, take a few minutes to relax and listen to local musicians who have set up stage in York’s Central Market, 34 West Philadelphia Street. Today marked the first day … Continue reading

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From the Franklin Files…

City resident and frequent commenter at York City Council meetings Franklin Williams was back in action Tuesday night, this time on the topic of zoning. Williams, who is a long-time member of the city’s Zoning Hearing Board, said his house … Continue reading

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Free HPV vaccines offered in York

A free Human Papillomavirus clinic will be held Jan. 27 by the York City Bureau of Health.     The clinic, which will be at the Albert S. Weyer Health Center at 435 W. Philadelphia St., will be 8:30 to 11:30 … Continue reading

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Mayor, police chief to discuss student safety

A community meeting sponsored by the Avenues Neighborhood Association will be held Monday at the Edgar Fahs Smith School on Texas Avenue.     York Mayor Kim Bracey, Police Chief Wes Kahley and school officials will lead a discussion on school … Continue reading

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Proposed zoning ordinance aims to be more business friendly

York City Council will continue its look at the city’s new proposed zoning ordinance this week.     The document is huge, so there is plenty to look at. Much of the debate so far has been over the urban neighborhood … Continue reading

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