Monthly Archives: February 2011

Street sweeping to start again in March

I’ve got to get back into the habit of checking which side of the street to park on for sweeping. Mayor Kim Bracey announced Friday that weather permitting, street sweeping will resume in the city Tuesday, March 15. The first … Continue reading

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Bracey serves up drinks for Restaurant Week

True to her word, York Mayor Kim Bracey was behind the bar at White Rose Bar & Grill Thursday night serving up drinks to promote York’s ongoing Restaurant Week.    The sizable weekday crowd at the eatery was heavy on … Continue reading

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City yard waste collection resumes in March

Curbside collections of yard waste will resume on March 7 in York.     Weather permitting, city residents can place yard waste at their designated collection point on their scheduled recycling day.       Yard waste must meet the following specifications:     … Continue reading

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Hip-hop workshop to be held in York Saturday

A Black History Month workshop and luncheon on the history and influence of hip-hop will be held Saturday at William Penn High School from 12 to 3 p.m.    The event, sponsored by the York YWCA and Parent Advocates for … Continue reading

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Book swap to open in York

People interesting in buying or trading books are invited to attend the grand opening of the Book Redux on Sunday March 6 from 12 to 5 p.m.     The shop, located behind 429 W. Market St. in York, will be … Continue reading

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Treasures to be auctioned at Martin Library

Collectors of celebrity memorabilia could find the treasure they’ve been searching for at Martin Library’s celebrity auction. Items range from a signed photo of country singer Tim McGraw to an autographed copy of Joe Gibb’s “Game Plan For Life.” From … Continue reading

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From the Franklin Files…

York resident and frequent council commenter Franklin Williams continued his public plea for logic Tuesday night taking a jab at the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation.     Williams noted that York’s Helen Thackston Charter School closes one lane of East Philadelphia … Continue reading

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On the record with Toni Smith — 2.17.11

“We couldn’t please everybody, and Jesus Christ couldn’t either. So I don’t feel too bad.” – York City Councilwoman Toni Smith, on the subject of the city’s proposed zoning ordinance. After several years of drafting and more than a month … Continue reading

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York City Police responded to a report of a stolen vehicle key early Thursday morning. The catch? The thief left the vehicle.     James Rice of the 300 block of Liberty Court told police he left his van running with … Continue reading

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Councilwoman Ray takes a stand for Lady Liberty

Through rain, sleet, snow, hail – I’m beginning to think those Statue of Liberty guys standing on the streets of York trying to sell tax preparation services work harder than the U.S. Postal Service.     I was on my way … Continue reading

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