Monthly Archives: March 2011

Deadline approaching for cherry blossom bus trip

The City of York will offer a bus trip to Washington, D.C. on April 9 to visit the National Cherry Blossom Festival.     The trip, which will leave from the Queensgate Shopping Center in York Township at 7 a.m., will … Continue reading

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Bracey to host mini jazz festival Friday

York Mayor Kim Bracey will hold a mini jazz festival Friday to honor National Jazz Month in conjunction with he city’s First Friday activities.      Bracey will present a proclamation to local drummer and instructor Jeff Stabley to honor the … Continue reading

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Residential parking permits now available for baseball season

Parking permits are now available for York residents who live near Sovereign Bank Stadium.     The York Revolution’s 2011 season will begin on April 23 with a fanfest event, and the first home game will be held on April 29. … Continue reading

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Pub tour of York to look at historic watering holes

Ever wonder where Yorkers bought their suds in years of yore?     Downtown Inc and the York County Heritage Trust will lead a walking tour of York’s pubs both past and present on Friday April 15 at 5 p.m.      … Continue reading

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From the Franklin Files…

As promised, frequent York City Council commenter Franklin Williams returned for last week’s meeting to offer up his solution to the city’s financial problems, albeit slightly belated.  Luckily no one had beaten him to it, Williams joked. No one laughed. … Continue reading

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Garden fresh food could be right out your window

The combination of warm weather and the perk of having fresh produce at my fingertips got me thinking about starting a garden. But I live in the city. The dirt outside does not belong to me. I thought about putting … Continue reading

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City wants residents’ input on fire study

York City Council will hold two meetings of its fire committee to discuss a plan to implement recommendations of a study about the city’s fire department.      A group of city administrators, council members and fire officials have been meeting … Continue reading

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Pre-season Revolution games feature free admission

Put on your baseball caps and gather some hot dog cash for York Revolution’s exhibition games — featuring free admission the week before opening day. Except for Fan Fest on April 23, admission to Revolution home games between April 21 … Continue reading

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Delays expected during the St. Patty’s parade Saturday

Road closures should be expected Saturday for the annual St. Patrick’s Day parade in York.     The parade will begin at 1 p.m., but entertainment will be provided in Continental Square starting at 12:30 p.m.     Market Street will be … Continue reading

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Searching for an authentic fastnacht

Normal 0 I spent my first Fastnacht Day as a York resident traveling from Central Market to grocery stores in search of the authentic pastry. I grew up in Lancaster County, and even though I like to participate in Pa. … Continue reading

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