Monthly Archives: April 2011

On the record with Henry Nixon — 4.19.11

“It’s like being a little bit pregnant.” – York City Councilman Henry Nixon, in response to a complaint from a city resident that increased enforcement of nuisance abatement laws would have unintended consequences — such as cracking down on neighbors … Continue reading

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York citywide cleanup rescheduled for May 14

York’s citywide cleanup has been rescheduled for Saturday May 14.      Residents, business owners and groups are invited to clean litter and weeds from the downtown business area, neighborhoods, parks and railroad corridor. The previous cleanup, scheduled for April 16, … Continue reading

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Urban gardens sprout in York

I couldn’t wait until the first week of May — despite my horticulturist sister’s prodding to hold off on planting my window box garden. With temperatures in the mid-70s all week, I’m confident York has passed the last frost of … Continue reading

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Paving to cause delays on West Philadelphia Street

Drivers can expect delays on West Philadelphia Street beginning Thursday as milling and paving work continues.     Parking will be restricted from Pershing Avenue to Carlisle Avenue, and traffic will be reduced to one lane.     West Market Street can … Continue reading

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Free recycling bins to be issued Saturday April 30

Free recycling bins and buckets will be available to York curbside pickup customers on Saturday April 30 from 8 to 10 a.m. at Continental Square.     Customers must bring proof of residency such as a driver’s license or sewer bill. … Continue reading

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Green event to close North Beaver Street Saturday

Beaver Street will be closed from Market Street to Philadelphia Street in York Saturday.    Central Market vendors and shop owners on North Beaver Street will host “Go Green in the City” from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., in an … Continue reading

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Delays expected during Good Friday procession

Delays can be expected in York Friday during the annual Good Friday procession held by St. Mary’s Catholic Church.     The procession will begin in front of the church in the 300 block of South George Street at 3:30 p.m. … Continue reading

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‘Chris Doleman Street’ to be named in York

A street sign honoring former NFL player Chris Doleman will be placed at Prospect and Lamour streets in York Wednesday.     Doleman, who is a William Penn Senior High School graduate, will receive the first White Rose Hall of Fame … Continue reading

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Delays expected during vigil Tuesday

Drivers in York can expect delays Tuesday during a candlelight vigil and march sponsored by the York County Victim’s Rights Coalition. The event will begin at the Colonial Courthouse at Market Street and Pershing Avenue and travel east to Trinity … Continue reading

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On the record with Brian O’Connor — 4.5.11

“If this place ever fails as a non profit I’m more concerned what’s going to happen to those windows. I don’t want them to end up above someone’s man cave or their garage bar.”     – City resident Brian O’Connor, … Continue reading

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