Monthly Archives: August 2011

Deadline for emergency home loans approaching

The Housing Alliance of York will offer a free workshop for local residents having difficulty paying their mortgages at 6 p.m. today at 35 S. Duke St. York. Alliance officials will help qualified homeowners apply for the Emergency Home Loan … Continue reading

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York’s Labor Day festival to be held Monday

York’s annual Labor Day Festival will be held at Kiwanis Lake Monday beginning at 6 a.m. The free festival will offer a flea market, fishing derby, parade, food, rides and free entertainment. Fireworks will be displayed at 9 p.m. For … Continue reading

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Residential parking permits available for York Fair

Parking permits are now available for the York Fair. Residents who live in designated areas can pick up permits at in the Revenue Office of York City Hall 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays or at the city police department … Continue reading

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Boat parade to be held on Codorus Creek Saturday

A revival of the Codorus Creek Boat Parade will be held Saturday as part of the Yorkfest Fine Arts Festival. The parade became a tradition in York about a century ago when boat houses were located along the Codorus. Early … Continue reading

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Sept. 11 to be commemorated at Liberty Garden

A Sept. 11 commemoration service will be held in Kiwanis Lake Park in York on Sept. 11 at 10:30 a.m. Congressman Todd Platts will serve as the keynote speaker for the event, which will be held at the park’s Liberty … Continue reading

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New Hub Store named Merchant of the Month

The New Hub Store has been named York’s downtown Merchant of the Month for August. The store, which sells upscale mens clothing including suits, shirts, athletic wear and accessories, is at 51 S. George St. The New Hub Store is … Continue reading

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Devers picnic to honor service of city resident

The Devers Area Neighborhood Association will honor York resident Audrey Garrett at its annual picnic on Aug. 20. The picnic, which will be held at Lincoln Park from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., will recognize Garrett, 90, for her years … Continue reading

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Traffic advisories

The 700 block of College Avenue in York will be closed on Saturday from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. for a cookout in Bantz Park hosted by Shiloh Baptist Church.       North Newberry Street will be closed between Jefferson … Continue reading

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Deadline for BOPstacle Race registration extended until Friday

The deadline to register for the BOPstacle Race, sponsored by York’s Bring on Play Committee has been extended until Friday. The race, which will be held at Sovereign Bank Stadium on Sept. 10, will pit four-person teams against each other … Continue reading

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North Duke Street to close to pole replacement

North Duke Street will be closed between Market and Philadelphia streets Saturday.     Crews will be replacing a traffic signal pole at the corner of North Duke Street and East Philadelphia Street. A single lane of East Philadelphia Street will … Continue reading

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