Monthly Archives: October 2011

York City Council meetings on license plate scanners, bond issue to be held next week

York City Council has entered its end of the year crunch, and there are already several upcoming meetings slated for November. The following meetings will be held in city council chambers at One Marketway West: — Tuesday Nov. 1 at … Continue reading

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Some random trivia to start your day…

Average age the 2011 York City Council candidates: 58 Average age of the 2011 York City Council candidates not including 27-year-old Manuel Gomez: 68 Average age of York residents according to the 2010 U.S. Census: 36.5

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HARB to discuss fate of Trinity United Methodist Church tonight

York’s Historical Architecture Review Board will hold a special meeting tonight to discuss plans to save York’s Trinity United Methodist Church from demolition. Church officials have proposed knocking down the more than 100-year-old building at 241 E. King St. in … Continue reading

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Anti-crime rally to be held this evening in York

An anti-crime rally will be held today at 6 p.m. at Lincoln Charter School, West King and West streets. Organizer Joanne Borders said the meeting will be a “call to action.” Information will be provided about neighborhood associations and community … Continue reading

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York’s Lincoln Station will be open for Election Day

Voters in York’s 14th Ward may still report to the city’s Lincoln Station to vote on Nov. 8 despite a mold problem that has forced firefighters out of the building. Officials from the York County Department of Elections and Voter … Continue reading

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Mayor to celebrate York Revolution win

A celebration for the York Revolution’s Atlantic League Championship will be held at noon Monday at York’s city hall. Mayor Kim Bracey will issue a proclamation to celebrate the team’s back to back championships. York Revolution President and General Manager … Continue reading

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York’s trick-or-treat night to be held Monday, other Halloween festivities Sunday

York’s trick-or-treat night has been scheduled for Monday from 6 to 8 p.m. The annual York Halloween Parade will be held Sunday at 2 p.m. Market Street will be closed from the York Expo Center to Lehman Street. Prior to … Continue reading

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Green Bean Roasting Co. named York’s merchant of the month

Green Bean Roasting Company has been named York Mayor Kim Bracey’s merchant of the month for October. The shop, at 100 S. Beaver St., is a retail coffee shop and on-site roasting company. Bracey will present the award at 4 … Continue reading

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What’s all this stink about the port-a-potty on York’s east end?

Economic development. City finances. Port-a-potties? York City Council candidates discussed several serious issues at a pre-election forum held Thursday night at Martin Library, but no subject was more giggle-inducing than the one asked about, ahem, portable facilities. The query was … Continue reading

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Proposed York towing bill to be discussed Tuesday

A proposed ordinance that will restrict towing in York will be discussed at a York City Council committee meeting Tuesday at 6 p.m. The ordinance, which was proposed by the city administration to protect against predatory towing, would establish licenses … Continue reading

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