Monthly Archives: November 2011

Resource York is moving

The greatest treasure trove I’ve found in this city lies in the bowels of an old factory building on Beaver Street. Two blocks north of Central Market, is housed a maze of used home-remodeling supplies. This wonderful place is called … Continue reading

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Light Up Night in York scheduled for Dec. 2

York’s Light Up Night celebration will be held Dec. 2 from 5 to 8 p.m. The event, which surrounds the city’s holiday tree lighting, will be held in conjunction with the city’s First Friday celebration. Entertainment will include performances from … Continue reading

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From the Franklin Files… He’s back!

The once frequent city council commenter Franklin Williams came out of hiding last night to make an appearance at the board’s special session held to discuss an upcoming multimillion dollar bond issue. And, as usual, he didn’t disappoint. Williams began … Continue reading

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The Avenues neighborhood celebrates its history with new street signs

The homes in the historic Avenues neighborhood were gleaming Friday afternoon in the bright sunshine as 25 community members gathered at the corner of Madison and Roosevelt avenues in the crisp fall air. They came together for the unveiling of … Continue reading

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Turkey Trot traffic advisory

York City Police have released a traffic advisory, including road closures, for the annual York Turkey Trot, hosted by the City of York and the York YMCA on Thanksgiving morning. Runners will begin at 9 a.m. on Nov. 24 in … Continue reading

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Clean sweep conducted in York’s east end

York officials conducted a clean sweep in the city’s west end Friday. The sweeps are conducted by the city’s Integrated City Enforcement Team, which is comprised of officials from public works, property maintenance, building codes, police, fire and the county … Continue reading

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Smith gains 17 votes in York council race recount

York City Council write-in candidate Michael Helfrich now leads incumbent councilwoman Toni Smith by only six votes, according to adjusted results released Wednesday. The revision, which give Smith a 17 vote boost, was made after absentee votes were reviewed and … Continue reading

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Baby, you can drive my car…because I won’t need it

Cycle commuters in York are rare. Even though cyclists are forbidden by law to ride on sidewalks, drivers are not quick to share to roadways. To be fair, on most roads, there is little room to spare. On street parking … Continue reading

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Police log: Breath mints, snow shovel stolen in York Thursday

A few Friday morning highlights from York’s police log: Thursday 5:45 p.m.: A woman in the 1100 block of East Market Street reports that an unknown suspect stole her snow shovel. Estimated cost: $12. Thursday 9:11 p.m.: A woman from … Continue reading

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