Monthly Archives: February 2012

Still time to register for entrepreneurship seminar

Local residents interested in starting their own business are invited to a entrepreneurship seminar Thursday in York. Representatives from Community First Fund will offer the free seminar at York Otterbein United Methodist Church, 301 W. Philadelphia St., from 6 to … Continue reading

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Getting our fill during York’s Restaurant Week

I forgot my sisters wanted to come for lunch this past Saturday. My boyfriend had reminded me several times to call them and see if they were coming from Lancaster County to our York apartment for a visit. I never … Continue reading

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York: Here is how to get rid of waste with bacteria

I’m very interested in reducing my carbon footprint and living more sustainably. In an urban area like York city with meager greenspace, over-burdened resources and lots of people, I am always looking for another way to be a little more … Continue reading

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Who is enforcing York’s dog poop ordinance?

After the passage of York’s pooper scooper ordinance Tuesday night, I had a couple people contact me on Twitter to ask me how they could complain about any violations they’ve found. For those of you who haven’t been caught up … Continue reading

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Appalachian Trail Museum names Howard Davis as manager

Howard Davis of Shippensburg, Pa., has been named the manager of the Appalachian Trail Museum in Pine Grove Furnace State Park. Larry Luxenberg, the President of the Appalachian Trail Museum Society said Davis’s skills as an avid outdoorsman, experienced association … Continue reading

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Peace Corps alumni in York — Sally Hoh: Remembering Honduras

Sally Hoh spent two years up to her knees in mud while volunteering with the Peace Corps in Honduras from 1984 to 1986. As a freshwater fish outreach volunteer, it was her job to dig fish ponds and stock them … Continue reading

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YCCD to release wildlife reference for kids

In early March, the York County Conservation District will release a 300-page wildlife reference book aimed at students in 3rd to 8th grades. The guide will include information, photos and drawings of Pennsylvania’s birds and mammals. Kim Young, the Education … Continue reading

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Compared to Baltimore, York’s parking not so bad

The lady and I took a day trip to Baltimore this past weekend to visit a couple of the art museums down there as a quasi-Valentine’s Day gift to her. I’m not too big on art, but I flicked on … Continue reading

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York sets schedule for move to new city hall

A schedule for city offices to move to York’s new city hall at 101 S. George St. has been set, according to a news release from city officials Tuesday. City offices currently located at One Marketway West will move on … Continue reading

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Gov. Corbett signs off on Safe Passing Act

Cyclists will soon have the wind at their backs when it comes to staying safer on the state’s roadways. Gov. Tom Corbett put his signature on the Safe Passing Act Thursday. The law will require a four-foot berth when motorists … Continue reading

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