Monthly Archives: March 2012

York street sweeping ticket too close for comfort

While York City’s first street sweeping of the spring foiled “the Greatest Criminal Mind of Our Century, Bill Landauer,” I managed to escape without that painful $50 ticket — although the encounter was too close for comfort. My boyfriend and … Continue reading

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York Countian recounts Peace Corps experience

When Andrea Cincotta was finishing her bachelors degree in Psychology from Virginia Tech in 2002, she was in a place many recent college graduates know well: “I didn’t know what to do.” Feeling disenchanted with the idea of following her … Continue reading

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Historic preservation award nominations due by April 12

Nominations are currently being accepted for Historic York’s 2012 Preservation Awards. Every year, Historic York recognizes outstanding efforts in historic preservation at sites of historical and architectural significance in York County. Members of the community are invited to make nominations … Continue reading

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Safer York to meet this evening to review Weed & Seed study

The final meeting of Safer York will be held this evening at Community Progress Council on West College Avenue at 5:30 p.m. Discussion will include a summary of community activities sponsored or promoted by the Weed & Seed initiative that … Continue reading

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State of the City address slated for April 12

The annual State of the City address is almost upon us. York Mayor Kim Bracey will speak to the masses on April 12 at 6 p.m. The event, which will be held at York’s Central Market this year, is the … Continue reading

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Stand Up Against Crime rally to be held Thursday

An anti-crime meeting will be held in York Thursday at 6 p.m. The periodic rallies organized by Councilwoman Joanne Borders are intended to rally community members against crime in the city. Thursday’s meeting will be held at Lincoln Charter School … Continue reading

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The city that never sleeps … especially when it sweeps

Curses! York City has foiled the Greatest Criminal Mind of Our Century, Bill Landauer! This time, the local ne’er-do-well thought he could park his subcompact coupette on the left side of East King Street on the third Tuesday of the … Continue reading

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You might need a bib for The Gooey

If you’re going to eat a Gooey, you’re going to need a few dozen napkins. Maybe a bib. If nothing else, you’ll definitely need a good hand washing when you’re through. The Gooey is a classic Philadelphia cheese steak created … Continue reading

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Case against ousted New Castle councilman similar to York dispute

The recent ouster of a Lawrence County city councilman on the basis of his past criminal convictions looks a bit like the ongoing legal dispute over York Councilman Michael Helfrich’s ability to serve. The New Castle News is reporting that … Continue reading

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Council meeting scheduled for Tuesday canceled

The York City Council meeting scheduled for Tuesday at 7 p.m. has been canceled. The meeting was to be the first council session held at the new city hall at 101 S. George St. A meeting of the business administration … Continue reading

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