Monthly Archives: May 2012

In case you missed it…

My colleague Erin McCracken checked out the Hidden Art of York walking tour offered by Downtown Inc earlier this month with photographer Chris Dunn. You can read Erin’s story about the hidden treasures that she found along the way at … Continue reading

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How to make your drive more earth- and wallet-friendly

Let’s face it. Gas prices will never drop back down to those $.30/gallon days my dad talks about with a dreamy look in his eyes. But for most of us, driving is unavoidable if we want to participate in this … Continue reading

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Beware of foul balls and bad pick up lines at Sovereign Bank Stadium

My friend Kourtney gets hit on constantly. It doesn’t matter where we go. Bars, restaurants, the gym – men zero in on the girl. And who can blame them? She’s blonde, petite and easy on the eyes. Anyone that hangs … Continue reading

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City trash collection delayed for Memorial Day

Trash collections will be rescheduled next week in York due to Memorial Day. For the holiday week only, Monday customers will be collected Tuesday, Tuesday customers on Wednesday, etc. Trash collection will continue through Saturday for Friday customers. Customers with … Continue reading

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Anti-crime rally to be held Thursday

An anti-crime meeting will be held in York Thursday at 6:01 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 in the 600 block … Continue reading

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On the record with Frank Dittenhafer — 5.17.12

“It may be time to replace the trees — they’re Bradford Pears — and put in a better tree with a more transparent canopy and different space. It still provides us with a very nice, valuable treescape, but works a … Continue reading

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Vending machine owners mobilizing against York’s vending machine ban

Expect some excitement at tonight’s York City Council meeting… at least according to one city business owner. Ray Shaffer, owner of American Music Machine Vending Associates in York, gave me a call yesterday to let me know that he and … Continue reading

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Bike to work in York

Next week will be the second celebration of cycle commuting in York. As part of National Bike Month and the League of American Bicyclists Bike to Work Week, York will be encouraging all of its citizens to participate May 14-19 … Continue reading

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Several streets to be closed in York on Saturday and Sunday

Several street closures have been scheduled in York for this weekend. On Saturday, the York Revolution will be hosting a bike night at Sovereign Bank Stadium. Special parking will be available for motorcycles attending the game. Arch Street will be … Continue reading

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Captain Brown Shoe/Black Socks and Pit Bull vs. the Google Cyclops

My trusty sidekick and I were wandering the streets of York on Wednesday when we first laid eyes upon the solitary eye that would become that lunchtime’s arch nemesis: Street View. Google Street View that is. By night, my sidekick … Continue reading

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