Monthly Archives: June 2012

Downtown York merchants feature giveaways

I forgot earlier this week that I had entered a drawing on Facebook for a necklace from The Watchmaker’s Daughter in York. I was busy at work when I got a text from a friend after they saw my name … Continue reading

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Quickest way to the city reporter’s heart? Lemonade stand.

Check out this cuteness. Last week, I spotted these junior entrepreneurs selling lemonade in the 100 block of North Duke Street but was, unfortunately, too busy to stop. Today, I was excited to see that they were still camped out, … Continue reading

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Open house Thursday at York’s new city hall

You bought it. Now tour it. York Mayor Kim Bracey will host a formal dedication and open house at York’s new city hall Thursday from 4 to 7 p.m. Bracey and other local officials will offer remarks around 4:15 p.m., … 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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Stetler guilty on all counts

Former state Rep. Stephen Stetler, D-York, was found guilty on all six counts in his political corruption trial. See live coverage here.

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Sweet Melissa’s Dream named Merchant of the Month

Sweet Melissa’s Dream has been named York’s Merchant of the Month for June. The independently-owned boutique at 51 N. Beaver St. offers clothing, jewelry, accessories and other assorted items. The shop, which began as a stand inside Central Market, will … Continue reading

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Free HIV testing offered June 27 in York

Free HIV testing will be available at City Hall next week for National HIV Testing Day. Residents can stop by the second floor of 101 S. George St. between 1 and 2:30 p.m. June 27 for free testing. For more … Continue reading

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Free concert in York to honor film composer John Williams

Guess who turned 80 this year? No, not former Councilwoman Toni Smith. (Although, she’s close at 78.) It’s actually John Williams. You know Williams. He’s the Academy Award-winning conductor and composer who wrote the scores for some of your favorite … Continue reading

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Cigarette battle wages on in York

Smoking has been hot button issue in York this week as the York Housing Authority rolled out plans to ban smoking in all 1,086 of its units countywide. Housing officials have sent mixed messages about the policy, which would allow … Continue reading

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If you’re going to smoke, just don’t put your butts in my plants

When I heard about the possible York Housing Authority ban on smoking, I perked up. No, I’m not a smoker and I don’t live in a York Housing Authority Home. But I do live downtown and several of my new … Continue reading

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