Monthly Archives: July 2012

Townhall meeting to be held Thursday in York

York Mayor Kim Bracey will hold a townhall meeting Thursday at city hall. Several city directors will be on for the meeting, which will be held in council chambers at 101 S. George St. at 6 p.m. Residents are invited … Continue reading

Posted in city hall, downtown, Emily Opilo, Mayor Kim Bracey, neighbors | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment

My impromptu four square adventure

Yesterday, I got a bit of an unusual assignment. York’s Bring On Play committee was hosting four square games for adults on the city’s Continental Square, and the freelancer who was supposed to cover it fell through. Enter the city … Continue reading

Posted in Continental Square, downtown, Emily Opilo, Entertainment, youth | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

It’s a creek. On fire. It’s CreekFire.

Update Friday 2:30 p.m.: Due to weather, CreekFire has been postponed until Saturday at 8:30 p.m. Reported earlier: It’s back! York’s newest and arguably most bizarre event, CreekFire, will be held for the second go around this Friday around 8:30 … Continue reading

Posted in Codorus Creek, Emily Opilo, family event, parks | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Explosions, domestic disturbances, phantom poopers and other joys of city living

This is a rare blog post that’s not about York. But it is about the city. I live in midtown Harrisburg. Like many of the city dwellers I know, Harrisburg and elsewhere, my living situation is a calculated choice. City … Continue reading

Posted in apartment living, Crime, Emily Opilo | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Holding on after the heat

Learning first hand the discomforts, and dangers, of heat related illnesses during last week’s heat wave climax.

Posted in health, Stephanie Reighart | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment

At last! Four-way stop installed at Parkway Blvd. and Pacific Ave.

The intersection of Parkway Boulevard and Pacific Avenue finally has finally become a four-way stop. In the last few weeks, new stop signs were installed on Pacific Avenue, both topped with blinking lights to alert drivers to the new traffic … Continue reading

Posted in Angie Mason, Avenues, Emily Opilo, Safety | Tagged , , , , | 2 Comments

York fire department awards, promotion ceremony to be held Friday

York’s Department of Fire/Rescue Services will hold its annual awards ceremony Friday at 2 p.m. at city hall. The ceremony, which will be held in council chambers, will honor several members of the department and the public for their service … Continue reading

Posted in city hall, Emily Opilo, Safety | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Children’s pageant to be held honoring former Councilwoman Toni Smith

A gift from the journalism gods arrived on my desk last week. A children’s pageant will be held later this month in honor of former York City Councilwoman Toni Smith, according to flier received by the York Daily Record/Sunday News. … Continue reading

Posted in City Council, Emily Opilo, family event, food, youth | 2 Comments

My favorite lunch spot: Big Lou’s Bar-B-Q

I love some good barbecue. Really love it. And while my boyfriend, Will, wanted to go to Central Market for lunch on Saturday, I had been craving something a little more home-y for several days. I wanted Big Lou’s Bar-B-Q. … Continue reading

Posted in food, Rebecca LeFever, restaurants | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Trash collections to be delayed for July 4 holiday

Due to the July 4 holiday, all curbside trash collections on Thursday and Friday will be delayed one day. During the holiday week, Thursday customers will be collected on Friday, and Friday customers will be collected on Saturday. Anyone with … Continue reading

Posted in city hall, Emily Opilo, Holidays, trash | Leave a comment