Monthly Archives: August 2012

Storify of Youtube leads to videos from Farquhar Park

I went to Storify.com tonight to see what videos I could pull into a story about Farquhar Park in The Avenues of York. The exercise led to four videos that showed the bandstand, ducks in the water and a dog … Continue reading

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What’s all this ruckus at the intersection of York’s Market and Queen streets?

You might have noticed there’s a bit more commotion than usual on the corner of Market and Queen streets in York.

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York has its Mayberry moments

Often, for me at least, I see the Mayberry moments in York. These are times when neighbors help neighbors, people can be seen caring for their houses and lawns and neighborhoods and you get a nice nod when you pass … Continue reading

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Back to the good ol’ days of milk and meat inspectors…

As anyone who reads his blog would know, York Daily Record Editor Jim McClure is a bit of a history enthusiast. OK, that’s an understatement. Jim loves history more than anyone I know, and frequently, his affection for all things … Continue reading

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Enrollment underway for York Business Academy

Interested in starting a new business in York? Enrollment has begun for the York Business Academy. A series of Saturday morning classes for entrepreneurs will be held beginning Sept. 29 at the J.D. Brown Center for Entreprenuership at 410 Kings … Continue reading

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Look up!

Humans don’t spend much time looking up. Better to make sure you don’t trip over your own feet. But this weekend is the time to break the habit. Look up and check out the meteor shower!

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Need a new paint design on your car? Just have someone key it.

I walked out of my apartment today to find a lovely new design on the passenger side of my vehicle. Someone walking along the sidewalk decided to run their key in a wave pattern across my green Jeep Grand Cherokee. … Continue reading

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York’s summer concert series features Leah Burkey

York’s Lincoln Park summer concert series will continue this week with a performance from country singer Leah Burkey. The concerts, which are held on Thursdays at 7 p.m., are free for the public. Participants are invited to bring a blanket … Continue reading

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When living next to the library isn’t close enough

You’d think returning a book to the library would be easy when you live next door. But it isn’t. And I’ve had my share of overdue fines. I like to think that my fines are helping Martin Library. They need … Continue reading

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Walking to work without sidewalks

I walked to work again one day this week, leaving my home in The Avenues of York for the newspaper office behind the West Manchester Mall. Roosevelt Avenue in the city doesn’t offer a real pleasant walking experience, with sidewalks … Continue reading

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