Monthly Archives: September 2012

Drink up, help YWCA’s York Halloween Parade & Pumpkin Fun Run

Several downtown businesses are selling cups filled with perks to help raise money for YWCA’s York Halloween Parade & Pumpkin Fun Run.

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Remembrance event for Joanne Borders planned

A old friend of Joanne Borders is organizing a community cookout and remembrance event for the former councilwoman on Saturday. Shari Krepps, from the Northwest Neighborhood Association, said the cookout will be held from noon to 4 p.m. at Williams … Continue reading

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Want to be a York City Council member?

The other day we reported that the York City Council would begin the process of filling Joanne Borders’ seat, noting the details of how to apply would be forthcoming. Today, those details were officially released.

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A couple of days in the city

A few hours after I left the York Daily Record on my first day as the new city reporter, a councilwoman and beloved community leader passed, losing her battle with cancer. My second day on the job, a neighbor of … Continue reading

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Downtown Kickball Tournament to bring playground athletes to city

Think you can relive the days of your youth and play some kickball with well-meaning adults? Sign up for the Downtown Kickball Tournament, organized by Downtown York, Inc., for a chance to show those neighborhood “kids” that you can still … Continue reading

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Mayor Kim Bracey’s Nine in Nine initiatives two years later

Is York Mayor Kim Bracey holding up her end of the bargain two years after announcing her Nine in Nine initiatives?

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Second year of Jazz in the City to kick off with October First Friday

The second year of Jazz in the City will kick off during October’s First Friday and continue through June. Join Mayor Kim Bracey at The Studio at the Strand, 50 N. George Street between 5 and 7 p.m. Oct. 5. … Continue reading

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‘Let’s Move York City’ gets off the ground

Education reporter Angie Mason did a story recently on a new initiative by Mayor Kim Bracey called “Let’s Move York City.” Residents can log onto the city’s website to track their exercise and log weight loss. The citywide goal? To … Continue reading

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Getting stuck in line at the post office

Even though Mike Argento might not believe me, I got stuck at the post office Friday. I left home early to swing by in what I thought would be a no more than 20 minute visit to pick out a … Continue reading

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It’s that time of year: Getting ready for Yorktoberfest

The second annual Yorktoberfest, created by the Sons of the American Legion, will offer a family-friendly weekend of craft beers, wine, music and food next month. Unlimited samples of more than 35 beers will be available, as well as 10 … Continue reading

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