Monthly Archives: October 2012

At Yorktoberfest, more than beer and wine

The Yorktoberfest Wine and Beer Festival at Sovereign Bank Stadium is continuing from noon to 5 p.m. Sunday.

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York city asks residents to ready for ‘Frankenstorm’

There’s been plenty of talk around the newsroom — and, best I can tell, everywhere else — about the big storm heading our way. Seems like everywhere you look folks are getting ready, or at least talking about getting ready. … Continue reading

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Growing neighborhood groups in York city

Look real close. Something’s taken root in York city. Maybe I’m late to the party — and I’m sure no seasoned gardener. Actually, I’ve invited my mother out the past few years to help me try to tend my tomatoes … Continue reading

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Before winter, an evening in the Garden

It seems to Cher Kondor like only yesterday when her dream came true — a memorial garden in York for fallen soldiers and their families sprouted and took hold in the city. Now, she said this week, it’s time to … Continue reading

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Strange Laws: Don’t sleep outside on your refrigerator

It’s OK to fall asleep on top of your refrigerator indoors, but take a nap on your favorite appliance outside and you’re breaking the law, according to a compilation of some of the strangest laws in Pennsylvania. And don’t even … Continue reading

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Smooth move on city streets

The road to smooth streets in the city should soon be a little less bumpy. And so should the streets themselves, after a unanimous City Council vote on Tuesday night.

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Upgrades are so noisy

Today I had my alarm set for 7:30 a.m. Before my alarm went off, my dreams were interrupted by a pounding sound. Metal on rock repeatedly whacking and ricocheting. I abandoned my unconsciousness and rolled over to look at the … Continue reading

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News from The Avenues

What’s new on The Avenues? Something big , it turns out, for fans of architecture and of York city.

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More details on York city housing swap, project

Remember that story we had a few weeks ago about the Thackston Park land swap? Or for that matter the years of wrangling to get the York city deal done? Well, officials have provided a release with more information about … Continue reading

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York City Council to hold interviews for Joanne Borders’ seat Monday

Wondering who will be the next member of York City Council? Current members will interview candidates to fill Joanne Borders’ seat on Monday morning. The 21 candidates who submitted resumes for the seat and the public are invited to an … Continue reading

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