Monthly Archives: November 2012

Give me a cure for the common cold

A recent Consumer Reports article was no help, and a lifetime of suffering through the common cold hasn’t gotten me any better at handling this problem. The advice my mom gave me long ago — and she was a medical … Continue reading

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‘Tis the season for political wrangling

“It’s that time of year again!” according to a mailing from York Mayor Kim Bracey. In that email, sent today to subscribers to the city’s email list, the mayor talks a bit about the budget. She also weighs in on … Continue reading

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Beer expert to appear as part of ‘Hoppy Hanukah’

Looking for something to go with that hot dog blog post? How about a beer?

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Here’s how that York city story should have been written

The lede for that story yesterday —  about an upcoming lottery for a sidewalk food vendor license in York —  should have been written differently. Maybe something like this:

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York city director weighs in on special-event funding

Jim Gross, York’s director of public works, submitted the following letter to the editor concerning special events in the city. In his letter, Gross says “there is a systemic problem with the way we fund our special events in the … Continue reading

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York City Council’s first budget meeting, further dissected

It’s always tough to fit a three-hour meeting  into 10 inches of newsprint while on deadline. That’s just the way it is. So it’s nice to have this space, to talk a little more today about the York city budget … Continue reading

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Beyond the tax rate, questions remain for York’s budget season

York City Council is set to meet tonight for the first of several hearings in advance of any approval of the 2013 budget. And while Mayor Kim Bracey’s budget proposes no tax increase for city residents, still, plenty of questions … Continue reading

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York city raises fees for services

On the heels of a proposed 2013 budget with no tax increase, came news this week that several York city service fees are on the rise. But city officials said those small increases only keep the fees in line with … Continue reading

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York Mayor Bracey honored by Democratic Women group

York’s mayor recently took home an award from a state Democratic group for her work promoting both the community and the party.

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York city trash collection adjusted for holiday week

Don’t be a turkey. Not at this time of year. Make sure you know the city’s schedule for the next few days.

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