Monthly Archives: March 2013

The word on that Human Relations Commission Right-to-Know request

Recall the most recent struggles of the York City Human Relations Commission. Recall, too, the YDR’s request for more information to be released about the firing of the commission’s executive director. Now, we have an answer. More or less.

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Judge rules against Beltrante mayoral bid in York

York County President Judge Stephen P. Linebaugh on Wednesday ruled in favor of a pair of petitioners who had sought to get a Democratic candidate for mayor of York off the ballot. In a written decision, Linebaugh ruled against Joe … Continue reading

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York quarry expansion project fizzles

York Building Products has withdrawn its request to expand quarry work in the city after talks with York City Council President Carol Hill-Evans. The project, which would have required a zoning change to a 16-acre tract of land in the … Continue reading

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York City Council to talk Gamewell fire boxes, hiring

York City Council appears to have a busy work session ahead this week. Wednesday night’s meeting could include the hiring of a new assistant city solicitor, and more talk on eliminating the city’s aging pole- and building- mounted fire boxes.

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Who turned out the lights?

If the lights go out in York later this week, don’t be left in the dark. There’s a reason for the blackout.

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No home yet for York’s forsaken ficus tree

Please pity the forsaken ficus. It’s just too big, they say. Too unwieldy to be loved. But that can’t be true. Can it? Nikki Eckenrode, of Re-Source York, hopes not. And she’s nurturing that hope.  

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Brownies come to York City Hall

York’s mayor and city hall will play host to a sweet group of little locals tonight, in town for a meeting as part of Women’s History Month.

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Hoops, help and having fun for a cause

Here is your all-star local lineup: York Mayor Kim Bracey, former U.S. Congressman Todd Platts, and York County commissioners Steve Chronister and Chris Reilly. If the game was driving home legislation, some would say it would be a slam dunk. … Continue reading

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City: Butt-kicking event coming up

You get a city press release about kicking butts and about free tobacco for residents late on a Friday afternoon, and chances are you’ll ask a few questions, too.

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York’s visiting violin man schedules an encore

The violin man is coming to town — again. Hans Wolff was in York last month, here to visit his daughter but also – at least on the brief lunch break he allowed himself – to play the violin outside … Continue reading

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