Monthly Archives: December 2013

Kim Bracey’s second inauguration as York mayor to take place Jan. 6

Kim Bracey’s second inauguration as the mayor of York will take place Jan. 6 at 11 a.m. in the main auditorium of William Penn Senior High School, 101 W. College Ave., according to a news release. Free tickets to attend … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Kim Bracey’s second inauguration as York mayor to take place Jan. 6

The top five stories of 2013

A municipal election — that few knew was happening; the great fire box debate; York struck by food trucks (and carts); a fire chief named; the Northwest triangle reclaimed; a commission in turmoil; a drug task force divided; a fourth … Continue reading

Posted in City Council, Crime, downtown, Hannah Sawyer, Northwest Triangle, Uncategorized, youth | Tagged , , , , , , | Comments Off on The top five stories of 2013

Five things to know about New Year’s Eve in York

Planning a night out on the town in York on New Year’s Eve? Here are five things you should know about the goings-on downtown: Music: Three local acts will provide the boozy — ahem bluesy — soundtrack to the last … Continue reading

Posted in Continental Square, Hannah Sawyer, Holidays | Tagged , , , , | Comments Off on Five things to know about New Year’s Eve in York

Should York City Council have approved a raise for department heads?

A York City Council meeting turned tense this week when council members voted against salary increases for Jim Gross, director of the Department of Public Works, and Michael O’Rourke, the city’s business administrator. Council voted 3 to 2 against the … Continue reading

Posted in Budget, City Council, city hall, Hannah Sawyer, Mayor Kim Bracey, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment

Free photos with Santa in York Thursday

Tyler Brown Photography will hold a free photo with Santa night Thursday. Dec. 19.

Posted in downtown, Entertainment, Holidays | Tagged , , , | Comments Off on Free photos with Santa in York Thursday

Central Pennsylvania food truck group wants more vendors in Continental Square: What do you think?

A mobile food vendor advocacy group added its voice to an ongoing debate over changes to York’s food-cart ordinance this week. The Central Pennsylvania Mobile Food Association’s top priority “is to increase the dialogue between York City Council, York City … Continue reading

Posted in City Council, downtown, food, Hannah Sawyer, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | 3 Comments

York City Police Department to lose two officers to attrition

The York City Police Department’s budget will shrink in 2014 because of a drop in grant funding, and fewer dollars will mean fewer boots on the street, Chief Wes Kahley said Wednesday night. The department will lose two officers through … Continue reading

Posted in Budget, City Council, Crime, Hannah Sawyer, Safety, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | Comments Off on York City Police Department to lose two officers to attrition

PHOTOS: Continental Square, downtown York in the snow

Neon lights, Christmas decorations and fresh snow painted a pretty picture on Continental Square on Tuesday night — so pretty, it made me pull over and park for a few minutes to snap some photos. Do you have photos of … Continue reading

Posted in Continental Square, downtown, Hannah Sawyer, snow, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , | Comments Off on PHOTOS: Continental Square, downtown York in the snow

A story of a random act of kindness (with a lot of dog photos)

I’ve got a copilot. Her name is June. She’s dirty, kind of smelly and often has a few remnants of last night’s dinner in her beard — but no one seems to mind.

Posted in Animals, downtown, Hannah Sawyer, Uncategorized | Tagged , | 1 Comment

‘Litter Critter’ Mateo a finalist in national Kindest Kid Contest

Mateo Maldonado just might be one of the kindest kids in America. At the very least, Mateo’s efforts to clean up York with his gang of Litter Critters have earned him national recognition and a finalist spot in the Kindest … Continue reading

Posted in Hannah Sawyer, youth | Tagged , , , , | Comments Off on ‘Litter Critter’ Mateo a finalist in national Kindest Kid Contest