Monthly Archives: February 2014

Street sweeping to resume

Street sweeping will start again on main streets in the city after a winter break. Weather permitting, street sweeping will resume March 17, according to a news release issued Friday. The first night of sweeping will be on streets posted … Continue reading

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How long will you wait at local emergency rooms?

Rising usage combined with a drop in the total number of facilities are just two indicators of more trouble ahead for emergency rooms nationwide, according to a study released earlier this year by the American College of Emergency Physicians. Citing … Continue reading

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York City Council talks snow cleanup

Carol Hill-Evans said the city has had a lot of successes in dealing with the winter storms, as well as some complaints.

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A look at living on minimum wage in York

President Barack Obama’s recent decision to raise the minimum wage to $10.10 for federal contract workers is likely just the start of a Democratic push to bump up pay across the board, the Los Angele Times recently reported. But opponents … Continue reading

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How long is too long to sit … and sit … and sit …

I am a cafe squatter. Yes, I’ll admit it. I am one of those who grab the prime seats near the outlets, holding down tables for an inordinate amount of time. I am one of those who buys a $2 … Continue reading

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City nearing deal with Union for new contract for blue, gray collar employees

York appears to be nearing the end of a more than year-long dispute over a new union contract with Teamsters Local 776, which represents blue and grey collar working employees in the city. Michael O’Rourke, business administrator for York, said … Continue reading

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Big box or Mom and Pop? Many Yorkers say they want both

Last week, I posted a couple of thoughts on development in York and the possible benefits of local and national retailers in the downtown area. Then, I asked reader’s to weigh in on what type of development they wanted to … Continue reading

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Healthy World Cafe in negotiations for a space

When we last checked in with Healthy World Cafe this fall, the pay-what-you-can eatery was quickly growing out of its temporary home at First Moravian Church on North Duke Street. With nearly 120 diners passing through its doors during monthly … Continue reading

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No power? Stop by the Daily Record offices tomorrow to recharge

Icepocalypse knocked out your home’s power. Now it hits you where it really hurts — your smartphone. The York Daily Record is here to help. Join us in our newsroom between 2 and 5 p.m. Friday to warm up and … Continue reading

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City closes some parks because of fallen tree limbs

York will temporarily close a number of parks because of fallen trees and limbs, according to a news release. They include: Bantz Park, Farquhar Park, Foundry Park, Hudson Park, Kiwanis Lake, Lincoln Park, Memorial Park – Between Edgar Street and … Continue reading

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