Monthly Archives: March 2014

York issues street sweeping tickets in error

Did you get a street sweeping ticket Saturday morning even though it wasn’t your week to be swept?

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Neighbors complained about empty building at Council before it burned

Family members of a man who died after a fall in an empty building at 701 W.  Philadelphia St. appeared before York City Council to complain about the building before it burned Thursday morning in a three-alarm blaze. Police said … Continue reading

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York names new Poet Laureate

Christine Lincoln has been named York’s Poet Laureate for 2014, according to a news release.

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Food carts, booting and condemned buildings to be discussed at York meetings

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York receives state grant to rehab former nuisance bar

A $250,000 Keystone Communities grant will help York renovate a former nuisance bar in the city’s Salem Square neighborhood. Gus’ Place was bought by the city’s Redevelopment Authority and the Salem Square Community Association in 2011, and the grant will … Continue reading

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Conversation over tax exoneration request from Logos Academy turns heated

Update, 8:45 p.m. York City Council passed a resolution exonerating Logos Academy, a private, non-charter school that serves low-income students, from its 2013 taxes during a council meeting Tuesday night. Logos was awarded tax-exempt status beginning in 2014, but accrued … Continue reading

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