Monthly Archives: April 2014

PHOTOS: Volunteers plant AIDS memorial garden

Red bricks patterned in a ribbon at one end of Albermarle Park pay tribute to the people lost and those who continue to suffer with HIV/AIDS in York County. For the past six months, volunteers with the Caring Together Program, … Continue reading

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“Keystone Crossroads” public radio project to hone in problems faced by Pa. cities

“Pennsylvania is crumbling, both literally and figuratively.” That’s how Chris Satullo starts his recent post about a statewide project that will focus on the plight of Pennsylvania’s cities and is soon to be rolled out by public radio reporters at … Continue reading

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Bracey expects search for new business administrator to take 6 months

York Mayor Kim Bracey said after a City Council meeting Wednesday night that she expects the search for a new business administrator to take up to half a year. Michael O’Rourke, who held the position for about a decade and … Continue reading

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Follow along with tonight’s York City Council committee meeting

Tonight’s agenda includes talk of a salary increase for Police Chief Wes Kahley, the Penn Park project, police budgets, and more.

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Poll: Should York allow food trucks?

Should York allow food trucks in its central business district? Yes, trucks will bring more people downtown Yes, but only a limited number Undecided No, they’ll put brick and mortar restaurants out of business Created on Apr 22, 2014 View … Continue reading

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City Council members surprised by O’Rourke’s resignation

City Council members expressed surprise at the departure of York Business Administrator Michael O’Rourke. They said they learned of his resignation Tuesday. Here are some of their reactions.

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Follow along live with tonight’s York City Council meeting

On tonight’s agenda is the appointment of a new candidate for Director of Economic & Community Development and talk of chicken and feral cats.

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Bracey puts forward candidate for Economic Development position

York City Council will vote on a candidate put forward by Mayor Kim Bracey to fill the position of Director of Economic and Community Development at its meeting Tuesday night. The post has been vacant since the former director, Kevin … Continue reading

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Bed bug stigma compounds problem in York

Here’s the problem (or at least one of the problems) with bed bugs: everyone is susceptible to them. The parasites have been found at five-star hotels resorts, and although they were once associated with developing countries, they’re now rapidly spreading … Continue reading

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Bracey visits Harrisburg in support of pension reform

York Mayor Kim Bracey was part of a bipartisan coalition that appeared in Harrisburg yesterday to voice support for a pension reform bill sponsored by state Rep. Seth Grove, R-Dover, according to a news release. Grove‚Äôs bill, which would affect … Continue reading

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