Monthly Archives: July 2014

Read Think Loud’s state grant application

Earlier this month, Think Loud Development, LLC, was awarded a $5 million state grant for the construction of an office building and data and telecommunications center by Gov. Tom Corbett’s administration. The 210 York Street project, which has involved converting … Continue reading

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What do you think of Mayor Kim Bracey’s “5 game-changers?”

With another tight budget season on the horizon, York Mayor Kim Bracey has begun a series of articles outlining five ways she believes York can right its fiscal ship. Many of the initiatives are ones she has supported throughout her … Continue reading

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PHOTOS: Pogopalooza in Pittsburgh

For the last few months, we’ve been following the story of local kid turned extreme sport co-founder, Nick Ryan. Ryan, 25, of Spring Garden Township (yes, technically outside the city limits) has spent the early years of his professional career … Continue reading

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Department of Economic Development launches newsletter

Leonardo McClarty, the city’s new director of Economic and Community Development, said at a recent town hall meeting that he wants to improve communication between the city residents and the department he’ll be steering.

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Pit bulls involved in large percentage of animal bites, health official says

Part of Terri Fitzgerald’s job as Animal Bite Prevention Program coordinator for the city’s health bureau is to keep a tally of animal-bite reports in York. Fitzgerald often sees a spike in animal bites during warmer weather. Lately, she said, … Continue reading

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Guys, it’s “wee-co”

Weco [wee-co] noun ┬áThe roughly four-block area bordered by the Codorus, West Philadelphia and West Market Streets and Penn Street will be called Weco, short for west of the Codorus. An effort by Downtown Inc and a group of merchants … Continue reading

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“Weco”: Love it or … not?

For the past few months, York’s west end — the sometimes forgotten neighborhood across the Codorus — has been quietly mounting a push to tap into some of the uptick in foot traffic the city’s Royal Square and Beaver Street … Continue reading

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Is York’s retail growth here to stay?

Indigo Bleu, a clothing boutique, is set to open in just a few days on West Philadelphia Street — becoming the latest in a flurry of retail starts and expansions. Our business reporter, Gary Haber, noted the trend in a … Continue reading

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City posts listing for Business Administrator position

Looking for a new job? York is accepting applications for its Business Administrator position — the post left vacant by former city employee Michael O’Rourke this spring after he was relieved of his duties.

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How does safety factor in to York’s mobile food debate?

I spent some time last month pounding the pavement, talking to York restaurant and business owners, as well as mobile food proponents, about whether food trucks and carts belong on city streets. I heard concerns about scarce foot traffic and … Continue reading

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