Category Archives: Avenues

Quarry expansion project does not appear on Planning Commission agenda

The city Planning Commission met briefly Monday night and without hearing a curative amendment request from York Building Products regarding a proposed quarry expansion project at Roosevelt Avenue. The commission was scheduled to hear the request, according to last month’s … Continue reading

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Quarry expansion project reappears before City Council

A controversial quarry expansion project reappeared last week on the City Council agenda. The Council again voted to send a curative amendment request from York Building Products regarding property at 1072 Roosevelt Drive before the city’s planning commission and also … Continue reading

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News from The Avenues

What’s new on The Avenues? Something big , it turns out, for fans of architecture and of York city.

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York’s summer concert series features Leah Burkey

York’s Lincoln Park summer concert series will continue this week with a performance from country singer Leah Burkey. The concerts, which are held on Thursdays at 7 p.m., are free for the public. Participants are invited to bring a blanket … Continue reading

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At last! Four-way stop installed at Parkway Blvd. and Pacific Ave.

The intersection of Parkway Boulevard and Pacific Avenue finally has finally become a four-way stop. In the last few weeks, new stop signs were installed on Pacific Avenue, both topped with blinking lights to alert drivers to the new traffic … Continue reading

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Free concert in York to honor film composer John Williams

Guess who turned 80 this year? No, not former Councilwoman Toni Smith. (Although, she’s close at 78.) It’s actually John Williams. You know Williams. He’s the Academy Award-winning conductor and composer who wrote the scores for some of your favorite … Continue reading

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Captain Brown Shoe/Black Socks and Pit Bull vs. the Google Cyclops

My trusty sidekick and I were wandering the streets of York on Wednesday when we first laid eyes upon the solitary eye that would become that lunchtime’s arch nemesis: Street View. Google Street View that is. By night, my sidekick … Continue reading

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Community policing meeting to be held in the Avenues

Residents of York’s Avenues neighborhood are invited to a meeting Tuesday to network with one of the city’s community police officers. A member of York’s community policing division will be the guest speaker at a 7 p.m. meeting at the … Continue reading

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The Avenues neighborhood celebrates its history with new street signs

The homes in the historic Avenues neighborhood were gleaming Friday afternoon in the bright sunshine as 25 community members gathered at the corner of Madison and Roosevelt avenues in the crisp fall air. They came together for the unveiling of … Continue reading

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York’s Lincoln Station will be open for Election Day

Voters in York’s 14th Ward may still report to the city’s Lincoln Station to vote on Nov. 8 despite a mold problem that has forced firefighters out of the building. Officials from the York County Department of Elections and Voter … Continue reading

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