Category Archives: business

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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Members of CRIZ authority announced

York’s application to the state-created City Revitalization and Improvement Zone program is due tomorrow. The city was able to move forward with its application after Council approved the creation of a local authority to oversee the program Monday night. Seven … Continue reading

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City Council to vote Tuesday on Gamewell fire box debate

When council members arrive at City Hall on Tuesday night, they’ll face a looming vote on what has become a thorny issue for city residents and business owners. Council will decide whether to remove the requirement for commercial businesses to … Continue reading

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Hot topics appear on City Council committee agenda

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Artistry BLOOMs in downtown York

Once known as a birthplace of factories and everything mechanical, York’s industrial legacy is giving way to production of a more organic and individual sort as a growing downtown art scene makes a name for itself on city streets. But … Continue reading

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Setting the wheels in motion for a city bike share

A lack of funding has momentarily stalled efforts to launch a York bike share, but more dollars is exactly what such a program can bring to a city, said Shaun Underkoffler, Community Health Program Coordinator of the York City Bureau … Continue reading

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Jim and Nena’s Pizzeria named as Mayor’s Merchant of the Month

York Mayor C. Kim Bracey will be at Jim and Nena’s Pizzeria at 5 p.m. today to celebrate the business being named as the Mayor’s Merchant of the Month for May. The business is located at 35 W. Market St. … Continue reading

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Sweeper company York’s ‘Merchant of the Month’

Who knew that there are more than 200 makes and models of vacuum cleaners? Not me. All I have is one old, broken one. Good thing I checked on York’s “Merchant of the Month” celebration.

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No home yet for York’s forsaken ficus tree

Please pity the forsaken ficus. It’s just too big, they say. Too unwieldy to be loved. But that can’t be true. Can it? Nikki Eckenrode, of Re-Source York, hopes not. And she’s nurturing that hope.  

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Growth, a little lunch, and The Rainmaker in York

The Rainmaker, it seems, is coming to York.

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