Category Archives: business

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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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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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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Documents show vacation leave policies

Former York Business Administrator Michael O’Rourke accrued nearly a year of vacation time during his decade and a half in office, and his recent departure will now cost the city more than $97,000, according to the terms of a separation … Continue reading

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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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