Category Archives: Downtown East

Drink up, help YWCA’s York Halloween Parade & Pumpkin Fun Run

Several downtown businesses are selling cups filled with perks to help raise money for YWCA’s York Halloween Parade & Pumpkin Fun Run.

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La Casa De Tapas proceeds to benefit YWCA York in June

There hasn’t been a lot of good news out of the York YWCA lately — all operations were closed for the week of Memorial Day as a result of a staff-wide furlough and budget cuts. But local residents that want … Continue reading

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True Life: I’m a Townie

My college experience took me away for four years but since graduating in August, I’ve been back in my hometown of York. When I first returned, I  constantly complained that my friends were either still away at school or had … Continue reading

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HARB to discuss fate of Trinity United Methodist Church tonight

York’s Historical Architecture Review Board will hold a special meeting tonight to discuss plans to save York’s Trinity United Methodist Church from demolition. Church officials have proposed knocking down the more than 100-year-old building at 241 E. King St. in … Continue reading

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HARB to hear Trinity church demolition case Wednesday

An application for a demolition permit at York’s Trinity United Methodist Church will be heard by the city’s Historical Architectural Review Board Wednesday. Church officials have proposed knocking down the more than 100-year-old building at 241 E. King St. in … Continue reading

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Ice ice baby

The word icicle makes me think of dainty sticks dangling from the rooftop. I need a different word for this. Mega-icle, maybe? This giant has been growing on the side of my apartment building since the winter storm. It’s two … Continue reading

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They came, they smashed, they found nothing

Who’s they? The thieves — or would-be thieves, that is. Yep, my car was the latest to be broken into in the area of Market and Queen streets, a window smashed to pieces. The cars of at least four other … Continue reading

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Neighborhood pride

(New flag on a light post on the first block of North Queen.) I noticed new neighborhood flags on my block this weekend. Not sure when they went up, but it was a welcome addition. I am still learning all … Continue reading

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