Category Archives: downtown

Use homicide, crime maps to check city neighborhoods

I recently reported that police and city officials were touting a significant drop in crime in York since 1988 and citing improvements to the city’s market district in particular.

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City Council denies White Rose Bar and Grill expansion plan

A planned expansion by the White Rose Bar and Grill was voted down 5 to 1 by York City Council on Tuesday night. Councilman David Satterlee cast the lone dissenting vote as other members upheld the Historic Architectural Review Board’s … Continue reading

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Animal advocates speak against ordinance dealing with feral cats

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York issues street sweeping tickets in error

Did you get a street sweeping ticket Saturday morning even though it wasn’t your week to be swept?

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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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Big box or Mom-and-pop stores? What type of development do you want to see in York?

For one magnificent summer, I lived within walking distance of a Trader Joe’s food store. I’d load up my backpack with low-priced snacks, fruit, veggies and the hallmark Two-Buck Chuck — a $2 bottle of wine. It was glorious.

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Need help navigating York’s snow emergency routes?

Take a look at the map showing which streets are on the snow emergency routes and where free parking is.

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Do you know someone who was affected by the Rodeway Inn fire?

“It is definitely one of those fires that we’ll talk about for years to come,” York Fire/Rescue Services Chief David Michaels said in a recent interview about the Rodeway Inn fire. Nearly a year ago, the two alarm blaze displaced … Continue reading

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Saylor to sponsor bill to speed up next CRIZ round

State Rep. Stan Saylor, R-Windsor Township, plans to introduce legislation that could give York a second shot at a state-run revitalization program much sooner than the city originally expected. Saylor will co-sponsor legislation that allows for two additional cities to … Continue reading

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Restaurant Week York set for end of February

Restaurant Week York will be Feb. 22 through March 1, according to a news release. During the week, city restaurants will offer prix-fixe meals for $5, $10, $20 or $30 per person, excluding gratuity, beverages and tax, the release states. … Continue reading

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