Category Archives: Emily Opilo

Back to the good ol’ days of milk and meat inspectors…

As anyone who reads his blog would know, York Daily Record Editor Jim McClure is a bit of a history enthusiast. OK, that’s an understatement. Jim loves history more than anyone I know, and frequently, his affection for all things … Continue reading

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Enrollment underway for York Business Academy

Interested in starting a new business in York? Enrollment has begun for the York Business Academy. A series of Saturday morning classes for entrepreneurs will be held beginning Sept. 29 at the J.D. Brown Center for Entreprenuership at 410 Kings … Continue reading

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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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Will Bracey appeal the Helfrich decision? She has to read it first.

Another day, another pleasant conversation with the mayor. As York Mayor Kim Bracey’s townhall meeting was wrapping up last night, there was only one question left unanswered. What would the city do about this week’s ruling that York City Councilman … Continue reading

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York City Council OK’s the lease of 10 SUVs for city police

Despite concerns from several York City Council members, the city police department has received approval to lease 10 new vehicles. Council voted unanimously during a special meeting last week to approve the leases, which will include 10 Mitsubishi Outlander SE … Continue reading

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ANALYSIS: Applying the Helfrich decision to other cases could be difficult

Wednesdays ruling from York County President Judge Stephen Linebaugh could technically set precedent in cases statewide, but it would be difficult to apply, said Michael Dimino, an associate professor of election law at Widener Law School. The decision hinges on … Continue reading

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Is White Rose Community Television in jeopardy? Ask Councilwoman Renee Nelson.

Remember when York City Councilwoman Renee Nelson got all fired up about the city’s local television station during budget negotiations last year and pledged to check in on its financial progress? Yeah, I didn’t really remember that either. But apparently … Continue reading

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Townhall meeting to be held Thursday in York

York Mayor Kim Bracey will hold a townhall meeting Thursday at city hall. Several city directors will be on for the meeting, which will be held in council chambers at 101 S. George St. at 6 p.m. Residents are invited … Continue reading

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My impromptu four square adventure

Yesterday, I got a bit of an unusual assignment. York’s Bring On Play committee was hosting four square games for adults on the city’s Continental Square, and the freelancer who was supposed to cover it fell through. Enter the city … Continue reading

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It’s a creek. On fire. It’s CreekFire.

Update Friday 2:30 p.m.: Due to weather, CreekFire has been postponed until Saturday at 8:30 p.m. Reported earlier: It’s back! York’s newest and arguably most bizarre event, CreekFire, will be held for the second go around this Friday around 8:30 … Continue reading

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