Category Archives: Holidays

Five things to know about New Year’s Eve in York

Planning a night out on the town in York on New Year’s Eve? Here are five things you should know about the goings-on downtown: Music: Three local acts will provide the boozy — ahem bluesy — soundtrack to the last … Continue reading

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Free photos with Santa in York Thursday

Tyler Brown Photography will hold a free photo with Santa night Thursday. Dec. 19.

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Salvation Army rep: Charity’s anti-gay policy a fallacy

“Screw that hate group” – Steve Steele via Facebook Do you drop coins in the Salvation Army kettle each year? That was the question that drew ire from Steve Steele and other readers on the Daily Record/Sunday News Facebook page.

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Calling charities “recession-proof” is a misnomer

I was digging through our archived articles on businesses¬† in downtown York a week ago when I came across a quote from a potential developer. He was looking to attract nonprofits to an underutilized space because charities are “recession-proof,” he … Continue reading

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It may be June, but York City is looking for a Christmas tree

April showers bring June Christmas trees, or at least, that’s what the city is hoping. The thermometer might have spiked into the mid-eighties this week, but the public works department is on the hunt for something evergreen. They’re in need … Continue reading

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Hunting for eggs, and fishing for fun in York

March in a York park looks as if it will be flecked with fun and free events. A pair of city press releases tell of two upcoming outdoor events, set to fall just in time for spring.

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York Countians plan to aid victims of Hurricane Sandy during holidays

When I pitched a story idea about holiday giving to my editor, I was thinking to myself, “Do we really need another story about nonprofits in the paper?” I wasn’t sure he would go for it. The holidays always inspire … Continue reading

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New Year’s Eve party in York this year?

  UPDATE: New Year’s in Continental Square is back on… and more.   York’s mayor has scheduled a “special announcement” about New Year’s for Thursday morning at city hall. The city has provided no other details. Right now, no one’s … Continue reading

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How the York bars saved New Year’s Eve

Three York bars are planning ‘First Pint’ in place of the New Year’s Eve ‘First Night.’

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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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