Category Archives: Mark Walters

Defining York’s neighborhoods

Former York City Fire & Rescue assistant chief Greg Halpin inquired via Facebook why a recent YDR article described a police shooting incident in the Yorktowne Homes neighborhood as having occurred in Fireside. “It seems that some of the local media … Continue reading

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State Rep. Kevin Schreiber posts York-area jobs

Need a job? State Rep. Kevin Schreiber wants to help. Schreiber, a York Democrat, shared Tuesday on his Facebook page a link to job listings in his 95th Legislative District, which consists of York, West York, Spring Garden Township and parts … Continue reading

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Take the Salem Square neighborhood survey, attend Lincoln Charter’s fall festival

The Salem Square Community Association wants residents’ feedback to determine perceptions and needs in York’s west end neighborhood. The association is working with the City of York, YMCA and other local partners to create a plan that is intended to guide the … Continue reading

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Free smoke detectors given away in York’s Salem Square

Volunteers canvassed York’s Salem Square neighborhood,  installing free smoke detectors as part of American Red Cross’ Home Fire Preparedness Campaign. The nonprofit’s central Pennsylvania chapter aimed to put 1,000 smoke detectors in homes on the city’s west end Thursday, with members … Continue reading

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Crispus Attucks circulates online survey

Crispus Attucks wants your feedback. What’s important to you? The nonprofit put out a survey online, asking participants to tell the association what’s most important to them. The survey, accessible here, takes a couple minutes. It is intended to help … Continue reading

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What did York City Council primary winners spend since May?

Supporters for Carol Hill-Evans Brought in: $50 Spent: $1,526.51 The incumbent council president’s committee brought $4,700 from her last report, spending about one-third of it from May 5 to June 8. Some of that was reimbursement to her, with the … Continue reading

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What did York City Council candidates receive, spend on campaigns?

Carol Hill-Evans and Supporters for Carol Hill-Evans Brought in: $2,225 Spent: $1,540.15 Her largest contribution, $1,000, came from REALTORS Association of York and Adams Counties. Her largest expense was $739.22 to Louisville, Kentucky-based My Campaign Store, LLC, for yard signs. Noteworthy: … Continue reading

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York City Supt.: Student transfer from Helen Thackston to Hannah Penn went smoothly

Some readers say we only report what many deem “bad news.” That’s not true. Spoiler alert: The following story is what some may describe as “good news.” Administrators and parents were pleased with the evacuation of students from Helen Thackston … Continue reading

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Bring on Play’s bowling event raising money for Memorial Park playground

“Come knock down some pins for our new playground,” is the command at the top of a news release from York’s public works department regarding a bowling fundraiser. BOPeration Bowling, launched by Bring on Play, is aiming to raise money … Continue reading

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Last chance to sign up for Weight Watchers program

There is still time to sign up for York’s Weight Watchers Healthy Communities grant program, with one more registration day left on March 31. The program allows city residents who meet financial and health qualifications to attend Weight Watchers meetings … Continue reading

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