Category Archives: neighbors

Keep York Beautiful cleanup planned

Want to keep York beautiful? An upcoming spring cleanup event in the city welcomes people to do just that. The Keep York Beautiful Spring Clean Up is 8 to 11 a.m. April 11, according to a press release from York … Continue reading

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York trash collection delayed, business panel canceled

York city trash collections for the remainder of the week will be delayed by one day, according to the city’s website. All of Thursday’s collections will take place Friday, and Friday’s collections will be Saturday because of Thursday’s inclement weather, the … Continue reading

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York Mayor Kim Bracey declares snow emergency

If you have been saving your on-street parking space with a trash can, you could be cited by York city officials. And no putting snow from your sidewalk into the street, either. York Mayor Kim Bracey declared a snow emergency as of … Continue reading

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Olde York Street Fair sparks trash controversy

The Olde York Street Fair is a Mother’s Day tradition — drawing visitors and their dollars to downtown York. But some residents said this year’s fair brought more than money, it also brought unwanted trash and traffic. Melissa Rosario, who … Continue reading

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York County Crime Stoppers celebrates record year

Seen something sketchy going on in your neighborhood? There’s a number for that. 755-TIPS. And a Facebook page. And a text line (Text ‘tip’ with Keyword “yorktips” to CRIMES or 274637.) It’s called York County Crime Stoppers.

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Black History Month program coming to Crispus Attucks

Crispus Attucks is sponsoring a lecture series in honor of Black History Month. And area residents still have a chance to catch the final lecture in the month-long series.

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After York ‘Strong Towns’ talk, picking a fight over a postcard

About halfway through Charles Marohn’s Strong Towns presentation in York — after an hour of talk about city development and funding of capital projects and long-term debt — I knew something wasn’t right. No doubt I brought a bit of … Continue reading

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Reports say seasonal giving has dropped in the past 5 years, but many in York still plan to donate

Charitable giving was up in 2011 over 2010 numbers, but analysts at Giving USA say that levels are still well below 2007 numbers. Dec. 2007 is acknowledged by most officials as the start of the most recent recession, although some say the … Continue reading

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A better Thanksgiving in York, one meal at a time

This might not be as grand as some of the holiday food giveaways you’ll see, said Ryan Davis. Behind him on the sidewalk, four frozen turkeys sat balanced on a square card table. Bags of trimmings with curly red bows … Continue reading

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A York soldier’s welcome home

It was tough to take your eyes off of that soldier and his family. Standing in the middle of BWI airport — hugging by baggage carousel 14 — the scene looked like something out of a movie. A much-deserved happy … Continue reading

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