Category Archives: North Queen Street

Street sweeping will resume March 17 in York

As spring nears, York city residents are advised to be mindful of street sweeping, which resumes March 17. The first night of sweeping will be on streets posted for the third Tuesday of the month from midnight to 6 a.m., … Continue reading

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Furniture fairies snatch chairs, TVs and old green couches

On Monday afternoon, my boyfriend and I took the next big step in our relationship. We bought a La-Z-Boy. It was a discounted floor model at Wolf’s, but it won us both over. For me, it was the fact that … Continue reading

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York railroad crossings to be closed this week for repairs

Drivers should avoid the area of North Queen Street between North Street and Gas Avenue in York this week while the rail crossings in the area are being repaired.     The York Railway Company will remove old wooden ties at … Continue reading

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Ice ice baby

The word icicle makes me think of dainty sticks dangling from the rooftop. I need a different word for this. Mega-icle, maybe? This giant has been growing on the side of my apartment building since the winter storm. It’s two … Continue reading

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Walking weather leads to discoveries

Last evening after work I went for a walk downtown and noticed a three new businesses. First, on North Queen Street we saw a sign advertising restaurant space. It would be great to have a neighborhood place to grab some … Continue reading

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Neighborhood pride

(New flag on a light post on the first block of North Queen.) I noticed new neighborhood flags on my block this weekend. Not sure when they went up, but it was a welcome addition. I am still learning all … Continue reading

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Fixed glass

(This is the damage. The missing windshield is covered with plastic because, of course, it had to rain.) The car is fixed. All told, it cost $747 to repair the damage done by whoever decided to smash my back windshield … Continue reading

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Broken glass

So, I became a statistic Sunday. Someone decided to bash in my back windshield. The cheapest estimate so far is about $350, which does not include fixing the broken plastic behind the back seats. I filed a police report Sunday … Continue reading

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Nobody’s home

I rarely see my neighbors. I’ve lived on North Queen for a year now, but the only people I’ve met are those in my building and a nice guy who’s backyard is near my alley parking space. What gives? Indeed, … Continue reading

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