Category Archives: Parades

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 St. Patrick’s Day Parade seeks entrants

York’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade needs entrants for the annual event, which will be held in March, officials said. And entries must be received soon. Applications are being accepted for the 30th Annual York Saint Patrick’s Day Parade, to be … 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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York city director weighs in on special-event funding

Jim Gross, York’s director of public works, submitted the following letter to the editor concerning special events in the city. In his letter, Gross says “there is a systemic problem with the way we fund our special events in the … Continue reading

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More Halloween parade news

You don’t have to look far down in the queue here to see a post about the Halloween parade from Will Hanlon. It’s definitely on Yorkers’ minds this time of year, and for good reason after it was canceled last … Continue reading

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York: the littlest big town

I went to last Saturday’s “Go Green in the City” on a whim. I felt tired, sick and my allergies were acting up. I finally decided to get out of the house because maybe a bit of sunshine would do … Continue reading

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Livin’ Just Enough, Just Enough, For the City

I moved into my apartment downtown 19 days ago and though I’ve been a York native all my life, I’ve found city living is a bit different than life in the ‘burbs. For one thing, it’s a lot louder. When … Continue reading

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York, Lancaster mayors to settle baseball bet

A friendly bet between York Mayor Kim Bracey and Lancaster Mayor Rick Gray will be settled Friday when Gray visits York for Bike Night. The mayors of the rival cities placed a bet on the winner of the recent post … Continue reading

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York mayor to discuss logistics of weekend events

York Mayor Kim Bracey and other city officials will hold a news conference Thursday to discuss the logistics of several events that will be held in York Friday. Festivities scheduled for Friday evening include Bike Night, a championship game at … Continue reading

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Parking and traffic tips for York’s Bike Night

York’s 14th annual Bike Night will be held this weekend, and city officials have put together some tips to help residents and visitors avoid delays. Motorcycles will descend upon downtown around 6 p.m. Friday with a parade that will begin … Continue reading

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