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PHOTOS: Pogopalooza in Pittsburgh

For the last few months, we’ve been following the story of local kid turned extreme sport co-founder, Nick Ryan. Ryan, 25, of Spring Garden Township (yes, technically outside the city limits) has spent the early years of his professional career … Continue reading

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Department of Economic Development launches newsletter

Leonardo McClarty, the city’s new director of Economic and Community Development, said at a recent town hall meeting that he wants to improve communication between the city residents and the department he’ll be steering.

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Pit bulls involved in large percentage of animal bites, health official says

Part of Terri Fitzgerald’s job as Animal Bite Prevention Program coordinator for the city’s health bureau is to keep a tally of animal-bite reports in York. Fitzgerald often sees a spike in animal bites during warmer weather. Lately, she said, … Continue reading

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Guys, it’s “wee-co”

Weco [wee-co] noun  The roughly four-block area bordered by the Codorus, West Philadelphia and West Market Streets and Penn Street will be called Weco, short for west of the Codorus. An effort by Downtown Inc and a group of merchants … Continue reading

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“Weco”: Love it or … not?

For the past few months, York’s west end — the sometimes forgotten neighborhood across the Codorus — has been quietly mounting a push to tap into some of the uptick in foot traffic the city’s Royal Square and Beaver Street … Continue reading

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City posts listing for Business Administrator position

Looking for a new job? York is accepting applications for its Business Administrator position — the post left vacant by former city employee Michael O’Rourke this spring after he was relieved of his duties.

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How does safety factor in to York’s mobile food debate?

I spent some time last month pounding the pavement, talking to York restaurant and business owners, as well as mobile food proponents, about whether food trucks and carts belong on city streets. I heard concerns about scarce foot traffic and … Continue reading

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Does York need a stiffer litter law?

York City Council is considering a change to how it polices trash and litter that could mean a $25 on-the-spot fine for anyone who flouts property maintenance laws. But while some say it’s a financial reprimand that’s long overdue, others … Continue reading

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Mateo’s Litter Critters recognize York garbage men

Remember Mateo Maldonado — the kid who has been cleaning up York for a little more than a year now? Last time we caught up with him, he was a finalist in a national Kindest Kid contest. Although Mateo didn’t … Continue reading

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What properties are owned by the RDA?

York’s Redevelopment Authority lists more than 25 properties for sale on its webpage at the City’s website, but information obtained through a Right To Know request shows that the RDA’s property repository runs for about eight pages.

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