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We’ve moved to a new site!

York City Limits has moved to another platform on the York Daily Record’s new website, WWW.YDR.COM. Our new address is  http://www.ydr.com/blog/yorkcitylimits/. So please bookmark it to see new stories and photos.

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Think Loud’s demolition process underway in York

I haven’t posted to this blog for nearly three months. It’s been my goal to make a blog post on here twice a week, and I’ve failed at that. This is my public apology for that. As the York city … Continue reading

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Kiwanis Lake hosts 16th annual William Shaffer Trout Fishing Derby for kids

If your kid wants to cast a line in York city, Saturday is their chance. The 16th annual William Shaffer Trout Fishing Derby will be 8 a.m. to noon April 4 at Kiwanis Lake, according to a news release from the … Continue reading

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Pa. Municipal League: Legislative reforms needed

In light of York’s dire budget season, the Pennsylvania Municipal League, a bipartisan organization representing municipalities around the state, has called on legislators to take action on legislative reforms it says would lessen the strain on cash-strapped municipalities. The league … Continue reading

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Readers: Vacant lots could be put to use

Last week, I shared a story about how Baltimore is considering turning some of its vacant lots into flower beds, community gardens and tree canopies in an effort to green the city and increase the availability of locally sourced goods. … Continue reading

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What should York do with vacant lots? Flower beds, maybe?

Baltimore is eying the possibility of transforming its blighted, vacant lots into something beautiful — flower gardens, according to The Baltimore Sun.  The Sun reported that about a dozen urban farms already are operating in Baltimore and now the city … Continue reading

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Read the agreement authorizing police to wear body cameras in schools

York City Council members said during a committee meeting Wednesday night that they want more information before they approve the use of grant funds to purchase two body cameras for school resource officers. Specifically, council members said they wanted information … Continue reading

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Do you think York should enter Act 47?

Should York enter Act 47 status? It’s a question that officials have been considering for a decade, and one that Daily Record/Sunday News readers seem to be split on as well.

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Recap: Four days of budget hearings, lots of dollar signs

A week of testimony during preliminary budget hearings revealed departments whose resources are already being stretched to the max, city workers said. But with healthcare and pension costs that continue to rise, York Mayor Kim Bracey and some city council … Continue reading

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What’s the plan for Continental Square?

Plans to revamp Continental Square have been a long time in the making. But after nearly a decade of planning and research, local nonprofit Downtown Inc plans to move forward with tackling some of the “low-hanging fruit” that program manager … Continue reading

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