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Bracey puts forward candidate for Economic Development position

York City Council will vote on a candidate put forward by Mayor Kim Bracey to fill the position of Director of Economic and Community Development at its meeting Tuesday night. The post has been vacant since the former director, Kevin … Continue reading

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Bed bug stigma compounds problem in York

Here’s the problem (or at least one of the problems) with bed bugs: everyone is susceptible to them. The parasites have been found at five-star hotels resorts, and although they were once associated with developing countries, they’re now rapidly spreading … Continue reading

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Bracey visits Harrisburg in support of pension reform

York Mayor Kim Bracey was part of a bipartisan coalition that appeared in Harrisburg yesterday to voice support for a pension reform bill sponsored by state Rep. Seth Grove, R-Dover, according to a news release. Grove’s bill, which would affect … Continue reading

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Use homicide, crime maps to check city neighborhoods

I recently reported that police and city officials were touting a significant drop in crime in York since 1988 and citing improvements to the city’s market district in particular.

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City Council denies White Rose Bar and Grill expansion plan

A planned expansion by the White Rose Bar and Grill was voted down 5 to 1 by York City Council on Tuesday night. Councilman David Satterlee cast the lone dissenting vote as other members upheld the Historic Architectural Review Board’s … Continue reading

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Animal advocates speak against ordinance dealing with feral cats

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Neighbors complained about empty building at Council before it burned

Family members of a man who died after a fall in an empty building at 701 W.  Philadelphia St. appeared before York City Council to complain about the building before it burned Thursday morning in a three-alarm blaze. Police said … Continue reading

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Conversation over tax exoneration request from Logos Academy turns heated

Update, 8:45 p.m. York City Council passed a resolution exonerating Logos Academy, a private, non-charter school that serves low-income students, from its 2013 taxes during a council meeting Tuesday night. Logos was awarded tax-exempt status beginning in 2014, but accrued … Continue reading

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How long will you wait at local emergency rooms?

Rising usage combined with a drop in the total number of facilities are just two indicators of more trouble ahead for emergency rooms nationwide, according to a study released earlier this year by the American College of Emergency Physicians. Citing … Continue reading

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A look at living on minimum wage in York

President Barack Obama’s recent decision to raise the minimum wage to $10.10 for federal contract workers is likely just the start of a Democratic push to bump up pay across the board, the Los Angele Times recently reported. But opponents … Continue reading

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