Category Archives: West Market Street

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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On the record with Frank Dittenhafer — 5.17.12

“It may be time to replace the trees — they’re Bradford Pears — and put in a better tree with a more transparent canopy and different space. It still provides us with a very nice, valuable treescape, but works a … Continue reading

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Several streets to be closed in York on Saturday and Sunday

Several street closures have been scheduled in York for this weekend. On Saturday, the York Revolution will be hosting a bike night at Sovereign Bank Stadium. Special parking will be available for motorcycles attending the game. Arch Street will be … 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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Free light bulbs available to York residents

York Mayor Kim Bracey will give away free energy efficient light bulbs on Continental Square Thursday afternoon.     Two compact fluorescent light bulbs will be available per household in 13-watt and 26-watt varieties. The bulbs are comparable to standard 40-watt … Continue reading

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Street rod parade could cause delays Friday

The National Street Rod Association will hold a parade Friday at noon to kick off the 2011 East National Meet.     The parade, which will include about 200 street rods, will begin at the York Expo Center and travel east … Continue reading

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Traffic delays expected in York Sunday

Several events scheduled in York this weekend are expected to cause traffic delays. A kickoff event for Bike In York Week will be held at the York Expo Center beginning at noon. A bicycle parade from that site to Sovereign … Continue reading

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“They’re invaders. From space. And they’re armed.”

I know who I want on my team when hostile aliens descend upon the region. York Mayor Kim Bracey impressed a group gathered at the York Emporium Thursday evening with her skills on a vintage Space Invaders game, besting everyone … Continue reading

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