Category Archives: youth

Rep. Schreiber’s Instagram photo contest starts Saturday

State Rep. Kevin Schreiber, D-York,¬†announced his second Instagram photo contest for middle, high school and college-aged students living in the 95th Legislative District, according to a news¬†release. Students may enter as many photos as they like in the contest running … Continue reading

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Teen’s Fourth Friday in York offers fellowship, resources

Youth are invited to Teen’s Fourth Friday from 5 to 7 p.m. on Feb. 27, according to a news release from York Mayor Kim Bracey’s office. Held at William Penn Senior High School, the event aims to give students an … Continue reading

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The top five stories of 2013

A municipal election — that few knew was happening; the great fire box debate; York struck by food trucks (and carts); a fire chief named; the Northwest triangle reclaimed; a commission in turmoil; a drug task force divided; a fourth … Continue reading

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‘Litter Critter’ Mateo a finalist in national Kindest Kid Contest

Mateo Maldonado just might be one of the kindest kids in America. At the very least, Mateo’s efforts to clean up York with his gang of Litter Critters have earned him national recognition and a finalist spot in the Kindest … Continue reading

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Critters gather 28 bags of litter

It’s a dirty job, but the kids are doing it. Seven-year-old Mateo Maldonado and a group of youthful volunteers picked up 28 bags of trash near Sovereign Bank Stadium during Mateo’s Litter Critters second community cleanup. Mateo and his sister … Continue reading

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What’s that on Mayor Bracey’s cast? It’s Michelle Obama’s signature

Mayor Kim Bracey’s pink cast, the result of broken ankle sustained during an accident at a motorcycle safety class at Harley Davidson, got fresh ink Wednesday from First Lady Michelle Obama.

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Find culture on the cheap in the City this month

Art and music, on the cheap, abound in July. For the 30th year, YorkArts will offer its free Art in the Park Program, geared toward kids, from 6:30 to 7:30 weeknights through August 2. Here’s a list of locales for … Continue reading

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Summer Playground Program and Summer Lunch Program to begin in June

Occupying kids during the summer months can be difficult, and doing so without breaking the bank, at the very least, requires creativity. In June, the city will again rev up a couple of programs to help parents meet these challenges. … Continue reading

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Mayor Bracey to detail partnership for summer youth program

Mayor C. Kim Bracey will host a news conference at 4 p.m. Wednesday to release details on a partnership with It Takes a Village, LLC and the city to form a summer youth program, according to a news release. The … Continue reading

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Play Streets to combat childhood obesity in downtown York

York City, Capital Blue Cross and Eat Play Breathe York will bring Play Streets to Lincoln Charter School May 18, 2013, to encourage play and reduce childhood obesity.

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