Category Archives: youth

Crispus Attucks circulates online survey

Crispus Attucks wants your feedback. What’s important to you? The nonprofit put out a survey online, asking participants to tell the association what’s most important to them. The survey, accessible here, takes a couple minutes. It is intended to help … Continue reading

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York City Supt.: Student transfer from Helen Thackston to Hannah Penn went smoothly

Some readers say we only report what many deem “bad news.” That’s not true. Spoiler alert: The following story is what some may describe as “good news.” Administrators and parents were pleased with the evacuation of students from Helen Thackston … Continue reading

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Bring on Play’s bowling event raising money for Memorial Park playground

“Come knock down some pins for our new playground,” is the command at the top of a news release from York’s public works department regarding a bowling fundraiser. BOPeration Bowling, launched by Bring on Play, is aiming to raise money … Continue reading

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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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