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Bracey expects search for new business administrator to take 6 months

York Mayor Kim Bracey said after a City Council meeting Wednesday night that she expects the search for a new business administrator to take up to half a year. Michael O’Rourke, who held the position for about a decade and … 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‚Äôs bill, which would affect … Continue reading

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York still searching for economic development director

Mayor Kim Bracey said this summer she would take her time in selecting the next director of Economic and Community Development. More than six months after former director Kevin Schreiber vacated the position for a seat in the state House … Continue reading

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Mayor Kim Bracey to attend State of the Union address

York Mayor Kim Bracey will join the throng of national politicians at President Barack Obama’s State of the Union address on Tuesday night, according to a news release. Read more on the YDR Politics blog.

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The York sewer dilemma: invest $1 million now or $100 million later?

York Mayor Kim Bracey balked when Andy Jantzer, head of the city’s Wastewater Treatment Plant and sewer department, suggested a $1 million upgrade to sewer infrastructure be added to this year’s city budget. For a city struggling to remain fiscally … Continue reading

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Free haircuts, food and more Saturday at inaugural Leading the Give

I usually notice good haircuts, and I also notice when someone is in need of one. Free health screenings, free food, free dental items, drug and alcohol program information, information on employment assistance programs — all are on the list … 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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Bracey looks for teamwork across cultural, religious, racial lines at FaithNet event

Poverty, disunity, the breakdown of the family unit — three broad and complex issues named by religious leaders in 2010 as the biggest barriers, arresting progress and growth in York. But what could be done in the political realm to … Continue reading

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York town hall meeting to feature light bulb giveaway

Residents will be able to air their concerns and suggestions to Mayor Kim Bracey at a town hall meeting at 10 a.m. July 18, which is great and all, especially for a reporter. But personally, I’m most excited about the … Continue reading

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York awarded grant to battle obesity epidemic

The obesity epidemic runs rampant in York: Two-thirds of adults in the city tip the scales well above their healthy weight. But with one in three city residents living below the poverty line, efforts to combat bulging waistlines must be … Continue reading

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