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Street sweeping to resume

Street sweeping will start again on main streets in the city after a winter break. Weather permitting, street sweeping will resume March 17, according to a news release issued Friday. The first night of sweeping will be on streets posted … Continue reading

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How can we help homeless in York County?

It’s hard to imagine the desolation that comes from not having a bed to sleep in at night. When staff photographer Jason Plotkin was on an assignment to photograph Yorkers digging out from inches of snow in the frigid cold, … Continue reading

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PHOTOS: Continental Square, downtown York in the snow

Neon lights, Christmas decorations and fresh snow painted a pretty picture on Continental Square on Tuesday night — so pretty, it made me pull over and park for a few minutes to snap some photos. Do you have photos of … Continue reading

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Booting debate drags on

There seems to be no easy answer to York’s parking woes. For a second month, legislation to regulate booting, a practice used by local company Parking Lot Services to immobilize vehicles parking illegally, remained stuck in committee as City Council … Continue reading

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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 adult flu vaccines offered to uninsured, underinsured: Get one

This may be one of the most important posts I put up on York City Limits this month. Get your flu vaccines! Whether you’re young, old, pregnant or a healthy young adult in your 20s — like me. The flu … Continue reading

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Could a commuter tax in York help city residents?

The commuter tax — it’s an idea that’s been bandied about by York officials for several years now as a way to ease the strain a declining tax base is putting on the city’s general fund, and while it came … Continue reading

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Bird poop problem at Pullman Apartments discussed at RDA meeting

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York budget season is here: What would a tax increase mean to you?

York opened its budget season with a week of hearings at City Hall last week. Mayor Kim Bracey has been upfront about the city’s money woes and asked all departments to hold costs to 2010 levels. And while many officials … Continue reading

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Codorus Homes, York’s first public housing units, to close by Oct. 1

A loan air conditioner sits in a window overlooking South Penn Street. Neighboring panes in the units of Codorus Homes, York’s first public housing units, are hidden from view by plywood — boarded up because there is no one left … Continue reading

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