Tag Archives: York

Defining York’s neighborhoods

Former York City Fire & Rescue assistant chief Greg Halpin inquired via Facebook why a recent YDR article described a police shooting incident in the Yorktowne Homes neighborhood as having occurred in Fireside. “It seems that some of the local media … Continue reading

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State Rep. Kevin Schreiber posts York-area jobs

Need a job? State Rep. Kevin Schreiber wants to help. Schreiber, a York Democrat, shared Tuesday on his Facebook page a link to job listings in his 95th Legislative District, which consists of York, West York, Spring Garden Township and parts … Continue reading

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Take the Salem Square neighborhood survey, attend Lincoln Charter’s fall festival

The Salem Square Community Association wants residents’ feedback to determine perceptions and needs in York’s west end neighborhood. The association is working with the City of York, YMCA and other local partners to create a plan that is intended to guide the … Continue reading

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Free smoke detectors given away in York’s Salem Square

Volunteers canvassed York’s Salem Square neighborhood,  installing free smoke detectors as part of American Red Cross’ Home Fire Preparedness Campaign. The nonprofit’s central Pennsylvania chapter aimed to put 1,000 smoke detectors in homes on the city’s west end Thursday, with members … Continue reading

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Think Loud’s demolition process underway in York

I haven’t posted to this blog for nearly three months. It’s been my goal to make a blog post on here twice a week, and I’ve failed at that. This is my public apology for that. As the York city … 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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York’s First Friday will feature sixth ‘Jazz in the City’ show

March’s First Friday in York will feature its sixth Jazz in the City concert, which is part of the monthly concert series featuring artists from around the region, according to a release from York Mayor Kim Bracey’s office. The March 6 show … Continue reading

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What should York do with vacant lots? Flower beds, maybe?

Baltimore is eying the possibility of transforming its blighted, vacant lots into something beautiful — flower gardens, according to The Baltimore Sun.  The Sun reported that about a dozen urban farms already are operating in Baltimore and now the city … Continue reading

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York to take another look at adding food carts downtown

After months of deliberation, an ad-hoc mobile food committee has sent suggestions for amending York’s food cart regulations to City Council. The city allows only one licensed food cart vendor to operate on Continental Square, but the mobile food committee … Continue reading

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Healthy World Cafe holding Indiegogo fundraiser

Healthy World Cafe, the pay-what-you-can eatery in downtown York, is inching closer toward opening its own space. Last year, the nonprofit operated in the black, regularly serving 100 to 120 diners at their monthly lunches. The customer base helped them … Continue reading

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