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Friday, July 13, 2018
Steam into History Upcoming EventsPrincess Days Date: July 28Time: Activities start at 10:30am train departs at 11:30am and 1pm Price: Adults $18 Children $13Details: Come dressed up as your favorite Princess as you could meet a real princess along the way.  There will be princess story time, make your own princess necklace craft, an informal tea party with just iced tea, lemonade, cookies, fruit, ...read more
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Friday, July 13, 2018
2018 has been an interesting and volatile year for natural gas in the United States. 2017 saw us quadruple our liquefied natural gas exports, and 2018 has been quite similar with exports up 8% in the first quarter. Projections indicate that the U.S. is likely to be a net exporter of natural gas in 2018, something that was achieved for the first time in 2017. This was also a time of surging ...read more
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Friday, July 13, 2018
Smoke in the Grove, presented by Weis Markets & Explore York is a State Championship BBQ Competition & Festival which will be held July 27-28 at Spring Grove Community Park - 205 East Railroad Street 17362. Over 50 Professional BBQ teams will be traveling from all over the mid-atlantic region and coming to Spring Grove for the chance to compete for over $13,000 in prizes. In addition, Spring Grove ...read more
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Friday, July 13, 2018
Susquehanna Valley Federal Credit Union (SVFCU) employees are now eligible to receive a $1,000 scholarship from Central Penn College, thanks to a new Corporate/Community Partnership program.Pictured in photo: Central Penn College Community Outreach Coordinator Curtis Voelker, SVFCU Marketing Director MaryKate Greenfield and SVFCU President/CEO Eric Lundvall at the credit union’s headquarters in ...read more
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Monday, July 02, 2018
The Lancaster County Conservancy (“the Conservancy”) announces their acquisition of 104 acres of woodland in Hellam Township, York County from Robert Kinsley. Funded by a unique public-private partnership, this property adds to the Conservancy’s Hellam Hills Nature Preserve of protected forests and riparian buffers along the Susquehanna River.   The Conservancy began working on protecting these ...read more
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Thursday, June 28, 2018
On Sunday, July 15, at 2 P.M., Professor Peter B. Levy will be presenting a program on his book “The Great Uprising: Race Riots in Urban America in the 1960s”and the York County race riots of the 1960s.   Between 1963 and 1972, America experienced over 750 urban revolts. Considered collectively, they comprise what Levy terms a “Great Uprising”. During the program, the professor will examine ...read more
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Thursday, June 28, 2018
Elementary age children and their families can “Leap into Science” and conduct their own experiments featuring sound and music with educator Tara Tolton at York County Libraries throughout the month of July as part of the 2018 SummerQuest: Libraries Rock! program.  In this program, children use fiction and nonfiction books to learn information about a scientific topic, make observations and ...read more
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Wednesday, June 27, 2018
York County Libraries has announced plans for “Quest Fest”, their annual mid-summer festival. The family-friendly event will be held from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Saturday, July 14 at the Codorus State Park in Hanover. “Quest Fest” features Parents’ Choice Award-winning performer Steven Courtney, storybook character Pete the Cat, storytelling, crafts and more.  The festival is open to the public and ...read more
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Tuesday, June 26, 2018
Memorial Family Medicine at Greensprings welcomes Shawn Moyer, MD. For nearly 20 years, Dr. Moyer has served the south central Pennsylvania community as a primary care provider.    Board certified in family medicine, Dr. Moyer is also a faculty member for York College of Pennsylvania’s Department of Nursing and Penn State College of Medicine at Milton S. Hershey Medical Center. He completed ...read more
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Tuesday, June 26, 2018
Mike Wolfe, Frank Fritz, and their team are excited to return to PENNSYLVANIA! They plan to film episodes of the hit series AMERICAN PICKERS throughout the region in AUGUST! AMERICAN PICKERS is a documentary series that explores the fascinating world of antique “picking” on History. The hit show follows Mike and Frank, two of the most skilled pickers in the business, as they hunt for ...read more
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Monday, June 25, 2018
 United Way of York County was pleased to recognize four outstanding volunteers with awards at its Annual Meeting on Monday, June 18, 2018. United Way staff, board members and Partner Agency representatives gathered at Martin Library to celebrate the outstanding volunteers and the partnerships that help us to #LIVEUNITED as we work to build a stronger, caring community.   Below are the ...read more
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Tuesday, June 19, 2018
FAIR DATE: June 22nd, 23rd and 24th, 2018 Summer just wouldn’t be summer without the annual Latimore Valley Fair…a true country festival where the new mingles with the old during three days of old fashion fun and entertainment. * FREE PARKING – FREE ADMISSION- FREE SHUTTLE* The Eastern Museum of Motor Racing (EMMR) sponsors this fair, along with local businesses and individuals. For 33 years ...read more
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Tuesday, June 19, 2018
Puppeteer Adam Swartz will present “Alice and Jimmy’s Epic Rock Dream” at 13 York County Libraries from June 26-29 and July 2 as part of the 2018 SummerQuest: Libraries Rock! program.  The interactive show features a variety of musical styles and two original songs. The stars of the show are puppets Alice and Jimmy who work together to face their fears and realize their dreams.  According to ...read more
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Tuesday, June 19, 2018
Teens, ages 13 to 18, are invited to show off their creative decorating skills in the Second Annual York County Libraries (YCL) Cupcake Wars. Qualifying rounds will be held at libraries across the county starting Tuesday, June 26.  The contest is free to enter and no supplies are needed. Competition challenges, cupcakes, and decorating materials will all be provided by the libraries. Registration ...read more
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Tuesday, June 19, 2018
York College of Pennsylvania has named Colleen Karl of New Cumberland as Writer in the Office of Communications.   Karl previously served as CRM Administrator and Communication and Reporting Specialist at York College. She has also served as a Customer Service Representative for the Girl Scouts of Central and Southern New Jersey and Communications Editor for Popcorn Obsession. She earned a ...read more
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Monday, June 18, 2018
Becomes Second Revs Contract Purchased by MLB Organization This Season  The contract of York Revolution right-handed pitcher Zac Grotz  has been purchased by the New York Mets, Revs manager Mark Mason announced today. Grotz becomes the second Revs player this season and the second in just over a week to have his contract purchas ed by a Major League organization. Grotz was stellar in his ...read more
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Tuesday, June 12, 2018
The York County Alliance for Learning (YCAL) elected three new members to their Board of Directors and appointed several incumbent members into new, expanded roles at their May meeting.  The positions are for two-year terms, effective on July 1, 2018.   YCAL welcomes new Board Members Dr. Mary Beth Grove, Assistant Superintendent at Spring Grove Area School District, Joyce Marburger, School ...read more
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Thursday, June 07, 2018
The West York Area School District, Student Nutrition Department, will facilitate a free Summer Meals Program from June 18 through August 9, 2018. The program, funded by the USDA to help close the poverty gap when school is not in session, is open to all local children aged 18 years of age and under. Children do not have to be WYASD students to receive this benefit. The program will run Monday ...read more
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Thursday, June 07, 2018
York County Libraries and GO York! Summer Program Underway YORK,PA – The York County Libraries “SummerQuest: Libraries Rock!” and GO York! “GO and Make Music!” summer learning and physical activity program is officially underway.  The summer 2018 programruns through August 19.  Children and teens from from birth to 18 are invited to participate and can pick up free registration packets at York ...read more
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Wednesday, June 06, 2018
On May 7, 2018, Spring Grove Borough Council held a public meeting to discuss the future of the community building located at 50 North East Street. Roughly sixty individuals were in attendance and voiced their concerns while providing discussion regarding the Borough’s ongoing maintenance and growing concerns regarding the property. After reviewing the input, Borough Council has decided to ...read more
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