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Thursday, September 20, 2018
A pioneer in the biology of human personality and the neurochemistry of leadership, Dr. Helen Fisher will discuss “The Neuroscience of Innovation” at 7:15 p.m., Oct. 9, in York College’s Waldner Performing Arts Center. The event, sponsored by the Chloé Eichelberger Business Education Series, is open to the public free of charge.   Drawing from her own innovation, the Fisher Temperament ...read more
Categories: Education, Human Interest, Community, Event, Press Release
Tuesday, September 18, 2018
York College’s CCE receives additional support from Powder Mill Foundation for renovations and programmatic enhancement   York College’s Center for Community Engagement (CCE) has received support from the Powder Mill Foundation, established by Louis and Jody Appell, to renovate the unfinished second floor of the facility for community/college collaborations and to establish a fund to support the ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Education, Press Release
Tuesday, September 18, 2018
  Electic Forklift Facts: Savings and Analysis    Lower cost, cleaner and more reliable electric lift trucks are preferred by the majority of the material handling industry for use in warehouses, manufacturing plants and distribution centers. In fact, over60 percent of forklifts purchased today are electric. Thanks to technological advancements such as higher-voltage, modern drive systems ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Education, Press Release
Tuesday, September 18, 2018
WellSpan and Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center announce new cancer research fundProgram is expected to provide $200,000 in cancer research awards annually   As part of their ongoing clinical collaboration, WellSpan Health and Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center today announced the launch of a new cancer research grant program.   The WellSpan Health and Johns Hopkins Cancer Health Services ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release, Community, Human Interest
Monday, September 17, 2018
Enjoy hors d’oeuvres, dinner, silent auction and more! Your attendance will help the York County Parks raise funds for a new outdoor classroom at Nixon County Park and other projects.  Richard Louv, journalist and author of nine books, including international bestseller, “Last Child in the Woods,” will speak at the event. Buy your tickets today at supportyourparks.org.   Date: Thursday, October ...read more
Categories: Community, Event, Press Release, Education, Human Interest
Monday, September 17, 2018
The York County Department of Parks and Recreation will a Miller’s Heritage Day at Wallace-Cross Mill from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, September 22, 2018.          Learn how this mill was restored and the role milling plays in everyone’s life. Tour guides will take visitors through the inner workings of the water-powered grist mill. No fee, no registration required.    For information ...read more
Categories: Education, Human Interest, Community, Event
Monday, September 17, 2018
The York County Department of Parks and Recreation will host a Family Campout Night at Nixon County Park on Friday, Sept. 21 at 6:30 p.m. to Saturday, Sept. 22, at 9 a.m.    Bring the whole family, tent, and sleeping bags, to snooze under the stars on the Nature Center lawn. There will be a family scavenger hunt at dusk with prizes. Afterwards, participants will share their favorite campfire ...read more
Categories: Community, Event, Education, Human Interest
Monday, September 17, 2018
In celebration of York County Parks’ 50th anniversary, we invite you to get to know your county parks. Come Hike, stroll and explore! No Map? Never been there? No worries! Friday, Sept. 21; Saturday, Sept. 22; and Sunday, Sept. 23. Event held dawn to dusk.  One-mile trails will be specially marked in each park during the event. Try one, try the CORE FOUR (Rocky Ridge, Nixon, Rail Trail, and Rudy) ...read more
Categories: Education, Human Interest, Community, Event
Monday, September 17, 2018
The York County Department of Parks and Recreation will host a stream study program at Wallace-Cross Mill from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 22.       Explore beneath the surface with Duane Hyson, master watershed steward who will help you understand the life found in Rambo Run. This high class trout stream is in a near pristine state and is filled with wondrous aquatic life forms. This ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Education, New Hire
Monday, September 17, 2018
On Saturday, September 22, 2018 there will be a two-mile hike led by Rachel Albright, Park Program Coordinator, from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. at Raab County Park.   Learn about one of the 19th century’s leading industries in York County. Find out how miners removed and shipped ore and see how this history has been preserved today. Learn about efforts to conserve the bats living in some mineshafts. ...read more
Categories: Education, Human Interest, Community, Event
Monday, September 17, 2018
On Saturday, September 22, 2018 there will be a Broad-winged Hawkwatch from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. at Rocky Ridge County Park.  Park in the Oak Timbers Parking Lot, and meet at the North Overlook.   Join birdwatcher Randy Phillips at the Hawkwatch platform. Learn about migrating fall raptors and practice identifying them in flight.  If we’re lucky, we could catch “kettles” of hundreds of ...read more
Categories: Community, Event, Education, Human Interest
Monday, September 17, 2018
Ronald L. Hershner, Managing Partner of Stock and Leader, LLP was honored by the York County History Center with the 2018 Heritage Profile Award.  This Award is recognition of an individual who has made a lasting and significant contribution in preserving, interpreting, promoting, researching and extending the knowledge and understanding of the history of York County.Hershner is a past Chair of ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Press Release, Economic Alliance News, Human Interest, YCEA Members
Friday, September 14, 2018
Southcentral Pennsylvania’s largest NICU now offers secure live video streaming of newborns to families   WellSpan York Hospital now offers a new way for parents of babies in its Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) to connect with their newborn, even when they can’t be at the hospital.   WellSpan York Hospital this week launched a new system that uses a camera placed at the baby’s bedside, so ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, Human Interest, Press Release
Thursday, September 13, 2018
Schaedler Yesco Distribution, Inc. (SYD) has been named one of the Best Places to Work in PA, an annual award program designed to identify, recognize, and honor the best places of employment in Pennsylvania, benefiting the state's economy, its workforce, and businesses. This is the eighth year in a row and twelfth time overall that SYD has won the esteemed award. "We take pride in being selected ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Human Interest
Thursday, September 13, 2018
The York County Economic Alliance (YCEA) is incredibly excited for a historic announcement. Yesterday, the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Governor Wolf and his Administration, along with our county’s delegation of state representatives and senators announced 19.4 million in Pennsylvania Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program (RACP) funding to projects within York County.  RACP is a ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Economic, Press Release
Thursday, September 13, 2018
The York County Economic Alliance and Downtown Inc proudly announce they have forged a strategic affiliation designed to bring greater prosperity to all of York County, including Downtown York. Both organizations have agreed to a strategic affiliation that will combine the resources of two of York County’s most dynamic economic development organizations. Downtown Inc and the YCEA will each ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Event, Press Release
Monday, September 10, 2018
  GRIT Marketing Group, an advertising and communications firm with offices in York and Lancaster, Pennsylvania, has named the York County Food Bank (YCFB) the recipient of the agency’s fall 2018 grant. The $5,000 grant will aid the YCFB in rebranding the nonprofit and expanding the organization’s reach and recognition throughout York County.  “We are honored to receive this grant from a ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Human Interest
Monday, September 10, 2018
WellSpan York Hospital is the only hospital in the region to attain ELSO’s gold status for excellence in life support   WellSpan York Hospital has received international recognition for its life-saving treatment of adult patients with acute heart or lung failure.   The hospital has received the “Gold Level ELSO Award for Excellence in Life Support” by Extracorporeal Life Support Organization ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release, Community, Human Interest
Wednesday, September 05, 2018
 SportsRadio 1350 WOYK and the York County Economic Alliance (YCEA) will match up hiring companies and local career seekers next month when the two organizations partner again to present their Career Fair on October 11 at PeoplesBank Park in downtown York. More than 60 area companies are expected to take part in the Career Fair from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. that Thursday. They range from staffing ...read more
Categories: Community, Event, Press Release, Education, Human Interest
Thursday, August 30, 2018
Join us on October 11 at Peoplesbank Park, home of the 2017 Atlantic League champions, for the Annual York Career Fair! This career fair will be an opportunity to connect with job seekers and over 60 employers in this mid day event.   YCEA is proud to organize this countywide event for a second year in partnership with the York Revolution, WOYK Radio, State Representatives Carol Hill Evans, Kate ...read more
Categories: Education, Human Interest, Community, Event, Press Release
Wednesday, August 29, 2018
Join fellow members of the York County CVB at the York Fairgrounds for an evening of networking on September 12! Light refreshments will be provided in the Verandah Room from 4-6 p.m. RSVPs must be received by September 10 to participate in the networking event, receive free admission and parking to the York Fair as well as two FREE tickets to "American Idol Live!" that evening. What: York Fair ...read more
Categories: Event, Press Release, Community, Human Interest, Promotion
Wednesday, August 29, 2018
Categories: Education, Human Interest, Promotion, Community, Event, Press Release
Tuesday, August 28, 2018
Last week, McConkey Insurance & Benefits donated a variety of school supplies to Jackson School in the York City School District after hosting an employee back-to-school drive at their York office. Among other items, McConkey’s Tim Kotula Community Outreach Committee collected dry erase markers, pencil boxes, crayons, tissues, glue sticks, and erasers for the school, which is attended by students ...read more
Categories: Education, Community, Human Interest, Press Release
Tuesday, August 28, 2018
September and October Events for Steam Into History 9/1-Mark Twain on the Glen Rock Express at 11:30, 1:00 & 2:30 The American literary icon who wrote “Huckleberry Finn” and “Tom Sawyer,” is only sometimes remembered today as Sam Clemens. To the public in his day, and still today, he was and is Mark Twain – a successful writer, noted lecturer, and humorist. Twain is accompanied by his good ...read more
Categories: Event, Community, Education, Human Interest, Press Release
Friday, August 24, 2018
Emmy-Award winner and consistent champion for underrepresented groups Soledad O’Brien will speak at York College’s Waldner Performing Arts Center at 7 p.m. on Sept. 12. Free tickets to her talk, “Facing History: Why Real Stories of Real People Matter in the Public Record,” can be reserved from at http://ycptickets.universitytickets.com/user_pages/event_listings.asp   O’Brien’s talk introduces a ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, YCEA Members, Education, Press Release