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Zoning board OKs York City quarry's expansion

04/17/2014 10:30 PM EDT
Despite opposition from the owner of Greenmount Cemetery, York Building Products won approval Thursday to expand its quarrying operation onto 16 acres that border the cemetery. 
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Tom Wolf shows $2.2M income for 2012
04/17/2014 09:54 PM EDT - HARRISBURG — Tom Wolf, a York County businessman and Democratic candidate for governor who took out a multimillion-dollar loan to help finance his campaign, reported nearly $2. Full Story

York City's feral cat plan back to drawing board
04/17/2014 08:40 PM EDT - A cat fight of sorts has dug its claws into the York City Council. Council members have spent several weeks mulling a proposal that would make it illegal to feed feral cats — unless you can prove you have trapped the cat, had it spayed or neutered and then released it back into the wild. Full Story

Forecast: Some sun Saturday, cool start on Easter in York
04/17/2014 10:37 PM EDT - Rain or shine and one day only. No matter the weather, the York Revolution will hold its annual Fan Fest at noon Saturday, said Paul Braverman, the baseball organization's promotion and communications manager. Full Story

Police: West Manheim Township businessman accused of theft schemes
04/17/2014 09:14 PM EDT - A West Manheim Township business owner is facing charges after police allege he engaged in theft schemes that caused two victims to lose more than $15,000. Full Story

From traffic stop to drug bust in Wrightsville
04/17/2014 07:57 PM EDT - A traffic violation stop turned into a drug bust in Wrightsville. Close to 240 grams of cocaine and about $5,500 in cash was found in a vehicle a Lancaster County man was riding in when he was arrested early Saturday for warrants from probation violations, said Wrightsville Police Chief Ron Hege. Full Story

York City's seniors to graduate June 6
04/17/2014 07:56 PM EDT - Seniors at William Penn Senior High School will receive their diplomas Friday, June 6 — thanks to a compromise the class reached with district administrators. Full Story

York County 911 employees honored for work
04/17/2014 06:06 PM EDT - Rachel Kearse's voice is the first many York County residents hear after trauma, on days that are often among the worst of their lives. Full Story

IDOL CHATTER: Dexter Roberts heads home on American Idol
04/17/2014 09:56 PM EDT - The American Idol Season 13 finals started with three male country singers. Now, only one remains. Full Story

Lancaster and York travel agencies merge
04/17/2014 03:56 PM EDT - Two local travel agencies announced a merger Thursday afternoon. Lancaster-based Travel Time - a branch of Tzell Travel - and Travel Leaders of York have merged, serving corporate and vacation travelers throughout the region. Full Story

'John Doe' found in York County was a homicide victim
04/17/2014 04:31 PM EDT - Somewhere, there's a homicide left unprosecuted. There might also be family that doesn't know it should be grieving. Full Story

Frost advisory issued for York County
04/17/2014 01:47 PM EDT - The National Weather Service has issued a frost advisory for Friday morning in York County. The advisory is in effect from 2 to 8 a. Full Story

  • Tom Wolf reports $2.2M in 2012 income - 04/17/2014 01:37 PM EDT
  • Groups slam Pa. smog proposal - 04/17/2014 07:17 AM EDT
  • Tacoma zoo's trained owl spooked, flies off

    TACOMA, Wash. (AP) — A Tacoma zoo says a Eurasian eagle owl named Forrest that is trained to fly during performances of its outdoor theater got spooked and flew off into a nearby park. Full Story
    (Mel Barber mbarber@yorkdispatch.com)
    Pork and pears: An easy Easter dinner

    We're on the cusp of Easter weekend, which for many families means a big gathering, an egg hunt and a spiral cut ham. Full Story

    Days after shooting, 'Virunga' debuts at Tribeca

    NEW YORK (AP) — Days after the director of Africa's oldest national park was shot by gunmen, a documentary about those who protect Virunga National Park from armed poachers and encroaching oil interests premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival. Full Story