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Equality Fest to welcome special transgender guest

08/02/2015 10:37 AM EDT
A woman who recently made Pennsylvania history will share her story next month at a York County celebration of civil rights and the LGBT community. 
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Friends bring craft cocktails and comfort food to York City's former Bistro 19
08/01/2015 09:49 AM EDT - Three friends will bring a longtime dream to reality next month when they open a restaurant and bar together in their hometown. Full Story

INSPECTIONS
FOOD INSPECTIONS: 5 York County establishments out of compliance

The state Department of Agriculture conducts annual inspections of food-serving businesses to ensure public safety and safe food-handling practices. Full Story
CONSUMER NEWS
Getting tested again: Municipal bond funds face more stress

NEW YORK (AP) — Here we go again. One worry after another has hit the municipal bond market in recent years, from a high-profile 2010 prediction for a wave of defaults to Detroit's 2013 bankruptcy filing, the largest in U. Full Story
LOCAL NEWS
(Photo by Liz Evans Scolforo / levans@yorkdispatch.com)
Ricki the ice cream bear on journey to become ... herself

KEENESBURG, Colo. — Ricki doesn't pace anymore. Like the hundreds of other large carnivores lucky enough to be at The Wild Animal Sanctuary outside Keenesburg, Colorado, the 19-year-old black bear no longer has a reason to pace. Full Story
MOST RECENT
Weis Markets to purchase Shur-fine Market in Hanover

08/03/2015 08:39 AM EDT
Weis Markets announced its plans to purchase Nell's Shur-fine Market in Hanover from C&S Wholesale Grocers, according to a press release from the company. 
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Tubby Tommy's, with help of two sets of twins, expanding past York Fair
08/03/2015 12:59 AM EDT - Tubby Tommy's, a staple at the York Fairgrounds for more than 40 years, is expanding to other local fairs with the purchase of a new concession trailer, or food truck. Full Story

Columbia Gas replacing natural gas pipeline in Spring Garden Twp.
07/31/2015 10:36 AM EDT - Columbia Gas of Pennsylvania will replace more than 5,000 feet of natural gas pipeline on Southern Road in Spring Garden Township starting Monday, Aug. Full Story

FOOD INSPECTIONS: 6 York County establishments out of compliance
08/01/2015 09:47 AM EDT - The state Department of Agriculture conducts annual inspections of food-serving businesses to ensure public safety and safe food-handling practices. Full Story

Friends bring craft cocktails and comfort food to York City's former Bistro 19
08/01/2015 09:49 AM EDT - Three friends will bring a longtime dream to reality next month when they open a restaurant and bar together in their hometown. Full Story

Unaired Harley-Davidson ad features York factory
07/31/2015 07:17 AM EDT - A video, posted by YouTube user WilkinsHD, shows an apparent ad created by Harley-Davidson that features the York plant. Full Story

DePasquale promotes pension reform during visit to York
07/30/2015 09:15 AM EDT - Eugene DePasquale, the state auditor general who formerly represented York City in the state House, believes two tasks need to be completed to keep Pennsylvania's economy growing: improve the urban educational system and fix the municipal pension crisis. Full Story

Cops: Man impersonated brother to avoid $7K in unpaid tolls

FORT LEE, N.J. (AP) — Authorities say a New Jersey motorist assumed his brother's identity to avoid $7,500 in unpaid tolls after he was stopped for not paying another toll on the George Washington Bridge. Full Story
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From Scratch: Just give that 'green spaghetti' a try

Pasta with pesto Genovese may be ubiquitous in the rest of the United States now, but it hadn't yet "arrived" in York County when I tried serving it to my dinner guests. Full Story
Jackie Chan wants to work with son Jaycee on album, movie

BEIJING (AP) — Action star Jackie Chan said Monday that he wants to work with his son Jaycee on a movie and an album as they mend their relationship after Jaycee was imprisoned on a drug charge. Full Story