All York County offices will be closed Thursday due to inclement weather, according to a news release from the county.
Essential employees should report to work as scheduled. Non-essential county employees, court employees and jurors should not report Thursday, the release says.
The following municipalities have declared snow emergencies:
- Conewago Township: Effective from 10 p.m. Wednesday until further notice. All vehicles must be removed from township roads and streets, the township said.
- Dallastown: From noon Wednesday until 5 p.m. Saturday. All parked vehicles must be removed from snow emergency routes by 9 p.m. Wednesday or they may be ticketed and towed. Information: (717) 244-6626 between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m.
- Dover Borough: From 11 p.m. Wednesday through 6 p.m. Friday. Residents must more parked vehicles from the street or they will be ticketed and towed. Residents with questions can contact the Dover Borough office at (717)292-6530 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.
- Dover Township: Starting at 10 p.m. Wednesday. Vehicles must be removed all township roads and streets.
- East Manchester Township: Effective at 8 a.m. Thursday.
- East Prospect: Starting at midnight Thursday. Residents must removed parked vehicles from streets marked Snow Emergency or they may be ticketed and towed. Sidewalks must be cleared within 18 hours after the snow stops.
- Fairview Township: Starting at 3 p.m. Residents must removed parked vehicles from the streets by 11 p.m. or they may be ticketed or towed. Ice and snow should be removed from sidewalks within 24 hours of the end of the storm.
- Felton: Starting at 5 a.m. Thursday. Residents must remove parked vehicles from High Street and Main Street by 6 a.m. or they may be ticketed and towed. Police will not issue warnings. Residents are required to remove snow and ice from sidewalks within 24 hours of the end of the storm.
- Franklintown: Starting at 8 p.m. Wednesday until 8 a.m. Friday. Residents must remove parked vehicles from the street by 8 p.m. or they may be ticketed and towed. The police will not issue warnings. Residents with questions should contact Franklintown at (717) 432-4047 between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. Note that after any significant snowfall, residents must remove snow and ice from walkways within 24 hours.
- Glen Rock: Effective as of 10 p.m. Wednesday. That means no parking along the snow emergency routes. The borough says in a press release that residents must shovel all snow off of the sidewalks within 24 hours after precipitation stops falling. The release says, though, the people can't shovel snow out into the streets after the streets have been plowed.
- Hellam Township: Midnight Wednesday through 6 p.m. Friday. No parking on snow routes or municipal roads.
- Hanover: Effective midnight Wednesday, the borough said. Vehicles must be removed from designated snow emergency routes or they will be towed. For more information, visit Hanover's site and click on "Codes and Regulations" followed by "Snow Emergency Regulations."
- New Freedom: From 9 p.m. Wednesday until 11 a.m. Friday. No parking is allowed on snow emergency routes.
- North Corodus Township: Effective 11 p.m. Wednesday until further notice. The snow emergency means residents must remove parked vehicles from the street or they may be ticketed or towed. Police will not issue warnings. Residents are also asked to clear sidewalks within 24 hours of the storm.
- North York: From 6 p.m. Wednesday until 6 p.m. Saturday. Parking is prohibited along borough streets that are marked as snow emergency routes. Parking is available in these lots: Liberty Fire Co. Lot, 150 E. Eighth Ave.; Borough Parking Lot, 350 E. Sixth Ave.; Church lot at Sixth and Duke; Messiah Church parking lot at Beaver and Tenth; old Central High School Parking Area Rear Parking area in the middle of the lot. In the event of emergency the following are contacts for the borough: Viviam Amspacher, 654-9482, or Richard Shank, 577-0547, or Borough Office, 845-3976.
- Penn Township; Effective 6 a.m. Thursday. This means vehicles can not be parked on any road marked as a snow emergency route.
- Red Lion: From 6 p.m. Wednesday until 6 p.m. Friday. Vehicles must be moved off these streets: Broadway, Main Street and HIgh Street. Parking is permitted in the municipal lot on First Avenue and at Bethany UMC. Snow Emergency information is available on the Red Lion Borough website, www.redlionpa.org. Residents with questions can contact the Red Lion Borough office at 244-3475 between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.
- Spring Grove: Beginning at 7 p.m. Wednesday. All vehicles must be moved from designated snow emergency routes or they will be towed.
- Springettsbury Township: A snow emergency is in effect.
- Shrewsbury Borough: From 10 p.m. Wednesday until 7 a.m. Friday or until the roads have been plowed from curb to curb, the borough announced. No parking is allowed on borough streets, and police can issue tickets or have vehicles towed. Sidewalks must be cleared within 12 hours. Information: (717) 235-1666.
- West Manheim Township: Effective 6 p.m. Wednesday. Vehicles parked on snow emergency routes should be parked so that snowplowing and removal can be effectively accomplished. Residents are also asked to remove and clear snow, ice and slush from fire hydrants on their property.
- Windsor Township: Effect at 8 p.m. Wednesday until midnight Friday. All cars parked on emergency routes must be moved.
- Wrightsville: From 6 p.m. Wednesday through Friday. During a snow emergency residents must remove parked vehicles from the snow emergency route or they may be ticketed and towed. The police will not issue warnings. Residents with questions should contact Wrightsville Borough at 252-2768 between the hours of 9 a.m. and 2 p.m. or visit the borough's site.
- York City: Effective 9 p.m. Wednesday. All cars must be removed from snow emergency routes or they will be towed. Click here for a list of the emergency routes and another list of parking lots that are free for the duration of the emergency. York City Hall is closing at noon Thursday.
- York Township: From 8 a.m. Thursday until 8 a.m. Friday. No vehicels may be parked on a designated snow emergency route.
These events have been postponed or canceled:
- The 2014 Exhibitor's Breakfast, EXPOnential Success: How to Get Your Prospects to Love You, scheduled for Friday has been postponed, the York County Economic Alliance announced. The breakfast will now be held at 7:30 a.m. Friday, Feb. 28 at the White Rose Event Center at the Holiday Inn. Those already registered to attend the breakfast do not need to register again.
- Spring Garden Township announced that its offices will be closed Thursday. It is expected to reopen at 8 a.m. Friday.
- The Jewish Community Center, 2000 Hollywood Drive, will be closed Thursday.
- The York Area Regional Police commission meeting scheduled for Thursday has been cancelled. The next scheduled meeting will be held at 6 p.m. on Thursday, March 13 at the York Area Regional Police station, 33 Oak St. in York Township.