(JOHN A. PAVONCELLO -- jpavoncello@yorkdispatch.com)
HEISER: York Catholic girls hope to finish off decade of unprecedented success

02/25/2015 10:37 AM EST
Kevin Bankos likes to call them "hardware games." The York Catholic girls' basketball coach knows all about such contests. 
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York County Heritage Trust explores options amid money woes
02/24/2015 09:13 AM EST - "Too Much Space. Too Much Stuff. Too Much Fixing. Too Little Money." With section titles like those, the table of contents alone gives away the problems the York County Heritage Trust is trying to address in a new document outlining its options for the future. Full Story

More than 100 people to lose jobs at Clark America in York, Adams

More than 100 employees will be out of work in April as C&J Clark Americas Inc. announced the closing of two local facilities, coinciding with the opening of a new facility in the Hanover area. Full Story
Southern York Mini-THON to hold raffle, silent auction Thursday

The Southern York School District is asking residents to open their wallets for a good cause and support the middle school's mini-THON event. Full Story
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'Birdman' takes flight at an Oscars punctuated by politics

LOS ANGELES - The long take of "Birdman" has stretched all the way to the Academy Awards, where the jazzy, surreal comedy about an actor fleeing his superhero past, took Hollywood's top honor in a ceremony punctuated by passionate pleas for equality. Full Story
York County commissioners OK aerial photographs for map

02/26/2015 12:52 PM EST
Prepare to have your picture taken, York County. Soon after the snow melts but before leaves return to the trees, a plane will fly over the county to photograph its every inch to create an up-to-date map of the county, said Wade Gobrecht, chief of the planning commission's informational systems division. 
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Southern York Mini-THON to hold raffle, silent auction Thursday
02/26/2015 10:57 AM EST - The Southern York School District is asking residents to open their wallets for a good cause and support the middle school's mini-THON event. Full Story

York County to save $1 million through debt refinance
02/26/2015 10:56 AM EST - York County will save nearly $1 million over the next three years by refinancing about $74 million of its debt. Full Story

York City teen accused of stabbing schoolmate will be tried in juvenile court
02/26/2015 10:53 AM EST - A York City teenager accused of stabbing a schoolmate inside the city's alternative school last year has had his criminal case moved from adult court to juvenile court, according to court records. Full Story

Kids can get free dental care on Sealant Saturday in York
02/26/2015 09:56 AM EST - Getting children to the dentist can be like pulling teeth, especially without insurance. But on Sealant Saturday this weekend, local providers will give free dental exams and sealants to children ages 6 to 16 in honor of National Children's Dental Health Month. Full Story

Police: Car chase ends with assaulted state trooper, tased York City man
02/26/2015 09:12 AM EST - A car chase along Route 30 and into York City ended with a York City man punching a state trooper in the face and then being tased, according to charging documents. Full Story

York City food truck plans roll forward
02/26/2015 09:15 AM EST - Disagreements abound, but food trucks are picking up speed in York City. Members of the York City Council decided Wednesday to consider legislation in March that would allow food trucks to operate within city limits — albeit under heavy restrictions. Full Story

2 loose llamas lassoed after running amok near Phoenix

SUN CITY, Ariz. (AP) — Two quick-footed llamas that dashed in and out of traffic in a Phoenix-area retirement community were captured by authorities Thursday, causing a stir in the streets and on social media. Full Story
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Johansson: Nothing 'creepy or inappropriate' about Travolta

Scarlett Johansson defended John Travolta on Thursday, calling the actor "a class act" and denouncing the image of the two on the Academy Awards red carpet as "an unfortunate still-frame" that doesn't reflect a "totally sweet and totally welcome" encounter. Full Story