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York City mayor's annual address focuses on education

04/24/2015 12:49 AM EDT
York City Mayor Kim Bracey called for a "fresh start" after more than two years of high-stakes and often divisive debate over the future of the financially and academically struggling York City School District. 
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$62M project underway at York County Solid Waste
04/23/2015 07:46 AM EDT - The York Solid Waste Authority's main facility in Manchester Township will be more efficient and more than double its size thanks to a massive construction project, an official said. Full Story

OSHA: York workers exposed to asbestos

A York County company is facing a nearly half-million-dollar fine for allegedly failing to protect employees from asbestos. Full Story
St. Joseph School York opens enrollment

St. Joseph School York is accepting enrollment for the 2015-2016 school year. The 100-year-old school is open to students in pre-kindergarten to sixth grade. Full Story
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York-area Free Comic Book Day events promise cosplay, podcasts and more

With comic book retailers charting record sales and superhero blockbusters coming our way this summer, 2015's annual Free Comic Book Day promises to be the biggest yet. Full Story
(John A. Pavoncello jpavoncello@yorkdispatch.com)
Steam Into History to commemorate Lincoln's funeral train

04/24/2015 08:31 AM EDT
With April marking the 150th anniversary of the end of the Civil War, New Freedom's Steam into History is celebrating the railroad's ties with some of the most important events in the nation's past. 
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York County Prison corrections officer running for district judge seat
04/24/2015 07:56 AM EDT - A longtime York County corrections officer will run for an open district judge seat that covers West York, North York and Spring Garden Township. Full Story

'Little Rock 9' story a highlight of Central York diversity event
04/24/2015 07:37 AM EDT - Nearly 60 years ago, Terrence Roberts was one of the iconic "Little Rock 9," a group of African-American students who in 1957 were the first black students to attend classes at Little Rock Central High School in Arkansas. Full Story

York City's Race Against Racism celebrates heritage, progress
04/24/2015 07:33 AM EDT - York's Race Against Racism is no longer just for runners, organizers say. It's now a celebration of multi-cultural heritage and progress, and more than 1,000 people will be joining in, according to Elizabeth Brown, special events coordinator for the YWCA. Full Story

Chris Crossing York: For Scott Wagner, any attention is welcome attention
04/24/2015 03:02 PM EDT - The image of York County's Sen. Scott Wagner and Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker tweaking each other's nipples would've been better left to my imagination, but the headline on Wagner's periodic newsletter misled me. Full Story

York City schools budget restores programs, counts on more from state
04/23/2015 01:26 PM EDT - York City School District administrators are proposing a 2015-16 budget that restores some programs and positions axed years ago during a time of painful financial belt-tightening. Full Story

York Suburban, Eastern York win 2015 Seat Belt Challenge
04/23/2015 08:31 AM EDT - York Suburban won the fourth annual York/Adams High School Seat Belt Challenge with a nearly perfect 97 percent usage rate. Full Story

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Residents help guide geese out of downtown Montana city

MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — It was no gaggle of geese, but two birds and a baby waddling through a downtown Montana city stopped traffic and brought out the shutterbugs. Full Story
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Seriously silly, Monty Python reunites for a weekend tribute

NEW YORK (AP) — Today they reign as elder statesman of cerebral silliness, these alumni of the Monty Python comedy troupe and, some would argue, the funniest men who ever lived. Full Story