• Green Food Market opens in York City - 08/20/2014 10:06 AM EDT
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    York County Heritage Trust's Book Blast

    08/16/2014 02:31 PM EDT
    The Heritage Trust raises money with its Book Blast. 
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    Back-to-school shoppers rush to York County stores for last-minute sales
    08/15/2014 04:47 PM EDT - There was a run on athletic shoes at Flying Feet on Thursday afternoon, as back-to-school shoppers searched for sales before kids head back to class next week. Full Story

    (John A. Pavoncello — jpavoncello@yorkdispatch.com)
    Green Food Market opens in York City

    Shopping: The revamped store offers more selection for grocery shoppers.
    Sharee Riggs walked to the deli counter in a new York City market and asked for a container of fresh fruit. Full Story
    West York district approves new advertising group contract

    After one marketing group failed to live up to its agreement with the West York Area School District, district officials have recommended another company that says it can secure between $80,000 and $104,000 per year in corporate sponsorships for the district. Full Story
    Ask Mr. Know-It-All: Pink flamingos get special honor

    Question: Is it true that the plastic flamingo is the official city bird of Madison, Wisconsin? If so, why? - J.F.L., Covington, Louisiana Full Story

    York City Council approves new littering law

    08/19/2014 10:41 PM EDT
    After several months of debate — and a few more hours Tuesday — the York City Council unanimously passed a new law designed to tackle the city's trash and property-maintenance problems. 
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    Central York, Red Lion start year with video scoreboard advertisements
    08/20/2014 12:09 PM EDT - Red Lion Area School District's new video scoreboard — one of only two in the county — has sold all of its advertising space before the start of the fall sports season. Full Story

    Trust fund created for daughter of York-area officer killed in ATV crash
    08/19/2014 03:33 PM EDT - A trust fund is being created for the 14-year-old daughter of York Area Regional Police Cpl. Michael Georgiou, according to the police department. Full Story

    WellSpan won't hire smokers starting next year
    08/19/2014 07:08 AM EDT - Come Jan. 1, WellSpan Health will no longer hire smokers. Starting next year, the urine samples that WellSpan job applicants provide for drug-testing will also be tested for nicotine and tobacco. Full Story

    First-ever Central PA Music Fest postponed because of possible rain
    08/18/2014 05:24 PM EDT - In a sudden change of plans, York-based singer-songwriter Kayla Kroh won't be performing with about 110 other acts at the first-ever Central PA Music Fest this weekend. Full Story

    Police: Evidence in York City shooting case found in victim's underpants
    08/18/2014 09:40 AM EDT - A York City felon's undershorts helped investigators determine that while he was the victim of a shooting, it wasn't at the hands of another, according to charging documents. Full Story

    Model boats abound during 23rd annual regatta at Lake Redman
    08/17/2014 07:26 PM EDT - Even when he was stationed in Virginia to serve in the Navy, Minzie Leister Jr. had a piece of York County with him. Full Story

    Stolen shopping scooter ride leads to jail

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — An Albuquerque, New Mexico, man is facing charges after police say he drove a stolen electric shopping cart to meet with his probation officer. Full Story
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    Preserving the Harvest: Raspberry compote tops your favorite treats

    This past week, I made raspberry compote. A friend of mine brought me raspberries fresh-picked from her parents' home in Berks County, and I just love raspberry compote on angel food cake. Full Story
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    Jackie Chan expresses shame over son's drug arrest

    BEIJING (AP) — Jackie Chan apologized to the public Wednesday over his son's detention on drug charges in Beijing, saying he's ashamed and saddened. Full Story