• York Weekend Extras - 02/27/2015 12:57 AM EST
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    Special report: Tax caps limit increases in York, but hikes still present

    07/29/2014 12:36 PM EDT
    York County homeowners don't have to reach too far into their memories to recall paying school property tax increases of 8 to 10 percent nearly every year. 
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    Number of York County residents working past 65 at record high
    03/31/2014 05:49 PM EDT - The sound of a hydraulic press rumbles in the background as Bud Butera fixes pads and wedges in a pair of orthopedic shoes. Full Story

    Classifieds and the Classroom: How York schools use advertising to support programs
    12/09/2014 12:58 AM EST - York County schools are opening their doors to banners, billboards and signs in an effort to have advertisers supplement what state funds and local taxes struggle to cover, as perhaps one of the last untapped revenue sources for public school districts. Full Story

    Dipping into savings: York schools balance budgets with surplus funds
    01/30/2014 11:05 AM EST - Increases in pension payments, special education and other costs are forcing school districts in York County to take a serious look at using money stashed in savings accounts to cover upcoming budget deficits. Full Story

    The rise and fall of York County school districts' fund balances
    12/30/2014 10:41 AM EST - A number of York County schools have built up surplus funds to help bridge future budget gaps — but that money could be spent quickly. Full Story

    Special report: Cyber school scores lag behind York schools, cite challenges
    12/01/2014 11:26 AM EST - The scores of cyber charter schools across the state are "very concerning" to the Pennsylvania Department of Education, according to Tim Eller, spokesman for the department. Full Story

    Hope Street Garden: An outdoor education in York City
    10/23/2014 08:32 AM EDT - Two years ago, it was an empty lot. This piece off land, located in York City, is now a classroom, a place for students to learn about urban gardens, reading, writing, math and science. Full Story

    Grocery prices keep climbing; up 7 percent in last year
    10/06/2014 03:22 PM EDT - Mary Bouras never expected to get sticker shock from a pound of butter. But when the grocery staple reached more than $5 a pound at most stores, the 66-year-old Dover resident said it was hard not to. Full Story

    Special report: Yorkers see little tax relief from slots revenue
    07/30/2014 03:11 PM EDT - When the debate over allowing slot machines was in full force in 2004, proponents of the bill promised $1 billion of that revenue per year would go toward property tax relief. Full Story

    Grocery bills on the rise in York County
    04/16/2014 02:40 PM EDT - Brigitt Rees was exhausted as she loaded groceries into her car. But it wasn't the weight of the canned goods that had her down. Full Story

    Faucet theft from German spy building causes water leak

    BERLIN (AP) — Police say someone removed faucets from the still-incomplete headquarters of Germany's foreign intelligence service in Berlin, causing a large water leak. Full Story
    (Matthew Mead — The Associated Press)
    Make your own 'Shamrock shake' at home

    I'm ashamed to admit this, for I am no fan of fast food, but I've always had a soft spot for McDonald's shakes. Full Story
    Attorney: 'Sniper' defamation verdict should be thrown out

    ST. PAUL, Minnesota (AP) — An attorney representing the widow of "American Sniper" author Chris Kyle claims both a judge and jury made mistakes that led to a $1. Full Story