• Gov. Wolf's father suffers heart attack - 07/29/2015 07:32 PM EDT
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  • Gov. Wolf's father suffers heart attack - 07/29/2015 07:32 PM EDT
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    (Bill Kalina — bkalina@yorkdispatch.com)
    Solar electricity expected to rise globally, but York market in question

    07/23/2015 11:34 PM EDT
    An international report is predicting a meteoric rise for solar power electricity over the next 25 years, but York-area experts have mixed feelings about the timetable and degree to which the renewable energy source will grow throughout Pennsylvania. 
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    Texting and driving citations vary widely in York County
    07/21/2015 01:13 PM EDT - More than 250 tickets have been issued for the offense, but municipalities take different approaches. Full Story

    York County man gets clean from heroin through God
    07/15/2015 08:07 AM EDT - It's late October 2014 in Blair County. After about two weeks in rehab, Jacob Ruth decided to escape. Full Story

    Shattering a stigma, York County suburbs are home to the new heroin
    03/23/2015 09:12 AM EDT - This generation's heroin addicts are the smiling kids in the neat rows of pictures on the fireplace mantels of middle America. Full Story

    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. Full Story

    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

    (Julie Falsetti photo)
    From Scratch: Just give that 'green spaghetti' a try

    Pasta with pesto Genovese may be ubiquitous in the rest of the United States now, but it hadn't yet "arrived" in York County when I tried serving it to my dinner guests. Full Story
    (Alessandra Tarantino/AP)
    Kristen Stewart, Idris Elba in Venice Film Festival lineup

    LONDON (AP) — This year's Venice Film Festival will include Kristen Stewart in a sci-fi romance, Idris Elba at war and a thriller starring Tilda Swinton and Dakota Johnson, as well as potentially awards-worthy performances from Eddie Redmayne, Johnny Depp and Jake Gyllenhaal. Full Story