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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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

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

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

LIU offers another York County option for cyber education
12/19/2013 11:14 AM EST - School districts that want to save costs but don't have an in-house cyber school program of their own can cooperate with the Lincoln Intermediate Unit, a regional educational service to the public school districts. Full Story

York County student: Cyber option allows schooling minus the drama
12/19/2013 11:13 AM EST - Kelsi Rohrbaugh works best independently. She's efficient working at her own pace and was not interested in the drama she found as a ninth-grader last year at Northeastern High School. Full Story

Special report: York County school districts combat cyber schools with own online options
12/19/2013 11:13 AM EST - School districts across York County are combating fund-draining cyber charter schools with online programs of their own, a move that allows schools to keep money inside the district. Full Story

Special report: Pa. cybers still falling short of York County schools on state standards
12/19/2013 07:29 AM EST - School performance reports might be on a new website and in a different format, but Pennsylvania cyber schools still fall short of the standards set by their public school counterparts in York County. Full Story

York City Schools battle charters for students
08/29/2013 11:21 AM EDT - York City School District enrollment has steadily declined, picking up speed in 2000, according to data provided by the state Department of Education. Full Story

New England's tallest lighthouse sells for $78,000

YORK, Maine (AP) — New England's tallest lighthouse has been sold for $78,000. A federal government spokeswoman says the General Services Administration has accepted a bid for the Boon Island Light Station off York, Maine. Full Story
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VENICE WATCH: Editor honored; surreal Swede shines

VENICE, Italy (AP) — The Venice Film Festival is bringing 11 days of red carpet premieres, innovative movies and Hollywood glamour to the Italian city. Full Story