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York County happenings: Library service expands; fall foliage train rides; Livestrong program

Staff Report

York County Libraries 

Hotspots to Go service expands 

York County Libraries has expanded its Hotspots to Go service from two to 12 library locations.  A total of 80 mobile hotspots are now available countywide.   

Library members age 18 and up can rent a hotspot for $20 for a four-week loan period.  Residents who do not have a library card can request one at no cost online at yorklibraries.org or at their local library.  

The mobile hotspots connect library members to unlimited, high-speed internet service anywhere a T-Mobile signal can be received. The hotspots can support smart phones, tablets, desktop computers and laptops, and up to 20 devices can be connected to a hotspot with unlimited data usage.   The hotspots are available on a first-come/first served basis. 

The Ma & Pa Railroad will run fall foliage train rides Oct. 17-25.

Ma & Pa Railroad Heritage Village

Fall foliage train rides

The Ma & Pa Railroad Heritage Village, 1258 Muddy Creek Forks Road in Airville, will be holding fall foliage train rides from 1 to 5 p.m. Oct. 17, 18, 24 and 25.

Trains will depart the station at quarter after each hour. 

Cost is $10 per adult and $7 for children 3-12, with free tickets for children under 3.

For more information or to purchase tickets, visit www.MaAndPaRailroad.com.

YMCA of York

Livestrong Program

The YMCA of York, 90 N. Newberry St., will be holding Livestrong, a free 12-week program for cancer survivors and patients, starting on Nov. 2.

The program helps survivors regain their physical, emotional and spiritual strength.

Classes will be available on from 10:30 a.m. to noon or 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Monday and Wednesday and 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday.

For more information or to register, visit http://yorkcoymca.org/livestrong/ or call 717-843-7884 ext. 248.