Rail Trail authority honors York City and college

STAFF REPORT

The York County Rail Trail Authority recently announced awards for local leaders and organizations for their roles in improving York City's Heritage Rail Trail, according to a news release.

Hanover Junction Train Station

The government leader award went to Jim Gross, director of the city's public works department, for overseeing the city's role in restoration efforts.

York County Rail Trail Authority member Jeff Hines (left) poses with award recipient Ken Martin, dean of campus operations at York College. (Photo submitted)

The trail organization award went to Downtown Inc, for helping to secure necessary funds and increasing public awareness.

The trail champion award went to Ken Martin, dean of campus operations at York College, for helping to secure funding and increasing awareness of the project's benefits.