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York City is holding an educational clinic to inform interested residents about the pardon application process, the city announced Thursday in a news release. 

The Pardon Me clinic will be held at 6 p.m. Tuesday, May 14, at Studio 29, 29 E. Princess St. 

Brandon Flood, secretary to the Pennsylvania Board of Pardons, will host the clinic. He will explain the process of obtaining a pardon for a past criminal conviction, according to the news release.

A pardon, granted by the governor typically after a recommendation from the Board of Pardons, can remove a serious misdemeanor or felony from a record, according to the news release.

The pardon application is free as of March 14, following a Board of Pardons vote. 

Other speakers at the Pardon Me clinic will include state Rep. Carol Hill-Evans, D-York City; the Rev. Malcolm Malone; Dommonick Chatman, of the Salem Square Community Association; and CEO of the program "It's About Change" AliceAnne Frost.

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