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Yard waste site to reopen for York City residents this weekend

Logan Hullinger
York Dispatch
Parent Liaison Destiney Boldizar gathers trash into a garbage bag as Edgar Fahs Smith STEAM Academy begins their Spring Neighborhood Clean-up at Penn Park in York City, Saturday, March 30, 2019. Dawn J. Sagert photo

York City's yard waste site at Memorial Stadium will reopen this week to city residents after closing amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

The site will be open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. Those wishing to dispose of yard waste will be required to prove their customer status or residency, using a valid license or a recent sewer bill.  according to a news release on Monday.

Violators will be prosecuted under the city's illegal dumping ordinance, with fines up to $600, the release states.

As of noon Monday, there were 2,182 cases of COVID-19 and 81 deaths linked to the disease in York County.

— Logan Hullinger can be reached at lhullinger@yorkdispatch.com or via Twitter at @LoganHullYD.