York City Fire Department Vehicle Accident

On Sunday July 5, 2020 at 2347 hours, the City of York Department of Fire/Rescue Services was dispatched to 26 N. State St. for a residential structure fire, smoke from the roof.


Heat Modifies Start Time for Refuse Collections in York City

Due to dangerously high temperatures and humidity in our area expected the week of July 6th – 10th


York City Police Department Use of Force Policy Now Publicly Available

Today Mayor Helfrich and Commissioner Robinson announce that the York City Police Department Use of Force Policy is now publicly available on the front page of the City of York’s website at yorkcity.org


Yard Waste Facility Remains Closed During City Furloughs Curbside Yard Waste Collections Continue

The City’s Yard Waste Facility at Memorial Stadium will remain closed for June and July and possibly longer.  The facility will not open as long as the City furloughs of reduced staffing and hours continues.


Bureau of Health Releases Business Friendly Covid-19 Assets and Signage

The City of York Department of Economic and Community Development and City of York Bureau of Health are pleased to announce the release of print ready files in both English and Spanish languages for York property owners and businesses to hang in their facilities.


Monument Dedication

On Wednesday July 29, 2020 at 7:00 p.m., there will be an unveiling and dedication of the headstone. The Laurel Fire Company #1 purchased a headstone to honor their members who died in the line of duty. There are currently three members names on the monument and all three were also members of IAFF Local #627. The headstone has been placed at the base of the Laurel Fire Company #1 monument located at Prospect Hill Cemetery. The ceremony will be casual and is expected to last less than 15 minutes.

All members of the fire department and the public are invited. Due to the event occurring during the summer as well as their wish to keep it casual, they ask attendees to dress for comfort. Anyone attending should enter the cemetery at the main entrance on North George Street and proceed to the office on the right. They will have personnel there to supply maps and directions to the Memorial.


No Change for York City Curb Collection

Curbside collections for the July 4th holiday will run on the normal schedule in the City of York.  Because the holiday falls on a Saturday this year, collections are not affected.


Street Closings and Traffic Advisories

On Saturday, June 20, 2020, Crispus Attucks Pre-School will be having their graduation ceremony at 605 S. Duke St. Because of this, the 600 Block of S. Duke St. will be closed to vehicular traffic from 3:00 p.m. until 7:30 p.m.


York City Zoning Hearing Board Resumes Meeting Schedule

The York City Zoning Hearing Board announces that it will resume its regular meeting schedule.


City Hall Treasurer’s Office Now Open; Appointments Available for Other Departments

Today the City of York is pleased to announce that the Treasurer’s Office, the department responsible for the receipt of all revenue for the City of York, will resume in-person operations beginning June 22nd.


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