(May 10, 2018) York, PA - On May 6th York City Police Department Officer Alex Sable was participating in a SWAT tactical training exercise in Baltimore County Maryland, where he suffered a cardiac arrest. He received immediate treatment from on-site medics who were on scene during the training. He was then transported to a Baltimore area hospital and was under critical care until he passed away yesterday evening. Officer Sable was training in preparation to become a member of the York County Quick Response Team (QRT).
Due to the Memorial Day holiday, Monday, May 28th, ALL regular curbside collections (trash, recycling, and yard waste) will be delayed one (1) day. For this holiday week only, Monday customers will be collected on Tuesday, Tuesday customers will be collected on Wednesday, Thursday customers will be collected on Friday and Friday customers will be collected on Saturday. For specific questions, contact the Public Works Department at 849-2245. Additionally, City offices will be closed on Monday, May 28th, in observance of Memorial Day.
Today the City of York, York City Police Department and FOP Local 15 announce the memorial service for Officer Alex Sable.
The public is invited to attend the service which will take place on Friday, May 18th at the York Expo Center’s Utz Arena. The service will begin at 12:00pm.
DIRTBIKE HOTLINE NOW ACTIVE (April 17th, 2018) York, PA — The York City Police Department, in response to dirt bikes and similar vehicles illegally operating on the roadway and in our parks, are seeking assistance from the public. We are compiling information to confiscate and arrest those riders and owners. We are asking for assistance from public by taking photos and sending specific locations and times to a dedicated email address: email@example.com If you feel the riders are endangering the public or you have suffered property damage please call 911 immediately. Media Contact Philip Given (717) 817-6543 # # #
MAYOR HELFRICH’S NEIGHBORHOOD CHAT SERIES (March 12th, 2018) York, Pa – Today Mayor Michael Helfrich announced the first four events of the City of York’s "Neighborhood Chat" series. The events will be held in four neighborhoods throughout the City Of York. The first Neighborhood Chat will take place in the Northeast Neighborhood on April 10th at 6:00 pm at Door of Salvation Development Center, 325 N. Mulberry Street. Future locations will be released soon.
(06 April 2018) York, PA — The City of York Civil Enforcement Unit will be conducting a “Clean Sweep” on Tuesday, April 10, 2018. The sweep will be conducted on South Penn Street from West Market Street south to Kings Mill Road. To allow crews to clean the streets and along the curblines, parking will be restricted on South Penn Street from 8:00 a.m. through 5:00 p.m. on April 10th and any vehicles parked on the street during that time will be ticketed and towed at the owner’s expense. No parking signs will be posted to notify residents of this temporary parking restriction. South Penn Street will be closed in one block sections starting a Market Street and moving south while crews work in each block. The Civil Enforcement Unit (CEU) is comprised of representatives of the Fire Department, Bureau of Permits, Planning and Zoning, Police Department, Public Works, and York County Sheriff’s Department. Clean Sweeps are a concentrated enforcement and clean-up effort in various areas of the City to address quality of life and property maintenance issue as well as clean up trash and litter. Property Maintenance Inspectors will be inspecting in the area to address quality of life and life safety violations of the codes while the Department of Public Works clears trash and debris from the sidewalks and streets. The Police and Sheriff’s Departments assist in this effort. Although Public Works will be clearing sidewalks of trash and debris, residents are reminded that this is not a large item pick-up event and that such items must be scheduled for pick-up through the Large Item Line at 717-843-1240. Unscheduled large items will result in a Neighborhood Improvement Ordinance ticket being issued. Residents are encouraged to participate in this “Sweep” by removing their vehicles from the street during the posted hours and by sweeping any trash and litter to the curb line in front of their property. Media Contact Steven R. Buffington (717) 849-2208 Tom Landis (717) 324-6571 ###
SERVICE INFORMATION FOR FIRE FIGHTERS IVAN FLANSCHA AND ZACHARY ANTHONY (March 24th 2018) York, Pa – Today the City of York, York City Fire Department, and IAFF Local 627 announce the funeral and memorial services for York City Local 627 fire fighters Ivan Flanscha and Zachary Anthony.
SNOW EMERGENCY TO BE LIFTED AT NOON TODAY Sidewalk snow removal enforcement to begin Friday morning (March 22nd 2018) York, Pa - Mayor Michael Helfrich advises residents that the Snow Emergency in the City of York is to be lifted at 12:00pm (noon) today, Thursday, March 22nd. Residents who were utilizing City of York parking garages and lots will be permitted to begin parking their vehicles on the Snow Emergency Route at 12:00pm (noon) today. All vehicles utilizing the garages and lots for Snow Emergency parking need to be removed from lots and garages by 8:00am Friday, March 23rd to avoid being charged.
SNOW EMERGENCY DECLARED FOR CITY OF YORK (March 20th 2018) York, Pa – Due to Winter Storm Toby and the amount of snow that is anticipated to accumulate over a short period of time, the City of York has declared a snow emergency for Tuesday, March 20, 2018 at 5:00pm. Mayor Michael R. Helfrich reminds residents of the City of York that live along a snow emergency route to move their vehicles as directed in the event a snow emergency is declared.