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Fall Clean Up

Fall Clean up of large trash items will be November 1, 2017.


Trash Receptacle

If you are in need of a new trash receptacle, you may get one by contacting Andy Warntz, Republic Services, at 717-779-2546.


Tick or Treat

The Borough Council has set the date for Trick or Treating in the Borough.  It will take place Tuesday, October 31, 2017 from 6 – 8 p.m.  If you plan to participate, please turn on your front light.


Note from Eastern York Co. EMA

Eastern York Co. Emergency Management Agency

Any Hellam Township, Hallam Borough, Lower Windsor Township, Wrightsville Borough, Yorkana Borough, or East Prospect Borough resident who feels they may need additional assistance in an emergency situation should, register with Eastern York Co. Emergency Management Agency. This is a free and voluntary program; all information is secure and confidential. The registry form is on website under the Eastern York Co. Emergency Management tab or stop in at your municipal office to pick a form up. The information collected will be maintained by the Eastern York Co. Emergency Management Agency and may be shared with first responders, such as fire, police, and EMS departments.

Additional assistance includes, but is not limited to individuals with or without:

  • Mobility difficulties
  • Intellectual or developmental disabilities
  • Sight or hearing impairments
  • Special medical equipment
  • Reliable or consistent form of transportation
  • Access to emergency information via TV, radio, internet


If you have any questions regarding this form, contact either Phil Smith, Emergency Management Coordinator at; 717-968-9872 or Chris Eaton, Deputy Coordinator at; 717-968-7014



 2017 Eastern York Area Emergency Management Agency Meeting Dates

Wednesday, Feb. 8th @ 8;00 a.m.
Wednesday, May 10th @ 8:00 a.m.
Wednesday, August 9th, @8;00 a.m.
Wednesday, November 8th @8:00 a.m

Friday dinners at the Firehall

The Yorkana Firehall currently has their kitchen open to the public on Friday evenings and are serving food from 4:00 – 9:00 p.m.  Come on out and support your local Fire Department and enjoy a Friday evening meal.


2017 Borough Council Meeting Dates

January 2

February 6

March 6 Start time 7:00 – Informational meeting on Storm Water for our residence

April 3

May 1

June 5

July 10

August 7

September 5

October 2

November 6

December 4


Some Reminders:

The County’s 911 Center recently launched Smart911. The program allows residents to provide advance information to our 911 dispatchers meant to help improve the speed and efficiency of an emergency response. Please see this article for more information:

Abandoned cars are not to be kept on your property; obey rules for open burning. See our section on ordinances for more information.  If you do not see the ordinance listed, it will be added soon.