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New Salem Borough

New Salem Borough
York County, Pennsylvania

New Salem Borough was incorporated July 24, 1876.

Sherwood Forest was annexed on October 7, 1969.

New Salem Borough has a population of 724 according to the 2010 Census and an area of 0.46 square miles.


Updated April 9, 2014

2014 Spring Newsletter

Street Sweeping

Sweeping of all borough streets has been scheduled for Tuesday, April 15, 2014, weather permitting. The work will begin at 7:00 AM. Council requests your cooperation by requesting that you use off-street parking for your vehicles until the street sweeper has passed your home. You can also help by sweeping the debris/ stones and/or anti-skid materials from your sidewalk. The street sweeper will collect this material as it passes your property.

Community Yard Sale

April 24, 25 & 26, 2014 - 8am - 4pm


August 5, 2014 - 6pm - 9pm

Coloring Page for National Night Out Contest

York New Salem Volunteer Fire Company

4/11 Ham Social 15 Hams to be given away at the end of the night. $4 per ticket with 2 chances to win on each. Small games of chance will also be available. Doors open at 5 and Free refreshments served at 6PM.

4/13 Surf and Turf Bingo Meat and Sea food given as prizes on each bingo game. Small games of chance will also be available. $12 in advance or $15 at the door (call for advance sales, leave message if no answer)

4/26 300 Club Feed Turkey Dinner will be served this meal $10 per ticket with chances to win money every week before meal date. Large cash drawing at the feed. Small games of chance will also be available. Doors open 5PM, food served at 6PM.

5/10 Chicken BBQ 1/2 chicken, baked potato, apple sauce, and roll.

York New Salem Lions Club

Annual Easter Flower Sale

Located at Parking Lot - Across from Peoples Bank
Azaleas, Hyacinths, Hydrangeas, Lilies, Mums & Tulips
April 16, 17, 18 & 19, 2014

Children's Easter Egg Hunt

Saturday, April 19, 2014 - 10:00 AM SHARP
New Salem Elementary School
Children up to 10 years old

Famous Chicken BBQ

April 26, 2014, 10 AM to sold out, carry outs only, Next to Stambaugh Plumbing
1/2 chicken & baked potato $6.50
Homemade pies and treats for sale
Benefits General Activities Fund

Road Closings as reported to York County Emergency Services (911)

Go to the following web address to view

Building Permit Officer

Wayne Smith 717-225-0650

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