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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.


Borough Council Seat Opening

Stephanie Fields resigned her position as Council woman on October 11th. An appointment to fill the vacancy will be made by Council at the November 1, 2016 Meeting. If you are interested in being considered for the appointment to Council until January, 2018, please send a letter of interest to Cheryl Bahn , PO Box 243, York New Salem, PA 17371, or to, or to the Borough Office at 105 S Main St, York New Salem before Friday, October 28th at 6:00 pm. You should call at 792-1261 for further information. Qualifications - must be a registered elector of the Borough and a continous resident of the Borough for the past one year immediately prior to the appointment.

Updated October 12, 2016

2016 Fall Newsletter

2016 - 2017 Directory

Tuesday, October 4, 2016 Council Meeting Agenda

There will be a Pumpkin Walk on a portion of the Rail Trail on October 15, 2016 from 6 pm - 9 pm Donation $5.00. Enjoy a 0.5-mile, round-trip, walk on the Heritage Rail Trail (PA’s #1 Trail!), beginning and ending at the Seven Valleys Parking Lot, decorated & lighted with hand-carved pumpkins. Call 428-0999 for further information.

2017 Proposed Budget

Trick or Treat

Monday, October 31, 2016 - 6pm-8pm. Residents who wish to treat children are asked to have their porch lights on; to let youngsters know where they are welcomed. In addition to neighborhood Trick or Treat, the York New Salem Lions Club & York New Salem Fire Company will be set up at the Square with Treats for the children.

Lions Fall Chicken Barbeque & Bake Sale

New Salem's Lions Club
Saturday, October 22, 2016, 10 AM to sold out, carry outs only
Next to Stambaugh Plumbing
1/2 chicken & baked potato $7.00
Pies, cakes, cookies and other desserts will also be for sale
Proceeds support community projects. Questions, call 717-792-1207

General Election

York New Salem Community Fire Hall
65 E George Street
Tuesday, November 8, 2016 - 7am - 8pm
Go to the following web address to view local ballot

Leaf Collection

November 5, 2016, November 19, 2016, December 3, 2016

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

Go to the following web address to view

Building Permit/Zoning/Codes Enforcement Officer - Currently

Spring Grove Borough - Andy Shaffer 717-225-5791

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