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10 reasons why it’s pretty depressing that the “The Office” strip club debate is over

Last night, Chanceford Township zoning hearing board members denied “The Office” strip club from opening in the township.

It’s a saga that began in March — one that had a largely Christian community up in arms about the possibility of nakeds within their hallowed boundaries.

The decision is a relief for some.

For me, it’s bittersweet. I loved traveling to The Brogue for the last four hearings for many reasons , some of which have nothing to do with always-hilarious references to G-strings and pasties.

So, in no particular order, here are the Top 10 things I’ll miss about this issue being kaput for now: Continue reading

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Random creeping of civil records yields story on Brogue strip club

Last week, I was pretty bored.

This ad appeared in the Delta Star newspaper the day of the last hearing about the proposed strip club in Brogue.

This ad appeared in the Delta Star newspaper the day of the last hearing about the proposed strip club in Brogue. This was sent to me by a reader.

No layoffs to cover. No ridiculous videos to make.  No naked people to interview.

So, naturally, I did what I usually do: Creep civil court records for random people. This includes sources, but also literally random people.

I love to creep.

Gotten divorced recently? I know about it. Nasty custody battle? I know. Racking up credit card debt like it’s going out of style? No need to tell me.

I KNOW. Continue reading

Bare in the Brogue: The controversy continues over a proposed strip club in Chanceford Township

The hearing went on and on for three hours.

The hearing went on and on for three hours with a recess around hour two.

I came home from a trip to Chicago a day early to cover the first of what will probably be many zoning hearings on “The Office,” a proposed strip club in rural York County.

I had to.

This controversy is the event of the millenium for the tiny town of Brogue, Pa. I’d be remiss if I didn’t acknowledge it.

Here’s the final story. 

It’s sort of boring, I suppose, compared to this, the Touts, tweets and photos that I and colleague Sonya compiled on scene. Continue reading