Oct 7, 2012

York Factory Whistle Concert to continue despite New York Wire closing

(YDR) It was with mixed emotions that Jeff Hines discussed the future of the York Factory Whistle Concert.
On one hand, the event's chairman wanted to assure the public that the Christmas tradition - one held at New York Wire's East Market Street plant for the last 57 years - will continue. On the other hand, he wanted to show compassion for the employees at the plant.
All 170 of them are scheduled to lose their jobs by the year's end as the facility closes its doors, said Michael Smeltzer, executive director of the Manufacturers' Association of Southcentral Pennsylvania. Continued