York Community Gathers at Benefit Bonfire

By | 2019-10-11T14:27:49+00:00 August 31st, 2019|Categories: Community News, Walter Woods, York Maine Builders|

For the last 17 years, the Woods family has been stacking firewood to create a huge bonfire on Long Sands Beach in York to benefit people in need. YORK, Maine — One Maine family started a tradition that has raised over one hundred thousand dollars for different organizations- including the York Community Service Association Food Pantry [...]

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York Community Service Association will soon move to a central campus

By | 2019-02-13T17:55:51+00:00 October 15th, 2017|Categories: Community News, Walter Woods, York Maine Builders|

YORK, Maine -- The drywall is going up, the paint will come next, the sign is on order, with the goal that by the end of next month the York Community Service Association will be under one roof. Here will be the popular thrift shop, the food pantry, the social services that have helped generations of [...]

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Beach bonfire supports YCSA

By | 2019-02-13T17:13:18+00:00 August 30th, 2017|Categories: Community News, Walter Woods, York Maine Builders|

YORK -- A crowd of several thousand enjoyed food, music, and a bonfire while supporting the York Food Pantry Saturday evening at Long Sands Beach. The 15th Bonfire Benefit “End of the Summer Fundraiser” took place a week early this year, because, according to organizer Walter Woods of Graystone Builders, the tides would not accommodate the [...]

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Builder Walter Woods named York chamber’s Citizen of Year

By | 2019-02-13T17:04:11+00:00 November 15th, 2015|Categories: Community News, Walter Woods, York Maine Builders|

YORK, Maine – As a summer kid growing up at York Beach, local builder Walter Woods used to love nighttime bonfires on the sand. With that memory in mind, Woods has long held an end-of-summer traditional bonfire on Long Sands Beach, raising funds in recent years for the York Food Pantry. He does it, he said, [...]

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