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Wolfgang Candy bringing back Skipjacks for a limited time

Wolfgang Candy Co. stopped making Skipjacks two years ago. But fans of the milk chocolate-covered oyster crackers, which went by the name of Cracker Crowns back in the day, haven’t forgotten them. They’ve been asking Wolfgang to bring them back. … Continue reading

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Fun facts about the Pennsylvania craft beer industry

All it takes is a night out at the Holy Hound taproom, Liquid Hero brewery or other York drinking establishments to see that the craft beer industry is booming. And a lot of those beers are made in PA, including … Continue reading

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Author pens book on long-gone Pomeroy’s department store chain

Michael Lisicky has a fascination with long-gone urban department stores, the lost giants of retailing’s gilded age whose tea rooms, book departments and prime downtown locations gave way to suburban shopping malls, big-box retailers and online shopping. Lisicky, who grew … Continue reading

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PCC workers, on strike since Sept. 3, are joined by other unions

On October 13, striking workers at Precision Custom Components got a visit from other regional labor unions, according to a union news release. Members from USW local 7687, AFSME teachers Union, IBEW, UAW, Teamsters and other IAM locals showed up at … Continue reading

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York and Adams County realtors get “Happy” in promotional video

It’s not too often you see real estate agents just goofing around and having fun. It’s perhaps even less often that you see Berkshire Hathaway, RE/MAX, Howard Hanna and other competing real estate companies together in one video. This video, organized … Continue reading

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Parade of Homes winners announced

The York Builders Association has announced the winners from this year’s Parade of Homes and Chefs on Parade events, which were held in September. They are: — Chefs on Parade: Favorite chef: Chef George from Victor’s Italian Restaurant Favorite kitchen: … Continue reading

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Ribbon-cuttings scheduled for Clay Path Studio, Joy’s Cafe

Downtown Inc. will hold ribbon-cutting ceremonies for two businesses in downtown York on Friday, as part of October’s First Friday festivities. Mayor Kim Bracey will cut the ribbon at 4 p.m. at Clay Path Studio & Artisan Gift Shop at … Continue reading

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My Accidental Savings Account

It was recently my birthday, and I got some wonderful gifts from family and friends. I have to say, though, they couldn’t compete with Bank of America. My creditor since 2006, the bank surprised me this September by dumping more … Continue reading

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Want some free coffee?

Listen up, coffee lovers. In honor of National Coffee Day on Sept. 29, participating McDonald’s restaurants in central Pennsylvania are offering customers one free, small McCafe coffee a day, each day from Sept. 16 to Sept. 29. The fast food … Continue reading

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The pros and cons of buying your own modem

If you have internet service in York County, odds are, Comcast is your provider. And if you have Comcast, you have a choice: to rent Comcast’s modem and router, or to buy your own. By default, Comcast gives new internet … Continue reading

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