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Does your office have a “free” table?

Every office has a “free table.” You know … that place where people dump stuff from their house that they don’t want. Sometimes, bizarre trinkets show up. Old magazines. Coupons for random fast food restaurants. Romance novels with extremely awkward … Continue reading

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Today, I talked to an American Pickers’ producer. York is “rich with history,” she said.

Today, I had the pleasure of speaking with Jodi Friedman, a producer for the History Channel show ‘American Pickers.’ When the show — featuring Mike Wolfe and Frank Fritz — announced they’d be be visiting somewhere in Pennsylvania, the York … Continue reading

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Toilets for two? Readers explain the phenomena of the double-seater outhouse.

I wrote this column for Thursday’s paper about a trip I took through Gary Richardson’s aunt and uncle’s estate in West Manchester Township. During the tour — designed to lure the attention of ‘American Pickers’ — I found something peculiar. … Continue reading

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How to let go of your “stuff”

American Pickers may be coming to Pennsylvania in search of fun, kitschy “stuff,” but that doesn’t mean people will necessarily take them up on their offer. I’ve seen the show “Hoarders.”I know how it works. That old jewelry-making kit from … Continue reading

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‘American Pickers’ on their way to pick Pennsylvania

My hobby is collecting old toys. Most of my collection is made up of action figures from the 1970s and 1980s. Like Frank Fritz of History Channel’s “American Pickers,” when I spot a rare figure, I grab it and start … Continue reading

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