Monthly Archives: July 2008

Thank yourself for lower gas prices

It wasn’t drilling or a windfall profit tax that has made the price of gasoline go down almost 30 cents in the past few weeks. U.S. fuel consumption was down 2.4 percent over the past four week a U.S. Energy … Continue reading

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VIDEO A Soldier’s story

( Paul Kuehnel – York Daily Record / Sunday News ) Veteran Barre Shepp interprets a soldier’s life during a ceremony at the Korean War Memorial that marks the 55th anniversary of the signing of an armistice that brought a … Continue reading

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VIDEO Remembering his soldier father

(Paul Kuehnel – inyork.com/ydr) Jayden Klunk was 3 when his father died in Iraq in 2003. Sarah Klunk has not told her son about his father’s suicide in Baghdad. For Jayden, his father is his hero.

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Rain collection system – Part 3

My 55 gallon plastic barrels are recycled from Anderson’s Car Wash. They cost $8 a piece and originally held bio-degradable detergent. The rain collection unit is placed under my deck with a spigot coming out of the lattice, so it … Continue reading

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Rain collection system – Part 2

One of my hobbies is building hot water heating systems. I love to tune up an old steam radiator system. I am at home with pipes so my only reference for this project is my brain and maybe some inherited … Continue reading

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Rain collection system – Part 1

A couple weeks ago I sat in my yard pondering the sky during a storm. Freedom comes from the sky (6/30) The idea is that the sun and rain that falls above my yard cannot be taxed, resold to me … Continue reading

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VIDEO Water main break

( Paul Kuehnel – York Daily Record / Sunday News ) South George Street was closed to traffic between King and Market streets after the pipe began leaking around 5 a.m. Wednesday.

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VIDEO Shalom to rabbis old and new

( Paul Kuehnel – York Daily Record / Sunday News ) Temple Beth Israel congregants, friends and clergy from the wider community welcome Rabbi Jeffrey Astrachan and bid farewell to Rabbi Irwin Goldenberg and his wife, Joyce, who are moving … Continue reading

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VIDEO Starting a hit-and-miss engine

( Paul Kuehnel – York Daily Record / Sunday News ) Shaun Carbaugh, of Jackson Township, shows how to start a 1915 hit-and-miss engine during the Menges Mills Historic, Steam and Gas Show.

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What drives my opinion of the Pennsylvania Turnpike leasing deal

The Pennsylvania Turnpike is part of my American heritage. Rolling into a toll booth, I look at it as the gateway to a national treasure of transportation history. I have a vested interest in supporting and preserving it, whether that … Continue reading

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