Monthly Archives: August 2007

Over the Hills to Pathmark

Workers in 2005 tear off the roof of what used to be the Hills Department Store at the former Delco Centre at routes 30 and 74 in West Manchester Township. More on “What it used to be” in York County… … Continue reading

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You let my bad grammar alone!

Next in an ongoing series on York County-isms Whatever you think you knew about the uses of “leave” and “let,” throw it away! One Yorkism that I haven’t been able to think of an explanation for is the reversal of … Continue reading

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Ponderosa and the power of public comment

So I had been wanting to post about my contention that we used to have a Ponderosa in York County. Except I couldn’t remember where. Totally unrelated, enter this discussion on The Exchange, and now I know that Ponderosa used … Continue reading

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Read this quick!

Next in an ongoing series on York County-isms Quick: Ex. “Do you want to run to the store quick?” or “Let the dog out quick before we go.”

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Band geekiness

(The 2007 Dover Eagle Marching Band; click photo to enlarge) I just got back from taking my husband and daughter to see the marching band preview for my alma mater. I don’t know how to describe it except that it … Continue reading

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