Monthly Archives: January 2010

Reader photo: Wills School

Another reader photo of an “Only in York County” sight: What: Wills School, a one-room schoolhouse in Hellam Township. By: Melanie Wallace of York Something unusual: The school is now owned and maintained as a museum by the Conservation Society … Continue reading

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Names of York: Gifford Pinchot

More in the ongoing series on the Names of York. Place: Gifford S. Pinchot State Park, Warrington Township Who was it named after? Gifford S. Pinchot (1865-1946) was a two-term Pennsylvania governor, first elected in 1922. Pinchot created the first … Continue reading

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Didn’tst I tell you not to go acrosst the street?

Remember back a little bit when I was talking about York County’s – or at least my – way of saying “cousins” – by adding a T sound to make it “cousints?” Well, I mentioned in that post that it … Continue reading

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More about chow-chow

Back when we were voting for the best C of York County, friend and coworker (and lifelong Yorker) Jess said she’d never heard of chow-chow until recently! Jo very wisely took her to task, and in honor of that, I … Continue reading

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ABCs of York County: D winner, and vote for the best E

So the winner for the best D of York County is… Dippy eggs! Man, we’re really rocking the food topics; agricultural fair (which is, of course, full of food), then Bricker’s Fries and chicken-corn soup, and now the famous eggs! … Continue reading

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