Monthly Archives: March 2010

Easter is almost here; let’s talk about stuffing again!

Do you eat stuffing/filling/dressing for Easter? We usually have a ham, so no stuffing, but one of my friends always has a big turkey, so that was enough to remind me that I wanted to talk again about this bread-based … Continue reading

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Another perspective on the Norman Wood Bridge

Around this time last year, our family took a nice day trip to southern York County to see the Norman Wood Bridge, which I’d never been across. Well, a while after we did that, I got a nice letter from … Continue reading

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ABCs of York County: M winner, and vote for the best N

So the winner for the best M of York County is… Martin’s Potato Chips! These were suggested by a friend from church, Lorie, who writes: “I prefer the Kettle Cooked!” Hubby said these had his vote – “Gotta be Martin’s,” … Continue reading

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Reader photo: Calvary Lutheran Church

Another reader photo of an “Only in York County” sight: What: Calvary Lutheran Church clock tower in Dover By: Marcia Feehan of York Township Something unusual: This historic steeple denotes something else historic: The Greater Dover Historical Society of Pa. … Continue reading

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Names of York: Grace E. Loucks

More in the ongoing series on the Names of York. Place: Grace E. Loucks Elementary School, West York (West York Area School District) Who was it named after? Grace E. Loucks, a well-regarded district educator Fun fact: This was the … Continue reading

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Do you remember the North Mall?

I posted a long, long time ago about the North Mall, where The Crossroads or Manchester Crossroads is now along Route 30. Didn’t hear many memories about it at the time, but in later posts, including my big roundup of … Continue reading

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Can you help this reader identify a former restaurant?

Reader Kathy had some great memories of Avalong’s that I shared last week. But she has a question, too, and I’m hoping someone reading can help. She writes: “Also, I am trying the remember the name of the seafood restaurant … Continue reading

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More hot-dog memories

I was talking about good, roller-cooked hot dogs back in January, and I got great hot-dog memories from you guys that I wanted to share. Tracey said she didn’t go to Sears much when she was a kid, but she … Continue reading

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Reader photo: 1900s farmhouse and family

Another reader photo of an “Only in York County” sight, but this one is from the past, not present-day York County: What: A house in about 1900 at “Benroy” on the Camp Betty Washington Road. Submitted by: Carla Reinecker of … Continue reading

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ABCs of York County: L winner, and vote for the best M

So the winner for the best L of York County is… Lincoln Highway! This was suggested by, among others, friend and coworker Jess, who said she wanted to preempt “Route 30!” Jo liked this one; she writes: “I heartily agree … Continue reading

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