Monthly Archives: July 2010

Names of York: Jessica Teague

More in the ongoing series on the Names of York. Today’s entry is special because it was submitted by a reader, Peter Teague. Thank you, Peter, both for your submission and your work in the community! Place: Jessica and Friends … Continue reading

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A blast from the past: Hanover House

While going through some of Hubby’s big pile of ephemera the other week, I found a November 1963 copy of Family Circle magazine. Of course I was intrigued, especially with all their Christmas gift suggestions. So guess how surprised I … Continue reading

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More fun from Collinsville, including an old auction house and discount store

Reader Dennis Keener wrote to me after my recent post mentioning the Collinsville Drive-In. On that post, Mark had mentioned another Collinsville landmark, a discount store. He wondered if that had been in the same place as the drive-in; Dennis … Continue reading

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Whoopie pie varieties

Remember how I asked a while back about your favorite whoopie pie flavors? Well, Dianne mentioned they’re one of her favorites; she says she likes to add peanut butter to the filling mix. She found a recipe for “Classic Chocolate … Continue reading

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A blast from the past: An interesting book treasure

One of Hubby’s recent book-buying expeditions turned up a copy of a book from, I’m guessing, about 1915 or so, titled “Great Revival Hymns No. 2.” This particular copy also has, on the cover, “St. Matthew’s Lutheran Sunday School, York, … Continue reading

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Reader photo: Martinsville schoolhouse

Another reader photo of an “Only in York County” sight: What: Martinsville schoolhouse, on the grounds of the Lower Windsor Township municipal complex Submitted by: Dianne Bowders of York Township Something unusual: The building, on Craley Road in Lower Windsor … Continue reading

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Names of York: More details on two previous names

More in the ongoing series on the Names of York. Remember my previous Names of York entries on John C. Rudy and William H. Kain? Well, not to be outdone, Jim McClure took a closer look at those names last … Continue reading

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Just for fun: Edgar Fahs Smith school memorabilia

A while back, Jo sent me a couple of neat photos of items from Edgar Fahs Smith Middle School. Jo says, “I wish I could claim these to be mine from my Smith days in 1947-1950, but they were bought … Continue reading

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Brown’s trip, plus ice cream and antiques

While my in-laws were in town visiting last month, we decided to show them some “Only in York County” sights. My father-in-law is a regular reader, so it seemed like a good fit (Hi, Dad!) Anyway, we started off with … Continue reading

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Making you hungry for next spring

Jo sent me photos back in February of her family’s fastnacht-making party in Juniata County. I came upon them in my e-mail this week and I thought, “Hey, let’s make everyone hungry for a food they won’t have till next … Continue reading

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