Monthly Archives: October 2010

Reader photo: Pumpkins aplenty

Another reader photo of an “Only in York County” sight: What: Pumpkins for sale near Manchester By: Julie Briceland of Washington Township Something unusual: I was looking and looking to find a nice autumnal photo, since today is Halloween and … Continue reading

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Names of York: Abraham Wells

More in the ongoing series on the Names of York. Place: Wellsville, a small borough in northern York County Who was it named after? Abraham Wells, a whipmaker, was the town of Wellsville’s founder. The original industry of the town … Continue reading

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I’ve got a bone to pick with you

Longtime loyal reader Jo is always good about sharing Yorkisms with me when she spots them. A while back, she mentioned the phrase, “I’ve got a bone to pick with you.” I’m familiar with that one. A bit painfully, in … Continue reading

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A current lunchtime favorite: York County gets multicultural

So I’ve had the same thing for lunch about five times in the last two weeks. These are the pork gyoza and shrimp shumai appetizers (along with a side of rice) from Masa at Kenneth and Loucks roads in West … Continue reading

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A fall drive through southern York County, part 2

I promised yesterday that I’d tell you more about some of the places we stopped on our recent fall drive. First, we stopped by The Gatchellville Store at 2497 New Park Road in New Park, Fawn Township. This antique market … Continue reading

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A fall drive through southern York County, part 1

Remember yesterday’s photo of the metal cows at Maple Lawn Farms in New Park, Fawn Township? Well, perhaps inspired by that, our family spent a recent Sunday driving around exactly that area of southern York County. We had no destination … Continue reading

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Reader photo: Metal cows

Another reader photo of an “Only in York County” sight: What: Cows made from old metal tanks at Maple Lawn Farms in Fawn Township By: Jane Lindhorn of Springettsbury Township Something unusual: Thought its produce is first-rate, you might know … Continue reading

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Names of York: John Eager Howard

>Photo submitted in 2008 by Carol (Hyde) Smith of Red Lion. It’s the Howard Tunnel on the Heritage Rail Trail County Park, as seen traveling south from Brillhart Station. More in the ongoing series on the Names of York. Place: … Continue reading

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More memories of steakhouses

Not that long ago, we were talking about steakhouses, specifically the ones in the Memory Lane area, and we got to talking about OK Corral, Ponderosa and Bonanza. About the OK Corral, Ben says, “I don’t think it was on … Continue reading

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Sticky buns: Reintroducing you to my love of recipes

While having some painting done at our house, and subsequently rearranging and redecorating, I rediscovered some interesting cookbooks – specifically, a few that feature local favorites. Over the next few weeks, I’ll be sharing some of them; if I don’t, … Continue reading

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