Monthly Archives: December 2010

Wrapping up 2010 in York County fashion

Thanks to everyone who has made this blog so much fun in 2010! As I mentioned earlier, in site traffic, number of comments and personal enjoyability, this year has been my best yet on Only in York County! To celebrate, … Continue reading

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One last Christmas-themed post: A 1944 Christmas card

The Christmas greeting pictured above comes from loyal reader Jo. She writes, “This is the Christmas card my uncle Jim sent to his mother (my grandmother). It was mailed on Wednesday, November 29, 1944 from somewhere on the front — … Continue reading

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The Pennsylvania Dutch tradition: Pork and sauerkraut for New Year’s

Our Pennsylvania Dutch tradition says pork and sauerkraut is the meal with which to ring in a new year, in order to bring good luck. But did you know these New Year’s customs? – Eating noodles at midnight is customary … Continue reading

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More on York County’s radio history

This undated, submitted photo from the York Daily Record/Sunday News archives shows WORK Radio 1350 announcers conducting an interview. The radio station was one of the many entertainment organizations to start during the Depression. I continue to be thrilled by … Continue reading

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Even more memories of Joe, the Motorists’ Friend, and memories of Pep Boys

Our post earlier this month on Joe, the Motorists’ Friend, continued to draw out even more memories of this store. Here’s what I know: I’ve never been to a “Joe’s,” but I wish I had been able to. You guys … Continue reading

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