Monthly Archives: March 2011

A poll for fun: How do you tell time in York County?

This idea comes to me from loyal reader Jo, who mentioned some time ago that we have a variety of ways in York County to describe the time. Photo by flickr user Larry Page There is the numerical version, of … Continue reading

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Food, geography and our blog in the newspaper

Well, great news! A version of all of my posts about Gino’s was turned into today’s York Daily Record Living/Food section cover story, complete with awesome photos by Keith and Hubby. You can read the online version of it here: … Continue reading

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Memories of shopping on West Market Street, and a wonderful gas price of 17 cents a gallon!

I had a really nice letter back in February from a reader named Lorraine in York. She writes, “I have memories going back to the late thirties and forties. Does anyone remember how you could do most of your shopping … Continue reading

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Reader photo: Behind the Manchester baseball field

Another reader photo of an “Only in York County” sight: What: A view behind the grandstand at the baseball field in Manchester Submitted by: Melanie Pancho, now of Virginia Beach, Va. Something interesting: Melanie writes, “The fields and farmland back … Continue reading

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More memories of Hollander’s and other Hanover stores

Remember my question about whether anyone remembered Hollander’s in Hanover? I wanted to know not only if you remembered it, but where in Hanover it might have been. New commenter Tim Hoff wrote, “When I was a little kid (I’m … Continue reading

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