Monthly Archives: April 2011

Remember our downtown walking tour?

In early March, I posted a copy of something Jo had passed on to me; the source, at the time, was unknown, but it was a detailed walking tour of downtown York. I have since found the original author and … Continue reading

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Letters about even more downtown stores and restaurants

Hain’s Private brand cigars, rolled in the store by Jesus Castanon and his wife, Xenia Hernandez, are displayed inside the humidor at the shop in York in this 2008 photo at the South George Street store. My mailbox has been … Continue reading

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A York County drive: Free spring water from the Leone family

I mentioned recently that I was going to be featuring some special York County places in an occasional series on this blog. I’m calling it “York County drives,” and it’s meant to highlight those hidden treasures in York County, cool … Continue reading

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Your memories of music and lessons

Remember when I shared Jo’s family sheet music collection and her stories about how the family took music lessons? I received several other great comments on that topic by mail and email. It almost makes me want to dig out … Continue reading

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Even more York County movie-theater memories

Memories of York County movie theaters continue to flow in! Today, I want to round up some letters I received in the mail. Norma Brown of Shrewsbury writes, “In a reply to your article on the New Freedom Theater, I … Continue reading

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