Monthly Archives: May 2011

Ask Joan: Memorial Day edition

I’m sure many of you are enjoying the three-day weekend and kicking off the start of “summer” with a cookout, some ice cream or a trip to the pool. That’s awesome, and I hope you have a great time! Please … Continue reading

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Reader photo: Barnett Bobb house

Another reader photo of an “Only in York County” sight: What: Barnett Bobb log house in York Submitted by: Dianne Bowders of York Township Something interesting: Dianne writes: “This 1811 log house was originally constructed at the corner of Pershing … Continue reading

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Even more D.E. Jones memories

Way back in December, I mentioned a store of the past that I had personally frequented – D.E. Jones. Turns out there were a few locally – at least in Shrewsbury, in Delco Plaza, and in Hanover. The Delco one … Continue reading

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A quick follow-up to the ‘mise-well’ Yorkism

Since yesterday’s post was so in-depth, I thought today we should have a little more of a quick read. In that spirit, here are a couple of quick follow-ups to our talk about “mise-well” as the York County way of … Continue reading

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Memories of The White Swan west of York

Diane Folkenroth, while thinking back to the Pine Tree Inn west of York, wrote in with some more memories from that area. “Other sites in the west end: White Swan; Orange Top; at the railroad tracks – Farm Bureau; Gross’s … Continue reading

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