Monthly Archives: October 2011

Ask Joan: Well, I’ve got black cats edition

Happy Halloween to those who mark the day today! We’re not super-big into Halloween in our family, in part because Oct. 31 also commemorates the dates of some less-fun family events, but we do have one thing going for us. … Continue reading

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Reader photo: Church and cemetery on Queen Street

Another reader photo of an “Only in York County” sight: What: A church at Market and Queen streets in York Submitted by: Darin Potts of Hellam Township Something interesting: If I am thinking of it correctly, this is First Presbyterian … Continue reading

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Memories of Old Mack the fire horse

Quite a while ago, Ben Lightner suggested I should blog about “Old Mack.” Who was Mack? Well, in the words of late YDR columnist Jim Hubley, “Mack was a horse, a fire horse in the days before fire-fighting vehicles were … Continue reading

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Scenes from a workday at Black Hosiery in West York

We last talked about the Black Hosiery Factory in West York in this June post. Today, I have some fun scenes to share from a workday at Black’s, which was in about the 1200 block of West Market Street. These … Continue reading

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Yesterday night: Maybe a Joanism and not a Yorkism?

I had gotten two comments from friends in recent weeks about something I say that is, apparently, odd. (I know, you’re shocked.) It’s the phrase “yesterday night,” which I say in place of “last night.” When I used it in … Continue reading

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