Monthly Archives: November 2011

Giving the gift of scrapple

This holiday season, won’t you consider sending some yummy (?) York County foods to your out-of-town friends and family members? You might recall we’ve got a list of local snacks you can get via mail-order, but then, I got this … Continue reading

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Mail call: Memories of Schiding’s Service Store

Today’s letter came in response to this August post on former businesses gleaned from ads in a 1947 cookbook put out by Christ Lutheran Church of York. Well, among those businesses listed John L. R. Schiding’s Yorktowne Service Store (“We … Continue reading

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Ask Joan: Birthday week edition

Tomorrow marks my 29th birthday! I’m really excited… only a year until 30. I expect a major celebration for my 30th. Unlike some who dread it, I feel like that’s when you’re really “someone,” if that makes sense. But for … Continue reading

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Reader photo: A fall scene over a Bull Road bridge

Another reader photo of an “Only in York County” sight. What: Bridge over Beaver Creek on Bull Road Submitted by: Bill Allison of Newberry Township Something interesting: This bridge is one of my favorite spots in York County, and I … Continue reading

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Mail call: Memories of Dauber’s Florist and more

Today’s letter comes from Jane (Dauber) Duke, who describes herself: “I am also a life-long York countian and my family has roots in York back to the 1700’s.” Jane writes, “I was reading thru this and have some things to … Continue reading

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