Monthly Archives: December 2011

Reader photo: Happy New Year!

Another reader photo of an “Only in York County” sight, in a special “It’s New Year’s Eve” edition: What: York’s center square during the fireworks ringing in 2011 Submitted by: Chris Alan of York Something interesting: Chris submitted this last … Continue reading

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Mail call: Drive-in memories from Bill Unger

Today’s letter comes from William “Bill” Unger of Shrewsbury, who wrote to me earlier this month with some memories of various drive-ins around York County. Bill writes, “In 1955 I was a student at Susquehannock High School, in the 10th … Continue reading

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Rutsch or rutch – Either way, this Yorkism continues to slide around!

I have to thank my sister Linda, who was NOT born and raised in York County, but who has lived here long enough to pick up on some great Yorkisms. She brought up “rutching” again last week, as we gathered … Continue reading

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New Year’s pork and sauerkraut, the 2012 edition

You might remember that around this time in 2010, I started asking you if pork and sauerkraut is a New Year must-have in your house. Well, it turns out you guys really like it. I know. Shocking! One commenter, Justine … Continue reading

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Fulton, Mehring & Hauser Co. Want Book: Another store, another find, part 1

Perhaps you remember my four-part series, “Joan goes to the antique store,” in which I went to the unnamed antique store in the New Salem square and found some bloggable items. You’ll be pleased to know that Hubby found us … Continue reading

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