Monthly Archives: January 2012

A couple of quick memories about Peoples Drug

This July post got us started talking about memories of Peoples Drug. Included was this photo, originally seen on June Lloyd’s Universal York blog. It shows the store in September 1955, with its windows taped as protection against a coming … Continue reading

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Reader photo: Snow through the branches

What: Early morning snow and the sun rising. Submitted by: LuAnn Scruggs of West Manchester Township Something interesting: Today’s reader photo continues my snow theme started in a photo earlier this week. Whether you like snow or not, it’s a … Continue reading

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The one thing everyone remembers about Babe Keller’s restaurant

OK, this is just fun. We talked almost six months ago about memories of Babe Keller’s Restaurant, and as part of that, Wayne Breighner had some stories to tell about how that restaurant’s owners were real jokesters. And the fun … Continue reading

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Reader photo: Snow in Spring Grove

What: Snow on Main Street in Spring Grove Submitted by: Judy Ensminger of North Codorus Township Something interesting: Since I’m going to Vermont Wednesday and Thursday, where I hope it WON’T be snowy (imagine that), I thought it might be … Continue reading

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Ask Joan: Vermont week edition

Hubby and I are taking a special trip this week – my Christmas present was a getaway to Bennington, Vermont! After a hectic week and weekend last week, it’ll be nice to get away, but the preparations are keeping me … Continue reading

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Memories via Facebook from Dale Boyce

I love Facebook. For better or worse, I really am on there all the time (to be fair, much of it is for work). One thing I’m having happen more and more often is that readers will find me on … Continue reading

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Following up with even more A&P and other grocery store memories

Tuesday, we talked about Stewartstown memories, including Norris Grocery – which had formerly been an A&P. That got me started thinking about that chain again, which no longer exists in York County. We’d talked about them back in June (that’s … Continue reading

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Gino’s is still the place to go: A roundup on one of our favorite eateries!

Longtime readers and longtime residents of the area certainly know Gino’s, especially since it’s made news recently for reopening even more stores. Today, a few quick notes to share on this awesome restaurant. My husband found this neat retrospective from … Continue reading

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Mail call: More Stewartstown snowstorm memories

Today’s letter comes to me from Jackie Tredway Korte of Red Lion, who you might remember sent me a clipping of some quotes from the 1950s. In her accompanying letter, Jackie talked about memories trigged by this post, in which … Continue reading

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Ask Joan: Nunchucks edition

Regular readers might know that I study tae kwon do at Dover Dragons TKD. Well, one of our programs for more advanced students has included lessons this month in using nunchucks (nunchaku). I love it. Thankfully for those in close … Continue reading

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