Monthly Archives: February 2012

eBay becomes a source for local business memories

Many thanks to longtime reader Larry Good, who last week shared with me links to several eBay items for sale – matchbooks and other memorabilia depicting former York County businesses. I do occasionally watch some eBay auctions for York “stuff,” … Continue reading

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Ask Joan: Special shout-outs edition

Today’s Ask Joan on the blog and yesterday’s Ask Joan in our print edition have a “dedication” component. I’d love to give a special hello to Jim Goodling and Yvonne Altland, two loyal readers, fans and friends who are fighting … Continue reading

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A wonderful image of York’s Continental Square and its trolleys in the late 1930s

Today’s post is just a fun image shared by reader Francis Wark – who you might remember had shared memories of working at McCrory’s in a past post. This image depicts York’s Continental Square at Christmastime, circa 1938, complete with … Continue reading

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More memories of Mack the Fire Horse

I wrote in depth about Old Mack the Fire Horse for the first time in this October post. Well, some time after that, an excerpt from that post ran in our print edition, and in response I received a letter … Continue reading

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Sharing the love of Pennsylvania Dutch cooking: Sweets and sours

Our daughter is an active member of York County 4-H, and through that, our family has had the pleasure to get to know Mary Jo Kraft of the Penn State Cooperative Extension, an awesome lady who is as “True Dutch” … Continue reading

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