Monthly Archives: March 2012

Do you remember Crider’s in downtown York?

Some time ago, I received a note from Greg Leiphart saying, “As a child, I remember Crider’s (Creider’s?) store across from the courthouse on Market Street. I think it was a miscellaneous items store because they had a kids section … Continue reading

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Get outside, York County!

Today’s weather was simply beautiful here, despite a VERY brief thunderstorm. I understand it was worse in some parts of the county, but we were very lucky. We headed outside in the late afternoon to the former Hawk Lake golf … Continue reading

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More memories of York County butcher shops of the past

I had asked, back in December, for your memories of butcher shops in response to a letter from Wayne Breighner. This request drew some great recollections! Kathy Campbell-Beaverson says, “I remember Fisher’s Butchers that was located in the 300 block … Continue reading

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Ask Joan: Beautiful day edition

Our neighborhood was BEAUTIFUL today! (Hence Ask Joan in the middle of the night – I was enjoying the weather all day!) What’s inside 1. Finding Twin Pines sweet bologna 2. Scott Stevens sporting-goods store 3. How Pinchtown got its … Continue reading

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Memories of Playland roller-skating rink

Today’s post is very much thanks to the research of frequent commenter Audrey Lerew. She’d been digging in to info on York’s roller-skating rinks at the Heritage Trust library, and she sent me all the details, saying, “It would be … Continue reading

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