Monthly Archives: June 2012

Fun paper find: Catechism on York County

Joan Concilio’s trip to the York Book and Paper Fair in spring 2012 turned up a copy of Catechism on York County, a neat question-and-answer brochure from the early 1930s.

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Fun postcard find: Old photo of summer cottages near Manchester

Joan Concilio shares a find from the York Post Card Club’s 2012 show and sale – an image of summer cottages near Manchester, captioned Conenago Park. Is that a misprint of Conewago – or something else?

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Ask Joan: Halfway through 2012 edition

The June 26, 2012, edition of Ask Joan looks at recipes for Bury Burgers and hot bacon dressing, as well as a follow-up on how the Pinchtown area of Dover Township got its name.

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Mail call: Memories of Parkway from Theresa Dotzel

Theresa Young Dotzel shares memories of growing up in the Parkway neighborhood of York during the 1950s, Chickies gas station, Geesey’s store and Bentzel’s Market.

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York County goes to the shore: Memories of a Wildwood vacation

Where do people from York County, Pa., go on vacation? Wildwood, West Virginia and lots of other places!

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