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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Ask Joan: Lots to do this weekend edition

The June 13, 2012 edition of Ask Joan looks at where to get the best Texas Hot Weiners, a former Civil Air Patrol building and the old United Dye.

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Only in York County is 5 years old today!

Five years ago today – June 9, 2007 – Joan Concilio made the first post on Only in York County. Just for fun, here’s a look at some “then-and-now” facts!

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Memories of Betsy Ross school in York

After one Only in York County reader mentioned the former Betsy Ross school on Pattison Street in York, other memories and photos followed.

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Ask Joan: Say hello to my brother edition

The June 4, 2012, edition of Ask Joan explores memories of Gardner’s Service Station, Lil’s Hangout and Eddie Herr’s Beer Distribution Center.

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Mail call: Memories of Stony Brook Garage

A letter from Jim Weaver talks about Stony Brook Garage at Pleasant Acres Road and East Market Street in Springettsbury Township.

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