Monthly Archives: December 2012

Rounding up memories from Codorus Township, Spring Grove, West York and beyond

Readers share memories of life in Codorus Township, Spring Grove (including working at P.H. Glatfelter) and West York.

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Ask Joan: More on Hide the Line and giving holiday hope

The Dec. 25, 2012, edition of Ask Joan is a special look at the Christmas tradition of Hide the Line or Holiday Hope, a charitable event held by the York Jaycees.

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Print your own York County Christmas coloring book!

Get a free printable coloring book featuring Santa and aliens, a true 1980s classic given out at the West Manchester Mall in York, PA.

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Another photo from Valley View Park’s heyday

Vincent Quinn of Glen Rock shares a photo taken during the 1940s at Hellam Township’s Valley View Park entertainment venue.

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Gino’s and Ameche’s memories from Bill Unger of Shrewsbury

Bill Unger of Shrewsbury shares his memories of eating at the former Gino’s and Ameche’s in the Baltimore area during the 1950s.

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Ask Joan: One week to go edition

The Dec. 18, 2012, edition of Ask Joan seeks information on a bar or other location that burnt down outside of Red Lion, as well as information on downtown York, PA’s Christmas star and the former York trolley system.

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Mail call: Downtown York photos from Charles V. Goodwin

Charles V. Goodwin of Windsor shares photos of York, Pa.’s downtown area through the years.

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Ask Joan: Clean It Up edition

The Dec. 11, 2012, edition of Ask Joan seeks information on a 1965 effort to clean up York County, in order to help Tom Smith, Master Gardener, Penn State Extension agent and West Nile Virus prevention program coordinator, organize current efforts!

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Do you remember this York County Christmas star?

Ron Klimes of Springettsbury Township shares a photo of the huge star made in Christmas lights with which he used to decorate his home.

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Ask Joan: Welcome to December edition

The Dec. 4, 2012, edition of Ask Joan sheds more light on Gruver’s Pharmacy – and what was misremembered as Gruver’s but was actually Coover’s Drug Store. One reader also seeks memories of a former downtown York Christmas tradition called Hide the Line.

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