Monthly Archives: February 2015

A log house in York and fastnacht follow-ups

An Only in York County reader asks about a small log house tucked amid larger buildings in the City of York, and readers share their fastnacht memories and stories.

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Ask Joan: A photo question about York T&T

Reader Bob Finke shared an image of a metal York T&T plate – no, not dynamite; instead, it stood for York Telephone and Telegraph, a former phone provider in York, PA.

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Some fastnacht fun for the week of Fat Tuesday

Reader Paul A. Neiman of Dover shares memories and a newspaper article about his late mother’s fastnacht-making tradition, and we seek other York County fastnacht stories.

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Pictures and postcards from Dover, PA

Reader Maravene (Codd) Covert shared photos of the square in Dover, PA, through the years.

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Ask Joan: The “Big changes, but not really?” edition

The Feb. 5, 2015, edition of Ask Joan talks about smierkase, schnitz and knepp, The Web, a gas-line explosion and the history of the York Haven area of York County, PA.

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