Monthly Archives: July 2017

Ask Joan: Farquhar Park, Gingerich’s Menswear and more

Only in York County readers share memories of Farquhar Park, Avalong’s, the Christmas steam whistle concert, Gingerich’s Menswear and more.

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Memories of Vacation Bible School and York’s airmail service

Only in York County readers share a VBS photo from the 1940s, talk about a May Day song and game, and seek information on airmail delivery in York in the 1940s.

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Readers recall West York area and locate bologna

Only in York County readers locate a place to buy Ahrens Butcher Bologna, answer questions about a 1945 New Year’s photo and recall life in the 1950s in the area of Hokes Mill Road in West York.

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More readers recall downtown York’s past

Only in York County readers remember a variety of downtown York, PA, stores and restaurants of the past.

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Ask Joan: Follow-ups from January edition

Only in York County readers recall movies in the Springwood area, a grocery store with a slanted floor, Franklin School, the Holiday or York Theater and the 615 Club.

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