Monthly Archives: October 2017

“Talking Dutch” – Some more about those fun things we say

Only in York County author Joan Concilio shares readers’ thoughts on Pennsylvania Dutch or Pennsylvania German phrases, like schleck or schlock, using “ain’t” to indicate agreement, redding up and more.

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Ask Joan: The “How do I know what to write about?” edition

Ask Joan readers share memories of Valley View Park, The Swamp neighborhood in York city, Pappy’s restaurants and the Boundary Avenue area.

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A fall favorite: Schnitz and knepp

Only in York County author Joan Concilio cooks a popular fall or winter Pennsylvania German dish, schnitz and knepp.

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Ask Joan: Recipes, Red Front and a veterans’ memorial

The Oct. 8, 2017, edition of Ask Joan shares recipes for sugar cakes like those made at the former Bear’s Department Store, ponders how the areas of Red Front and The Swamp got their names and seeks information on a former veterans’ memorial in the Elmwood neighborhood.

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