Category Archives: Dallastown/Red Lion

Seeking memories of Spurg’s Restaurant

In honor of Syd Grim’s 80th birthday in February 2014, readers are invited to send her their memories of the former Spurg’s Restaurant in Spry.

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More thoughts on Betty Washington, and her namesake camp, and the camp’s namesake road

Readers of Only in York County share their memories of the Camp Betty Washington area and notes about Betty Washington herself.

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More Pappy’s Pizza memories

Readers of Only in York County share moer of their memories of the former Pappy’s Pizza off the Leader Heights Road exit of Interstate 83 in York Township.

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Ask Joan: Even more follow-up fun for my mom’s birthday edition

The March 25, 2013, edition of Ask Joan follows up on a plane crash in Dallastown and the former Keyboard Studios music store.

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1961 Red Lion football schedule booklet: Another store, another find, part 3

Joan Concilio shares a fun piece of York County ephemera in honor of the start of high school football season – a 1961 Red Lion football schedule booklet.

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The history of Camp Betty Washington Road

Joan Concilio’s longtime friend Jennell Moser shares what she’s learned about the history of Camp Betty Washington Road, Moser’s Cemetery and Ben Roy.

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Dallastown area’s memories keep rolling in

This post from last year, of memories of the Dallastown area from Wade Kehr, has drawn many responses. In fact, I can’t believe how many Dallastown memories I’ve found! Today, I want to share a few from my friend Betsy … Continue reading

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Mail call: Memories of Dallastown from Kim Anderson

Today’s reader letter hits on an area of York County we don’t talk about as often – Dallastown. But in this March post, commenter Skipper mentioned a Streavig’s Grocery in that area, and it’s that which sparked today’s letter in … Continue reading

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Ask Joan: Postal mail edition

In general, I ask everyone submitting Ask Joan questions to submit them via our web form. It’s mostly done to make sure everyone’s question gets filed and answered; also, it helps me more promptly respond to timely questions. But I … Continue reading

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Reader photo, especially for Christmas: Raab schoolhouse in the snow

Another reader photo of an “Only in York County” sight: What: Raab School in York Township, seen in January of this year Submitted by: Dianne Bowders of York Township Something interesting: Dianne writes, “The picturesque one-room Raab School was built … Continue reading

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