Category Archives: Dover/West York

Ask Joan: Shoe House vacation, Happy Johnny’s Gang and more

In this edition of Ask Joan, Only in York County readers talk about Happy Johnny’s Gang, Tales From the Tomb, staying at the Haines Shoe House, Chantiles Parking Lot, Willow Beach Park in Hanover and more.

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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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Memories of West York continue

A reader of Only in York County shares his memories of West York borough, including gas stations, car lots, grocery stores and more.

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Reader memories of North Pole, Tally House and other eateries continue

Readers of Only in York County share memories of former restaurants, such as The Old Homestead Inn, the William Tally House, Ernie McCall’s North Pole Drive-In and Jay’s Subs.

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Sharing information on a one-room school, a candy store and a camp

Only in York County readers seek information on Bott’s School in West Manchester Township, Mary Henry Homemade Candies in York, and Summit Grove Camp in New Freedom.

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