Category Archives: Hanover

Ask Joan: Back from Washington, D.C. edition

The July 24, 2012, edition of Ask Joan follows up on mountain oil tonic and Coastal Tank Lines, and looks for info on a large house overlooking the Susquehanna River, visible from Lancaster County.

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Fun paper find: Your 1973 Calendar from B.W. Moul & Son, Builders, of Hanover

At the 2012 Book Nook Bonanza, Joan Concilio and her husband found a 1973 promotional calendar from B.W. Moul & Son, General Builders, of Hanover.

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Mail call: Drive-in memories from Bill Unger

Today’s letter comes from William “Bill” Unger of Shrewsbury, who wrote to me earlier this month with some memories of various drive-ins around York County. Bill writes, “In 1955 I was a student at Susquehannock High School, in the 10th … Continue reading

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Reader photo: A ‘postcard’ from East Berlin

Another reader photo of an “Only in York County” sight, in a bonus “yes, it’s winter” edition: What: An East Berlin winter scene Submitted by: Julie Briceland of Washington Township Something interesting: Julie writes, “This old train station in East … Continue reading

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Reader photo: Church view from the air

Sunday event update: Before we get to today’s reader photo, I’d be remiss if I didn’t remind you about two events going on today in York County. First, the York County Heritage Trust’s 37th annual oyster festival takes place 11 … Continue reading

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Spotlight on Hanover memories, Part 3: Joe’s, Hollander’s, Kroh’s and more

I hope you’ve been enjoying our spotlight on the Hanover area this week. It’s been fun for me to tie some things together and hopefully to spark some new memories as well. In one previous post that drew a lot … Continue reading

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Spotlight on Hanover memories, Part 2: Fun whether ‘hanging out’ in cars or walking everywhere

As I mentioned earlier this week, I’m devoting a three-post series to rounding up some memories from the Hanover area, thanks to several great comments on previous posts. Leading off today is a fun story from Jeff Spangler, who writes, … Continue reading

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Spotlight on Hanover memories, Part 1: A great starter list of businesses

Ever since I last wrote about memories from the Hanover area, I’ve been receiving other thoughts from readers about stores of the past from that town. So, this week, I’m going to feature three posts – today, Friday and Saturday … Continue reading

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Scenes from the southern half of York County

Remember how I said I spent my “staycation” about a week and a half ago hanging out around York County? I showed you some of my fun earlier, and today, I’ve got some more neat photos to share. All of … Continue reading

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More memories of Hollander’s and other Hanover stores

Remember my question about whether anyone remembered Hollander’s in Hanover? I wanted to know not only if you remembered it, but where in Hanover it might have been. New commenter Tim Hoff wrote, “When I was a little kid (I’m … Continue reading

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