Category Archives: Northern/West Shore

Ask Joan: Orange cats edition

The Oct. 30, 2014, edition of Ask Joan features questions on the history of schools in the Dillsburg area and memories of the 1500 Club in West York, PA, as well as follow-ups on Fisher’s Restaurant’s oysters and a downtown York 5-and-10 store.

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Reader photo: Beaver Creek in the winter

Another reader photo of an “Only in York County” sight: What: Looking upsteam on Beaver Creek in the winter Submitted by: Jo Ott of Fairview Township Something interesting: Jo submitted this photo earlier this year (in February); I thought it … Continue reading

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Reader photo: Scene from the rodeo

Another reader photo of an “Only in York County” sight: What: Barrel racing at the Wellsville Rodeo Submitted by: Karyl Miller of Dover Township Something interesting: Karyl writes, “From the barrel racing event at the 50th Anniversary Wellsville Rodeo. After … Continue reading

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Reader photo: Bald eagle at Pinchot

Another reader photo of an “Only in York County” sight: What: A bald eagle at Gifford Pinchot State Park Submitted by: Mike Smith of Dover Township Something interesting: Many of you are familiar with my brother-in-law Mike, a frequent commenter … Continue reading

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Come see me at the Keystone State Games!

Sorry for the lateness of today’s post. I’m working hard so that I can clear my work decks for a busy week and weekend out of the office. Tomorrow (or today, by the time many of you are reading this), … Continue reading

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Reader photo: Train tracks in Goldsboro

Another reader photo of an “Only in York County” sight: What: Railroad tracks in Goldsboro Submitted by: Misty Harbold of the Manchester area Something interesting: Jim McClure has a great profile of Goldsboro on his York Town Square blog. The … Continue reading

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Reader photo: Wellsville Frontier Days

Another reader photo of an “Only in York County” sight: What: Calf roping at the Wellsville Rodeo Submitted by: Troy Fregm of the Red Lion area Something interesting: The rodeo marked its 50th year this year as part of Wellsville … Continue reading

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Reader photo: Dragonfly at Pinchot Park

Another reader photo of an “Only in York County” sight: What: Dragonfly, seen on Pinchot Lake Submitted by: Teanna Byerts of Dover Township Something interesting: Teanna writes that the dragonfly (stockier than damselfly, with wings outspread like airplane) was photographed … Continue reading

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A fun story about a local legend from an intrepid reader

Last month – yes, when it was still snowy! – longtime reader Jo sent us this photo taken at Pinchot Park. She writes, “Tony, 88 year-old skier, was the first ski instructor hired by Ski Roundtop, in 1962. If we … Continue reading

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Reader photo: Fishing time

Another reader photo of an “Only in York County” sight: What: Fishing at Gifford Pinchot State Park Submitted by: Julie Briceland of Washington Township Something unusual: Julie titled this photo of her son Levi and their dog, Ruby, “It’s Line-Thirty.” … Continue reading

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