Category Archives: Northern/West Shore

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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Names of York: Abraham Wells

More in the ongoing series on the Names of York. Place: Wellsville, a small borough in northern York County Who was it named after? Abraham Wells, a whipmaker, was the town of Wellsville’s founder. The original industry of the town … Continue reading

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