Category Archives: Ask Joan

Ask Joan: The newest questions edition

The Nov. 12, 2017, edition of Ask Joan seeks information on Dick’s Dam near New Oxford, Adams County, the former businesses at what is now The Cove on South George Street, and L&H 5 and 10 memories.

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Ask Joan: Family scrapbook edition

The Nov. 5, 2017, edition of Ask Joan explores more details about a fatal bazooka shell explosion in 1957 and seeks information on a mystery photo.

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Ask Joan: The “How do I know what to write about?” edition

Ask Joan readers share memories of Valley View Park, The Swamp neighborhood in York city, Pappy’s restaurants and the Boundary Avenue area.

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Ask Joan: Recipes, Red Front and a veterans’ memorial

The Oct. 8, 2017, edition of Ask Joan shares recipes for sugar cakes like those made at the former Bear’s Department Store, ponders how the areas of Red Front and The Swamp got their names and seeks information on a former veterans’ memorial in the Elmwood neighborhood.

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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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