Category Archives: Local memories

More Washington House photos

Reader Betty J. Massa shares photos of the former Washington House in Wrightsville.

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A photo from York Hoover Body and Casket

A reader shared a photo of employees of York Hoover Body and York Hoover Casket taken in 1941.

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The Washington House in Wrightsville: Not just a restaurant, also a Greyhound bus stop

An Only in York County reader recalls when The Washington House in Wrightsville was a Greyhound bus stop.

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Memories of York County’s Tom Thumb weddings

York County readers share their stories of Tom Thumb weddings among children in the 1930s and 1940s.

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Another sampling of York County memories: W.T. Grant, 1500 Club and more

Only in York County readers share memories of the 1500 Club and The Washington House, as well as a photo from the former Mount Zion School.

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Kicking of 2015 with a smattering of York County memories

Readers share their memories of former York County, PA, locales, including the 1500 Club; Joe, the Motorists’ Friend; the Hiway Theater; Playland roller-skating rink; the A&P; and more.

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Ask Joan: Belated birthday edition

The Dec. 4, 2014, edition of Ask Joan follows up on the history of what is now City View Lofts in North York, PA, and seeks information on Pudd’s crab cakes and a recipe for fastnachts.

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Ask Joan: Memories of Sears, and a Gitt family update

The Nov. 26, 2014, edition of Ask Joan follows up on a photo of Elizabeth Moul Gitt of the Hanover area and shares memories of the former York County Shopping Center, especially Sears.

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Ask Joan: Mailed notes and photos edition

The Nov. 20, 2014, edition of Ask Joan seeks memories of the Washington House restaurant and the identification of a woman in a photo and shares a recipe for lemon sponge pie, photos taken at Poist Studio and some thoughts on Peace Child York.

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Ask Joan: It’s snowing? edition

The Nov. 13, 2014, edition of Ask Joan shares information on where to find old photos of York County, Pennsylvania, information on the former St. Francis Prep school in Spring grove, and a question about the former YESCO Electrical building in North York.

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