Category Archives: Local memories

Ask Joan: School memories edition

The April 15, 2014, edition of Ask Joan shares reader questions about school in days past, including the history of the former Pine Street school building, a chance for Central Elementary students to reunite and a call for memories of York Township Elementary’s “Mr. Smith.”

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A smorgasbord of food memories

Today’s post is just a quick dive into my inbox to share some miscellaneous memories of yummy foods and restaurants of the past. Where I can, I’ve linked to previous times we’ve talked about these particular eateries, so dig in! … Continue reading

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Remembering the old hotels of York

Readers of Only in York County share their memories of the Union Hotel, the King George Hotel and some local bars, including Degan’s.

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More memories of York County service stations

Readers of Only in York County share their memories of service stations in the area.

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Even more memories of Peoples Drug

Readers of Only in York County share their memories and photos of the former Peoples Drug Store in downtown York.

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More memories of downtown York cafeterias

Readers of Only in York County share memories of downtown York cafeterias such as Les’s and the YMCA’s cafeteria.

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Seeking memories of Spurg’s Restaurant

In honor of Syd Grim’s 80th birthday in February 2014, readers are invited to send her their memories of the former Spurg’s Restaurant in Spry.

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Huge collection of postcards showing York County’s past

I apologize for the lack of recent posts, everyone! I’m in the middle of a project for the YDR that’s taking 100% of my working hours and then some, but I’m trying to find a few minutes here and there … Continue reading

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Memories of The Swamp and other swimming holes

Reader Betsy Baird shared an older newspaper clip of locals swimming in The Swamp, a swimming hole on Barshinger Creek south of Dallastown.

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More memories of York County’s farmers’ markets

Only in York County readers share even more memories of York County’s past and present farmers’ markets.

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