Category Archives: Local memories

Readers recall West York area and locate bologna

Only in York County readers locate a place to buy Ahrens Butcher Bologna, answer questions about a 1945 New Year’s photo and recall life in the 1950s in the area of Hokes Mill Road in West York.

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More readers recall downtown York’s past

Only in York County readers remember a variety of downtown York, PA, stores and restaurants of the past.

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Ask Joan: Follow-ups from January edition

Only in York County readers recall movies in the Springwood area, a grocery store with a slanted floor, Franklin School, the Holiday or York Theater and the 615 Club.

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More memories of Bierman’s

Readers of Only in York County share memories of the former Bierman’s Restaurant in York, which later became the Tremont before burning down in 1977.

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Ask Joan: Summer reading and hiking edition

Only in York County readers provide details on where to get Ahrens butcher bologna, look for information on the Chop-Chop or Cho-Cho Bar (an ice cream treat), and share and seek photos of the former Mount Rose School.

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