Category Archives: Local memories

Memories of York County’s swimming pools

Only in York County readers share their memories of swimming pools in York County, PA, including the Meadowbrook Swim Club and Springwood Park and Pool.

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Ask Joan: Murder mystery edition

The July 14, 2015, edition of Ask Joan seeks information on the former Menu-Ette Restaurant in the York area, the 1962 York White Roses, and a teddy bear that might have been from the former Bear’s Department Store. Several readers also shared topics for future columns.

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More memories of the former W.T. Grant stores

Only in York County readers share their memories of the former W.T. Grant department stores in York, PA.

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A central Pennsylvania way to store your recipes

Longtime reader and source of neat York County information Jo Ott shared something with me several years ago that I just found in my files today and wanted to publish. It’s about the cabinets above, which were seen and photographed … Continue reading

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Do you remember the Red Lion bean strike?

An Only in York County reader shares memories of a 1962 “strike” at Red Lion High School, where students refused to eat any more surplus navy beans.

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Ask Joan: Fun follow-ups edition

The June 16, 2015 edition of Ask Joan follows up on a Grantley Road restaurant and a manhole cover that reads “York T&T.”

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Remembering Ahrens and other York County butcher shops of the past

Readers of Only in York County share their memories of the former Ahrens Butcher Shop in York, as well as other former York, Pennsylvania, butchers.

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Receipts from York, PA, businesses of the past

Only in York County reader Lorie Redding shares images of receipts of York, PA, businesses that her mother, Rosella Linebaugh, kept from when she and Lorie’s father, Glenn Linebaugh, were first married in the late 1940s.

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Sending memories from Las Vegas to York, PA

Two readers from Las Vegas shared their memories of life in York, County, PA, especially the downtown York area.

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Ask Joan: Fitbit edition

Ask Joan readers wonder about two former York White Roses baseball players, a Girl Scout cabin in Springettsbury Township and the American Legion shows of the 1950s and ’60s in York, PA.

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