Category Archives: Local memories

Memories and photos from Green’s Dairy

A reader shares photos and memories of the Green’s Dairy delivery drivers in York, PA.

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Some memories of York County bakeries of the past

An Only in York County reader recalls former York County, PA, bakeries the De Luxe Pastry Shop and the Patty Cake Bakery.

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Memories from the mailbag: Washington House, Christmas in York, W.T. Grant, butchers and more

Only in York County readers share their memories of the former W.T. Grant stores; butcher shops in York, PA; York Christmas traditions; former Martin Library cards; and the Washington House buffet.

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Memories of York’s Curbside Market

An Only in York County reader recalls downtown York’s Curbside Market in the 1920s and 1930s.

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Ask Joan: Sewing factory, shoe store and gas station recalled

The July 28, 2015, edition of Ask Joan seeks memories of Bernstein & Sons sewing factory, a shoestore in Delco Plaza in the 1980s, H.S. Schmidt, and the W.C. Lauer Mobil Gas & Oil Station, all former businesses in York County, Pennsylvania.

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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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