Category Archives: It used to be…

Readers remember Squire’s Pub and other Mailman’s and Queensgate-area restaurants

Readers of Only in York County recalled the former Squire’s Pub, later Nicholas’s Pub, in what is now the Queensgate Shopping Center in southern York, PA.

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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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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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Thoughts on York County’s former telephone service

Reader Andrew P. Smith shares his memories of phone service in York County in the 1950s and 1960s, when service was offered by York Telephone and Telegraph and then General Telephone Company.

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Not quite as far of a throwback: Groceries in 1996

Today’s fun ephemera was also a gift from my husband; it’s a pair of Sunday grocery-store circulars from January 1996. Normally, we look at what I consider “older” old stuff – 30, 40, 50 years or more. So, in this … Continue reading

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