Category Archives: Names of York

Apple pie and peach bread recipes from former Congressman George A. Goodling

Joan Concilio shares an early 1970s cookbook distributed by former U.S. Rep. George A. Goodling, a Republican Congressman from Pennsylvania. It included recipes for Dutch Kitchen Apple Pie and Peach Bread.

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Mail call: A note from Robert Ranhauser, A.B. Farquhar collector

A.B. Farquhar collector Robert Ranhauser shares some trivia about Farquhar, one of York, PA’s most famous industrialists.

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Ask Joan: Famous Faces edition

We’re launching a new feature here on Only in York County. Those who have been reading for a while might remember the Names of York series, which I wrote for more than a year, exploring the people behind some of … Continue reading

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A spotlight on former Pa. Governor George Leader: Joan goes to the antique store, part 3

You might remember that, during the Dover Fireman’s Fair in September, I mentioned you should check out the exhibit on former Gov. George Leader, the only Pennsylvania governor to date from York County. Well, I got rained out of the … Continue reading

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Names of York: Joseph Kennard

More in the ongoing series on the Names of York. Place: Kennard-Dale High School in the South Eastern School District Who was it named after? Joseph Kennard was a Stewartstown man who, in 1807, received the patent for the land … Continue reading

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