Category Archives: Only in York County

What does it mean to be a York Countian? A look at why I’m still here

What does it mean to be a York Countian? Or, to put it another way, what is it that keeps you here? Joan Concilio’s Only in York County project seeks to answer that question.

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From York, Pennsylvania to York, United Kingdom

Reader Jo Ott shares a surprising coincidence regarding York, Pennsyvlania, and York, United Kingdom – and a decal on her car.

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30 things I love about living in York County

In honor of her 30th birthday, Only in York County author Joan Concilio shares 30 things she loves about being a Yorker.

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A look back in video at the 2012 York Fair

Matt Schardt, a local photographer and videographer, shares his retrospective in video from the 2012 York Fair.

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The history of Camp Betty Washington Road

Joan Concilio’s longtime friend Jennell Moser shares what she’s learned about the history of Camp Betty Washington Road, Moser’s Cemetery and Ben Roy.

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Only in York County is 5 years old today!

Five years ago today – June 9, 2007 – Joan Concilio made the first post on Only in York County. Just for fun, here’s a look at some “then-and-now” facts!

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The best piece of Only in York County mail I’ve ever received

The photo above arrived at the YDR offices a few weeks ago with a letter from Norma Jean Scott-Mitzel. I am not exaggerating in the slightest when I say this is truly the best Only in York County mail I’ve … Continue reading

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A look at Joan’s Valentines

As some of you know, I work primarily outside the office for the YDR; I come in once a week to do some in-office tasks and, of course, pick up my mail! Well, last night, Hubby told me there was … Continue reading

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Pork and sauerkraut 2012: Does bacon count as pork?

Back on Dec. 28, Melanie Pancho was getting ready for the new year! She commented, in response to my traditional New Year’s question, “Got my sauerkraut a couple weeks ago, heading to the grocery store this morning for my pork. … Continue reading

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Bizarre York County: Tom meets the Tattooed Rosies

On this episode of my friend Tom’s “Bizarre York County” series, get a behind-the-scenes look at a charity calendar photo shoot of “The Tattooed Rosies,” a local group dedicated to creating positive images for women with tattoos. As the proud … Continue reading

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