Category Archives: York County online

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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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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eBay becomes a source for local business memories

Many thanks to longtime reader Larry Good, who last week shared with me links to several eBay items for sale – matchbooks and other memorabilia depicting former York County businesses. I do occasionally watch some eBay auctions for York “stuff,” … Continue reading

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In which one of Joan’s real-life heroes comes to York County

Those of you who have read Only in York County for a while, and those who know me in real life, are aware that personal finance, getting rid of stuff, organization, productivity and travel are among my major interests. You … Continue reading

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More mail-order local snacks

Last week, I mentioned some local food-makers that will ship their treats to you – that is, if you’re not lucky enough to live in York County! I also asked for recommendations of other local companies that ship, especially food, … Continue reading

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Pretzels go virtual!

I’ve posted a few times before about the awesome new Smittie’s soft pretzel stand, now a lighthouse, on Route 74 north of Dover. Well, now, you can order your Smittie’s online – from anywhere in the U.S.! They’ve launched a … Continue reading

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Yorkers elsewhere in the news: April 13, 2010 edition

A few links to round up for you today, on Yorkers elsewhere in the news! Remember the Scrapple wine at Adams County Winery in Orrtanna? I recently got a news release that it received a gold medal in the 2010 … Continue reading

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Life on other planets, as observed from Red Lion?

I love it when I find mentions of York County in other media online, and this one that I found recently is especially cool. This column by Roger Simon with Creators Syndicate mentions Red Lion in an unusual way. Simon … Continue reading

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Reader photo: Wills School

Another reader photo of an “Only in York County” sight: What: Wills School, a one-room schoolhouse in Hellam Township. By: Melanie Wallace of York Something unusual: The school is now owned and maintained as a museum by the Conservation Society … Continue reading

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Reader photo: Rex/Laurel firehouse

Another reader photo of an “Only in York County” sight: What: Rex/Laurel firehouse in York By: Melanie Wallace of York Something unusual: This firehouse had a fire of its own in 1856. Share your own photos of scenes around York … Continue reading

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