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Business advertisements from the York High Weekly in the early 1940s

Reader Jo Ott shares advertisements for former downtown York theaters and businesses taken from 1941 and 1942 copies of the York-High Weekly magazine that she found at an auction.

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Gift suggestions from Fluhrer the Jeweler: Wouldn’t you like some Vaseline jars?

Joan Concilio shows a handout card from Fluhrer the Jeweler, formerly of 17-19 West Market Street in York, PA, with gift suggestions for men and women.

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Mail call: Crider’s memories from Yvonne Welt

Yvonne Welt, a former bookkeeper at Crider’s Store in downtown York in the 1950s and 1960s, shares her memories.

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Mail call: Memories of 1940s get-together locales from Gloria Myers

Gloria Myers of Manchester Township shares her memories of the Ramona Restaurant, Melvin’s Drive-In, the Town Talk and Julius Dairy, all hangouts in York County, Pa., in the 1940s.

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Ask Joan: Restaurants with many names edition

The Oct. 16, 2012, edition of Ask Joan follows up on Hap Miller’s restaurant on East Market Street in York, PA, later known as Seven Cousins, Cicero’s and Archie’s.

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Ask Joan: Old World Import Shop edition

The Oct. 9, 2012, edition of Ask Joan follows up on the Old World Import Shop, a former downtown York business.

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Ask Joan: Impromptu beach edition

The Oct. 2, 2012, edition of Ask Joan seeks information on Wall to Wall Sound and Video, Ream’s Stationery Store and Gruver’s Pharmacy, all former York County businesses.

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Mail call: Memories of Sievers & Devers, and Reineberg’s, from Joyce M. Rode

Reader Joyce Rode shared photos and memories of Sievers & Devers jewelry store and Reineberg’s shoe store, both formerly of South George Street in York.

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Mail call: Hobby store memories from Paul L. Schiding

Paul L. Schiding shares his memories of working at Schiding’s Yorktowne Service Shop, his family’s business, and looks to get in touch with his niece, another commenter.

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Ask Joan: After the York Fair edition

The Sept. 18, 2012, edition of Ask Joan has readers wondering where The Pickets was, asking about home delivery of the York Daily Record newspaper, and providing more information on mountain oil and its creator.

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