Tag Archives: downtown york

More memories of downtown York cafeterias

Readers of Only in York County share memories of downtown York cafeterias such as Les’s and the YMCA’s cafeteria.

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Even more York hobby shop memories

Only in York County readers share more memories of York’s downtown hobby shops, including The Model Craft Shop, The Checkered Flag Hobby Shop and more.

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Yet more memories of downtown York from the 1940s, ’50s and ’60s

Readers of Only in York County respond with their memories of downtown York businesses after reading several past posts on the topic.

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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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Photo memories from inside some former downtown York businesses

Betsy Baird shares photos of the interiors of several former downtown York, PA, businesses, including Dale & Co., P. Wiest’s, McCrory’s and James McLean & Son.

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More Hochberger’s memories from a former customer

Adona L. Rishel of Springettsbury Township remembers shopping at Hochberger’s on West Market Street for clothing for her son, Andy, and shares a photo of a Hochberger’s outfit.

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Ask Joan: One week to go edition

The Dec. 18, 2012, edition of Ask Joan seeks information on a bar or other location that burnt down outside of Red Lion, as well as information on downtown York, PA’s Christmas star and the former York trolley system.

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Mail call: Downtown York photos from Charles V. Goodwin

Charles V. Goodwin of Windsor shares photos of York, Pa.’s downtown area through the years.

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Mail call: Memories of the National House from Marvin Stine

Reader Marvin Stine shares a clip about the National House in downtown York, Pa. His grandfather, Horace J. Stine Sr., was a desk clerk during the building’s hotel days at the time of his death in 1905.

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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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