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Ask Joan: Mailed notes and photos edition

The Nov. 20, 2014, edition of Ask Joan seeks memories of the Washington House restaurant and the identification of a woman in a photo and shares a recipe for lemon sponge pie, photos taken at Poist Studio and some thoughts on Peace Child York.

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Ask Joan: Following up on stores and more

Today I’m playing catch-up with some mail I’ve received about past questions; I hope you enjoy today’s fun follow-ups in reverse chronological order. What’s inside 1. 5&10 in downtown York 2. Remembering Stillman’s Store in York 3. A note on … Continue reading

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Ask Joan: A half-dozen questions edition

The Oct. 15, 2014, edition of Ask Joan follows up on a weathering steel flyover bridge and shares questions about a one-room school, the village of Longport, connection with those of Slovenian heritage and more.

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Ask Joan: York Township questions edition

The Oct. 9, 2014, edition of Ask Joan shares three questions from York Township in York County, PA: Why School Street is so named; why the Innversville area was renamed Spry; and why a large flyover bridge across Interstate 83 looks rusty.

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Ask Joan: New questions, new logo edition

The Oct. 2, 2014, edition of Ask Joan seeks the name of a 5 & 10 store – maybe Kresge’s – in downtown York, PA, mentions the value of the Polk Directory of York City, seeks info on a swimming spot in the Pigeon Hills and shares more thoughts on Boeckel’s Landing along the Susquehanna River.

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Ask Joan: Lots of follow-ups edition

The June 26, 2014, edition of Ask Joan follows up on questions about Boeckel’s Landing along the Susquehanna River and recipes for hot bacon dressing and Jay’s lemon sponge pie.

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Ask Joan: Bevy of lemon sponge pies edition

The May 1, 2014, edition of Ask Joan shares multiple recipes for lemon sponge pie (possibly the one formerly served at the Jay’s restaurants in York County) and updates readers on a Pennsylvania Dutch church service coming May 4, 2014.

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Remembering the old hotels of York

Readers of Only in York County share their memories of the Union Hotel, the King George Hotel and some local bars, including Degan’s.

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Ask Joan: All about alpacas edition

The June 4, 2013, edition of Ask Joan follows up on a bendy toy from the 1950s and 1960s called Snuggles, and seeks information on a Texas Hot Weiner recipe and powwowing.

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Ask Joan: Gardening edition

The May 29, 2013, edition of Ask Joan follows up on the location of Dottie’s Diner in York and seeks memories of the Mitchell Brothers Orchestra at Harry Keller’s Park in Dallastown, and of an upholstery shop in the Hallam area.

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