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Ask Joan: More on Hide the Line and giving holiday hope

The Dec. 25, 2012, edition of Ask Joan is a special look at the Christmas tradition of Hide the Line or Holiday Hope, a charitable event held by the York Jaycees.

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Print your own York County Christmas coloring book!

Get a free printable coloring book featuring Santa and aliens, a true 1980s classic given out at the West Manchester Mall in York, PA.

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Do you remember this York County Christmas star?

Ron Klimes of Springettsbury Township shares a photo of the huge star made in Christmas lights with which he used to decorate his home.

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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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New Year’s pork and sauerkraut, the 2012 edition

You might remember that around this time in 2010, I started asking you if pork and sauerkraut is a New Year must-have in your house. Well, it turns out you guys really like it. I know. Shocking! One commenter, Justine … Continue reading

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Reader photo, especially for Christmas: Raab schoolhouse in the snow

Another reader photo of an “Only in York County” sight: What: Raab School in York Township, seen in January of this year Submitted by: Dianne Bowders of York Township Something interesting: Dianne writes, “The picturesque one-room Raab School was built … Continue reading

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Christmas wishes from a loyal reader

Many of you know longtime reader and commenter Betsy Baird. Well, Betsy shared with me a Christmas poem she wrote in 1970, along with an image from her Christmas messages of more recent years, and I asked if she’d mind … Continue reading

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See some amazing Christmas lights in Manchester Township

Sunday night, after a very interesting and fun impromptu Christmas pageant at my mom’s church, our family of four took a drive around the area to see what Christmas lights we could find. There were tons that were very nice, … Continue reading

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Today, I’m thankful for my life in York County

Happy Thanksgiving, everyone! I thought today might make a fun time to look at some of the top things I’m thankful for about my life in York County, Pa. Please, share your “York thanks” in the comments too. I’d love … Continue reading

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Bizarre York County: Tom visits a classic local fall attraction

Remember my slightly unusual friend Tom? Well, he’s getting into the spirit of the season – pun intended – this week with another episode of Bizarre York County. Here, Tom follows some Spring Grove teens through the Haunted Mill Scream … Continue reading

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