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York County’s connection to the deadly Lassa Fever virus

Joan Concilio is seeking details on York County’s connection to an outbreak of the deadly Lassa Fever virus in 1969-1970, in which a man visiting the area died at York Hospital.

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From York, Pennsylvania to York, United Kingdom

Reader Jo Ott shares a surprising coincidence regarding York, Pennsyvlania, and York, United Kingdom – and a decal on her car.

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30 things I love about living in York County

In honor of her 30th birthday, Only in York County author Joan Concilio shares 30 things she loves about being a Yorker.

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A look back in video at the 2012 York Fair

Matt Schardt, a local photographer and videographer, shares his retrospective in video from the 2012 York Fair.

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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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The best piece of Only in York County mail I’ve ever received

The photo above arrived at the YDR offices a few weeks ago with a letter from Norma Jean Scott-Mitzel. I am not exaggerating in the slightest when I say this is truly the best Only in York County mail I’ve … Continue reading

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Natalie Wood, Rebel Without a Cause and one Yorker’s connection

Today’s letter is just plain fun. It comes from David F. Spangler of York Township and it’s pretty awesome. David writes, “To all Natalie Wood fans in the York area, remember the scene from the movie “Rebel Without A Cause.” … 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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More on butcher bologna: A York County specialty

Back in June, John Loeper mentioned a truly Only in York County food, butcher bologna. At the time, I mentioned a blogger now living in New Jersey who wondered the same thing – Nancy, of “Rediscovering Grandma,” who had written … Continue reading

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Ask Joan: 2011 back-to-school edition

Today was my daughter’s first day of sixth grade – the start of middle school in our district! In addition to that typical craziness, we also went and bought her a (used) flute tonight so she can join the band. … Continue reading

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