Tag Archives: photos

A central Pennsylvania way to store your recipes

Longtime reader and source of neat York County information Jo Ott shared something with me several years ago that I just found in my files today and wanted to publish. It’s about the cabinets above, which were seen and photographed … Continue reading

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Remembering C.J. Helfrich Delicatessen

An Only in York County reader is seeking memories of C.J. Helfrich’s Delicatessen in York.

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A log house in York and fastnacht follow-ups

An Only in York County reader asks about a small log house tucked amid larger buildings in the City of York, and readers share their fastnacht memories and stories.

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Pictures and postcards from Dover, PA

Reader Maravene (Codd) Covert shared photos of the square in Dover, PA, through the years.

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A photo from York Hoover Body and Casket

A reader shared a photo of employees of York Hoover Body and York Hoover Casket taken in 1941.

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Huge collection of postcards showing York County’s past

I apologize for the lack of recent posts, everyone! I’m in the middle of a project for the YDR that’s taking 100% of my working hours and then some, but I’m trying to find a few minutes here and there … Continue reading

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Memories of The Swamp and other swimming holes

Reader Betsy Baird shared an older newspaper clip of locals swimming in The Swamp, a swimming hole on Barshinger Creek south of Dallastown.

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Ask Joan: Photos given, photos sought edition

The March 27, 2013 edition of Ask Joan seeks information on an old building in Lower Windsor Township, and seeks photos of a Catholic high school in York and a former ESSO station in Springettsbury Township.

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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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Library card memories from Joann Hano

Reader Joann Hano shares a photo of her 1983 Martin Library card – with a 5-cents-per-day late fee on overdue books!

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