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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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More memories of Dover, Weigelstown and Mount Royal

Readers recall former stores in the Weigelstown and Mount Royal areas of Dover Township, including Hake’s (one of which is still open), Spangler’s and more.

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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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Gift suggestions from Fluhrer the Jeweler: Wouldn’t you like some Vaseline jars?

Joan Concilio shows a handout card from Fluhrer the Jeweler, formerly of 17-19 West Market Street in York, PA, with gift suggestions for men and women.

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Ask Joan: East Market Street memory edition

The Sept. 4, 2012, edition of Ask Joan seeks the names of a former restaurant, music store and former import/export shop, all of which were on East Market Street.

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Mail call: Three businesses, three memories

As you read this, I’m traveling with the lovely Christopher Otto somewhere across the general Mid-Atlantic region, in celebration of our seventh anniversary, and we are almost certainly having a great time! But I wanted to leave you with some … Continue reading

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Ask Joan: Famous Faces edition

We’re launching a new feature here on Only in York County. Those who have been reading for a while might remember the Names of York series, which I wrote for more than a year, exploring the people behind some of … Continue reading

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Ask Joan: Middle of the night edition

I am definitely a night owl, much more so than a morning person. So today’s Ask Joan was started just before midnight on Monday night. Hopefully, it will make good Tuesday morning reading for you – unless you’re a “latecomer” … Continue reading

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A piece of cooking history: Joan goes to the antique store, part 1

Looking for more Joan? I’ve got a guest post up this week at our new “YDR Insider” blog, a behind-the-scenes look at Ask Joan. Go check it out! Chris and I took a recent trip to the antique store in … Continue reading

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